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Reality show vets Rev. Run and his wife will have to learn lines for their next small screen project. Netflix has given a series order to an untitled family sitcom loosely inspired by the marriage of legendary Run DMC rapper and minister, Joseph Simmons, and Justine Simmons, according to Variety. The scripted multi-camera series would follow a legendary rapper whose plans for slowing […]


Tyrese Gibson announced on Monday (Aug. 1) that he and Rev Run will not be back on OWN for a second season of their talk show, “It’s Not You, It’s Men.” The singer/actor took to Instagram to share the news with his followers, in addition to revealing the advice Oprah Winfrey gave him following news […]

Calm and collected, the model speaks on women's rights and why dressing sexy has nothing to do with attracting male suitors.

    Hip Hop legend Rev. Run and Grammy nominated singer Tyrese are the hosts of It’s Not You, It’s Men, premiering Saturday, January 23rd on OWN.   “It’s the stuff that people are uncomfortable talking about. It’s enough ratchet television out here so we decided let’s go ahead and be grown with it. Rev Run is my […]

Rev Runs Around The World premieres tomorrow, December 2nd on the Travel Channel. The music legend and his family will take on the world, literally, in a 16 episode series that will chronicle their journey, sans itineraries. “It was a long travel that’s for sure. We went everywhere from Dubai to Rome to Turkey to […]

Hip-hop’s next generation is making the new this week and it’s not all good. Hip-hop pioneer and current star of CBS ‘s NCIS: Los Angeles and Spike’s Lip Sync Battle, LL Cool J may have to face some investigation in real life. His 26-year-old son, Najee Smith, (pictured, with his mother, Simone) a 2014 college graduate, was […]


OWN today announced a new primetime show from Tyrese Gibson and rapper Rev Run based on their New York Times bestselling Simon & Schuster book “Man-ology.” Through eight weekly episodes set to debut in early 2016, the longtime friends will share everything viewers need to know about men and love. Often at odds with each […]