Category:Entertainment

Read the rest of this entry » Raven-Symone Says She’s Not African-American, Why It’s Problematic
07
Oct
2014
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Raven-Symone Says She’s Not African-American, Why It’s Problematic

Raven-Symone has declared war on labels. During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the former child star touched on her sexuality and race, categorically rejecting being called gay or African-American. “I’m tired of being labeled. I want to be labeled a human who loves humans,” Symone said, admitting that she is in love with her partner, who is a […]

Read the rest of this entry » The Danger In Nicki Minaj and Big Booty Culture
28
Jul
2014

The Danger In Nicki Minaj and Big Booty Culture

Everyone is talking about Nicki Minaj’s butt. Ever since the female rapper released the cover art for her new single “Anaconda” (pictured above) – which shows her squating, backed turned to the camera in a g-string, with her ass in full view – many took Minaj to task for exploiting her body for music sales and […]

Read the rest of this entry » Monifah Talks Being A Newlywed, Same-Sex Marriage Movement [Exclusive]
02
Jul
2014
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Monifah Talks Being A Newlywed, Same-Sex Marriage Movement [Exclusive]

Check out my CentricTV.com interview with singer and “R&B Divas” star Monifah Carter… Without question, when it comes to Black representations of LGBT people in Hollywood, singer Monifah stands at the frontline. Stepping back into the spotlight since her glory days in the ‘90s, the R&B diva has become a vocal activist for gay, lesbian, bisexual and […]

Read the rest of this entry » Where R. Kelly Went Wrong In Response To Transgender Teen
25
Jun
2014
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Where R. Kelly Went Wrong In Response To Transgender Teen

My commentary via CentricTV.com… Is R. Kelly ashamed of his transgender teen? That’s what inquiring minds wanted to know when the megastar singer remained radio silent after news broke that his child, Jay Kelly, 13, had publicly identified as transgender. “R. Kelly’s Daughter Turns Male” read one of the many eye-catching headlines that dominated the news cycle for […]

Read the rest of this entry » Necole Bitchie: More Than Just A Blogger [Exclusive]
23
Jun
2014
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Necole Bitchie: More Than Just A Blogger [Exclusive]

Check out my very personal interview with celebrity blogger Necole Kane of NecoleBitchie.com. It’s by far one of my favorites: Two minutes into her interview with CentricTV.com, Necole Kane, widely known by the moniker “Necole Bitchie,” is in tears. “Damn. Every time someone brings up my parents…” she says before stopping mid sentence to dry her […]

Read the rest of this entry » ‘Basketball Wives LA’ Star Jackie Christie, A Jack Of All Trades [Exclusive]
06
May
2014
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‘Basketball Wives LA’ Star Jackie Christie, A Jack Of All Trades [Exclusive]

Check out my exclusive interview with Jackie Christie via BlackEnterprise.com: Jackie Christie may be the better half of former NBA star Doug Christie, but rest assured she’s no trophy wife. Best known these days as the star of VH1′s Basketball Wives LA, over the last 20 years Christie has been a tenacious business woman, with her […]

Read the rest of this entry » Stop Silencing Women: Why Domestic Violence Is No Laughing Matter

Stop Silencing Women: Why Domestic Violence Is No Laughing Matter

Via CentricTV.com: Domestic violence has taken center stage yet again in the press thanks to D.L. Hughley’s major fail of a joke when he called Columbus Short’s wife Tanee McCall-Short “thirsty” on his morning radio show, because she accused her husband of being physically abusive. Instead of treating it as a serious news story, Hughley decided to spew a […]

Read the rest of this entry » Album Review: August Alsina – ‘Testimony’
17
Apr
2014
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Album Review: August Alsina – ‘Testimony’

Everyone loves a good story, and August Alsina has quite one to tell. The singer’s rag-to-riches tale is captivating but, as documented on his debut album, Testimony, he could’ve been just another statistic. Luckily for Alsina, rather than ending up six-feet under or behind bars in the mean streets of New Orleans, he ended up […]

Read the rest of this entry » Gerren Keith Gaynor Guest Talks on ‘Huffington Post Live’
07
Apr
2014

Gerren Keith Gaynor Guest Talks on ‘Huffington Post Live’

I recently appeared on HuffPost Live on a segment called “Where Did All The Divas Go?” to discuss the decline of the “diva” and whether it has lost its meaning or significance over the years. Check out the video and accompanying article: Aretha. Celine. Whitney. Mariah. The ultimate divas. Miley. Katy. RiRi. Gaga. The … ummm? We hardly […]

Read the rest of this entry » Ledisi on Living Your Truth and Loving The Skin You’re In [Exclusive]
12
Mar
2014
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Ledisi on Living Your Truth and Loving The Skin You’re In [Exclusive]

Check out my exclusive interview with Ledisi via CentricTV.com: If you’ve seen Ledisi as of late, you probably took a double take. The powerhouse soul singer not only sounds better than ever, but she looks it too. Ever since debuting her slimmer frame and sexier image at Black Girls Rock! late last year, the music world and […]

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