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Tamar’s Bold, Beautiful Buzz Cut, Cardi B-Offset and Baby Makes 3?: Celebrity Wrap Up

by Ms. black Hollywood  Tamar Makes a Clean Cut Tamar Braxton is making a clean sweep of things and she’s starting at the top.   The 40 year old “Love & War” singer shared a bare all moment with Instagram fans when she posted video of her shaving off her hair.  The former “The Real” co-host […]

Rihanna, Would You Rather Ignore Snapchat or Cause Their Stocks to Plummet?

by G. Brown Social apps often find out the hard way that there’s a thin line between cutting edge relativity and crossing the line.  Snap Chat has crossed the line and crossed one of music’s biggest stars. The multimedia messaging app ran an ad mocking the domestic violence that the “Love on the Brain” songstress […]

Michael B Jordan Signed On: Will Inclusion Riders Really Lead to Hollywood Diversity?

  by G. Brown Inclusion Riders– Hollywood’s latest movement to for diversity. And it’s attracting some big names.  “Black Panther” star Michael B. Jordan told fans on Instagram, “In support of the women & men who are leading this fight, I will be adopting the Inclusion Rider for all projects produced by my company Outlier […]

Keep Pounding: Their Latest Play for Panthers Ownership

by G. Brown Hip hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs hasn’t been in the headlines much since announcing late last year his interest in owning the Carolina Panthers. TRN told you last December about Diddy’s Dream to buy the Panthers after owner Jerry Richardson  became the subject of an  investigation for “workplace misconduct” and announced he wanted to […]

New Whitney Houston Mini-series Slated & Tiffany’s New Gig :Black Hollywood Wrap Up

by Ms. Black Hollywood  Tiffany Haddish -Girl on Fire  The break out star of last year’s “Girls Trip” is still getting good mileage out of her sleeper hit.  Rolling Out Mag reports that Haddish has landed a role and will “star opposite Hollywood heartthrob Omari Hardwick in a Tyler Perry movie, The List..  The story revolves […]

“If I Did It?” OJ’s Words Come Back to Haunt Him

by G. Brown It’s not often you find a large amount of Black viewers tuning in to catch anything FOX News has to say, but this weekend was the exception. FOX aired a 2006 interview with OJ who at the time was promoting his book, “If I Did It” later re-titled to “If I Did […]

Music Notes: Sade’s New Single “Flower of the Universe”

by Ms. Black Hollywood It’s hard to believe it’s been almost a decade since the sultry sound of Sade has soothed our souls and freed our imagination. Sade’s “Flower” was officially released this at midnight just in time to usher in the movie “A Wrinkle in Time”.  Director Ava DuVernay announced in February that the […]

Netflix Announces Rachel Dolezal Documentary-The Internet Is Having None of It

by G. Brown We thought we heard it all when the Rachel Dolezal story broke three years.  The media jumped on the story when America learned the civil rights activist and NAACP President was a White woman pretending to be Black.  Her story trended for the year, then Dolezal disappeared from social media threads as […]

Lil Xan Who?And Why Does Hip Hop Want Him Banned?

by Ms. Black Hollywood Never heard of Lil Xan? Don’t most other people haven’t either…but he is a big topic after some derogatory comments about Tupac. The rap game is brutal and every new rapper has to try some gimmick to stand out from the crowd.  If you can’t stand out in appearance, then you […]

Iyanla Says Join the Netflix Boycott-Don’t Make this About Mo’Nique

by G. Brown Iyanla Vanzant has made a life out of coaching others through difficult times.  She has advice on the Netflix/money storm that is circling comedian/actress Mo’Nique, but the advice isn’t for Mo’Nique—it’s for you. The best selling author, inspirational speaker and lawyer weighs in on the long running dispute Oscar winning actress Mo’Nique […]

Why This Two Year and the Former First Lady Will Make Your Day!

by G. Brown She’s only two years old and already was important enough to meet a former first lady.  Little Parker Curry’s mom never imagined that a typical tourist trek to the Washington D.C’s National Portrait Gallery to see the famous faces of history would turn her daughter into one of the most famous faces […]

Three Conversations The World Is Having Thanks to “Black Panther”

by G. Brown The world is the same.  Trump is still in the White House, gun control  is still a massive problem  and the specter of police brutality still haunts Black communities, but in spite of the status quo issues Marvel’s “Black Panther” has changed the world. “Black Panther” sprinted its way to becoming the […]

Snoop After Dark, Latifah’s “Hope” and “The Prince(ss) of Bel Air” :Black Hollywood Wrap Up

“Fresh Prince Princess of Bel Air”    ♪In West Philadelphia born and raised♫ Twenty years after it first aired on NBC, “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” lyrics are an ear worm you just can’t rid of.  Will Smith’s first acting job may make the actor cringe at his performance as he admitted recently on a […]

Twitter Comforts Bill Cosby and Family Following Death of Daughter

by Ms. Black Hollywood, Comedian/actor Bill Cosby and wife Camille have faced the pain of losing a child before with the murder of their son 21 years ago and now they have to endure the heartache of losing a second child.  CNN reports the Cosby’s “daughter Ensa has died from renal disease“. News reports say […]

“Freed From White House Plantation”: Is Black America Buying What Omarosa Is Selling?

by G. Brown It’s a fall from grace that is as graceless as they come.  Omarosa Manigault Newman has gone from the top back to clawing her way up.  Her highly publicized (and much ridiculed) December firing from the White House was feasted upon for a few days by an ever voracious news cycle. The […]

“Kings” Analyze Race in America, Peele Brings Black Beauty to Classic Hitchcock: First Reel Look

by Ms. Black Hollywood “Kings” Take Us Back in Time to Look at Race   Halle Berry’s latest movie is both out of time and timely.  Berry stars in “Kings” a gritty drama that focuses on South Central LA and  events leading up to the 1992 riots following the brutal police beating of Rodney King.  Berry […]

T.I., John Legend, D.L.- Celebrities Sound Off on Trump’s Arming Teachers

by G. Brown The massacre at a Florida High School is still dominating the news and our conversations. It’s been over a  week ago since 19 year old Nikolas Cruz gunned down 17 innocent students and teachers at the Parkland Florida school.  The AR-15 Cruz used in the carnage has re-focused the nation again on […]

A Big Comeback, A Big $11K Tip & A Big Engagement Ring: Celebrity Wrap Up

by Ms. Black Hollywood  “Big Pimpin’ JayZ Style  Somebody called it the holy grail of bar tabs and that it was.  JayZ reportedly celebrated his friend and Roc Nation Sports President Perez turning the big 5-O as if money grew on trees because, well, he can.  According to Page Six, “the rapper and his pals […]