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  1. ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Cast Picture and Release Date Revealed

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    Dr. Dre and Ice Cube created a lot of excitement this week after revealing the cast and official release date for the upcoming film ‘Straight Outta Compton.’

    Universal Pictures has given the highly anticipated NWA Biopic an official release date of August 14th, 2015.

    As if an official release date wasn’t enough, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube also revealed the main cast. O’Shea Jackson JR. will portray his father, Ice Cube. Jason Mitchell will play Eazy-E and Corey Hawkins will play Dr. Dre. The movie is being directed by Gary F. Gray.

  2. (Video) ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Laverne Cox Returns to Discuss Transgender Controversy with Katie Couric

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    Back in January, Katie Couric offended many people when she interviewed Carmen Carerra, known for appearing on ‘Rupaul’s Drag Race’ and asked about her “private parts.” One of the people offended was Laverne Cox who plays a transgender role on the hit netflix show, ‘Orange Is The New Black.’

    Cox called out Couric for the invasive questioning during the interview. Since then, Katie has apologized and admitted to being wrong for the questioning. Watch below as Laverne commends Katie for her apology.

  3. Chris Rock To Host 2014 BET Awards

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    BET has announced that Chris Rock will host the 2014 BET Awards show. Reacting to being chosen to host the big event, Chris Rock stated:

    “I watch the BET Awards every year. It’s one of my favorite award shows combining people from movies, sports, TV, and music. Where else can you get Rick Ross and Michelle Obama in the same room?! The BET Awards is like a party where nothing is off limits. My peers have done the show, now it’s my turn.”

    Be sure to check out Chris Rock live Sunday, June 29 at 8 pm EST.

  4. Inside Taraji’s New Movie !

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    Taraji P. Henson will star in a new film entitled ‘From The Rough,’ which is based on the true story of Catana Starks who became the first woman to ever coach a college men’s golf team at Tennessee State University.

    The movie will tell the story of Catana Starks leading a team of students from all around the world to an all-time record at the PGA National Collegiate Minority Championship. Being the first woman to coach college golf and doing it at a historically black college surely brings trial and tribulations that you’ll see Catana overcome in this film. Check out Taraji star along side of others like Tom Felton, the late Michael Clarke Duncan, and LeToya Luckett in theatres on April 25th.

  5. Keke Palmer Set to Become The Youngest Talk Show Host Ever

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    It has been announced that Keke Palmer will host her very own daily talk show on BET this summer, making her the youngest talk show host ever at the age of 20. The actress/singer will cover many topics like fashion, social issues, pop culture, and interview special guests.

    Judge Greg Mathis will executive produce the daily show that is tentively titled “The Keke Palmer Project.” It is set to air on BET this July. Big congrats goes out to Keke Palmer!

  6. The Mr. and Mrs. Carter Summer Tour!

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    The Carter’s are looking to heat the summer up for their fans! According to Page Six, Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce may be planning an extravagant summer tour! It was reported that the couple will do a 20 stadium tour across the country.

    The tour is expected to begin in late June. Keep your eyes open for official dates and cities here!

  7. (Video) Allen Iverson Documentary To Premiere at The Tribeca Film Festival

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    214 Films has created a documentary that will tell the story of NBA Legend, Allen Iverson. The film entitled “Iverson” will premiere at The Tribeca Film Festival in New York on April 27th.

    Iverson announced the premiere of the film via twitter stating:

    “Many have tried to tell it, none have succeeded. Catch the documentary about my real life at the TriBeCa film festival in NYC April 27th.”

    Earlier this year, the Philadelphia 76ers honored Allen Iverson by retiring his number 3 jersey. Check out his full speech at the ceremony below!

  8. (Video) Season 3 of MTV’s Catfish is on Deck!

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    According to the trailer for season 3 of MTV’s ‘Catfish,’ it looks like people are still being fooled by internet users who pretend to be someone else. The very popular MTV show is back for another season and from the looks of this new trailer, you can bet that there will be many shocked and heartbroken people once they meet who they thought was their online lover.

    Stop being fooled by pretty pictures and do your research when you meet someone online! Check out the trailer for season 3 of ‘Catfish’ below! The show will make its return May 7th on MTV.

  9. Taraji and Terrance to Star in Fox Series

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    Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard will reunite for the first time since ‘Hustle & Flow,’ and this time it will be as leads on a new Fox show entitled ‘Empire.’ Created by Lee Daniels (director of The Butler) ‘Empire’ is a family drama that will revolve around the world of Hip Hop.

    The show will center on Lucious Lyon (played by Terrence Howard), a musician who is ready to take the world by storm with his new company, Empire Entertainment. Lucious is described as someone who will do absolutely anything to keep his Empire successful.

    Taraji will play Cookie Lyon, who is Lucious’ ex wife. After spending 17 years in jail for drug dealing and using that money to help Lucious with his career, she now wants her piece of the pie.

    More big names continue to be added to the cast like Macy Gray, Gabourey Sidibe, and Malik Yoba. The show is set to debut on Fox this fall.

  10. (Video) The Boondocks is back! New Teaser Trailer for Season Four

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    On April 21ST, The Boondocks will make its’ long awaited return to Adult Swim! Huey, Riley, and Grandad will be sure to bring us laughs and controversy after a 4 year hiatus.

    Many controversial things have happened since the last time The Boondocks aired so you can expect to see the show take aim at those hot topics. Check out the new trailer below!