Daily Archive: July 15, 2014

    NBA’s Kevin Durant the New Pitch Man for Sparkling Ice

    *Kevin Durant has signed another major endorsement deal since joining Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports. According to ESPN, the Oklahoma City Thunder forward signed a deal Monday to endorse Sparkling Ice, a zero calorie carbonated water drink that is one of the fastest growing beverage brands in the U.S. Terms weren’t disclosed. “I’ve always challenged […]

    Nikki ‘Hoopz’ Alexander and her Sisters Land Reality Show on Oxygen

    *Remember Hoopz from VH1′s  “Flavor of Love” and “I Love Money?” She’ll be back on TV this fall in her own reality show, “It Takes A Sister,” Oxygen announced Monday. The docuseries will follow Hoopz – real name Nikki Alexander – along with her five younger sisters (ages 24-31) and 11 nieces and nephews…all living […]

    Discovering Black Paris

    Ricki Stevenson, founder of Black Paris Tours joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss black history in one of the most popular cities in…

    John Ridley Signs Overall Deal with ABC Studios

    *John Ridley has a new home at ABC. The Oscar winning writer of “12 Years a Slave” has signed an overall deal with the network, entertainment president Paul Lee announced this morning at ABC’s TCA presentation. The pact with ABC Studios comes on the heel of ABC’s pickup of his dark drama pilot American Crime […]

    Mariah Carey Pics Before-And-After Photoshop (Watch)

    *Photographs showing Mariah Carey before and after airbrushing have leaked online. The website Jezebel has published before and after photoshopped pics of the 44-year-old from a Wonderland magazine shoot shot by Terry Richardson. In the altered images, Mariah’s appearance is adjusted to make her appear slimmer and more tanned. One before shot shows her posing […]