Mary J. Blige has some huge shoes to fill theatrically. We’ve already seen Angela Bassett take on the role of Betty Shabazz in the 1992 film Malcolm X, and now Mary J. will be playing Malcolm X’s wife for the TV movie, Parallell Lives which is said to begin shooting soon. Read More:

If we think back a couple of seasons, the only reason “The Game” made it to BET was because fans petitioned for a revival of the show after it was booted from the CW. That moves speaks very highly to the power of the viewers and the same people who fought to bring the show […]

  The loss of Donna Summer Thursday at age 63 following a 10-month battle with cancer, hit friends, fans and colleagues hard in different ways. Read More:

The story that Melanie and Derwin would be no more on BET’s “The Game” is no longer just a rumor. Tia Mowry confirmed her exit last night on Twitter and her on-screen husband Pooch Hall is definitely leaving with her. Read More:

Today, Ms. Janet Jackson turns 46. MJ’s lil sis is the second most famous member of her siblings of the infamous Jackson clan, with good reason. We’ve been rocking her music hard since 1986 when she made her BIG debut with her third studio album Control. In ode to the superstar’s birthday, we have included […]

Singer Bobby Brown is set to marry his fiancée in Hawaii on June 12, when he flies out to the island chain to perform with New Edition. Read More: wonderwall.msn

  Half of the rap duo, an uncharacteristically idle Andre 3000 (real-life name Andre Benjamin), has reportedly been cast to play Jimi Hendrix in an upcoming biopic. Read More:

  Lady Soul, Aretha Franklin, is letting it be known that she has picked what she calls a “strong contender” to play her in an upcoming biopic. Read More:

  In his first interview since the death of Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown exclusively tells TODAY’s Matt Lauer, “I’m not the reason she’s gone.” Read More: msnbc.msn.

John Legend is in and Lionel Richie is out of ABC’s upcoming musical competition series “Duets,” which pairs contestants with established singers. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Richie has dropped out of the program due to scheduling issues. It was announced in early March that the former Commodores front man would join Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer […]

  It’s been exactly 10 years since Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was killed in a car crash while filming a documentary in La Ceiba, Honduras, at the age of 30. Read More:

Platinum-selling soul singer Maxwell will soon kick off his first shows since 2010, touring LA,Atlanta, and Newark over the summer. The Grammy award-winning superstar, praised by critics for his sultry performances, has announced this will also mark the first time ever that he performs his four best-selling albums (Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite, Embrya, Now, and BLACKsummer’snight) in their entirety. […]