Entertainment

Spotlight on the Audio Show Band for a funky pre-Father’s Day party

Spotlight on the Audio Show Band for a funky pre-Father’s Day party

| June 10, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? From time to time, something different is brought to our fair city to try to bring us some joy, happiness, beauty and excitement and if I know about it, I must investigate!  I investigate for you because I don’t want you to have to guess about anything.  I’m a […]

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Movie inspires students who never thought about attending college

Movie inspires students who never thought about attending college

| June 10, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON—Every day of Dontay Gray’s senior year began at 5 a.m. The early start gave him enough time to catch the two buses and two trains to David Starr Jordan High School in Long Beach, Calif. Although his family had moved a 90-minute commute away, Gray had his reasons […]

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Movie Review: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

Movie Review: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

| June 3, 2014

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic If hindsight is 20/20, the X-Men have perfect vision in this back to the future reboot of a sagging franchise that needed new life. Does it get the resuscitation it needs? Yes. Is it fascinating? Maybe. Is it dark and brooding? Yes. Is it fun to watch? Maybe. Comic […]

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Apple, Beats deal makes Dr. Dre first hip hop billionaire

Apple, Beats deal makes Dr. Dre first hip hop billionaire

| May 29, 2014

Gil Scott-Heron put it something like this: When the producer names the tune, the consumer must dance. Dr. Dre has gone from being a consumer to a producer of product but, better yet, the owner of the means of production, putting him in the position to become hip hop’s first billionaire. Will others follow suit […]

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with the certainty of tides

with the certainty of tides

| May 29, 2014

“still like life, i rise”                                         —maya angelou (april 4, 1928-may 28, 2014) © 2014 omowale-kétu oladuwa   there is no apt word when your mother leaves. she’s been there bracing your back so long her absence is tidal, a […]

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Spotlight on Dennis Watson and Ken Miles of WaxTrackz Recording Studio

Spotlight on Dennis Watson and Ken Miles of WaxTrackz Recording Studio

| May 28, 2014

(Part two of two) Uncut Special presentation—From time to time, Frost Illustrated exercises its commitment to present voices straight from the community. Oftentimes, those voices insist on getting across a totally uncensored message to pre- serve their cadence and context. In an effort to honor such voices, we offer the following Uncut Special Presentation unedited […]

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First real, legit, actual Kim and Kanye wedding photos are out! | Entertain This!

First real, legit, actual Kim and Kanye wedding photos are out! | Entertain This!

| May 27, 2014

As far as we’re concerned, this is not news, but we knew some of you would be curious, so we thought we’d point you to at least one news link where you could catch a glimpse. There! First real, legit, actual Kim and Kanye wedding photos are out! By: Ann Oldenburg Say what you want […]

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Spotlight on Dennis Watson, Ken Miles of WaxTrackz Recording Studio

Spotlight on Dennis Watson, Ken Miles of WaxTrackz Recording Studio

| May 24, 2014

(Part one of two) By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? Check this out: It pleases me so, to bring these two young men to you because through music, they’re changing lives and are surrounding themselves and others with beauty—the beauty that one feels when they’re able to express themselves and let their talents flow naturally while […]

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Pro wrestling CEO loses $350 million in one day

Pro wrestling CEO loses $350 million in one day

| May 20, 2014

You might be in awe over the numbers tossed around but what draws our attention is the speculation on the why. Investors were upset that they made only 50 percent on a deal rather than 200 or 300 percent? Really? There was a time when making 50 percent on one’s investment was considered great. So, […]

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Hip hop leaders form partnership with NNPA

Hip hop leaders form partnership with NNPA

| May 16, 2014

By Jimmie Davis Jr. Special to the NNPA from the Miami Times MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—Upcoming hip-hop artists may find it challenging to get a DJ to play their songs or a mainstream media critic to review their music, but if they belong to Core DJs World Wide, they have nothing to worry about. Recently, leaders […]

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