As the reigning queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige has given us years of unforgettable music that remains in rotation from our birthday parties, to our weddings, to our radios and everywhere in between. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce unveiled the full list of 2018 honorees last week, via a press release on their […]

In a lecture given at Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and TV, Director Lee Daniels opened up about his reckless past. He revealed that he once tried to commit suicide while hhigh on drugs, by having unprotected sex with strangers at bathhouses in an effort to contract AIDS.

Lee Daniels, the master mind behind the hit shows Empire and now Star, is no stranger to great cinematic productions and success on the small screen. And all-star casts? He’s got that too. Lee talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about teaming up with Queen Latifah and Tyrese, the importance of the music […]

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Looks like another one for film and television director and producer Lee Daniels. On the heels of his tremendously successful series Empire on Fox he’s adding a new series to their Fall 2017 lineup. It’s a show about a girl group navigating the tricky and demanding music industry. The show is called Star and co-stars […]

What the?????   Does every family have someone who is out for the cash grab when someone passes away?   Duncan apparently took a DNA test to check the validity  of the woman’s paternity claim, and here she comes again.

Chrisette Michele has released “I’m a Star,” the first single off her upcoming untitled third album. The inspirational feel-good anthem is all bout overcoming the lows and turning them into highs.