Actress Tetona Jackson on breakout role in BET’s “Boomerang”

    Photo: On Mogul   It’s been 27 years since Boomerang captivated audiences with its romantic storyline. The tale is of ad executive Marcus Graham played by Eddie Murphy, the incomparable comedian, and actor, who is indeed the ladies man. The drama classic has now turned into a BET series since it’s 1992

Actress Victoria Rowell talks life after “The Young & The Restless,” death of co-star Kristoff St. John

    Photo: Provided by Victoria Rowell   Victoria Rowell is best known for her role as Drucilla Winters on the number one daytime television show “The Young and The Restless” from 1990 until her final appearance in 2007. Her character, a once runaway teen who later transitions into a supermodel and becomes the wife of Neil Winters

Rapper Common on promoting consciousness and the importance of providing services to Black youth

    Photo: Provided by United Way of Atlanta African American Partnership   Chicago native Common (born Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr.) has been rocking the mic since the 90s, and the MC is known for his conscious lyrics on records such as “I Used To Love H.E.R.,” “The Light,” “The 6th Sense”, plus many more.

Recap Friday: Brian Hamilton Foundation helps returning citizens start their own business

    Brian Hamilton Foundation is a beacon of hope for returning members of society. Hamilton and Reverend Robert J. Harris started working at prisons to teach inmates how to become entrepreneurs. Twenty-six years later, an act of service is now a national non-profit.   On Saturday, January 26, Inmates to Entrepreneurs held a

Grammy-nominated producer Kevin “Khao” Cates talks “Bad Brains” hip-hop album

    In hip-hop, producers have become just as famous as the rappers. Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated super producer Kevin "Khao" Cates is one of the producers who is making his way from behind the scenes to the limelight.   After years of producing for heavy-hitters in the game such as T.I., Jay-Z, Lil Kim, Busta

Daughter of late rapper Camoflauge uses hip-hop to advocate for social issues

    Photo: Billboard   In hip-hop, sometimes it’s the youth that uses their talent to bring awareness to social issues. MC Flau’Jae is using her passion for hip-hop to speak out against gun violence. The 15-year-old made her debut on the hit television series “The Rap Game” Season 3, executive produced by Jermaine

Founders of the Rap Plug app talk entrepreneurship and technology

    Photo: Lighthouse Entertainment LLC   Rap Plug is an online platform that provides networking and resources to the members of the hip-hop community. With over 11,000 downloads and 200 users daily, the app consists of artists, labels, producers, entrepreneurs, and more.   Founded by Rico Morton, Branden Criss, and Craig King, the businessmen wanted