Connect with us

Television

“Who booked this place for me?” and other questions I, too, have regarding Cam’ron’s appearance on CNN

Published

on

When rapper Cam’ron asked CNN’s “NewsNight” host and favorite news anchor Abby Phillip, “Hey, who booked this place for me?” he was actually saying the quiet part out loud. Over the course of three and a half minutes, the typically charming, obnoxious rapper, known for his obnoxious charm, seemed annoyed and annoyed, as if he’d quite be anywhere else but there.

Which raises two really essential questions:

1. Who book Cam’ron for this (and what exactly did they expect)?

I feel the query of who booked it’s irrelevant – the essential query here is why. Nothing about Cam’ron gives the look of somebody who must be taken seriously in this variety of space. He hosts his own show with Mase, “It Is What It Is” – where antics are the one thing on the agenda. I like Cam’ron, but when I used to be within the room when the names of potential guests were being thrown out, my immediate thought could be, “Guys, why would we do something like that? Haven’t any of you seen any of Cam’ron’s previous media clips on news shows? It may prove wonderful. However, there’s a really high probability that not every thing will go as we expect.

I do not really think anyone who knows Cam’ron (and I’ll throw Abby Phillip in there too; I assume she knows him enough to know the way Cam’ron has been doing since everyone has grow to be accustomed to him) has been surprised or shocked . Cam’ron took this opportunity to take his sexual stamina complement, Pink Horse Power, and mentioned that he was going to get slapped after drinking a jolt of Horse Power. He also plugged his podcast, “It Is What It Is.”

2. Why did Cam’ron go in any respect?

I wasn’t shocked by Cam’ron’s attitude. I used to be a little bit surprised considering he was talking to Abby Phillip, who by all accounts is a media darling and seemingly loved by most, and also because he didn’t mind talking about Diddy – or anyone – in any respect. Cam’ron was much, much nicer in other spaces. Maybe he doesn’t know Abby; no shade, but I doubt Cam’ron watches much election coverage. He seemed very annoyed along with his presence, which is surprising because he didn’t have to go. Why comply with an interview and then get indignant on a regular basis? And let’s be clear; he knew exactly why he was invited there, and he confirmed this on his own show with Mase. Anyone who has ever been on any news program will let you know why they need you there before they show up. I speak from experience. It’s not like her questions were crazy.

Entertainment

As it seems, Cam’ron was right in his gut about being asked to comment on Diddy – the subject EVERYONE is talking about – as a substitute of the positive things he and Mase have done individually and through their show. Again, I like Cam’ron, but this is the dumbest thing I’ve heard in a protracted time. Their show It Is What It Is is literally 100% bullshit, and they’ve talked about Puffy before. Cam’ron being upset that CNN called them to speak about current events is silly. Especially since he could EASILY turn this conversation right into a conversation, no matter what positive things they’re doing.

Because, again, Cam’ron’s charm, even when he’s behaving inappropriately, is his calling card. He could say some nonsense, but he does it with a sinister smile and you only laugh it off and keep moving. He could say that despite the fact that he doesn’t know Puff that much, he knows what number of things they do which are good for the community, unlike Puff. The growling energy Cam’ron gave Abby felt unnecessary and really didn’t deserve it.

At one point, after plugging in Pink Horse Power, “It Is What It Is?” and said “cheeks” on the air, decided he was done and effectively accomplished the conversion while Abby gave him and the camera a glance that every one Black people recognized. There’s a phrase that I can not use here for network censorship purposes, but I feel like all Black people know what she meant.

Ironically, Abby had the funniest a part of the interview when she realized it was over and annoyingly called the person by his government name: “Cameron… thanks for joining me.” There must have been some shade there. I appreciate it and I’m sure Cam’ron will too.



This article was originally published on : thegrio.com
Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Television

“Power Book II: Ghost,” Season 4, Episode 2: Monet returns to the topic

Published

on

By

Panama Jackson theGrio.com

One of my absolute favorite parts of Power Book II: Ghost is how huge the pendulum swings are on this show. Just just a few days ago, back of their world, Tariq and Brayden were filming first-person shooter “Call of Duty” moves in airport hangars, and now they’re back on the campus of Stansfield University, where in some way Tariq has been let back into school, into his old schedule, and obtained approval for student loans and work and study programs together with uniform and rules. Seriously, it’s like two days later of their world. HOW, SWAY?

Monet returns home for rehabilitation, and her cousin Janet (played by Golden Brooks) shows up to help her get back on her feet. This complement is promising. First, we have now great flashbacks to young Monet and Lorenzo (RIP) and their beginnings as drug dealers; the person playing Young Monet HIT. I like the origin story flashbacks. Lorenzo seemed to at all times put his family first in a way that Monet was never able to do. Second, Janet seems to be the only member of the family on the straight and narrow. I even have nothing to back up this prediction, but my heart tells me that he’ll catch a stray bullet intended for one in all Tejada’s kids, which can send Monet to extreme levels of scorched earth, which can actually lead to the deaths of individuals I’m fascinated about seeing die. You cannot see me, but I’m clapping my hands frantically… for future joy.

I expected this (to some extent), but Monet is now musing that perhaps, just possibly, she was a terrible mother and parent and ruined her kid’s lives by inflicting all this drug dealing violence on them. The indisputable fact that she has to ASK if she ruined their lives is crazy, but I believe it shows growth. Dru will not be convinced.

Featured Stories

Speaking of Tejada’s children, Diana is pregnant; HOW WILL THIS SHOW END? Dru is prepared to give his mother restorative drugs, and Cane is roaming the streets trying to discover who tried to kill his mother, wanting to kill Tariq. Either way, the Tejada family is wild.

