Forest Whitaker is going to be a hitmaker when he joins the cast of Empire this season. Empire is going to get a little extra sparkle as Forest amps up the star power for season 4, and he’s taking on a crucial role on the show. According to E! News, he’ll be playing a hitmaker […]
Mo'Nique just stirred the pot.
Ever since she left her daytime talk show in 2011 to focus on other endeavors such as her OWN network and O magazine, Oprah Winfrey has been busier than ever, including getting back into acting after a long hiatus. Meanwhile Lee Daniels has had his hands full as well, thanks to his massive hit show […]
Lee Daniels' thoughts on racism might surprise you.
Often political candidates visit black churches to get out the vote. Presidential candidate Sec. Hillary Clinton visited Little Rock A.M.E. Zion in October. On Sunday, director Lee Daniels visited First Baptist-West to get out the vote before Tuesday’s election, according to QC City Metro. Want gospel news at your fingertips? Text NC to 60796 to […]
A new ad targeting Donald Trump contains an appeal to African-American voters by cast members from FOX's hit show Empire.
Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand to capture the sights and sounds of this year's Essence Festival.
After the success of Empire, it appears that FOX is looking to serve the African-American community with even more programming geared towards our community. In the recent TV upfronts, FOX stood out with an array of trailers featuring some familiar faces including Queen Latifah, Sanaa Lathan, and Damon Wayans along with some young black actors on […]
With networks unveiling tons of new dramas, comedies and psychological thrillers at their annual upfronts, these shows will surely make their way into your living room.
The Vulture Festival is set to take place on May 21st and 22nd
It’s been over two weeks since Beyoncé released her surprise visual album Lemonade, and now, tennis star Serena Williams is sharing how she got involved in the project. “I have known the director since I was like nine years old. I know Beyoncé pretty well, so they were like, ‘We would love for you to be […]
Film mogul Tyler Perry has made his mark in the movie industry and now hit a major milestone in the realm of real estate. According to reports, Perry’s Atlanta mansion has been sold for $17.5 million, becoming the most expensive residential sale in the city’s history. The 34,688-square-foot home features a home theater, infinity pool, […]