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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Idris Elba Shows His Cool DJ Skills At London Club

Talented actor Idris Elba came through and set the party on fire last night while DJing at London’s popular club The Arts Club in Mayfair.

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The DJ setup was extraordinary to say the least and the party goers loved nevery minute of it! Elba played an eclectic set list which featured the likes of Duke Dumont, Format:B and Cheryl Lynn and Drake.

Love Idris ❤️ #idriselba

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Many people were filled with envy after realizing they missed one of the most epic nights in history. This is one of the long list of reasons to adore Idris. 

Mariah Carey And James Packer Are Engaged

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Looks like Mariah Carey may have finally fouund her hero. Thursday night, news broke out of an engagement celebration hosted by songstress, Mariah Carey and billionaire, James Packer.

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The two celebrated their love in NYC with friends and family and looked super happy. Shortly after, Mimi was pictured outside flashing a massive 35 carat diamond ring that costs roughly around $7.5 million. Way to go Mariah.

This will be the third marriage for go round for Carey and Packer.

Mariah divorced ex-husband, Nick Cannon divorced in 2015 and she and Packer have been together since June of 2015, about 7 months.

Ed Hartwell And Keshia Knight Pulliam Share Wedding Photo

Keshia Knight Pulliam and Ed Hartwell got engaged and quickly walked down the aisle. The couple got married in a little over 20 days.

Big Tigger threw accusations out telling everyone that the new couple may have already been married when the world found out about the engagement. Maybe he was telling the truth after all.

Keshia took to Instagram to share a shocking photo of the couple kissing taken during their wedding ceremony with the caption: The most AMAZING day of our life!!! New “Kandidly Keshia” available on play.it/Keshia. Listen as we share our magical wedding day. #IAmOfficiallyMrsHartwell

We wish the couple everlasting love but can’t help but wonder how the two moved so fast after Pulliam had recently been in a relationship with Big Tigger for so many years.

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

Come Again? Sam Smith Accused Of Racist Remarks

Sam Smith screams ”Black C*nt!!” at someone outside Freedom Bar London according to a concert goer.

This is appalling to say the least. I’m really not sure what is going on these days but it seems as if things are going backwards.

Truthfully we would love to think the world has changed for the better but each day when we turn on the news or scroll through social media, someone new is caught up in racial scandals.

We like to look up to these celebrities as role models, although they tend to disappoint us more often than not. Racism is a refuge for the ignorant in the world , it seeks to divide and to destroy, it is the enemy of freedom, it should be stamped out permanently.

Sam Smith is a great artist but if the accusations of the monstrous comments made by him are true, we feel sorry for him.

Here are a few tweets from the singer where it seems like he is attempting to justify his foolish behavior without detailing the events that took place:

Tragic!