Roland Martin and HipHollywood’s Vanessa Barnett rundown which African American actors received Emmy Award nominations and who was snubbed by the Emmy voting committee. Lee Daniels took to social media to voice his displeasure after learning that Empire was left out of the Emmy nominations. In an Instagram video post with actor Jussie Smollett, Daniels is seen […]
Funnyman Marlon Wayans has inked a deal with Open Road Films for the upcoming spoof of the sultry Fifty Shades of Grey, titled Fifty Shades of Black. HipHollywood caught up with the longtime comedian/actor to talk about what inspired him to not only write the film, but also to produce and star as the leading […]
Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen, Mara Brock Akil and Issa Rae all grace the cover of the May edition of Essence Magazine for their “Game Changers” issue. Jamsin Simpkins and HipHollywood bring you this exclusive behind the scenes look at the women’s magazine photoshoot and their individual interviews talking about how they have changed the face of Hollywood, […]
HipHollywood recently caught up with Will Smith at the premiere of his new film, “Focus” and he shared what he learned to take on the role of a con man. “You know what I learned that was really cool, what the basis of a con is,” said Smith. “The concept of extraction and distraction, that […]
Alfre Woodard hosted her annual pre-Oscar party to celebrate African American women in film in the penthouse of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. HipHollywood was on hand to bring you an exclusive look at the festivities. This year guests included: Ava DuVernay, Viola Davis, Angela Bassett, Aisha Tyler, Rosario Dawson, Zoe Saldana and Kerry Washington. Washington told HipHollywood, “This event […]
Beyoncé puts a sexy, surprising new twist on her decade old song, “Crazy In Love” for the new movie “50 Shades of Grey.” The film’s director Sam Taylor-Johnson told HipHollywood, “That piece of music, when it was played, it was so pitch perfect.” Taylor-Johnson added, “[Beyoncé] just the perfect embodiment of a strong woman, a sort of […]
HipHollywood’s Jasmine Simpkins takes us down the Image Awards Red Carpet to showcase fashion at the NAACP Image Awards. Eva Marcille, Garcelle Beauvais, Demetria McKinney, Nikki Micheaux, Paula Jai Parker, Kerri Washington, Gabrielle Union, Angela Bassett, Tracee Ellis Ross and Sharon Leal all stunned on the red carpet. The fellas also rocked the Image Awards red carpet. Kem, Larenz Tate […]
HipHollywood’s Jasmine Simpkins chats with Nick Cannon about his directorial debut and new movie “School Dance”. Plus, Cannon talks about playing the role of Richard Prior in an upcoming biopic. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One.
Podcast Download During the premiere of Think Like a Man Too, stars walking the red carpet shared their well wishes for comedian Tracy Morgan. Hip Hollywood was there to capture the messages from Will Packer,Floyd Mayweather, Michelle Williams, Jerry Ferrara, Dennis Haysbert, Tank and Gary Owen. Check it out. Plus a highlight of the day’s top stories. All that and more in today’s edition of […]
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