Tiffany Haddish to Play Olympic Great Florence Griffith Joyner in Upcoming Biopic
Tiffany Haddish will star as Florence Griffith Joyner, also known as “Flo-Jo”, she helped popularize track and field with her record-breaking Olympic run and flashy personality and style (she originated the “one-legger” look with her running suits).
Many of the records that Joyner set in the 1988 Olympics, including those in the 100 m and 200 m, have yet to be broken. Joyner died in 1998 at the age of 38 of an epileptic seizure.
Swizz Beatz says it was DMX’s “dream” to release gospel album
DMX’s unwavering faith was evident through his interviews, performances, Instagram Bible study sessions and even the lyrics in some of his songs, and according to Swizz Beatz, X wanted to release a full-length project honoring his relationship with God.
Swizz Beatz said X recorded “a lot of material,” including a “set of music that’s all gospel.” His hope was to one day put together a gospel project. “That’s where he wanted to end up,”
Diddy And Salesforce Create Digital Marketplace For Black-Owned Businesses
Diddy is hoping to help Black-owned businesses around the country thrive with a new project backed by Salesforce called Shop Circulate. Which has been described as an online marketplace that allows consumers to engage directly with Black entrepreneurs.
Shop Circulate is slated to launched later this year, and those interested in the project can sign up to their mailing list to gain early access before the initiative’s launch in autumn.