BLACK GIRLS ROCK! is a non-profit organization "dedicated to the empowerment of girls aged 12 to 17 years old through mentoring, enrichment programs and opportunities that place special emphasis on personal development through the arts" (source: BLACK GIRLS ROCK!). The organization's founder is Maryland native, philanthropist, DJ and former model Beverly Bond. BET has partnered … [Read more...] about 2013 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards Show on BET: Honorees and celebrity appearances
Last night was not only the premiere for "Apollo Live" on BET, but it was also the second to last tour stop for BET's "Apollo Live" Lounge Tour. Chicago's finest were brave enough to take the stage for a local edition of "Apollo Live" held at the Funky Buddha Lounge. A total of 8 performers competed for a $250 American Express gift card based on an audience vote. Performers … [Read more...] about BET’s ‘Apollo Live’ Lounge Tour: Chicago…event recap
The only thing I remember about "Saturday Night Live" growing up is that it came on before "It's Showtime at the Apollo" aired. My favorite days were when Sinbad was hosting alongside the legendary Kiki Shepard. It was every amateur's wish to avoid crowd boos that led to the signature siren sound followed by Sandman (RIP to Howard Sims) with his broom to sweep them off the … [Read more...] about ‘Apollo Live’ Lounge Tour: Chicago…mention Ifelicious and get free drinks at the show
After last night's huge Season 5 premiere of BET's "The Game," it's clear newcomer Brandy is locking in her place as the new love of "Jason Pitts." Check out what actor Coby Bell (Jason Pitts) told TheYBF.com about just how well Brandy did in her new role. Coby on how well Brandy fit in with the cast and performed her role as Chardonnay... "I think people are really REALLY … [Read more...] about YBF.com: ‘The Game’ star Coby Bell speaks on how Brandy measures up to his on screen ex-wife
Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen aren't the only twin child stars we grew up watching. Tia and Tamera Mowry starred in "Sister Sister" back in the 90s. Both ladies have recently shared news with the press...and, no, it's not their own clothing line. ;-) First, Tia announced that she's having her first child by hubby, actor Cory Hardrict (twitter: CoryHardrict). Their baby's due … [Read more...] about Sister Sister! Honey chile, Tia is preggers and Tamera is engaged!