Regina King to Make Cinderella Inspired Hip-Hop Opera

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Regina King and Dana Dane Team Up for Cinderfella Film

Emmy-winning actress and director Regina King is teaming up with legendary rapper Dana Dane to turn his 1987 hit Cinderfella into a modern-day hip-hop opera. For those of you unfamiliar with the rap classic, Cinderfella tells the story of a guy from Brooklyn who’s treated badly by his two step-brothers. In swoops his fairy godfather, Hurb, who eventually saves the day just in time for the big house party. But instead of glass slippers, Hurb treats Cinderfella to a fresh pair of sneakers.
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Mary J. Blige Ordered to Pay Cheating Ex 30K a Month

Mary J. Blige to Pay Estranged Husband Spousal Support

Mary J. Blige to Pay Estranged Husband Spousal Support

At her most recent divorce hearing, singer Mary J. Blige was ordered by a judge to pay her estranged husband, Kendu Isaacs, $30,000 a month in temporary spousal support. The bright side, if you can imagine there is one, is that the figure is significantly less than the $130,000 a month Isaacs was originally asking for.
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Sevyn Streeter’s ‘Girl Disrupted’ Gets Official Release Date

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Sevyn Streeter Unveils ‘Girl Disrupted’ Album Cover

It’s been a long time coming, but finally, Sevyn Streeter is ready to release her debut album, Girl Disrupted. Via her various social media pages, the Fallen singer just unveiled the project’s gorgeous cover art, track-listing, and release date of July 7th.
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Janet Jackson Confirms Netflix Deal

Janet Jackson to Film Netflix Reality Show

Janet Jackson to Film Netflix Reality Show

Singer Janet Jackson has inked a deal with Netflix to appear in an upcoming fly-on-the-wall type reality show.

Via a 10-episode docu-series titled Simply Janet, the 51-year old pop icon will reportedly give fans a glimpse into her life as she prepares to kick off her State of the World tour, all while juggling first-time mommy-hood and the emotional fall-out from her recent separation from third husband, Wissam Al Mana.
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Janelle Monae Joins ‘Electric Dreams’ Cast

Janelle Monae Joins Electric Dreams Cast

Janelle Monae to Appear in Amazon Original Series

Janelle Monae is set to make a guest appearance in the upcoming sci-fi series Electric Dreams. The 31-year old Yoga singer will reportedly appear in an episode titled Autofac, alongside Jay Paulson, David Lyons and Juno Temple. Electric Dreams is based on a collection of short stories by award-winning novelist Philip K. Dick, and will kick off its ten-episode freshman season later this fall via Amazon Prime.
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Gabrielle Union Lands New Film Role

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Gabrielle Union to Produce ‘Breaking In’ Drama

Gabrielle Union is set to return to the big screen early next year. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Being Mary Jane actress will star in and executive-produce the upcoming home invasion thriller Breaking In. The Will Packer production will reportedly begin shooting this fall, and follows the travails of a single mother who turns the tables on her attackers after they break into her home.
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