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Eva Longoria has joined Ice Cube in the cast of Universal’s new sci-fi film. The 45-year-old actress has boarded the untitled project, which has been fast-tracked by the studio and is due to begin production next month. Plot details are vague but it is being described as a grounded movie similar to the 2009 flick…

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Ice Cube will star in a new Universal sci-fi film produced by Timur Bekmambetov and Patrick Aiello. The 51-year-old rapper and actor has teamed up with Universal for the as-yet untitled project, which will be produced by Patrick Aiello and Timur Bekmambetov. Plot details on the movie are vague but it is described as a…

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Kanye West has accused Universal Music of preventing him from buying his own masters in a new Twitter rant. The 43-year-old rapper hit out at the record label for allegedly keeping him from buying his master recordings, as he claimed the company won’t tell him how much it would cost to purchase the recordings, and…

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Jada Pinkett Smith says fans may see the Flossy Posse reunited and traveling internationally in a possible sequel to Girls Trip.  The 2017 comedy starred Pinkett, Regina Hall, Queen Latifah and Tiffany Haddish as a reunited group of college friends who get up to no good on a work vacation in New Orleans. The 47-year-old actress — who played…

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There is a Madonna biopic in the works and the pop star is not happy about it. Blond Ambition, a screenplay by Elyse Holland, landed at the top of 2016’s Black List of the industry’s best unproduced scripts and has been given the greenlight by Universal Studios. The singer states on an Instagram post, “Nobody…

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Photo Credit: Porsha Mitchell for Steed Media Service Detroit Native L’Renee is definitely an artist to watch. The first lady of Universal Motown Recording Artist KEM’s label, KEMISTRY Records, recently showcased her beautifully robust and sultry jazz infused R&B vocals to fans at her fan appreciation concert in Detroit. The concert was phenomenal. She sang to…

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Fast & Furious star Vin Diesel says there are a few more rides to come for the action-packed franchise. The 48-year-old actor recently told fans on Facebook that he plans to produce a final trilogy of films to end its run. “Universal has been so good to me and so trusting of the vision ……

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Though riding high on the success of his latest album, Black Rose, singer and actor Tyrese is still taking time to tend to his ever budding film career. The “Shame” singer recently visited Abu Dhabi to promote the global release of his record-breaking film, Furious 7, for Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. With parts of the film being shot there,…

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Azealia Banks is feeling the excitement after finally being released from her contract with Universal (for the tea on that click here). Banks is not new to the traditional selfie, which is basically you taking a photo of yourself for others to see via Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Above, she posted, “Up and ready to hang in…

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1. The Record Industry The current record industry is the #1 thing wrong with rap. This is mainly because it can correct the four problems below. Labels show up after the A&R production, funding and development has already taken place and this serves to produce poor results. Pop, rock and even urban artists get deals…

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Def Jam Rccordings Appoints The-Dream Executive Vice President of A&R On the heels of the release of his fourth solo album, Love IV MMXII, this past spring and a year after challenging the establishment — releasing a mixtape titled 1977 under his birth name last summer — Terius “The-Dream” Nash has received a prestigious appointment…

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