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Iryn Namubiru Premiers “Mpulira”

It’s been a while since Iryn Namubiru released a new one for her fans. But the silence is over now. She’s back.

The Ugandan RnB/Afro-pop superstar on Thursday, June 30, 2020 released “Mpulira”, a slow love vibe gliding upon typical Ugandan musical arrangement. . . with some really edgy mastering this time.

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Charlize Theron To Star In Netflix’s “The Old Guard”

The Old Guard is about a group of mercenaries, all centuries-old immortals with the ablity to heal themselves who discover someone is onto their secret, and they must fight to protect their freedom

Charlize Theron is set to lead an ensemble of actors in the upcoming American superhero film directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

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Daughter Interrupts Expert’s Live BBC Interview

This is most informative interview I’ve done all day’ – Christian Fraser / BBC News

Dr. Clare Wenham was giving an interview to the BBC News Channel on local lockdowns when her young daughter interrupted her.

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Emma Watts Named President Of Paramount Motion Picture Group

Paramount Pictures yesterday June 30, appointed former Twentieth Century Fox film executive Emma Watts to be President, Paramount Motion Picture Group, reporting to Paramount Pictures Chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos. Watts will begin her new position effective July 20th, according to the grapevine.

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2020 BET Awards: Black Lives Matter Messages And Performances Dominate The Event

This year’s BET Awards were a virtual event because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the performances and speeches were pre-taped, allowing for dramatic stagings and high production values.

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Beyoncé Urges Viewers to Vote in BET Awards Acceptance Speech

“We have to vote like our life depends on it, because it does.” Beyoncé urged black communities to vote as she accepted an award for her humanitarian work at the virtual BET Awards.

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2020 BET Awards: Here’s the Full List of Winners

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The 2020 BET Awards finally happened last night, June 28. Performers on the broadcast included Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Chloe X Halle, DaBaby, Jay Rock, Jennifer Hudson, Questlove, Nas, Usher, YG, and many more.

Beyoncé was honored with the annual Humanitarian Award in recognition of her ongoing philanthropic efforts, and Wayne Brady paid tribute to the late Little Richard.

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“Nick News” To Return On Nickelodeon With Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, Hosted by Music Superstar Alicia Keys

Nickelodeon’s Nick News is set to return with a special hour-long presentation — Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, premiering Monday, June 29. 2020.

Hosted by global superstar Alicia Keys, the program will amplify the voices and experiences of Black children across the country amid current events.

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Liverpool Football Club Are 2019/2020 Premier League Champions

“We’re Premier League Championsssssss!!!!!” declared Liverpool FC on its official Instagram Account, celebrating the end to their 30-year wait for the topflight title after being crowned Premier League champions following Manchester City’s 2-1 loss at Chelsea on Thursday.

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Lamorne Morris To Star in Netflix Movie with Former New Girl Co-Star

“Yes, it is @nasimpedrad & I doing another thing that is dope! This time we did it in MEXICO!” wrote actor, Lamorne Morris on Instagram, about his new gig on Netflix.

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Top 15 Movie Musicals of this Century

2019’s Cats – Universal Pictures’ overhyped adaptation of the 1981 stage musical – was a total washout, to say the least. And it was not due to lack of talent or experience – for it gathered quite an ensemble of stars – we are talking James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, Francesca Hayward, and Tom Hooper himself who helmed 2012’s Award-winning Les Misérables.

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Tems Makes Such A Strong Statement In Her Maiden Music Video: “Try Me”

The piano melodies beckon. Then, ascends, a humming intro. After that, adlibs, a surely gracious voice. It’s quite an infrequent working of a mezzo-soprano. You know, there and then, you are in for some great artistry. And you are.

I have listened to the song for literally six months and I have not wanted to stop.

“Try me” is it; the spellbinding single from Nigeria’s up and coming Tems.

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2020 BET Awards: Here’s The Full List Of Nominees

The nominees of the 2020 BET Awards have been announced finally. On Monday, June 15, this year’s participants were revealed, and Drake, Roddy Ricch and Megan Thee Stallion lead the nominees list.

The annual event celebrates music, film, acting and sports excellence by athletes and artists of color.

