Tag: growth

‘Five Star’ addresses the meaning of manhood and personal growth

Keith Miller’s hard-hitting drama “Five Star,” hits theaters today and the film provides an honest and unflinching look at life for a grizzled gang veteran in East New York who’s trying to guide the son of his slain mentor as the younger man comes of age in an environment throttled by violence.

Elle Varner isn’t sweating K. Michelle, Iman Shumpert or gossip

Elle Varner is doing just fine. The L.A. girl is finishing up her sophomore album, 4-Letter Word, the follow-up to the well-received Perfectly Imperfect. Since bursting onto the scene in 2011, Varner has become the sultry chanteuse of R&B, and she’s had to learn quickly how to handle the spotlight.