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Ghollywood’s Juliet Ibrahim Talks Global Industry and Pursuit of Hollywood

Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim talks global film industry, her journey to succeed and her plan…

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Dr. Dre Highest Paid Hip Hop Act 2014

Dr. Dre is Forbes’ Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Act

Producer and entrepreneur earns more than other artists on the list combined

Dr. Dre tops Forbes’ “Highest Paid Hip Hop Acts” for 2014, as he earned $620…

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ASPiRE announces collaboration with Thw White House Initiative

ASPiRE Announces Partnership with White House Initiative on HBCUs

Conference is scheduled for Sept. 22-23 in Washington D.C.

ASPiRE will a partner with the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities…

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Carole Robertson Day, Jack and Jill of America

Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Chapter Prepares for Carole Robertson Day of Service

Organization is gathering donations for families in need

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, the Essex Hudson Chapter of Jack and Jill of America,…

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‘For Colored Girls’ 40th Anniversary Commemorated In New York Art Exhibition

Women Of Power Legacy Award winner's ‘i found God in myself’ explores gender, love, and sisterhood

Women Of Power Legacy Award winner Ntozake Shange’s ‘i found God in myself’ multimedia exhbition…

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The Black Enterprise Golf And Tennis Challeng

Golf And Tennis Challenge Returns to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida in 2015

Festivities will take place Sept. 3 through Sept. 6

The Black Enterprise Golf And Tennis Challenge will be returning back to he PGA National…

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New Kendrick Lamar Single Artwork Builds Anticipation For Sophomore Album

The cryptic cover art has everyone guessing what K.Dot is up to

For those not keeping score, Top Dawg’s Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith announced a few months…

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ONE Musicfest Celebrates 5th Year of Success

Founder J. Carter shares vision for future

Atlanta enjoyed acts such as Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Redman and Method Man and Jhené Aiko…

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Rapper 50 Cent’s Grandmother Passes Away

News of Beluah Jackson's passing revealed by hip-hop mogul's cousin

Beluah Jackson was the person 50 Cent loved most in this world. Her passing is…

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Whitney Houston Album to be released in November

‘Whitney Houston Live’: Greatest Performances to be Released in November

CD/DVD has the blessing of the Houston family

Nearly 3 years after her death, there is a Whitney Houston Live performance CD and…

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WATCH: New ‘Hunger Games’ Trailer Officially Arrives

Will Jennifer Lawrence survive the war that's upon them?

Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss Everdeen has her work cut out for her in the new ‘Hunger…

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Urbanworld Hits New York City This Week

The nation’s largest competitive multicultural film festival will take place September 17-21, 2014

The nation’s largest competitive multicultural film festival, Urbanworld Film Festival, will take place September 17-21,…

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Frank Ocean’s Father Sues Russell Simmons For $142M

No word from the 'Channel Orange' singer yet

Calvin Cooksey, the father of R&B singer Frank Ocean, is suing Russell Simmons’ Global Grind…

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Joe Samples Dies at 75

The Jazz Crusaders’ Joe Sample Dies at 75

Jazz great died of mesothelioma

The Jazz Crusaders’ Joe Sample dies of mesothelioma at the age of 75 in Houston,…

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Reports: Kanye West Forces Wheelchair-Bound Audience Member To Stand-Up

Yeezus manages to drive the masses insane

Kanye West took his arrogance to a new level, according to reports, when he tried…

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Will Packer / No Good Deed

Will Packer Discusses How ‘No Good Deed’ Almost Didn’t Get Made

The Hollywood hitmaking producer’s 13th film opens in theaters this weekend

Sony’s release this weekend of No Good Deed marks Hollywood hitmaker Will Packer’s 13th film.…

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10 Facts about Will Packer

Hollywood Hitmaker: 10 Facts About Will Packer

A few things you'd want to know about the 'No Good Deeds' producer

Will Packer has a great body of work that has netted millions in Hollywood. We…

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Michael Che is co-anchor of Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update

Michael Che Becomes ‘Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update’ Co-Anchor

Comedian replaces Cecily Strong

Comedian Michael Che replaces Cecily Strong as co-anchor on Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update. Strong…

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Nicki Minaj Denied Access to Speak to Students at Alma Mater

