A Different World

ESPN's Jemele Hill and Michael Smith were joined by the show's original cast members Dawnn Lewis, Sinbad, Darryl M. Bell and Glynn Turman.

Who didn’t want to be like Whitley Marion Gilbert on “A Different World” when they were growing up? From her sassy attitude to her unrivaled style, she was #BlackGirlMagic before it was a trending topic on Twitter.   They just don’t make shows like “A Different World” anymore, but luckily for us, Steve Harvey appreciates the […]

One of our favorite couples, Dwayne Wayne and Whitley Gilbert, are coming together again on The Disney Channel! Ok, maybe not Dwayne and Whitely as we know and love them. Jasmine Guy will be doing a guest spot on “K.C. Undercover,” starring Kadeem Hardison and Zendaya Coleman. We already love Zendaya, but getting Jasmine and […]

A Different World is one of the most important shows in television history. It was truly groundbreaking. To have a show feature young black adults attending college was a huge deal. On the one hand, it showed other black kids that it was perfectly fine to go to college. On the other hand, it showed […]

Yesss! A new generation (and the generation that grew up on it) will get to watch A Different World in all its HBCU glory when…

We’re sad to report that Lou Myers, the well-known actor who played Mr. Vernon Gaines in 80′s sitcom, “A Different World” has died. According to TMZ,…

If you watched television in the late 80’s and early 90’s,  there’s a good chance you’ll remember the scenes from “the pit” and certainly Mr. Gaines. The President of Lou’s non-profit tells TMZ, Lou passed away last night in West Virginia at the Charleston Medical Center following a heart-related emergency. Lou was hospitalized in December for […]

This weekend, 8/25 through 8/26, is an 80’s weekend on Majic 102.3.  We’re reminiscing about all things 80’s.  What a wonderful era (aside from the unfortunate and inescapable fact that I had a Jheri Curl)!  There was so much I loved about The 80s, especially music, film, and television. I asked you, my Majic listeners and Facebook friends, to chime […]

For anyone who has ever attended an HBCU (Historically Black College and/or University), they will tell you how true to life the title A Different World is. The show itself was a spot-on depiction of life on a college campus where the majority, if not all, the students are of color. Beginning as a spin-off […]