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Idris Elba, member of ‘Today Show’ staff among those testing positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus is hitting the entertainment world. Idris Elba has tested positive, but says he feels fine. The Golden Globe winning actor decided to get tested after standing on a stage next to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, who tested positive.

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Mob Movie Awards

The Mob Movie Awards, which will take place on April 18 at the Harrahs Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, will be hosted by legendary hip hop artist and actor Ice- T.

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B. Smith remembered by family and friends at private memorial service

Dan Gasby held a private memorial service for his wife, restaurateur/model/homegoods icon Barbara Elaine Smith (B. Smith) on March 3 at Frank Campbell Funeral Home.

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B. Smith—sweet lady full of grace

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NABJ voices concerns over Viacom

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Blair Underwood fêted in NYC

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Lizzo, Lil Nas X celebrate wins

From the Staples Center in Los Angeles, to the Empire State Building, to the tallest buildings in his hometown of Philadelphia, skylines are ablaze in purple and gold, honoring the life of NBA legend Kobe Bryant

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New Sharpton tome out Sept. 15

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Cynthia Erivo moves toward EGOT status

Queen Elizabeth has agreed to let her grandson, Prince Harry, and his wife, Meghan Markle, step back from their royal family duties and live part-time in Canada.

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#BAFTASSoWhite

Back in 2015 the controversy hit Hollywood, then spilled across the pond where it was pointed out that BAFTA voters also failed to include a single non-white face on their lists of nominated actors

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Go with the Flo

The drive by the Democratic led House of Representatives to impeach Pres. Donald Trump was the top news story of 2019, according to the Associated Press.

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Up & coming rapper Juice Wrld passes

Up and coming rapper and singer Juice Wrld died Dec. 8 after suffering a seizure as law enforcement searched luggage aboard his private jet for guns and drugs at a hangar inside Chicago’s Midway Airport, according to the Chicago Sun Times.

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Up & coming rapper Juice Wrld passes

Up and coming rapper and singer Juice Wrld died Dec. 8 after suffering a seizure as law enforcement searched luggage aboard his private jet for guns and drugs at a hangar inside Chicago’s Midway Airport, according to the Chicago Sun Times.

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Lizzo leads in Grammy noms

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Halle Berry to make directorial debut

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Wesley Snipes boasts new talent agency, projects

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Celebration of life for legendary actor John Witherspoon

A celebration of life was planned for legendary-comedian actor John Witherspoon on Nov. 5 at the Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Mortuary in Los Angeles.

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Cynthia Erivo: ‘Harriet’ role is ‘greatest honor’ of her career

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Forest Whitaker and Marlon Wayans join Aretha biopic

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Apollo to hold encore production of ‘Between the World and Me’

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Cynthia Erivo to portray the Queen of Soul

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Will Smith to portray Harlem mobster Nicky Barnes

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2019—a great year for Dionne Warwick

The Wendy Williams Show kicked off its 11th season on Sept. 16 with some good news.

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Kevin Hart on road to recovery

On Sept. 7 in Hartley Park, Main Street Boxing NY held its 10th annual Westchester County Boxing Championships, co-sponsored by the Mount Vernon, N.Y. Recreation Department. Said Mayor Andre Wallace, “As mayor of Mount Vernon I’ve always realized that Mount Vernon has a rich history in sports.

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Kevin Hart on the mend after fender-bender

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‘Black Panther’ sequel date announced

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet Beyoncé and Jay-Z

At press time, the latest R. Kelly news is that the disgraced singer’s live-in girlfriends, Jocelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, sent a video to TMZ in which they denied reports that federal authorities evicted them from Kelly’s Trump Tower Chicago home, calling it “fake news.”

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Family of Nelson Mandela to form media company

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Mike Epps, OWN TV producer Kyra Robinson tie the knot

According to MSN, Cuba Gooding Jr. showed up to a Manhattan court in New York City on June 26 where his legal team tried to get charges against the Oscar winning actor dismissed after a woman claimed he groped her at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge in Manhattan.

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New Tyler Perry/Viacom project in the works

It is hard to believe that 10 years ago on June 25, 2009, Michael Jackson went on to glory.

‘The Bobby DeBarge Story’ premieres in Atlanta

TV One hosted an exclusive screening of the highly anticipated original biopic “The Bobby DeBarge Story” at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta on June 8.

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Prosecutors drop all 16 charges against Jussie Smollett

Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett say charges alleging he lied to police about attack have been dropped.

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Shemar Moore speaks on losing friend Kristoff St. John

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‘Black Panther’ becomes first comic flick to garner Oscar nom

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Dionne Warwick receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Over the past two weeks, the pervading British royal story has been about “tension” between the two royal couples, Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle and Prince William and wife Kate Middleton, according to Vogue.com.

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Oprah Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, passes

Condolences go out to television icon Oprah Winfrey, on the passing of her mother, Vernita Lee, Nov. 22, 2018. Lee, 83, died at her home in Milwaukee of natural causes.

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Diddy, family grieve Kim Porter’s passing

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Trump makes Pharrell Williams unhappy

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The Me Too Movement is 1 year old

Oct. 18, Harlem’s own Gucci designer to the stars, Dapper Dan, along with “black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross, participated in a panel discuss on the impact of the arts on culture. The discussion was moderated by Elaine Weiteroth, in celebration of the launch of Room Service members-only space, which is devoted to fashion at the Beverly Center in Los Angeles.

Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan expecting first child

Hollywood actress-turned-Duchess Meghan Markle and husband Prince Harry are expecting their first child together, and the little royal is already making major moves.

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Cardi B arrested after strip club brawl

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Michael B. Jordan to be new face of Coach

Coach has announced that actor/producer Michael B. Jordan has been chosen as the first global face of the Coach menswear business.

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Taraji is ‘not pregnant, y’all’

Empire star Taraji P. Henson has denied rumors that she is with child.

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Go With the Flo: Many mourn the Queen of Soul’s pass

The legendary late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is being mourned and remembered by many of her colleagues in the music business.

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Penn Jillette: ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ racist tapes exist

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Penn Jillette says he knows for a fact Mark Burnett possesses tapes of President Donald Trump saying disparaging, racist remarks while working on the NBC reality show, “Celebrity Apprentice.”

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Bobby Brown makes Billboard Top 60

Bobby Brown was named one of the Top 60 Male Artists of All Time by Billboard, coming in at No. 52.

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Octavia Spencer brings Madam C.J. Walker to the small screen

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has given a series order to executive produce Octavia Spencer’s Madam C.J. Walker project, which stars the Academy Award winner as Sarah Breedlove, the Black hair care pioneer known as Madame C.J. Walker, who became the first Black female millionairess.

JAY and Bey’s summer of Kismet

Just in time for some additional heat this summer, acclaimed Grammy Award-winning Nabate Isles released his debut album, “Eclectic Excursions,” July 20.

Duchess Meghan’s hat banned at Wimbledon

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Cardi B scored a leading 10 VMA nominations, five of which are from her “Finesse” collaboration with Bruno Mars, who has another solo nomination in addition to his five with Cardi B.

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Billy Dee returns as Lando in next ‘Star Wars’ installment

According to my sources, Donald Glover felt playing the role of Lando Calrissian in the next “Star Wars” installment was beneath him.

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