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Discover the hottest up-and-coming talent in Hollywood with BHL's Next. Episodes deliver entertaining yet in-depth interviews with the next generation of Hollywood stars as they give a first hand account of their journeys and share their thoughts and passions. Plus discover all their upcoming projects so you won't miss their rise in this business.
Interview with Dannie | BHL's Next
BHL: Next – Host Rhelin T sits down with singer Dannie as she talks about her latest singles and hot topics in Music. Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chicago Fire, Believe, Hannibal, Suits, Parks and Recreation, Dallas Buyers Club, Real Husbands of Hollywood, The Best Man Holiday, The View, Shameless, Basketball Wives, Being Mary Jane, Scandal, Single Ladies and many more.
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December 10, 2018
Interview with Marz
BHL: Next – Host Rhelin T sits down with actor/musician Marz as he talks about his latest singles and hot topics in Music. Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chicago Fire, Believe, Hannibal, Suits, Parks and Recreation, Dallas Buyers Club, Real Husbands of Hollywood, The Best Man Holiday, The View, Shameless, Basketball Wives, Being Mary Jane, Scandal, Single Ladies and many more.
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December 3, 2018
Interview with Randy Gonzalez
BHL: Next – Host Rhelin T sits down with actor Randy Gonzalez as he talks about all his upcoming projects with Shia Lebouf and Oprah Winfrey's OWN network Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chicago Fire, Believe, Hannibal, Suits, Parks and Recreation, Dallas Buyers Club, Real Husbands of Hollywood, The Best Man Holiday, The View, Shameless, Basketball Wives, Being Mary Jane, Scandal, Single Ladies and many more.
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November 5, 2018
Interview with Relm Diggie
BHL: Next – In this episode host Rhelin T. talks with Relm Diggie about his music career, as well as hot topics including: Lebron James, Drake, & The Wutang Clan. Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chicago Fire, Believe, Hannibal, Suits, Parks and Recreation, Dallas Buyers Club, Real Husbands of Hollywood, The Best Man Holiday, The View, Shameless, Basketball Wives, Being Mary Jane, Scandal, Single Ladies and many more.
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October 15, 2018
The BET Awards
BHL: Next – In this episode host Rhelin goes over the 2018 BET Awards as well as her Next in Movies segment focusing on Janelle Monae and lastley her Viral Moment of the Week.
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October 8, 2018
Interview with Jayme Shaye
BHL: Next – In this episode host Rhelin interviews the talented Jayme Shaye Follow Jayme Shaye on Social Media: @JaymeShaye Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Jayme Shaye found her love for music at a young age. Ever since she began to utter words, her talent began to shine through. As she grew older, her love for singing was complemented and enriched through writing poetry and eventually transformed into songs. In 2012, she moved to Cincinnati, Ohio and began to slay the music scene and earned her spot as being named among the best. R&B songstress Jayme Shaye has always exemplified the promising characteristics of a true artist. “Life is my motivation. I write and sing about my experiences. It’s therapy for me.” Whatever audience Jayme Shaye serenades, it's also therapy for them.
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October 1, 2018
Interview with Tia P.
BHL: Next – In this episode host Rhelin interviews the talented Tia P. Follow Tia P on Social Media: @IamTiaP. Rapper/Songwriter/Drummer/Producer Tia P. is an extraordinary artist. Never one to settle for less or take the easy road, Tia P. has taken on the challenge to be the Voice of the New Generation. With a petite frame and just 5 feet tall, she possesses a huge presence and commands immediate attention when performing. Her soulful gritty voice delivers funky rhythms and well-thought out lyrics while conveying a compelling story. Tia P. demonstrates a musical maturity well beyond her twenty-one years of age.
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September 24, 2018
Celebrating 21st Birthdays and Album Releases | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode host rhelin t. talks abiut nicki minaj'snewest album and kylie jenners bangin 21st birthday! Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chicago Fire, Believe, Hannibal, Suits, Parks and Recreati
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August 12, 2018
Interview with Tremayne Norris | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode actor Tremayne Norris guest hosts with Rhelin T. as they discuss his acting career, the upcoming Quincy Jones documentary, and Drake's "in my feelings" music video. Follow @TREMAYNENORRIS everywhere on social Media for TremayneNorris. Tremayne Norris: is an actor and assistant director, known for Anacostia (2009), Chocolate City (2014) and The Heart (2014). Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion
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August 5, 2018
Interview with Jordane Christie | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with Jordane Christie. Follow @jordanechristie everywhere on social Media for Jordane Christie. Jordane Christie: Is an actor born in Syracuse, NY, the 4th of 5 children to two high-standard Jamaican parents. Raised in Atlanta, GA he spent his early years involved in sports, participating throughout high school. He eventually got into modeling after scout recommendation. This segued into the courage to try acting. From there, he set his limits to the sky. Jordane moved to New York City, to attend the BFA Acting program at Brooklyn College. He pursued further classical studies at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts (LAMDA). He went on to land leading roles in Off Broadway and NYC Fringe theater productions. Not long after, Jordane began to land guest star roles on hit television shows. This soon led to a move to Los Angeles, CA where he currently resides. He is
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July 29, 2018
Interview with Danielle Truitt | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with BET's Rebel star Danielle Truitt. Follow Danielle on social Media: IG: daniellemonetruitt Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, Amer
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July 15, 2018
Interview with Xeryus | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with Xeryus. Follow Xeryusg everywhere on social Media: IG: Xeryusg Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chicago
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July 8, 2018
Interview with Rotimi Paul | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with Rotimi Paul. Follow Rotimi Paul everywhere on social Media: IG: rotimipaul TWITTER: rotimiapaul China-Marie is a free spirit hippie at heart from Portland, Oregon, who's passion for music started at the young age of eight, singing along to Neo-Soul records her mom played around the house. At the age of thirteen, China-Marie began to focus more on singing and songwriting as it was a way for her to release the grief she was feeling after her grandmother passed. A few years ago China-Marie decided to take the next step in her career and make one of the biggest moves in her life. She took a leap of faith and moved from Portland, Oregon to LA where she knew no one and didn’t even have a plan in place, and knew she would have to sleep in her car for a few weeks, but with her work ethic and drive she was determined to make it. Make su
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June 17, 2018
Interview with China-Marie | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with China-Marie. Follow @ChinaMarieMusic Everywhere on social Media for China-Marie. China-Marie is a free spirit hippie at heart from Portland, Oregon, who's passion for music started at the young age of eight, singing along to Neo-Soul records her mom played around the house. At the age of thirteen, China-Marie began to focus more on singing and songwriting as it was a way for her to release the grief she was feeling after her grandmother passed. A few years ago China-Marie decided to take the next step in her career and make one of the biggest moves in her life. She took a leap of faith and moved from Portland, Oregon to LA where she knew no one and didn’t even have a plan in place, and knew she would have to sleep in her car for a few weeks, but with her work ethic and drive she was determined to make it. Make sure to subscribe to BH
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June 10, 2018
Interview with Coley Mustafa Speaks | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with Coley Mustafa Speaks. Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chicago Fire, Believe, Hannibal, Suits, Parks and Recreation,
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May 20, 2018
Keeping Up with Kanye | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with Madie Makely! Follow Madie Makely on instagram: @madie_makely Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chicago
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May 6, 2018
Jejuan Smith His Career and More! | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with rap artist JAG. Follow @JejuanSmith for Jejuan Smith on Social Media! Jejuan Smith: Actor, Model, Athlete, Stunt Performer, From Winston-Salem North Carolina. Jejuan was a full time football & basketball player through grade school earning him a football scholarship. Starting with modeling at 16 , on going appearing in numerous music videos, Jejuan has made no stoppage, Sleepless Nights, Atlanta TV series & other projects. Jejuan Is Also Involved In Writing, & Music, With a short film based off His Book Walk A Mile. Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood L
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April 22, 2018
Jag Discusses His Career and More! | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with rap artist JAG. Follow @SouthcentralJAG for Jag on Social Media! Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chic
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April 15, 2018
Brett Gray Discusses His Career and More! | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with Brett Gray. Follow @IamBrettGray for Brett Gray on Social Media! Brett Gray is an actor, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Ardmore Junction (2016) and On My Block (2018). Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro.
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March 11, 2018
Eddie Leavy Discusses His Career and More! | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with Eddie Leavy. Follow @eddie_leavy for Eddie Leavy on Social Media! Eddie Leavy is an actor and director, known for A.P. Bio (2017) and Those Who Can't (2016). Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guest
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February 25, 2018
Reason Discusses His Career and More! | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything with Reason! Follow @iam_Reason for Reason on Social Media! Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chicago Fire, Believe, Hanniba
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February 18, 2018
Rhelin Taylor Talks All Things Grammy’s & Superbowl 52 | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor talks everything Grammy's, ROC Nation Brunch, Clive Davis' Party, and Superbowl 52. Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows/films like 12 Years A Slave, The Butler, America's Got Talent, The Game, Chicago Fire, Believe, Hannibal, Sui
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January 28, 2018
Ian Michael Talks His Career and More | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Ian Michael to discuss his career and more on BHL's Next! Ian Michael is a 22-year-old recording artist, producer and songwriter. He is an energetic and highly passionate artist that is looking to leave a huge mark on the music industry. His sound is often described as “when new school meets old school” coveting an eclectic catalog that infuses 80’s pop, 90’s R&B, early 2000’s hip-hop with the swag and technique of the music today. His catchy hooks and honest lyrics grab you from the start and tell you a story about a piece of Ian’s life. He says he “draws inspiration from every style of music” but cites his highest inspiration to come from the likes of Michael Jackson, Drake, Barry White and James Brown. In 2012, producer PK (Chris Brown’s “Fine China” and “Final Countdown”) encouraged Ian to consider taking his music seriously and pursuing it professio
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January 14, 2018
Jay Hunter Talks His Career and More | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Jay Hunter to discuss his career and more on BHL's Next! Jay Hunter is an actor and producer, known for Max Payne (2008), If Loving You Is Wrong(2014) and Acrimony (2018). Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro. Black Hollywood Live had guests from shows
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November 19, 2017
Cleo Anthony Talks His Career and More | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Cleo Anthony to discuss his career and more on BHL's Next! Anthony has been cast as one of the two male leads in Spike Lee's 10-episode upcoming 2017 Netflix series She's Gotta Have It, a contemporary updating of his 1986 film.  Make sure to subscribe to BHL! - http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/BlackHollywoodLive/ ABOUT BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVE: Black Hollywood Live is the world's first online broadcast news network with programming and content dedicated to African American entertainment news. The network features long form, in-depth celebrity interviews, smart commentary and discussion as well as news and inside information. The network was created by producer Keven Undergaro
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November 5, 2017
Jasmin Savoy Brown Talks Her Career and More | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Jasmin Javoy Brown to discuss his career and more on BHL's Next!
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October 29, 2017
Iddris Sandu Talks His Career and More | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Iddris Sandu to discuss his career and more on BHL's Next!
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October 22, 2017
Garren Talks His Career and More | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Garren to discuss his career and more on BHL's Next!
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October 15, 2017
Chris Jay Talks His Career and More Casting News | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Chris Jay to discuss news and more on BHL's Next! Chris Jay is a musician, songwriter, screenwriter, producer, actor, journalist and podcaster best known as the frontman and founder of the rock band Army of Freshmen and for co-writing and acting in the comedy film, The Bet.
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October 8, 2017
Christian Robinson Talks His Career and More Casting News | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Christian Robinson to discuss casting news and more on BHL's Next!
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August 31, 2017
Kelz Talks His Career and More Casting News | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Kelz to discuss casting news and more on BHL's Next!
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August 18, 2017
Camille Hyde Talks Her Career and More Casting News | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Camille Hyde to discuss casting news and more on BHL's Next! Camille Hyde, born and raised in Washington DC, began her acting career at age 4 in a school musical. She continued to pursue her passion for acting and singing throughout her childhood until she moved to California and was cast in Nickelodeon's Power Rangers Dino Charge as Shelby, the Pink Ranger. Her interests include horseback riding, world travel, cooking and music. She also plays piano and dances contemporary, pop, jazz and hip hop.
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August 11, 2017
Rhys Durrel and More Casting News | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Rhys Durrel to discusse casting news and more on BHL's Next!
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August 4, 2017
Christina Cooper | BHL’s Next for July 20th, 2017
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor discusses casting news and more on BHL's Next! A2: Guest Interview: Christina Cooper https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYKgHvPVACE A2: Next in Casting News: ‘Girls Trip’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra1pPTR8u50 A3: Next or Nah: Glitter Lips A4: BHL Game: Let’s Plan A Girls Trip! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8t078YDojM​
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July 21, 2017
San Diego Comic Con 2017 Preview – BHL’s Geek. Nerd. Tech.
