Kelly Rowland Confirms 2017 Album Release
While out promoting her stint on this season’s The Voice Australia, singer Kelly Rowland also took time out to share small bits of news about her new music. During an interview with Sunday Life, Kelly said her fifth solo album would be coming out this year, and that motherhood has played a huge role in the recording process.
Anika Noni Rose Joins ‘Assassination Nation’ Cast
With her hit BET series The Quad on hiatus, actress Anika Noni Rose has decided to pick up another gig. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the former Dreamgirl has joined the cast of Assassination Nation, a coming-of-age thriller about four teenage girls who become the focus of worldwide media attention when an anonymous hacker leaks their personal information.
Jill Scott to Star in Lifetime Film About the Flint Water Crisis
In addition to her tour this summer, singer Jill Scott also plans to return to the small screen via Flint, the upcoming Lifetime movie about the government poisoning of Flint, Michigan’s water supply. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film will explore the true story of three activists fighting to expose the cover-up, as well as seek justice for those affected the city’s lead-tainted water lines.
Sanaa Lathan Stars in American Assassin
As previously reported, actress Sanaa Lathan is set to co-star alongside Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton and Shiva Negar in the upcoming Lionsgate film American Assassin. With an official release date of September 15th, the studio is kicking off promo early, having just unveiled the first trailer and several character posters.
Gabrielle Union: We’re Going to Need More Wine
Actress Gabrielle Union is set to release her first book this fall via Harper Collins Publishing. The Being Mary Jane star announced the news herself via Instagram, sharing the above cover and message with fans: “Throughout my life, I’ve often wondered aloud ‘How the hell did I end up here?’ Why me? Not sure I’ve ever found all the answers to the questions, but in this book, I share my journey… the good, the bad, and the WTF. You will definitely need more wine for this.”
Video: Used To by LeToya Luckett
Singer LeToya Luckett has just unveiled the video for her new single Used To. The video serves as the second installment of a three-part mini movie series from the singer’s upcoming Back 2 Life album, due out May 12th.
Janet Jackson Shares First Photo of Baby Eissa
Via her various social media pages, singer Janet Jackson has done the unexpected: posted a photo of her three-month old son, Eissa. The normally reclusive pop star shared the first image of her baby boy with the simple caption “My baby and me after nap time.” The reveal comes just days after the singer reportedly separated from her husband of five years, Qatari businessman Wissam al Mana.