Rapper tweets her frustration about LaGuardia High School's decision

Rapper Nicki Minaj tweets her frustration after being denied access to speak to students at…

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Women of Power Playlist: 20 Dynamic Songs to Get You Going

From R&B to country to inspirational, motivational tunes for females by females

If you’re a Woman of Power, listen to these songs to keep you motivated and…

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Africa Fashion Week New York: 7 Global Designers to Watch

New York City, September 10, 2014- The runway show for Africa Fashion Week New York…

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CBC to Honor Phylicia Rashad, Bill Withers and Alvin Poussaint

Annual conference will recognize prominent figures in fine arts

Recognizing African American icons in fine arts, the 2014 CBCF conference will honor Phylicia Rashad,…

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If Lovign You is Wrong Breaks Record

Tyler Perry’s ‘If Loving You is Wrong’ Breaks OWN Record

Almost 2 million viewers tune in for the premiere of the drama

Tyler Perry’s latest series premiered with 1.92 million viewers on OWN, breaking a record for…

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[EXCLUSIVE] Will Packer: Hollywood Hitmaker Talks Business and Boss Moves

'No Good Deed' producer has eye for making the next huge box-office draw

Will Packer produces some of Hollywood’s most profitable hits. In this exclusive with Black Enterprise…

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Stevie Wonder Emabraking on Songs in the Key of Life Tour

Stevie Wonder Embarking on ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Performance Tour

Entertainer will perform the double-album on an 11-city Live Nation tour

Stevie Wonder will be performing his ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ double album on…

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25 Most Heartfelt #NeverForget Moments Dedicated to 9/11

On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, the world pays its respects

Today marks the 13th anniversary since the attacks on American soil happened. Twitter remembers 9/11…

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Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ Earns $500M In First Day In Stores

The sci-fi shooter is the biggest launch in gaming history

The sci-fi first-person-shooter game has made $500M in sales from the first day in stores.…

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[RECAP] Black Enterprise Shreds Competition At ‘NHL ’15′ Event

Boston Bruins' star Patrice Bergeron loses to a 14-year-old super fan

Black Enterprise was on hand to witness Boston Bruins and EA Sports’ cover star, Patrice…

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Pharrell Williams' Happy is the most downloaded song in the UK

Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Sets a Sales Record in the United Kingdom

Song surpasses Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines'

Pharrell’s song, ‘Happy’, is the most downloaded song in United Kingdom history overtaking another one…

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#WhyIStayed: Top 10 Twitter Reactions to Ray Rice Scandal

Twin hashtags go viral and spark a necessary discussion

Ray Rice’s abuse outted via video sparked creation of twin trending hashtags, #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft.…

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Oprah Winfrey surprising guests on stage at 'O Town' at Centennial Park in Atlanta, GA during the first stop of her eight-city U.S. arena tour

[RECAP] Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want’ Weekend Stops In Atlanta

Two-day, eight-city tour offers motivation from renowned authors and speakers

This past weekend Oprah Winfrey and friends visited Atlanta for a stop in her “The…

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Chris Rock new movie, Top Five, may get signed by Paramount

New Chris Rock Movie in a Bidding War?

Latest film, which he directed, wrote and starred in is a major hit at Toronto Film Festival

Chris Rock’s latest film, Top Five, which he starts, directs and wrote, has been a…

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New Witness Claims Michael Brown Was Shot With ‘Hands Up’

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the witness shares grisly details

A new witness has step forth to detail just how 18-year-old Michael Brown died.

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Rocksteady’s ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ To Launch June 2015

Fans of The Dark Knight rejoice!

