OSCARS 2016: When the nominees were announced, the Internet exploded with cheers and a whole lot of jeers. A hashtag was even created to express concern over the lack of Black nominees. Read the full story by clicking “HOME” or the photo of past winners below.
MEET AND GREET for Bloggers and Journalists in Oakland, CA (Invite Only – fill out “Directory” form and use subject: MEET AND GREET for February 2016.) Want to score an invite to other exclusive, interactive fan viewing parties or celebrity meet and greet?
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HISTORY in the MAKING! Spike Lee wins an honorary Oscar Award after 25 years of snubs
Spike Lee may have waited over a quarter of a century for it to happen, but he finally can add the words: “Oscar Award Winner” to all of his titles. To see the full story and some amazing photos click “HOME.”
Steve Harvey’s 2015 Neighborhood Awards took over Atlanta and was a cool experience.
The 2015 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards was an amazing night to remember with a smashing performance by music icon Lauryn Hill and others.
The fire department had to be called because the legendary Lauryn Hill – who had at one point left the fans hanging for ten years – took the mic, gave an awesome performance and then left the stage on fire. Her performance was white hot!
She was honored at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards, and the soulful songstress made fans remember why Lauryn Hill is a musical icon.
ALL THE BIG MOMENTS at the 2015 BET AWARDS
BlacksinHollywood.com was LIVE on the scene and caught many of the moments for you from brunches at a posh Beverly Hills estate to hyper exclusive events like Debra Lee’s “PRE” to red carpet arrivals and official after parties.
This year’s event saw men being men and expressing their desire to ensure that young people know the difference between what it means to be a man and what it means to pretend to be a man. There was also a big effort put into combating the girly man trends that are being sported by actors like Jaden Smith who recently has taken to wearing make up and dresses. One actor even mentioned Jaden by name saying, “Come out or grow up.”
Men like artist Jidena, who’s monster track, “Classic Man,” is credited with rebirth of cool for the Black gentlemen movement, came dressed to impressed.
WATCH KYSSI’s HOME GOING CELEBRATION
After a very difficult battle with childhood cancer, Houston, TX-based Kyssi Andrews passed away. See the beautiful photos and video from her home going celebration by clicking HOME.
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Empire Album Release Party in NYC
Fans of the TV show, Empire, were delighted to attend the album release party. See all the photos and news about the event in the “GALLERY.” To be cast in upcoming TV shows and films, visit “HOME.”
Women of Power Summit “Purpose and Pearls Beach Party”
Guests of the Purpose & Pearls Beach Party arrived in casual resplendence for an all-in-white experience through a candlelit “white carpet” entry. The sea-view affair’s themes were regeneration and renewal, and featured pearl-inspired décor surrounded the atmosphere. Dropping a few of her own “pearls” life coach Carla Harris helped mark the 10th anniversary of Women of Power Summit.
Attendees included NBA Serge Ibaka Oklahoma City Thunder, NFL Legend Tiki Barber NY Giants, NFL Legend Curtis Martin NY Jets, Jameel, McClain NY Giants, NFL Legend Marcus Stroud Jacksonville Jaguars, NBA Jason Thompson Sacramento Kings, Saint Louis Rams Rodney Mcleod, NY Giants Walter Thurmond III, NY Giants Rashad Jennings, Houston Texan Charles James, Kansas City Chiefs Terrelle Pryor, SF 49er Chris Culliver, French Pro Basketball Player Alexandre’, Nicolai, Oakland Raider DJ Hayden, Oakland Raider Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders Charles Sims, Muhammad Wilkerson NY Jets, Shonn Greene Tennessee Titans, Sean James Minnesota Vikings, Crezdon Butler Detroit Lions, Prince Ray Pope college basketball star and model, Mel Smith VP Marketing of Cash Money Records and others.