Brandy Returning to ‘Chicago’
Let’s do it again. Brandy set to return to the Great White Way. Via published reports, the former Zoe Ever After star is set to reprise her role as Roxie Hart in the iconic stage play Chicago. Beginning August 16th, the multi-faceted diva will headline a total of seventeen performances at the legendary Ambassador Theatre.
Tiffany’s Taps Janelle Monae for Fall Campaign
Singer Janelle Monae is lending her fabulously flawless face to Tiffany & Co.’s upcoming fall 2017 ad campaign. Titled There’s Only One, the Hidden Figures star is joined by a cluster of female entertainers who the company says “represent the power of individuality and self-expression.”
Justine Skye is ‘Back for More’
Singer Justine Skye is back with new music. The 21-year old Brooklyn native has enlisted the help of fellow R&B crooner, Jeremih, for Back for More, the latest track to be lifted from her upcoming debut album Reach for the Skye.
First Look: ‘Proud Mary’ Poster + Trailer
If you love Taraji P. Henson as much as we do around here, then you’ll probably be super excited to check out the poster and first official trailer from her upcoming film Proud Mary. As previously reported, the Screen Gems thriller stars Henson as a sympathetic hit woman willing to do anything to protect a young child who suddenly comes into her care after a hit goes wrong.
The Gag Is, Keke Palmer Continues to Build Her Brand
Keke Palmer has something in the works for fans. Via her Instagram page, the Berlin Station actress shared a clip of what appears to be some new project that’s set to kick off or premiere on July 26th. Keke gave no further details, though we do know the project’s name is That’s the Gag, a take on the popular catch phrase she’s been using during her late night Instagram and SnapChat sessions.
‘Claws’ Renewed for a Second Season by TNT
To the shock of absolutely no one, TNT has renewed their hit freshman drama Claws. The show stars Niecy Nash and has been a solid performer in both demo and viewership since it premiered on the network five weeks ago. Resonating with both critics and fans alike, the series debuted to just over one million viewers and has continued to ascend ever since. It is cable’s #4 new drama among the advertiser coveted 18-49 age group, and draws the youngest audience of any TNT drama.
‘Anything You Want’ Video by Sevyn Streeter
Sevyn Streeter is back with a new video. Just days after releasing her Girl Disrupted album, the 31-year old singer has unveiled the visual for her latest single, Anything You Want. Featuring Jeremih and rappers Ty Dolla $ign and Wiz Kalifa, the track finds Sevyn singing about your standard R&B subjects: partying and having a good time.
Ajiona Alexus Joins ‘Breaking In’ Cast
Ajiona Alexus, who most of you might recognize as teenage Cookie from season three of the hit Fox series Empire, is joining the Gabrielle Union-produced home invasion flick Breaking In. The 21-year old actress will reportedly play Jasmine, whose IMDB character profile describes as “strong-willed and opinionated.”
‘Daytime Divas’ Welcome Eve to the Table
Rapper Eve shifts back into actress mode tonight thanks in part to her role on the VH1 hit series Daytime Divas. The former EVE star, who fronted her own show on the UPN from 2003-2006, will begin a multi-episodic arc playing Cecile James, a conivingly ambitious author who quickly finds herself butting heads with the catty ladies of a popular daytime talk show (The Lunch Hour) she’s agreed to appear on.