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  Fox just announced the cast for its upcoming live-version of the hit Broadway show Rent and the star-studded line up is pretty incredible. According to Variety, several stars will appear in the live show that is set to air on January 27, 2019. Tinashe will play Mimi Marquez, a dancer who is battling addiction […]

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Looks like 50 Cent is ‘bout to go gorilla, with an unprecedented multi-million dollar deal with premium cable network Starz.

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The season five finale of Power aired on Sunday night. Look, for all of the criticisms of Power—and some of it is very, very warranted—when this season got good it got goodt. Delivert goodt. Slap yo’ mama with the same hand that you don’ licked off the barbecue sauce off your fingers goodt. Episodes 8-10?

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I was going to write a whole-ass, spoiler-free post to share my glee at last night’s episode of Power. If you’ll remember, way back yonder, I wrote an article explaining why I was watching the show this season: Basically, I’m just waiting for everybody to die.

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The feud between President Donald Trump and former White House Aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman continues. Trump took to his favorite platform–twitter– to attack Newman and referred to her as a “dog.” The attacks comes after Newman shared she had audio of the President dropping the n-word–which he denies. Trump’s derogatory language towards Newman isn’t stopping her […]

The post The Download | August 14th: President Donald Trump latest attack on Omarosa + young black girls turned away at a New Jersey gift shop + Omari Hardwick freestyle appeared first on theGrio.

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Season 5 of Power has been all over the place, but writer Dustin Seibert thinks the acting debut of Kendrick Lamar just saved the day.

The post Kendrick Lamar’s genius acting debut on ‘Power’ saved an otherwise messy, confusing season appeared first on theGrio.

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It was Kendrick Lamar‘s friendship with 50 Cent that helped […]

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“Power” star Michael Rainey Jr. who plays the role of Tariq St. Patrick, son of […]

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Tons of stars hit the red carpet at the BET Awards on Sunday and we caught up with a few of our favorites to find out their thoughts on the political power of the entertainment industry. Bozoma Saint John, Ryan Destiny, Tyler James Williams, and others had lots to say about how art influences our […]

The post EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Destiny, Bozoma Saint John and more on how entertainment industry affects politics appeared first on theGrio.

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As you prep your weekend plans, you may want to rethink that Cinco de Mayo fiesta and opt for a quiet evening at home with your boo, a bottle of wine, and Netflix. The streaming service has a ton of new projects headed our way this month and we’ve got the rundown of offerings you […]

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TheGrio caught up with Kemp this week to find out what Power fans can expect when the show returns this summer and all the juicy details around her next project, Get Christie Love.

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Step Sisters premiered on Netflix last week and, as expected, the film has already stirred up plenty of controversy. Shortly after TheGrio premiered the film’s first official trailer, Twitter was ablaze with comments from viewers who took the premise of the film to task for promoting cultural appropriation. Written by Chuck Hayward, (Dear White People, […]

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The 49th annual NAACP Image Awards took place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday evening and the stars were out in full effect on MLK Day to celebrate black excellence. Anthony Anderson hosted the show for a fourth time and called it the “Oprah For President Headquarters” before bringing out six women with a […]

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“I hate Dre, but this tune by Rotimi is actually a banger.” “I heard Rotimi’s song for the first time yesterday. I had been skipping it ’cause I hate Dre.” “I really don’t like Rotimi ’cause I don’t like Dre.” A quick Twitter search including the name of singer and actor Rotimi will reveal a […]

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The hip-hop mogul will reportedly bring three more TV projects to the network

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SEASON 4, EPISODE 10 | Episode: “You Can’t Fix This” | SEPT. 3 Raina is really gone. And the tragedy is of epic proportions. And Ghost (Omari Hardwick)? Well, he’s back in this. The old Ghost. The one from season one. Episode one. The one who takes nail guns and tortures people in auto garages, […]

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Singer Rotimi’s new eight-song EP Jeep Music, Vol. 1 (G-Unit/EMPIRE, released Aug. 4), has been making waves — but you probably know the 28-year-old Nigerian-American New Jersey native as drug-dealing antihero Dre Coleman on Starz’s hit show Power. Despite his high-profile role, Rotimi says he just sort of fell into acting. “I’d just graduated from […]

