Writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood of “Love & Basketball” brings another love story to the big screen. This time around, she explores the world of a female artist (played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw) struggling to cope with her hypersexualized image and the cop (played by Nate Parker) who saves her when she dives off a balcony.
Prince-Bythewood recently discussed her motivation for the movie and her hopes of seeing the reversal of the hypersexualized image of young female artists and its effects on society.
Crooner Robin Thicke has dropped his new video,”Get Her Back” a song dedicated to his estranged wife, actress Paula Patton.
A bloody Thicke appears in the video that shows text messages seemingly between him and his wife. The couple have been married for eight years and have a have a three-year-old son named Julian Fuego.
Thicke’s album, “Paula,” is set to drop July 1.
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Fresh off the No. 1 box office success this weekend of “Think Like a Man Too,” Kevin Hart has a new movie, “The Wedding Ringer” set to hit theaters early next year.
Hart plays the character Jimmy, who provides best man services for grooms. Actor Josh Gad plays the role of Doug Harris, who needs Jimmy’s help in finding a best man and groomsmen as his wedding approaches. “The Big Bang Theory” actress, Kaley Cuoco plays the bride.
“The Wedding Ringer” is scheduled to hit movie theaters Jan. 16, 2015.
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R&B group En Vogue, soul crooner Joe and gospel singer Erica Campbell rocked the crowd at the 28th annual 100 Black Men of America conference this past weekend in Hollywood,Florida.
Joe got the couples dancing Saturday when he crooned some of his hits including, “All the Things (Your Man Won’t Do),” “More & More,” and “Good Girls.” He recently released a duet “Love and Sex (Part 2),” featuring Kelly Rowland, from his upcoming CD, “Bridges,” that will hit stores on June 23.
Erica Campbell belted out her singles, “Help,” and “Little More Jesus,” from her solo album also entitled “Help.”
En Vogue proved they still got the pipes when they sung their hits, which included “Hold On,” “Don’t Let Go” and “Free Your Mind.” Original members Dawn Robinson and Maxine Jones are no longer with the group. Rhona Bennett, who starred in “The Jamie Foxx Show,” joined the remaining members Terry Ellis and Cindy Herron.
Former “90210” & “The Wire” star Tristan “Mack” Wilds performed his hit single “Own It” in Times Square Wednesday morning on “Good Morning America.”
The Grammy-nominated singer is currently touring in support of his debut album, “New York: A Love Story.”
Below are his tour dates:
3/20 — Las Vegas, NV, Haze Nightclub
3/27 — Willington, DE, World Café Live at The Queen
3/29 — Baltimore, MD, Oxygen
3/30 — Washington, D.C., Howard Theater
4/1— Boston, MA, Middle East
4/2 — New York, NY, Highline Ballroom
4/26 — Alfred, NY, Alfred University
5/31 — Richmond, VA, WCDX Stone Soul Picnic
6/12 — Hollywood, FL, 100 Black Men Youth Party
A movie chronicling the life of the Godfather of Soul James Brown is set to hit theaters in August.
Chadwick Boseman, who played Jackie Robinson in last year’s movie “42,” will portray Brown’s poor upbringing, prison stint and rise to stardom.
Viola Davis plays his mother, who abandoned him at six years old, and Octavia Spencer, plays his aunt, who raised him in a brothel.
Tate Taylor, who last directed “The Help,” has a cast that includes Tika Sumpter, Dan Aykroyd, Jill Scott and Craig Robinson.
The film is produced by Rolling Stones’ frontman Mick Jagger.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee’s movie, “School Daze” and the director recently revealed that a script for the sequel has been completed.
Based loosely on Spike Lee’s experiences at Atlanta’s Morehouse College, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University, it is a story about fraternity and sorority members clashing with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.
“I had the script for ‘School Daze,’” Lee told Black&Sexy TV. “But, what people have to understand is that it’s a contemporary version. So it’s the same school, Mission College, 25 years later,” explained Lee. “Hopefully I can get Laurence Fishburne to play Dap. He’ll be the president now of the school. And we would deal with issues around Historically Black Colleges today.”
Pharrell Williams performed a medley of his hits with Nelly, Snoop Lion, Diddy and Busta Rhymes at the NBA All-Star Game Sunday at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.
Pharrell closed his performance with his hit “Happy” while wearing a red version of the infamous Vivienne Westwood hat he wore at last month’s Grammys.
The hat has garnered its own Twitter account, “Pharrell’s Hat,” which has more than 19,000 followers.
Everyone is back to celebrate a wedding in Las Vegas in the movie “Think Like a Man Too.”
The cast includes: Taraji P. Henson, Michael Ealy, Kevin Hart, Terrence Jenkins, Jerry Ferrara, Romany Malco, Gary Owen, Gabrielle Union, Meagan Good, Regina Hall, Jenifer Lewis, and Lala Anthony.
The sequel will be in theaters June 20.
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Toni Braxton and Babyface released the first single from their upcoming duets album.
The Babyface-produced single, “Hurt You” is the first from their duets album, “Love, Marriage & Divorce” due out Dec. 3 on Motown/Island Def Jam.