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HOT NEWS 49 November 10th 2023 


Get ready for the All Stars of Hip Hop Mixtape Live 24 Sunday January 14th at the Boardwak Hall in Atlantic City with KRS-1, MC Lyte,DJ Jazzy Jeff, Flavor Flav an Big Daddy Kane to Name a few. 


Get ready for the return of the Universoul Circus. November 10th to December 3rd 52nd and Parkside. 


At the movies it’s the women to the rescue with the Marvels in theaters this week starring Brie Larson and Samuel L Jackson. 


New Edition has announced their Las Vegas Residency at the Wynn. Feb 28-March 6 


Frankie Beverly is bringing his Thank you tour to the area. He's not calling it a retirement tour but a thank you to his fans. Saturday December 23rd at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City Ron Isley and Ernie Isley will be opening the show. 


West Phila Native Colman Domingo is starring in the new movie ‘Bayard’ Bayard Rustin was very instrumental part of the 1963 March on Washington. He was a close advisor to Dr. King but his role in the civil rights movement was pushed aside because he was an openly Gay Man. He fought for equality and human rights and now his story is finally being told. The movie also stars Chris Rock, Glynn Turman and Audra McDonald the movie will l starts streaming on Netflix November 17th. 


Uncle Charlie, Charlie Wilson is coming to Atlantic City. Saturday January 14th at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City. 


Get ready for Christmas with Brandy. Her new album is out and she has a new Netflix Christmas movie coming out on the 17th. The Best Christmas Ever. 


Happy Anniversary to Thriller. Michael Jacksons Groundbreaking album turn 40 this year. Music Historian Nelson George ha produced a documentary that goes behind the scenes of the 1982 album. The music videos, the moonwalk, Motown 25 special. 7 top ten singles including two number ones Billie Jean and Beat it. 8 Grammy awards. The special starts streaming December 2nd on Showtime and Paramount Plus. Mary J Blige, Usher, Will I. am and Mark Ronson appear in the documentary. 


Get ready for the second Annual Grio Awards. Byron Allen presents the Grio awards Saturday November 25th on CBS and streaming on Paramount Plus. This years honorees include Eddie Murphy, Denzel Washington, Mariah Carey, Don Cheadle, Ballerina Misty Copeland, Tamron Hall, Steve Harvey ,Kevin Hart and The Rock. Performers for the night include Boys to Men, Jennifer Hudson, Coco Jones, Patti Labelle and Smokey Robinson. Sheryl Underwood and Roy Woods Jr will be hosting.The Grio awards celebrates excellence in Film, music,comedy ,television and social justice 


Get Ready for Katt Williams! Williams is coming to Atlantic City with is Dark Matters Tour. Saturday February 17th at the Boardwalk Hall tickets are on sale now. 


Rapper/Actor Ludacris is coming to Disney Plus with a new Holiday Movie ‘Dashing thru the Snow November 17th.In the movie Ludacris plays a man getting help getting in the spirit with Lil Rel Howery who plays story. Tim Story (Barbershop) is directing. The movie is being Produced by Will Packer. 


A new Tyler Perry documentary is on the way. Maxines baby with highlight Tyler Perrys career from the beginning and his tough upbringing. Maxines baby will start streaming on Prime Video Nov. 17th. The documentary will be directed by Gelila Bekele his Son’s mother and Armani Ortiz. 


Get ready for Good Burger 2 is coming to Paramount Plus November 22nd . The adventures of Dexter and Ed, Keenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. 



Get ready for the return of TGT. Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank are planning a reunion tour and album. TGT Originally formed in 2007 and released their alum ‘Three Kings’ in 2013. 


2023 the year of the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop continues with the Grammys Salute to 50 years of Hip Hop. December 10th on CBS and Paramount Plus it’s Rakim, LL Cool J, QuestLove, Uncle Luke, Black Thought and Queen Latifah to name a few. 


Kevin Hart and Chris Rock are joining forces for a new Netflix Documentary and concert film. Earlier this year the comic Giants joined forces to go on a short tour of New York and New Jersey. We get to see the behind the scenes of the tour and it starts streaming on Netflix December 12th.  Kevin Harts new Netflix movie Lift about a hijacked airplane starts streaming January 12 


Get ready for the Braxtons! This time it’s Tamar and her mom Evelyn. They have a new cooking show coming to TV One next year and Mom Evelyn is planning to reveal some secret Braxton Family Recipes. 


Asian American Actor/Comedienne Ken Jeong is getting a daytime talk show next year. Jeong is best known for his work on The Masked Singer and the movie ‘The Hangover. 


Genius the latest docuseries from National Geo will be presenting their next Docuseries' next February. The Lives of Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X. Two men with dueling Philosophies who helped usher America into the Civil Rights Movement. The 8-part docuseries will start streaming in February on National GEO, Disney Plus and HULU. 


