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Jennifer Hudson is being sued for sharing a photo of herself without permission. The Dreamgirls actress had been photographed wearing a pink blazer and thigh-high stilettos by Fernando Ramales and he later sold the image to a news outlet, who ran it on Dec. 21, 2019. A few days later, Hudson shared the same picture…

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Sheryl Lee Ralph has graced the entertainment industry for almost four decades. Her performance as Deena in the Broadway play “Dreamgirls” garnered her a Tony nod in the early ’80s and made her a household name. Thirty years later, Beyoncé played the same role in the movie Dreamgirls. Ralph has paved the way for so many…

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Keith Robinson

Though you may not know it, actor Keith Robinson (Dreamgirls, Get On Up ) is an accomplished singer-songwriter in his own right. A native of Kentucky, Robinson began pursuing a music career while still in high school as a member of a group he describes as a “Diet Jodeci.” Later, while attending the University of Georgia, another group he was a part…

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On the “A” w/Souleo… Looking back on her life, Jennifer Holliday knows that she has much to take pride in and celebrate. She originated the role of Effie White in the classic Broadway musical Dreamgirls. Ms. Holliday is a Tony and two-time Grammy Award winner; she has persevered though the challenges of depression and multiple sclerosis.…

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Happy Birthday Jamie Foxx! Eric Marlon Bishop, better known as Jamie Foxx is an actor, stand-up comedian, singer-songwriter, musician, and talk radio host. The Oscar-winning star of “Ray” gained recognition for his role “In Living Color”, and also starred in “Django Unchained”. He appeared in the films “Dreamgirls” with Beyonce’ and Jennifer Hudson and “The Soloist”. Foxx dated actress Meagan Goode from 2003…

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As we close out another edition of Black Music Month, it is time to take a look back at the best musical moments in movies that left us spellbound over the years. Some of the best moments in music served as springboards to stardom for some artists while, most of the time, only expanding and…

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Jamie Foxx, whose birth name is Eric Marlon Bishop, started his career in 1989 as a comedian. This weekend, Jamie Foxx, stars alongside Channing Tatum on the big screen in White House Down. The movie will mark his 28th role as a main character in a Hollywood film. From stand-up comedian to TV shows to the…

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Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, 31, has established herself as more than just a run-of-the-mill superstar; she has successfully extended herself and her brand into a number of profitable ventures worthy of the most astute of entrepreneurs. Beyoncé makes fabulous music, that’s definitely a given; but Mrs. Carter has managed to spin wool into gold in a number…

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Blessed with a wide variety of talents as musician turned actor, Jamie Foxx has managed to come full circle in his career, playing a myriad of complex characters, including a cab driver held hostage (Collateral), legendary musician Ray Charles, and football underdog-turned-prodigy”Steamin” Willie Beaman in Any Given Sunday. These characters, along with others, have molded…

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Two people owned the ’80’s in entertainment: One is obviously the King of Pop, the late Michael Jackson. The other is Edward Regan Murphy of Brooklyn, N.Y. Eddie Murphy is, irrefutably, one of the greatest box-office attractions in the history of the motion picture industry.  His meteoric rise from being a young teen comedian in…

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Jennifer Hudson is the quintessential embodiment of the American Dream. The Chicago native’s dreamlike ascent up the entertainment strata began as a musical cast-off who was unceremoniously dismissed from the television phenomenon “American Idol,” then arced as she rebounded in the most astounding way: her effervescence and roof-rattling voice stole a major motion picture from…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” w/Souleo The Great White Way was given a dose of black magic this past week during the Apollo Music Café’s “Black Magic: A Broadway Cabaret.” The evening featured the stellar talents of Tony Award winner Lillias White (Fela and Chicago) and Chester Gregory (Dreamgirls and Sister Act) performing songs that…

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