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Forest Whitaker endows Desmond Tutu in ‘The Forgiven’

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of Saban Films.

If ever there was a film that lives and dies with its lead actor, it’s this one.

In “The Forgiven,” a post-apartheid story, written and directed by Roland Joffé, Forest Whitaker plays South Africa’...

A​depero Oduye joins the cast of Ava DuVernay’s ‘Central Park’ series

Nigerian actress Adepero Oduye whose credits include “12 Years A Slave” and “Pariah” is the latest to join the star studded cast of Ava DuVernay's “Central Park Five.”

The drama is  based on a true story that gripped the country and chronicles the notorious case of...

'I’ve played all these roles that are fairly quote-unquote important,' says David Oyelowo

By Samantha Ofole-Prince
 
From a Botswanian Prince, a civil rights icon to a Tuskegee airman, David Oyelowo has tackled an incredible variety of serious roles. In in his latest project, the classically trained Afro-British actor is tackling comedy and is sure to...

Gbam Attends 'The Incredible Jessica James' Premiere At EssenceFest

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo Credit: Getty Images for Netflix

"The Incredible Jessica James" debuts on Netflix this month and stars Jessica Williams as a young playwright in New York city who, recovering from a breakup, begins a friendship with a divorcée played...

Hip-hop legend Notorious B.I.G Posthumously Honored At ASCAP

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by Getty Images

One of the most influential rappers of all time, Christopher Wallace, better known by his stage names Biggie Smalls and The Notorious B.I.G., was one of several musical icons who received distinguished honors at the...

Gbam Attends The Premiere For John Singleton’s 'Snowfall'

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by James Pray for FX Networks

FX Networks recently hosted an advance screening of the new drama series "Snowfall" in Atlanta.

Yung Joc of the radio station Streetz 94.5 moderated a Q&A with co-creators John Singleton...

Exclusive: Gbam Attends "Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta" Premiere

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by James Pray

The are all kids of big stars. From Jermaine Dupri's daughter, James DeBarge's to  Lil Wayne's daughter, these celebrity kids are featured on a television reality show which will air on WE tv.

Last night, WE...

'Queen of Katwe' Leads AMAA’s With 8 Nominations

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The  African Movie Academy Awards nominees were recently revealed in Rwanda and the inspirational Disney drama “Queen of Katwe” earned the most nominations.

The colorful true story of a young girl whose world rapidly changes when...

Gbam At The 'Baywatch' U.S. Premiere

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by John Parra /Getty Images

The cast of Paramount Picture's “Baywatch” recently heated up the red carpet at the movie's world premiere in Miami’s South Beach.  The entire cast of the film, which is based on the television show, were...

Big Sean To Perform At MTV Movie Awards

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Detroit rapper Big Sean will perform his new track, “Jump Out the Window,” for the first time on television at the 2017 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” LIVE on Sunday, May 7 at 8:00 p.m.

In addition, rising recording artist Noah...

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