Lethal Weapon Renewed for a Second Season
Thanks to an early season renewal notice, actress Keesha Sharp is set to continue on in her role as Trish Murtaugh on the hit fox drama Lethal Weapon. The Warner Brothers produced series, which stars Damon Wayans and Clayne Crawford, has reportedly been picked up for an extended 22-episode sophomore season.
Fenty Beauty Unveils Their First Product
Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty cosmetics line unveiled the first product from their upcoming collection just moments ago, via their Instagram page. The debut Rihanna x Fenty Beauty product will be a soft pink, cotton candy-esque holographic lipstick, as seen on several of the models from Rihanna’s recent Rihanna x Fenty Puma 2017 spring fashion show.
Gallery: Love Jones Cast Reunion
Last night’s American Black Film Festival was truly a walk down memory lane thanks to the appearance of almost the entire cast of the 1997 hit movie Love Jones. The crew, sans only comedian Bill Bellamy, was on hand to accept the Classic Cinema Award, which included an entire tribute, complete with singer Dionne Farris on hand to perform the film’s theme song Hopeless.
Essence Taps Gabrielle Union for Hosting Duties
Actress Gabrielle Union will take the stage as host of this year’s 10th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards. The 44-year old Being Mary Jane star, who accepted the Fierce and Fearless Award at 2013’s ceremony, will help usher in a new generation of Hollywood stars, including Aja Naomi King, Yara Shahidi, Issa Rae, and Janelle Monae, who will all be honored at this year’s gala.
In Case You Missed It: Naturi Naughton Won Her First NAACP Award
Did you guys know Naturi Naughton won her first NAACP Image Award last week? I personally had no idea until I ran across photos earlier today on Wire Image. Naturi won for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role of Tasha St. Patrick on the hit Starz drama Power. Her category was presented the day before the show’s live telecast at an Awards Dinner, which is probably why I missed it.
Keyshia Cole Visits SiriusXM + Reveals Album Title
While visiting SiriusXM earlier this week, singer Keyshia Cole dropped by Sway in the Morning to discuss her upcoming album, reveal its title and even shoot down a couple of rumors. The 34-year old Oakland native even delved into her personal life a bit, disclosing how she learned boxing trainer Virgil Hunter was her father, as well as what their relationship is like today.
First Listen: U + Me (Love Lesson) by Mary J. Blige
Singer Mary J. Blige continues to take her soon-to-be ex-husband to task on U + Me (Love Lesson), the latest single to be released from her upcoming 13th solo album, Strength of a Woman. The track is produced by Brandon Hodge and is officially set to be released this coming Friday, February 17th.
Actress Elise Neal Joins the Cast of ‘Tales’ on BET
In between posting pics of her enviable figure on Instagram, actress Elise Neal actually does manage to get in a few acting gigs here and there. The 51-year old stunner, whose set to appear in next month’s X-Men film, Logan, has also been cast to appear in BET’s upcoming anthology series Tales.