Rocksteady Studios’ last effort to give us the Dark Knight’s story comes in the form…

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Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Dead At 93

CEO passed away from health complications

S. Truett Cathy, the founder and CEO of Chick-fil-A, passed away from health complications at…

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WATCH: Bungie’s Live-Action ‘Destiny’ Trailer Is Cliche But Fun

Cheeky, yes, but it's slated to be a smash hit

With less than a week left until Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ hit shelves, the company lets loose…

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PHOTOS: Africa Fashion Week Sizzles in New York This Season

Check out highlights from this year's events featuring global leaders of the diaspora

Africa Fashion Week kicked off Sept. 4 and continued through Sept. 6, showcasing global designers…

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The McGhees Talk Raising Six Kids And Running A Family Business

Six Little McGhees return for a new season on OWN

Mia & Rozonno (Ro) McGhee with the McGhee sextuplets from "Six Little McGhees" celebrate their…

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WATCH: ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Goes ‘Rogue’ In New Gameplay Trailer

A face from past lurks in this new clip

Video games fans will be treated to a wealth of new content courtesy of Ubisoft…

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Harlem’s Fashion Row Works to Educate Next Generation of Creatives

Founder Brandice Henderson talks importance of educating rising stars

To better prepare students for success in fashion, Harlem Fashion Row founder has created an…

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Maya Angelou’s Poetry to Be Turned into Hip-Hop Album

Album to be inspired by words from Angelou's classic book "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

Inspired by her classic book “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” late literary icon…

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Rosie Perez to Join ‘The View’ as New Co-Host

She will start just in time for the show's new season Sept. 15

Actress Rosie Perez has been added to the roster as the latest co-host for the…

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RECAP: Black Enterprise Gets ‘Curved’ At Samsung Unpacking Event

Will Samsung have enough to dethrone Apple?!

On Sept. 3, Samsung took over New York at an undisclosed location to present an…

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Rahiem Shabazz, Elementary Genocide

Rahiem Shabazz: Exposing the Truth to Reclaim Our Young Men

‘Elementary Genocide is more than a documentary, it’s a call to action’

Rahiem Shabazz speaks about his documentary, Elementary Genocide: “From Primary to Penitentiary.” It exposes the…

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The 15 Best #ILoveBlackWomenBecause Tweets You Should See

Twitter celebrates the everything that Black women encompass

Twitter cut down on the slander to celebrate the awesomeness of Black women with the…

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Alfonso Ribeiro Appearing on Season 19 of Dancing With The Stars

Dancing With the Stars Season 19 Cast Revealed

Alfonso Ribeiro and Tavis Smiley among contenders for upcoming season

Alfonso Ribeiro and Tavis Smiley are among the thirteen contestants on Season 19 of “Dancing…

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NeNe Leakes Joins Final Cinderella Cast on Broadway

Reality TV star will replace Sherri Shepherd in last run of play

According to reports reality TV star and entrepreneur NeNe Leakes will be replacing talk show…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Steve Harvey To Kickoff ‘Oprah’s Lifeclass’

Comedian talks embracing fear and failure, his new book, and achieving success

In season premiere of “Oprah’s Lifeclass” Oprah Winfrey and Steve Harvey have an inspirational conversation…

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Hood Fab: 10 Signs You’re in the Ghetto

There's been a recent fascination with the 'hood, so take a look at signs you're in a struggle neighborhood

A McDonald’s that hosts weddings. Vending machines robbed of their items. Check out these and…

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Confirms ‘Black Adam’ DC Movie Role

The former WWE star will play an 'anti-hero'

The former WWE champion will finally play a bad guy in Warner Bros. upcoming ‘Shazam’…

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15 #BlackTwitterStudyResults You Should See

Findings back-fire as social media reflects dissatifaction with the study

USC decided to study Black Twitter. They responded in anger with #BlackTwitterStudyResults ethering the report.

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WATCH: Activision Champions ‘Advanced Warfare’ In New Trailer

Kevin Spacey lets loose the hounds of war

Activision’s popular ‘Call of Duty’ franchise heads into the future with their ‘Advanced Warfare’ series.…

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Artel J. Great: A Film Visionary With a Deep Sense of Responsibility

How Project Catalyst founder created platform that merges tech with alternative entertainment

Artel J. Great, founder of Project Catalyst, speaks to Black Enterprise about innovation and his…

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Harlem’s Fashion Row Presenting Top Black Designers for New York Fashion Week

Legacy continues as top industry leaders will be honored and showcased

Harlem’s Fashion Row is back for New York Fashion Week, highlighting more innovative, cutting edge,…

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Nick Cannon Releasing a Children's Book

Nick Cannon Writing a Children’s Book

Collection of poems to be released next year

Nick Cannon will release his second children’s book in March, ‘Neon Aliens Ate My Homework…

