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  • Tuesday, 29 October 2019 14:13
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

In a new interview with James Corden, Kanye West admits that he received a $68 million tax return. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images) Kanye West sat down with James Corden, host of The Late Show with James Corden for an epic, high-altitude version of Corden’s popular, Carpool Karaoke segment.

  • Monday, 28 October 2019 18:18
  • Ny Magee

Just days after dropping his highly anticipated album, Kanye West proved to be king of the box office with his a 30-minute short film that collected $1.03 million globally over the weekend. In partnership with IMAX, Ye’s new album “Jesus Is King”, is a Christian-themed collection of songs that are accompanied by an IMAX film, and Ye previewed both last Wednesday at the L.A Forum. READ MORE: Kanye West wanted to stop his rap career because it’s “the devil’s music” “Jesus Is King” debuted in 21 cities around the world, including Chicago, Los Angeles, London, Copenhagen and Melbourne, Variety reports. The documentary generated $862,000 from 372 IMAX theaters in North America, along with $175,000 from 12 markets across 68 international venues, the report states.

  • Monday, 28 October 2019 15:32
  • Associated Press

By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Chappelle has built a career on pushing boundaries and challenging social conventions. But his greatest act of defiance may have come Sunday night at Washington’s Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. At the end of an evening of tributes and testimonials, Chappelle came on stage to accept his Mark Twain Prize for lifetime achievement in comedy with a lit cigarette in hand. “I want everyone in America to look at me smoking indoors,” He announced. “I didn’t ask anybody. What are they going to do? Kick me out? This is called leverage!” A host of comedians and musicians paid tribute to Chappelle, 46, describing him as a uniquely gifted and passionate performer with a sort of pied piper appeal that drew other artists into his circle.

  • Monday, 28 October 2019 15:14
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Brandon T. Jackson theGrio.comBrandon T. Jackson theGrio.comLOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Brandon T. Jackson attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

  • Sunday, 27 October 2019 20:37
  • Megan Sims

Chance the Rapper thegrio.comChance the Rapper thegrio.comHip-Hop Artist Chance The Rapper. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS) It is no secret that Chance the Rapper is passionate about contributing to his hometown of Chicago, so it came as no surprise that he used his platform on this week’s Saturday Night Live to bring awareness to the struggles faced by Chicago teachers.

  • Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:29
  • Dawn Onley

Harriet_thegrioHarriet_thegrioCynthia Erivo stars as Harriet Tubman in HARRIET, a Focus Features release.Credit: Glen Wilson / Focus Features The main role that Black actors are given in the state of Virginia is that of a slave, according to a filmmaker who hopes to both shine light on and update the narrative. Indeed, the first enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown nearly 400 years ago, setting the stage for slavery in the U.S.

  • Friday, 25 October 2019 17:54
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Meagan Good once again has got the internet buzzing and wondering if she’s bleaching her skin after pics surfaced of a fairer-looking actress at the Black & Blue movie premiere. READ MORE: Naomie Harris reveals that she too was groped by an A-List actor And speaking of fairness in all fairness, it could be the lighting of the room or her make-up artist could have used a little too much concealer. But whatever it was, Good surely stepped on the red carpet looking ghostly, much like a light-skinned Michael Jackson, as she posed for the paparazzi, Bossip reports. The actress has battled similar accusations that she was bleaching her skin before.

  • Friday, 25 October 2019 15:21
  • Cortney Wills

Eddie MurphyEddie MurphyNetflix Eddie Murphy is back in a big way with Netflix’s Dolemite Is My Name. In it, he portrays legendary comedian Rudy Ray Moore and sheds new light on the man known for being more than a little crass. Joined by a long list of A-list stars including Keegan-Michael Key, Wesley Snipes, Mike Epps, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, and Tituss Burgess among others, the film strikes the perfect balance of hilarity and heart.

  • Friday, 25 October 2019 11:51
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Anything goes with the Hunchos! Migos members, Offset, Takeoff, Quavo were throwing racks at fat booties inside VLive, a strip club in L.A., and it was seriously a hurricane of $45,000 worth of cash flowing. READ MORE: Offset’s baby momma wants regularly scheduled child support payments The rappers were on hand to support Quavo’s girlfriend Saweetie who was hosting the strip club’s Reign Sundays series, TMZ reports. They flooded the floor with cash and dipped in less than an hour, reportedly dropping by at 1:20 AM and dipping by 2 AM. The “Stripper Bowl“ rappers are used to making it ran and in Feb. dropped $500k at a strip clubin Atlanta.

  • Thursday, 24 October 2019 18:28
  • Cortney Wills

Kanye WestKanye West(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for ABA) Here we go again…Another Kanye West album, another batch of bizarre statements from the artist who considers himself the best to ever live. The rapper is currently promoting his latest project, Jesus Is King, and unleashed a long list of shocking statements during an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s Beats 1.

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