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  • Common steps into civil rights protest

    Common steps into civil rights protest
    If I wasn't already impressed with Chicago hip-hop artist and actor Common, his recent performance at the Black Entertainment Television Awards gave me more reason to like and admire the superstar. During a nationally televised hip-hop awards show...
  • TV picks for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 6

    The fall TV season starts in a month and darned if you can't tell it by the near complete absence of interesting television available to us. Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service," 7 p.m., PBS: They could...
  • Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' Dancer Bitten by Snake During VMA Rehearsal

    During rehearsals for Nicki Minaj's upcoming VMA performance of new single, "Anaconda," a backup dancer was bitten by a 6-foot snake after she startled the reptile on stage, according to a report by TMZ. The dancer, whose name is unknown, is being...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Beyond the Lights'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Beyond the Lights" is a strange beast, . Yet writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood ("Love and Basketball") nonetheless manages to fit all the warring elements of her screenplay into an undeniably entertaining, attractive...
  • Usher to perform on the MTV Video Music Awards

    Usher to perform on the MTV Video Music Awards
    Usher is the latest addition to the list of performers slated for the MTV Video Music Awards, the network revealed to Pop & Hiss. MTV was expected to announce the appearance early Wednesday via its social media platforms, The multi-platinum Grammy...
  • Preparations for BET Experience event reach fever pitch

     Preparations for BET Experience event reach fever pitch
    Days before the Friday launch of the second annual BET Experience, L.A. Live was packed with workers feverishly getting ready for the three-day festival. Inside Staples Center, crews were preparing the arena for a weekend of shows that will include...
  • BET Experience 2014: Awards show prep, Future get the party started

    BET Experience 2014: Awards show prep, Future get the party started
    Before tens of thousands of attendees flooded the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday afternoon for two days of free concerts and endless celebrity-spotting as part of the 2014 BET Experience at L.A. Live, rehearsals were underway for the awards...
  • One dead, 4 wounded in BET Awards unofficial party shooting

    One person was killed and four others wounded in a shooting early on Sunday at an unofficial pre-party in Los Angeles ahead of the Black Entertainment Television Awards show, police said. The gunman fired several rounds at the gathering, which BET...
  • Man Stabbed at BET Awards Pre-Party

    Leading up to Sunday night's BET Awards, a man was stabbed at a pre-party Saturday night and transferred to a local hospital, a LAPD spokesperson confirmed. The victim, a man in his 30s, was stabbed at LA's Lure Nightclub at 1439 Ivar Ave at 8:50, police...
  • BET Awards Live Blog: Lionel Richie Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...
  • Did Nicki Minaj diss Iggy Azalea at BET Awards?

    Did Nicki Minaj diss Iggy Azalea at BET Awards?
    During last night's BET Awards, Nicki Minaj won the Best Female Hip Hop Artist award for the fifth year in a row. (Whether we should be celebrating Minaj's dominance considering the dearth of competition in the category is another story. One of the...