Plenty of comedians come out of the gate looking to have the impact of a veteran like Eddie Murphy. But according to the numbers, none are closer to Eddie’s achievements than Kevin Hart. Check the text. 4  The number of movies he’s starring in for 2014 alone: “Ride Along,” “About Last Night,” “Think Like A Man […]

With a slew of celebrity impersonations to his credit, comedian and actor Jay Pharoah is a good man to call when you need a reasonable facsimile for Jay Z or President Barack Obama.  T.U.D. takes a closer look at SNL’s man of many voices. 2010 The year Jay Pharoah joined the cast of Saturday Night […]

Gabrielle Union has been in tons of movies and television roles over her lengthy career. But acting is if it was all good when she sat through hours of makeup to play an alien soldier was definitely a performance worthy of an Emmy. 6 The season number of Star Trek: Deep Space 9 in which […]

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Big Boi and Andre 3000 have mashed as Outkast since ’94. But the Atlanta kings of the Cadillac have the perfect resume to ride into the future. And the stats to match. 10 Million The number of albums you need to sell in order to go Diamond. Which Outkast did with Speakerboxxx/TheLoveBelow. 1995 The year […]

Whether it’s age or accolades, numbers just don’t seem to matter to Pharrell Williams. But just in case you’re interested, here’s a handful for you. 4 Number of Grammys Pharrell took home at the 2014 awards; Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Record Of The Year & Producer Of The Year. 19,000 The amount […]

He may have a couple of names, a gang of jewelry, and several different hustles, but at the end of day, there is only one 2 Chainz. Here’s a few reasons why. 2 The number of Playaz in the Circle of his first group, Playaz Circle. 100,000 The amount of money Chainz paid to be released […]

There’s no telling how many wigs, wild outfits or wicked rhymes Nicki Minaj may have at any given moment. But thankfully, there are some numbers we can count on. Here’s a few. 7 The number of songs Nicki had on the Billboard charts at one time. She was the first artist to do so. 1 The […]

In a time where legends were being created, none had a hall of fame slot solidified faster than Big Daddy Kane. Here’s just a few reasons why. 7 The number of albums BDK released between 1988 and 1998. 1 The number of Grammy Awards BDK won for Best Rap Performance By A Duo or Group […]

There have been plenty of talk shows and talk show hosts over the years. But when you want to be entertained beyond your bedtime, there’s only one Arsenio Hall. Here are a few reasons why. 19 The number of years since the original Arsenio Hall Show ended 1n 1994. The new one began in 2013. […]

Entertainment triple threat Drake has been one of the most consistent artists to date since his official 2010 debut album, “Thank Me Later.” For the most part the numbers have been very kind to the OVO CEO but here are few that stand out like DJ Qualls at an M.O.P. concert. 42  Million… Amount of money […]

Known for his witty wordplay and numerous college anecdotes in his music, many people would be surprised to find that St. John’s University grad J. Cole initially wanted to program computers for a living. The Fayetteville, NC native started off as a Computer Science major before switching to Communications. In a discussion with “Interview” magazine, Cole […]

Future has had a successful run in the music industry over the past few years, but don’t get ahead of yourself, he’s no newcomer to rapping. Rapper Future, who has recently become engaged to R&B star Ciara,  began as a battle rapper who went by the name “Meathead of Da Connect.”   He eventually linked […]