We’re starting to see how much of a threat Det. Carter (Michael Ealy) shall be there soon. He is a cop on a mission, and his mission is destruction. He jogs my memory of Denzel Washington’s character, John Creasy, in the movie “Man on Fire.” He is a person driven by his pain; he’s a detective, but evidently his goal will not be justice, but revenge and vengeance. He could be funnier than I expected – and I won’t be mad if Tariq killed him. I bring this up because his composure when trying to persuade Davis to activate Tariq was cold and calculating. Oh, Davis’ license continues to be temporarily suspended.

Detective Carter ALSO tried to get Tariq to break up, using his mother’s diminishing security in witness protection as a ruse. Tariq attacked his mother and had to cope with some idiot in Pennsylvania. This storyline also shows promise, if only because Tariq and Brayden are ready to hit the streets as drug dealers again. Do what other drug dealers in New York are doing? Is this where everyone gets all their drugs? New York have to be a drug free area because they aren’t the best drug dealers in the industry.

I bring this up because I actually hate Noma and her assistant, whose name escapes me. They look for brand spanking new drug networks and eventually the Russians become involved. Effie manages to bring the Russians to the table in one in all the more pointless plot points because she in some way becomes the link between the Russians and Noma. The same Effie who tries to go to Stanford University to do the engineering program, but STUPIDLY arrives late for her meeting while trying to help Cane solve the problem that Monet’s limp messes up because he cannot cope with the indisputable fact that he needs to take a break from playing drugs per minute while recovering from multiple gunshot wounds.

While all this is occurring, Tariq and Brayden realize how much life sucks without selling drugs and getting that cash. Brayden is selling the property and Tariq is apprehensive he won’t have the opportunity to maintain his family.

Monet and Tariq meet and start to put the pieces together. Everyone, Tejada’s family dinners won’t ever be the same again in an episode or two. And Tariq got his automobile back. There’s no word on how he’ll have the opportunity to afford gas.

To next week.


This article was originally published on : thegrio.com
Continue Reading

Television

“Power Book IV: Force” will end after three seasons, announces Joseph Sikora

Published

on

By

Power Book IV: Force Joseph Sikora 50 Cent thegrio.com

“Power Book IV: Force” is coming to an end.

The lead actor, Joseph Sikora, announced in a press release Instagram video on Thursday that the “Power” spinoff centering on his character, Tommy Egan, would end after its third season. Sikora gives a tour of the series’ set in a recording also available on the Starz and Power web sites.

“When Gary Lennon, the opposite writers and I were planning our third season, we saw that we were telling an entire story and that this was the right opportunity to remain true to our artistic vision and make this the ultimate chapter in Tommy’s journey. in Chicago,” Sikora wrote in a post on Instagram.

“But do not worry. Tommy’s journey is not over yet,” he added. “We’re just warming up and I can not wait to point out you what we’ve planned next. I would like to offer a warm shout out to all of the players: the solid and crew of “Power Book IV: Force” and let you know to get entangled. Because spirits never die and power never ends.

Joseph Sikora on the premiere of “Power Book IV: Force” on January 28, 2022 in New York. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for STARZ)

Showrunner Gary Lennon shared a press release with Variety concerning the series, saying that “it’s bittersweet to put in writing a satisfying conclusion to this chapter of the journey of Tommy, a personality that I and fans have come to like during the last decade.

“Season 3 challenges everything we thought we knew about Tommy’s world, and I promise it won’t disappoint!” Lennon said, per Diversity. “While this may be the end of the road for ‘Force,’ there is a much more expansive and compelling story for the Power Universe characters.”

Featured Stories

According to executive producer 50 Cent, one among the “Power Universe” stories is a prequel series titled “Origins,” which follows Tommy and Ghost (Omari Hardwick) of their early years.

“You asked, I answered. Young Ghost and Tommy are coming your way” – rapper and producer he said on X (Twitter) in March.

According to the Starz website, Starz has confirmed that it’s working on “Origin”. Diversityand “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” showrunner Sascha Penn serves as executive producer of the prequel series.


This article was originally published on : thegrio.com
Continue Reading

Television

Serena Williams will host The ESPYs in July

Published

on

By

LOS ANGELES (AP) Serena Williams returns to the highlight to host The ESPYs in July.

The retired 23-time major winner will be the fourth woman to helm the show honoring the past yr’s achievements, athletes and moments. The ESPYs will air July 11 on the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.

Megan Rapinoe, Sue Bird and Russell Wilson co-hosted the show in 2020, which was virtual as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Danica Patrick was the primary woman to go solo in 2018, shortly after retiring from motor racing.

Featured Stories

“This is a dream come true for me and something I have wanted to do for as long as I can remember,” Williams said in an announcement Tuesday. “It was a sensational year for sports and an unprecedented year for female athletes. I can’t wait to celebrate with everyone on stage in July.”

Williams won 12 ESPYs during her tennis profession.

The ESPYs will follow the July 10 premiere of “In the Arena: Serena Williams,” an eight-episode series chronicling her profession on ESPN+.

Williams retired after the 2022 U.S. Open and has since devoted her time to pursuits including a makeup line that debuted in April and a enterprise capital firm that invests in women and founders of early-stage firms of color. She gave birth to her second daughter in August last yr.

This article was originally published on : thegrio.com
Continue Reading
Advertisement

OUR NEWSLETTER

Subscribe Us To Receive Our Latest News Directly In Your Inbox!

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Trending