Watch: Oprah Surprises Superfan Tiffany Haddish On ‘Ellen’

Oprah Winfrey sprung quite the surprise on rising star Tiffany Haddish today.

The latter, who has long professed her love for the media mogul, was being interviewed on the Ellen show about her many endeavours – including her hosting gig at the MTV Movie Awards.

During the hilarious segment, Ellen brought out Oprah whose very presence made a longtime wish of the comedienne come true.

Watch the touching moment after the jump…

Too cute!

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Tisha Campbell Files For Divorce From Duane Martin After 20 Years Of Marriage

Another couple bites the dust, and sadly this time it’s Tisha Campbell and Duane Martin. 

Full story below…

In statement to PEOPLE, 49-year-old Campbell announced that her 20 year marriage is being brought to an end.

She said:

“After 27 years of being together and two amazing children, it pains me to announce that I’ve filed for divorce.

It’s an emotional time and I graciously ask for privacy for me, our children and the rest of our family.”

Campbell, who rose to prominence on 90s sitcom ‘Martin’ and also starred in ‘My Wife And Kids,’ has two sons with ‘All Of Us’ actor Martin (52) – Ezekiel, 8, and Xen, 16.

Super sad news. We wish them the best moving forward.

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Beyonce & JAY-Z Tour Talk Heats Up After Joint Ticketmaster Page Appears

Anticipation for a joint tour between Beyonce and JAY-Z has reached fever pitch after a mysterious entry popped up on Ticketmaster.

Details below…

As reported, sources close to the power couple are quoted as saying that they’d be heading out on the road together for a follow-up to 2014’s ‘On The Run Tour.’

And while the rumored All-Star Weekend announcement window came and went without news, fans were sent into a frenzy today when the following appeared online:

The entry, which also appeared on the US version of the site, has since been pulled down. But, given the pre-chatter, this is hardly a fantasized listing.

Echoing earlier sentiments, we’d much prefer a solo Bey tour in support of a new album. But there are a few realities to consider. Like, who knows if there even is an album ready at this point. Also, with The Carter clan growing by two with the arrival of twins Rumi and Sir (who are still under a year old), it kinda kinda figures why they’d want to do things together.

In any case, it certainly seems like something is brewing and with Bey’s Coachella around the corner, it looks like we’ll have answers imminently.

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Tiffany Haddish To Host The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

In the absence of work to promote, Mo’Nique is doing the media rounds to plug her much discussed Netflix boycott.

The latest stop was The View, where things got a little…tense.

See what we mean below…

Mo’ first relayed her issue with the streaming service over what she deemed a combination of gender and race bias.

She then segue-wayed into Hollywood’s bigger issue with under-compensating and used her row over promoting ‘Precious’ as an example.

Indeed, as most will recall, she demanded to be compensated from the film studio to promote the movie internationally. She would later go on to claim that director Lee Daniels (who, along with Oprah Winfrey, tried to convince her to participate in promotion) let her know that she had been “blacklisted” due to her lack of compliance.

When sharing her stance, anchor Whoopi Goldberg interrupted to remind her that such promo is part of her contractual obligation when signing on to any film.

Watch how Mo’ reacted below…

At this point, it legitimately feels as though Mo’Nique is primarily protesting her various career missteps and the ramifications they’ve caused her.

Make no mistake, there is a huge issue with minorities not receiving their due. Indeed, Viola Davis recently spoke up about such.

But with Mo’Nique, her dramas are far too plentiful for it to always be somebody else’s fault. Far too plentiful.

Hence, for that reason, it was warming to see Whoopi check her. Albeit classily.

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Tiffany Haddish To Host The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Tiffany Haddish‘s bank of blessings just received another deposit.

Because the comedienne has just secured yet another gig: she has been announced as the host of the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards.

Full story below…

The ‘Girls Trip’ star will officially preside over the ceremony on June 18th.

On why they tapped her for the gig, MTV said in a statement:

“Tiffany Haddish is quickly establishing herself as one of the most sought-after actresses and comedic talents in television and film.”

