Black billionaire of the day: Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Motsepe with his wife PreciousNetworth: $2.66 Billion US Marital Status: Married (Precious Motsepe) Company: African Rainbow Minerals Ltd. Country of Citizenship: South AfricaPatrice Motsepe wealth’s increasing despite the global economic downturn of 2008-2009. South Africa’s richest black man was not totally unaffected though; he was forced to halt investments into his home village that was promised years earlier. Some citizens of Mmakau, outside Pretoria, have accused

In pictures: young model, Chanel Iman

Age: 22 Ethnicity: black and one third Korean Channel Iman is like a living breathing sculptured goddess. The American runway hottie is very in demand these days. Channel has her schedule filled with various business and philanthropic items. The model is a staunch President Obama Supporter. She campaigned with Actress, Vivica A. Fox and (mega hot model) Liya Kebede. Start your day with these delicious

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Wealthy black people should invest in black movies

Scene from the 2012 Oscar nominated movie Beast of the Southern wild. Black millionaires and billionaires should invest more aggressively into minority movies. Getting funds for socially conscious, independent films, featuring people from the black diasporas is phenomenally hard. Hollywood studios have no problems investing in comedies or dramas with major stars like Eddie Murphy or Denzel Washington. In the meantime, other wonderful film ideas

Quvenzhané Walli’s could make history again

movies/2013/02/24/quvenzhané-wallis-could-make-history-again Only four other black women have won an Oscar Halle Berry, Whoopi Goldberg, Octavia Davis and Gone With the Wind’s, Hattie McDaniel. Quvenzhané Walli is an in demand young actress now. If she wins an award tonight at the Oscars, Walli will be youngest actress in it’s to history to win. At 9 years old, she’d be the youngest ever. The Oscar’s first telecast was

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Don Cheadle’s got a hot one

Don Cheadle’s television gamble is a winner. The talented movie actor’s Showtime drama/comedy, House of lies, is a hit. The Hotel Rwanda star is one of many A-list stars taking their chances with t.v. shows. Series likes Cheadle’s and  AMC’s The Walking dead are pushing into territories big network corporations can’t go. The very first episode features Don in bed with a long legged blonde

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Jay-z should do next Bond theme song

Jay-z should be the artist selected to do the next James Bond theme song. Not only because a rapper hasn’t done a Bond song but because the legendary New York poet’s got swagger. Jay has impacted modern culture like no other artist alive. The guy’s retired like twice from music but each of his comeback record is fresher than the last. Originally, 007’s theme songs

Illegal movie downloading not hurting black films!

Illegal movie sharing isn’t hurting Hollywood as most movie insiders would have you believe. On the contrary illegal file sharing sites can introduce young black actors to a wider audience. The MPAA and RIAA have been lamenting lost revenues from P2P technologies. No doubt, illegally sharing movie files online is taking massive profits from studios. No one disputes that. Some movies that were leaked early

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