One on One with Kevin Hart
Oct05

One on One with Kevin Hart

Since his breakout role in the Judd Apatow TV series, Undeclared in 2000’s, Kevin Hart has made a lasting impact on the comedy world. Hart’s 2008 stand-up project, I’m a Little Grown Man, has continued to inspire the next waves of comedians to step outside of the box. His forthrightness, paired with his passion for helping fellow comedians break the glass ceiling, keeps his fans wanting more. With his newest stand-up special What Now set to be released in later this year, and branching out into retail with the launch of his Nike performance sneaker, Kevin Hart is said to be one of the busiest men in Hollywood.

One on One with Kerry Washington
Apr06

One on One with Kerry Washington

New York Native Kerry Washington has come a long way since her 2000 debut in the independent film “Our Song”. With her starring role as Olivia Pope in the hit ABC drama, “Scandal”, she became the first African American woman to headline a network TV show since the 1974 short-lived series “Get Christie Love”. In 2013, Washington earned her first primetime Emmy nomination and in 2014, Time Magazine named her as one of the “Most Influential People in the World”.

Now, Washington is executive producing as well as starring as Anita Hill in the upcoming HBO project, “Confirmation”.

One on One: Michael B. Jordan
Dec07

One on One: Michael B. Jordan

At just 28, Michael B. Jordan has amassed the kind of acting resume that would intimidate a great many veteran actors, from his roles in such critically acclaimed TV series as “The Wire”, “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood”, to his work in box office hits like “Red Tails”, “Fantastic Four” and the Oscar nominated “Fruitvale Station”. Last month, he added to that impressive list with the opening of “Creed” in which he stars as an up-and-coming fighter Adonis Creed, the son of world heavy weight champion Apollo Creed, who is trained by the legendary “Rocky” Balboa.

One on One: Margaret Avery
Nov06

One on One: Margaret Avery

The beautiful and talented Margaret ‘Shug’ Avery began acting in TV and stage plays in in the 70’s, winning The Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for “Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie” in 1973. Avery’s film career began taking off with the popular “blaxploitation” films “Cool Breeze” and “Hell Up In Harlem”, but she is famously known for her role as Shug Avery in the classic film “The Color Purple”. The Mangum, Oklahoma native currently co-stars alongside Gabrielle Union and Richard Roundtree on BET's #1 Hit Drama 'Being Mary Jane' as family matriarch and Lupus victim, Helen Patterson. With a career spanning four decades, the singer/actress shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

One On One: Iyanla Vanzant
Oct05

One On One: Iyanla Vanzant

She first came to fame dishing out tough love on The Oprah Winfrey Show and went on to become a household name in the black community as the host of “Iyanla: Fix My Life”—the number one reality show on the OWN network—but the Brooklyn, New York native is also a lawyer, accomplished author, life coach and relationship expert. The author of 15 published books, five of which are New York Times best sellers translated in 23 languages, is currently on Season 5 of her highly rated series.

One On One: Ice Cube
Sep02

One On One: Ice Cube

Born O'Shea Jackson in Compton, CA, rapper Ice Cube and his controversial nineties gangsta rap group N.W.A. influenced a generation with their storytelling lyrics of life in the ‘hood. These days, Ice Cube is a husband, father, actor, writer and producer known for “Boyz n the Hood,” “Friday,” “Barbershop,” “Are We There Yet?” “21 Jump Street,” “Ride Along” and, of course—the No. 1 movie at the box office with $60.2 million opening weekend—“Straight Outta Compton,” a biopic based on his iconic music making days with Dr. Dre and Eazy E, starring his son O'Shea Jackson Jr.

 

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