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Rising rock star Lil Peep found dead on tour bus, overdose

November 16, 2017

📷 Lil Peep Facebook page Rapper Lil Peep, a budding star whose emotional, downtrodden lyrics gained a cult following online, died of a suspected drug overdose Wednesday night. He was 21. Police in Tucson, Arizona, say Lil Peep, whose real name was Gustav Ahr, was found dead on his tour bus ahead of a scheduled…

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Philly’s own Eve Officially Joins as co-host of CBS “The Talk”

November 15, 2017

Photo: Twitter @TheRealEve (TV Guide)–Actress and musician Eve made her official debut as co-host of The Talk during Tuesday’s episode of the CBS daytime talk show. Eve — full name Eve Jeffers Cooper — is taking over the seat vacated by Aisha Tyler, who left the show in July. She previously guest-hosted the week of…

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‘Magnum, P.I.’ actor John Hillerman dies at 84

November 12, 2017

📷 Imgarcade LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Hillerman, who played stuffed-shirt Higgins to Tom Selleck’s freewheeling detective Thomas Magnum in the 1980s TV series “Magnum, P.I.” has died, his nephew said Thursday. Hillerman was 84. Hillerman, who had been in declining health, died Thursday of natural causes at his home in Houston, nephew Chris Tritico…

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Kevin Hart gets serious, beats Tiki Barber in NYC Marathon

November 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kevin Hart  (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock)   associated press NEW YORK — Kevin Hart got serious about training for the New York City Marathon. So serious, he beat former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber. The comedian and actor posted a video on Instagram that says “Marathon complete. Got my gold medal….

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“We Were Eight Years in Power – An American Tragedy”

November 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Ta-Nehisi Coates  (Photo: Gabriella Demczuk) by Ta-Nehisi Coates Book Review by Kam Williams “For so much of American history, the fact of Black people is a problem… The demonstrable truth has been evaded in favor of a more comforting story…[But America is] a country trying to skip out on a bill, trying to…

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Miguel ‘angered’ by immigrant treatment at detention centers

November 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Miguel  (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)   By Jonathan Landrum Jr. Associated Press ATLANTA–After hearing numerous stories of immigrants being deprived of meals and relegated to harsh living conditions inside some detention centers across the country, Grammy-winning singer Miguel said he felt angered. That’s why he decided to headline a free #SchoolsNotPrisons concert in…

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QUEST: An Epic Portrait of an American Family

November 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  From left: Christopher “Quest” Rainey, Isaiah Byrd, Christine’a “Ma Quest” Rainey, Patricia “PJ” Rainey in “Quest”.  (Photo: Carina Romano)   First Run Features is pleased to announce the theatrical release of “QUEST,” Jonathan Olshefski’s moving chronicle of a close knit African-American family living in North Philadelphia. Filmed with vérité intimacy for almost a decade,…

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Amanda Seales: The Epitome of Renaissance Woman

November 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  “Insecure” star Amanda Seales chats with SUN writer Kharisma McIllwaine about her multifaceted career.  (Photo: Courtesy Kharisma McIllwaine)   Interview with Kharisma McIllwaine On an unseasonably warm fall morning, Amanda Seales sat quietly at a table in Luna Café. The multitalented, multi-hyphenate visited Philadelphia after her speaking engagements at Arcadia University and the…

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Mariah Carey, N.W.A. up for Songwriters Hall of Fame

November 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Mariah Carey  (Photo: Joe Seer / shutterstock)   Associated Press NEW YORK — Mariah Carey, the artist with the most No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, is one of the nominees for the 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame. Carey, who co-wrote 17 of her 18 No. 1s, earns her first nomination…

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