Michael/NERDSoul michaelyoung.fts@gmail.com @OneYoungsta Alexis Torres atorres890@gmail.com @ATorres890 Derek Samms derek.samms@gmail.com @conguyderek Marqueeda LaStar marqueedalastar@gmail.com @LaStarGotNext MD Marie Davis478@msn.com @LiteraryMD Joelle Monique joellemoniquefilms@gmail.com @JoelleMonique Here's my rundown: 1. PROGRAMMING: The schedule is out. What panels they’re most excited about and why? https://www.comic-con.org/cci/programming-schedule 2. OFFSITES: Various offsites/events happening outside the Convention Center. http://sdccblog.com/events/2017-07/ 3. EXCLUSIVES: Standout Exclusives for the con that pique your interests https://www.comic-con.org/cci/2017/exclusives 4. “Housekeeping” suggestions: Where to park. Any hotels left? Riding in on Amtrak. Where to e
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July 17, 2017
Kris D. Loftin sits in with the Team | BHL’s Next for July 6th, 2017
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor discusses casting news and more on BHL's Next! A2: Guest Interview: Kris D. Loftin   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yZ7Mt9pom8 (Next_Pic_002_Hardball) A2: Rheina - Next in Casting News: ‘Ball Family Reality Show’ https://youtu.be/Xd_cJQ248D0?t=19s A3: Next or Nah: Money to the Ear A4: BHL Game: Which Baller Would You Choose?
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July 6, 2017
Rotimi Talks Upcoming Projects, Casting News and More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Rotimi to discuss his career, casting news and more on BHL's Next! Rotimi is an American singer-songwriter, actor and model. He's best known for his role as Darius Morrison on the Starz Network's Boss, and currently stars as Dre on Power.
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June 30, 2017
Malcolm David Kelley Talks Upcoming Projects, Casting News and More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Malcolm David Kelley to discuss his career, casting news and more on BHL's Next! Malcolm David Kelley (born May 12, 1992), sometimes credited as just Malcolm Kelley, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and actor. He is best known for portraying the character Walt Lloyd on the ABC series Lost and as one half of the pop duo MKTO.
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June 23, 2017
Kevontay Jackson Talks Upcoming Projects, Casting News and More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rheina Ale welcomes Kevontay Jackson to discuss his career, casting news and more on BHL's Next! Jerome is a singer , rapper , actor and composer American , was best known for appearances in the series That's So Raven and how Jerome in Everybody Hates Chris. Kevontay Jackson began in the 3rd Storee group in 1999 and finished in 2000 along with DSMoove , Jay R and LiL Man . In this, he began honing his talent in music as composer and performer of tours . From there began to make special and recurring appearances in television series, but continued singing.
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June 15, 2017
Sydney Park Talks Wish Upon, Casting News and More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rheina Ale welcomes Sydney Park to discuss her career, casting news and more on BHL's Next!
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June 8, 2017
Amin Joseph Talks Baywatch, Casting News and More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rheina Ale welcomes Amin Joseph to discuss his career, casting news and more on BHL's Next!
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May 25, 2017
Tyrel Jackson Williams Talks Brockmire and More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rheina Ale welcomes Tyrel Jackson Williams to discuss his career, casting news and more on BHL's Next!
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May 4, 2017
Summer Movies To Keep An Eye Out For and More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rheina Ale discusses the biggest movies of the summer and more on BHL's Next!
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April 28, 2017
Mitchell Edwards in Studio and More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale, Khaliel Abooboo and Rhelin Taylor welcome Mitchell Edwards to discuss the biggest casting news for the week of April 20th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
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April 20, 2017
Khadi Don In Studio and More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale, Khaliel Abooboo and Rhelin Taylor welcome Khadi Don to discuss the biggest casting news for the week of April 6th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
37:55
April 6, 2017
Funny Married Stuff Cast In Studio and More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale, Khaliel Abooboo and Rhelin Taylor welcome the cast of Funny Married Stuff to discuss the show and the biggest casting news for the week of March 23th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
46:01
March 24, 2017
Actor Lucien Laviscount, Fresh Beatz & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale, Khaliel Abooboo and Rhelin Taylor welcome Lucien Laviscount to discuss his career and the biggest casting news for the week of March 16th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
33:18
March 17, 2017
Producer Nikeisha Andersson, Fresh Beatz & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale, Khaliel Abooboo and Rhelin Taylor welcome Nikeisha Andersson to discuss her career and the biggest casting news for the week of March 9th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
37:21
March 9, 2017
Oprah for President?, New DWTS Cast & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale, Khaliel Abooboo and Rhelin Taylor discuss his career and the biggest casting news for the week of March 2nd, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
29:59
March 3, 2017
Melvin Jackson Jr. In Studio & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Rhelin Taylor welcome Melvin Jackson Jr. to discuss his career and the biggest casting news for the week of February 23rd, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
40:23
February 23, 2017
Frank Castillo In Studio & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Rhelin Taylor welcome Frank Castillo to discuss his career and the biggest casting news for the week of February 16th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
33:27
February 17, 2017
Deborah Riley Draper In Studio & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Rhelin Taylor welcome Deborah Riley Draper to discuss her career and the biggest casting news for the week of February 9th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
41:56
February 10, 2017
Rachel Currence In Studio & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Michelle Madison welcome Rachel Currence to discuss her career and the biggest casting news for the week of January 26th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
43:49
January 27, 2017
Moriah Johnson In Studio & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Michelle Madison welcome Moriah Johnson to discuss his career and the biggest casting news for the week of January 19th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
38:31
January 20, 2017
Astrid Bavaresco Talks WAGS & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Michelle Madison welcome Astrid Bavaresco to discuss her career and the biggest casting news for the week of January 12th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
33:30
January 12, 2017
92.3’s Charles “Chuck Dizzle” Dorsey & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Michelle Madison welcome 92.3's Charles "Chuck Dizzle" Dorsey to discuss the biggest casting news for the week of January 5th, 2017! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
48:07
January 6, 2017
Donnell Turner talks General Hospital & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Michelle Madison welcome Donnel Turner to discuss the biggest casting news for the week of December 8th, 2016! We're talking about a the biggest casting news of the week, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
42:19
December 9, 2016
Lala Kent talks Vanderpump Rules & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Michelle Madison welcome Lala Kent to discuss the biggest casting news for the week of December 2nd, 2016! We're talking about a Britney Spears Biopic, Evelyn Lozada returning to Basketball Wives, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
51:04
December 2, 2016
Sammi Rotibi Guests, President Dwayne Johnson & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Michelle Madison welcome Sammi Rotibi to discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 18th, 2016! We're talking about Hollywood and Football on E!, will Dwayne Johnson be the next President, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
53:37
November 18, 2016
Eltony Williams talks If Loving You Is Wrong & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Michelle Madison discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 11th, 2016! We're talking about the new Almost Christmas trailer, Fresh Beatz from Childish Gambino, an interview with Eltony Williams from If Loving You Is Wrong and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
36:29
November 11, 2016
Josiah Johnson Talks Legends of Chamberlain Heights & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Michelle Madison discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 4th, 2016! We're talking about La La Land Musical premiering in December, the new Wonder Woman trailer, Fresh Beatz from Big Sean and K. Camp, an interview with Josiah Johnson from Legends of Chamberlain Heights and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
49:55
November 4, 2016
“That’s So Raven” Spinoff, Obama Biopic & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Rheina Ale and Michelle Madison discuss the biggest casting news for the week of October 28th, 2016! We're talking about Raven Symone producing a spinoff of "That's So Raven", Netflix releasing a trailer for "Barry", Next or Nah with Michelle, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
26:56
October 28, 2016
Birth of a Nation Cast Supports Film, Fresh Beatz & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Michelle Madison discuss the biggest casting news for the week of September 16th, 2016! We're talking about Birth of a Nation, the first Black Spokesmodel for Victoria Secret's PINK line, Lupita Nyong'o on the cover of Vogue and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
26:02
September 16, 2016
Kevalena Everett & Todd Anthony Discuss ‘Black & Blue’ & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Michelle Madison welcomes Kevalena Everett & Todd Anthony to discuss the biggest casting news for the week of August 26th, 2016! We're talking in depth about their new film Black & Blue! All this and more on BHL's Next!
39:11
August 26, 2016
Ashley Love-Mills talks “Too Close To Home” & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Michelle Madison welcomes Ashley Love-Mills to discuss the biggest casting news for the week of August 19th, 2016! We're talking about Bow Wow hosting Spike's Musical Game Show "Tracks", Smollett Family sharing fun, food and famous recipes in "Smollett Eats", Next or Nah, Fresh Beatz and more! All this, an interview with Ashley Love-Mills about her career and more on BHL's Next!
46:33
August 19, 2016
Snoop and Martha Stewart’s Cooking Show, Janelle Monae in Moonlight & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Michelle Madison discuss the biggest casting news for the week of August 12th, 2016! We're talking about Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart will co-host a new show, Janelle Monae making her big screen debut in Moonlight, Next or Nah, Fresh Beatz and more! All this and more on BHL's Next!
16:56
August 12, 2016
Kevalena Everett Interview, Casting News & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts discuss the biggest casting news for the week of August 5th, 2016 with special guest Kevalena Everett! We're talking about Casting News, Fresh Beatz and more! The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Kevalena Everett about her career. Drive, passion and beauty is personified within Kevalena Everett. This Philadelphia native has taken the Los Angeles acting scene by storm since her emergence a few years ago. As a young girl, Everett knew she would always be successful. After graduating Penn State University with a degree in Communications & Theatre, she embarked on her journey to Los Angeles to pursue her deep-rooted dream of acting. Her extensive training with casting directors and coaches such as Phaedra Harris, Richard Lawson and Aaron Speiser acting studios has helped her land several feature films, stage plays and commercials. She exemplifies hard work, which is why she has r
16:55
August 5, 2016
Gentry White talks UnREAL, Nas Producing “The Land” & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts discuss the biggest casting news for the week of July 29th, 2016 with special guest Gentry White! We're talking about Nas' new project "The Land", Fresh Beatz and more! The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Gentry White about his career. Gentry White is an actor, known for Furious 7 (2015), UnREAL (2015) and TURN: Washington's Spies (2014). All this and more on BHL's Next!
44:52
July 29, 2016
Genneya Walton Interview, Netflix’s “Project Mc Squared” & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts discuss the biggest casting news for the week of July 1st, 2016 with special Genneya Walton! We're talking about Netflix's "MC Squared" project and more! The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Genneya Walton about her career. Genneya Walton is an actress, known for Project MC² (2015), Extant (2014) andIsabelle Dances Into the Spotlight All this and more on BHL's Next!
33:51
July 1, 2016
Sayeed Shahidi Interview, Thurgood Marshall Biopic & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas discusses the biggest casting news for the week of June 17th, 2016 with special Sayeed Shahidi! We're talking about Chadwick Boseman playing Thurgood Marshall, Fresh Beatz with Kanye West feat. Desiigner, Gucci Mane, Travis Scott, Quavo, Big Sean, 2 Chainz & Yo Gotti "Champion" and more The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Sayeed Shahidi about her career. All this and more on BHL's Next! Rising star Sayeed Shahidi hits airwaves this summer in the highly anticipated comedy series “Uncle Buck,” starring alongside industry veterans Mike Epps, Nia Long and James Lesure. Sayeed plays Miles Russell, one of three children in the Russell household who is constantly looking for things to get into and a witty comeback comebacks against his unconventional uncle “Uncle Buck” played by Mike Epps. Proving his talent at a young age, Sayeed got his start in acting a
23:48
June 17, 2016
Desiree Ross Interview, Remembering Muhammad Ali & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas and James Ward III discuss the biggest casting news for the week of June 10th, 2016 with special guest Desiree Ross! We're talking about Muhammad Ali's memorial service, Fresh Beatz with Bryson Tiller's "Exchange" and more The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Desiree Ross about her career. All this and more on BHL's Next!
31:33
June 10, 2016
Kamil McFadden Interview, Working On Disney’s K.C. Undercover & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas discusses the biggest casting news for the week of May 13th, 2016 with special guest Kamil McFadden! We're talking about the biggest casting news and trends in the world and more! The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Kamil McFadden about his career. All this and more on BHL's Next!
23:10
May 20, 2016
Zulay Henao Interview, Working With Tyler Perry & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas discusses the biggest casting news for the week of May 20th, 2016 with special guest Zulay Henao! We're talking about BET's New Edition star studded biopic, Fresh Beatz with Corinne Bailey Rae's "Green Aphrodisiac" and more! The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Zulay Henao about her career. All this and more on BHL's Next!
34:05
May 20, 2016
Kamil McFadden Interview, Working On Disney’s K.C. Undercover & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas discusses the biggest casting news for the week of May 13th, 2016 with special guest Kamil McFadden! We're talking about the biggest casting news and trends in the world and more! The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Kamil McFadden about his career. All this and more on BHL's Next!
23:10
May 13, 2016
Alano Miller Interview, Working On WGN’s Underground & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas discusses the biggest casting news for the week of April 8th, 2016 with special guest Alano Miller! We're talking about HBO Submitting Beyonce's Lemonade for Emmy Consideration, Fresh Beatz with Drake's "Views From The 6" and more! The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Alano Miller about his career. All this and more on BHL's Next!
