The first trailer has been released for the psychological thriller Repentance (formerly named Vipaka), starring Anthony Mackie and Forest Whitaker.
The film follows a life-coach/author, Thomas Carter (Mackie), who is mysteriously abducted by a troubled client, Angel Sanchez (Whitaker), who delves into Thomas’ teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma – action and reaction (aka Vipaka), against him to terrorize him and his family for their past sins.
Repentance also stars Mike Epps, Sanaa Lathan and Nicole Ari Parker and is scheduled to hit theaters February 28, 2014.
If you haven’t been watching American Horror Story: Coven, you have been missing out on some great acting from veteran actresses Angela Bassett, Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates. Not to mention, the storyline and symbolism of this latest season is interesting to dissect and debate about (especially on social media).
Check out the latest cover of Entertainment Weekly, featuring the stars of the show above. I will have to say that Angela Bassett is playing the ‘Voodoo Priestess” role to a T! Check out clip of her in action below..
With his X-Files mixtape, Chris Brown drops five new songs that didn’t make the final cut for his heavily-anticipated X album.
The 24 year-old took to Twitter to announce the news recently. Saying,
since we pushed the album back to December 3, on 11-19-13 ima release 5 new songs just for my fans. Love y’all. These 5 are bangers so y’all better buy X’ dammit!! Lol.
Singer/actress Jennifer Hudson and actor Jacob Latimore attend the ‘Black Nativity’ premiere at The Apollo Theater on Monday, November 18 in New York City.
The film, which is loosely based on a play from late American poet and writer Langston Hughes, follows Langston (Latimore) a Baltimore streetwise teen raised by a single mother (Hudson) who travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives.
A musical of sorts, it features a bunch of recording artists / singers including Tyrese, Luke James, Nas and more. You can also look out for co-stars Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett when the film officially hits theaters on November 27th.
Check out more photos from the premiere in our gallery above!
After recently inking a major label deal with Interscope Records, Mateo is definitely in good spirits.
The singer/songwriter stopped by the studios to chat about his upcoming debut effort, as well as working with veteran producer Kerry “Krucual” Brothers on the pending release.
He also opened up about growing up in a musical family, his musical inspirations and a whole lot more. Check out some snippets below:
MATEO ON GROWING UP IN A MUSICAL FAMILY:
I grew up in a musical family so we were always performing. I was forced to perform at every Thanksgiving or Christmas against my will. I hated it but it was apart of life. My grandfather was a jazz blues guitarist – he played for James Brown and my grandmother is a touring singer.
Rick Ross and his signature over sized tattooed frame covers the Nov/Dec issue of The Source Magazine.
The 37 year-old is promoting his upcoming 6th studio release, Mastermind (which is out next month on Def Jam). This also marks his 5th cover for the veteran hip-hop mag. Check out behind the scenes video below!
Singer Leona Lewis keeps warm in a white winter coat as she leaves Kiss FM after a radio interview on Thursday (November 14) in London, England.
The 28 year-old stopped by the station to promote her new Christmas album, Christmas, With Love (out November 29). The first single from the album is “One More Sleep” and you can check it out below.
Mariah Carey released the title track to her upcoming fourteenth studio album, The Art of Letting Go on Monday (November 11).
Premiered exclusively on FB and Youtube, the veteran singer added a note for her fans. Check out what she said below:
This is such a personal record to me. I wrote the lyrics so that anyone and everyone could relate to them and hopefully release anything that they need to let go of that’s holding them back or bringing them down. Thank you for sharing this experience with me!