Sunday, 23 December 2012

Watch: ADTV Rapid Fire - Bryan Rasberry



ADTV raw personality Brian Rasberry is the subject of rapid fire questions in a recent ADTV video . How does he fare? See for yourself after the jump:


Watch: Hustling (Web Series)



Hustling is a  web series created by former broadway actor Sebastian Clause. The series follows a level headed biracial guy (Ryan) embracing an esorting lifestyle in order to make ends meet in nyc. What are you waiting for? Watch the show after the jump.


Watch: Freefall Episode 2



The second episode of new web series Freefall hit the net recently. The fictional series explores the lives and relationships of black men dating and hooking up with like-minded individuals in Atlanta.  Peep the second installment after the jump:


Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Watch Short Film : On The Low



On The Low, is a short film by Luter M. Mace about two high school students discreetly hooking up and what happens when one of them develops feelings for the other. Peep the short, which features DL Chronicles co-creator Deondray Gossett, after the jump:


Watch: New Web Series Steel River (Trailer)





Peep the trailer for new web series Steel River set to kick off in 2013. The visuals and acting displayed definitely have me interested in what is to come when the show hits the web on 23rd January 2013.
See for yourself after the jump:


Watch: DTLA Episodes 3 - 7



The Kickstarter funded project DTLA which started life pitched as webseries before being licensed to LOGO TV has now wrapped the first season. The series explores the relationships of a group of friends and the challenges of Downtown LA. Bring yourself up to speed after the jump:


Eye Candy: Samuell Benta x Asos



Former man of the week Samuell Benta appears as the lead male in the Asos Xmas 2012 campaign. Needless to say he nails his part as a lovable rogue. Peep him in action after the jump:


Saturday, 1 December 2012

Watch: Freefall Trailer + Freefall Episode1



Freefall the new web series created by film maker Lamont Pierre premiered on Youtube yesterday. The series kicks off introducing us to characters Trent and Xavier in midst of a hook up that began online which makes for interesting viewing. Peep the trailer and first episode 'Compromising Positions' after the jump:


Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Man Of The Week: Matte Babel




The title of man of the week goes to Matte Babel. The Canadian entertainment personality who divides his time between TV gigs in Toronto (Fuse) and LA embodies effortless non-verbal self-assurance with good genes that makes his interviews a intriguing watch. More pictures and his recent interview with Nicki Minaj after the jump:


Monday, 19 November 2012

Watch: DTLA Episodes 2 and 3


DTLA, the LOGO series  about a group of friends and the challenges they face living in LA, recently aired episodes two and three. Peep them after the jump:



Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Watch: Momma'z Boi Episodes 1-6


Momma'z Boy is an online web series created by porn star Venom (Kevyn Mines). The series explores the lives and relationships of a single bisexual mother (Lin) and her gay son (Michael). Though low budget, the storyline between Michael and his college roomate Darnell is maintaining my interest as their chemistry makes for good TV. Catch up with episode 1 - 6 after the jump:


Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Watch: Behind The Scenes With DTLA Cast



DTLA the series explores the lives of multiracial friends as they live through the challenges of life in Los Angeles. A behind the scenes sitdown with the cast hosted by Tiffany 'New York' Pollard surfaced recently. Peep the sitdown after the jump:


Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Man Of The Week: Anthony Joshua


The title of man of the week goes to 23 year old British Olympic boxing gold medalist Anthony Joshua. This man is serious! More pics after the jump:


Saturday, 27 October 2012

Watch: DL Chronicles Season 2 Episode 1 'Thomas' (trailer)



Remember back in February when production for Season 2 of cult classic mini-series the DL Chronicles was underway? Well it seems the wait is nearly over as the trailer for episode 1 of the new season, entitled 'Thomas' has hit the web. Peep the trailer after the jump:

LOL Of The Day: Watch -Goons vs Gays 5 & 6



Donnie Duright and co. are back with the final two instalments of their Goons vs Gays comedy series and they do not disappoint at poking fun at stereotypes. Peep the hilarity after the jump:


Man Of The Week: Arinze Kene


The title of man of the week goes to British Born actor, rapper and writer Arinze Kene. Arinze rose to fame in the UK after playing teenage tearaway Connor Stanley in British soap opera Eastenders. More Arinze Kene after the jump:

Friday, 26 October 2012

Watch: DTLA Sesaon 1 Episode 1




Remember DTLA? A project that was initially slated to be a web series which successfully raised 100% of requested funds via a kickstarter campaign? Well the series has done one better and has been picked up by MTV's US LGBT network LOGO. The first episode of DTLA aired this week.The Series explores the lives of multiracial friends as they live through the challenges of life in Los Angeles. Peep the full episode after the jump:


Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Watch: ADTV Workout 3



ADTV is back with another installment from the workout series, featuring ADTV newcomers Troy, Bronson and Kevin. Peep the fellas putting in work after the jump:


Movie Review: Blueprint



So I finally managed to get a hold of the Kirk-Shannon Butts indie movie Blueprint. The tale of two college students and their opposites attract. So how did the movie hold up? Find out after the jump:


So What Do I Think Of Rob and Nate's Nuptials?