38:05
April 29, 2016
Bresha Webb Interview, Starring On “Truth Be Told” & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas discusses the biggest casting news for the week of April 8th, 2016 with special guest Bresha Webb! We're talking about Tracy Morgan in talks for "The Clapper", Ice Cube and Common's new video for "Real People and Louboutin unveils nude shoes for "every woman"! The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Bresha Webb about her career. All this and more on BHL's Next!
36:59
April 8, 2016
Cory Hardrict Guests, Jesse Williams to play Harry Belefonte & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts discuss the biggest casting news for the week of April 1st, 2016 with special guest Cory Hardrict! We're talking about Jesse Williams being cast to play Harry Belefonte, Anthony Hamilton releases a new song "Grateful", and Beyonce has announced a new Ivy Park clothing line! The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Cory Hardrict about his career. All this and more on BHL's Next!
33:35
April 1, 2016
Joseph David-Jones Talks How To Allegiant, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts discuss the biggest casting news for the week of March 25th, 2016 with special guest Joseph David-Jones from The Divergent Series and the CW's "DC's Legends of Tomorrow". The hosts start with New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz. The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Joseph David-Jones about his career. All this and more on BHL's Next!
29:36
March 25, 2016
Kelsey Scott Talks How To Get Away With Murder & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts discuss the biggest casting news for the week of February 26th, 2016 with special guest Kelsey Scott from ABC's "How To Get Away With Murder". The hosts start with  New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz. The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Kelsey Scott about her career. All this and more on BHL's Next!
40:17
March 18, 2016
Angela Robinson Talks The Haves and the Have Nots & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Courtney Tezeno and James Ward the 3rd discuss the biggest casting news for the week of February 26th, 2016 with special guest Angela Robinson from OWN's "The Haves and the Have Nots" . The hosts start with  New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz. The show wraps up with an in depth interview with Angela Robinson about her career. All this and more on BHL's Next!
36:43
February 26, 2016
Idris Elba Casting, Black History Quiz & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Courtney Tezeno and James Ward the 3rd discuss the biggest casting news for the week of February 19th, 2016. The hosts start with and Icebreaker celebrating Black History Month. The gang continues with New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz.     All this and more on BHL's Next!
13:13
February 19, 2016
Danielle Nicolet talks Central Intelligence & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and James Ward the 3rd welcome guest Danielle Nicolet to discuss the biggest casting news for the week of February 12th, 2016. Hosts start with talking to Danielle about her role in Central Intelligence. The gang continues with New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz. The show wraps up with an interview with our special guest Danielle Nicolet! Danielle Nicolet discovered her love of performing as a gymnast in a small Ohio town. When gymnastics moved her to California, her teenage dream to become an actress came with her. She has also busied herself with films including starring with academy award winner, Cuba Gooding, Jr. in the sci-fi thriller, “Ticking Clock”, and in the relationship comedy, “Marry Me”, along side Lucy Liu. Entertainment Weekly has twice named her “Star we love to watch”, and “Breakout Star of the Network”.Currently Danielle Nicolet can
32:28
February 12, 2016
Gavin Houston talks The Haves and the Have Nots & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live hosts welcome guest Gavin Houston to discuss the biggest casting news for the week of February 5th, 2016. Hosts Megan Thomas and James Ward starts with talking to Gavin about his role in The Haves and The Have Nots. The gang continues with New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz. The show wraps up with an interview with our special guest Gavin Houston! Gavin Houston stars as Jeffrey Harrington on Tyler Perry's hit television drama on OWN, "The Haves and the Have Nots,"  He began his acting career in New York as a child, appearing on The Cosby Show and in numerous commercials and print advertisements. After graduating from the University of Florida, where he studied theatre, he returned to New York, performing in plays on and off Broadway before landing a role on the former CBS daytime soap Guiding Light. After working for three years on the soap, he moved to California and continued working in telev
38:01
February 5, 2016
Tye White talks American Crime Story & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Courtney Tezeno and guest Tye White discuss the biggest casting news for the week of January 29th. Megan starts with talking to Tye about her role in American Crime Story and the cultural significance of her role as Jason Simpson. The gang continues with New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz. The show wraps up with an interview with our special guest Tye White! All this and more on BHL's Next!
29:33
January 29, 2016
Angel Parker talks American Crime Story & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and James Ward III  and guest Angel Parker discuss the biggest casting news for the week of January 22nd. Megan starts with talking to Angel about her role in American Crime Story and the cultural significance of her role as Shawn Chapman. The gang continues with New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz. The show wraps up with an interview with our special guest Angel Parker! All this and more on BHL's Next!
39:41
January 22, 2016
Michelle Mitchenor talks Chi-Raq, Tupac Biopic Casting & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, James Ward and Courtney Tezeno and guest Michelle Mitchenor discuss the biggest casting news for the week of December 18th. Megan starts with talking to Michelle about her role in Chi-Raq and the cultural significance of the film. Today's Icebreaker segment has the crew play a game of "Dance or No Chance"! The gang continues with New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz. The show wraps up with an interview with our special guest Michelle Mitchenor! All this and more on BHL's Next!
37:24
January 15, 2016
Guest Wade F Wilson, Fresh Beatz & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, James Ward and Courtney Tezeno and guest Wade F. Wilson discuss the biggest casting news for the week of January 7th. Megan starts with Breaking the Ice with Wade and playing a game of Word Association. The gang continues with New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz. The show wraps up with an interview with our special guest Wade F. Wilson! All this and more on BHL's Next!
44:11
January 8, 2016
Guest Chandler Kinney, Guess That Dance & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, James Ward and Courtney Tezeno and guest Chandler Kinney discuss the biggest casting news for the week of December 18th. Megan starts with Catherine on Amazon Prime's "Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street". Today's Icebreaker segment has the crew play a game of "Guess That Dance"! The gang continues with New Casting, The Next Big Thing and Fresh Beatz. The show wraps up with an interview with our special guest Chandler Kinney! All this and more on BHL's Next!
37:49
December 18, 2015
Coogler For Black Panther, Saint West & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas discuss the biggest casting news for the week of December 11th. Megan and Courtney start with a "New Casting" where they discuss Jennifer Hudson & Danielle Brooks debuting on Broadway in The Color Purple as well as Creed director Ryan Coogler being tapped for Marvel's Black Panther. James then presents the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Lady Leshurr's "Queen's Speech Episode 4 and Rhyon Brown & Major's cover of Adele's Hello.  All this and more on BHL's Next!
20:31
December 15, 2015
J. Patrick Wise, Kenny Cooper and Roger Payano talk Me+You&Him | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 19th. J. Patrick Wise, Kenny Cooper and Roger Payano are in studio to talk Me+You&Him: In Search of Wifey in a WiFi World. In a world of status updates, tweets, likes, & posts can anyone get this relationship thing right? Best friends; Kevin, Ralphie, and Pierce thought they were winning at dating…  KEVIN is “in a relationship” with Jane according to Facebook. Jane however, wants to change her status to “married”. The problem: Kevin doesn’t LIKE the idea of marriage.  RALPHIE, thanks to TINDER, Mr. I’m not a player, I just crush-a-lot” has a rotation of women at his disposal but he’d dump them all to get back with his ex, Rosanna. The problem: he SWIPED her to the left.  PIERCE is celibate for Jesus. The poster boy for ChristianMingle.com, he is every church girl’s dream man. Haunted by a recurring No-So Wet Dream, and
30:12
December 3, 2015
Special Guest Tiffany Haddish, Clip On Man Buns & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 13th. Megan and Courtney start with a "New Casting" where they discusses Vivica A. Fox on Empire and Wendy Williams  contract renewal. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with the "Pop Danthology" mash-up from the top hits of 2015.  All this and more on BHL's Next! They wrapping things up with an interview with, Adetokumboh M’Cormack.
34:59
November 19, 2015
Special Guest Adetokumboh M’Cormack, Wendy Williams Contract Renewed & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 13th. Megan and Courtney start with a "New Casting" where they discusses Vivica A. Fox on Empire and Wendy Williams  contract renewal. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with the "Pop Danthology" mash-up from the top hits of 2015.  All this and more on BHL's Next! They wrapping things up with an interview with, Adetokumboh M’Cormack.
25:20
November 13, 2015
#ZolaStory Coming to Theaters & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 6th. Megan and Courtney start with an Icebreaker segment. They then continue with "New Casting" where she discusses #ZolaStory and how it might be coming to a theater near you. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Kendrick Lamar's “These Walls” ft Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat. Then they get to the Next Big thing – UK Spy bill risks exposing people's porn habits and more. All this and more on BHL's Next! They wrapping things up with an interview with,Tiffany Haddish.
25:20
November 6, 2015
Special Guest Eltony Williams , Janelle Monae’s film “Moonlight” & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Justin  and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of October 30th. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Eltony Williams. Courtney and Justin start with the Icebreaker segment asking: Do You Know Right from Wrong? Courtney continues with "New Casting" where she discusses singer Janelle Monae and her new project which she will be staring in called Moonlight. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Missy Elliott's WTF (Where They From) and (Backup) JoJo “Say Love”. Wrapping things up we get to the interview with Eltony Williams , All this and more on BHL's Next!
38:45
October 30, 2015
Chris Rock Hosts Oscars, Star Wars Diversity & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of October 23rd. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Nichole Galicia. Megan starts with the icebreaker segment : Name That Artist and continues with "New Casting" where she discusses how people are boycotting the new Stars Wars movie for being too diverse. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Nick Jonas - “Area Code'. She moves on to Next Relationship, talking about Khole Kardashian & Lamar Odom calling off their divorce. They wrap things up with an interview with Nichole Galicia. All this and more on BHL's Next!
20:21
October 23, 2015
Special Guest Toks Olagundoye, Raven-Symone’s Apology & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Justin Hart discuss the biggest casting news for the week of October 16th. Also joining the conversation is the Toks Olagundoye. Megan starts another Icebreaker segment with Courtney and Justin, featuring 'My Favorite Things.' She continues with "New Casting" where she discusses Raven-Symone's comment on not hiring people with  ghetto names and her apology. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Demi Lovato – 'Confident'. Justin continues with the Next Big thing – Memory Saviors. They wrap things up with an interview with Toks Olagundoye. All this and more on BHL's Next!
44:28
October 16, 2015
Special Guest Reggie Hayes & Aundre Dean, Tony Braxton’s Biopic | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of October 9th. Also joining the conversation are the special guests Reggie Hayes and Aundre Dean. Megan starts with the “Icebreaker" segment with Carter High Trivia. She then continues with "New Casting" where she discusses actress Debbi Morgan. She is to play Toni Braxton's mom in Un-Break Mu Heart Biopic. They wrapping things up with an interview, with Reggie Hayes and Orlando Valentino. All this and more on BHL's Next!
39:32
October 9, 2015
Special Guest Donovan Carter, Tyrese Joins Empire & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas discusses the biggest casting news for the week of October 2nd. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Donovan Carter . Megan starts with “Icebreakers” where she starts with World War II Trivia questions. She then continues onto "New Casting" where she discusses Soul Food and how a sequel is in the works. She also opens the discussion about Tyrese and Taraji P. Henson to play a couple on the hit show Empire. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Tisha Campbell Martin's - “Steel Here.” Wrapping things up we get to the Donovan Carter's interview. All this and more on BHL's Next!
36:15
October 2, 2015
Idris Elba Response, LaMonica Garrett Interview & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of September 11th . Also joining the conversation is the special guest LaMonica Garrett . Megan and Courtney starts with the Icebreaker segment, talking about superhero trivia. Next Megan starts with "New Casting" where she discusses Idris Elba's response to “Too Street” comment and Straight Outta Compton Sequel cast is set. She also opens the discussion to talking about CASTING TOPIC 2. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz". Wrapping things up we get to the Next Big thing. All this and more on BHL's Next!
36:41
September 11, 2015
Shalita Grant Interview | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno sit down with special guest Shalita Grant. After graduating from Juilliard in 2010, Shalita Grant made her New York stage debut in the Shakespeare in the Park Revival of The Merchant of Venice. She made her Broadway debut in spring 2013 in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike and received a Tony nomination for her performance as psychic maid Cassandra.
49:21
September 4, 2015
Ro Brooks Guests, Queen Latifah in a Master P Biopic, & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno sit down with special guest Ro Brooks. They also discuss the biggest casting news for the week of August 28th, 2015. Megan starts with "New Casting" where she discusses how Straight Outta Compton star Jason Mitchell is set to star in multiple films comingup, as well as Queen Latifah and Wendell Pierce to play in Master P Biopic. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Tell Your Friends by The Weeknd and Trap Queen - Fetty Wap Piano Cover by Josh Levi and KHS. All this and more on BHL's Next!
42:43
August 28, 2015
Kiki Haynes Interview, Mike Epps Busted by his Wife & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of August 21st, 2015. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Kiki Haynes. Megan starts with "Ice Breaker" where we play the “For Better Or Worse, OR Let me Go Get My Purse” Game. She also opens the discussion to talking about how Mike Epps was busted by his wife, trying to sneak into another woman's DM's. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Chris Brown ft. Rita Ora's “Body On Me”. We then move onto New Casting with Marlon Wayans to write and star in “Fifty Shades of Black”. Wrapping things up we get to the Next Big Tip – Bloomingdales Makes Mistake of accidentally giving customers $25,000 Rewards. All this and more on BHL's Next!
