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Pharrell Williams Points To Michael Brown’s ‘Bullyish Behavior’ as a ‘Problem’

Multi-talented artist, Pharrell Williams is at the top of his game and garnered an enviable level of respectability in the entertainment industry. His accomplishments have at times presented him in ...

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Kelis is Headed to the Cooking Channel with 'Holiday Feast With Kelis' Special

Kelis is an artist who has never been known to charter the predictable territory of her colleagues. The ‘Milkshake’ singer is still touring and doling out her signature beats but ...

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Saturday Night Live Misses the Mark with “Annie” Spoof

Saturday Night Live never seems to be able to get it right when it comes to the realm of Black women. After years of evading the issue of why they ...

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Shonda Rhimes Slayed The Ratings Game This Season

Thursday nights have been regulated to Shondaland and the numbers prove that they are profitably thriving. ABC has a lot to celebrate  – thanks to their affiliation with Shonda Rhimes who ...

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Marlon Wayans Defends His Right to Use the N-Word

Marlon Wayans is taking his right to use the N-word seriously by filing legal docs in defense of an Instagram post that depicts him calling an extra from his film ...

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Queen Latifah Confirmed to Host the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Queen Latifah has landed quite an impressive gig. The daytime talk show host has been invited to host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize concert-taking place in Oslo, Norway. According to ...

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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....

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...

Disturbing: Rapper Willing to Take on George Zimmerman in Celebrity Boxing Match

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George Zimmerman is taking his brand of evil to the next level.  The bona fide psychopath/idiot supreme is looking for an opponent to square off with him in a Celebrity Boxing match. “It was my idea,” he told Radar Online. “Prior to the incident [the...

BET Networks Embroiled in Lawsuit Over “The Game” Social Media

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Most longtime fans of “The Game” are familiar with this story: the sitcom, created and executive produced by Mara Brock Akil, was cancelled by The CW and a Facebook page was created by a fan to get the show back on the air. That page,...

The Game’s Wendy Raquel Robinson Calls Tia and Pooch’s Departure “Devastating” — Will You Watch The New Season?

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I never imagined when I first started watching “The Game” that by its 100th episode, the main characters, Melanie and Derwin, would be written off the show. But here we are at the premiere of the sixth season of the series without the main actors,...