The hosting gig comes in the midst of the 38-year-old’s mounting list of jobs this year; beyond her newly announced Netflix animation series, she’ll next be seen alongside Tracy Morgan on TBS sitcom ‘The Last O.G’ (which debuts April 3rd). Thereafter, she’ll be starring in the movie ‘Night School’ with Kevin Hart. That title has a September 28th arrival date. All of this in the wake of her inking a  game-changing first-look deal with HBO for her She Ready production company.

Slay!

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Surprise! Janelle Monae Drops TWO New Videos – ‘Make Me Feel’ Video & ‘Django Jane’

Janelle Monae has powered up her ‘Dirty Computer.’

The eclectic singer last week announced the set as her upcoming visual album and today premiered its first two videos – ‘Make Me Feel’  and ‘Django Jane.’

The visual for ‘Feel’ (a jam  which samples Prince‘s ‘Kiss’) was directed by Alan Ferguson, while the clip for ‘Django’ was helmed by Andrew Donoho and Chuck Lightening.

What are you waiting for? Check out both after the jump…

A double dose of fire!

It’s clear Ms. Monae is going all out for her third swing of the bat.

The visuals were slick, envelope pushing, and tell a compelling story.

Welcome back!

‘Make Me Feel’ and ‘Django Jane’ are both lifted from Monae’s new LP ‘Dirty Computer,’ which arrives April 27th.

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Chloe x Halle Announce Debut Album ‘The Kids Are Alright’

Beyonce protégés Chloe x Halle are ready for their close-up.

The Soul-filled sisters have announced their debut album ‘The Kids Are Alright.’

Full story below…

Due March 23rd, the set marks the first full-length release from the Parkwood Entertainment pair.

It’s also their first to fully benefit from the buzz they’ve generated from their role in ‘Grown-ish’ and various musical releases.

Coming in at 16-tracks, the set precedes their hotly anticipated performance at Coachella.

We’re amped! Are you?

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Stream: Mila J – ‘February 2018’

Mila J strikes new musical ground with a brand new EP.

Named? ‘February 2018.’

The set arrives as the performer makes a fresh attempt to soar in a lane currently dominated by SZA , Atlantic’s Kehlani and her sister Jhene Aiko.

Right now bartender, right now
Po’ up a shot
So I could be gone
So I could leave here before the DJ plays this song
So nobody else could wonder why the pretty girl’s alone
I hope you know

Does the six-track project do enough to propel Mila’s career to higher ground?

Press play and weigh in on what you hear below…

They sign the check
While I order one more round of dark liquor
I think dark liquor’s the best.

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Behind The Scenes: Remy Ma & Chris Brown – ‘Melanin Magic’ Video


Remy Ma sprinkled a little ‘Melanin Magic’ on the masses when she debuted her newest single last month.

The Chris Brown assisted jam is the latest to be lifted from the rapper’s long-awaited sophomore album ‘Seven Winters & Six Summers.’

With its slick video receiving glowing reviews for its celebration of the brown hue, Remy takes the masses behind the scenes to see how the clip (which she co-directed) was pieced together.

Check it out below…

Loving this song and video and hope it garners to the success it deserves.

Hindsight is 20/20, but it would have been such a slay if she had this ready to drop in the immediate aftermath of ‘Shether.’ Pausing to take in the applause saw her spend a lot of her momentum without a product to benefit from it.

Now, she’s kind of has an uphill journey ahead of her.

Still, the material is on par. She just needs to hit the promo trail and fast.

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Watch: Rita Ora Rocks The 2018 BRIT Awards With Hits Medley

Rita Ora‘s 2017 was filled with seismic success thanks to hits such as ‘Your Song’ and ‘Anywhere.’ 

So what better way to kick off 2018 than performing both tracks at the BRIT Awards.

Hosted at London’s O2 Arena, the show saw Ora seize the moment to join forces with Liam Payne for a live showing of their ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ single ‘For You.’

Watch Rita rock out to her latest gems after the jump…

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