It's the weekend and I've gathered some of the hottest news happening in black entertainment such as Lupita Nyong'o landing a major cosmetics contract, Marie Claire and Black Twitter bumping heads and Tracy Morgan's latest project. Plus check out what's hot (and what's not) and my weekend watchlist.
Happy Wednesday y'all! Some of the headlines making the rounds today: Michael Strahan's presence with ABC continues to grow, Samuel L. Jackson's recent late night TV show visit proves he's still very cool and a new teaser for Halle Berry's CBS thriller "Extant" is available. Check it all out plus more.
Black beauty is a powerful thing. It encompasses the broad range of beauty reflected in women of color from Zoe Saldana to Kelly Rowland. And while millions have always admired the allure of black women, the billion-dollar beauty industry has lately been taking note.
Lupita Nyong’o, a star of the lauded film “12 Years a Slave,” has been blazing a trail down the red carpets of the world, promoting the movie in jaw-dropping ensembles that showcase her stunning beauty.
Ricky "Lord Infamous" Dunigan of the rap group Three 6 Mafia has died. He was 40 years old.
Black British actors and performers of African descent lead the way at the Golden Globes, with acting nominations for Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o and Barkhad Abdi.
Erykah Badu has been named the new face of the top designer brand Givenchy’s Spring/Summer 2014 campaign.
Beats Music, the digital music spinoff from the maker of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, is set to launch in January.
Don Cheadle will play Miles Davis in a biopic the actor has long planned on the innovative jazz pioneer.
Director J.J. Abrams’ much-anticipated continuation of the “Star Wars” saga has been earning plenty of headlines before a script, shooting schedule or cast has even been established.