Wassup In Hollyhood

By RYCH McCAIN

HAPPY B-DAY:

Happy birthday wishes go out to our girl, actress Meagan Good who celebrated #28 on August 11.

CHARITY:

Our Renaissance man, actor Jimmy Jean-Louis (NBC’s ‘Heroes’) had a packed house at Kress in Hollywood last weekend for his HUFH (Hollywood United for Haiti) fundraiser.

COMEDY:

Funny lady Hope Flood will celebrate her 20 years in the biz by filming a DVD live at the famed Regency West in Los Angeles on August 28.

PAGEANT:

The Little Miss African-American Scholarship Pageant will take place on Sunday, August 16, at the Universal Sheraton Hotel in Universal City, California. This affair is produced by Lisa Ruffin and hosted by Claudia Jordan. This year’s celebrity judges include actresses Tichina Arnold and Chandra Wilson; female boxing champ Laila Ali and former NFL star Curtis Conway.

VIDEO:

There is an extremely important video that every Black child, teen and adult must see. Go to http://vimeo.com/3686946.

MUSIC:

Look for the new video from the ambassador of Latin rap, Down AKA Kilo, supporting his latest hit single ‘Put Your Locs On’ featuring Jah Free. The video will make its debut on La Musica.com for Spanish Broadcasting System Inc. and tapes to a live global audience today.

Louisiana soul singer and Atlantic Records recording artist Marc Broussard will embark on a 15 city tour of acoustically intimate venues with guitarist Joe Stark and drummer Chad Gilmore titled “Welcome To My Living Room,” to support his debut album titled Keep Coming Back.

Also from the Atlantic Records camp is the new album Hot Mess from Cobra Starship, which was released on August 11 to support their current tour.

Singer/songwriter David Berkeley has contributed a track to the Mark Mulcahy tribute album titled Ciao My Shinning Star. The songs of Mark Mulcahy are on the Shout! Factory label.

MOVIES:

A Perfect Getaway; Rogue Pictures; Starring Steve Zahn, Timothy Olphant, Milla Jovovich, Kiele Sanchez and Marley Shelton. Written and Directed by David Twohy. Produced by Robert Bernacchi, Ryan Kavanaugh and Mark Canton.

Cliff (Zahn) and Cydney (Milla) visit a remote part of Hawaii to go hiking in the wild on their honeymoon. There is a killer on the loose who is preying on the vacationers. This one is a little drawn out with the hiking scenes but it does get a little interesting towards the end.

Hit me up at: feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net.

Study, Observer and Win!

Rych

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