Okurrrrrrrr! Cardi B teased fans on her Instagram this week, stating she had an announcement to make. Well here it is ! Bardi Gang has been waiting for another single since the hit, WAP took over the airwaves. The new single, UP will drop this Friday. Will this be another banger? Only time will tell. Stay tuned
Respectfully, we are always rooting for everybody Black. Check out some of the release coming to a screen near you starring some of Hollywood’s most talented Black actors and actresses.
Coming to Netflix on February 5th, Malcolm and Marie is set to drop. The film is about a couple whose love and romance is put through the test of tribulations. The romantic couple will be played by Zendaya and John David Washington.
On February 12th, HBO MAX brings us the highly anticipated film, Judas and the Black Messiah. It’s a biographical drama, starring Daniel Kaluuya. Kaluuya will revive the life of late chairman, Fred Hampton of the Black Panther Party, Illinois Chapter. Lakeith Stanfield stars as William O’Neal. O’Neal was the undercover FBI informant that infiltrated the Illinois chapter leading to Hampton’s demise.
Hulu is bringing us a new original film on February 26th, The United States vs. Billie Holiday. Andra Day, will star as the late great singer. The screenplay was written by Suzan-Lori Parks and the film was directed by Lee Daniels. The movie illustrates Billie Holiday’s career and portrays the period of time where FBI held an investigation against the star. The narcotics investigation was led by former Black federal agent, Jimmy Fletcher, who Holiday had an affair with.
Grab a blow of popcorn, grab some friends or family and spend some quality time this Black History Month.
To kick-off Black History Month and in light of February also being American Heart Month, the first spotlight features Dr. Daniel H. Williams III. Stay tuned for more highlights of black excellence.
WE ARE SHINING A LIGHT ON SOME OF THE GREATS EVERY WEEK FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH
DROPPING FEBRUARY 1 ,2021
The Wives are back. On February 9, VH1’s popular reality show, Basketball Wives is returning with their 9th Season. The show welcomes back veteran cast members including: Shaunie O’Neal, Malaysia Pargo, Evelyn Lozada, Jackie Christie, Jennifer Williams, Kristen Scott, OG and Feby Torres. Don’t worry , there will be some fresh face joining including, Liza Morales and Nia and Noria Dorsey.
Let’s see what juicy things go down this season. Stay tuned.
Only hours before the highly anticipated Verzuz battle between R&B singers Ashanti and Keyshia Cole, Ashanti has tested positive for COVID-19.
The songstress took to her Instagram and announced she has tested positive for the virus. Seen above she says she feels well enough to commence with the battle but from home. Verzuz has officially announced the postponement Of the event for the safety for all. The new date is January 9,2021They send their apologies. We hope Ashanti has a speedy recovery.
Yesterday in court, Mr. Dwayne Carter, famously known as rapper, Lil Wayne has plead guilty to federal gun charges from an incident back in December 2019. If you recall, the superstar’s jet was searched by federal agents in Miami after receiving an anonymous tip. Agents discovered a gold plated .45 caliber Glock handgun on board in a duffle bag. The rapper was charged with a count of possession of a firearm and ammunition as a felon. By law convicted felons are not permitted to carry a firearm. Lil Wayne faces up to 10 years, as he has a prior felony conviction back in 2007 for gun charges as well. Carter only served 8-months before his release. He is scheduled to be sentenced on January 28,2021.
The Recording Academy and CBS are gearing up for their 63rd Annual Grammy Awards set to air on January 31, 2021. They named the Daily Show host, Trevor Noah as the host of the musical celebration.
The nominees of the prestigious award show will be released shortly and we want you to let us know, who you think should win each category.
The Honorable David Dinkins, the first and only African American mayor to serve in New York City has died at the age of 93. Dinkins passed away at his Manhattan home on Monday evening. According to the New York Police Department, an EMT call was made from the residence reporting an unconscious male with breathing complications. The New Jersey Native, served as the mayor from 1990 to 1993. He attended Howard University where he met his late wife Joyce, who passed away back in October.
During his time in public office the former mayor’ fought largely for the improvement with race relations in the city. Dinkins was a leader for the African American community in New York. He fought alongside other civil rights leaders in the New York political circuit. Dinkins made impacts on issues like affordable housing, healthcare directly affecting HIV/AIDS services, due to the crisis at that time, as well as crime rates in the city.
Following his role as mayor, he began teaching at Columbia University in 1994. In later years, you could even find the late mayor walking around the streets of Harlem. Dinkins leaves behind two children and two grandchildren. A true pioneer, David Dinkins will be missed by many.
Bobby Brown Jr., son of R & B sensation Bobby Brown was found dead in his Encino, California residence. Police spokesman said, shortly before 2 pm on November 17,2020, authorities were contacted for a medical emergency. So far the reports indicate no foul play as the cause of death and an official autopsy has not been released at this time. The Los Angeles County coroner is heading the investigation. Brown. Jr was only 28 years old.
This is another tragic loss Bobby Sr. has experienced in the past several years. Sadly, he lost his ex-wife, the late great Whitney Houston, followed shortly thereafter by their beloved daughter Bobbi Kristina.
Updates to come as information is provided.
Miss Kai’s Juice sends their condolences to Bobby Brown Jr’s loved ones and friends.