Robert Brown and his boy Nathanael Gay have been the focus of a black media storm after the couple posted a montage of their wedding day onto YouTube  The clip drew criticism from those opposed to gay marriage and from the Greek chapter Kappa Alpha Psi for their choice of colours and using the Greek hand sign.

The montage and my thoughts after the jump:

Sunday, 21 October 2012

BLUD Lifestyle: London Urban Socialite Autumn Looks



London Fashion Week took place in London just over a month ago and I have since come across a dope video directed and produced by noted Fashion photographer Seye Isikalu (@egowhatego). The video captures the nonchalance through fashion that young london embodies. Peep the video after the jump:


Monday, 15 October 2012

Man Of The Week: Damion Omar Lee





The title of Man Of The Week goes to actor and Brooklyn native Damion Omar Lee. A lead in Kirk Shannon-Butts film Blueprint, this guy is talented at what he does. More of Mr Lee after the jump:


Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Bad Bitch: Nicki Minaj Goes Off On Mariah “I told them, I’m not f*ckin’ putting up with her f*ckin’ highness over there.”




Video has emerged from the North Carolina American Idol auditions of Mariah receiving an earful from Nicki, allegedly annoyed by Mariah supposed condescending antics towards her. Her words? “I told them, I’m not f*ckin’ putting up with her f*ckin’ highness over there.” Peep for yourself after the jump!


Watch - ADTV: Communication



The team over at ADTV uploaded a new video based around partner communication. The video preceeding the 2nd season of ADTV Raw features Dustin Ross. Peep it after the jump:


Thursday, 27 September 2012

The LA Complex Finale: Kal's Story Episodes 12 & 13



The second season of Canadian TV serieThe LA Complex returned to North American screens recently and just as quickly the season has now come to a close. 

So in episode 11 Kal receives the news that his dad is in a critical condition in hospital, so what happens next? Peep the two part finale after the jump:


Watch: ADTV's Metrell In Depth Interview



ADTV personality Metrell Hurst sat down with Wesley of AConnectionTV recently to talk love, NYC and ambition among other things in this revealing interview. Peep the two part piece after the jump:


Tuesday, 18 September 2012

The LA Complex: Kal's Story Episodes 10 & 11




The second season of Canadian TV serieThe LA Complex returned to North American screens recently.

So in episode 9, Kal tells Abby what he did to Tariq in the hopes she'll help him locate him in Canada. So what is her stance following the revelation? Click 'read more' to find out!


Friday, 14 September 2012

Book Review: Nothing Will Tear Us Apart (Uncensored)




So I just got done reading Nothing Will Tear Us Apart Uncensored.

The book explores the journey of Antonio and Wesley. Two headstrong men. Wesley an openly gay black celebrity with a net worth of $400m and Antonio his head of security also openly gay. Structurally the book begins in the aftermath of an explosive confrontation which immediately hooks your interest.

Full review after the jump:


Thursday, 13 September 2012

The LA Complex: Kal's Story Episodes 8 & 9



The second season of Canadian TV serieThe LA Complex returned to North American screens recently. So Kal get's it in with a rival rapper's lawyer in episode 7. Was the come on a set up? Peep the aftermath after the jump:


Man Of The Week: Kevin McCall






The title of man of the week goes to Cali bred producer singer-songwriter Kevin McCall. Slowly gaining industry buzz for his production credits on Chris Brown mixtapes and US number 1 single Deuces, the future of the Washington State University grad is looking very bright. More pictures after the jump:

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

LOL Of The Day - Khia Labor Day Comedy Roast



Rap's favourite independent underdog Khia Shamone let rip on the current faces of urban pop culture during her labor day youtube address, including the cast of Love And Hip Hop Atlanta. Peep the hilarity after the jump:


Tuesday, 28 August 2012

The LA Complex - Kal's Story Season 2 Episode 7



The second season of Canadian TV serieThe LA Complex returned to North American screens recently. So in episode 6 Kal puts music to one side to spend time with mission employee Dawna in hopes of overcoming his male on male urges. Is it working? Find out after the jump:


Watch: ADTV Stories - Ashton Pina



ADTV newcomer Ashton Pina introduces himself to the masses via the ADTV stories series. Peep his sitdown and read my two pence after the jump:


Monday, 27 August 2012

Watch: The LA Complex Kal's Story Series 2 Episodes 5 & 6




The second season of Canadian TV serieThe LA Complex returned to North American screens recently. Does Kal offering his dad a place to stay after episode 4 strengthen or weaken their relationship?  Find out after the jump:


Watch: ADTV Stories - Dustin Ross




ADTV Raw personality and 'The Skinny' actor Dustin Ross features on the latest episode of ADTV Stories. Peep his sitdown and my two pence after the jump:


