Blue barracudas – where you at?! As 90s nostalgia continues to grow in pop culture, so much so that it’s being revived left and right, the latest piece of history getting new life is the popular Nickelodeon game show, Legends of the Hidden Temple. Variety reports that Legends will be turned into a live-action TV movie, that will air on Nick’s Splat block. The film is expected to be out later this year, and will star newcomer Isabela Monae, and it will bring back the Temple Guards, Olmec, a green monkey, a red jaguar and silver snakes. But will Kirk Fogg make a cameo?! That’s what I need to know!
The upcoming FX show centers around Earnest “Earn” Marks (Donald Glover), a college dropout who returns to his hometown of Atlanta after failing to become a rap star. However, while he was gone, his cousin becomes the city’s hottest new rapper. Gambino says this show is like “the rap version of Twin Peaks”. Hit the jump for a preview!
Ratings for the 88th annual Academy Awards show have been brought in and let’s say numbers were NOT on the boards… This year’s show saw it’s biggest plummet since Jon Stewart hosted back in 2008. Read more after the jump.
KXNG Crooked updates fans who are anxious to see a “hip-hop” American idol, originally planned in 2014. The Slaughterhouse MC says the show is just about ready to premiere, in this exclusive interview with allhiphop. Hit the jump.
It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from West Coast rapper, Xzibit. With his last album already four years behind us, the 41 year-old is embarking on a new adventure and taking up a role on FOX’s hit series Empire. According to Deadline, reports Xzibit aka Alvin Joiner will star as Leslie Johnson, “a well-known gangsta/drug dealer/extortionist/businessman-type who also goes by the nickname “Shyne.” Shyne, is an artist turned artist manager and record label owner who will go head to head this season with Terrence Howard’s character Lucious Lyon character. Xzibit is just one of many guest appearances set for the forthcoming season including, Alicia Keys, Ludacris, Courtney Love, Snoop Dogg and more. Empire will return to air March 30th.
ABC’s sitcom “Black-ish” took a more serious turn on its latest episode which aired last night and tackled police brutality. In an episode titled ‘Hope’ The Johnson family finds themselves huddled around the T.V. awaiting the jury decision in a case of a cop killing an unarmed Black teen. Read more below.
It looks like everyone’s favorite former Basketball Wife is making her return to the reality TV world but with her own show! Draya Michele revealed that the show will consist of herself and six of her close girlfriends – completely separate from BBW:LA which she announced she will no longer be participating in. A lot of people were upset after she announced that she wouldn’t be returning to the VH1 TV show, so her own is even better. There aren’t too many details yet about her new upcoming TV project, but hopefully more information will be revealed soon. Will you be tuning in?
Former Making The Band star Sara Stokes tried her hand at reality television again recently, this time on Queen Latifah’s From The Bottom Up on BET. Unfortunately for Sara, she feels she was portrayed in a negative light, and now she’s suing BET Networks over it. Sara claims Latifah’s company approached her while she was in jail for domestic violence some time ago, and told her that she could appear on From The Bottom Up and make the public see her side of the story. However, when the show aired, she says they referred to her as a “man beater,” and her legal team now plans to sue BET for damaging Sara’s image for its own commercial gain.
The 2016 Brit Awards are going down right now at the O2 stadium in London. Tune in LIVE below to see performances from Justin Bieber, Rihanna, The Weeknd and more, as well as appearances from tons of your fav celebs!
The homies over at The Shade Room have gotten the scoop on who’s in and who’s out on the next season of Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood, and it’s certainly going to be interesting! It comes as no surprise that Masika Kalysha is back, considering all of the drama she’s currently going through with Fetty Wap over the upcoming birth of their child. Cameras were reportedly even rolling at her baby shower recently, and TSR says that Fetty was actually supposed to show up…but ended up being a no-show because he doesn’t like her new man, who was there. Sounds like the perfect reality plot…