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Star-studded sendoff at Heavy D funeral service

November 23, 2011

Heavy D was remembered with laughter and tears last Friday during a star-studded funeral service that included Jay-Z and Will Smith, humorous anecdotes from longtime friend Diddy, and words of encouragement for the late rapper’s family, delivered in a letter from President Obama and first lady.

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‘Sparkle’s’ Brely Evans says give the remake a chance

November 23, 2011

The original film about the effects of fame on a rising girl group holds a special place in the hearts of fans, with Irene Cara, Lonette McKee and Dwan Smith irreplaceable as the sisters who skyrocket to fame, Philip Michael Thomas as their manager and the music of Curtis Mayfield in a beautiful, nostalgic bow.

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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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