‘Black-ish’ star Yara Shahidi was accepted into every college she applied to
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‘Black-ish’ star Yara Shahidi was accepted into every college she applied to

BLACK-ISH STAR Yara Shahidi has revealed she was accepted into every college she applied to. The 17-year-old, who had her recommendation letter written by former First Lady Michelle Obama, told Seventeen that all that is left to do is decide where she will go. “I did get all of my college acceptances, and I’m keeping … Continue reading

Actress Amber Riley wins Best Actress at the Olivier Awards for her role in West End’s ‘Dreamgirls’
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Actress Amber Riley wins Best Actress at the Olivier Awards for her role in West End’s ‘Dreamgirls’

US ACTRESS Amber Riley won the Best Actress Olivier Award for her role in West End’s Dreamgirls at the annual ceremony last night (April 9). The former Glee star plays Effie Smith – the role that won Jennifer Hudson an Academy Award and Golden Globe for her portrayal in the 2006 musical drama – in the … Continue reading

US TV series ‘Falling Water’, starring British actor David Ajala, renewed for second season
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US TV series ‘Falling Water’, starring British actor David Ajala, renewed for second season

US TV series Falling Water starring British actor David Ajala has been renewed for a second season. The supernatural drama thriller follows “three unrelated people whose worlds collide when they discover newfound abilities to manipulate dreams – and, by extension, the dreamers themselves,” according to Deadline. “They must determine how to use their gifts once … Continue reading

Orphaned as a child, ballerina Michaela DePrince is the choreographer behind Beyoncé’s ‘Freedom’ music video
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Orphaned as a child, ballerina Michaela DePrince is the choreographer behind Beyoncé’s ‘Freedom’ music video

TALENTED BALLERINA Michaela DePrince was born in Sierra Leone in 1995 during the civil war. At age three, she lost both her parents and was sent to an orphanage before she and her best friend were adopted by an American couple when they were four. Fast forward to today and the 22-year-old is now a … Continue reading

Beyoncé top choice to join Donald Glover and James Earl Jones in ‘Lion King’ remake as voice of Nala
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Beyoncé top choice to join Donald Glover and James Earl Jones in ‘Lion King’ remake as voice of Nala

BEYONCE MAY be lured back to the big screen to voice the character of Nala in the live-action remake of ‘Lion King’, it has been revealed. According to Variety, the superstar is the director John Favreau’s first choice to voice the role of Nala alongside Atlanta’s Donald Glover who was recently confirmed to voice Simba. … Continue reading

Meet US-born Eric Underwood, a soloist in London’s Royal Ballet since 2006, challenging perceptions of black men in ballet
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Meet US-born Eric Underwood, a soloist in London’s Royal Ballet since 2006, challenging perceptions of black men in ballet

US-BORN dancer Eric Underwood has been with the Royal Ballet for nearly 10 years, after being spotted at the age of 21 while on tour with the American Ballet Theatre in London. He has since danced the lead in Swan Lake, Sylvia and Manon, and Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland. The 32-year-old came to ballet as … Continue reading