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Idris Elba Talks Playing a Criminal

Blacktree TV sat down with Mr. Idris Elba to talk about his new movie in which he not only acts but also produces called No Good Deed. He talks working with Taraji P. Henson, playing a demented sort of character,…

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SiriusXM Gets Dirty, Sexy, Funny with New Morning Host

SiriusXM announced today that actress, comedian and New York Times best-selling author Jenny McCarthy will host Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy, a new daily live morning radio show on SiriusXM. The launch of the exclusive live daily show comes…

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Kanye West is a FORCE!

“It was worth it!” were the words I heard over and over and over again after Kanye West closed out the Made in America Festival in LA Sunday night. It was crowded, it was a bit unorganized, there were ridiculous…

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LOOK! Snoop Dogg Crashes a Wedding

Snoop Dogg is officially a wedding crasher! While in Chicago Snoop surprisingly crashed the wedding of the couple Neesha and Joseph. The rap icon posed for pictures with several of the guests but this one is him with the bride…

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Popular Music Artist Faints While Performing (VIDEO)

  Kid Cudi had to take to his Twitter to assure his fans he was in good health and spirits after he collapsed while performing at Chicago’s North Coast Festival on Saturday. Cudi jumped off the stage to get closer…

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Growing Outrage Over Racist Casting in Ridley Scott Film

From the film “Ten Commandments” to “Cleopatra” Hollywood has a tendency to cast white actors to play ancient Africans in Egypt. Apparently that type of casting continues in the year 2014. The casting of Ridley Scott’s new film Exodus: Gods…

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Nas Makes Wise Investment

Being a fan of hip hop and sports, I love to see artists and athletes investing in businesses outside of their own careers. Nas has joining Peyton and Eli Manning in investing in SeatGeek, which is a ticket search engine….

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SiriusXM Presents a “Global Takeover”

SiriusXM announced today that its Electric Area channel will present a weekend-long “Global Takeover” featuring DJ sets from around the world exclusively on Electric Area, channel 52. “Electric Area Labor Day Weekend Global Takeover” will air beginning Friday, August 29…

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Plaxico Burress Talks Losing it All

VICE Sports today presents the latest from its series VICE Sports Meets, featuring Plaxico Burress. In the episode, the former star wide receiver of the New York Giants opens up about losing his football prime to two years in prison,…

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SiriusXM Partners With Major Digital Sports Platform

SiriusXM and Bleacher Report today announced the upcoming launch of SiriusXM Bleacher Report Radio, a new satellite radio channel debuting September 2 that will deliver engaging content from one of the leading digital sports destinations to a nationwide audience of…

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Clear Channel Appoints New Director of Media Integration

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Philadelphia announced today that Stacey Thomas has been named Director of Media Integration, effective immediately. Thomas previously served as Media Integration Specialist for Clear Channel’s six Philadelphia radio brands which include Q102, Radio 104.5, WDAS…

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Clear Channel Suspends Popular Sports Announcer

Hank Bauer, who has been associated with the San Diego Chargers for decades as a sports analyst has been suspended for the Chargers last preseason game of the upcoming football season. In the final seconds of this past weekend’s broadcast…

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Killer Mike Talks Being the Son of a Cop

DJ Envy, Charlamagne, and Angie Yee got the chance to talk to Killer Mike as they welcomed him into the Breakfast Club to talk Ferguson and more. After making appearances CNN and other major networks due to his concrete opinions…

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SiriusXM Does It Big for College Football Fans

SiriusXM will air a total of 56 live games for the opening week of the 2014 college football season, August 28 through September 1. Throughout the season, SiriusXM’s extensive college sports coverage will feature dozens of college football games each…


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