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The Bobby Brown Story Will Make You Believe in Second Chances

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Bobby Brown with wife Alicia Etheredge-Brown (Source: Essence Magazine) By Brenda Alexander If you haven’t watched the second part of the Bobby Brown Story on BET, get your tissues ready, because 80% of the film was nothing but sadness. Continue Somebody died literally every 10 minutes. In between the deaths of close loved ones, he struggled hard to kick his…

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The Bobby Brown Story Pt 1 Was Epic & Twitter Had Us on the Floor

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Bobby Brown By Brenda Alexander From the moment the promo for The Bobby Brown Story dropped that opened with the original Bad Boy of R&B snorting a line of cocaine (seriously BET, y’all couldn’t think of anything else) and featured his classic pelvic thrusting performances, I knew we would get his raw unfiltered truth. We’ve anticipated a biopic for years….

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BET’s Docu-Series VIXEN Explores the Rise & Fall of the Video Model

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Rapper Nelly with video model in his Tip Drill music video By Brenda Alexander After watching BET’s 30-minute digital docu-series “VIXEN,” I was left wondering: was video modeling a legitimate starting point for Hollywood hopefuls that could spearhead a dream career? And did the supposed tell-all ‘Confessions of a Video Vixen’ by Karrine Steffans change the narrative and perception of video…

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Debra Lee Explains Why We Won’t See a New Season of “Underground” on BET

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By Sharee Silerio Last week, faithful fans learned that “Underground”, the beloved antebellum series in its second season, was cancelled by WGN America. Continue Reading Using the hashtags #PickUpUnderground and #RenewUnderground, fans have used Twitter to indicate what networks they’d like to see the show on, including HBO, TV One, OWN, Hulu and Netflix. #PickUpUnderground Tweets Both Executive Producer John…

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BET’s The Quad Shows College Really Is A Different World

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Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com “I know my parents love me, stand behind me come what may…” Continue Reading What millennial doesn’t know the iconic theme song from A Different World? The Cosby Show spinoff followed Cliff and Claire’s spirited daughter Denise as she navigated life at Hillman College and introduced millions of viewers to the Historically Black College…

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