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Bond Postponed Again

Bond Postponed Again

Daniel Craig as James BondPhoto Credit: Universal James Bond fans, your wait just got longer. It seems even British secret agents are not immune to COVID-19.  The latest 007 movie, No Time To Die, was due for release in April 2020, then November 2020.  Now...

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Drake Album Delayed

Drake Album Delayed

Toronto rapper DrakePhoto credit: Drake Drake fans will wait a little longer for his Certified Lover Boy album. The album is the Toronto artist’s six studio full-length album and the follow-up to his 2018 chart-topping Scorpion. Drake teased his fans on Oct. 24, 2020...

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Jamaican Jazz Fest

Jamaican Jazz Fest

SevanaPhoto Credit: Jamaican Jazz and Blues Festival Jazz fans rejoice! The Jamaican Jazz and Blues Festival returns March 4-6, 2021.  This year’s festival is a virtual, interactive event with an artisan village and pre-festival band search. Other events include...

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Reggae Singer Dies

Reggae Singer Dies

Yvonne SterlingPhoto Credit: Jamaica Gleaner Yvonne Sterling, the Jamaican reggae singer, died in hospital on Jan. 18 after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. The singer, 64, was receiving treatment at Kingston Public Hospital.  Tamara Harrison, Sterling’s niece,...

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Nigerian Animated Film

Nigerian Animated Film

Lady Buckit And The Motley MopstersPhoto Credit: ID AFRICA Nigeria’s first animated film is packing the movie theatres across the West African nation.  Lady Buckit and the Motley Mopsters centres around the life of Bukky, a happy 8-year-old whose carefree life is...

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One Night In Miami

One Night In Miami

Aldis Hodge, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Leslie Odom Jr., Eli GoreePhoto Credit: Amazon Studios Take four black men, revered in their chosen fields, and put them together for one night.  That is the simple basis for Regina King’s directorial debut, One Night In Miami. But...

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MLK Biopic

MLK Biopic

Martin Luther King Jr. at the March on Washington in 1963. Photo Credit: Central Press/Getty Images It is common knowledge that the Federal Bureau of Investigation followed the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The depth of the FBI’s surveillance of King, and...

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Duke Bootee Dies

Duke Bootee Dies

Edward Fletcher, who wrote and performed under the name Duke Bootee.Photo Credit: Geoff L Johnson Photography Duke Bootee, who co-wrote and appeared on Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s classic “The Message” died Jan. 13 at the age of 69.  Born Edward...

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Lee Kids Honoured

Lee Kids Honoured

From left, Jackson Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee, Spike Lee, and Satchel Lee. Photo Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File Satchel and Jackson Lee, the daughter and son of award-winning director Spike Lee, are the 2021 Golden Globe Ambassadors. The Hollywood Foreign Press...

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J. Lo.’s New Video

J. Lo.’s New Video

Photo Credit: Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez released her new video for her song “In The Morning” and she looks like an angel. Lopez premiered the video on Triller, and it hits all online platforms on Jan. 15.  In the ethereal video, Lopez is an angel who loves...

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Malcolm & Marie

Malcolm & Marie

Malcom & Marie. Photo Credit: Netflix Sam Levinson’s new drama, Malcolm & Marie, starring John David Washington and Zendaya, launches on Netflix on Feb. 5.  The film follows the lives of Malcolm, a filmmaker, and his girlfriend, Marie, over the course of...

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CDN Black Music Awards

CDN Black Music Awards

Photo Credit: SOCAN Foundation The inaugural SiriusXM Black Canadian Music Awards were announced on Jan. 11 and the five winners are hip-hop artist Tobi, rapper Naya Ali, and R&B singer-songwriters Raahiim, Hunnah and Dylan Sinclair. The new award was announced in...

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