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Warren Buffett’s Son Buys Rosa Parks’ Artifacts For $4.5 Million

No plans on what to do with the civil rights leader's items have been announced

The late, great Civil Rights pioneer, Rosa Parks, has had her life mementos purchased by…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Celebrity Chef Challenge Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge

Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge, Day 3: Celebrity Master Chef Challenge

Mark Curry hosts early morning chef competition

Mark Curry hosts the Master Chef Challenge at the 2014 Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis…

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Harry Belafonte to Be Honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures

Belafonte set to receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Legendary actor, singer, producer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is being honored by the…

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Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Frank Ocean Hit with Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Artists asked to pay $3 million in damages

Jay Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean have been slapped with a lawsuit for copyright…

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[PHOTOS] Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge: Day 1 Best Pics

Highlights from Florida's premier leisure and networking event

Day one of the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge has begun. Check out top…

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Blue Ivy Joke Gets TV Producer Suspended

'106 & Park' professional reprimanded for publicly debated comment about Beyonce's daughter's hair

BET has suspended a producer after joke about Beyoncé and Jay Z’s daughter that aired…

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From Social Worker to Chef: One Woman’s Journey Into World of TV

Elle Simone is founder of SheChef and works with shows including Bravo's "Chef Roblé and Co"

Elle Simone details her career switch from social worker to owner of She Chef Catering,…

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BET Apologizes For Joke About Blue Ivy’s Hair

President Stephen Hill contacted Carters personally and took to Twitter to make amends

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All chaos broke loose on social media, as fans…

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Bravo TV’s Jewel Tankard Talks Motivating Others Toward Financial Success

'I have learned to stop expecting perfection'

Reality TV’s Jewel Tankard tells how she helps motivate others toward financial and spiritual success.

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The IRS wants $370,000 from Vanessa Williams

Report: Actress Vanessa Williams Owes IRS

Government is demanding almost $370,000 in back taxes

Actress Vanessa Williams owes the Internal Revenue Service almost $370,000.

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Oprah Winfrey to Play Richard Pryor’s Grandmother in Biopic

She will take on the role of matron of family who was a madam

Oprah Winfrey will play Marie Carter Pryor Bryant, Richard Pryor’s grandmother, in upcoming biopic.

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Global Music Industry Leaders to be Honored at NEA Awards

Performers and executives of the African diaspora coming to New York City

The 9th annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA Awards) will highlight music industry leaders including performers…

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Mike Epps Has been picked to play Richard Pryor

Report: Mike Epps Will Play Richard Pryor in Upcoming Biopic

Lee Daniels and Oprah Winfrey chose the comedian to star in film

Comedian/actor Mike Epps has been chosen to play Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic.

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Prince will release 2 albums with Warner Brothers this year

Prince Plans to Release Two New Albums on the Same Day

The artist is back on Warner Brothers Records

Prince is back on Warner Bros. and will be releasing 2 albums this year

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RECAP: Face2Face Africa F.A.C.E List Awards

Leaders in industries including fashion and sports received awards in New York City

Face2Face Africa honored leaders of the African diaspora in New York City recently. Check out…

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AFROPUNK 2014: D’Angelo Casts A Spell Over Brooklyn [VIDEO]

The 'Voodoo' child rebels in song at popular festival

BlackEnterprise.com’s Kevin L. Clark was on-hand to witness history as celebrated musician, D’Angelo, joined The…

By Kevin L. Clark

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'Happy' Pharrell Williams Sued by ARTST TLK Producer for $1 Million

Pharrell Being Sued for $1 Million

The producer of ARTST TLK is not 'happy' with the artist

‘Happy’ Pharrell Williams is being sued by the producer of his YouTube show, ARTST TLK…

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Amazon Purchases Twitch TV For More Than $1 Billion

The e-commerce site trumps Google for Twitch TV

Twitch TV, the live streaming social network for video games, has just been purchased by…

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Interesting facts about Anthony Anderson

Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Anthony Anderson

Did you know that the comedian is currently on three TV shows?

