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Cultural appropriation, sex and gender norms, racist bots, conspiracy theories, Jesus, weed and The Sunken Place are just a few of the topics up for discussion on Season 2 of Dear White People. The popular series returned to Netflix this week. 

 

GQ.com

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!

 

Check out the new trailer for Dee Rees‘ epic story “Mudbound” starring “Straight Outta Compton” actor Jason Mitchell and Grammy winning superstar Mary J. Blige.

 

RayCornelius.com

Don’t forget to join me, Saturday, March 4, 9:00 a.m.. for another exciting edition of “UPFRONT” Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry.

This week I'll be talking to R&B superstar and New Edition Member, Johnny Gill about his latest single, "5000 Miles" featuring Jaheim. We'll also talk about the highly successful "New Edition Story," which aired in January on BET; and, his current tour with Charlie Wilson and Fantasia.

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Netflix has released the official 2-minute trailer for its highly anticipated documentary on the life and music of the High Priestess of Soul, Nina Simone. The film is titled, “What Happened, Miss Simone?” and features never-before-heard recordings and rare archival footage together with Nina’s most memorable songs. Recorded over the course of 3 decades, Nina tells her life story to various interviewers and would-be biographers.