New Movie: Respect Starring Jennifer Hudson

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. With a story by Callie Khouri (Oscar ® winner for Thelma & Louise) and Tracey Scott Wilson, and screenplay written by Tracey Scott Wilson. Wilson and […]

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Girl Power At The Essence Festival 2018, Salt N Pepa, Ashanti, Fantasia & More!

The 2018 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola® attracted more than 510,0000 attendees to New Orleans this Fourth of July weekend, marking one of the largest gatherings in the event’s 24-year history.  For the first time ever, all three nights of the ESSENCE Festival concert series at the Louisiana Superdome sold out. The extraordinary turnout underscores […]

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Wardrobe Breakdown: Mary J. Blige At Essence Festival

Did any of you guys attend the Essence Festival this year? I haven’t been in awhile but heard it was really, really nice! I was not in attendance but I have a few snaps from Mary J. Blige performance on stage and I LOVED her hip hop look! She brought it way back for sure […]

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Common And The Ayars Agency Celebrate the 4th Annual Toast to the Arts

On Friday night, Common and The Ayars Agency returned to host The 4th Annual Toast to the Arts, an intimate gathering for 200 of the biggest names in Hollywood. This year’s honorees included Oscar-nominee Mary J. Blige, Mudbound Director Dee Rees, Mudbound Producer Charles King, Legendary Filmmaker Charles Burnett, and Jordan Peele’s Get Out. 

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Red Carpet Arrivals: 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards

The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced the other night during the live broadcast from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One (see complete winners list below). The two-hour live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson and opened with a powerful moment in support of #TIMESUP featuring Angela Robinson, Kerry […]

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