Samsung Unveils Commercial for Rihanna’s “Anti” Album
Rihanna’s eighth studio album, the highly anticipated, Anti, is reportedly set to be released before the year is out. The project is being executive-produced by Kanye West and features the previously released tunes FourFiveSeconds, American Oxygen and Bitch Better Have My Money.
Tidal, which is rumored to be exclusively carrying the album, has been running promo for the project on various social media sites, most notably Instagram. Also hot on the Anti promo trail is Samsung, which debuted a commercial for the album during last night’s broadcast of the American Music Awards.
Tia Mowry Joins Rosewood Cast
Actress Tia Mowry is joining the cast of Rosewood. The former Instant Mom star has been tapped for a multi-episodic arc set to begin when the show returns after its mid-season finale on March 2, 2016.
Tia is set to play the role of Cassie, a childhood friend of Pippy’s (Gabrielle Dennis). She reportedly owns her own successful business, despite being homeless as a teen after her parents discovered she was a lesbian and kicked her out.
Over the weekend Serayah McNeill lent her celebrity to the grand opening of Sephora’s Powell Street store in San Francisco. The twenty-year-old Empire actress was joined by company CEO Calvin McDonald, and hordes of fans who lined up hours in advance for the opportunity to meet the burgeoning superstar.
Serayah called herself a longtime fan of the cosmetics super-store, saying she always feels better about life after a day of beauty shopping. “Call me silly,” she told fans via Twitter, “but I always feel super inspired after I leave Sephora.”
As many of you already know, The X-Files is being revived by Fox. Nearly fourteen years after its last episode aired, the show is set to return in January with six new episodes. I just finished watching the pilot, My Struggle, which Fox graciously made available to bloggers for screening.
Ciara Promotes Topshop with Girls Night Out Event in Atlanta
A group of about one-hundred lucky fans were on hand last night to spend an evening being primped and pampered alongside R&B singer Ciara.
The Topshop sponsored event was held at the company’s store at the Lenox Square Mall in Atlanta, Georgia and featured hair and beauty makeovers, DJS, sweet treats, plus a live Q&A session with Ciara herself.
Your First Look at Mary J. Blige in The Wiz Live
So here it is you guys, your first look at singer Mary J. Blige as Evillene in the NBC revival of The Wiz Live.
The holiday event series will air December 3rd and feature Mary (The Wicked Witch of the West) alongside Queen Latifah (The Wizard), Uzo Aduba (Glinda the Good Witch), David Allen Grier (The Cowardly Lion), Ne-Yo (The Tin Man), Common (The Bouncer), Amber Riley (Addapearle) and newcomer Shanice Williams (Dorothy).
Nicole Beharie Dancing to Missy Elliott’s “WTF”
While Sleepy Hollow and I are not on speaking terms these days, my love for its leading lady, actress Nicole Beharie, is as strong as ever. And while I did not watch last night’s episode, I did follow along on Twitter, which was where I peeped this super-awesome video Nicole decided to share with her fans.
Actress Sanaa Lathan has officially launched her own foundation. The self-titled Sanaa Lathan Foundation is an organization, that according to its mission statement, is dedicated to helping young women transition from foster care to adult independence.
According to Sanaa, as girls age out of the foster care system, they often find themselves alone and with few resources. “That is where my foundation comes in,” she recently NPR. “We assist young women in furthering their education, acquiring job skills and employment, even housing if needed.”
Kelly Rowland to Make Her “Being Mary Jane” Debut Tonight
Did you guys know singer Kelly Rowland is set to appear on an episode of Being Mary Jane? No? That makes two of us then, because neither did I until a moment ago.
Kelly just uploaded a video to her Facebook page of her talking about her character, and overall love of the show. She doesn’t give anymore details, not even what episode she’ll appear on, or for how many episodes. Is it just one? Is it a multi-episode arc? Who knows. Not even Google could provide me with answers.
Tweet has unveiled the cover art for her new album Charlene. The project also has an official release date of January 22, 2016.
The album is Tweet’s first full length project since the 2005 release of It’s Me Again. However, a five track EP titled Simply Tweet, was released in 2013, and marked the first original music fans had gotten from the singer in almost a decade.
“Words can’t express how much I am looking forward to my fans hearing what I have been working on,” Tweet recently told reporters. “If they missed me, half as much as I’ve missed them, then we are in for a wonderful journey.”
Season 4 of “Tamar & Vince” Returns to WeTV December 10th
If you need a little more Tamar and Vince in your life you’re in luck. The fourth season of the couple’s hit reality series, aptly titled Tamar & Vince, is set to return to your TV screens next month, December 10th.
WeTV has just released a super-trailer for the new season that seems to deal with a lot of the pressure Tamar must be feeling having to balance both her personal and professional life. Juggling life as a wife, mother, star of two reality shows and a talk show can’t be easy, which I guess is why things eventually come to a head in the clip below.
Singer Chrisette Michele is back with a new single titled Steady. The uptempo track is the first to be released from her upcoming fifth solo album, tentatively titled Milestone and set for an early 2016 release.
According to Chrisette, Steady is all about her career, telling Billboard recently “I have taken my time and crafted my sound over the past decade. I feel more in tune with myself musically, and that enables me to set my own trends, rather than follow the trends set by others.”
Naomi Campbell Lingerie Lines Debuts Via Yamamay
Supermodel Naomi Campbell has teamed up with Italian intimate wear company Yamamay to release her first collection of seasonal lingerie.
The I Am Naomi Campbell line features six variations of bras, panties, slips, robes, camisoles and bodysuits. Each comes in a different color, and is embellished with what the company calls “precious decors.”
Superstar singer Ciara is set to be featured on tomorrow night’s episode of Revealed, a Fuse original series that looks at the back story of some of today’s biggest artists.
For her episode, Ciara chronicles her rise from girl group-wanna be, to global celebrity. “Our management at the time knew I wanted to be a solo artist,” Ciara told Fuse. I eventually got the call and from there was introduced to producer Jazzy Pha.”