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‘Nina’ Film Review: The Devil is in the Details

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R&B Legends 'The Temptations' Lose Another Member

  The Urban Daily is reporting that the legendary R&B group the Temptations has lost another member. You may recall last week,...

Breaking: Denise ‘Vanity’ Matthews Dies at 57

TMZ is reporting that Denise Matthews, known as 'Vanity' of the 1980s pop group Vanity 6 has died. A protégé and...

Prince: Sign 'O' The Times 25 Years Later

The year 1987 was somewhat an evolution for two of pop music’s most influential acts. In August, Michael Jackson released Bad,...

Dayo Okeniyi: ‘Shades of Blue’ Star’s Role of a Lifetime

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Snoop & Son: Snoop Dogg Talks Fatherhood and Football

It’s always refreshing when viewers can tune into primetime cable shows that portray male hip hop artists as mature and responsible...

Beyoncé Pens Letter to Nelson Mandela for Global Citizen Festival

0 Music icon Beyonce Knowles Carter has penned a letter to the late South African President and political prisoner Nelson Mandela days...

Soul Sisters: Fontella Bass and Marva Whitney Die

The woman James Brown dubbed 'Soul Sister #1" Marva Whitney has died at 68. (Google Images) Soul singer Fontella Bass, known...

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