Tennis sensation Serena Williams is ready to tell in a new intimate memoir and she also wants to write a book helping young women. 




The Milli Vanilli story is coming to Paramount Plus. In 1989 Rob and Fab rose to the top of The Charts as Milli Vanilli with the song ‘Girl you Know It’s True. The song sold over 30 million copies then it was discovered Rob and Fab weren’t the original singers. They were stripped of their Grammy Awards and their music career ended. The documentary is streaming now on Paramount Plus. 



Get ready for the return of the Universoul Circus. November 10th to December 3rd 52nd and Parkside. 

Frankie Beverly is bringing his Thank you tour to the area. He's not calling it a retirement tour but a thank you to his fans. Saturday December 23rd at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City Ron Isley and Ernie Isley will be opening the show. 


Eddie Murphy plays a man obsessed with Christmas in the Prime movie ‘Candy Cane Lane” Murphy stars along with Tracee Ellis Ross as a man who makes a deal with a ghost to have the best holiday displays and the ghosts take over. Candy Cane Lane starts streaming December 1st on Prime 


Singer Monica is coming to Philly at The Met Broad and Poplar on November 22nd. 


Questlove of the Tonight Show and The Roots is doing the forward on a new book out about the Legendary Sly and the Family Stone. The book ‘Thankuforlettingmebemyself’ was written by Ben Goodman. Sly Stone is 80 years old and doing much better after decades of drug abuse. He is being cared for by his children and no longer living in the streets. 50 years ago, Sly and The Family Stone were the top group of the day and one of the most groundbreaking with the hits ‘Everyday People’ ‘Thankyou FALETTINME BE MICE ELF AGIN. ‘ (Which is the title of the book) ‘I want to take you higher’ ‘Hot fun in the Summertime and ‘Everyday People to name a few.’. his fascinating music career and descent into drugs is displayed in the book which is a must read. 



The Full Trailer for the Color Purple movie musical came out this past week. And the leading ladies of the movie are on the cover of Essence Magazine. This is not your mama’s Color Purple. The Color Purple Movie Musical has added some new cast members Singer Ciara, Actor Lou Gossett Jr, David Allen Grier, Gospel Music Singer Tamela Mann Actor/Comedian Deon Cole and just added acclaimed Actress Anjanue Ellis.  Fantasia is starring in the role made famous by Whoopi Goldberg ‘Celie. Tariji P Henson, Danielle Brooks, Philly Native Coleman Domingo playing the role of Mister made famous by Actor Danny Glover. Also, in the cast Corey Hawkins Singers H.E.R. and Halle Bailey. The movie is being produced by Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, and Steven Spielberg and is being directed by Blitz Bazawule. The movie is coming out Christmas Day. Grammy Winner Jon Batiste has also recently joined the cast. 


Get ready for the Bob Marley story. Bob Marley died in 1981 at the age of 36 from Cancer. Marley was a pioneer of Reggae, ska and Rock Reggae. Actor Kingsley Ben Adir who played Malcolm X in the movie One Night in Miami is playing the Reggae Great. The movie is being directed by Renaldo Marcus Green who directed the movie ‘King Richard. Marley left behind a legacy of music including the classics ‘Could you be loved, One Love, Jammin, to name a few. Marley was an artist and activist. The movie is being supported by the Marley Family and it’s coming out in February 2024. 


Anita Baker is coming to Atlantic City later this year. Tickets are on sale now for her show Friday November 23rd 2023 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.   


Chris Rock is in talks With Steven Spielberg to direct a movie based on the life of Dr, Martin Luther King. Rock would direct and Spielberg would serve as the executive producer. 


Disneys Haunted Mansion with Lakeith Stansfield, Tiffany Hadddish, Jamiee Lee Curtis, Danny Devito and Rosario Dawson is now streaming on Disney Plus. 


Rupaul is ready to tell all in a new memoir based on his life.  


After 8 years Roy Woods Jr left the Daily Show. Earlier this year when Trevor Noah eft the show Woods was hoping to be named Host of the Show. Now that this is not happening, he is leaving. 


Lee Daniels is in the early stages of working on the Mariah Carey TV Bio Pic. I wonder who he will get to play Mariah and will she be required to sing. 


Beyonce is coming to the Movies. The Rennaissance tour is coming to AMC Theaters in Early December. 


Just announced upcoming concerts Mariah Carey Holiday Show at the Wells Fargo Center Dec. 13 


Boys To Men February 17 2024 at the Met Broad and Poplar 


Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. Has returned to Broadway in the revival of Purlie. The original Purlie starred Ossie Davis Jr. Purlie Victorious is now playing on Broadway. Odom is also starring in the horror movie The Exorcist: Believe is in theaters now. 