38:57
August 21, 2015
Kim K. Post Nude Selfie, Jeans That Charge Your Phone? & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of August 14. Megan starts with "New Casting" where she discusses the anticipated movie Straight Outta Compton coming to theaters today and continues with some N.W.A Trivia. She also opens the discussion to talking about actor and director Lee Daniels announces Empire spinoff “Star”. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Calvin Harris -How Deep is Your Love. She continues on to the Next Big thing which is Denim jeans that charge your phone on the go. Megan follows up with Next Family Alert discussing Kim Kardashian posting nude selfie to prove that her baby bump is real. Courtney wraps things up with Next Tip where she discusses how a stolen car was returned to owner 22 years later and a women spends thousands for her chicken’s prosthetic leg. All this and more on BHL's Next!
17:58
August 14, 2015
NBC Casts Dorothy, Tyrel Jackson Williams Stops By & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of August 7th. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Tyrel Jackson Williams. Megan starts with “Icebreaker” where she and the panel do Super Hero Trivia. . Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Robin Thicke’s new song “Back Together” featuring Nicki Minaj. Megan continues with "New Casting" where she discusses newcomer actress, Shanice Williams. She has been cast as Dorothy in NBC’s The Wiz Live. Courtney then brings up the "The Next Big Tip” for this week with THE NEXT BIG TIP (TBD). They wrap things up with an interview with special guest Tyrel Jackson Williams. All this and more on BHL's Next!
34:20
August 7, 2015
Jocko Sims Interview, Empire Co-Stars Engaged, New Casting for The Wiz & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of July 31st. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Jocko Sims. Courtney starts the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Disclosure- Omen ft Sam Smith. Then Megan continues with "New Casting" where she discusses the co-stars of Empire, Grace Gealey & Trau Byers are now engaged. She also opens the discussion to talking about Queen Latifah & Mary J. Blige join the cast of The Wiz live action special. Wrapping things up we get to the Next Big thing – There is a hotel in Japan fully run by robots. The host then finishes with an interview with Jocko Sims. All this and more on BHL's Next! [print_gllr id=10499]
34:40
July 31, 2015
Spike Lee’s New Film, Special Guest Moniece Slaughter Stops By & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of July 24th. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Moniece Slaughter. Megan starts with "New Casting" where she discusses Spike Lee’s new feature Chi-Raq becoming Amazon’s first original film. . Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Pharrell’s new single “Freedom”. Courtney then continues with the Next Big thing – Tender; a new app that helps you find the perfect recipe. They both wrap things up with an interview with Moniece Slaughter(@moniece_slaughter). All this and more on BHL's Next! [print_gllr id=10439]
50:03
July 24, 2015
Cosby Show’s Reruns Pulled from TV, What is 0 divided by 0, Siri? & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of July 10th. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Marlon Yates. Megan starts with "New Casting" where she discusses how the The Cosby Show reruns have been yanked from TV. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Tyrese's 'Shame”. Wrapping things up we get to the Next Big thing –What is 0 divided by 0? Let's ask Siri! Courtney wraps up with an interview with Marlon Yates. All this and more on BHL's Next!
32:48
July 10, 2015
Nene Leaks leaving Real Housewives, Chris Brown Paternity Suit & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of July 3rd. Megan starts with "New Casting" where she discusses Nene Leakes leaving Real Housewives of Atlanta. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Rihanna's “BBHMM” and Big Sean ft. Chris Brown and Ty Dolla Sign's “Play No Games”. Megan then continues with “Next Family Alert” for this week Chris Brown takes his baby's mother to court with paternity suit and Sherri Shepherd settles divorce with Lamar Sally & pays child support. Courtney follows with “Fashion Up Next” for this week denim mini skirts make a comeback and 90s styles have begun to resurface. Wrapping things up we get to the Next Big thing – “Bubble Soccer” burst onto the scene and Docastaway allows people tp take deserted island vacations. All this and more on BHL's Next!
29:56
July 3, 2015
Rizzoli & Isles’s Idara Victor, Queen Latifah’s New Drama & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of June 26th. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Idara Victor. Megan starts with "New Casting" where she discusses Queen Latifah, to star in New Drama 'Miracles From Heaven'. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Selena Gomez' “Good For You” feat A$AP Rocky. Moving on we get to the Next Big thing – Doctor warnings against skinny jeans. Wrapping things up, we talk to special guest Idara Victor about her current projects, career, and aspirations. All this and more on BHL's Next!
32:12
June 26, 2015
Rachel Dolezal Reality Show, Allen Maldonado Interview & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of June 19th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Allen Maldonado. Megan starts with "New Casting" where she discusses how Rachel Dolezal (See BHL's This week) is in talks for a reality show. Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Miguel's Coffee. Wrapping things up we get to the Next Big thing – twitter to remove 140 character limit on direct messages. Finishing things up we conclude the show with an interview with Allen Maldonado. All this and more on BHL's Next!
36:31
June 19, 2015
What’s a Phunkeeduck?! Miles Brown Interview & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of June 19, 2015. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Miles Brown. Megan starts with "New Casting" where she discusses the Starz' “Survivor's Remorse” season 2 sneak peak!. She also opens the discussion to The Next Big Thing talking about the new hollywood toy: Phunkeeduck, and new drones that crack down on high school cheating.. Wrapping things up we get into our interview with Miles Brown! All this and more on BHL's Next!
33:46
June 19, 2015
Cuba Gooding Jr. Stars as Escaped Slave & Keith Powers Interview | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno Interview special guest Keith Powers and discuss upcoming trends and his current projects! All this and more on BHL's Next!
34:48
June 12, 2015
Thomas Hobson Interview | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno Interview special guest Thomas Hobson and discuss upcoming trends and his current projects! All this and more on BHL's Next!
26:23
June 5, 2015
Jordin Sparks’ New Boo? New Beyonce & Nikki! Capes Are IN!! & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of May 15th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Todd Williams. Megan starts with "New Casting" where she discusses how producer Will Packer is getting two new shows on television, "People Are Talking" and "Uncle Buck". She also opens the discussion to talking about Kenya Moore's Millionaire Matchmaker boyfriend scandal! Courtney then brings up the "Fresh Beatz" for this week with Beyonce and Nikki Minaj's Feeling Myself followed by Taylor Swift's new fierce video "Bad Blood" ft. Kendrick Lamar. They mix things up by discussing the newest couple hitting the scene, Jordin Sparks with Sage The Gemini! Wraping things up we get to the Next Big thing - A New cell phone invention? Also! FASHION ALERT! Capes are in! Discover the next big fashion trend hitting the streets! All this and more on BHL's Next. [print_gllr id=9627]
24:06
May 22, 2015
The Rock Joins Alpha Squad Seven Cast, Todd Williams Interview & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of May 15th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Todd Williams . Megan starts with "New Casting" Jennifer Hudson Joins Chiraq, The Rock Joins Alpha Squad Seven .Courtney then discusses "Fresh Beatz" Britney Spears and Iggy Release New "Pretty Girls" Video . They wrap things up by Interviewing special guest Todd Williams. [print_gllr id=9555]
45:02
May 15, 2015
Tyler Perry In TMNT2? Interview w/ Edwina Findley & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of May 1st, 2015. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Edwina Findley . Megan starts with "New Casting" where Tyler Perry joins Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2. Courtney then discusses "Fresh Beatz" Mariah Carey Throwing Shade at Ex-Hubby Nick Cannon In New Single " Infinity"? They wrap things up by Interviewing special guest Edwina Findley. [print_gllr id=9373]
49:11
May 2, 2015
Rihanna & Chris Brown Back Together, Malcolm Goodwin Interview & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of April 24th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Malcolm Goodwin . Megan starts with "New Casting" emails prove Mo'Nique was offered the role of Cookie in Empire .Courtney then discusses "Fresh Beatz" Rihanna and Chris Brown back together with new raunchy single "Put It Up". They wrap things up by Interviewing special guest Malcolm Goodwin. [print_gllr id=9278]
45:34
April 24, 2015
Interviewing Harold House Moore, Ice­T and Coco’s New Talk Show & More | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of April 17th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is the special guest Harold House Moore. Megan starts with "New Casting" featuring Ice-T and wife Coco getting a new Daytime Talk Show, as well as rapper The Game looking for love on a new reality show. Courtney then discusses "Fresh Beatz" with Jojo - "Far From Heaven". They wrap things up by Interviewing special guest Harold House Moore. Actor born and raised in Detroit, MI. He actually Worked as a behavioral therapist before becoming an actor. He has appeared in several music videos. He then Competed on the 2004 reality series Next Action Star and is an advocate for youth development and education. Ice-T and Coco land a day time Talk Show, Rapper The Game looks for love on New Reality Show, New Music from Jojo called “Far From Heaven.”
45:40
April 17, 2015
The Wiz Coming to TV, Malcolm Goodwin Interview & More Trends | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas and Courtney Tezeno discuss the biggest casting news for the week of April 3rd, 2015. Also joining the conversation is the cast of The Lost Kingdom. Megan starts with "New Casting" featuring Live Musical Production of The Wiz Coming to TV. Courtney then discusses "Fresh Beatz" with Machine Gun Kelly - A Little More ft. Victoria Monet. Then they discuss "The Next Big Thing" by discussing New Music-Streaming Service Tidal May Change Music Industry. They wrap things up by interviewing the cast of The Lost Kingdom.
