Rapper Meek Mill's legal team has blocked recent legal efforts to stop his documentary #freeMeek from moving forward. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images) A prominent Philadelphia lawyer lost his lawsuit against Amazon and Roc Nation over an alleged illegal recording of comments he made about his client, who just so happens to be the judge at the center of rapper Meek Mill’s probation violation case.
OJ Simpson joins Twitter with a splash (Photo by Jason Bean-Pool/Getty Images) LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he’s got a “little gettin’ even to do.” Simpson confirmed the new account to the Associated Press on Saturday, saying in a phone interview while on a Las Vegas golf course that it “will be a lot of fun.
Check out the official synopsis: In this coming-of-age drama, a reclusive teenage musical prodigy (Khalil Everage) forms an unlikely friendship with a down-on-his-luck high school security guard (Anthony Anderson). United by their mutual love of hip-hop, they try to free each other from the demons of their past and break into the city’s music scene. Directed by Chris Robinson BEATS features Everage in his feature film debut and co-stars Uzo Aduba and Emayatzy Corinealdi. BEATS is the ultimate ode to Chicago’s South Side, and its long history of creating music that forms the city’s beating heart. Set in Chicago, the film directed by Chris Robinson (The New Edition Story) follows August; a teenager traumatized after witnessing a devastating tragedy.
(Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for THR) The American Black Film Festival is going down in Miami and TheGrio is front and center for all the festivities. Tons of famous faces headed down to the beach this week to mix and mingle with fans, creatives, and journalists as they premiered their projects and participated in panels about navigating the entertainment industry.
Iyanla Vanzant is back with another season of Iyanla: Fix My Life with a new set of families who are suffering through unfinished business. This season, we get a blast from the past, the Mitchell family is back, as well as a new set of faces who Vanzant tries to guide and encourage into a new way of life. During an interview with theGrio, Vanzant touched on why, when it comes to family business and issues for African Americans, we just don’t address it. “For us, it’s cultural,” says Vanzant. You’ve got to understand— I mean and while we don’t like to talk about it, it’s cultural.
TheGrio/ Black Glam Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares stories from the folks who beautify the biggest Black stars in the industry. On this episode, the former HOTUS sits down with celebrity makeup artist, DeeDee Kelly to find out how she turned her talents into the career of her dreams.
Dave Chappelle (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images) Dave Chappelle fans should be ready to get their LMAO on because the comedian is set to make his Broadway debut at New York’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre this summer in a show produced by Live Nation, The Araca Group and Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG).. Titled Dave Chappelle Live on Broadway, Chappelle is set to tear up the stage for five nights from July 9-13.
Caleel Harris as Young Antron McCray and Michael K. Williams as Bobby McCray in a scene from "When They See Us." (Atsushi Nishijima/Netflix via AP) Netflix announced on Wednesday that Ava Duvernay’s four-part drama based on the Central Park Five case, When They See Us is the most-viewed content on the streaming platform for the past 13 days.
Cuba Gooding Jr. Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was set Wednesday afternoon to turn himself into police after a woman accused him of groping her on Sunday night at a New York City bar. A representative for the actor told NBC News that Gooding, 51, planned to turn himself into the NYPD’s sex crimes unit. READ MORE: Cuba Gooding Jr.
Whoopi Goldberg on 'The View.' Whoopi Goldberg just might be at her wit’s end with The View co-host Meghan McCain who caught an attitude on Monday because she couldn’t weigh in on a discussion before commercial break. —Boo’d Up: Wendy Williams boasts about her new younger man and living her best single life— McCain who is conservative got snappy with Goldberg after she gave her take on abortion laws. “One of the things I hope all these states adopt no matter what the situation is, is that they have some mental help for these women and children who may be going through this who don’t have any place to go,” Goldberg said during a conversation with McCain, and co-hosts Sunny Hostin and guest co-host Ana Navarro