Zendaya Cast To Play Aaliyah In Lifetime Biopic

Recording artist Zendaya will portray Aaliyah in a Lifetime film about the R&B sensation who died in a plane crash at the height of her stardom. The biopic will be filmed this summer and is scheduled to air this fall, the network announced Monday. It will trace a career that began with Aaliyah’s debut on “Star Search” at age 10. In August 2001 her life was cut short when her plane crashed after takeoff from a Bahamian runway. She was just 22

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speaking of drake…

I’m super-curious about this guy and am itching to know more about the experiential intricacies of his Black/Jewish upbringing, and how he reflects on all of that from where he sits currently as th…

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WATCH: Why Lenny Kravitz Didn’t Like Being Called ‘Black’

As a Grammy Award-winning musician, Lenny Kravitz seems to transcend genres to create an indescribably cool sound.

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El DeBarge (African American, English, French Canadian, Native American) [American]

Known as: Grammy Nominated Singer-Songwriter (Former lead singer of the R&B group “DeBarge”)

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Is Beyonce Black, White, Mixed Race, African American? Her Biracial Ethnicity Nationality Heritage

BEYONCE IS OF MIXED ETHNICITY. Her father is of African American heritage, while her mother is a Louisiana Créole. Learn more about her biracial mix.

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Albert Murray, author who drew on the free-wheeling spirit of jazz, dies at 97

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Mr. Murray’s works underscored how black culture and the blues were braided into American life.

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