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Chicago P.D. - Season 1

EDGE Exclusive: Actor LaRoyce Hawkins...

by erica d. coldman Last week, I got the opportunity sit and talk with LaRoyce Hawkins, actor on NBC’s hit drama, Chicago P.D.  If you are unfamiliar with the show, it follows the lives of the officers from the Chicago police force, focusing more on the Intelligence Unit as they handle crimes such as drug trafficking, organized crimes and murders…. Continue »
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EDGE Throwback: Brandy and Whitney...

by: iman n. milner   There’s literally not a day that goes by where I don’t listen to a song from either Whitney Houston or Brandy. These women have two of the greatest voices of all-time and the role models they were to Black girls is unparalleled. Cinderella premiered in 1997 with Brandy in the lead role and Whitney Houston as her… Continue »
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EDGE Film: James Brown Biopic...

It’s been long discussed that the producers of The Help were teaming up to bring us a James Brown biopic helmed by 42 star, Chadwick Boseman. The first photos from the film surfaced earlier this week and now we’ve got a full trailer for what looks like a very polished look at the Godfather of Soul. The film follows Brown’s tough upbringing from his… Continue »
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EDGE Discussion: Mindy Kaling And...

by: iman n. milner It’s that time again. What time you ask? The time to discuss who gets to decide what diversity is and isn’t. Always fun, right? Well, the inspiration for this post came from a SXSW interview with Mindy Kaling and the cast of The Mindy Project of which Kaling is the star and creator. During the conversation, the panel… Continue »
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EDGE TV: Sasheer Zamata Channels...

Sasheer Zamata has been shining since her premiere on Saturday Night Live and this past Saturday she channeled everyone’s favorite fixer, Olivia Pope, in a funny skit featuring Girls’s Lena Dunham. Zamata’s spot on Pope impression in an encounter with President Fitz (Taram Killam) is really genius. The skit follows Olivia on a day in the life as she assigns… Continue »
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Film: First Look at Andre 3000 as Jimi...

        It seems like the Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side will finally see the light of day. Fans of both Andre 3000 and the late guitar legend, hendrix, have been waiting for quite some time for this project and for a while it seemed like it may not ever happen. However, this week at SXSW a… Continue »
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EDGE Film: First Look at Quvenzhane...

  This Christmas, we’ll be getting an adorable treat in the form of Quvenzhane Wallis as the beloved orphan, Annie. We first fell in love with the tiny talented actress in Beast of the Southern Wild, for which she became the youngest actress nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award. She also made a brief appearance in Best Picture winner, 12 Years A Slave… Continue »
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EDGE Exclusive: The Game’s Jay...

by: iman n. milner BET‘s The Game has been a fan favorite for the channel’s audience since making its way over to the network in 2011. The show that follows the lives of professional athletes as they navigate personal life on and off the field, is gearing up for its seventh season tonight and after an explosive season 6 finale… Continue »
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Oscars 2014 Recap: Lupita Nyong’o...

by: iman n. milner 2013 was a great year in film for African American stories, faces and the like. From the return of the Black romantic comedy in the form of The Best Man Holiday and About Last Night to the gut-wrenching drama of films like 12 Years A Slave and Fruitvale Station, we’ve shown ourselves diverse in not only subject matter but abilities. We’ve seen our… Continue »
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EDGE Film: 2014 Golden Globe...

by: iman n. milner 2014 Golden Globe Nominations…and Snubs? It’s been a big year for African-American filmmakers and actors alike and if the Golden Globes are any indication it seems that we’ll be represented well at the Academy Awards as well, though there are a few surprises and, dare we say, snubs. 12 Years A Slave has been the year’s biggest debated… Continue »