VH1 IS gearing up for a new game show ‘Celebrity Squares hosted by Actor and Comedian DC Young Fly. The show is going to be a modern twist of the classic Hollywood Squares game show. The format is black Pop Culture produced by Ken Harts Heartbeat Productions and Jesse Collins Entertainment. The show’s celebrity guests include Babyface, Big Freedia, D-Nice, Earthquake, Kevin Frazier, Tamar Braxton and Tommy Davidson to name a few. 

Usher is coming to the Superbowl!   Usher is set to headline 2024 Superbowl Halftime Show. The date is Sunday February 11th in Las Vegas.            


Congrats to Deborah Roberts ABC News. She has been named to Co-Anchor of 2020 alongside David Muir. Roberts an ABC News vet is married to Al Roker of the Today Show. 


Get ready for the Will Smith Podcast. Smith is joining the world of podcasting via Audible. The Podcast will focus on Hip Hop and will feature the greats including Jazzy Jeff, Salt N Pepa, Queen Latifah and Rakim and Chuck D Public Enemy.     


It’s Ashanti and Cedric The Entertainer in the wedding comedy ‘The Plus One’ in theaters and Digital . Cedric has also released a new book a novel called ‘Flipping Bo 



Kountry Wayne his first Netflix Comedy special A Womans Prayer is streaming now! also get ready for the Bad Girl of Comedy Lunell her Netflix special produced by Dave Chappelle is streaming now. 


 Earth Wind and Fire is also coming to Atlantic City Friday and Saturday December 8th and 9th. 

The Four Tops are coming to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Saturday December 2nd  

Jeffrey Osborne and After 7 are coming to Caesars in Atlantic City Saturday December 2nd 


Courtney B Vance is starring in the Showtime movie Heist 88. Heist 88 is being directed by his wife Angela Bassett. It’s streaming now. 

Get ready for the Ms Pat Court show. Comedian Ms Pat is going to have her own Court Show on BET. 


Jason Kelce of the Philadelphia Eagles has a new documentary about his life on Prime Video . It’s a behind the scenes look at his life on and off the field. The toll football is having on his body and a look at his family life his brother Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs , his Mom Doris and Wife and 3 daughters. 


Jamie Foxx is back with a new movie he Produced and is starring in. The Movie ‘The Burial’ is a true story of a bankrupt funeral homeowner. Foxx plays the flamboyant attorney looking to get him out of trouble. Acclaimed Actor Tommy Lee Jones and Actress Jurnee Smollett also stars. The movie is streaming now. 



Eddie Murphys latest movie Candy Cane Lane is coming to Prime Dec 1st 1st. Just in time for the holidays Murphy plays a father who is determined to be voted the neighborhood's best Christmas decorator. Tracee Ellie Ross is playing his Wife 





A new Tyler Perry documentary is on the way. Maxines baby with highlight Tyler Perrys career from the beginning and his tough upbringing. Maxines baby will start streaming on Prime Video Nov. 17th. The documentary will be directed by Gelila Bekele his Son’s mother and Armani Ortiz. 


 Patti Labelle is coming to the Met Broad and Poplar Saturday December 9th 

Vacation Friends 2 is streaming on the HULU Network . The popular comedy stars Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji, Jon Cena, and Meredith Hagler. 



Power Book 3 Raising Kanan returns to Starz on December 1st. And Black Mafia Family returns to Starz March 1st 2024 



The Wiz is returning to Broadway. Singer Avery Wilson who was season 3 of the Voice will be laying the scarecrow. Singer Deborah Cox is playing Glenda the good Witch and Wayne Brady is playing oz. Kandi Burruss of The Real Housewives of Atlanta is producing the show along with her husband Todd. Singer Nichelle Lewis a Singer and Songwriter from Virginia will be playing Dorothy. She was discovered on Tik Tok .The revival hits Broadway next Spring. 

After a major health scare Madonna is back on track with her Celebration Tour. Madonna is celebrating 40 Years in show business and she’s coming to the Wells Fargo Center Jan. 25th 2024.  



Questlove of the Roots and Jimmy Fallon show is coming out with a book commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop. The Oscar Winner is releasing the book Hip Hop is History next year...his account of HipHop. 


Spiderman across the Spiderverse is now available on Video on DEMAND 

Disney’s The Little Mermaid  starring Halle Bailey is now available for screening on Disney Plus. 


Get ready for Bad Boys 4 with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence hitting Theatres June 24th 2024                                                                                                                                                                             

JRapper/Actor/ Entrepreneur Snoop Dogg says get ready for a new movie about his life . The Hip Hop Icon is coming out with a cookbook in the Fall, His new line of Ice Cream has launched in Walmart Stores and his Doggy Style Record Label is making noise with his latest artist. October London is topping the charts with his album ‘The Rebirth of Marvin’ The first single is a song called ‘Back to your Place.’ And yes he sounds a lot like Marvin Gaye.            





