Black Entertainment

New reality show rewards preachers for putting on a performance

Screen Shot 2015-08-20 at 2.23.00 AM

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Bishop Cashman Bryan, The Holiness Church of Jesus Christ in the Apostles Doctrine in Detroit, MI, is pitching a reality show called “So You Think You Can Preach.” The Bishop claims that too many people have misconceptions about preaching and wants America to understand the process. The contestants will be judged based on ...

Read More »

Terrence Howard cries, says wife threatened to tell that he had an STD

Screen Shot 2015-08-16 at 8.48.28 AM

By James A. Merritt Terrence Howard apparently isn’t as calm under pressure as his popular character “Luscious Lyon,” from the hit series “Empire.” The star of the hit show reportedly broke down in the courtroom this week. It was revealed that his wife just won’t play fair when it comes to their divorce settlement. According to TMZ, on Friday, the 46-year-old ...

Read More »

Janelle Monae Live Show Cut Short As She Gets Real About #BlackLivesMatter

janellemonaetoday

BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Janelle Monàe brought her Wondaland Records label imprint including her artists, like the “Classic Man” Jidenna, to NBC’s TODAY and she had one message, “Silence is our enemy.  Sound is our weapon.” Monàe, with her certified CoverGirl looks and and possessing a sound that has her entire imprint rising to the forefront of contemporary R&B sound, ...

Read More »

Social Injustice and #BlackLivesMatter Is Bringing Hip-Hop Back To Activist Roots

klflag

BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Hip-hop groups like Public Enemy and N.W.A. during the late 80’s and early 90’s tackled relevant social issues that served as the soundtrack to the social consciousness movement as well as serving as protest music for their generation.  The music did more than just ignite bodies to dance or party, but sparked people to fight against ...

Read More »

New Edition Biopic Coming To BET In 2016

nehits

BY:  John “Hennry” Harris New Edition rose from the inner-city of Boston singing and dancing their way into the hearts of America during the 1980s. Hits like Popcorn Love, Candy Girl, Cool It Now and Mr. Telephone Man propelled New Edition’s celebrity to stratospheric heights and paved the way for boy bands like New Kids on the Block, The Boys, ...

Read More »