45:13
April 3, 2015
Nina Simone Doc to Play in Theatres, Santana Dempsey Interview & More | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas, Courtney Tezeno and special guest Nina Simone discuss the biggest casting news for the week of March 20th, 2015. Megan starts with "New Casting" featuring Netflix’s Nina Simone Doc to Also Play in Theaters. Courtney then discusses "Fresh Beatz" with Ciara Throwing Shade at Her Ex Future With New 'I Bet' Video. Then they discuss "The Next Big Thing" by discussing Apple's new ‘Apple Watch. They wrap things up interviewing Santana Dempsey. [print_gllr id=8829]
36:14
March 20, 2015
Barbershop 3 In Works, Interview w/ Miss Diddy, & More | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas, Courtney Tezeno and special guest Miss Diddy discuss the biggest casting news for the week of March 13th, 2015. Megan starts with "New Casting" featuring Cedric The Entertainer Says ‘Barbershop 3’ Is In The Works. Then they discusses "Fresh Beatz" featuring John Legend Joins Sam Smith in Special Version Of 'Lay Me Down'. Then they discuss "The Next Big Thing" by discussing ‘Drizzy Keyboard’ App. They wrap things up interviewing Miss Diddy. [print_gllr id=8772]
32:10
March 13, 2015
WTF Color is This Dress?, Erica Tazel Interview re: Mr. Right & More | BHL’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Megan Thomas, Courtney Tezeno and special guest Erica Tazel discuss the biggest casting news for the week of March 6th, 2015. Megan starts with "New Casting" featuring T.I. Confirms ATL Sequel With Instagram Post. Then they discusses "Fresh Beatz" featuring Iggy Azalea Gets Jennifer Hudson In 'Trouble' With New Music Video. Then they discuss "The Next Big Thing" by discussing #DressGate: White & Gold or Blue & Black? They wrap things up interviewing Erica Tazel. [print_gllr id=8526]
47:31
March 6, 2015
Next w/ Carla Renata | February 27th 2015 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Kiki Ayers and special guest Miss Diddy discuss the biggest casting news for the week of February 27th, 2015. Megan starts with a black history month segment about Maggie Lena Walker. Next they discuss "New Casting" featuring Zendaya Accepts Giuliana Rancic's Apology for Racist Comments. Then they discusses "Fresh Beatz" featuring Kanye Drops New Banger ‘All Day’ at Brit Awards. They wrap things up interviewing Carla Renata. [print_gllr id=8526]
44:21
February 28, 2015
Next w/ Gregg Daniel | February 13th 2015 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Kiki Ayers and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of February 13th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is special guest Trinidad James. Megan opens up with "Up Next" featuring Diddy Blasts Hollywood For ‘Putting Only One Or Two Black People’ In Movies. Kiki then discusses "Fresh Beatz" featuring Kendrick Lamar Drops ‘Blacker The Berry'. Cortez then talks about "The Next Big Thing:" Kanye West Yeezy 750 Boost Shoes. The wrap things up interviewing Gregg Daniel. [print_gllr id=8398]
44:50
February 14, 2015
Next w/ Timothy Bloom | February 6th 2015 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of February 6th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is special guest Timothy Bloom. Megan opens up with "Up Next" featuring Diddy Bans Son From Guest-Starring on Empire. Cortez then talks about "The Next Big Thing:" The Artist/Songwriter Album: Timothy Bloom. The wrap things up interviewing Timothy Bloom. [print_gllr id=8278]
41:22
February 6, 2015
Next w/ Carl Jones | January 30th 2015 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Kiki Ayers discuss the biggest casting news for the week of January 30th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is special guest Carl Jones. Megan opens up with "Up Next" featuring New Roles for Leslie Jones & Octavia Spencer. Megan then switches to talk "Fresh Beatz" Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney To Reportedly Perform "FourFive Seconds" At Grammys. Cortez then talks about "The Next Big Thing:" Black Dynamite Season 2. The wrap things up interviewing Carl Jones. [print_gllr id=8216]
40:58
January 30, 2015
Next w/ V. Bozeman | January 30th 2015 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Kiki Ayers discuss the biggest casting news for the week of January 30th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is special guest V. Bozeman. Megan opens up with "Up Next" featuring Fox's Empire and Dope Director Calls A$AP Rocky a 'Natural' in Acting Debut. Cortez then switches to talk "The Next Big Thing": Game: Duet or Do Never! Megan then talks about "Fresh Beatz": T.I. Premieres New Video “G-sht” feat. Young Jeezy. The wrap things up interviewing V. Bozeman. [print_gllr id=8222]
39:17
January 30, 2015
Next w/ Page Kennedy | January 23rd, 2015 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Kiki Ayers discuss the biggest casting news for the week of January 23rd, 2015. Also joining the conversation is special guest Page Kennedy. Megan opens up with "Up Next" featuring Kevin Hart Explains Why He Would Never Play a Gay Role. Kiki switches to talk "Fresh Beatz" How Does Lil Wayne’s ‘Drunk In Love’ Compare To Beyonce’s Original? Cortez then talks about "The Next Big Thing:" The Belfie Stick. The wrap things up interviewing Page Kennedy. [print_gllr id=8147]
40:47
January 23, 2015
Next w/ Johnny Gill | January 16th, 2015 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Kiki Ayers and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of January 16th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is special guest Johnny Gill. Cortex opens up with an icebreaker game. Megan follows up with "Up Next" featuring New Roles for Phylicia Rashad & Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Kiki switches to talk "Fresh Beatz" Eminem And 50 Cent Have A New Record On The Way. Cortez then talks about "The Next Big Thing". The wrap things up interviewing Johnny Gill. [print_gllr id=8084]
51:44
January 16, 2015
Next w/ Christian Keyes | January 9th, 2015 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Kiki Ayers and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of January 9th, 2015. Also joining the conversation is special guest Christian Keyes. Megan opens with by discussingRacist Casting & Inaccuracies: Ridley Scott's Exodus Banned in Egypt. Kiki switches to talk about Google wants to do for music streaming what it did for movie streaming. Cortez then play a game with everyone called 'LADIES NIGHT' or 'WE BOUT TO FIGHT' kinda night. The wrap things up interviewing Christian Keyes. [print_gllr id=7990]
31:35
January 9, 2015
Next w/ Hayley Marie Norman | December 19th, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of December 19th, 2014. Also joining the conversation is special guest Hayley Marie Norman. Megan opens with by discussing Actress Tasha Smith to Pay $50K in Spousal Support. Cortez then discusses New Spinning Rollercoaster: Batman the Ride Rollercoaster and Gas prices expecting to go even lower in 2015. The wrap things up interviewing Hayley Marie Norman. [print_gllr id=7911]
37:00
December 19, 2014
Next for the week of December 12th, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Kiki Ayers and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of December 12th, 2014. Also joining the conversation is special guest Kendra C. Johnson. The hosts open with by discussing Celebs Reactions to No Indictment in Eric Garner Case. Next they discuss "Fresh Beatz" featuring Nicki Minaj Gives Major Stamp of Approval to New Artist. Cortez then discusses "The Next Big Thing" Instagram: Early Spring Cleaning! [print_gllr id=7841]
39:18
December 12, 2014
Next w/ Luke Youngblood | December 5th, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of December 5th, 2014. Also joining the conversation is special guest Luke Youngblood. The hosts open with "Fresh Beatz" featuring Antonique Smith Drops "Hold Up, Wait A Minute" Music Video. Cortez then discusses "The Next Big Thing" Christmas shopping online has grown wings - Drones for your deliveries! They wrap things up with by interviewing the Luke Youngblood. [print_gllr id=7768]
34:27
December 5, 2014
Next | No New Episode This Week Due to Thanksgiving
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, no new episodes this week.
00:22
November 28, 2014
Next w/ the Jazmin Sisters | November 21st, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 21st, 2014. Also joining the conversation are special guests the Jazmin Sisters. The hosts open with "Fresh Beatz" featuring the newest Jazmin Sisters' Music video. Cortez then discusses "The Next Big Thing" by playing the game 'Were They Hot or Nah?'. They wrap things up with by interviewing the Jazmin Sisters. [print_gllr id=7676]
27:23
November 21, 2014
Next w/ April Parker | November 21st, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Kiki Ayers and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 21st, 2014. Also joining the conversation is special guest April Parker. Megan opens up with "New Casting" topics including Critics Blast Wendy Williams' Aaliyah Biopic. Kiki then discusses "Fresh Beatz" featuring Kendrick Lamar Confirms Lil Wayne Collaboration. Cortez then discusses "The Next Big Thing": Jazmin Sisters - YOU. They wrap things up with by interviewing April Parker. [print_gllr id=7670]
36:10
November 21, 2014
Next w/ Keiana Richard and Desean Terry | November 21st, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Kiki Ayers and Cortez West interview Keiana Richard and Desean Terry. Keiana Richàrd was born and raised in Nashville, TN. Her last name comes from her Louisiana roots (both parents being born and raised in Southern Louisiana). She attended The University of Tennessee, Knoxville where she received her B.A. in Theatre Arts and her Minor in Business. While at UTK, she and a group of other black actresses played an integral part in creating more opportunities for minorities in the theatre department. She and four other ladies produced The Colored Museum by George C. Wolfe directed by Ka’ramuu Kush. This production set a precedent of inclusion for minorities in the Clarence Brown theatre department. She received her MFA from the prestigious University of California, San Diego. There she was able to hone her skills as an actress and work with some of the best artists in the country, including directors
36:14
November 17, 2014
Next w/ Bille Woodruff | November 14th, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Kiki Ayers and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 14th, 2014. Also joining the conversation is special guest Bille Woodruff. Megan opens up with "New Casting" topics including Paula Patton Joins the Cast of Warcraft. Kiki then discusses "Fresh Beatz" featuring CALI NATIVE KYLE - “Don't Wanna Fall In Love”. Cortez then leads the panel in a game of 'Who's that Fem on Film?'. They wrap things up with by interviewing Bille Woodruff.
41:59
November 14, 2014
Next w/ Denise Boutte | November 7th, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of November 7th, 2014. Also joining the conversation is special guest Denise Boutte. Megan opens up with "New Casting" topics including HBO Developing ‘Bros’ Black Brothers Comedy and Porsha Williams Gets A Spin-off. Kiki then discusses "Fresh Beatz" featuring Beyoncé Is Releasing New Music and Up NEXT in Music: CALI NATIVE KYLE - “Don't Wanna Fall In Love”. Cortez then breaks down "The Next Big Thing" featuring The NoPhone Is a Technology-free Alternative to a Cell Phone. They wrap things up with by interviewing Denise Boutte.
48:32
November 7, 2014
Next w/ Stevie Mackey | October 31st, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of October 31st, 2014. Also joining the conversation is special guest Stevie Mackey. Megan opens up with "New Casting" topics including Chadwick Bosemen is Marvel's First Black Superhero, and 2004 Kevin Hart Sitcom Coming to DVD. Kiki then discusses "Fresh Beatz" featuring Benzino & Althea Fired From Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, and Suge Knight And Katt Williams Arrested On Robbery Charges. Cortez then breaks down "The Next Big Thing" featuring New Product: Vocal lessons in a bottle - Sound Check. They wrap things up with by interviewing Stevie Mackay. [print_gllr id=7441]
44:06
October 31, 2014
Next w/ The Cast of Drumline 2 | October 24th, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of October 24th, 2014. Also joining the conversation are special guests Duain Richmond, Tye White, Jeff Pierre, and Rome Flynn from Drumline 2. Megan opens up with "New Casting" topics including Eddie Murphy, Morris Chestnut Land Big Roles, and Tyra Banks Panel Talk Show to Launch in 2015. Kiki then discusses "Fresh Beatz" featuring ILOVEMAKONNEN Gets Attacked On Stage, and Iggy Azalea And Boyfriend Nick Young Are The Faces Of Forever 21′s Holiday Ad. Cortez then breaks down "The Next Big Thing" featuring Beyoncé’s new bangs/edges - HOT or NAH?, Bruno Mars starfish model?, Raven-Symone: "I never said I was black", F.A.M.U. half time show, and Nick Cannon and Mariah divorce rumors. They wrap things up with by interviewing the cast of Drumline 2. [print_gllr id=7396]
44:47
October 24, 2014
Next for the Week of October 17th, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Cortez West discuss the biggest casting news for the week of October 17th, 2014. Megan opens up with "New Casting" topics including 'Dear White People' out in theaters and Chris Rock & Prince heading to Saturday Night Live. They then move on to new music in the "Fresh Beatz" segment by discussing Carmen - 'Cold', Pharrell Williams feeling the Halloween spirit, and Snoop Dogg apologizes to Iggy Azalea. Cortez then breaks down "The Next Big Thing" featuring the best Halloween costumes for 2014 and social media comedians dress up as girls for followers. Megan wraps things up with a fun game of "Guess the Celeb". [print_gllr id=7326]
34:34
October 17, 2014
Next w/Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell | October 10th, 2014 | Black Hollywood Live
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Kiki Ayers interviews Angell Conwell and Omar Gooding. Kiki opens up by discussing the new Ghostbusters 3 movie being confirmed, Kanye West Designing A Wedding Ring For North West, and Jay Z Throws Shade At French Tourist. Next she interviews Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell, the stars of the hit Bounce TV original comedy "Family Time". "Family Time" centers around the life and times of The Stallworths, a working class African American family who scratches off a lottery ticket and jumps to middle class overnight. They're an authentic picture of an African American family working to live the dream. This family-next-door consists of two loving parents: Anthony (Omar Gooding) and Lisa (Angell Conwell) Stallworth and their children Ebony (Jayla Calhoun) and Devin (Bentley Kyle Evans, Jr.) The Stallworths move to a middle class community in sunny southern California and both Anthony and Lisa bring baggage and ot
39:29
October 10, 2014
Kofi Siriboe Interview | Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Cortez West and Kiki Ayers interview Kofi Siriboe. Kofi Siriboe has already amassed quite an impressive resume, he is best known for his breakout role in Ice Cube's The Longshots. Kofi landed the role of "Tyler" on "Awkward". His character is a Rwandan student educated in a posh English school, coming to America to study at Palos Verdes, for senior year. Currently Kofi is also the star of Ice Cube's "Straight Outta Compton" and Sony's "Whiplash" that won Sundance Grand Jury prize 2014. Previously he has been seen in Disney's Prom, The Longshots with Ice Cube and the critically acclaimed Toronto Film Festival selection, 40. Siriboe has also starred in countless hit television shows like: CSI, Lincoln Heights, Entourage and many more. Last year successfully launched his own innovative blog/website, which currently has over 3 million followers on YouTube which is a testament to
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October 3, 2014
Erica Ash Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Michelle Renee interviews Erica Ash. Erica Ash is an NAACP Award winning Broadway, Film and Television Actress. Her credits include: Theater- The Lion King (Nala); Spamalot (Lady of the Lake); Love Loss and What I Wore; Baby It’s You (Broadway) (Dionne Warwick/Micki); Soul Doctor (Off-Broadway) (Nina Simone); TV- American Judy (ABC-Pilot); Jamie Foxx’s Afterparty (FOX-Pilot); MADtv (FOX-Season 14: cast member and writer); Cold Case (CBS-Guest Star); The Big Gay Sketch Show (LOGO-Seasons 1 & 2: cast member); Film- Scary Movie 5 (Kendra); I Can Smoke? (Carmen); Minano Ie (Naomi). She is the creator/writer of comedic advice blog “The Deviled Angel” and writes/produces sketch comedy for The Deviled Angel Network. She has done feature segments for The Daily News online and has enjoyed giving back through the Make a Wish foundation, Broadway Sings for Pride and benefits for various theaters including the Rubicon
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September 26, 2014
Yara Shahidi Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live host Stacy Ike interviews Yara Shahidi. Yara was destined to be an actress since she was a baby. Her talent can be seen in her portrayal as Murphy’s daughter, as the full-spirited character ‘Olivia’. Olivia takes her father, who is an overworked businessman, on a journey through her imaginary world and shows him valuable lessons along the way. In her free time, Yara loves learning to cook with her Baba (father), baking with her mommy, learning to speak Farsi, traveling with her family, and conducting science experiments (she wants to build a laboratory in her garage one day). Her favorite subject in school is history–she likes to start everyday learning something new. She currently resides in Los Angeles with mother, father, her two younger brothers and her fish, Cleophus. She began her career at six weeks old, working along side her mother in commercials and print ads. Yara can be seen in such camp
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September 26, 2014
Asia Monet Ray Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Cortez West, and Kiki Ayers interview Asia Monet Ray. At only eight years old, Asia Monet Ray has taken the dance world by storm. Born in Yorba Linda, California, she first took interest in gymnastics when she was just a toddler. Quickly realizing she had a natural athleticism and a love for movement, Asia’s parents enrolled her in figure skating lessons, with dance lessons soon following. As expected, she picked up both sports with ease and went on to win numerous awards in a short amount of time. Eventually, she stopped ice-skating to focus on dance, which she found to be her true passion. Often sweeping her competition away, she was a real threat to challengers of all ages and became known as a dance prodigy. Asia’s hard work paid off, and at the tender age of five, she made history by becoming the youngest StarPower National Championship winner to ever take the title. Her knack for picking up choreogr
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September 20, 2014
Ro Shon Fegan Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Stacy Ike interview Ro Shon Fegan. 2014 - Gained worldwide attention in over a 137 countries as a young television star for seven years, 22-year old Los Angeles native music producer/artist, Ro Shon Fegan is transitioning from his young image with a more mature look & sound which was recently seen at the 56th Grammys and 2014 Billboard Awards Red Carpet. In addition to making his own music, Ro Shon electrified viewers on Season 14 of Dancing with the Stars with his signature dance moves. He's also honed his production skills and has become a budding collaborator, producing tracks for Britney Spears and Wiz Khalifa. Ro Shon stated in his interview with KTLA: “Music is something I’ve done all my life. But I haven’t really taken that step to [say], ‘Here I am!’ So now I’m taking those steps and people are hearing the songs I wrote and produced myself.” While Ro takes pride in
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September 5, 2014
Andra Fuller Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas, Cortez West interviews Andra Fuller. Andra Fuller is a talent on the rise. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Andra's active imagination, talkative nature, and need for laughs typically led him to both entertain and terrorize his two older siblings. This natural talent also transferred to his academic life, where he was often reprimanded by his teachers and administrators. Despite these unintentional classroom disruptions, teachers could not deny his aptitude and ability to quickly grasp new ideas and information. Soon, he was acknowledged as a gifted and talented student, and placed in advanced classes. When he was not at school or playing football with the neighborhood kids, he was at home, dancing, rapping, impersonating celebrities, or telling jokes for anyone who would listen. It was during those pivotal early years that Andra discovered his love for entertainment. While in high school,
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August 22, 2014
Tori Kay Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Cortez West interviews Tori Kay. Tori Kay is an in demand young singer/songwriter/actress who is currently filming as the face of Disney's International Language DVD, a music ambassador for The United Nations Foundation, just signed with the top kids group KidzBop who is currently #3 on the Billboard 200, and is in call backs for the lead role on Broadway's Matilda The Musical. Her music is an exciting blend of urban/pop with a message of empowerment. The definition of a triple threat and true entertainer. The industry says she is the new and improved Britney Spears with a real voice! Check out her lyric video to her original song "Kings" This interview was recorded August 8th, 2014.