Singer Dionne Warwick is coming out with a new book next year What the world needs now: Messages of love and Hope (but no advice cause no one listens anyway) the book will include heartfelt, humorous, and wisdom filled stories Dionne’s personal and Professional life alongside  Positive affirmation and classic Dionne-Isms. 

Dionne Warwick is receiving a Kennedy Center Honor later this year celebrating 60 years in show business 



Also Congrats to Sheryl Lee Ralph next year she is getting a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. The class of 2024 inductees includes the late Actor Chadwick Boseman, Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, recent Oscar Winner Michelle Yeoh, Eugene Levy, Kerry Washington, Toni Braxton, Brandy, Dr Dre, Gwen Stefani, The late Otis Redding, Carl Weather. 



The 46th annual Kennedy Center Honors is happening December 3rd and this years honorees include Queen Latifah, Dionne Warwick, Barry Gibb, Actor Comedian Billy Crystal and Soprano Singer Renee Fleming. The show will air on CBS and Paramount Plus. 2017 Kennedy Center Honoree Gloria Estefan is hosting. 


The Grammy Awards are adding some new categories next year Best African Performance, Best Pop Dance Performance and Best Jazz Alternative Performance.  


Get ready for the return of Bruno Mars. He’s working on an album and a new tour for2024 


Dwayne The Rock Johnson has signed on for another Fast and Furious spinoff featuring his character, Luke Hobbs. Meanwhile Fast and Furious 10 part two is set 2025 release. 



Janet Jackson says she’s ready for a movie to be made about her life. It would start from her life as a child star, her TV Years, teen stardom and breaking away from her dad and taking Control of her life with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Janet Jackson is preparing another documentary about her life for Lifetime/A&E Network. ‘Family First’ will take viewers behind the scenes of her new tour ‘Together Again. Janet is celebrating her 50th Anniversary in show business and her brother Randy is producing this documentary. 




I am now part of the Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame. My bronze plague is on Broad Street. Broad and Pine in front of The University of The Arts. 



 Samuel L Jackson will be starring in the Netflix movie ‘The Piana Lesson’ based on the August Wilson play. Denzel Washinton is producing the Netflix adaptation. He's making this a family affair. His son Malcolm is directing. His daughter Katia is one of the Executive Producers and his son John David Washinton is joining the production fresh from his role on Broadway. The movie also stars Danielle Deadwyler (Til) Corey Hawkins (Color Purple)     



Actress Sanaa Lathan is joining Season the Hit HBO Show Curb your Enthusiasm. The Show stars Larry David and JB Smoove. One of the funniest shows on TV. No word on what character Lathan would play. 


Avatar the way of Water is streaming on now on digital platforms 


Bridgerton Star Rege Jean Page has been tapped to play Muhammad Ali in a new Peacock Miniseries chronicling 8 major events in the boxing greats career. 


Judge Greg Mathis is joining The Byron Allen TV Network with a new court show Judge Mathis debuts this Fall. 


The Michael Jackson movie has found their Michael. Jermaine Jackson son Jaafar Jackson will be playing his famous Uncle. The Michael Jackson movie ‘Michael' is being directed by Antoine Fugua. He recently did Emancipation with Will Smith. And the movies the Equalizer and Training Day with Denzel Washington. 



The man behind The Marvel Classics Spiderman, Black Panther, The Avengers, The X-MEN ,The Hulk and Fantastic four Stan Lee is going to be the subject of a new documentary that will air on Disney Plus next year. 


The Mike Epps, Wanda Sykes Netflix comedy The Upshaw's has been renewed for a third season. It is airing now on Netflix. 


Get ready for more of the Wayans Family. Damon Wayans Sr and Damon Wayan Jr. The Father and Son are teaming up for a new comedy show on CBS.                                                                                                                                                                   HBO is making a documentary about the STAX music label founded by Al Bell. The documentary will focus on the stars of the label including Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Booker T’s and The MG’s The Emotions, Isaac Hayes and the Stape Singers. 


The Life story of Sammy Davis Jr is coming to HULU. The eight-episode series will be produced by Lee Daniels. In Black and White the Life of Sammy Davis jr will feature his life from a vaudeville child star to one of the most famous African American Entertainers during the 50’s and 60’s. Actor Eiljah Kelly best known as playing Ricky Bell from the BET New Edition series is playing Sammy Davis Jr. The series will cover the moments in his life from the car crash that made him lose his eye, the controversial affairs with his white co-stars, converting to Judaism , Being a part of the famous Rat Pack with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. His involvement with politics from the Kennedys to Nixon. The series will also deal with his battles involving Drugs and Alcohol. 


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