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HOT NEWS 18 May 3  2024  


Netflix is a joke happens in Los Angeles during the first two weeks of May. Katt Williams will be debuting his new comedy special Woke Folk on May 4th.   On Sunday May 5th Football Great Tom Brady is getting roasted in a ceremony by a bunch of Comedians. Kevin Hart is hosting.  On May 6thh a Fundraiser is being held for Actor/ Comedian Sinbad. Sinbad suffered a devastating Stroke a few years ago and his fellow Comedians and entertainment friends are gathering around to host a benefit. Rapper Doug E Fresh is hosting comedians joining him are Luenell, DL Hughley, Byron Allen, Mark Curry and Deon Cole.  


Kevin Harts new Netflix comedy Special about his Mark Twain Award is airing on Netflix May 11th. 


Singer PJ Morton is coming to Philly Sunday August 4th at The Met Broad and Poplar 


The American Music are coming to CBS on Sunday October 6th. 

Jamie Foxx is back! He’s returning with Beat Shazam. It’s Jamie and his daughter Corrine May 28th on Fox. 


KeKe Palmer is ready to tell all in her new Memoir ‘Master of Me. The book comes out November 19th. Palmer is currently working with Eddie Murphy ‘The Pickup’ and a future project with Issa Rae and Singer SZA. 


Kem, SWV, Dru Hill, and Silk at The Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City The Mothers Day Music Festival Saturday May 11th 


Donnie Mcclurken, The Clark Sisters, Maurette Brown Clark, The Rev Dr Alyn E Waller Mother's Day show May 12th at the Liacouras Center 


Mother's Day Sunday May 12th it’s a trip down Memory Lane with an up close and Personal Concert with The Intruders, The Legendary Blue Notes, Blue Magic, Lenny Williams and the Jones Girls featuring Shirley Jones. The big show is at Caesars Circus Maximus Theater. 


It’s Gospel Sensation Tye Tribbet and Friends Thursday May 16th at The Met Broad and Poplar, 


Mark your calendars for Saturday May 18th a street is being named in honor of Frankie Beverly. All the festivities start at 12 noon on North Norwood Street in East Germantown. Between Church Lane and West Godfrey. The neighborhood where Frankie Grew up. 


George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic May 23rd at The Queen in Wilmington Delaware 

Megan Thee Stallion is coming to May 22nd at the Wells Fargo Center. 


Leslie Odom Jr. His latest Broadway Production ‘Purlie Victorius is coming to PBS part of their Great Performances series Friday May 24th at 9PM 




Whoopi Goldberg has a new memoir coming out dedicated to Love. The 68-year-old Moderator of The View dedicated this book to her late Mother and Brother. The book My Mother, My Brother and me talks about her life before fame and it’s coming out this May. 




Congrats to the 2024 Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Ceremony is happening October 19th in Cleveland and will air on Disney Plus. The New inductees include Mary J Blige, Kool and The Gang, A Tribe called Quest, Dionne Warwick, Cher, The Dave Matthews Band, Foreigner, Peter Frampton, Big Mama Thornton, Producer Norman Whitfield, Record Exec Suzanne De Passe and Jimmy Buffett. 

Zendaya returns to the big screen in the sports romance drama ‘Challengers’. She’s Currently Gracing the cover of Vogue Magazine, and she’ll be attending the Met Gala. 


Toy Story 5 is headed to theatres in 2026. Buzz Woody and all their friends will be back. 

Football Star Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs has been named the new host of the Amazone Prime Series Are You Smarter than a celebrity. 


Tyler Perry has just signed a Multi-Year deal with the BET Network. All of his shows have been renewed including Sistas, All the Queens Men,The Oval. And get ready for another Madea Movie later this year. Madeas Destination Wedding is coming to Netflix later this year. 


It’s Megan Thee Stallion on the cover of Womens Health, The Body Issue. 


Malcolm Jamal Warner has joined the cast of the Angela Bassett ABC Show 9-1-1. 

Good News for Cedric The Entertainer and Tichina Arnold their CBS Comedy show The Neighbors has been renewed for a 7th season. 


Babyface is bringing all his hit songs to Las Vegas for a Vegas Residency later this Summer 

Shemar Moore’s show S.W.A.T.  is coming back for a full season on CBS. 


