Radar 4/5: The Pop Culture Periscope
Radar 4/5: The Pop Culture PeriscopeRadar 4/5: The Pop Culture PeriscopeSo, did you enjoy your Easter Sunday?
Along with attending church services and convening over proper eats with your family and friends, it’s obvious that a huge number of you turned out to see Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married Too?” The film snagged a whopping $30 million at the box office, hence we have a feeling that a certain someone had a very fabulous weekend—congrats Mr. Perry!
Last week, Monica topped the charts with her latest, “Still Standing,” and this week, we’re wondering how Usher and Erykah will fair in the first-week album sales race. Also, we’re looking forward to what songstress, Vivian Green, will bring with her new album, “Beautiful,” which will be available on Tuesday.
And for all of you Common fans out there, don’t forget that he’ll be back on the big screen this Friday with “Date Night.” Though he’s co-starring with Tina Fey and Steve Carrell this go ’round, just consider this film a warm-up for his starring role opposite Queen Latifah for the sports-driven, romantic comedy, “Just Wright,” coming next month.
As we get geared up to kick off this brand, new week, we offer you a bit of advice, courtesy of Macy Gray—“Get up, get out, and do something.”Monday, April 5TV:Randy Jackson stops by “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” to share some “American Idol” scoop.Check your local listings.Tuesday, April 6TV:Kelis stops by to perform on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” tonight. Over at “Lopez Tonight,” sibling duo Brandy & Ray J. take the couch to discuss their new reality show, “Family Business.”
Music: Anjelique Kidjo is on schedule to release her album, “Oyo,” today and songstress, Vivian Green, is back with “Beautiful.”Wednesday, April 7TV:Corrine Bailey Rae takes the stage at “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” tonight.Be sure to check out Taraji P. Henson’s exchange with George Lopez on “Lopez Tonight.” Check your local listings.Thursday, April 8TV:“Marty Mar” (a/k/a Martin Lawrence) drops in at “Jimmy Kimmel Live” tonight.Friday, April 9TV:Fashion’s finest, Andre Leon Talley, stops by to chat with the ladies of “The View” this morning.
Movie Release:Common hits the big screen once again in the action-comedy, “Date Night.”
Birthday: Keisha Knight Pulliam celebrates her 31st birthday today.Little Rudy Huxtable is ALL grown up!Saturday, April 10Birthday: Q-Tip celebrates his big 4-0 today.