Ray Cornelius

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012.  Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider  and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.

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Check out my exclusive interview with the cast of Horizon Theatre's new musical The Ballad of Klook and Vinette. The sexy production stars Amari Cheatom as Klook, a drifter who's tired of drifting and Brittany Inge as Vinette, a young women on the run who doesn't know what's chasing her. Together, they make a tentative stab at love and reach for hope until the past catches up to the future and smacks them in the face.

Twilight Productions 2 is proud to present the "12th Annual Valentine's Weekend Celebration for Lovers and Friends" with R&B Music Icon, Jeffrey Osborne and Jazz Vocalist, Rachelle Ferrell on Saturday, February 10 at 8:00 p.m. at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. The show is hosted by MC Lightfoot and will feature of an evening of soulful tunes and cool Jazz vibes. 

Check out the new poster for the upcoming romantic thriller—“Tyler Perry’s Acrimony.” It debuts in theaters on March 30, 2018.

 

“Acrimony,” features Taraji P. Henson as a faithful wife who is tired of standing by her devious husband (Lyriq Bent, “She’s Gotta Have it”) and is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed. The movie’s name was changed to  “She’s Living My Life” a few months ago but is now back to its original title.  

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Music legend—Quincy Jones—revealed in a recent GQ interview that he is working on several projects for his upcoming 85 birthday including a Netflix documentary, a ten-part TV biopic that he hopes will star Donald Glover (I can see that), and a star-studded TV special that will be hosted by Oprah Winfrey.  The 84-year-old entertainment icon is keeping busy these days with no plans of retiring…ever!

 

This week's edition of #UPFRONT is packed with a lot of star power! I'll be talking to  CAU alumni and star of BET’s The Quad, Larry RhemThe popular series is back for second season and airs Tuesday nights at 10 pm. The offspring of Hip Hop royalty are in the building. I'm talking about none other than the cast of WEtv's Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta.  They stopped by to dish about their second season and the misconceptions of reality stars.

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