Singer Brandy is coming to Disney Plus as Cinderella For the latest edition of The Descendants The Rise of Red July 12th. 


The CBS Talk show is ending in December and it will be replaced by the first black Soap Opera in 25 years called The Gates. 


Gladiator 2 with Denzel Washington, Paul Mescal and Pedro Pasqual hits theatres Nov. 22nd.Denzei is currently filming a new Spike Lee movie Called High, Low with Rapper Ice Spice. 



Congratulations to Ernie Isley of the Isley Brothers. He recently received a lifetime Achievement award from the Guitar Foundation. 

Congrats to Rapper Actor 50 Cents he just opened his new movie studio in Shreveport Louisiana, He’ll be producing TV Shows and Movies. 


The Daytime Emmys are airing on CBS June 7th. Tamron Hall, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson and The View are all nominated for Daytime Emmy’s. 


Actor/ Comedian Kevin Hart is coming home. The  Philly Native is embarking on a series of intimate shows. Hart will be at the Met Broad and Poplar Dec. 4th . 


Congrats to Tamron Hall. Her latest book is topping the best sellers list with her latest book ‘Watch where They Hide’. This Fall her first ever cookbook A Confident Cook: Recipes for Joyous N0-Pressure Fun in the kitchen. Her daily talk show the Tamron Hall Show has been renewed for a 6th season. 


Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s latest The Light We Carry is now available in Paperback form. 


Singer Ne-yo is the latest act to announce his residency in Las Vegas. 


Boyz to Men is coming to Atlantic city August 16th at the Borgata. 


The ABC TV show Greys Anatomy has been renewed for a 21st Season and the ABC show 9-1-1 with Angela Bassett has been renewed for an 8th season. 




Missy Elliott is going on her first tour Ever. Monday August 5th at the Wells Fargo Center It’s the Out of this World tour with Ciara, Busta Rhymes and Timbaland 


Queen Latifah is hosting The Great Stage Gala honoring Marian Anderson June 8th . Queen Latifah is hosting the concert which is the first to take place in Marian Anderson Hall the Home of the Philadelphia Orchestra.. The concert with the Phila Orchestra is happening Saturday June 8th  at Verizon Hall which is being renamed Marion Anderson Hall. Her CBS Show The Equalizer has been renewed for a 5th season. 


The Bob Marley Movie ‘One Love’ starring Kingsley Ben Adair is now streaming on Paramount Plus.  



A lot of exciting shows are coming to Philly next year at the Academy of Music Ensemble Arts Philly is presenting the Michael Jackson Musical “MJ” Jan. 8-19 

The Wiz June 3-15, this year it’s Hamilton Oct 29th-Nov 23 

Patti Labelle is coming to Atlantic City Friday June 7 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino 



The Love Hard Tour with Keyshia Cole, Jaheim, Trey Songz and K Michelle is returning to the area Saturday June 22 at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. 


The Queens of R&B tour is coming Saturday July 27th at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Xscape ,SWV, Mya, Total and 702. 


The O’Jays are coming to Atlantic City. Friday July 13th at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. 


Maxwell, Jazmine Sullivan and October London Tuesday September 24th at Wells Fargo Center. The Serenade Tour. 


Production on the Michael Jackson Movie has started. Director Antoine Fugua (Training Day) is directing. Jemaine Jacksons son Jafaar will be playing to King of Pop. The movie will cover his triumphs, the Highs and Lows of his career and well as his creative genius side. Philly Native Colman Domingo will be playing Joe Jackson in the movie. Joe was the Patriarch of the Family. Actress Nia Long will be playing Mom Katherine Jackson. The movie is coming out in 2025.Actor Larenz Tate has also been added to the cast as Berry Gordy. And Actor Kendrick Patrick is playing Quincy Jones. The MJ Musical is on its way to Philly.at the Academy of Music in 2025. 



Quinta Brunson is teaming up with Bill Hader, and Bowen Yang for an animated version of the Dr Seuss classic Cat in The Cat. The Emmy Winning Actress from Abott Elementary is also going to be the keynote Speaker at the upcoming Commencement address for Temple University. 

Denzel Washington and Spike Lee are joining forces again for the Apple TV Movie High/Low. 


