Blige, Kaluuya and Boyega honored at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Actors Daniel Kaluuya (“Get Out”), John Boyega (“Detroit”) and Mary J. Blige (“Mudbound”) were honored at the 33rd annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) with Virtuosos Awards. Created to recognize a select group of talent who have distinguished themselves through breakthrough performances in film this past year, previous recipients …


Jermaine Dupri and Cameo to be honored at the Trumpet Awards

It’s a prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements, and this year’s event will honor hip-hop record executive and songwriter Jermaine Dupri and the R&B/Funk band Cameo. Dupri, a Grammy Award-winning record producer, songwriter, hip-hop artist will receive The Music Innovation Award and the soul-influenced funk group Cameo, well-known for their …


Ice Prince, Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Douglas Win BET Awards

It was another star studded event at the annual Black Entertainment Awards as celebrities from all genres of entertainment gathered to honor each other. Held in downtown Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater, the show kicked off with a performance by Chris Brown after which actor Don Cheadle presented Miguel with the first …