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Babyface, Brandy and Smokey Robinson to perform at the Soul Train Awards

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/ Photos by Royalty Images

BET has announced a list of performers and presenters scheduled to hit the virtual stage at the 2020 Soul Train Awards.

“Feed Your Soul,” is the theme of this year’s show is...

DaBaby leads BET Hip Hop Awards nominations

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

BET has announced the nominees for the 15th annual “Hip Hop Awards,” honoring the past year in hip hop music across 17 categories.

Rising superstar, and winner of the 2019 Hip Hop Awards “Best New...

Chinonye Chukwu to direct feature on Emmett Till

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Nigerian director Chinonye Chukwu is set to helm a feature film based on Emmett Till's tragic death.

An award winning filmmaker and social justice advocate, her most recent movie "Clemency" about a...

Côte d’Azur Web TV Festival Unveils Lineup for 2020

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Created by Clinton H. Wallace in 2019, the 1st Côte d’Azur Webfest received over 200 entries through Film Freeway and took place at Cannes Film Festival’s prestigious Marche Du Film at the famous Gray d’ Albion...

Sterling K. Brown, John Legend tapped for AAFCA Honors

By Smantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by Royalty Images

America’s largest black film critics organization is planning to host their first ever virtual award ceremony this Saturday.

With a special performance by Abby Dobson, the...

Kwame Patterson joins the cast of “David Makes Man”

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Oprah Winfrey Network has added two new series regulars for the second season of “David Makes Man,” the Peabody Award–winning drama from Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”).


Cynthia Erivo, Zazie Beetz, Zendaya invited to join Film Academy

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Actors John David Washington, Lakeith Stanfield, Zazie Beetz, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Brian Tyree Henry, Cynthia Erivo, and Zendaya are among 819 members of the global film community who on Tuesday received...

The 10 passengers on Naira Marley’s controversial flight to Abuja

Details have emerged on the identities of the 10 passengers on board the controversial flight taken by singer Naira Marley to Abuja for a concert at the weekend.

The names are contained in the flight manifest, obtained by PREMIUM TIMES...

‘Streetlight Harmonies’ is a heartwarming look at doo-wop music

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

This genre of rhythm and blues music originated in the 1940s in the United States and is a sound which bridged the way for the Baby Boomers of the 60’s and 70’s to the Civil Rights movement and laid the...

Angelica Nwandu joins docu-series 'Behind Her Faith'

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Media mogul Angelica Nwandu, founder and CEO of media company and Instagram’s The Shade Room will be featured in a new docu-series titled “Behind Her Faith.”

Created by writer/director Paula Bryant-...