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Mara Brock Akil Discusses the End of “The Game,” Touches on Rumored “Girlfriends” Movie

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Fans were shocked to hear the BET’s hit series “The Game”  will be coming to an end. In a Q&A with ESSENCE.com, Mara Brock Akil dishes on why she’s ending the show, which series premiered on the CW in 2006 and then later picked up by BET....

Throwback Thursday: BET Awards is Down with Brandy, MC Lyte, Yo-Yo, and Queen Latifah

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1994* was a great year for music. We didn’t know it at the time, but it was. Outkast gave us their first album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik. Nas gave us his first album, Illmatic. The famous duo has been celebrating their 20 years with a summer/early fall tour...

Watch Season Two Trailer for “Being Mary Jane”

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Season one of BET’s hit series “Being Mary Jane” concluded with a dialogue on colorism, suicide and Mary Jane’s mother trying herbal (marijuana) remedies. As for Mary Jane’s love life, the broadcast journalist found herself trying to make amends. Mary Jane apologizes to Avery (played...

First Look at The Book of Negroes a Miniseries Coming to BET

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It seems that BET is trying to step up their programming. Is their new six part miniseries, The Book of Negroes, a step in the right direction? The Book of Negroes is based on Lawrence Hill’s novel of the same name. The story is about...

BET’s ‘The Game’ Will End After Nine Seasons

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All good things must come to an end. Although it’s debatable if the television show The Game is still any good. Either way, the network announced that seasons 8 and 9 are currently in production and then the record-breaking comedy will end with the ninth...