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American Black Film Institute Hosts An Evening of Star-Studded Celebrations
by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News | Friday, April 7, 2017
Academy Award nominated actress, Angela Bassett, breakout HBO creator/executive producer and star of "Insecure" Issa Rae, and Oscar-nominated, now turned Oscar-winning director for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay, Barry Jenkins, were among the celebs, studio execs and stars at The American Black Film Institute's 2017 Oscar Week gala.
12th Annual Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup
by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News | Saturday, February 25, 2017
As the fastest growing Jazz & R&B festival in America moves to celebrate its twelfth successful year, the City of Miami Gardens is excited to announce the lineup for the Annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) Music Festival, taking place on March 18th and March 19th, 2017 at the newly named Hard Rock Stadium in Florida.
Viktor&Rolf Reveals New Fragrance Collection Among Celebrity Guests
by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News | Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Golden Globe winning actress Taraji P. Henson, and SNL actress Sasheer Zamata, were among the celebrity guests who came out to celebrate the unveiling of the Viktor&Rolf Magic Fragrance Collection on Monday, October 10, 2016 at the Upper East Side Academy Mansion in New York City.…
Pastor Shirley Caesar Receives Hollywood Star Treatment
by Dr. Eric J. Chambers | Entertainment News | Sunday, July 24, 2016
Pastor Shirley Caesar, the reigning queen of gospel music, recently received a long overdue star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California this summer.
Leron Gubler, President and CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce opened the induction with highlights of Caesar's career. …
Rebirth of R&B: Tyrese Scores No.1 Album of the Year with "Black Rose"
by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News | Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Nearly 20 years after Tyrese Gibson made his Billboard chart debut, the singer/actor achieves his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with the arrival of Black Rose. The four-time Grammy nominated artist achieved the first Overall #1 for two consecutive weeks in the debut of an R&B album in a year. …
ASPiRE TV's Hit Original Weekly Talk Series is Back! “exhale” Returns for Season Three
by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
ASPiRE, the network that provides a different reality for African American viewers, announced the season three premiere of its hit weekly talk series, “exhale.” Hosted by five dynamic, diverse and successful African American women, “…
African Born Comic Writes About Life in America in His New Book:
"World Peace is Comedy"
by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News and Culture | Saturday, March 28, 2015
African born comedian Ed Blaze talks about using comedy to cross cultures with the western world and his funniest experiences as a Tanzanian living in the United States in his new autobiography…
John Legend's Advice in His Open Letter to Aspiring Artists: "Take the Leap" and Achieve Your Dreams
by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News | Saturday, January 24, 2015
To all aspiring musicians and designers, John Legend wants to know, are you ready to take the leap? In an open letter released to the press, Legend shares the following advice for hopeful artists based on his personal experiences during his early years as a budding musician: