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Think Like a Man Cast Interviews. Good Stuff.

Danai Maraire talks with the ladies of the film and Gabby Union shares her drunken take on the Romantic Comedy “Think Like A Man” the battle of the sexes, and more.

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Entertainment People on the Move

Singer Sy Smith is On the Move

My Name is… Sy Smith

aka See Smit aka ReCee or ReCee Cup for my super true blue old school friends (Eleanor Roosevelt H.S. friends included!).

The reason you are reading about me is… I’m a proud graduate of Howard University. I’m a Bison, thru and through. Plus I’m pretty good at what I do. Yeah. I am. And I’m not too shy to say that. Hee hee.

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Young Guru Responds to “Paris vs Poorest” via Video


“Paris vs Poorest” is a poignant statement of perspective. Maurice “Mo the Educator” Dolberry‘s depiction of the two sides of the coin that Yasiin Bey and Jay-Z and Kanye West portray caught the attention of the Pillars of Hip Hop embodied including Chuck D, various notable DJs and far from least, recording engineer to the Rocafella lineup, Young Guru.

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Paris vs Poorest: Occupy the Throne? Or Rip it From its Foundation?


Released 47 years to the day after the assassination of Malcolm X, Yasiin Bey offers the video for his counternarrative to Jay-Z and Kanye’s luxury rap, club-banger. Equipped with the glyph and all – the stylized Arabic writing for “Yasiin” flashes on the screen throughout the video – the emcee formerly known as Mos Def goes line for line and concept for concept as he reps/raps for the conditions faced by the “Niggas in Poorest” who couldn’t make the trip to France with the two multimillionaires.

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Idris Elba talks Ghost Rider, Video Games, and How to Pull Off a Convincing American Accent

With the upcoming release of the Ghost Rider film, based on the Marvel comics character, coming this Friday we received a phone call from a fan favorite and long time friend of AlumniRoundup, actor Idris Elba.

Interview by: Bryndan Moore

You are playing the character Moreau in “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.” So who is Moreau?

In the Marvel Universe, Moreau is a character that reoccurs in many different guises and people, and many different comics. He is not one particular person, so we took the name Moreau and made him into this particular character. Moreau is a Priest who likes to drink, travels the world, has his fighting skills, that is fearless. Basically he is kind of like someone that can look into someone’s soul and say I need you to do this or you need to this. He’s that kind of person.

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Check out the “Red Tails” Cast Interviews PLUS the #Wobble Dance at ‘Skegee


Danai Maraire of Atta girl goes one on one with the cast of the new George Lucas film Red Tails, a gripping depiction of the Tuskegee airmen in World War II. Ne-yo, Elijah Kelley and Tristan Wilds talk about shooting in Prague with the actual Tuskegee airmen on set advising them a and consulting on the story, as well as working with the cast, George Lucas & Director Anthony Hemingway.

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Interviews with Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey Jr on Sherlock Holmes 2

Atta Girl Entertainment Correspondent Shawn Edwards went one on one with Robert Downey Jr. To discuss the second offering in the series, and how working with Guy Ritchie, while not always pleasant, did bring something special to the production Process. He refers to their onscreen chemistry as “a drunken thanksgiving.” All that and he shares his pick for movie of the year. Take a look.

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Interracial Dating in Post-Racial America

Is this a post racial America?

“Nigger in a Northface” by Legit, illustrates the complexity and turmoil surrounding an interracial couple.

What do you think?