Love Jones the Musical is Coming Soon
According to rapper Mc Lyte, a musical version of the film Love Jones is presently in the works. Earlier this week Lyte took to her Instagram page to promote the upcoming play, which presently has a cast that includes Chrisette Michele, Marsha Ambrosius, Raheem Devaughn, Dave Hollister and Musiq Soulchild.
June’s Diary Unveil L.A.N.C.E. Video
Singer Kelly Rowland’s new girl group is now officially going by the name June’s Diary. The girls made their red carpet debut earlier this evening at the BET Awards, where they also unveiled the visual for their first single, L.A.N.C.E., which (unfortunately), stands for Lying Ass Niggas Cheating Everyday.
Angela Bassett to Launch Skin Care Line for Black Women
Angela Bassett is set to launch her first skincare line next month. The American Horror Story actress recently teamed up with her longtime doctor, Barbara Sturm, to create a skin care line especially tailored to women with darker skin.
Keke Palmer Lands Lead Role in ‘Pimp’ Movie
Actress Keke Palmer has signed on to star in the independent film Pimp. The Scream Queens star joins a cast that already includes Edi Gathegi (The Black List), Sarah Ellen Stephens (Straight Outta Compton) and Vanessa Morgan (Finding Carter).
Nicole Beharie Takes Part in Black Women in Hollywood Panel at the 2016 American Black Film Festival
The American Black Film Festival was held over the weekend and wouldn’t you know it, my favorite actress: Sleepy Hollow’s Nicole Beharie, was in attendance. Nicole took part in Saturday’s Black Women in Hollywood panel and was joined by fellow actresses Teyonah Paris (The Miki Howard Story), Aja Naomi King (How to Get Away with Murder) and Emayatzy Corinealdi (Middle of Nowhere).
Keri Hilson Shares New Music Via Snapchat
Keri Hilson’s six-year musical hiatus may be about to come to an end. Over the weekend the Knock You Down singer took to Snapchat to share snippets of music she’s been working on for her new album, reportedly titled L.I.A.R (Love is a Religion).
Eve Joins Forces with Non-Profit Organization Malaika
In her quest to make sure young women around the world have access to a quality education, raptress Eve has taken on the role of Goodwill Ambassador for the non-profit organization Malaika. Eve says she was first introduced to the organization when she traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to inaugurate the village of Kalebuka’s first official library on International Women’s Day.
Crush by Rihanna Fragrance
Pop diva Rihanna is back with a new fragrance, her eighth overall. Crush by Rihanna will go on sale exclusively via Macy’s this fall and will retail for about $60. Rihanna unveiled the first promo image for the fragrance via Instagram, which you can happily feast your eyes on below.