NELSON MANDELA DEAD AT THE AGE OF 95
CBS News is reporting that former South African President Nelson Mandela died this evening in South Africa at the age of 95. Mandela became President four years after his release from prison in 1990, and a symbol for peace and equality all over the world. He had been in frail health for the better part of this year, and was at home when he died. He was 95 years old. You served this world well. Rest in peace, Madiba!
LANCE RIDDICK OF “THE WIRE”, “FRINGE” FAME, SET TO JOIN “AMERICAN HORROR STORY” (VIDEO)
Actor Lance Riddick, whom we loved as Cedric Daniels in the HBO show “The Wire” and is also known for his roles on “Lost” and “Fringe” has signed on to the highly popular show “American Horror Story”. His character will be tied in to the backstory of Angela Bassett’s character Marie Laveau and, according to “AHM” creator Ryan Murphy, will give fans an insight on why Bassett’s Laveau looks so good (souls for sale, anyone?). No word on when his first episodes will air. Click the television to watch Angela Bassett give some of the backstory on Marie Laveau.
#TBT - EDDIE MURPHY STARS IN “BEVERLY HILLS COP” (TRAILER)
Long before he became a megastar and an Academy Award nominee, Eddie Murphy was a comedian fresh off of “SNL” who aspired to a career in the movie business. While this wasn’t his first movie appearance, his role as Detroit cop Axel Foley in the movie “Beverly Hills Cop”, released on this date in 1984, launched him into movie stardom! Click the television to watch the original trailer!
"THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN 2" (OFFICIAL TRAILER)
Sony pictures released the full trailer for the latest installment of the “Spiderman” series. Click the television to watch the trailer for the movie, which lands in theaters next Summer!
CHARLIE MURPHY TELLS HOW HE GOT INTO STANDUP AND THE LOSS OF HIS WIFE ON “ARSENIO” (VIDEO)
Most people know Charlie Murphy as the funny guy from Dave Chappelle’s “Chappelle Show” or as Eddie Murphy’s brother and assume that his road to the standup comedy stage has been an easy one. During an appearance on old friend Arsenio Hall’s late night show, Murphy tells a different story and also talks about how he continued on as a single parent after the loss of his wife to cancer.
R. KELLY TALKS ABOUT THE INSPIRATION FOR HIS NEW ALBUM TITLE “BLACK PANTIES”, ON “KIMMEL” (VIDEO)
R. Kelly stopped by Jimmy Kimmel’s show on Wednesday to promote the release of his new album “Black Panties”. Click the television to watch Kelly talk about the concert that inspired the album’s title, and how he knows that he’s a sex genius! (Boom chicka wow wow!) The album “Sex Genius” hits stores on December 10th!
NEW VIDEO: JUSTIN BIEBER “ALL THAT MATTERS” (VIDEO)
Justin Bieber’s taking a more adult, R&B-inspired approach on his newest single “All That Matters”. Click the television to watch Justin get his grown-man on with a blonde woman who is now the envy of Beliebers everywhere!
MARY J. BLIGE GOES GLAM IN “MY FAVORITE THINGS” (VIDEO)
Mary J. Blige released the newest video for her holiday album “A Mary Christmas”, and she is looking positively SNATCHED TO THE GODS! Click the television to watch!
HAS TRIBE CALLED QUEST PERFORMED FOR THE LAST TIME EVER? QTIP EXPLAINS (VIDEO)
Rap Radar’s Elliot Wilson sits down for a rare interview with A Tribe Called Quest co-frontman Q-Tip for Jay-Z’s Life +Times and talks about his recent collaboration with Busta Rhymes, his upcoming album, his life as a DJ, and if ATCQ’s New York’s performance for Kanye’s Yeezus tour was their last as a group. Click the television to watch!