Thursday, August 18, 2022

Entertainment

The photographer who “smoothed” actress Lupita Nyong’o’s hair for the cover of Grazia magazine has apologized, saying he made a “incredibly monumental mistake.” Photographer An Le, who was born in Saigon, Vietnam but now lives and runs a studio in...
Essence is coming to Memphis for the first time! Not Nashville, not Birmingham but right here to our hometown. They have partnered with Ford for the My City, 4 Ways tour to throw a fabulous shindig at Propcellar (2585 Summer Ave.)...
Ray Fisher was born in Baltimore (September 8, 1987) and raised in Lawnside, N.J., where he developed an interest in acting while still in high school. He attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy before launching his career. In 2016,...
(YouTube) Tuesday, Donna Brazile appeared on ABC’s The View and was poised to address controversy head on. During a brief but spirited interrogation by View cohost Meghan McCain – daughter of Republican Senator John McCain – the former DNC interim chair...
Tyrese has shown some erratic behavior over the last few weeks and he is now explaining why. According to him, it’s his new medication that is to blame. He caused a stir when he had an online meltdown but says...
by Brenda Sanders, Special to The New Tri-State Defender How do you get to Lodz, Poland. Well, one route is to be born in Chicago, reared in Clarksdale, Miss. and honed as an actor in Memphis. Delvyn Brown traveled that path....
by Brianna Alexis Smith [email protected] October 6-7 – The First Annual Mempho Music Festival was created to blend today’s best sounds with Memphis’ storied musical heritage, creating a festival experience filled with music, food and nature that appeals to people of...
After consuming a sickening amount of “black death porn”—that is, black folks being killed by police on video—one could deduce that it is a precarious situation whenever an African American gets pulled over by police—regardless of social standing, celebrity,...
The Memphis City Council voted Tuesday to stop the Beale Street Bucks program – bringing an end to the controversial fee after years of debate. The motion, proposed by council member Jamita Swearengen (District 4), came during a discussion about...
First of all, thanks to everyone who reached out and prayed for me and my family after my dad, Bernal E. Smith II, suddenly passed away. And to my dad: Rest in peace — I will love you forever. Here’s...