Shots Fired Is A Powerful New Series on Fox

Shots Fired, a 10-hour event series created by Gina Prince-Bythewood (“Beyond the Lights,” “The Secret Life of Bees,” Love & Basketball”) and Reggie Rock Bythewood (“Notorious,” “New York Undercover,” “Get on the Bus,”) examines the dangerous aftermath of two racially charged shootings in a small Southern town. The series premiered tonight on FOX with a…

‘America’s Got Talent’ Sets Tyra Banks As New Host For Season 12

Recently, everyone has been wondering, “Who will be the new host for ‘America’s Got Talent’ ?” It was set to have Marlon Wayans, but shockingly we were completely wrong. The new host of ‘America’s Got Talent’ is none other than Tyra Banks. America, strike a pose. #AGT has a brand-new host! Welcome to the fam,…

Person of the Week: Actor, Writer and Producer Jesselynn Stegall

I was able to do a great interview with actor, writer and producer Jesselynn Stegall about her new film “PK”last Sunday, which was the night of the Oscars. With Viola Davis giving an emotional and exciting acceptance speech for her Best Supporting Actress win, and Moonlight winning the biggest award of the night for Best…

Oscars 2017: Moonlight crowned best film in the confusion

In an odd and peculiar moment, that will go down in the history of fails, the feature film Moonlight by Barry Jenkins won the Oscar for best film while the presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway had previously announced that the trophy was going to La La Land by Damien Chazelle. The error has created…

Jackson Medical Mall Foundation to Honor MS Music Legends During Black History Event

February 21, 2017 (Jackson, MS) –   The Jackson Medical Mall Foundation will host Sounds of Hope: Honoring Our Legends, Celebrating Our Legacy, on Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 PM at the Center Stage inside the Jackson Medical Mall.   Sounds of Hope is a Black History celebration honoring the contributions of Black Americans to entertainment and humanities through music….

The 59th Grammys Recap

I would have to say that this is one of the best Grammy shows I have seen in a long time. There were so many amazing moments throughout the show… from Chance The Rapper to Beyoncé to Bruno Mars to even the speech Adele gave to acknowledge the work of Beyoncé. Those performances gave me…

Racist or A Bad Joke? 

I recently watched a video of comedian George Lopez at one of his comedy shows. As he was telling a joke about Latinos, he stated, “There’s two rules in the f*cking Latino family. Don’t marry anyone black and don’t park in front of their house.” @georgelopez you'd think after having your entire country and people…

Blac Chyna vs Kim Kardashian

It’s no secret that there has been tension between Blac Chyna and the Kardashian family. Although the reality star is engaged to marry Rob Kardashian and has a baby named Dream Kardashian, the Kardashian family have made it known that they DO NOT want her to have any parts of their trademarked surname. Dreamy Dream…

Southern Laced Interview with Violinist Daniel D.

“Lord, allow others to be drawn to You through the gift and character embedded in me.” – Daniel D. Daniel D., a 27-year-old professional violinist from Charleston, South Carolina, started playing at the young age of 12. With a fan base reaching internationally, the skilled Charleston School of Arts alumni began touring immediately after graduation….

Chris Brown or Soulja Boy ?

Now, as we have brought in the new year to turn over a new leaf and START a new year to redeem ourselves from 2016… It seems to me that these two artists might have gone another route. Yesterday, what started out as just some heart eyes under Chris Brown’s ex Karruche’s Instagram photo turned…