Last night superstars took over Las Vegas for the 2016 IHeartRadio Music Festival. The T-Mobile Arena was jam packed with some of our faves in music today from Usher , Ariana Grande , Tinashe , Britney Spears , Sia , Pitbull , Miley Cyrus & more. Watch some of our favorite sets from the big event this weekend below.
Check out the latest episodes from Season 5 of the hit VH1 reality series ” Basketball Wives LA ” . Get into the show which brings back Shaunie , Tami , Jackie , Malaysia ,Brandi & Angel along with new comers Latosha Duffy & Angel Love below.
Last night the 2016 UrbanWorld Film Festival went out with a bang with tons of black star power who came out to close this years 20th anniversary celebration. The cast of the highly anticipated BET mini series ‘The New Edition Story’ was in full affect to show off scenes of the upcoming made for tv movie. Bryshere Gray , Luke James , Elijah Kelly , Keith Powers , Woody McGrain and LaLa Anthony hit the red carpet alongside BBD aka half of the legendary group & the director of the film Chris Robinson. BET’s own Stephen Hill was on hand to debut never before scene footage to the crowd which left everyone wanting more after the 30 minute sneak peek. Watch as the cast , director & BBD sit down with the audience to discuss the must see mini series about the legendary groups rise to fame & impact on music when it airs next year.
Up Next the cast of FOX’s ‘ Shots Fired ‘ made their way onto the red carpet to premiere their new racially charged show led by director Gina Prince-Bythewood. Some of the dynamic cast in attendance last night included Stephan James , Mack Wilds , Aisha Hinds & DeWanda Wise who all spoke about how important the show is and how its needed now with all the recent tragic events dealing with police brutality. The intense drama had the audience on edge one minute , then crying next which made the show so relate-able to everything going on in the world. The must see 10 part mini series which also stars Sanaa Lathan will definitely be the show that has everyone talking once it airs next spring.
Yesterday superstar Usher was scheduled to hit the stage at the Iheart Radio Music Festival in Las Vegas , but before that he found his way in NYC to take part in the Global Citizens Festival . Usher has never been a stranger when it comes to giving back and raising awareness for special causes so it was only right that he took the time out to hit the stage. Watch as he performs his heartfelt & inspiring anthem ” Champion ” live in Central Park backed by special guest the Kenyan Boys Choir & Rubén Blades’ below.
Last night superstar Rihanna took the stage on the big lawn in Central Park to help close out this years Global Citizens Festival. Watch as the Bajan beauty dominates the stage performing her massive hits as she joins the fight against extreme poverty and inequality around the world that will make life more sustainable for people and the planet.
Last night the Urban World film festival continued to bring out some black star power on the red carpet for the evenings big premieres. The cast of HBO’s ‘ Insecure ‘ definitely made an entrance as press , filmmakers , directors & fans anticipated a screening of the upcoming half our comedy written & created by Issa Rae who also stars in the series. Co-stars Jay Ellis & Yvonne Orji hit the red carpet along with Director pf the pilot episode Melina Matsoukas . The must see comedy had the audience screaming and laughing through out as we watched Issa struggling to navigate through life with a job she hates , demanding best friend and failing relationship. Look for the series which will def be a winner to air on Sunday Oct 9th at 10:30pm.
Up next was actor Cory Hardrict who hit the red carpet to screen the film ‘Destined’ along with his co-stars Margot Bingham ,Curtiss Cook ,LaLa Anthony and director Qasim Basir. The must see film takes the audience on a journey with Cory’s character Sheed/Rasheed as he leads the film which follows how his life plays out in two different scenarios which basically shows us how our choices determines our destiny. The film took the audience on an emotional roller coaster which kept everyone on the edge of their seat from the beginning to the end. The cast & director then sat with the audience to talk about the work put into the film which was shot a few years back in Detroit. Now trust us if you weren’t in attendance then you missed one hell of a movie but watch footage from the Q&A and look for the film to hit theaters next year.
Check out the latest episode of WeTV new reality series ” Jim & Chrissy : Vow or Never ” . Watch as rap star Jim Jones & his fiancé Chrissy return to TV as they finally commit to tying the knot and on live tv after dating on & off for 11 years . Get into the show to see if they finally make it to the alter below.
Earlier this morning rap superstar The Game stopped by Power 105.1 The Breakfast Club to chat with the morning show crew. Watch as he talks with the gang about his upcoming album ‘1992’ , his beef with Meek Mill & Sean Kingston , ending his feud with 50 Cent , rumors & more below.
Last night the Urban World Film Festival kicked off its 20th anniversary in NYC at the AMC Empire 25 in Times Square. The big night was filled with film makers , directors , actors , press & fans who came out for the opening spotlight film ‘Queen Of Katwe’. Some of our faves hit the red carpet in celebration of this years anniversary including Jay R Ellis ( The Game , Insecure) , Taimak ( The Last Dragon ) , Leon ( The Five Heartbeats , Temptations , Waiting To Exhale ) & Vicky Jeudy (Orange Is The New Black ). Now of course one of the films biggest star David Oyelowo was in attendance to present the anticipated Disney film along with the director Mira Nair . The must see movie was an incredible coming of age story about a girl Phiona who strives to make a way out of noway playing chess in the midst of hardships while growing up in Uganda. The performances in the film from David Oyelowo , Lupita Nyong’o & newcomer Madina Nalwanga were stellar and had everyone raving once the film commenced. Check out exclusive footage from the Q&A as David & Mira give an in depth look into the creation of the masterpiece which is in theaters NOW.