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‘The Waterboyz’ & ‘Peripheral’ Win at 2024 ABFF + Denzel Washington Career Retrospective

Coke Daniels’ “The Waterboyz” 2024 ABFF

*Yesterday, the American Black Film Festival announced the winners of the 2024 festival at the “Best of ABFF Awards.” Winners included Peripheral, Vince Washington, Coke Daniels, Train: The Dick Night Tran Lane Story, Unsolicited, and Chocolate With Sprinkles. The cast and showrunner of NBC’s Found, including Gabrielle Walsh, Arlen Escarpeta, and Sonay Hoffman, presented a sneak […]

Day 3 ABFF: Issa Rae, Kenya Barris, Aldis Hodge, Nicco Annan, Nle Choppa, Because They’re Funny Comedy Show & Legendary White Party | PHOTOS

Legendary White Party ABFF 2024

Day 3 of the 2024 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) featured red hot stars across film, TV and comedy. The legendary white party had festival-goers celebrating into the early morning hours. The evening featured a special appearance from budding Memphis rapper NLE Choppa. The rapper joined Cory Hardrict and Meagan Good on-stage following their remarks […]

Issa Rae Teams with Tubi to Mentor Emerging Filmmakers

Issa Rae on Hell of A Week with Charlamagne Tha God

*Issa Rae and her management and production company ColorCreative, will collaborate with Tubi to mentor emerging filmmakers.  According to Vibe,  three creatives will be crowned as Stubiorunners after joining Tubi’s “Stubios” program, which is described as a fan-driven studio and audience-centric platform dedicated to aspiring filmmakers and their supporters. Per the press statement, “Stubios passes […]

Issa Rae Taps Keke Palmer and SZA to Lead Cast of Her New Comedy Movie

Chief Executive Officer, Producer, Actress and Writer at HOORAE Issa Rae speaks during the 2023 AfroTech Women's Summit in Austin, TX

*Issa Rae has tapped Keke Palmer and SZA to headline her new comedy movie.  The plot is under wraps, but the flick was inspired by Palmer and SZA’s recent appearance on Saturday Night Live, Deadline reports.  The movie originated from the CoCre lab at Sony Pictures, a partnership between ColorCreative and Columbia Pictures that nurtures […]

Amanda Seales Confronts Issa Rae Beef Rumors, Checks Shannon Sharpe on Racism | Watch

Club Shay Shay

*Actress/comedian Amanda Seales dropped by Club Shay Shay this week and chopped it up with host Shannon Sharpe about a myriad of hot topics, including her long-rumored beef with Issa Rae. In the interview, Seales explained that Rae’s publicist, Vanessa Anderson, provoked the perceived issues with Issa. Seales also noted that she has always felt […]

Issa Rae, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Erika Alexander Talk Black Sisterhood in Hollywood

Issa Rae, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Erika Alexander

*Issa Rae, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Erika Alexander are the Jan/Feb ESSENCE cover girls amid the release of their new film “American Fiction” starring Jeffrey Wright.  The trio unpacks Black Sisterhood in Hollywood for the ESSENCE cover story and the challenges Black women face in the industry.  “I think the three of us are people […]

Bobby Brimmer’s Reck’ Creations Brand Celebrates Inglewood | PICsVideo

Bobby Brimmer Reck’ Creations Clothing Company - Instagram

*When it comes to showing love for his hometown of Inglewood, Bobby Brimmer, the owner of Reck’ Creations Clothing Company, literally wears his heart on his sleeve. He also wears it on his caps, hoodies, t-shirts, sweats, and everything else he sells in his boutique located on Market Street in downtown Inglewood, CA. Nearly everything […]

AfroTech 2023 Returns to Austin with Issa Rae, Timbaland, and More | EURexclusive!WATCH

Chief Executive Officer, Producer, Actress and Writer at HOORAE Issa Rae speaks during the 2023 AfroTech Women's Summit in Austin, TX

*The largest Black technology conference, AfroTech, returned to Austin, TX, for another year of innovation, music, culture, and opportunities. Over 20,000 people made their way to Austin from Nov 1st to 5th to soak up the AfroTech experience, making connections and shaping the landscape of diversity in the tech industry. The event brought together an […]