‘The Water Man,’ a Film by David Oyelowo, Hits Theaters Sat. May 7th!

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Watch an All-New Adventure Drama THE WATER MAN in theaters only on Friday, May 7! THE WATER MAN, a new film by David Oyelowo, stars David Oyelowo, Rosario Dawson, Lonnie Chavis, Amiah Miller, Alfred Molina and Mario Bello.

Below is the synopsis:

In THE WATER MAN, Gunner (Lonnie Chavis) and his mother (Rosario Dawson) share a special bond, but when his mom’s illness worsens, he disappears into stacks of books on both science and the supernatural in search of possible cures. After learning about the mythic Water Man, who may carry the secret to everlasting life, Gunner and his rebellious friend Jo (Amiah Miller) go on a quest into the Water Man’s mysterious forest. Facing challenges and dangers they never imagined, the friends’ hope for rescue lies with Gunner’s father (David Oyelowo), who must immerse himself in his son’s world to follow the clues that will lead him to the kids and put his family back together.
Check out the trailer:

I interviewed David Oyelowo when he starred in the movie Captive. If you’re interested in the interview, check it out HERE (audio & written).

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RHOA’s Kandi Burruss & Serayah Star in Lifetime’s ENVY: A Seven Deadly Sins Story on Sat. April 17th 8/7c

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Watch Lifetime’s ENVY: A Seven Deadly Sins Story starring Serayah, Kandi Burruss from The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Da Brat, Rose Collins and more on Saturday, April 17 at 8 p.m. EST/7  p.m. CST. Bishop T. D. Jakes along with Derrick Williams and Shaun Robinson are executive producers!
Below is the official synopsis followed by a few snippets from the movie.
Gabrielle Flores (Rose Rollins) has it all – a devoted husband, a beautiful daughter, and one of the best PR firms in the country. When Gabrielle’s father suddenly reveals she has a half-sister, Keisha (Serayah), as a result of a brief affair, only-child Gabrielle is delighted to welcome her into her life. But Keisha, who grew up with nothing, wants more than a sisterly bond from Gabrielle—she wants her life, and is willing to do whatever it takes to get it. Envy: A Deadly Sins Story also stars Kandi Burruss, Donovan Christie Jr., Gregory Alan Williams, Da Brat, DC Young Fly, Clifton Powell and Hosea Chanchez and is produced by Bishop T.D. Jakes Enterprises and Big Dreams Entertainment. Bishop T.D. Jakes, Derrick Williams, Leslie Greif and Shaun Robinson serve as executive producers, and Damon Lee directs from a script written by Nneka Gerstle.  Envy is based on the novel of the same name, a part of the Seven Deadly Sins anthology written by Victoria Christopher Murray, my sorority sister of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated!!!

I’ll be watching! How about you?

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Kierra Sheard-Kelly Releases Deluxe Edition of Album KIERRA & Memoir ‘Big, Bold, and Beautiful’

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GRAMMY and Stellar Award-winning artist, actress, and multi-faceted entrepreneur Kierra Sheard-Kelly, released the deluxe edition of her chart-topping album KIERRA (Karew Entertainment / RCA Inspiration). The new album is an accompaniment to her memoir, “Big, Bold, and Beautiful: Owning the Woman God Made You to Be” (Zonderkidz). Both are available now!

An artistic hybrid of Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop, and Gospel sounds, Kierra continues to boldly step out as a creative powerhouse on the 20-track deluxe edition, introducing five new songs: “Out of My Mind” (feat. Camper), “Grace,” “Live 4 God,” “A Good Man,” and “Something Has to Break” (feat. Karen Clark Sheard), the duet with her mother, which is currently playing on radio and was recorded from their enthralling appearance together on the 2020 BET Awards.

The album features the original 15-tracks including the #1 Billboard hit Gospel single “It Keeps Happening” and “Don’t Judge Me” (feat. Missy Elliott), and production from frequent collaborators Harmony “H-Money” Samuels and her brother J. Drew Sheard, songwriters Mia Fieldes, Jonathan Smith, Varren Wade, Edgar “JV” Etienne, Justin Brooks, Sir the Baptist, and vocals from Gospel artists Todd Dulaney, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Le’Andria Johnson and Kierra’s nephew Jacob Sheard. In addition to releasing her new album, Kierra recently connected with Nick Cannon for a special rendition of Gospel legend Fred Hammond’s “No Weapon,” which debuted on Good Friday.

KIERRA (Deluxe) Track listing

1.  Don’t Judge Me (Feat. Missy Elliott) 2. Always Win (Live) 3. Better 4. Follow (Live) (Feat. Todd Dulaney) 5. It Keeps Happening (Live) 6.        Human 7. Something Has to Break (Live) (feat. Tasha Cobbs Leonard) 8. Grateful  9.   Beautiful  10. I Choose You (Live)  11. Things You Do  12.       My Redeemer (Live) (Feat. Le’Andria Johnson) 13.   Sunday Flow (Feat. Sir The Baptist) 14.  BIG BIG BIG (Live) 15.    So Into You (Live) (Feat. Jacob Sheard)  16. Something Has to Break (feat. Karen Clark Sheard) 17.  A Good Man 18. Live 4 God 19.  Grace 20.       Out of My Mind (feat. Camper)

Click HERE to listen to a few snippets from the album!

Going forward in forging fearless new paths, Kierra is making her debut as a published author on April with her memoir, “Big, Bold, and Beautiful: Owning the Woman God Made You to Be” (Zonderkidz). In her immersive and inspirational book for teens, Kierra shares her hard-won advice on body positivity, spiritual self-care, goal setting, finding your joy, and living boldly in faith, empowering you to grab the life you’re meant to lead.

For additional information, visit:

Website:                    https://www.iamkierrasheard.com/

Facebook:                 https://www.facebook.com/kierrasheard/

Instagram/Twitter:    @kierrasheard

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