NewsOne Now Excellence In Black Hollywood Audio Podcast

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  • Actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell sat down with Roland Martin during the NewsOne Now Prime Time Special: Excellence In Black Hollywood to discuss her transition from a child-star to a grown-up star, how she became involved in the WGN America hit series Underground and dealing with the “open wounds” left on African Americans from slavery.
  • Rapper / Actor Common discusses his acting career, collaboration with John Legend on the Academy Award winning song Glory, and his musical journey with Roland Martin during the NewsOne Now Prime Time Special: Excellence In Black Hollywood.
    • Common also discussed the inspiration behind his latest album Black America Again,  how to address the epidemic of violence and the impact of the bloodshed in his hometown of Chicago.
  • Issa Rae dishes on her HBO series Insecure, visceral reactions to the show, how “there is a time for everything,” and how one particular scene caused her to lose weight.
  • John Legend discusses his expanding media empire and foray into television and film. During his chat with Roland Martin, Legend also talked about his wife,  Chrissy Teigen’s epic clashes and clapbacks on social media.

 

All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast

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