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Entertainment

Common–the dreamer, the believer

November 20, 2011

In 2000, Common launched the Common Ground Foundation, with the mission to empower disadvantaged youth in urban communities by mentoring them. Here, he talks about serving as the voice of Seymour in the animated comedy Happy Feet Two.

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George Tillman, Jr. set to direct Miles Davis film

November 20, 2011

George Tillman, Jr. has been signed to develop and direct the upcoming feature film, Miles Davis, announced producer Nick Davis Raynes. Producers Nick Davis Raynes and Ged Dickinson have partnered with Gregory Davis, Miles’ eldest son…

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Patti LaBelle being sued for allegedly assaulting a baby and its mother

November 20, 2011

According to reports, last year, R&B luminary Patti LaBelle acted like a diva when she hurled curses and a half bottle of water at a mother and her 18-month-old baby. Now the veteran singer’s facing a lawsuit filed by Manhattan residents Kevin and Roseanna Monk, who live in the apartment building where…

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Gayle King exits OWN; ‘Early Show’ premiere date set

November 20, 2011

CBS just made it official. Charlie Rose and Gayle King will join its morning program “The Early Show” on Jan. 9, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The long rumored news was announced today as the anchors and CBS News executives gathered for a press conference at the networks…

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Rap icon Heavy D dead at 44

November 11, 2011

“He was transported from a residence in Beverly Hills and was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead in the emergency room,” L.A. Coroner Chief Craig Harvey told People. “The cause of death is yet to be determined; we’re investigating it now.

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Wendy Williams– How You Doin’?

November 11, 2011

Wendy Williams burst onto the TV landscape in July 2009 with the launch of her own nationally-syndicated talk show. Dubbed a “breakthrough in daytime” by The New York Times, “The Wendy Williams Show” is now in its third season and airs in 52 countries around the world.

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Kelenia comes to the Clef Club

November 11, 2011

Grammy nominated clarinetist, Oran Etkin returns to Philadelphia with the mesmerizing Kelenia ensemble at the Clef Club, Nov. 10, Thursday, 8 PM, admission is $15. As its name “Kelenia,” the Bambara word for love between people who are different from each other, Oran brings together musicians from Israel, Mali and America.

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