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August 8, 2014
Verse Simmonds Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Cortez West interview Verse Simmonds. You’re looking to set the mood for a nice evening in, but instead of a playlist you click on Verse Simmonds’ mixtape. Which one? It really doesn’t matter. Any one you choose from, including Sex Tape Chronicles 1, Sex Tape Chronicles 2, Sex Love & Hip Hop, or Circa 96, will get the job done. Salacious, sexy, and really whatever he wants it to be, he’s the industry’s risk taker, and it’s all paying off in his favor. Verse is in a league of his own, and called on by the best to create hits that resonate from now, until forever. While in the studio with other artists, he has a special connection with anyone he works with. He takes the time to study the artist’s style so he can give them more than a record, but a song that’s true to who they are. This is because no matter what he accomplishes or encounters, Verse will remain faithful to what he has been called to
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August 8, 2014
Antonique Smith Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Cortez West and Kiki Ayers interview Antonique Smith. Antonique is an actor, singer, writer. She is most famous for her starring role of Faith Evans in "Notorious" where she received rave reviews. Antonique first garnered attention in her buzz-worthy leading role in "Rent" on Broadway as Mimi Marquez. Antonique became the international poster girl for the show. Antonique played CIA agent Sandra Burns in Abduction opposite Taylor Lautner and Alfred Molina and will be in theaters in late 2012 in Yelling To The Sky", playing the starring role of Ola O'Hara, opposite Zoe Kravitz and Gabourey Sidibe. Antonique had a featured role in the Golden Globe nominated "Across The Universe" and has also guest starred on numerous hit TV shows including Law & Order and HBO's Bored To Death and the Sidney Lumet directed "100 Centre Street". Sidney Lumet gave Antonique he
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August 1, 2014
Lucena Herrera Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Cortez West and Kiki Ayers interview Lucena Herrera. Her broadcasting reel is on you tube and vimeo under Lucena Herrera reel... Her reel features her time at Telemundo as on air talent. As well as her time with Warriors World TV for the Golden State Warriors and comcast sports net The Lunch Box which are two shows she created and hosted. She still works with wwtv which is the #1 site for the Golden State Warriors and is currently collaborating with the clothing line Oaklandish to create exclusive wwtv appearl. Oaklandish is a local based clothing line that has a lot of popularity in the Bay and has now started expanding east. For more info visit Oaklandish.com. LUCENA was also a Raiderette and she is an Actress. Her most recent work was in Fruitvale Station staring Micheal B Jordan, Melanie Diaz and Oscar award winning actress Octavia Spencer. Lucena landed a principle role named Rose who was the sister of the main f
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July 18, 2014
Azur-De Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Megan Thomas and Cortez West interview Azur-De. Born and raised in the heart of Los Angeles, Azur-De is no stranger to the spotlight. At the young age of 9, she began performing with the dance troupe “Positive Steps” where she traveled statewide and performed in sold out arenas during half time shows for the Lakers, Raiders, and Magic Johnson All Star Weekends. Her passion for performance grew when she studied at “Faith Acting Studios” at the age of 12. What began as a hobby soon became a major influence in her growth as an artist. Growing up in South Central LA gave her limited resources but she used it as motivation instead of an obstacle. In high school she was honored for excelling academically, leading the cheerleading team as Captain and Senior Class as President. She was accepted to the University of California, Berkeley with an academic scholarship. It was then where
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July 12, 2014
Naturi Naughton Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview Naturi Naughton. Naturi Naughton is an American Singer and Actress best known for her performance as "Lil Kim" in Fox Searchlight's hit film "Notorious", and her role in MGM's remake of the classic film "Fame". Naughton has starred in various other projects such as: Lottery Ticket, The Playboy Club, Mad Men and The Client List. She also appeared on Broadway in the Tony Award winning musical, "Hairspray" for 3 years. Before her transition into film and television, Naughton was a member of the Platinum selling Pop trio 3LW. She was greatly inspired by Whitney Houston as a child and knew by the age of 5 that she wanted to be a singer and an actress. She is a rising star in the Film/TV community who values hard work and perseverance. This interview was recorded June 6th, 2014.
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June 6, 2014
Walter Fauntleroy Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
BHL: Next -- In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview Walter Fauntleroy.
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May 30, 2014
LaRoyce Hawkins Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest LaRoyce Hawkins. LaRoyce Hawkins stars as Officer Kevin Atwater on NBC's new police drama "Chicago P.D." Hawkins, who first originated the role in "Chicago Fire," is an accomplished standup comic, spoken-word artist and musician. He had a role in the feature film "The Express," which chronicled the life of Ernie Davis - the first African American to win college football's coveted Heisman Award. On the television side, Hawkins has appeared on MTV's "Underemployed," ABC's drama, "Detroit 187," and the TBS comedy, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne." He has appeared on stage in "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, "Hoodoo Love" at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" and other legit productions. Hawkins holds a BFA in acting from Illinois State University. This interview
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April 26, 2014
Prentice Penny Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Prentice Penny. A native Los Angelean, Prentice grew up spending a lot of time in front of the television. Even though he was a huge UCLA Bruin fan, Prentice attended USC's School of Cinema/Television. He majored in Filmic Writing and upon graduation he was not given a three-picture deal. Met with the sober reality that he had to now become a "professional writer", Prentice wrote/directed an independent feature film, "You Say Tomato." While he continued to write numerous spec TV scripts at night, Prentice worked several day jobs. He worked as a substitute teacher and tutor at a foster home for two years. In 2004, Prentice got his first break as a Writer's Guild Trainee on the UPN show "Girlfriends." He continued to work his way up to Executive Story Editor over the show's final four seasons. In 2008, Prentice was hired on Fox's "Do Not Disturb" s
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April 5, 2014
Cocoa Brown Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Cocoa Brown. Actress and comedian Cocoa Brown will next be seen as a lead in Tyler Perry's latest film, Single Moms Club, in theaters March 14th. The fiery performer, whose credits include another Tyler Perry project - his critically acclaimed comedy series "For Better or Worse" on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network and a national commercial spot for Progressive Insurance Company, has assembled an extensive body of work. A career that began as an advertising associate for Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus and a writer for various sketch comedy shows proved confining for the dynamic performer. She honed her writing and creativity to pursue her dream of being a stand-up comic. A decade later Brown had nearly mastered the art of comedy. She harnessed its essence and purpose, performing on top rated comedy shows including BET's "Comic View" and "One Mic Stand", and "Showtime at the Apollo".Toda
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March 14, 2014
Anisse Michelle Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Anisse Michelle. From music videos to the big screen Anisse Michelle's grace, poise and talent have commanded the attention of producers, fellow actors, and adoring fans. Anisse's beauty often demands one's recognition but her ability to portray her character earns the respect she well deserves. Her successful portrayal of a female detective in Stephen Soucy's short film 'Tightwire' cemented her entrance in Hollywood. Anisse's unwillingness to trust her career to just anyone led her to work with legendary acting coach Amy Lyndon, founder of the Lyndon Technique. She trains weekly learning to book the roles actors dream about. Currently Anisse is set to play the role of female detective, Bonnie Brash in Director, Vincent Rivera's upcoming film 'P.I. Metropolitan Stories'. Anisse will also share the screen with Dewayne Johnson, aka "The Rock" in this upcoming movie. Most recently, Anisse Mich
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March 7, 2014
Melvin Jackson Jr Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Melvin Jackson Jr. Melvin was born on April 4th, 1981 in Washington D.C., and now resides in Los Angeles. Best known as Bernard on the HBO series "The Wire" and as The Bully on The CW's "Everybody Hates Chris." A young, talented actor, Melvin also does Stand Up Comedy at venues around Los Angeles. He wrote a poetry Book, as well as several Screen Plays. In his work as President and CEO of Urban Vision Entertainment, Melvin has collaborated on Film and Television Productions. When asked "if you could only be known for one thing, what would it be?" Melvin replies "to be known as a great businessman, period." Melvin started in the entertainment business as a Model and Music Manager at the age of 19. He has creatively assisted Musical Recording Artists such as Tank, Tonya Blount, Jay-Z, Freeway & Benzino, and several others. Melvin got i
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March 7, 2014
Katlynn Simone Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Katlynn Simone. Mutli-faceted actress and singer/songwriter Katlynn Simone Smith is quickly becoming "one to watch" in the entertainment industry, in 2014. This spring she will return to television on the 7th season of BET's hit series "The Game." Katlynn Simone co-stars as Brittany Pitts, Jason Pitts' (Coby Bell) rebellious, troublemaking and smart-mouthed daughter on the long running comedy about the lives of professional athletes and the relationships surrounding their careers. On the music front, in February 2014 Katlynn Simone will release the music video for her single "Beautiful Lie," which will showcase her powerful vocals and musical range. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Katlynn Simone always had a love for the arts. Music was one of her passions, and she would beg for vocal lessons every birthday and Christmas. Her parents had her start working with a small v
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February 27, 2014
Shanola Hampton Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Shanola Hampton. Shanola Hampton currently stars alongside Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy and Joan Cusack in Showtime's endearing drama "Shameless." Hampton stars as the helpful and loveable friend to "Fiona Gallagher," Rossum's character. She has previously attained a wide variety of television roles including stints on "Miami Medical," "Eli Stone," "Pepper Dennis," "Related," "Scrubs," "Strong Medicine" and "Reba." She has also attained multiple independent feature credits. She recently completed production on the independent film "They Die By Dawn" starring alongside Rosario Dawson, Idris Elba and Erykah Badu. Hampton also recently wrapped production on the independent feature "Things Never Said" in which she stars opposite Dorian Missick, Omari Hardwick and Michael Beach.Hampton earned her undergraduate degree from Winthrop University before receiving her Masters Degree in F
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February 21, 2014
Jaclyn Betham Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Jaclyn Betham. Jaclyn Betham, originally from Long Beach, CA, has had a love for performing since before she could remember, starting off in gymnastics as just a young girl. After a huge growth spurt Jaclyn turned to ballet where she quickly excelled and began training with the San Jose Ballet Company. At the age of 15 she was accepted into the Houston Ballet where she performed for three years before moving back to San Jose as part of the San Jose Opera.At 19 Jaclyn had the opportunity to dance and coach with Ballet Pacifica and she quickly fell in love with teaching. She became an instructor for the San Jose Ballet and started her own non-profit, the Betham Ballet Theatre, which gives underprivileged children the chance to learn the art of ballet. Jaclyn first started her acting experience with roles in short films, which led her to want more despite her promising ballet career. Deter
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February 15, 2014
Imani Hakim Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Imani Hakim. Imani Hakim (born August 12, 1993) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Tonya Rock on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris as well as portraying Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas in The Gabby Douglas Story.When she was seven, Imani studied acting at Karamu House Theater in Cleveland, Ohio. She also studied at Alexander's Workshop School in Lakewood, California and at The Young Actor's Space in Burbank, California.It's been nearly a decade since the nation was introduced to Imani Hakim as Tonya Rock on "Everybody Hates Chris." She was just 11 year old when she landed the role.Hakim has since blossomed into a grown woman, and the 20-year-old thespian is taking her career to new heights as one of two actresses portraying Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas in the Lifetime film "The Gabby Douglas Story," which airs Feb. 1 at 8 p.m.The Post
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February 15, 2014
Andre Hall Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Andre Hall. Andre can be seen starring in a lead role on the hit comedy for the OWN network, "Love Thy Neighbor" produced and created by Tyler Perry. The show is a situation comedy by writer and director Tyler Perry and is a wonderfully fresh show about a middle class family, and their daily joys, struggles, triumphs, and fumbles. Hattie Mae Love (Patrice Lovely) lives in the simple home that she and one of her husband's bought some time ago. Linda (Kendra C. Johnson) her daughter, splits her time between Hattie's home and the apartment she sometimes shares with her on-again off-again husband, Lionel. Danny (Andre Hall), Linda's son, is his mother's pride and joy. He is young, handsome, smart, and looking for a job. After graduating from college, Danny finds himself on his grandmother Hattie Mae's sofa. Floyd (Palmer Williams, Jr.), the uncle, through his late bro
