Netflix’s ‘The Get Down’ to Return in April, Watch a New 15-Second Teaser [Video]

Fans of The Get Down have reason to celebrate this afternoon. Netflix has finally set a premiere date for part two of the hip-hop drama. The Get Down will return for the second half of its freshman season April 7. Part two of the Baz Luhrmann drama picks up a year after the midseason finale. Watch a 15-second teaser touting The …

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‘Empire’ Star Bryshere Gray Tapped to Star in Indie Drama ‘Canal Street’

Bryshere Gray is branching out. The Empire star has been tapped to star in the independent drama Canal Street. Per Variety: “Canal Street” is a story about the reasons for the deep-seated divisions within the city of Chicago and the city’s diversity, touching on themes of family, friendship, and forgiveness. “‘Canal Street’ is a visual and emotional tour guide that …

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Suge Knight’s Son Is Upset His Father Is Being Treated Like a ‘Mass Murderer’ in Jail

Suge Jacob Knight, the 21-year-old son of Suge Knight, is upset with the way his father is being treated while he’s in jail awaiting his murder trial. The trial has been moved to early summer as the defense claims it still needs to receive and review a “terabyte” of evidence from prosecutors, including recorded jail calls. Suge Jacob told reporters outside …

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Damon Wayans Jr. Lands Lead Role in FX Comedy Pilot ‘Singularity’

Damon Wayans Jr. has been cast in the FX comedy pilot Singularity. Per Deadline: [T]he comedy is set in a future when artificial intelligence greatly surpasses human intelligence, resulting in profound changes to our society. Wayans, who was sought-after for broadcast pilots with multiple offers, will play Doug, a guy who loves to be in the moment and is often …

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Sinéad O’Connor Apologizes for Saying Arsenio Hall Gave Prince Drugs

Sinéad O’Connor is apologizing for saying Arsenio Hall was a drug pusher for Prince. It’s unclear if she’s really sorry or if she’s just trying to avoid a lawsuit. We’d assume the latter. via Page Six: In May, Hall, 61, sued O’Connor for $5 million over a Facebook post in which she wrote, “Two words for the DEA investigating where Prince …

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Go Girl! Amber Rose Reveals She Bought Strip Club ‘Ace of Diamonds’ [Video]

Amber Rose took home the Vanguard Award at last night’s All Def Movie Awards presented by All Def Digital and Fusion. As she accepted her award — given for her work on social justice projects like the ‘Slut Walk’ — Amber announced that she recently purchased popular strip club Ace of Diamonds. Given her past as a stripper, this is …

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Anthony Anderson to Host ABC’s Post-Oscar Special ‘Live From Hollywood: The After Party’

Anthony Anderson continues to add to his resume. The black-ish star has been tapped to host ABC’s post-Oscar special Live From Hollywood: The After Party.  According to Deadline, the special will feature additional red carpet interviews with celebrities and backstage interviews with the night’s big winners. Anthony has been the go-to guy as of late for hosting duties. Along with hosting ABC’s …

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Protests Erupt After Off-Duty Police Officer Drags 13-Year-Old Boy Onto His Property and Opens Fire [Video]

At least 24 people were arrested on Wednesday night after protesters took to the streets of Anaheim, Calif. demanding the arrest of an off-duty cop. The officer was caught on video firing his gun during a confrontation with a group of teenagers earlier this week, officials said. Protesters take to streets in #Anaheim after off-duty LAPD officer confrontation with teens …

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Just NASTY! 2 Chainz’s Atlanta Restaurant Flunks Its Health Inspection [Video]

2 Chainz’s Atlanta restaurant, Escobar Restaurant and Tapas, has failed its first health inspection since it opened back in December 2016. The Georgia Department of Public Health gave the establishment a grade of “U” or 59 out of 100 points after a nearly two-hour inspection earlier this week. The report cited raw seafood next to utensils, black and red mold-like …

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Darius McCrary Denies Abuse Allegations, Claims His Estranged Wife Is Lying & Just Out for Money

Darius McCrary is responding to his wife’s abuse claims  by denying her accusations and suggesting she’s just out for some of his money. via TMZ: The former “Family Matters” star says Tammy Brawner lied when she stated in legal docs he was repeatedly abusing her and their infant daughter. McCrary’s attorney Glen T. Jonas tells TMZ, Brawner “is no victim …

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