Janet Jackson attends her residency debut "Metamorphosis" after party at On The Record Speakeasy and Club at Park MGM on May 17, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Photo: OWN From the brilliant mind of Tarell Alvin McCraney, the Oscar-winning co-writer of Moonlight, comes a new OWN series called David Makes Man. The drama stars 16-year-old Akili McDowell in the title role as a teen growing up in a low-income Miami housing development. Raised by a single mom in a community with sparse financial means, David attends a prestigious school for gifted students, but he feels like he is living two different lives and the stress takes its toll.
Dwayne Johnson with Jason Statham in Hobbs & Shaw. Photo Courtesy of Universal Studios The “Fast & Furious” spinoff “Hobbs & Shaw” starring Dwayne “Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham was the top movie for at the domestic box office for the second week in a row.
Bill Cosby's lawyers make an appeal (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images) Bill Cosby will be back in a Pennsylvania court again on Monday to appeal his sexual assault conviction. Other celebrities such as Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey have also been named in the #MeToo era, but Cosby is the first to stand trial and be convicted.
Recording artist Rick Ross attends the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)
theGrio Brian Banks opens nationwide today and in it. Aldis Hodge transforms into the man who was incarcerated at 16 for a rape he never committed. The film that tells the true story of the football player who was destined for greatness before being wrongfully convicted of raping one of his classmates also stars Greg Kinnear, Sherri Shepherd, and Melanie Liburd.
(Credit:Dorothy Hong/HBO) Robin Thede unveiled her long-awaited HBO series A Black Lady Sketch Show last week and critics agree she’s onto something incredible. The creator, executive producer, show runner, and star of the series that features an all-star cast of hilarious performers including Gabrielle Dennis, Quinta Brunson, and Ashley Nicole Black sat down with theGrio to discuss her intentions for the show.
Blueface attends the Pantene Style Stage at the 2019 BET Awards at the 2019 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.