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There’s something about Mary: the Queen of R&B performs in Los Angeles

Beverly Hills, CA – Her performances are a revelation, inhabiting each song so completely as to make them her own. Mary J. Blige, whose stage appearance was introduced by writer, director Tate Taylor of movie “The Help” treated industry insiders at the Beverly Wilshire hotel to a performance of “The …

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“Horrible Bosses” will strike a chord with all walks of life

Anyone who has ever worked in an office will certainly be able to identify with the insane antics of beleaguered workers Bateman, Day and Sudeiki, who are all completely miserable in their jobs. Bateman’s character Nick Hendricks has been passed over for a promised promotion by his twisted supervisor Dave …

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Sean “Diddy” Combs honored at ASCAP’s Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

Los Angeles, CA – ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) hosted its 24th Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The event, which was attended by hundreds of songwriters, recording artists and music industry leaders, paid special tribute to …

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Denzel Whitaker to star in ‘Abduction’

Whitaker’s best known for his role in ‘The Great Debaters’ where he starred opposite his name sake Denzel Washington. Now the actor’s got an even bigger shot of stardom with several upcoming projects in the pipeline. The actor, whose first feature film was a small role in the movie ‘Training Day’, …

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Director Qasim Basir tackles religion with movie

Qasim Basir was in London promoting his independent drama “Mooz-Lum” when he heard the news of Osama Bin Laden’s capture. For the writer/director, who was raised in a Muslim household, the news was bittersweet. “There are lots of pivotal moments you have in your life and it was one of …

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Second Time Around Not Quite The Charm for “The Hangover”

In 2009, “The Hangover” became a record-breaking hit, surpassing all box office expectations even receiving a Golden Globe for Best Comedy. Fast forward to two years later and the laughs are not quite as plentiful in the sequel. Las Vegas is swapped for Bangkok, once again they’ve lost someone in …

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BET Announces Nominees for 2011

Topping the list with six nominations is Chris Brown for Best Male R&B Artist, Best Collaboration, Video of the Year, Best Actor and Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice. Kanye West, Drake, and Lil Wayne are also nominated in the Best Male Hip-Hop Artist circle with Nicki Minaj headlining the Best Female Hip-Hop …

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Actress Paula Patton Stars in movie ‘Jumping the Broom’

Paula Patton wants to set the record straight. She didn’t jump the broom when she married R&B singer Robin Thicke — and it’s not because she didn’t want to. “I have to be real with you, I did not know of this tradition of jumping the broom until I read …

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