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SEASON 4, EPISODE 8 | “it’s done” | AUG. 13 Goodbye, Mike Sandoval. And hello, Bad Girl Angela. We’ve been waiting one entire season for all of the law-abiding (well, for the most part) folks to step up and figure out the foolishness that’s been going down in their unit. Finally, they figured out that […]

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Season 4, Episode 7 | “You Lied to My Face” | Aug. 6 Last week, when Ghost and Kanan formed the most unlikely tag team of 2017 — at least until Kyrie Irving is traded to Miami and reunited with Dion Waiters — we were all left to wonder “what next?” Turns out Kanan (50 […]

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SEASON 4, EPISODE 6 | Episode: ‘New Man’ | JULY 30 Ghost is out — yay. But so much foolishness is happening on the outside. Let’s focus mostly on Tariq. And on Ghost (Omari Hardwick) finally discovering that Kanan (50 Cent) is alive. And that Kanan has kidnapped his son with his cousin, a throwback […]

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SEASON 4, EPISODE 5 | Episode: ‘Don’t Thank Me’ | JULY 24 Ghost is free! Ghost is free! Ghost is free! Simple Angela Valdez (Lela Loren) finally realized this, and risked her entire career in order for his freedom to be real. This is what we’ve all have been hoping for: that somehow, someway, James […]

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SEASON 4, EPISODE 4 | Episode: “We’re In This Together” | JULY 16 Let’s set aside some time to discuss how ridiculous it is that Angela Valdez has anything to do with this case. She should not be on the prosecution team. She should be nowhere near the prosecution team. Angela Valdez should not be […]

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SEASON 4, EPISODE 3 | The Kind Of Man You Are | JULY 9 Oh, Tariq. Poor little lost, confused, bad-decision-making Tariq. Let’s talk about Ghost’s son, shall we? He’s still palling around with his father’s archnemesis Kanan (as portrayed by 50 Cent) and who is the same guy his father thought he killed a […]

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Season 4, Episode 2 | Things Are Going To Get Worse | July 2 Are you not entertained? Of course you are. The summer series Power keeps us twisting and turning our heads because of all of the dramatic twists and turns it delivers to us every Sunday. This week was no different. In this […]

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Season Four, Episode One | When I Get Out | June 25 A surefire sign that summer is here is the heat — outside and on the small screen courtesy of Starz’s hit series Power. And in the premiere of the new season, showrunner Courtney A. Kemp and her band of wickedly brilliant writers and […]

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Actor, poet, artist and activist, Omari Hardwick, gives his ‘A’ game when it comes to all of his body of work. The question is: How far would he go? At the end of season 3, Ghost (Omari Hardwick) is sent to jail by his former lover, Angela Valdes (Lela Loren). In real life, Hardwick spent […]

The post “Celebrity is tough for me”: Actor Omari Hardwick on why he isolated himself in jail for ‘Power’ Season 4 appeared first on theGrio.

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As singer/actress, Naturi Naughton, prepares for another successful season of Power,  she is also embarking on a new journey into motherhood and has a serious glow. Naughton, 33, is expecting her first child with longtime partner Ben and says she’s feeling on top of the world. “Definitely blessed,” Naughton said in an interview with theGrio. The Power star sat […]

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Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson has achieved just about all there is in his industry and beyond...

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La La Anthony breezes into the atrium of Washington, D.C.’s, Mandarin Oriental hotel in curve-accenting fitness gear, fresh from a studio cycle workout. With her hair pulled back in a smart ponytail, scarf tied around her head, sunglasses covering her eyes and not a stitch of makeup on, she’s easily the most beautiful — and […]

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Season 3, Episode 10 | In My Best Interest | Sept. 25   Where shall we begin? The season 3 finale of Power didn’t disappoint — thank the heavens above for that. As we’ve now come to expect from Starz’s hit show, we got a meaty cliffhanger — many cliffhangers, really — that leave us […]

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Season 3, Episode 9 | “I Call The Shots” | Sept. 18   So much happened in this most recent episode of Power. It’s like they’re trying to destroy us all. All of us. One at a time. Quickly. But with a knife. Repeatedly stabbing us. Slowly. So we know what real pain feels like. […]

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Season 3, Episode 8 | “Trust Me” | Sept. 4 Kanan is back, y’all. And he’s out for blood. Quite literally. The murderous drug dealer is back in New York City and he’s set his sights on Ghost’s son Tariq (Michael Rainey Jr.), whom he meets while playing basketball with Dre (Rotimi). Later, Kanan (50 […]

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