Digital Content | Campaigns · Women in Media

#ThursdayLineup: Champs Sports ‘Her Take’ Hosted by Steph Lecor

What do I love more than a good pair of sneakers? Lively discussions between boss women. I was thrilled to find out that We The Best Music’s first lady, Steph Lecor, has a platform where she’s combining both sneaker-talk and sheroe convos with some of the best in the entertainment industry (Reginae Carter to Young M.A. to…… Continue reading #ThursdayLineup: Champs Sports ‘Her Take’ Hosted by Steph Lecor

Television Shows · Women in Media

‘Master of None’ Lena Waithe Talks Coming Out & Why LGBT+, PoC Need To Tell Their Own Stories

Lena Waithe has much ado to celebrate! From starting as a co-creator & writer on the web series Hello Cupid to getting her project The Chi picked up by Showtime, this young queer creative is having a successful career thus far. Waithe met up with The Hollywood Reporters’ Lisa Weidenfeld to discuss an episode which she wrote on the hit…… Continue reading ‘Master of None’ Lena Waithe Talks Coming Out & Why LGBT+, PoC Need To Tell Their Own Stories

Films & Movies · Industry Biz

Netflix buys Rihanna-Lupita N’yongo Scammer Movie Concept

What started as a Twitter fantasy about stars Rihanna and Lupita N’yongo, led to ‘aggressive negotiations’ at the Cannes Film Festival, as described by Entertainment Weekly. The movie concept, reportedly purchased by Netflix, will feature the Oscar Award-winning actress and Grammy Award-winning international recording artist. In a buddy movie concept, Rihanna scams rich white men while N’yongo…… Continue reading Netflix buys Rihanna-Lupita N’yongo Scammer Movie Concept

Season Premiere · Television Shows

3 Reasons Why You Should Tune-In To Growing Up Hip-Hop: Atlanta

The ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ brand, which originally features Angela Simmons, Romeo Miller, and Kristinia DeBarge, was such a hit last season that WETv decided to create a spinoff based in Atlanta. At a private screening Tuesday evening, held at the iPic Theatre in Lower Manhattan, the 2nd generation of hip-hop royalty cast debuted their…… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Tune-In To Growing Up Hip-Hop: Atlanta

Industry Biz · Television Shows

Here are 5 Thing You NEED To Know About BET’s Upcoming Programming

Welcome to upfront season! ‘Tis the season to pitch content to advertisers and get some shmoney (sponsorships & partnerships) for the networks. In the television industry, upfronts can be a piece of cake or a bunch of sour grapes. For Viacom, however, with many changes as outlined by CEO Bob Bakish earlier this year in his…… Continue reading Here are 5 Thing You NEED To Know About BET’s Upcoming Programming

Books · Women in Media

‘The Lit Bar’ to Open in the South Bronx by end of 2017

After closing Barnes & Nobles, only bookstore in the Bronx, Noëlle Santos saw an opportunity to spread her entrepreneurial wings. Now, this Bronxite has raised more than her campaign goal of $100,000. “As soon as the campaign ends, I will get aggressive about finding a lease,” Santos told DNAInfo. “I’m still focusing my efforts on Hunts…… Continue reading ‘The Lit Bar’ to Open in the South Bronx by end of 2017

Digital Content | Campaigns · Podcast

“A Word” on DeRay McKesson & His New Podcast on Crooked Media Network

You may have seen the blue Patagonia vested activist and Baltimore Mayor hopeful on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Or  perhaps you remember him from his instantly viral “Stay Woke” photo, where cops arrested him for protesting Alton Sterling death in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Well, he’s now moving up in the multimedia echolons into podcasting. Buzzfeed News reported…… Continue reading “A Word” on DeRay McKesson & His New Podcast on Crooked Media Network