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JOCE/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images Issa Rae will be honored with the Producer’s Guild of America’s 2022 Visionary Award next month.  The award is given to producers who “share inspiring, uplifting stories that add unique value to society and culture.” The Insecure creator will get her award March 19 at the 33rd Annual Producers Guild Awards. Earlier this […]

Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images “We’re gonna do it so big that they can’t deny us any more in the future.” That’s what Dr. Dre told reporters Thursday afternoon at a press conference previewing this Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show, which will feature him, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar. Dr. Dre and Snoop […]

Searchlight Pictures Want to watch Questlove‘s Oscar-nominated documentary Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised), but don’t have Hulu or Disney+?  You’re in luck. The acclaimed film, which documents the six-week-long, star-studded 1969 event The Harlem Cultural Festival, will have its broadcast television premiere on Sunday, February 20 at 8 p.m. […]

ABC Entertainment All six members of New Edition will join Tamron Hall next week for an hour-long interview. Ricky Bell, Bobby Brown, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant and Michael Bivins will appear on the syndicated daytime talk show on Tuesday, February 15. They’ll chat about their history, their personal and professional struggles, and reveal […]

ABC/Gavin Bond Congratulations to Eve — she’s a mom. On Instagram, the rapper, actress and TV host announced that she and husband Maximillion Cooper welcomed a son on February 1. Along with a picture of the baby sleeping peacefully in a floral-print basket, Eve wrote, “Our Beautiful boy was born Feb 1st 2022. Wilde Wolf […]

Brandon Carter Last year, Maxwell teamed with State Optical Co. for a line of sunglasses, and a portion of the proceeds went to provide scholarships to teens in black and brown communities. Now he’s back with another limited-edition style, which will benefit the same worthy cause. The new titanium sunglasses are called STATE x Maxwell […]

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences/ABC The nominations for the 94th annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday, and Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Beyoncé and Questlove are among the nominees. As expected, Smith scored a Best Actor nomination for his starring role as the father of Venus and Serena Williams in the film King Richard. […]

Elton John AIDS Foundation/Getty Images for the Elton John AIDS Foundation Last year, Elton John‘s Oscar viewing party went virtual, but this year, it’s returning in person — minus its namesake host. The event on March 27 in West Hollywood Park will be the 30th annual installment of the event, which over the years has raised […]

Halle Berry: ABC/Matt Petit; Muhammad Aziz: ABC/Michael Le Brecht Two specials from ABC’s Soul of a Nation are available to watch on Hulu now: Screen Queens Rising and X/onerated — The Murder of Malcolm X and 55 Years to Justice.  Screen Queens Rising focuses on the journey of Black actresses and how they’ve gone from powerless […]

ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images Lionel Richie has posted his appreciation at the news that he’s now a nominee for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. On Twitter and Instagram, the chart-topping, Grammy and Oscar-winning star wrote, “I’m honored to be nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall […]

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