Robert Townsend

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Robert Townsend Reflects On The Making Of ‘The Five Heartbeats’ Documentary

VIBE talked with Townsend to discuss The Five Heartbeats, the 25th anniversary of The Meteor Man, and why he had to fight for Beyoncé to star in Carmen: A Hip…

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Robert Townsend Reflects On ‘Meteor Man’ 25 Years Later

In 1993, Meteor Man touched down in theaters to mixed reviews but ultimately became a staple in kids' VHS collection.

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Bill Cosby’s ‘Far From Finished’ Special To Air On December 1st

Legendary funny man Bill Cosby heads to TV Land when his latest stand-up special, Bill Cosby: Far From Finished, on Sunday, December 1st at 10:00…

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ABFF: Opening Night Party

Miami Beach is home to this year's ABFF: American Black Film Festival. Catch up with attendee's celebrating Uptown Magazine's sponsored opening night party!

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Robert Townsend Talks ‘Diary Of A Single Mom’, How The Web Is Changing TV & Raptors v. Actors

Director Robert Townsend is on a roll. His Pic.tv webseries, Diary of a Single Mom is proving to be a runaway internet hit. The…

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Robert Townsend’s Webseries ‘Diary Of A Single Mom’ [VIDEO]

Director Robert Townsend (Five Heartbeats) has entered the webseries storytelling format with a gripping new drama, Diary of a Single Mom. The show stars Monica…