Get ready for the Boyz to Men Bio pic. A movie is being made about the bestselling R&B Group of all time. 


BET’s Comic View is back on BET PLUS, after being absent for years the show is back. Kevin Hart is the executive Producer of the show and Mike Host is the Host. 


Another show happening on BET PLUS is Diarra from Detroit. The show is mysterious and funny, starring Deara Kilpatrick, Morris Chestnut and Phylicia Rashad. 


Power Book II: Ghost is ending. The show starring Michael J Rainey, Mary J Blige and Method Man is ending this year in two parts airing in June and September on STARZ. 



Congratulations to the new inductees of the Grammy music Hall of Fame De La Soul, Donna Summer I feel Love and Lauryn Hill The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. 



Simon Cowell the Judge who brought us American Idol and Americas Got Talent is developing a new talent show for Netflix. 


Avery Sunshine coming to Atlantic City with Eric Roberson at Caesars Friday June 21 


SWV and Xscape are teaming up for season 2 of their reality Show on Bravo. 



The 2024 Opening Ceremonies are happening July 26th live from Paris France and airing on NBC, the Peacock Network and IMAX Theaters across the country. 


Congratulations to Actress Viola Davis. She now has a Barbie Doll made in her honor. 



Don Lemon is back! The Former CNN Anchor was let go last year and now he is back with The Don Lemon Show, The show is airing on Youtube, and other social media outlets. 


Singer Gloria Gaynor is teaming up with Robin Roberts of Good Morning America and her production company to bring her Life story to the Lifetime Networks. 



Oscar Winning Actor Denzel Washington is headed back to Broadway to star in a new adaptation of Othello with Jake Gyllenhaal. Othello returns in 2025. 


Chris Brown is returning to Philly June 27th and 29th at the Wells Fargo Center 


Mike Tyson is returning to the boxing ring. July 20th the 57-year-old Tyson is fighting 27 yar old social media star Jake Paul. The boxing event is airing on NETFLIX. 


Congratulations to Singer Bobby Brown. Dr. Brown recently got his Doctorate Degree from the Leaders Esteem Christian Bible University.  


Get Ready for the Return of Jamie Foxx. At a recent awards show Foxx stated he will all about his recent illness that left him hospitalized for months.  He says he is doing a comedy show to talk about it and he and his daughter Corinne are coming back for Season 7 of Shazam. Their game show on Fox. 


Eddie Murphy is teaming up with KeKe Palmer for his new Prime Movie ‘The Pickup. It's a heist comedy that they are currently filming in Atlanta. Tim Story from the Barber Shop Movies is directing. 


Congratulations to Actress Gabourey Sidibe. She and her husband are expecting twins later this year, 


June 1st and 2nd its the Roots Picnic at the Mann Center for the Performing arts. Check out the Line up Jill Scott, Lil Wayne with the Roots , NAS, Victoria Monet, Adam Blackstone, Babyface, Muni Long, Robert Glasper, Tyla, Fantasia,Tasha Cobbs Leonard, October London, DJ Diamond Kuts, DJ Aktive, DJ DocB, DJRL, Andre 3000 with his Flute just to name a few. For more info go to RootsPicnic.com 


Author Terry McMillan is coming to the Lifetime network with a series of movies 



Mariah Carey is the latest Artist to open a Las Vegas Residency. She’s playing the MGM Grand in April. 



Chris Brown is coming to Philly June 27  June 29th at The Wells Fargo Center 


Earth Wind and Fire and Chicago are coming to the Freedom Mortgage Pavillion in Camden Wednesday July 31st. 


Usher is also coming to Philly! Friday August 30 and August 31st at the Wells Fargo Center. Tickets are on sale now. 

June 21st it’s an evening with John Legend at the Borgata in Atlantic City. 


Steve Harveys daughter Laurie Harvey will be featured in the upcoming Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. It's coming out in May. 


Tariji P Henson, Terrance Howard and Don Cheadle have joined the cast of the new Kevin Hart Peacock movie ‘Fight Night. The story is set in 1970 Muhammad Ali makes a return to boxing after being banned and it's the biggest fight night of the year. At the same time the elite and rich of Atlanta come together for a big party where they are robbed. Kevin Hart is producing this movie which also stars Samuel L Jackson and South Jersey native Dexter Darden (Maze Runner) is playing Muhammad Ali. In other Tariji P Henson news she has written her first Childrens Book ‘You can be a Good Friend, No Matter What’ the book is coming out June 18th 


Rapper, Actress, Talk Show Host and Philly Native Eve is writing a book about her life ‘Who’s That Girl” is coming out this Spring. 


