Even though Aloe Blacc has been in the music game for almost two decades, the Cali native has only his second big hit on his hands with the popular song, “The Man”.
You may remember his other hit, “I Need a Dollar” from the now defunct HBO series, How to Make It in America. The current single has been used in many commercials and is making the artist a household name.
Check out the official video for “The Man” above. Look out for his album, Lift Your Spirit when it hits stores on March 11.
Idris Elba was spotted heading to a special event in honor of the late Nelson Mandela at Westminster Abbey on Monday (March 3).
The 41 year-old, who played Mandela in the recent movie Long Walk To Freedom, attended a National Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the life of the South African pioneer.
Other notables at the event were Prince Harry, South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Prime Minister David Cameron and Mandela’s daughters Zenani Mandela-Dlamini and Zindzi Mandela.
Bobby V released his new video “Never Give Up” this week.
Reported to be a fan favorite from his latest E.P. Peach Moon, the track is meant to inspire everyone to “never give up on love”..
Check it out above.
Just last year it was reported Allen Iverson had hit rock bottom. Friends were worried about his mental health and financial status. However, 2014 seems to be brighter to the former NBA rockstar.
The 38 year-old was honored by the Philadelphia 76ers this past weekend in a much talked about event. They retired his #3 jersey and as his family looked on, “The Answer” thanked Philly for all their support.
Check out some of what he said below..
You have to show me the fool that says dreams don’t come true. Because they do. I love you, Philadelphia. I love y’all for accepting me and letting me be me. Letting me make my mistakes, letting me be human, let me learn from them. Just embracing me and making this my home forever.
Ok this is gonna be the last Oscar post! Will & Jada Smith give us subdued looks at Vanity Fair’s Annual Oscar Party early Monday morning (March 3) in Hollywood.
They were among the many celebs who attended the swanky Academy Awards related event.
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Riding high off of her first Oscar win, Kenyan beauty Lupita Nyong’o stopped by Ellen to talk about the experience.
She admitted she hadn’t slept since the show and attended various after parties but everything was a blur.
The 31 year-old also talked about the infamous selfie photo that shut down twitter. There was one person in the shot that upstaged her – her younger brother Junior!
Check out PART 2 of her Ellen appearance below.
After the long broadcast that was the Oscars, some people stayed up even later to check out the Annual Jimmy Kimmel ‘Late Night’ Oscar special.
The host took popular youtube videos and created “big-budgeted” trailers starring real life Oscar nominees.
Check out his “Sweet Brown” trailer that stars Queen Latifah as the internationally known Sweet Brown.
The trailer also has special appearances by Matt Damon, Oscar nominated Barkhad Abdi and even Sweet Brown herself!
It was a night of wins for the movie 12 Years A Slave! The Steve McQueen directed drama was an adaptation of the 1853 memoir of the same name by Solomon Northup – a free man kidnapped into slavery.
Brad Pitt (who co-starred in the film), was highly involved in the production side and McQueen said during his acceptance speech that the movie may not have been made without his help.
12 Years a Slave also took home the best adapted screenplay Oscar – writer John Ridley (pictured below) thanked Solomon Northup for sharing his story for the world to know.