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Entertainment

‘Mourning Revival’ exhibit paints family’s struggle

Meet Matthew Frank Thomas, Memphis-bred, making his own unique mark on the art world. He has traveled the globe, honing his craft and exhibiting in some of the world’s most fabled cities.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 10/13/2011

“The Big Year,” “Footloose,” “The Thing” and a number of independent and foreign films

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The Original 7Ven, who are they?

OK, so I got your question: “Is there a connection between Morris Day and The Time and The Original 7Ven?

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Two rappers at odds over ‘Teflon Don’

 

Memphis rapper Donald Askew Jr. – aka “Teflon Don” – is gearing up to take legal action against Rick Ross, who happens to be one of the hottest rappers in the music industry at the moment.

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Hip Hop’s ‘mother’ deserves a salute

A lot of young people – I mean those who are still in their 20’s – have been asking me the same questions: Who was Sylvia Robinson? And why was she referred to as the “Mother of Hip Hop?”

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 10/06/2011

“The Ides of March,” “Real Steel” and a number of independent and foreign films

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Tyrese booted for on-air challenge of liquor stores

R&B singer Tyrese Gibson recently got the boot from a Delaware radio station after voicing his opinion about liquor stores in the inner city.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 09/29/2011

 

“50/50,” “Courageous,” “Dream House,” “What’s Your Number?” and a number of independent and foreign films  

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So long, Vesta; Rest in peace!

Hey, did you know that Vesta Williams started her career as a back-up singer for Chaka Khan, Anita Baker and Sting?

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Lavell Crawford: A funny family man

 

As soon as I heard his voice I remember thinking, “It’s Lavell Crawford.” “What’s wrong bro, you hiding from bill collectors?” he asked. I laughed at the truth. Then came an off-the-cuff bit. ...

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 09/22/2011

 

“Abduction,” “Dolphin Tale,” “Killer Elite,” “Moneyball” and a number of independent and foreign films 

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When Steve Harvey preaches, er speaks, people tune in

Earlier this week, I was watching TBN, you know the Trinity Broadcasting Network…the Christian station? ... Something interesting happened towards the end of the show. Steve Harvey started preaching.

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Lalah Hathaway: ‘Still on the come up’

 Lalah Hathaway

Lalah Hathaway is convinced that everybody is an artist in some way and with her sixth solo album the contemporary R&B songbird set out to explore what that really means.

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