Daily Buzz 10.25.11

    Sneak Peek: ‘RHOA’ season 4 premiere

    Bravo is back with another glimpse at season 4 of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."

    First up, Kandi is consulting with some of her fellow housewives about what her Bedroom Kandi line should include.
     

    While Kandi is getting ideas for her toy line, Kim Zolciak is getting ready to move into her dream house with babydaddy Kroy Biermann. Oh yeah, and Sweetie Hughes was there, too.
     

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    Iman does ‘Chelsea Lately’

    Iman brought a little style and class to the set of "Chelsea Lately."

    During her sit-down with the outrageous chat host, Iman urged everyone to donate to SaveTheChildren.org in order to help feed children during one of the country’s worst famines in 60 years.

    But Iman was also there to promote her fashion Iman Platinum fashion line with a hilariously impromptu fashion show. And find out where she got the idea to create own line of makeup, when you watch the video below!
     

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    Wendy Williams gets extension

    How you doin’, Wendy Williams?! According to The Hollywood Reporter, "The Wendy Williams Show" has been renewed for two more seasons.
     
    It seems that Fox affiliate viewers all over the country can’t get enough of the exuberant chat diva, so she’ll be coming to viewers with the hottest dish through 2014. "The Wendy Williams Show" is especially big with women ages 25-54 in major metropolitan areas such as New York, Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C.

     

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    Get on board!

    The Soul Train Awards are headed back to BET to honor the legendary group Earth, Wind and Fire and singer Gladys Knight.

    The special, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, airs Sunday, Nov. 27 on BET and Centric.

    Chris Brown leads with five nominations, including a nod for Best Male R&B/Soul Artist. Kanye West and Beyoncé Knowles each have four nominations.

    The Time, Jill Scott, Natalie Cole, Mindless Behavior, Melanie Fiona, Lalah Hathaway, Robin Thicke and Keith Sweat are all set to perform for the event.

    "We are honored to be celebrating 40 years of Soul Train by bringing the Soul Train Awards back to Centric," stated Paxton Baker, Centric’s general manager and executive vice president. "The Soul Train brand has played a fundamental role in shaping American culture. With such a dynamic host and illustrious legends, I am confident that this year’s show will be the best yet."

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    President Obama does Roscoe’s

    Barack Obama, who will be appearing on the “Tonight Show” tonight, won’t be chatting with Jay Leno on an empty stomach.

    The president took full advantage of his time on the West Coast and stopped by the famous Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles yesterday to get some grub and take some photos, the L.A. Times reports.

    “He sounds just like he does on TV!” said one customer before the crowd began to chant, “Four more years!”

     

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    Black Hollywood converges for film festival

    The Hollywood Black Film Festival will entertain and educate when it kicks off October 27.

    The festival will feature several documentaries including Phunny Business: A Black Comedy and Bob Marley: The Making of A Legend. Reason to Hope, which takes a look at efforts to rebuild Haiti once the news cameras left, will also be featured.

    Bobby Brown fans may also want to keep an eye on the big screen for him, as he set to appear in one of the films being shown at the HBFF. Also, Blair Underwood fans will want to check out They Are Not All Lost, which includes appearances by Nick Cannon, Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Sinbad.

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    Anthony Hamilton to headline at the Apollo

    Anthony Hamilton will be hitting the stage where so much of Black music history was made in December.

    The singer has announced that he’ll be headlining a show at the Apollo theater on December 9. The show will also celebrate crooner’s still-untitled upcoming album, due out on December 13.

    Tickets for the concert, which marks a return to the Apollo for the soul singer, go on sale October 28 at ApolloTheater.org. Fans can also pick their passes at the Apollo’s Box Office or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
     

     

    —Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott

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