Coffee Talk: Nia Long Joins Cast of Upcoming 'Key & Peele' Movie

Plus: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar defends Rachel Dolezal, Beyonce will appear in Madonna's newest music video, Smokey Robinson will receive a BET Lifetime Achievement Award, and more!

Taylor Lewis Jun, 17, 2015

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Key & Peele (also known as Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele) are coming to the big screen, and they're bringing Nia Long along with them. The new flick, Keanu, will follow a group of friends who go to great lengths to get back a stolen cat. Long will play Key's wife. Catch the movie next April! We are so here for that. [Deadline]

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After leading the industry for 50 years, Smokey Robinson is being honored with the BET Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's BET Awards. The green-eyed singer has already been indcuted into both the Rock 'n' Roll and the Songwriters' Hall of Fame, and now he has one more accolade to add to his growing resume. Congrats, Smokey! [BET]

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Do we spy a "Feeling Myself" part two?? Two of the hottest names in pop cultures—Beyonce and Nicki Minaj—have signed on to appear in the music video for Madonna's latest track, "B---- I'm Madonna." Other ladies gracing the video include Rita Ora, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry. We have a feeling this video is going to be f-i-e-r-c-e. [MTV]

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Cue the angry mob. In an op-ed for TIME, former NBA superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has come out in support of Rachel Dolezal, a White former NAACP president who has been passing as Black for years, telling everyone to "let Rachel Dolezal be as Black as she wants to be." He argues that you "can't deny" the work she has done for the Black community and that there's no such thing as race. "The fight for equality is too important to all Americans to lose someone as passionate as she is and who has accomplished as much as she has." [TIME]

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It's anything but post-bridal bliss for Saved by the Bell star Lark Voorhies and her new husband, Jimmy Green. The two married in a shotgun Vegas wedding last week, one year after meeting at a networking social. However, since the nuptials, Green's criminal past has come to light—there is a warrant out for his arrest in Arizona for disorderly conduct and threatening. And now the actress' mother has filed a restraining order against her new son-in-law. Welcome to the family? [People]

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Gather your pennies—J. Cole is going on tour! The rapper just announced that he would be embarking on the third installment of his Dollar and a Dream tour, selling tickets for $1. The tour kicks off on Sunday, June 21 in Dallas, but the venue is a secret until the day of. J. Cole is also expected to perform his mixtape "Friday Night Lights" in its entirety. Get excited! [Complex]


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