Comedian and foodie, Anthony Anderson, makes annual appearances at the the Black Enterprise Golf and…

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Sylvia Robinson Biopic Being Planned

Biopic for Sugar Hill Record’s Sylvia Robinson Being Planned

Entrepreneur responsible for hip-hop's first commercial hit, 'Rapper's Delight'

Sugar Hill Record’s co-Founder, Sylvia Robinson, will have a biopic made about her role in…

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Snoop Dogg, Jay Z, Even Drake: Amazing Makeup Artist Transforms Into Hip-Hop Royalty

Magali Beauvue wows with celebrity metamorphosis

Makeup transformation have flooded social media, but these take things to another level. One female…

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Columbus Short Makes Plea Deal in Domestic Abuse Case

Columbus Short Accepts Plea Deal After Missing Court Date

Actor is due back in court on Nov. 21

Ex-Scandal actor, Columbus Short, accepted a plea deal after missing a court date

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Joe the Plumber Calls Ferguson Protesters ‘Cockroaches’

Conservative activist Samuel Wurzelbacher shares thoughts via social media

Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as ‘Joe the Plumber,’ has risen again to voice his frustrations…

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Bow Wow Joins the cast of CSI:CYBER

Bow Wow Joins Cast of CSI:CYBER

TV host and actor will play teenaged hacker

Shad Moss AKA Bow Wow, will play 19 year old hacker, Brody “Baby Face” Nelson…

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Iyanla Vanzant Travels to Ferguson for Special ‘Fix My Life’ Episode

Life coach and author hopes to bring peace and healing to community

With the current uproar in Ferguson, Iyanla Vanzant has traveled to the city for a…

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Facts about comedian Nikki Carr

Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Nikki Carr

The Last Comic Standing Finalist will be performing

Nikki Carr will perform at the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge taking place in…

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Former manager sues R. Kelly

R. Kelly Sued by Former Business Manager

Singer didn't pay initial amount based on settlement agreement

R. Kelly is being sued by his former business manager for reneging on a settlement…

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Eric Roberson: The Business of Making Music

'How you execute is how you will be rewarded'

Music Veteran, Eric Roberson, makes it his business to make good music as he releases…

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Hollywood Insider #5: Updates from the Film and TV Industry

Who will be the next leading black actor in Hollywood?

Who will claim Hollywood’s leading black male role?

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Black Lives Matter: A Tribute to Black Men Killed By Police

We must stand up and protect ourselves

Michael Brown is the latest name added to a list of victims whose lives were…

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R&B Divas: 7 Unforgettable Performances from the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge

These songstresses wowed crowds at the star-studded event

From Patti Labelle to Chrisette Michele, the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge has been…

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J. Cole, Nelly, and More Take Action in Honoring Michael Brown

Celebrities speak out in the death of unarmed teen

In the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death, celebrities use their platform to help bring justice…

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Joe Morton Wins Creative Arts Emmy Award

‘Scandal’s’ Joe Morton Wins Creative Arts Emmy Award

'Orange is the New Black' actress, Uzo Aduba, also awarded

Scandal’s Joe Morton and Orange is the New Black actress, Uzo Aduba, wins a Creative…

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Ed Gordon Joins The Steve Harvey Morning Show

Ed Gordon Joins The Steve Harvey Morning Show

The host will give his take on the world

Ed Gordon joins The Steve Harvey Morning Show for 2 days a week to give…

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Diddy Announces Revolt TV Music Conference

Event to help shape the next generation of music moguls

Striving to be the leading voice in music, arts and culture, Diddy has announced the…

By Courtney Connley

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Damon Dash Sues Lee Daniels

Damon Dash Sues ‘The Butler’ Director Lee Daniels

Former Roc-A-Fella CEO sues for $25 million

Damon Dash, former Roc-A-Fella CEO, sues Lee Daniels for not paying him back for the…

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VH1's ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game

VH1 to Debut The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game

Special documentary airs Tuesday, Sept. 2

VH1 explores the rise of the Atlanta Hip Hop scene in the documentary, ATL: The…

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Chariots On Fire: World’s Most Expensive Cars Are Black-Owned

Fast & Furious: A rundown of celebs who drive the world's most expensive cars

From Kanye West and Flo Rida to the Game and Rick Ross, the most expensive,…

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‘Underground Railroad’ Series To Air On WGN

Will you watch another slave program on your TV?

