On Thursday, May 28th, Two One Five Entertainment, The Roots‘ production company, will host an event dubbed Questlove’s Potluck on The Food Network starting at 10:00 PM EST.
This is a one hour special that will feature several celebrity guests: Patti LaBelle, Bun B, Black Thought, Eva Longoria, George Lopez, Questlove and many more. The objective is to raise money for America’s Food Fund.
R&B artist Mary J. Blige will star in “Body Cam,” a new horror thriller film being released under the Paramount Players banner on May 19th. It was directed by Malik Vitthal and produced by Matt Kaplan.
According to SF Gate, “Body Cam” centers on several LAPD police officers who are haunted by a malevolent spirit that is tied to the murder of a black youth at the hands of two white cops, all of which are caught on a body cam video that was destroyed in a cover-up. Watch the trailer here.
Trolls World Tour, the 2020 American animated musical film, will be available (at home) on demand this Friday, April 10th.
The DreamWorks animation, which is a sequel to the 2016 film Trolls, has an all-star cast. The film stars: Mary J. Blige, Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, James Corden, Kunal Nayyar, Ozzy Osbourne, and Rachel Bloom.
The movie, ‘A Family Christmas Gift’, will premier on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Network on Monday, December 23rd at 1:00 PM.
Featured in the film is iconic soul artist Patti LaBelle, who is no stranger to film and television production. Her co-stars are: Dennis Haysbert, Dondré T. Whitfield and Tatyana Ali.
On October 18th, Jadakiss (1/3 of the legendary hip-hop group The Lox) released a short film titled ME. The visuals show actors Peter Greene and Hassan Johnson as well as Jadakiss involved in a robbery and then an internal act of betrayal.
The film, which is directed by Kid Art, was done to promote Jadakiss‘ latest single with the same name. Click here or on the image above to watch the film and here to listen and download the single ME.
Mary J. Blige has signed a first-look TV deal with Lionsgate to develop and produce television series via her newly launched Blue Butterfly Productions Company. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is a global content platform that brings films, television series, movies etc. to audiences all over the world.
Blige, who currently stars on Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy and VH1’s Scream, is no stranger to acting and the movie culture. That being said, now, in addition to everything else she’s involved with, MJB will be wearing a new hat as TV producer.
Recording artist, Amaziyah, will be hosting his annual Star F.A.M.E festival, which is committed to highlighting artists, poets and actors, this Sunday, July 7th. The event will take place at Foundation HQ in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, Jamaica, from 10 AM to 8 PM.
Patrons will be treated to live poetry reading, short films, plus both a fashion and stage show. Some of the artists and poets that will be featured are: Wise Wurdz, Skripcha, Spolly De Poet, Empress Black, Fire Ras, Nanko, Amaziyah, Dawitt St. Aubin and many more.
There will be an entrance fee of $1,500 JMD. For additional information, please contact 1-876-477-6245.