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Gbam TV catches up with AY Young, the world’s first musical artist to power 100% of his performances with renewable energy

By Samantha Ofole Pince

He’s the world’s first musical artist powering 100% of his performances with renewable energy and he just released his debut album, “H E L L O | Again.”  Often compared to having the raw live energy of Prince, Will Smith and Chris Brown, Ay’...

Gbam TV Catches Up With 'Clemency' Director Chinonye Chukwu

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos Courtesy of Neon Pictures

Imagine if you had a few hours to live. What would you want to be your last meal? Knowing you can have any platter of your choice, would you want steak, shrimp, salmon? That's the question Alfre Woodard's...

"To be a part of this movie is amazing," says 'Star Was' actress Naomi Ackie"T

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

It’s been a couple years since Disney’s last offering of the “Star Wars” saga and new characters have joined the latest film in a trilogy which began with 2015’s “The Force Awakens” and continued with 2017’s “The Last Jedi.”

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Six Questions for Film Festival Director Nia Malika-Dixon

She’s the festival director for #BlackMuslimGirlFly Film Festival, which was founded in February 2018 to highlight films and projects created by Black Muslim Girls from all over the world.  A writer, director, producer and founder of Audaz Entertainment, LLC, Nia Malika Dixon...

"I knew Cynthia Erivo could play Harriet Tubman for she is a force of nature,” says Harriet director Kasi Lemmons

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo Credit Glen Wilson / Focus Features

It’s virtually impossible not to be moved by this story of Harriet Tubman’s life. A film, which begins with her as a young slave on the Brodess plantation, and ends with her being the first woman to...

'It’s all about trying to find a way of doing it,’ says Maleficent II actor Chiwetel Ejiofor

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of Disney

He stars in this childhood tale of an evil and powerful witch who cursed a beautiful princess into a deep slumber, but this millennial version of the classic Sleeping Beauty story puts a fresh spin on the...

Talking Miss Virginia: ‘Uzo Aduba has a certain quality that the real Virginia has,’ says director R. J. Hanna

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of Vertical Entertainment

She embodies all the strengths of the real-life Virginia Walden Ford who spent her lifetime fighting to create new educational opportunities for children and gives a sympathetic portrayal of an...

Monalisa Okojie Impacts Lives With UAW

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by Ade James

"The people whose lives you have touched will always remember you," said Dr Emile Kue, president of the Hebrews Federal Credit Union (HFCU), the first Black owned nationwide credit union. Kue, whose organization ...

"Trick is a unique spin on that classic horror genre," says Omar Epps

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of RLJE Films

There’s a psycho killer on the loose slashing characters in elaborate ways each Halloween and on his sordid trail is a dogged detective determined to bring him to justice. That's the premise of this slasher...

Oprah Winfrey catches up with Lupita Nyong'o and Cynthia Erivo for primetime special

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo Credit: Harpo, Inc./Huy Doan

Lupita Nyong’o and Cynthia Erivo will discuss their fast rise to fame with Oprah Winfrey on a primetime special which will air Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
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