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Gabourey Sidibe Lands New Gig With WORLD Channel

The star of Precious has found a new role as host of public TV show, AfroPop.

After time away from the big screen, Gabourey Sidibe is making her way to television…

By Amber McKynzie

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Dawn Branch: Parlaying a Passion for the Arts Into a Business

From working with celebrities to creating the next set, through dance

The arts have and will always be around as long as there is talent and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Antoine Fuqua Defends Tarantino, Admonishes Spike Lee

Spike Lee can't catch a break with his criticism of Django Unchained

Do you agree or disagree with Spike’s take on Django Unchained?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Is Trinidad James Being Sued for Infringement?

Def Jam's latest signing looks like who?

A creator of the hit TV show “Martin” is reportedly suing the new star rapper.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Jay-Z To Score ‘Great Gatsby’

Hov will follow in the footsteps of The Rza by scoring a major motion film this year

The film hits stores May 10th.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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“Rescue Me” Singer, Fontella Bass, Dies at 72

Vocalist dies from complications of a recent heart attack

Singer died in St. Louis

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Kanye West Boycotting 2013 Grammy Awards

The disgruntled artist is, yet again, upset over the lack of nominations he's received

Does Kanye have a point?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Poet Jayne Cortez Passes Away at 78

Cortez, a pioneer of spoken word poetry, was the recipient of an American Book Award

Award-winning American poet Jayne Cortez died on Friday December 28

By Makkada B. Selah

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Beyoncé to Share Stage with Fans at Super Bowl 2013

Bootylicious singer participates in contest with her fans

Would you like to be on stage with the star while she performs?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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T.I.’s “Trouble Man” Debuts High on Billboard Charts

Rapper has no 'Trouble' selling units

T.I. is back ladies and gentlemen.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Star Jones, Damon Wayans Jr. Likes Django Unchained

More black celebs are endorsing the controversial film

Touré tweeted, “I loved Django. Much to say about it: complex film and one of…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Denzel Washington: Top Money-Making Star of 2012

Denzel adds to the many accolades he has already amassed

Because of his movies, “Flight” and “Safe House,” exhibitors felt Washington was responsible for more…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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R.I.P.: Black Culture Greats We Lost in 2012

In addition to Ms. Houston, we also lost Etta James ("At Last"), Don Cornelius (Soul Train) Donna Summer ("Bad Girls") and many more.

We lose greats just about every year, but this year has been particularly rough for…

By Demetria Irwin

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Arsenio Hall Release Return to Late Night Trailer

Do you think he'll be successful?

Arsenio Hall, an early 90’s icon for late night talk shows, is coming back for…

By Demetria Irwin

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Brandy is Engaged to Music Executive, Ryan Press

Singer has accepted marriage proposal from her boyfriend

Brandy feels her faith in love has been restored

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Malik Yoba: “I Want to be More like Forest Whitaker”

The actor speaks on the various projects he's done recently.

Who would you rather emulate: Denzel or Forest Whitaker?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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‘Django Unchained’ Breaks Box Office Record

Slavery-era movie moves past 'Ali' for highest grossing R rated tally on Christmas

The Quentin Tarantino movie, “Django Unchained,” has set a Christmas box office record for an…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Bilal Decoded: Preaching the Gospel of Money Management and Self Reliance

Anyone who is in the music industry or hopes to be will learn something from Bilal in this interview.

The soul singer talks about his music industry past and future.

By Tomika Anderson

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Why You Should go See “Django Unchained”

Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington and Samuel L. Jackson have convincing roles in this slavery era film

There’s a love story and the showing of a strong black man in there somewhere

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Rapper Capital Steez Dead at 19

Rapper Joey Bada$$ tweeted the news of Steez' death.

No details have been released on his death.

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