WGN America has announced a partnership with Sony Pictures Television and Tribune Studios for some…

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Martin Lawrence Says There Will Be a Bad Boys 3

On The Conan Show, actor says film is in development

Martin Lawrence mentioned on The Conan Show that “Bad Boys 3″ is in the development…

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Two Reporters Arrested, Detained In Ferguson, Mo.

Protests after the shooting of Michael Brown met with extreme police response

Two reporters, one Black and one White, were arrested and detained in a McDonald’s located…

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Power Brunch LA: Professionals Gather for Networking and Fun

Leader discuss how to make the biggest impact in your career

Check out photos from the Power Brunch LA, a soiree of networking and fun held…

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10 Most Heartbreaking #IfIWasGunnedDown Tweets You Should See

Events in Ferguson, Missouri have spawned outrage and trending topic

Things are already becoming a lot worse for people in Ferguson, Missouri, before anything has…

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Gaming Record: Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ Is No. 1 Most Pre-Ordered IP

The sci-fi first-person shooter has made history

The sci-fi first-person shooter, Destiny, has gone down in gaming history as one of the…

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Rest in Peace: 10 Facts About Robin Williams

Did you know he appeared on the short-lived, Richard Pryor Show?

In the wake of the death of comedian Robin Williams, here are 10 facts on…

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President Barack Obama Issues Statement On Robin Williams’ Death

Commander-in-Chief expresses grief for the comedic genius

The 63-year-old comedian took his life Aug. 11 which prompted President Obama to sum up…

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Actor Harry Lennix Launches Production Company

The 'Blacklist' actor has a distribution deal for 3 films already

‘Blacklist’ actor, Harry Lennix starts his own production company, Exponent Media Group

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15 Most Influential #BlackLifeMatters Tweets You Should See

The latest shootings have the public and activists in an uproar

On the eve of 18-year-old Michael Brown’s death at the hands of St. Louis police,…

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Two New Cast Members for Aaliyah Biopic Announced

Another controversy sparked after casting of actress playing Missy Elliot

Izaak Smith and Chattrisse Dolabaille were cast as Timbaland and Missy Elliot for the upcoming…

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Film Academy Re-Elects Cheryl Boone Isaacs as President

Upon initial appointment, she made history as the academy's first black president

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who made history as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’…

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Pharrell Williams and Rick Ross to Perform at Odd Future’s Camp Flog Gnaw

Tyler the Creator will headline with Williams

Rick Ross and Pharrell Williams will head a concert with the group collective, Odd Future.

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Rappers Riff Raff & Krayzie Bone Partner With Candyman Vending Company

CEO Andre Bramwell uses hip-hop to expand brand

CEO Andre Bramwell has tapped into hip-hop industry to promote his Candyman Vending company.

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Metta World Peace’s Name Change: 10 Funniest Twitter Reactions

Watchers wondering whether the baller formerly known as Ron Artest has lost his mind

You can no longer call Ron Artest, Metta World Peace, as he’ll now go by…

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Beyoncé to Receive MTV’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Singer will also perform at the VMAs

Beyonce will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year’s VMAs

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AFROPUNK Announces D’Angelo, Gianni Lee, And More For Annual Festival

The soulful crooner will be joined by the alternative world's finest

Marking its 10th year of exciting, culture-defining entertainment, the 2014 AFROPUNK Festival returns to Brooklyn’s…

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Hollywood Insider No. 4: Updates from the Film and TV Industry

Check out the industry's latest news and tidbits from an insider

“Hollywood Unsung” will feature the cast of Baby Boy starring Tyresse Gibson, Taraji Henson and…

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Beverly Johnson

This marks 40 years since supermodel became the first Black woman on Vogue

Mogul model Beverly Johnson will be making an appearance at The Black Enterprise Golf and…

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Beyoncé and Jay Z Tour Reported to Rake in More Than $100 Million

Despite rumors, music duo's tour is expected to end with major success

Despite rumors of poor ticket sales, reports explain that the Carter’s On the Run tour…

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Norman Hall: Creating a New Model of Profiting for the Music Industry (Part 2)

'What motivates me is being on the bleeding edge of opportunities that are nascent'

Norman Hall is bringing a new concept for musicians to make more money.

