Throwback Thursday: That’s So Raven is Back!

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If you are a 90’s baby, chances are that Disney Channel’s ‘That’s So Raven’ was one of your shows growing up! If you were a fan, we have some good news for you! It looks like ‘That’s So Raven’ is back with a new spin-off of the series, and of course, Raven Symone will be a part of it.

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Raven Symone announced on ABC’s The View, which she joined as a co-host in June 2015, that she will be leaving the show to start the new spin-off series of her very popular ‘That’s So Raven’ sitcom that was a hit on Disney Channel from 2003-2007.

“I’m excited and sad, but mostly excited,” Raven said on The View.

If you remember ‘That’s So Raven,’ then you remember Raven Symone played ‘Raven Baxter,’ who was a teenager who lived with her mom, dad and little brother, and would suddenly have psychic “visions” of the future throughout her day to day life.

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[VIDEOS] #ThrowbackThursday-The Best of Eddie Murphy (@eddiemurphy)!

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News hit this week that the one and only actor and comedian Eddie Murphy will be honored with the Hollywood Career Achievement Award at the 2016 Hollywood Film Awards this November!

Eddie Murphy’s career has been a long and quite respectable one, to say the least. Murphy began doing stand up comedy, which he was highly ranked for and was also a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live in the 80’s. He then went on to act in films, and low and behold he was great at that too! Murphy has received all kinds of nominations for many of his different projects and has won awards including a Grammy for Best Comedy Album for one of his first works ‘Eddie Murphy: Comedian,’ a Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor in Beverly Hills Cop II, a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in Dreamgirls and more!

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#ThrowbackThursday: #RIP The Best of Shawty Lo (@THATSSHAWTYLO)!

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Yesterday we reported the devastating news of Atlanta rapper Carlos Walker, known as Shawty Lo, passing away Wednesday morning in a car accident. Today, we want to honor Shawty Lo by remember 5 of his best hits!

Shawty Lo meant a lot not only to his friends and family, but to the whole city of Atlanta! He was responsible for putting out many Atlanta “anthems,” as all of his songs made crowds all over the city hype. The rapper originally started by forming a rap group called ‘D4L’ in 2003, which you may remember by their hit song “Laffy Taffy.” With D4L, Shawty Lo also created his own label ‘D4L Entertainment.’

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#ThrowbackThursday: ‘Anything for Selena!’

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The one and only, Selena Quintanilla!

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At a very early age, the Mexican-American singer and songwriter was one of the greatest artists of her time! Selena’s fun and spunky personality made fans everywhere fall in love with her! Whether she was in Mexico or America she packed out venues, as she performed on stage with her band, a.k.a her family.

Selena grew up in a family-oriented home, in which her father pushed her and her siblings to learn Spanish at a young age. Thanks to Mr. Quintanilla, Selena y Los Dinos, which consisted of her and her older siblings A.B. Quintanilla and Suzette Quintanilla, would eventually put out some of the greatest Spanish hits. Selena became the ‘Queen of Tejano Music’, made it to the top of many Billboard music charts and into their Latin Hall of Fame, and was nominated for a grammy for her album Selena Live!, which went on to win best Mexican-American album in 1995. 11098266_347616082111097_801421556_nAlong with her beauty, both inside and outside, and her extraordinary talent as a musician, Selena was also a fashion designer. In addition to all of her accomplishments in music, Selena opened up Selena Etc. Boutique, which was a boutique, salon and clothing store based out of Texas.

On March 31, 1995 millions of fans mourned the legendary singer, as she was fatally shot by her manager and ‘friend’ at just 23 years old. Since then, tons of celebrities have expressed Selena’s impact on both their lives and music careers, such as Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato and more.

 

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#ThrowbackThursday: Is There a ‘Scarface’ Remake in the Works?

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Whether you are familiar with the film or not, “say hello to my little friend” is a phrase you probably are familiar with, from the one and only Tony Montana in Scarface.

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Scarface has gone down in history as a classic film. The 1983 crime film was directed by Brian de Palma, produced by Marty Bregman, written by Oliver Stone and starred Al Pacino who had an extraordinary performance playing the role of Antonio ‘Tony’ Montana.

Tony Montana arrives in Miami from Cuba with nothing to his name. Montana has one hell of a journey, eventually becoming the biggest drug lord in the state, providing cocaine for dealers around the world. As Tony rises to ‘success’ in the drug business, a target on his head seems to get bigger and the pressure is on by everyone from the police to the Colombians.

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Throwback Thursday: Ghostbusters!

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It is Thursday; you know what that means – Throwback Thursday! Today we are throwing it back to a classic (what’s new?). The 1984 American comedic, and kind of supernatural, film – Ghostbusters!

This original film written by Ivan Reitman was actually produced by two of its main actors, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. Aykroyd and Ramis along with Bill Murray played three parapsychologists in New York City who start their own business. Sounds pretty ordinary, except their business was one for catching ghosts – which Ernie Hudson’s character finds out when he joins in on it. In the film, we get to witness these men take on ‘clients’ who need their services in catching ghosts, and all of the crazy things they encounter while doing it.

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Throwback Thursday: Ciara’s (@ciara) Top 5 Throwback Videos!

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Today we are dedicating our throwback Thursday to newlywed, Ciara! We are going to take it back to tiara’s top five throwback videos – in which she is know for showing off her killer dance moves and super fit hot body!

You already know we have to include Cici’s first major hit, released back in 2004. This video starred a young hot Ciara, and shows a few familiar faces including Petey Pablo, Jazzy Phae, Monica and Rasheeda. Here is the video for ‘Goodies’ featuring Petey Pablo!

The second single also released in 2004, off of the same album ‘Goodies’, was the dance anthem back in they day – 1,2 Step featuring Missy Elliot.

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