Brandy Is Back With A New TV Show And Music

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Our fave child star turned platinum singer and actress, Brandy Norwood is back!

It’s been so long since we’ve heard new music from the triple threat artist but it was worth the wait. The new single is titled ‘Beggin And Pleadin’.

In the song, Brandy is telling her ex to take his name back. What a powerful message for single folks everywhere.

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Shortly after dropping her new song, the singer premiered a new comedy/drama series on BET where she is newly divorced from a rich, ladies man. Zoe Moon is the characters name and the show focuses on Zoe’s brand new single life as a divorced mother of a young son by ex-husband.

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Come Again? Julie Delpy: “I Sometimes Wish I Were African American…”

It looks as if frustration over Hollywood’s diversity debate erupted over at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, as actress/writer, Julie Delpy expressed that she felt muzzled by the industry and added that there’s “nothing worse than being a woman in this business.”

Delpy, who was Oscar-nominated as a writer both for “Before Midnight” and “Before Sunset,” said that she said she has raised awareness over the issue of how few women were members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and was shut down.

“Two years ago, I said something about the Academy being very white male, which is the reality, and I was slashed to pieces by the media,” she told TheWrap’s Jeff Sneider. ”

It’s funny — women can’t talk. I sometimes wish I were African American because people don’t bash them afterward.”
I’m just lost all the way around with this statement. How does her dilemma compare to the mistreatment of African Americans? People these days just seem to have no filter. The racial hatred, slavery and unjustified killings of black people is not to be taken lightly or compared with such foolishness. No ma’am Ms. Delpy, you can’t possibly wish such suffering. This idiotic quote may be a publicity stunt in order to bring more awareness to your beliefs but we are not pawns in your chest game and you should tread light from now on. This sort of silly behavior is one of the many reasons why this nation has and is so divided. No values or respect for other cultures!
For that unacceptable stunt, Julie, you are no doubt, the weakest link!!!

Tank’s Album Release Party In Hollywood

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Singer, Tank threw a lavish album release bash last night in Hollywood, CA.

The new album is titled: Sex, Love & Pain II. The event was crawling with his celebrity friends such as Floyd Mayweather and former TGT group mate, Tyrese Gibson.

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Tank popped bottles while everyone enjoyed his highly anticipated RnB album. The listening party was located at Feature Fridays LA inside of Playhouse Nightclub.

Source: Miss Diddy LA, The Brand Group LA

Tracee Ellis Ross [Video] Channels Her Inner Nicki Minaj On Lip Sync Battle

Thursday night was epic as Blackish star, Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson appeared on hit show, Lip-Sync-Battle.

Host, LL Cool J cheered the actress on as she slayed a Nicki Minaj impersonation while performing Super Bass.

We have to admit it was so cool to see Tracee bring out a bit of hood. Get into her performance below!

 

K. Michelle Drops New Single-Not A Little Bit (Music)

Memphis superstar, K. Michelle surprised us all when she unexpectedly dropped a brand new single titled ‘Not A Little Bit’, giving her fans the great RnB they’ve been missing. Take a trip in K’s world while you listen to the new song below…

Not only did K. Michelle give a taste of her new album to come but her highly anticipated reality show, K. Michelle: My Life premieres Monday, January 25, at 9:30/8:30C PM on VH1.

💥💫 The ALL NEW season of #KMichelle: My Life premieres Monday, January 25th at 9:30PM/8:30C on @VH1! 🌻💋

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The singer teased us with a clip of the show that kept us wanting more. In the clip you will see her good friend, Safaree Samuels, ex-fiance of Nicki Minaj. The two seems to have great chemistry on camera, however, the two have confirmed, there is no romance involved. One could only hope!

 

Good luck to them both!

Wendell Pierce Built 75 Homes For His Community

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Native of New Orleans actor and activist Wendell Pierce talks about how insurance companies discouraged poor and black families from returning to New Orleans after Katrina by refusing to honor homeowner policies. Pierce, whose great-grandfather came to New Orleans as a slave in the 1800s, talks about how Allstate gave his parents just $400 after they paid premiums for 50 years. Pierce also writes about his family in his new book, “The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, a Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken.”

In 2005, when Katrina shockingly destroyed his old neighborhood, he returned to Pontchartrain Park to revitalize the neighborhood and has built 75 new homes and plans on doubling that number.

WENDELL PIERCE: “I remember the greatest crime that ever happened, I think, was 10 years ago, when none of the large insurance companies honored the homeowner policies. My parents paid Allstate for 50 years, when they moved into Pontchartrain Park in 1955 up to the day we evacuated, and we’re still paying after the flood, because my mother said it can burn down at any time. And for those 50 years of premiums, they received $400. They said, “That’s all we’re going to pay.” There was a lawsuit, a class-action lawsuit, years later that everyone participated in to try to get some sort of mediation, and we lost the class-action suit. So, all of those insurance companies that sold insurance to my parents for years, saying that “You will be made whole. Have some flood insurance, and along with your homeowners’ insurance, when you put them together, you will be made whole,” they only gave them $400 after 50 years of paying premiums.”

“It is the African-American aesthetic: in spite of the challenge, in spite of the oppression, I will survive. And that’s on display in New Orleans, and that’s the reason 10 years after the fact, we are back to where we are.”

Source: BET.com