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Sherri Shepherd Joins Cinderella on Broadway

TV host will star with Keke Palmer in Sept. 9 premiere

Sherri Shepherd joins Keke Palmer in the stage play, Cinderella at the Broadway Theatre in…

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The 17 Craziest #WarOnWhites Tweets You Should See

Inspired by a Republican, Twitter has waged war on Anglos everywhere

The Internet can be a scary place if you don’t know how to navigate it…

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White Men Directed 90% Of This Year’s Summer Movies

Of 39 releases, 37 are directed by white men

Out of 39 movies that hit this summer, 37 have been directed by White men.…

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Keke Palmer to Play Cinderella on Broadway

Actress making history as first black actress to portray character on Broadway

Keke Palmer will reportedly make history when she takes on the role of Cinderella on…

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Dede McGuire

'Hardest working woman in show biz' will be in Palm Beach Gardens

Ten facts about radio personality, Dede McGuire, who hosts her own morning show as well…

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Kendrick Lamar To Debut ‘m.A.A.d city’ At Sundance Film Festival

Compton's finest is bringing his classic album to the big screen

Rapper Kendrick Lamar is set to debut his ‘m.A.A.d. city’ film at the 2014 Sundance…

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Black Twitter Blasts Busta Rhymes In ‘Swagger Wagon’ Ad

The heavyweight MC angers the masses in Toyota's new commercial

Today marks a sad day for fans of Hip-Hop and the culture, as veteran lyricist…

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Uganda’s Oldest Refugee Camp Owns Video Game Arcade

For twenty American cents, resident can play FIFA or PlayStation

NPR’s show, “Planet Money,” is a program that is all about displaced individuals and their…

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‘Black Jesus’: Cartoon Network’s New Show Sparking Outrage

Group says pot-smoking, hard-drinking character mocks Christianity

Group says Adult Swim’s black, pot-smoking, hard-drinking “Jesus” mocks Christianity.

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Norman Hall: Bringing Talent and Culture to Martha’s Vineyard (Part 1)

'My family exposed me to nearly every music form that exists in my youth, and that motivated me to continue this interest'

Norman Hall brings the 2nd Annual Summer Madness Music Festival and Conference to Martha’s Vineyard

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Ne-Yo Suing Manager, Wants $4.5 Million

Singer says Kevin Foster moved some of his money without his permission

Ne-Yo files a lawsuit against his manager, Kevin Foster and wants $4.5 million

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You Have Not Because You Ask Not

Learn the power of humility and making requests to get results

Pride is the biggest deterrent to success in life. Many go through life with the…

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MTV Wants Beyonce—Minus Jay-Z—for Video Music Awards

Plans are underway for singer to open show

The latest rumors is that Beyonce and Columbia are in negotiations to have Beyonce open…

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Woody Allen Talks Lack of Black Actors in Films

Filmmaker: 'You hire people based on who is correct for part'

The veteran filmmaker, Woody Allen, explains to the New York Observer why his films aren’t…

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Numbers Game: What Happens If Beyoncé & Jay-Z Divorce?

Attorney discusses business implications of a Carter split

As of now it’s all hearsay, but what are the business implications if Beyonce and…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Get on Up! 6 James Brown Songs to Boost Motivation

These tunes from the "Godfather of Soul" will help you get through the workday

In honor of James Brown new biopic “Get on Up,” we’ve rounded up six of…

By Courtney Connley

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VH1 No. One Cable Network Among Black Viewers

BET and OWN were next on list for black audiences at the end of June

VH1 was the most watched cable network during prime time in black households, with 8.1…

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Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ Beta Ranks As Most Played Game In Current Generation

To date, beta version clocked in 4,638,937 unique players

The Destiny beta was a highly anticipated event, but who thought that it would become…

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Jay Z Announces ‘NY02′ As Roc Nation’s Official Water

The 'God MC' is bringing water to the masses

Jay Z announces NY02 as the officially branded water for all Roc Nation artists, events,…

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Strictly Business: 10 Reasons Beyoncé & Jay Z Divorce is (Allegedly) Imminent

Rumor mill is stirring about star couple's marital problems

Beyonce & Jay Z are under scrutiny, as reports say their marriage is strictly business,…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Doug Banks