Ge ready for the return of The Braxtons on WE TV. Tamar, Toni, Towanda, Trina and Mom Evelyn. Will be starring in the Braxtons on WE TV. This season will focus on Love, success, heartbreak and the dynamics dealing with the death of sister Traci. Private never before seen moments.  


Congratulation Emmy Winner Quinta Brunson and Abbott Elementary is being renewed for a 4th season. 


The Color Purple is streaming on HBO Max.   


The Nominees have been announced for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Who is going into the Hall. We will find out in the few weeks. The nominees include Mariah Carey, Cher, Sinead O’Conner, Mary J Blige, The Dave Matthews Band, Éric B and Rakim, Foreigner, Peter Frampton, Kool and the Gang, Lenny Kravitz, Sade, A Tribe called Quest and Ozzy Osborne. The ceremony will air later this year on Disney Plus and ABC. 



The Story of Celine Dion and her battle with Stiff Person Syndrome is coming to Prime. I won’t let this define me I am Celine. The 55-year-old Singing sensation is battling a rare Auto Immune Neurological Disorder that causes Muscle Stiffness and Painful Spasms, only 330 suffer from this in the US. The Documentary is streaming on June 25th 



Actor Colman Domingo has to be the Hottest Actor in Hollywood. The west Philly Native is starring in the Netflix Movie on Rustin, about Civil Rights Activist Bayard Rustin. Rustin was the Orchestrator of the March on Washington but never got the credit because he was an openly Gay Man. He has signed to play Joe Jackson in the Michael Jackson movie ‘MJ’ Directed by Antione Fuqua (Training Day) and he will Star and Direct in a movie about Nat King Cole) . 


The Dionne Warwick movie is finally happening. Actress Singer Teyanna Taylor is playing the Legendary Singer. 


Vivica A. Fox keeps a gig. She is going to be hosting a food competition show where families compete with their recipes. 10 thousand dollars is up for grabs. 


The RUN DMC Docuseries Kings from Queens is streaming now on the Peacock Network. The Hip Hop Legends started with two turntables and a microphone. Rev Run, Darryl McDaniel, and the Late Jam Master Jay. The group is known for their hits It’s Tricky, My Adidas, Walk this Way and Peter Piper. The docuseries will feature special appearances by Mc Lyte, LL Cool J, Big Daddy Kane, Ed Lover, The Beasties Boys Ice Cube and Doug E Fresh. 


Actor Anthony Anderson and Marsai Martin from Black ish fame are joining forces with Oscar Winner Viola Davis for the Thriller G20. The is about Terrorist who take over the G20 Summitt and Davis plays the President of the United States. 


Rapper/Actor Ludacris is coming to BET Plus he’s going to star in a dramedy about his life. 


Actor Jaleel White (Urkel Family Matters) has a new game show. Flipside will air on CBS stations. The game show is about whoever has the best Intuition on Human Behavior. 



Congrats to Master Funkateer George Clinton he got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last week. A documentary is being planned on his life and an upcoming movie with Eddie Murphy on Prime with Murphy playing Clinton. 



Congrats to Producer and Songwriter Timbaland, Rapper Snoop Dogg and The 70’s Super Duo Steely Dan they are being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. 


Look out for Janet Jackson she is returning to Philly with Rapper Nelly at the Wells Fargo Center Wednesday June 26th. 



Morris Chestnut is returning to TV in the Fox ‘Watson’. Chestnut is starring and producing the show about Dr Watson the longtime Partner of Sherlock Holmes solving Mystery's. 

Congrats to Actress Angela Bassett she was recently awarded an Honorary Oscar for her years of outstanding work. 


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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. 


Get ready for Bad Boys 4 with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence hitting Theatres June 7 2024 . Also coming out Next Summer. Eddie Murphy Axel Foley Beverly Hills Cop 4 on Netflix.                                                                                                                                                            




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. 



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



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. 


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. 



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