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Ardre Orie is the woman behind the words. Her publishing and celebrity ghostwriting skills have landed her major clients such as VH1’s Christina Johnson, MTV’s Javi Marroquin, Grammy Award winner and founder of iconic group The Commodores, Thomas McClary, and many more. Orie has her own company, 13th & Joan Publishing, which gives writers an opportunity to house…

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Actor Charles Reese is a lively and bright spirit known for his character Jalil on Centric’s “Beauty and The Baller.” A graduate of Morehouse College, Reese’s many years in the entertainment industry have made him an expert on what it truly takes to make it. Ro had the opportunity to talk to Reese for an…

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Centric’s new series “My Current Situation” explores the harsh reality of life while trying to get through every day struggles. Rachel Johnson, Alexis Bell and Decennia Adams are three different women who deal with unexpected turns that life throws their way. Rachel Johnson is a mode and actress who has a hard time showing her natural beauty…

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MC Lyte is an undeniable legend in the hip-hop world. Her career has grown consistently and she has been able to inspire so many through her music and other endeavors. We spoke with Lyte recently to discuss the W.E.A.L.T.H. retreat, one of her most recent projects and her thoughts on reality TV. When we spoke…

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Some activists are putting pressure on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to remove Bill Cosby’s star from the famous tourist attraction in the aftermath of the bombshell news that he admitted via deposition in 2005 that he had given Quaaludes to women he wanted to have sex with. “If they don’t remove that star, we can call…

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Friends, supporters, and a number of notables from Chicago’s film community all came out to noted West Loop eatery, M Vie, to watch the premiere of 1555 Filmworks’ latest film, “My First Love,” as it recently premiered on BET. “My First Love,” which stars Pooch Hall and Gabrielle Dennis (both formerly of the hit show, “The Game”), is…

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Do you hear that sound? That would be the buzz of the world (yes, the entire world) attempting to wrap its mind around and process yet another successful foray into the awards show world by the good people over at Soul Train. Backed by some really big TV cameras owned by BET and Centric, the…

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