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By now you’ve already heard the running list of hip-hop artists who played SXSW 2012.  Jay-Z, Kanye West, T.I., 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Mobb Deep, Big K,R.I.T., Kendrick Lamar and the list goes on and on, and on.  I can imagine someone unfamiliar with SXSW might have thought it was just a hip-hop festival by […]

In our third installment of Face-To-Face with Patti LaBelle & Ledisi, the legendary Ms. Patti recalls telling Ledisi about the importance of being “beat” (diva speak for looking good) at all times when you’re a star. Ledisi also sings Patti Labelle’s “If Only You Knew” in this one of a kind meet up. Check out […]

In part 2 of our “Face-To-Face” conversation between the incomparable Patti LaBelle and R&B star Ledisi, the two ladies discuss how they met and the continued influence of Gladys Knight and Anita Baker. RELATED POSTS: Patti LaBelle Names Ledisi As Her Successor Patti Labelle Warns Lloyd About “Hood Girls” on “Lay It Down” Remix [AUDIO] […]

Last month when BET paid tribute to Patti LaBelle it was apparent that the legendary diva is unparalleled. Despite Cee-Lo and Marsha Ambrosius best attempts many felt the tribute fell short of capturing the wonder that is Patti LaBelle. Few (if any) possess the vocal talent to rival Patti, who at 67 years old still […]

The story of a couple whose wedding brings about a clash of the families and classes, “Jumping The Broom” is a funny and endearing film that will make you laugh, smile and warm your heart. Check out our exclusive interviews with the cast in this week’s Pass The Popcorn. Take A Look: Jumping The Broom […]

In this week’s episode of Pass the Popcorn, Victoria Audele gives us a sneak peak of Hall Pass and Drive Angry 3D. both in theaters this weekend. On DVD, Due Date starring Robert Downey, Jr., Zach Galifianakis. Related: Black Presidents in the Movies Take A Look:

In this week’s episode of Pass the Popcorn, Victoria Audele hits the red carpet to get the inside scoop from Martin Lawrence and Brandon T. Jackson about Big Momma’s House 3: Like Father, Like Son. Also new in theaters this weekend Thandie Newton stars in Vanishing on 7th Street.  On DVD, Denzel Washington stars in […]

It was 1997 when Love Jones premiered starring budding stars Larenz Tate and Nia Long, and almost 15 years later we’re still jonesin’ for the movie that came to be a definitive portrait of black love. Written and directed by Theodore Witcher, Love Jones was the first in a series of films in the late […]

We asked Comedian Shang, “Emmanuel Lewis or Gary Coleman?” Check out his answer below! Kyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:420,height:685,p:”6453″,tbid:”22″});

Last week we opened the voting for our Greatest Black Sitcom of All-Time Competition.  Yesterday voting closed for round 1 and we’re down from 64 shows to 32. Based on the seeding of the editorial team we didn’t see any upset loses although we were surprised to see the short-lived 90’s sitcom “Thea” beat out the […]

We asked The Whispers, Prince or Michael Jackson? Take A Look! http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:420,height:685,p:”6361″,s:1146870,tbid:”10″}); RELATED: Top 9 Black Sitcom Theme Songs RELATED: The Greatest Black Sitcom of All Time? Vote Now! RELATED: Top 9 Music Videos of the 1980s