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February 8, 2014
Leon Thomas III Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Leon Thomas. Leon's career started on Broadway and took him to LA where he was cast as one of the stars of the Emmy nominated Nickelodeon series "Victorious." Since the shows end almost two years ago, Leon has emerged as one of the shining stars amongst the very talented cast.Leon Thomas is a multi-talented singer, actor & musician signed to Columbia/Rostrum Records. He recently released his new single entitled "Hello How Are You" featuring label mate Wiz Khalifa (video will be released in a couple of weeks). A full album is being planned for release in 2014! In addition to his new single, Leon along with his producing partner Khris-Riddick Tynes and under their production company The Rascals, produced half of pop star, Ariana Grande's #1 hit album, Yours Truly and is back in the studio with Ariana producing her new Christmas EP and working on her second album! In addition, Leon has been
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January 31, 2014
Travis Winfrey Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Travis Winfrey. Travis Winfrey, a multi-talented performer, can be seen in the role of the flamboyant fashion stylist 'Omar' on the VH1 series "Single Ladies." Starring opposite Hollywood stars such as D.B. Woodside, Harold House Moore and Stacey Dash. "Single Ladies" follows the lives of three women navigating life, love and friendship in Atlanta, Georgia.Winfrey's first big break came when a music scout heard him sing outside of a club while he was waiting for his girlfriend. Music company So So Def Productions acquired his sample CD of cover songs that he recorded and asked him to join a boy band that they were developing. They had a great run for four years performing covers and original hits across the country. It was when he was performing at a mall in Syracuse that a member of the International Model and Talent Association in New York convinced Winfrey to read for a mon
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January 17, 2014
Thea Trinidad Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Thea Trinidad. Thea Megan Trinidad was born and raised in Queens, NY to Monique and Michael Angel Trinidad on December 27, 1990. As a child Thea religiously watched wrestling with her father and younger brother Timothy. Although her interest was primarily wrestling, Thea also enjoyed swimming and playing baseball with her grandfather Jose Padilla. On September 11, 2001 Thea's father Michael Angel Trinidad was tragically killed by the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center where he worked for the firm Cantor Fitzgerald as a Telecom Analyst. Thea was 10 years old.The family then moved to Centereach, Long Island where Thea trained as a dancer, singer and actress. She participated in dance classes such as ballet, jazz, hip-hop, step, belly dancing and Zumba. In high school, Thea competed in step competitions and won 2nd place both years. Thea took acting classes as well as wo
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January 17, 2014
Donna Glytch Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Donna Glytch. Destiny Lightsy (a.k.a. Donna Glytch) is an international recording artist, actress, and dancer. She has appeared in several feature films including "You Got Served," "Fat Albert," "The House That Jack Built," and "Pissed." She was also a co-host on MTV's "Yo Momma" and a variety of networks and television shows including NBC, MTV, MADTV, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Comedy Central, "The Jay Leno Show," "Regis & Kelly," "106 and Park," the GRAMMYs, The American Music Awards, Euro VMA's, BET Awards, Soul Train Music Awards and Coca-Cola commercials.Destiny is a former member of Interscope's Hit Group "iSquare," which had a #5 dance song on the Billboard Charts. She has worked with such artists as Missy Elliot, Usher, Chris Brown, P. Diddy, Christina Aguilera, and Jamie Foxx.This interview was recorded on December 6th, 2013.
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December 9, 2013
Mechelle Epps Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Mechelle Epps. A talented actress, positive role model and overall effeminate powerhouse, Mechelle Epps is living proof that women are capable of managing an active household while maintaining a successful, multi-faceted career.Mechelle first entered the fashion and entertainment industries at the age of 14, working in local productions, modeling, and appearing in beauty pageants in Houston, Texas. After realizing the desire to take her career to the next level, Mechelle left Houston for Los Angeles, the infamous entertainment capital of the world, to pursue acting and modeling. Shortly after her arrival in the City of Angels Mechelle met and married well-known film star and hilarious stand-up comedian Michael Epps, and became the parents of two beautiful daughters.In addition to providing a comfortable home for her family, Mechelle has also managed to preserve a successful career, appearin
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December 8, 2013
Omar Miller Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Omar Miller. Omar Miller joins Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in HBO's half-hour dramedy pilot chronicling the lives of a variety of Miami-based athletes. Coincidentally, this marks Miller's first return to series programming since Jerry Bruckheimer's "CSI: Miami." He has also since re-teamed with Director Gary Fleder to star with James Franco, Jeremy Statham and Winona Ryder in "Homefront," the action movie scripted by Sylvester Stallone. Omar also starred in Fleder's Universal Pictures football drama "The Express"; the life story of Syracuse running back and humanitarian Ernie David, alongside Rob Brown and Dennis Quaid; and appeared in the critically acclaimed DreamWorks film "Things We Lost in The Fire" shining alongside Halle Berry and Benecio Del Toro. It was his first drama since performing in Jim Sheridan's film, "Get Rich or Die Tryin'," alongside 50 Cent and Terrence Howard.Miller
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November 22, 2013
Hari Williams Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Hari Williams. Hari Williams is the second of three kids of very creative parents. He was always encouraged to pursue artistic endeavors, including drawing, writing, and most importantly, theater; appearing on stage since he was 6 years old. At age 13, however, he decided that he wanted to only do acting and began to audition for commercial and TV work. Seeking to expand his knowledge of the acting craft, Hari left the comforts of his family home in the Los Angeles suburb of Calabasas, CA. He ventured 3,000 miles away from Hollywood, and enrolled in the prestigious theater arts program at Howard University ("HU") where he earned a BFA and appeared in many university and local-area theater productions. He recalls Howard as "an experience of a lifetime where I met incredible people who continue to inspire me, and the place that truly laid the foundation for the artist that I am continuing t
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November 16, 2013
Brittany Richards Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Brittany Richards. Brittany Richards grew up in Kentucky but always dreamed of being a working actress in Los Angeles. She first discovered her love for the craft of acting while watching "Forrest Gump" in a packed theater. She found the actors' ability to garner an audience's full attention fascinating.Brittany's theatrical training led her to Los Angeles, CA where she landed a number of hosting and theatrical gigs. She can be seen in the Web series "Almost 30" and "Gone Viral."This interview was recorded on November 8th, 2013.
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November 8, 2013
Laila Odom – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Laila Odom. Laila Odom, received her (BFA) degree in Theater Arts at Rutgers University: Mason Gross School of the Arts. During college, Laila embarked on a successful modeling career in New York that led to international opportunities in German and South Africa. Laila moved to Los Angeles to further pursue an acting career and studied with Margie Haber, Lesly Khan and Ivana Chubbuck. Laila began to study improv at Los Angeles Upright Citizens Brigade, which later lead to a lead in the new hit web series “The Real Preachers Wives”, on The Comedy Shaq channel directed by Leslie Smalls. This opportunity allowed Laila to hone her comedy and sketch skills, which led to roles in such films as "Dysfunctional Friends", "He's Mine Not Yours" and "Video Girl". This interview was recorded on November 1st, 2013.
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November 1, 2013
Gregg Wayans Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Gregg Wayans. Actor, comedian, writer and a member of the talented and famous Wayans Family, Gregg Wayans is the nephew of Keenan, Damon, Kim, Shawn, and Marlon Wayans. Gregg has appeared in the feature films "Dance Flick" and "We the Party." He also co-starred in the HBO-Cinemax late-night television series "Zane's The Jump Off."Gregg will be seen in the upcoming short film entitled "Bloodthirsty" and the sequel to the highly successful Marlon Wayans movie, "A Haunted House."This interview was recorded on October 25th, 2013.
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October 25, 2013
Aml Ameen Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Aml Ameen. British actor Aml Ameen initially became know to a Stateside audience via his starring role opposite Oscar-winner Kathy Bates in David E. Kelley's HARRY'S LAW, followed by the war drama RED TAILS alongside the likes of Bryan Cranston and Terrence Howard. He next shares billing with Howard in Lee Daniels' follow-up to PRECIOUS, as a young Forest Whitaker in Weinstein Co's anticipated THE BUTLER (August '13) which also features Oprah Winfrey and Jane Fonda among others. Thereafter, Ameen can be seen in the thriller EVIDENCE, and joins the cast of yet another studio film, THE MAZE RUNNER (February '14).In his native England, Ameen first gained recognition for his depiction of "Trife" in the cult classic independent feature KIDULTHOOD. His acclaimed performance garnered him a nomination for "Best Newcomer" at the 2006 Screen nation Awards, as well as a spot in The London Times' list
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October 19, 2013
Drew Sidora Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Drew Sidora. Drew Sidora hails from Chicago, Illinois. Drew will next be seen playing Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins in the VH1's Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story premiering October 20th on VH1. Drew is best known for breakout roles in The Game, That's So Raven, and the original Step Up. Drew recently produced her first feature film Blessed and Cursed with Deitrick Hadden, starring Sheryl Lee Ralph Drew also launched her own record label, Record Breakers Music Group. The label serves as a platform to showcase young artists and music producers. As a child, T-Boz was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia, and this encouraged Drew to become a spokesperson for Sickle Disease Association of Illinois. September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month and you can see this link for more information: http://sicklecelldisease-illinois.org/. Drew Sidora was the Host of the 2013 Real Men Cook in Chicago, promoti
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October 8, 2013
Mack Wilds Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Mack Wilds. They say you never forget your first love and when Mack Wilds first fell in love, he fell hard. "The city is like a beautiful struggle, a place where roses grow through the concrete" the 24-year old singer says of his native New York City; the inspiration for his debut LP New York: A Love Story. Tristan Paul Mack Wilds is best known for his acting roles as Michael Lee and Dixon Wilson on HBO's "The Wire" and CW's "90210" respectively, but before he hit Hollywood, Wilds dreamed of a career in music. "I don't remember a time in my life when music wasn't a factor in my life," the Staten Island product says. "I was immersed in what music was in the '90s. Everything we heard in hip-hop, I could look outside of my window in the projects and see it going on." Growing up, Mack saw his father sing in local bands. He looked to follow in his dad's fo
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October 8, 2013
Lawrence Saint-Victor Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Lawrence Saint-Victor. Lawrence Saint-Victor portrays "Carter Walton", adoptive brother to "Marcus Forrester" (portrayed by Texas Battle) on the multi-Emmy® award winning drama, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL.Saint-Victor returns to Daytime television and CBS having played "Remy Boudreau" on Guiding Light from 2006 until the show's final episode in 2009. His other acting credits include guest-starring roles on For Better or Worse, Ugly Betty, Law & Order: SVU, Wed Locked and The History Channel's Honor Deferred. In partnership with his co-star, Karla Mosley, and executive producer/head writer, Bradley P. Bell, Saint-Victor co-created and co-wrote Room8, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL's first web series that coincides with the show's storyline. Room8 can be seen in its entirety on CBS.com.Saint-Victor graduated with a B.F.A. in Acting from Purchase College, State University of New York. He current
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October 4, 2013
Harrison Knight – BHL Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Harrison Knight. Harrison Knight entered the world on April 13, 1991 in Orangeburg, SC. He shortly relocated to Kingstree, SC with his mother. During this period Harrison bean theatrical performances at his church. He demonstrated phenomenal talent at an early age. In elementary school, Karl Singletary, an artist-in-residence and a former member of the Buffalo City Ballet selected him to train as a ballet dancer. It was later suggested that he train in tap dance as well; therefore, he began tap dancing at age eight. By the end of his second year, he had advanced to the senior tap company. Being urged to allow Harrison more opportunities to hone his performance skills, he and his mother relocated to Atlanta in 2002. He continued ballet and tap classes at Ballethnic Dance Company, where he performed in major productions, including The Urban Nutcracker and The Leopard Tale.
