Entertainment

Emerging Actor Talks of His Breakout Role As Oscar Grant

Michael B. Jordan: The Fruitvale Station Interview by Kam Williams Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Fruitvale Station”…

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Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland Dies: Rhythm-and-Blues Singer was 83

[The Washington Post] Bobby “Blue” Bland, a singer who became one of the most popular, electrifying and influential rhythm-and-blues entertainers…

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George Lucas Marries Mellody Hobson After Six-Year Courtship

[UPI] Writer-director-producer George Lucas and Mellody Hobson. UPI/Jim Ruymen Star Wars creator George Lucas married his longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson at the…

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Tupac to Get Star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Special to the NNPA from The Houston Defender He’s already revered as a legend of hip-hop, loved worldwide for his…

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The Apollo Honors Chaka Kahn

By Dwight Brown NNPA Entertainment Critic The legendary lady of funk and soul Chaka Kahn was recently inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of…

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Dave Chappelle to Lead Comedy Tour

[UPI} David Chappelle is coming back as the headliner comedian for Funny or Die’s “Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival” following an eight…

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Winfrey and Perry: A Match Made at OWN

by Gail Choice Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly His first dramatic series, “The Haves and Have Nots” premiered…

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Jay Z’s Million-Album Samsung Sale Unlikely to Count for Charts

[Reuters] Rapper Jay Z’s upcoming studio album will go to a million users of Samsung smartphones three days before its…

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Film Review: Twenty Feet From Stardom ****

by Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic They can sing a joyful noise. In pitch-perfect harmony. Never missing a beat. Yet…

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Kanye West: No Regrets About Taylor Swift, Would Rethink Shirt He Wore to Bash George Bush

[NJ.com] In a rare and enormously entertaining interview, Kanye West backpedals on his apology for bum-rushing Taylor Swift when she beat out Beyonce at the MTV Video…

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