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The original film tells the story of Trey Mass, who is finally home from prison after a ten-year sentence. With nowhere else to go he visits his brother Collin. Collin’s wife, Vanessa, is not too excited about the idea of Collin’s criminal brother showing up unannounced but agrees to allow Trey to stay with them for one night. That one night turns into complete mayhem, when Trey, in an act to protect his brother Collin, accidentally kills Harry, a friend of Collin’s who’s there for game night. When a fun night quickly escalates into a hostage situation, Collin and Trey’s older brother Mike Mass is sent in to negotiate the situation. 

Director: Chris Stokes

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Kamala Harris Honors Americans Lost To COVID-19 In Powerful Speech

excerpt from BET

Tomorrow, Kamala Harris will make history as the first Black woman to become Vice President of the United States. However, she ascends to the position understanding that the country is still suffering through the coronavirus pandemic. In a powerful speech, she honored the more than  400,000 Americans we have lost to the deadly virus. 

Speaking from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., the Howard alum said, “For many months we grieved by ourselves. Tonight we grieve and begin healing together.” 

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NEW MUSIC: “Relax” by Chrissy

Jan 12th, 2021

Chrissy – Relax

This song is a vibe from 20-something artist Chrissy. Not only is she a singer, but she’s also a song-writer and social media starlet. Be on the look for this rising R&B star.

I really got lost just watching the video. It put my mind at ease for those few minutes from everything that’s going on in the world around us. That beautiful blue ocean, the waves and nature — so nice. And her vocals are relaxing, and the lyrics to the song are also on point, just what every man would like to hear I’m sure.

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Dr. Dre Suffers Brain Aneursym and is in ICU in L.A.

Jan 5th, 2021

Sources connected to Dre and with direct knowledge tell us, Dre suffered the aneurysm Monday and was rushed by ambulance to Cedars and was taken directly to ICU, where he remains Tuesday.

As you know, Dre is in the middle of a very contentious divorce with his estranged wife Nicole. As we reported, Nicole wants $2 million a month in temporary spousal support and $5 million for attorney fees, but Dre says he’s been paying all of her expenses so the $2 mil demand was outlandish. He also says the attorney’s fees are outrageous since her lawyers have only been working on the case for a few months.

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The one-of-a-kind rapper’s wife, Jasmine Dumile, confirmed the news on his Instagram account on New Year’s Eve.

Jan 4th, 2021

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MF Doom—hip-hop legend, masked supervillain, and revered human—died last year, his wife, Jasmine, revealed in an Instagram post on New Year’s Eve. Our obituary looking back at his life and legacy ran late last week. Today, we celebrate all that made him special—from his early albums to his quietly revolutionary production to the Nike SB Dunks made in his honor.

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Biden to nominate retired Gen. Lloyd Austin for defense secretary, a first for an African American

Dec 7th, 2020

Politico

Austin, 67, a retired four-star Army general, is the former head of U.S. Central Command.

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin to be defense secretary, according to three people familiar with the decision.

If confirmed, Austin, 67, a retired four-star general and former head of U.S. Central Command, or CENTCOM, would be the first African American to lead the Defense Department. He was also the first Black American to lead Central Command, which oversees the U.S. military in the Middle East and parts of Africa, Central Asia and South Asia.

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Dave Prowse: Darth Vader actor dies aged 85

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Dave Prowse, the Bristolian former bodybuilder best known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died aged 85.

Prowse was cast as Vader for his imposing physique, even though the role was voiced by James Earl Jones.

But the weightlifter-turned-actor was most proud of playing the Green Cross Code Man. The role, promoting road safety in the UK, earned him an MBE.

“May the force be with him, always!” said his agent Thomas Bowington.

“Though famous for playing many monsters – for myself, and all who knew Dave and worked with him, he was a hero in our lives.”

Mr. Bowington called the actor’s death, after a short illness, “a truly and deeply heart-wrenching loss for us and millions of fans all over the world”.

Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars movies, said he was “so sad” to hear the news.

“He was a kind man and much more than Darth Vader,” Hamill said on Twitter. “He loved his fans as much as they loved him.”

PA MEDIA

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Footage Films Sets ‘Power’ Star Cynthia Addai-Robinson To Star In Thriller ‘Always And Forever’

By Justin Kroll

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Footage Films has tapped Power star Cynthia Addai-Robinson and Lauren London to star in the Always and Forever.

The psychological thriller follows the lives of four childhood friends who experienced trauma long ago at a summer camp. Determined to get past it, the group moves on with their lives, barely talking about what happened. Though it seems like the past is buried, it comes back to haunt them when an unidentified stalker comes for all of them, one by one.

The film also stars Robbie Jones, Loretta Devine, Rocsi Diaz, Wood Harris and Deborah Ayorinde. The film is written and produced by Christopher B. Stokes, who also executive produced alongside Rob Johnson and Patrick Johnson. Serving as producers are Marques Houston, Jerome Jones, Jarell Houston, Shondrella Avery, Patrick Johnson and Alana Brown.

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