Radio Personality will be making an appearance at the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge

Radio personality, Doug Banks, will be attending the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge

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Yandy Smith’s Everything Girls Love Hosts Empowerment Event for Women Professionals

Female Industry leaders inspire with insights on love, career and business

Check out highlights from Yandy Smith’s Everything Girls Love event “Girls Love Girl Talk,” held…

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Cool Jobs: Bravo TV’s Todd Tucker Talks Boss Moves Up Front and Behind the Scenes

Entrepreneur discusses his rise through the ranks, tips for young professionals

Todd Tucker, TV production exec and star on Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of Atlanta, shares…

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‘Get on Up’ Actor Chadwick Boseman Talks James Brown Boss Moves

Star in biopic gets candid about his latest role and entreprenenurship

Chadwick Boseman, star of ‘Get On Up,’ talks about James Brown’s penchant for business, funky…

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Slave-Based Animation: Artist Creating New Cartoon Series

Justin Serrette Jr. also adding related video game

The celebrated cartoonist, Justin Serrette Jr., is creating a controversial series to rival that of…

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Young Money Sports? Lil Wayne Sets Sights on Management Business

Rapper nabs world's second highest paid athlete as his first client

Young Money’s head boss, Lil Wayne, is ready to profit off his passion for sports…

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Cissy Houston on Whitney’s Lifetime Movie: ‘Please Let Her Rest’

Mother of music icon concerned about depiction of legacy

Cissy Houston is expressing her disappointment in the making of her daughter, Whitney Houston’s biopic…

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Celebrity Real Estate: 8 Entertainers Who Put Lavish Homes on the Market

These industry leaders take both wins and losses

Check out this list of top celebrities who put their homes on the real estate…

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Call Him ‘Mr. Classic’: New York Urban League Names New Ambassador

Radio host to spread word of activism and popular Football Classic

Mike Muse, AKA “Mr. Classic,” will lead New York Urban League’s fresh take on youth…

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‘The Best Man Wedding’ to Hit Theaters in 2016

Third installment of Best Man series gets release date

Malcolm D. Lee set to release “The Best Man Wedding” on April 16, 2016

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Comics Defy Conventional Wisdom: Business Booming After Embracing Digital And Print

Comics sales breaking records, thriving in print and digital

Trending upward, comics sales breaking records, thriving in print and digital.

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Chris Spencer

"Real Husbands of Hollywood" creator will be featured host

“Real Husbands of Hollywood” creator, Chris Spencer, will be hosting the Black Enterprise Golf and…

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner Will Appear on ‘Sons of Anarchy’

Actor set to appear in at least two episodes

Former Huxtable, Malcolm-Jamal Warner will appear on the motorcycle series, “Sons of Anarchy” for the…

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25 #RichWhitePeopleProblems You Never Knew Existed

Trending topic picks up speed on social media

With huge U.S. wealth disparity, BlackEnterprise.com takes a look at #RichWhitePeopleProblems, a hashtag gaining popularity…

By Kevin L. Clark

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#TBH: What Every Parent Needs To Know About Popular Hashtags

Hashtags can provide valuable insight and emotional red flags

Learn how to speak the language of teens on social media from dirty words to…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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On his first meeting with former South African President Nelson Mandela   "The new South Africa needs us. To be specific, if a truly, multiracial state will grow out of apartheid’s ashes, it needs contributions of African American skills and financial resources. That was the message President Mandela delivered to a gathering of prominent black American business and political leaders when he visited BLACK ENTERPRISE’s offices a year after he gained his freedom. Black America has created, sustained and grown its own businesses and sent executives to the nation’s largest corporations. South Africa needs this knowledge."

International Day: World Remembers Nelson Mandela

Black Enterprise remembers global and national treasure on first International Day since his death

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Today, July 18 marks Nelson Mandela International Day, in honor of the former…

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[RECAP] Activate Conference Wows and Inspires New York City Power Women

The Activate Conference, held Sept. 20 at the Times Center in NYC, featured speakers Keke…

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Cool Jobs: Television Executive Micheline Bowman Balances Career and Side Hustle

Fox News’ Micheline Bowman has more than 15 years experience in television and has a…

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