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NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’: The Iconic Classic Gets an Updo!

  It is a one of a kind phenomenon: A classic 1988 John Waters film became a hit Broadway musical, then became a successful movie musical and, on December 7, will make its live television debut. “Hairspray,” like no other story, has lent itself successfully to all of these media reincarnations. The original movie is a testament […]

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Jennifer Hudson performing during "Hello Beautiful Interludes Live..." (Photo: Soul Brother)

Jennifer Hudson Brings It for “Hello Beautiful Interludes Live…”

Last month I told you about Jennifer Hudson’s amazing performance during TV One’s “Hello Beautiful Interludes Live…” Jenny from my block killed it, putting on a great performance that had attendees on their feet at The Cutting Room in New York City.

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Jennifer Hudson (Photo: Chance Yeh / Getty Images)

All About Mom: 4 Videos That’ll Make You Smile

Can you believe Mother’s Day will be here in a matter of days?! To honor the women charged with the hardest job in the world, I’ve compiled a few videos of moms that will make you smile. Plus, there’s a video of an NBA star shouting out the special lady in his life. Enjoy!

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Can’t Stop Watching: Jennifer Hudson in Funny or Die ‘Scandal’ Spoof, Obamacare, James Brown Biopic, What’s Hot/Not & More

With its season 3 premiere just two days away, it seems like ABC’s “Scandal” is on everyone’s mind. Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson parodies “Scandal” in a clever Funny or Die video, “Scandalous,” that promotes the Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare.

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Can’t Stop Watching: Toni Braxton & Babyface, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, ‘Black Nativity’ Trailer, What’s Hot/Not & More

I was raised in a home where jazz was played often and anyone who visits my parents’ house will swear, with framed enlarged images of Miles Davis and John Coltrane’s albums prominently displayed, that it’s a shrine to that genre. With that said, news of longtime collaborators Toni Braxton and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds starring in […]

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