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If you’re in the South, this is a great weekend for you if you like music. R. Kelly and several other acts are touring throughout the South this weekend. Sci-fi fans can check out Walter Mosley’s latest and if you’re into hip-hop, The BET Hip-Hop Awards repeats this weekend. Football is on the horizon on any given fall Sunday and this Sunday the Pack and the Texas battle it out. Director Lee Daniels is controversial once again in “The Paperboy" and director Ava Duvernay’s “Middle of Nowhere” hits theaters as well, both in limited release. Check out what else is happening this weekend.
All Times Eastern
Friday, October 12
“Baby Boy” on BET at BET at 9 p.m.
John Singleton directs Taraji P. Henson and Tyrese in this insta-classic
Saturday, October 13
BET Hip-Hop Awards at 10 p.m. on BET
The ever-popular 2 Chainz and the rest of the hip-hop industry converge on Atlanta for a night of hip-hop award granting and performances.
Sunday, October 14
“Football Night In America: Packers at Texans” on NBC at 8:20 p.m. on NBC
Aaron Rodgers goes up against Texans QB Matt Schaub who burned the Pack for 414 yards passing in a 2008 victory.
Lee Daniels direct yet another controversial story about a group of low-rent characters set in 1969 Florida. Matthew McConaughey and Zac Efron play brothers Ward and Jack Jensen, who are roped into investigating the wrongful conviction of Charlotte Bless’ (Nicole Kidman) incarcerated fiancé. Kidman apparently uses her sexual wiles to keep everyone in line and things go predictably bad. If you thought Daniels was too into black pathology in “Precious” reviewers, mostly mixed on the movie, said this one gives white pathology equal time.
“Middle of Nowhere”
The first black female to ever scorea win at Sundance, Ava Duvernay releases her second film “Middle of Nowhere” about a med students who faces tough choices when her man is incarcerated. Check out https://www.facebook.com/MiddleofNowhereMovie for trailer, info and theaters
Click here to listen to Nikki Woods' interview with Omari Hardwick about "Middle of Nowhere."
Ben Affleck directs this true story of six Americans hiding out during the Iran hostage crisis and the creative way a plan is worked out to rescue them. With Bryan Cranston and Adam Arkin
Marty is a struggling screenwriter with friends willing to provide him inspiration by any means necessary in this comedy caper
With Christopher Walken and Colin Farrell
“Merge/Disciple: Two Short Novels from Crosstown to Oblivion”
By Walter Mosley
Better known for his detective novels, Mosely heads into the sci-fi market with a new work of two novellas.
Friday, October 12
BATON ROUGE, LA
Baton Rouge River Center Arena
Saturday, October 13
R. Kelly on the Single Ladies Tour (with Tamia)
Sunday, October 14
Me’Shell Ndege Ocello Tribute to Nina Simone
R. Kelly – Single Ladies Tour
BJCC Concert Hall
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (10/15-10/21)
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1. Just a NY girl with BIG dreams....
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2. HAPPY CHILDREN=QUALITY PARENTING. We don't always see eye to eye on everything and that's normal. We're human beings. But we come together and do it right for what's important, the kids. We are not enemies, we are parents. And we are parents 1st. S/O to @monyettashaw for making Mason's bday memorable. S/O to @itscrystalsmith at home taking care of our other lil' Prince. ❤️❤️❤️ THIS IS WHAT CO-PARENTING LOOKS LIKE. #Blessed #Happy #AboveTheDrama #BiggerThanUs
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3. So happy to finally be able to share with you all that I’m the new Global Brand Ambassador for @Revlon! Follow my day on RevlonSnaps. Yay! Choose Love, Everybody! #RevlonXCiara #chooselove #ad
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4. Glam on point!!!@makeupbymotoko & @shaylinjoneshair #easybreezy @lifetimetv #beachesmovie #january2017 😘
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5. ✨True love ✨📸: @jessiemarrerophotography
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7. Today was not easy..but by the grace of God we all got through it. Words cannot express our gratitude for all of your Prayers, Positive thoughts and Support for us throughout the years. Tommy will be missed but most certainly never forgotten...And PLEASE don't ask "Where's Martin?.." he was there too...just not in this picture. Lol! God bless you all.. #LoveConquersAll #MartinShow
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9. West coast get ready for #RockyHorror. I will be live tweeting again. #letsdothetimewarpagain
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10. #THEKEYS pre order yours now ... Available everywhere #NOV22 #WeTheBest 🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑
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11. We about to ROCK at #KCABlackBall!! All for our life-changing effort to end 🌎 AIDS.
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12. Today's #SNAPJACK is brought to you by @yazzthegreatest 😂😂😂💋💋💋
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13. Damn girl you kinda old to be headed to the Go Go. You coming in at the age they leaving. LMAO
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14. Daddy daycare B-Boxin with @acewellstucker @shopraisingace
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15. #FBF Naviyd & URV "LIL MONSTERS"
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16. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ONE OF THE BIGGEST LEGENDS IN OUR HIPHOP HISTORY! @snoopdogg CONTINUED BLESSING AND LOVE FAMILY!!!!! REAL OG!
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17. Thank you for a beautiful night VSU! Let's do it again! #HOMECOMING
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18. Had a great time this morning with my familia Erica, Griff & Truth!!
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19. Check out my interview on @essence facebook live. #inmyownwords #nycpromo #day2
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20. #She💋 #tbt #TheCoveAtTheAtlantis #DawgPawsAndAll
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21. Bae #retailtherapy
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22. Why me and @coryhardrict got the same pose... and notee... new mouth #naked
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23. When my husband is my personal 'hype-man'! it kills me every time! 💜😂 #WHATNOW #lostfiles📷
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24. Diggy Simmons
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25. Hand full of @jacquieaiche 💙💎💍 @esnail_la 💅🏾
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26. SuperSoulers! You can watch my interview with Carl Lentz live from my Facebook page, tomorrow at 11a ET| 8a PT. #SuperSoulSunday
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27. 💋 .. When the friendship is easy like Sunday morning. ☀️
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28. Sunday mornings are the best........... hugs and cuddles with my angel
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29. #huggar16 #hellohuggars
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30. My gym is everywhere!.. #RnBMoney #TheGeneral 📸: @twelvepastseven
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31. Nothing I would rather be doing... Rocko setting up our movie, Romelō working on a puzzle & Laiyah singing and sharing all she's learning at school... I'm so grateful for the joy they've brought into my life ... Praying for peace , joy & love in the home of EVERY family ♥️ #HeadScarfPJSunday LOL 😂
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