Leon

Fans of the 1991 dramedy musical, ‘The Five Heartbeats’ got a taste of nostalgia after seeing pictures posted on social media reuniting the actors during this year’s Tribeca Film Festivals. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Actors Robert Townsend, Harry Lennix, Michael Wright, John Terrell, Tico Wells, and Leon appeared on the […]

  Roland Martin talks to actor Leon about his legendary career, his band Leon And The Peoples and the two new television and film projects. “The Five Heartbeats…it’s amazing the life it has. AOL Voices did a poll five years ago of the top 25 African American films and The Five Heartbeats was number one and […]

Leon does an impromptu sing-a-long with the cruisers before an epic karaoke battle.

Now that he’s gone, it seems like everyone has a Prince story. From this year’s Fantastic Voyage, actor Leon and Robert Townsend talk about their experiences with the late artist. Apparently, someone in Prince’s band had a little love for Leon. Watch the story above. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.  

In a new interview with Rolling Out, actor Leon was asked about his lengthy career in Hollywood, as well as being a father to Noelle, his daughter with “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Cynthia Bailey. Speaking to the outlet after his “Blacks in Hollywood” panel at the 2016 Black Women’s Expo in Chicago, Leon revealed […]

For Robert Townsend, working with Bill Cosby was a chance to get paid and learn at the same time. Townsend directed Far From Finished, Cosby’s first concert show airing again on Comedy Central on Thanksgiving night at 4 p.m. Townsend said despite the years in between specials, Cosby remains a comedic genius. “He’s 76 years young […]