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Movie Trailer: Equal Standard

New York City police officers’ lives collide in interweaving stories of race, rank, loss, and betrayal.

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British Rapper Pledges £10 Million To “Black Lives Matter” Causes

British Rapper Stormzy has said he will donate £10m to “organizations, charities and movements that are committed to fighting racial inequality, justice reform and black empowerment within the UK” over the next 10 years.

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Lionel Richie’s Songs to Be Turned Into a Movie Musical

Lionel Richie’s legacy is again about to be cemented in Hollywood — literally — his songs, like “Endless Love”, are going to be playing on a theater screen.

According to the grapevine, Walt Disney Studios is developing an original movie musical based on Lionel’s vast catalog of hits. The musical is tentatively titled All Night Long, and it’ll be live action, rather than animated.

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Trevor Noah Ponders The Question Of Race Relations In America

For little over eighteen minutes, Daily Show’s Trevor Noah weighed in on the deep-seated anger and the whys and wherefores that sparked off the Black Lives Matter protests across the cities of the United States – and even abroad.

Noah, in his monologue, likened this whole conundrum to the game of Dominoes, explaining that while the tipping point of the protracted protests was George Floyd, the 46-year-old black man who was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, by a policeman who knelt on his neck for over 8 minutes, the momentum of the Black Lives Matter Movement feeds off long-lasting frustration of African American people who have suffered long from multiple injustices, including the brutality of the Police.

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2020 Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy TV Craft Awards: Here’s The Full List Of Nominees

The 2020 Nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy TV Craft Awards are finally here. And as it turns out, nuclear drama “Chernobyl” has emerged as the frontrunner at this year’s Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards with 14 nominations.

“Chernobyl’s” impressive haul matches “Killing Eve’s” record 14 BAFTA nods last year, making it the most nominated show in the history of the awards.

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Break The Boredom: These Are 10 Of The Most Interesting Instagram Accounts To Follow Through Quarantine Season

It is heartening that scientists, all across the globe, are spending sleepless nights in hospitals and laboratories trying to rescue us all from the snare of the Corona Virus. They are our heroes.

Social distancing is the new normal. For until the Corona Virus cure arrives – or the vaccine, for that matter – we are advised to stay safe and keep indoors – all day, all night – something that is driving a ton of people crazy. We are not having the luxury of taking strolls in the street as we take selfies. We ain’t slayin’ no more – until further notice — except, perhaps, if it has to do with fighting for our god-given [inalienable] human rights in the street — because #blacklivesmatter.

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Logan Paul Returns To YouTube With A Video Dedicated To Suicide Prevention

“I’ve made mistakes,” thus confessed Logan Paul as he returned to YouTube on Wednesday for the first time since facing severe backlash over a controversial video that appeared to show the body of an alleged suicide victim in Japan.

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Oscar Nominations 2018: The Complete List

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films of 2017 and will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on March 4, 2018.
The ceremony will take place after its usual late-February date to avoid conflicting with the 2018 Winter Olympics. During the ceremony, AMPAS will present Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories.

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2018 NAACP Image Awards: Winners List

The 49th NAACP Image Awards, presented by the NAACP, honored outstanding representations and achievements of people of color in motion pictures, television, music and literature during the 2017 calendar year.

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2018 SAG Awards: Complete List of Winners

The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards took place Sunday, January 21, 2018 and this is the complete list of winners throughout the night.

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Sound City MVP Awards: Full List Of Winners

2018’s [second edition] of the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival was held last Friday, January 12 at the prestigious Eko Hotels, Lagos, Nigeria and several African musicians were honored.

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2018 SAG Awards Nominations: Full List of Nominees

This Sunday, January 21, 2018, the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring the best achievements in film and television performances for the year 2017, will be presented.

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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Welcome Baby No. 3

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Kim Kardashian West and her husband Kanye West have welcomed a baby girl. Kardashian West shared the news on her website and verified social media accounts early Tuesday.

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WWE Superstar Paige Forced to Retire From Wrestling After Fatal Neck Injury

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“The comeback is always stronger than the setback,” so wrote Paige on Instagram amid media reports that the wrestler could never perform again inside the ring due to a neck injury.    Continue reading WWE Superstar Paige Forced to Retire From Wrestling After Fatal Neck Injury