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September 20, 2013
Tyler Lepley – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Tyler Lepley. Tyler Lepley grew up as an only child in a rough neighborhood in Philadelphia. Having participated in athletics from a young age, Tyler was a three-sport star at Central Bucks High School West, competing in basketball, track and football. Tyler also played collegiate football at Kutztown University, where he was a starting running back for two years. He graduated from Kutztown with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Upon graduation, he moved to Los Angeles, unsure of what lay ahead but wanting a change and on a quest for more. He began a career in personal training. One day, he was approached by a producer who loved his look and personality and thought he could be right for a role in an upcoming film. Tyler auditioned for the part and booked his first role in an independent feature. After that, his passion for acting began to flourish. He
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September 20, 2013
Porscha Coleman – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Nick Perdue and Megan Thomas interview special guest Porscha Coleman. Porscha Coleman is an singer, actress, dancer, and television correspondent. Porscha has guest starred and co-starred in over 15 major television shows such as "The Parkers", "My Wife & Kids", "7th Heaven", "MTV's Wild & Out", and "Bones." In addition to acting, she has appeared as the lead dancer choreographer in numerous music videos with artist such as rapper 50 Cent, rock/hip hop group Gym Class Heroes, mogul/rapper Diddy, & Oscar winners, Three 6 Mafia. TV Correspondent is the latest addition to Porscha Coleman's already long list of accomplishments and she can be seen as a recurring co-host on BET's, "106 & Park" as well as the "Maury Povich Show." This interview was recorded September 13th, 2013.
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September 13, 2013
Patrick Faucette – BHL Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Patrick Faucette. Patrick Faucette is a talented actor, who can currently be seen in OWN’s highest rated drama “The Have’s and the Have Nots.” Written and directed by Tyler Perry; Patrick plays the role of Tony Watson, the long lost father of Benny Young (Tyler Lepley). His character creates quite a stir in the lives of the “have nots” with his renewed interest in the life of his son. Originally from Willingboro, New Jersey, performing has always been in the forefront of Patrick’s interests. He began his career with his first love: music, playing the bass guitar in several bands before graduating from Cinnaminson High School. Patrick also loved to perform on the field, he is a talented athlete and attended Boston University on a football scholarship where he majored in Physical Therapy. After graduating from college, Patrick moved to San Francisco and quickly was employed
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August 23, 2013
Bryton James – BHL Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Bryton James. Bryton James portrays Devon Hamilton, a young adult who has been in and out of foster homes before coming into the lives of the Winters family, on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. He joined the cast in April, 2004. In 2007, James won a Daytime Emmy as Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series. He was nominated for the same award in 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2013. He was also nominated for NAACP Image Awards as Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and he won the award in 2009. James began his acting career at an early age, landing his first commercial when he was two years old. He was soon cast as Richie on the hit series “Family Matters,” where he appeared in more than 200 episodes during the show’s nine-year run. He previously played “Luka” in a recurring role on the TV series “The Vampire Diaries.”
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August 16, 2013
Jonathan McDaniel Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Jonathan McDaniel. Jonathan McDaniel, known as Lil’ J, is an American actor and rapper. He is best known for his role as Devon Carter on the hit Disney Channel show That’s So Raven. He has also appeared in the direct-to-video release Nora’s Hair Salon. He currently stars in VH1's Hit the Floor. This interview August 2nd, 2013!
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August 2, 2013
Erica Dickerson Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Erica Dickerson. As a native Angeleno, Erica began campaigning for an agent at the age of seven. In the third grade Erica nailed her first interview and was signed by Tracy Dwyer at La Talent/Models where she enjoyed a prosperous career as a child commercial actor and model while going to school. After high school Erica recognized the importance of continuing her education in an environment that would also develop her craft. She was accepted into the prestigious Fine Arts College, Marymount Manhattan. However, her time at Marymount was cut short when she was offered a position to work with a Grammy Award Winning Artist and travel the world. This was a difficult decision but she knew that the educational advantages of world travel would only help to broaden her frame of reference when honing her craft as an actor. After three years on the job it was time to settle
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July 26, 2013
Ben Watson Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Ben Watson. Born in Jamaica, Watson moved to Toronto with his family when he was 10 years old. He loved storytelling from an early age, and was drawn to the performers he saw in movies and on television. Unlike a handful actors who get into the business when they are children, Watson chose to pursue an education before getting his feet wet in the acting world. He decided after high school to attend Humber College in Toronto, and he started to attend scene study and voice and improvisation classes. In 2006 he decided to immerse himself in his craft, and did every independent film, short, and project that came his way. In 2007, he landed a lead role in "The Limits", which did well in the festival circuit. He then went on to book various roles in television from 2009 through 2010. In 2011, Watson landed the role that would put him on the map not only in Canada but i
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July 20, 2013
Robert Christopher Riley Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Robert Christopher Riley. Robert Christopher Riley, has guest starred in numerous television series, including "For Better or Worse," "Damages," "Single Ladies," "Nurse Jackie," "White Collar," "Victorious," "Medium," "Royal Pains" and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent." He was also seen in a bit role in the feature film "The Bourne Legacy," starring Jeremy Renner. He currently stars in "Hit the Floor" on VH1 as Terrence. Riley attended the professional actor training program at Ohio University, where he performed in a variety of stage productions, including "Othello," "Our Lady of 121st St.," "A View from the Bridge" and "The Gods are Not to Blame." Other theater credits include "A Christmas Carol," "Witness for the Prosecution" and "Antigone Now," all at Cincy Playhouse. Riley enjoys a variety of sports, including football, basketball, baseball, bowling and cycling.
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July 20, 2013
Sam Sarpong Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Eboni K. Williams and Nick Perdue interview special guest Sam Sarpong. Sam Sarpong is an English Actor who has appeared in over 60 films and 40 Television shows. He was the International face of Tommy Hilfiger for 6 years. He has been voted 50 Most Beautiful by YM Magazine, and twice named 50 Most Beautiful by Today's Black Woman’s Magazine. He's modeled for top designers such as Louis Vuitton Gucci, DKNY, Jean Paul Gaultier , Diesel, Ed Hardy, and many more. In 2008 Sam was named by US Weekly Magazine Hot 100 Young Hollywood List. Last year was named by Men’s Fashion Magazine as one of the top 10 Male Models in the World. He can currently be seen as the face of French Designer Jean Phillipe. He was the Co-host of the MTV Hit Show "Yo Momma" and addition to hosting for the Soap Network he is also a BET correspondent. Sam is also part of the R&B Hip Hop Group "The League" who has been a sensation all throughout Asia for the past decade recordi
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July 12, 2013
Miranda Rae Mayo Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Miranda Rae Mayo. The first thing you notice about Miranda Rae Mayo is her enthusiasm - it's infectious! Tempered with a clear sense of self and purpose, she radiates a professional confidence, rarely found in someone her age. Since landing in Hollywood, the statuesque young beauty has found solid footing in both TV/film and print modeling. On-screen, Miranda has worked alongside Emmy Rossum, Snoop Dogg, Marcus Paulk, Quinton Aaron, and Rick Fox to name a few. Most recently, she completed a 5-episode arc on the hit BET series "The Game" with Brandy Norwood, Cody Bell, and Hosea Chanchez. Girls everywhere will recognize Miranda for her national "Sexy Hair" campaign as well as numerous other national commercials and print campaigns. Hailing from central California Miranda discovered early on that she had both the desire and appreciation for performing. It was not the sheer "act" of acting tha
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June 28, 2013
Vincent M. Ward Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Eboni K. Williams, Jessica King, and Nick Perdue interview special guest Vincent M. Ward who is an actor best known for his portrail of Oscar on AMC's The Walking Dead. He has been working in Hollywood for over ten years. He made his on-screen debut back in 2000 when he landed a role in the hit blockbuster film Traffic and has since then appeared in other box office favorites such as Oceans 11 and Bringing down the House. Ward has also secured an impressive roster of TV credits that continues to grow. This resume coupled with the nationwide launch of his production company V.M.W. Productions, has solidified his place in Hollywood. Now, he is making a name for himself as “The Next Big Thing” in entertainment and shows no signs of slowing down. Born on January 27th, 1971, Vincent has always found himself in the spotlight. In high school he was an All-American athlete who enjoyed playing Football and Baseball before selecting Basketball as his s
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June 21, 2013
Sufe Bradshaw Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Eboni K. Williams, Jessica King, and Nick Perdue interview special guest Sufe Bradshaw who was born into a family of nine siblings, learning early on the value of hard work and dedication from her Sicilian dad and her mother of Ghanain roots. She began her acting odyssey at the Los Angeles City Theatre Academy, where she earned a degree in Theatre. Soon after her intensive study at The Academy, she went on to train with Ben Guillory at The Robey Theatre, as well as Lee Strasberg’s prestigious Actor’s Studio, moderated by Martin Landau. Bradshaw continued to refine her craft with The Meisner Technique, along with intensive sessions in cold reading with Jimmy DiStefano, Allan Miller’s rehearsal workshop, and Wallace Audition Techniques. Bradshaw has been featured in stage productions around Los Angeles including The Nat Turner Rebellion, A Raisin in the Sun, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, The Glass Menagerie, Hamlet, Summer and Smoke, and Burn Th
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June 8, 2013
McKinley Freeman Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Eboni K. Williams, Jessica King, Jason Carter, and Nick Perdue interview special guest McKinley Freeman who stars as professional basketball player Derek Roman in the new VH1 series drama Hit The Floor. Freeman recently co-starred in the feature film End of Watch with Jake Gyllenhaal and has guest starred on television in CSI, NCIS, ER, In Justice, General Hospital, as well as recurring roles on Days of Our Lives and NBC’s Samantha Who with Christina Applegate where he played boyfriend to Jennifer Esposito. He also guests on the premiere episode of Eva Longoria and Marc Cherry’s upcoming Devious Maids. This interview was recorded May 31st, 2013.
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June 1, 2013
Toks Olagundoye Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Eboni K. Williams, Jason Carter, Jessica King and Nick Perdue interview special guest Toks Olagundoye who was born to a Norwegian mother and a Nigerian father, Toks Olagundoye is a native of Lagos, Nigeria. Educated in Nigeria, Switzerland and England for elementary, middle and high school, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre from Smith College. Captivated by cinema from a very early age, Toks was always eager to move to the United States, the location of all of her favorite films (except the James Bond series, of course) and motherland to many of her favorite actors. She was beside herself with joy when she moved to Massachusetts for college. She now resides and works on the US. This interview was recorded May 31st, 2013.
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May 31, 2013
Redaric Williams Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Eboni K. Williams, Jason Carter, Nick Perdue interview special guest Redaric Williams who was born in Michigan, but constantly moving as a youth he was subsequently raised throughout the states. He attended three different high schools before ultimately returning to Michigan and graduating from Denby Tech and Prep High school in Detroit. Redaric majored in business at the University of North Texas. He went to college on an athletic scholarship for football and received a 4.0 grade point average his freshman year. He later left college one semester short of graduating to move to New York. This interview was recorded May 24th, 2013.
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May 25, 2013
Angell Conwell Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Jessica King, Jason Carter, Nick Perdue interview special guest Angell Conwell who joined the cast of THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS in December, 2010. She plays the role of attorney Leslie Michaelson, sister of Tyler Michaelson (Redaric Williams). They discuss her upbringing in Orangeburg, South Carolina and moving to Columbia, South Carolina at the age of two. Later they discuss how Conwell and her mother packed their bags and headed to Los Angeles for pilot season. Angell goes into her roles on television series including “NYPD Blue,” “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” “Moesha,” and “3rd Rock from the Sun.” Later, she tells how at 17, John Singleton cast Conwell in her first silver screen role in "Baby Boy." The hosts round things off with talk of CBS's Young and the Restless. This interview was recorded May 17th, 2013.
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May 17, 2013
Cynthia Kaye McWilliams Interview – Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Eboni K. Williams, Jason Carter, Nick Perdue interview special guest Cynthia Kaye McWilliams. They discussed Cynthia's upbringing, her love of Chicago pizza, breaking into acting and how it stemmed from her college theatre eduction, getting onto Prison Break and her work on Real Husbands of Hollywood. Lastly, Cynthia rounds things off by giving advice to up and coming actors. This interview was recorded April 12th, 2013.
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April 12, 2013
Jay Ellis Interview- Black Hollywood Live’s Next
In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, Bamm Ericsen, and Nick Perdue interview special guest Jay Ellis. They discuss his military upbringing, how he became a model, his transition into acting and now working on BET's #1 show "The Game". This interview was recorded March 22nd, 2013.
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March 22, 2013
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