I love reality TV. I guess that means I’m feeding the machine that continues to create these shows, which I’ve written about before here. I can’t get enough of shows like Braxton Family Values, Real Housewives of Atlanta, NYC and Beverly Hills, Basketball Wives and even Bad Girls Club. Blame it on [...]Continue Reading →
When the trailer of Jumping the Broom began circulating on the net I was ecstatic. Finally! A black movie without Madea toting her piece of steel or Precious-esque caricatures was long overdue. Directed by Salim Akil (Girlfriends and The Game) and produced by Bishop T.D. Jakes, the romantic comedy delved into [...]Continue Reading →
Journalism is all about paying your dues. Degree(s) are not enough. Clips alone won’t seal the deal either. It takes persistence, tough skin, accepting that you will hear the word ‘no’ frequently, sleeping about 5 hours a night, being in the know about everything from politics to the latest celeb to adopt another African baby [...]Continue Reading →
By Bené Viera
Over 500 people stood outside in the rain to see Fabolous perform. But Fabolous -the original headliner for the official homecoming concert- was a no-show. His replacement Twista never arrived either. Yet fans rocked with Wiz Khalifa word for word, bar for bar.
When Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity heard Fabolous allegedly missed [...]Continue Reading →