Fantasia Says ‘American Idol’ Needs New Judges

By Kyle Harvey, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Since winning “American Idol” in 2004, Fantasia Barrino has been one of R&B’s strongest voices and among the most accomplished singers in the genre. The North Carolina native has put out 4 award-winning albums and has been praised for her role as “Ms. Celie” in the Broadway production […]

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Angela Bassett Talks New Film ‘Olympus Has Fallen’; Chris Brown and Rihanna

By Courtney Garcia, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Few film roles exceed Angela Bassett’s qualifications, even those intended for a man. The Oscar-nominated actress returns to the screen this month in “Olympus Has Fallen” portraying the director of the Secret Service, a position never occupied by a female and a character initially written for a […]

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