Watch: Tha Life Atlanta - Pliot Episode



A year and some change has passed since the Tha Life: Atlanta extended trailer hit the web. Many questioned whether episodes would emerge given the silence that followed the trailer, possibly due to the negative response the trailer garnered. Well it seems the makers have done just that, releasing a pilot episode via youtube. Peep the episode after the jump:

Sunday, 26 August 2012

Watch: The Skinny



Patrik Ian Polk movie The Skinny did amazingly well, showing at film festivals around the World and in theatres as part of a limited release. Haven't seen it yet? Not to worry because LOGO have added the movie to their online gay themed movie library (Only available to view in the US unfortunately). Peep the movie after the jump:


Thursday, 9 August 2012

Watch: The LA Complex Tariq & Kal Season 2 Episode 4




The second season of Canadian TV serieThe LA Complex returned to North American screens recently. So does Kaldric King manage to build bridges with his dad after episode 3?
Find out after the jump:


Saturday, 4 August 2012

UK Olympian Louis Smith Shoots Nude For Charity



21 year UK olympian Louis Smith bared all for Cosmopolitan magazine's annual July centerfold issue to support the Everyman Appeal set up by The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), raising funds for its pioneering research.

He explained: “My body is the tool of my trade, so it’s massively important on so many levels. The only bit I don’t like is my feet – they’re too big! “I’m a size 11. I wasn’t nervous for this shoot – it’s for a great cause and I’ve had to wear a leotard for most of my life, so not much can faze me now.”


Check out Louis in his Birthday suit after the jump:

Friday, 3 August 2012

Watch: The LA Complex Tariq & Kal Season 2 Episode 3



The second season of Canadian TV serieThe LA Complex returned to North American screens recently. So does Kaldric King manage to keep it together after being discharged from hospital in Episode 2?  See for yourself after the jump: 


Watch: NMRS Interview Qaadir Howard


One of the wittiest youtubers on the web Qaadir Howard,  sat down recently for an interview with New Media Rockstars in LA. Peep what he had to say about his journey as a YouTuber after the jump:


Saturday, 28 July 2012

ADTV Workout Video (Pt. 2)



ADTV Raw Personality Brian Rasberry joins newcomers Troy and Kevin for an ADTV workout to get viewers on their summertime fine.

What are you waiting for? Check out the fellas leading by example after the jump!


Watch: The LA Complex Tariq & Kal Season 2 Episode 2





The second season of Canadian TV serieThe LA Complex returned to North American screens recently. So what was the aftermath following Kal's suicide attempt in Episode 1? See for yourself after the jump:



New Novel: Nothing Can Tear Us Apart


If like me you are a fan of author E Lynn Harris' past works, then check out new Novel Nothing Can Tear Us Apart Uncensored, by Wyatt O'Brian Evans. The novel explores the lives of Wes and his boy 'Tonio; a couple of colour building with each other monogamously and the challenges they both face. The novel is available in all good book stores from Tuesday July 31st and is available via amazon now. Click here to order yourself a copy.


Sidenote: I've just received my copy. Full review coming soon!

Sunday, 22 July 2012

Watch: The LA Complex Tariq & Kal Season 2 Episode 1


The second season of Canadian TV series The LA Complex returned to North American screens this week. So what was the aftermath following Tariq's beatdown at the hands of Kal? See for yourself after the jump:


Sunday, 15 July 2012

Bad Bitch - Azealia Banks Brings Vogue Music To 2012



Those of you who are fans of pop culture know that since Azealia Banks' track 212 went viral, the Harlem native has won over fans in the fashion and music world the world over. Now signed to interscope records with a near deafening buzz in the industry, she dropped her mixtape Fantasea this week, which features a track called Fierce featuring Franklin Fuentes.

More on the track after the jump:

The LA Complex Returns ... In 2 Days!




The LA Complex is back in 2 days! The 6 episode series which saw the highs and lows of Music label intern Tariq (Benjamin Watson) and rapper Kaldrick King (Andra Fuller) was renewed for a second season back in May. 

This season ended on this note:


More info and the Season 2 trailer and an exclusive sneak peek into the aftermath of Kal's beat down on Tariq after the jump:

Watch: ADTV Raw personality Bryan Rasberry Talks Molestation & Sexuality



ADTV Raw personality Bryan Rasberry talks molestation and sexuality in an introspective interview with ADTV founder Derrick Briggs that  is sure to maintain your interest. Peep the interview after the jump:


Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Frank Ocean Addresses Sexuality



Critically acclaimed singer songwriter Frank Ocean addressed his sexuality via his album 'thank you' letter which he has made public via his tumblr page. So what did he have to say? Peep his heartfelt words after the jump:


Monday, 2 July 2012

Metrell Hurst Talks Being Discharged From The Military



ADTV personality Metrell Hurst sits down with Derrick Briggs for an in depth Q&A on his personal life as part of the ADTV 'Stories' feature. Peep the interview after the jump:


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