‘Empire’ Star’s Tweet Suggests He’s Leaving Hit Series

*SPOILER ALERT* Is Jussie Smollett leaving “Empire”? That’s the question fans of the Fox hit are trying to answer after the star posted a cryptic message on Twitter today. In the message, posted shortly after midnight, Smollett, 32, said he’s enjoyed his time on the series but it’s time to “make a record & some […]

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Actress Says She Didn’t Want Iconic ‘Coming to America’ Role

Though it’s been nearly 30 years since we saw Vanessa Bell Calloway as Princess Imani in “Coming to America,” many people can’t help but sing “she’s your queen to be” when they see her today. Yep, girlfriend still looks amazing. “I work out. I don’t drink any sodas or coffee. The only thing I drink is tea […]

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‘Ghost Brothers’ Series Breaks Barriers, Adds ‘Soul’ to Ghost Hunting TV

Something strange in your neighborhood? Who you gonna call? Ghost Brothers! An all-girls remake of the 1984 classic “Ghostbusters” hits theaters this summer, but an Atlanta-based ghost hunting trio is letting everyone know that they ain’t afraid of no ghosts. Meet the stars of “Ghost Brothers,” Destination America’s new paranormal series: Juwan Mass, 31; Dalen […]

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Singer Andra Day on Her ‘Rise Up,’ Lessons Learned as Stevie Wonder’s Protégé

If Eartha Kitt and Amy Winehouse had a baby, Andra Day would surely be her. NPR made a similar comparison last August, about two weeks before her debut album “Cheers to the Fall” dropped, when it said Day has Kitt’s “unflappable confidence” and Amy Winehouse’s “effortless grasp of classic jazz.” This may be true, but […]

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‘Underground’ Stars Discuss Slave Drama’s Importance

Ask many black Americans and they will tell you that they are over films and television shows depicting them and their ancestors in subservient and stereotypical roles. Even though historical dramas “Twelve Years a Slave,” “The Help” and “Lee Daniel’s The Butler” received much acclaim, a segment of the black population believe that Hollywood prefers […]

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