The IMDb Studio At The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Featuring The Filmmaker Discovery Lounge, Presented By Amazon Video Direct: Day Four - 2017 Park City The IMDb Studio At The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Featuring The Filmmaker Discovery Lounge, Presented By Amazon Video Direct: Day Four - 2017 Park City
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Mack Wilds Brings 'AfterHours' To Life In Tidal Mini-Series

The New York singer-songwriter shows the world how NYC does it when the sun goes down. 

Fresh off his After Hours album release, Mack Wilds brings the unique New York night life experience to the small screen in a new online mini-series co-written and directed by the Staten Island artist.

Premiered by Tidal, episodes touch on what "really" happens when the sun goes down and love, lust and friendships are put to the test. Mack paints a picture that takes place in the club between a party photographer and his lady. In what seems like a collections of your drunken friend's stories from last night come to life on screen, the TIDAL exclusive is a realistic view into the eclectic Manhattan party scene.

After premiering the first two episodes at a swanky event at The Roxy Hotel, hosted by Rob Markman, Mack spoke to the crowd in the intimate theatre and broke down the process and inspiration behind the project---which all started as a conversation in the studio.

"It started off just us in the studio just listening to the records over and over again and playing it for a bunch of different people. Everyone kept saying that the music sounded so visual and that it needed a visual component," Mack responded when asked about the inception of the project. "It's things that I've gone through, situations I'm going through, situations I've been in. It's all of our thoughts and ideas and the way we view New York and the way we see New York to be right now."

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Blue Carpet Pics: Regina Hall, Lil Nas X, Lil Kim And More Attend BET Awards 2019

A slew of celebrities in fashion, film, movies, music, and more made their way to the "Nip blue" carpet on Sunday afternoon (June 23) for the 2019 BET Awards.

Hours before the world broadcast of the annual event held at Los Angeles Microsoft Theatre, former 106th & Park co-host Terrence J, Claws actress Karrueche Tran, Jackie Long, Queen Naija, Angela Simmons and June Ambrose hosted the live pre-show, welcoming the likes of Lizzo, Rick Ross, La La Anthony, John Legend, Eva Marcille and more.

Artists like Blueface, Megan Thee Stallion, Flipp Dinero, Saweetie, Rotimi and Afro B hit the pre-show stage to perform their latest singles, while DJ D-Wreck held down the 1s and 2s before the BET Experience crowd. Scroll down to see who made a graceful and stylish appearance before the show.

You can catch the 2019 BET Awards hosted by actress Regina Hall on BET at 8 pm ET or on the BET Now app on your mobile device or smart TV.

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(L-R) Tommy Davidson, Kim Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and David Alan Grier at the 25th Anniversary of "In Living Color" After Party at the Bulleit 3D Printed Frontier Lounge at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 27, 2019 in New York City.
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'In Living Color' Cast Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Bulleit Whiskey At Tribeca Film Festival Afterparty

Ahead of the 25th anniversary of the finale of In Living Color, the Tribeca Film Festival premiered the pilot episode of the legendary comedy sketch show before attendees at The Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Theater in New York City's Spring Studios.

After laughing over nostalgic skits like "The Homeboy Shopping Network," "Men On..." and "Love Connection," a few cast members joined New York Times editor Aisha Harris for a panel discussion about the historic television series. Creator Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kim Wayans, Tommy Davidson, and David Alan Grier shared stories about their time on set as well as their thoughts on the variety show's intention and impact as the first sketch comedy show from the lens of black culture.

Following the screening, Tribeca Film Festival attendees headed uptown to the Bulleit 3D Printed Frontier Lounge to for the 25-Year In Living Color Celebration. The cast and crew enjoyed bites and bourbon-infused drinks like "The Producer," "The Director," "Leading Lady," "Guest Star," and "Screenwriter." To add more fun, 3D printed cocktails were served with edible designs in the shot glass from 7000+ customized drinks like "With a Twist," "Dark Skull," and "Rock On."

As the night went on, DJ Shawn Wayans hit the turntable and spun all the throwback tunes as attendees hit the dancefloor. A good time indeed. Flip through photos from the event down below.

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Mahershala Ali Addresses 'Green Book' Backlash After Golden Globes Win

Mahershala Ali took home the Golden Globe for Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his performance in Green Book on Sunday night (Jan. 7). Following his acceptance speech, Ali addressed the backlash regarding the film's plot.

Critics appeared to be upset about the film's storyline which depicted the true relationship between jazz pianist and composer Dr. Don Shirley (played by Ali) and Tony "Lip" Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen). In the movie, Shirley, a black man from the deep South in 1962, hires an unemployed, white bouncer from the Bronx as his security to escort him during a the segregation era. During their journey, the two develop an unbreakable bond while confronting their differences. The backlash came after Shirley's family stated that the film and Ali's portrayal was inaccurate and filled with lies.

"I will say this," Ali said in response to the controversy, “my job is always the same: I have to look at what I am doing and be responsible for it."

He added: "I respect the family…and Doc Shirley. I spoke to the studio and the family and at the end of the day you wish everyone was happy and you don’t want to offend anyone in any capacity."

This is Mahershala Ali's first Golden Globe win. Check out his acceptance speech above.

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