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Earlier this week a video surfaced of former record executive Dame Dash confronting Lee Daniels about a debt of $2 million. In a interview that was released today Daniels speaks out about the incident and admits that he does owe Dash the money and the confrontation served as a “wake up call” for him. Daniels […]

Whoa! Things got heated at an event when Dame Dash approaches Empire creator Lee Daniels over the $2 million he loaned him to start his movie career: Lee better pay that man his money!

Fox’s television show Star is on its second season and has been doing very well. However, one of the show’s leading ladies is being sued for allegedly not coughing up the coin and paying her former management team the money that they are due. Primary Wave Entertainment claims that the actress was signed to them […]

Empire is my guilty pleasure. Every week, I enjoy the ratchet soap-opera vibes and the subtle social issues the Lee Daniels-created series touches, especially as it relates to the LGBTQ community. Empire has boldly discussed sexuality and gender in ways that television dramas avoid. In three seasons, we have seen sexual fluidity in Black men, […]

Lee Daniels shares a lot about his troubled youth in his much of his work — but that doesn’t stop him from sharing his stories directly with his fans. In a recent interview with Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film & TV, the director and producer admitted that he once tried to commit suicide by contracting […]

Ever since she left her daytime talk show in 2011 to focus on other endeavors such as her OWN network and O magazine, Oprah Winfrey has been busier than ever, including getting back into acting after a long hiatus. Meanwhile Lee Daniels has had his hands full as well, thanks to his massive hit show […]

Since many, many years ago, rumors have been surfacing and fading away about the production of a Richard Pryor biopic. Eddie Murphy was the first name floated around to play the comedy legend, but since then there have been several other names and directors attached to the project. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Nick Cannon […]

Lee Daniels Receives Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

We are about to see a lot more of Queen Latifah and Tyrese, as they are set to be playing love interests in a new TV show from Lee Daniels. While arguably nobody would have ever thought we’d see the two of them acting opposite each other as romantic leads, that’s exactly what we’re going […]

A new ad targeting Donald Trump contains an appeal to African-American voters by cast members from FOX's hit show Empire.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand to capture the sights and sounds of this year's Essence Festival.