Andre Ricks Photographed Live on the air HOT 107.5 Detroit
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Andre Ricks played high school basketball for Pershing High School in Detroit, Michigan. Andre later went on to the University of Western Michigan where he became a four-star athlete and earned all of his letters. He received his degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology from the University of Western Michigan.
In addition, to his countless business ventures Andre Ricks is also a philanthropist. He has given back to a myriad of people and organizations. His love for helping others started all the way back in his high school days. Ricks would often find a way to help the less fortunate. He continues this tradition today by giving clothes, shoes and time to the youth. The RAWiMPACT brand doesn’t just care about the success of their clients but also the overall welfare of humanity.
‘Black Panther’ is arriving on Marvel’s Avengers this August
Recently declared for Marvel’s Avengers, the present Square Enix E3 Showcase gave a first appropriate glance at Black Panther who joins the superhero roster in a brand new expansion, War For Wakanda.
A new cinematic trailer presents the King of Wakanda himself — in spite of the fact that his face isn’t shown clearly until he gets into his Black Panther veil. He will be defending Wakanda from Klaw, who has invaded Wakanda to take Vibranium for his own plans.
The trailer page shows that War For Wakanda will release this August. The Black Panther expansion will be free to players who already own Marvel’s Avengers on PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One.
The expansion had as far as anyone knows been anticipated release before yet was deferred because of the dismal and sudden passing of Chadwick Boseman, who played the superhero in the Marvel film.
Somewhere else in Marvel, Square Enix additionally reported today that Eidos Montreal is making a Guardians of the Galaxy game, scheduled to launch this October.
Ned Beatty, indelible character actor of ‘Deliverance’ and ‘Network,’ dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as an genial vacationer brutally raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died. He was 83.
Beatty’s manager, Deborah Miller, said Beatty died Sunday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles encompassed by friends and loved ones.
After years in regional theater, Beatty was cast in “Deliverance” as Bobby Trippe, the happy-go-lucky member of a male river-boating party terrorized by backwoods thugs. The scene where Trippe is brutalized became the most memorable in the movie and set up Beatty as an actor whose name moviegoers might not have known however whose face they generally perceived.
“For people like me, there’s a lot of ‘I know you! I know you! What have I seen you in?’” Beatty remarked without rancor in 1992.
Beatty got just a single Oscar nomination, as supporting actor for his role as corporate leader Arthur Jensen in 1976′s “Network,” yet he added to probably the most famous motion pictures of his time and worked continually, his credits including in excess of 150 films and TV shows.
He was similarly memorable as Otis, the idiot henchman of villainous Lex Luther in the initial two Christopher Reeve “Superman” movies and as the racist sheriff in “White Lightning.” Other films included “All The President’s Men,” “The Front Page,” “Nashville,” and “The Big Easy.” In a 1977 interview, he had clarified why he favored being a supporting actor.
“Stars never want to throw the audience a curveball, but my great joy is throwing curveballs,” he said. “Being a star cuts down on your effectiveness as an actor because you become an identifiable part of a product and somewhat predictable. You have to mind your P’s and Q’s and nurture your fans. But I like to surprise the audience, to do the unexpected.”
He landed a rare leading role in the Irish film “Hear My Song” in 1991. The genuine story of incredible Irish tenor Josef Locke, who vanished at the height of a brilliant career, it was all around inspected however to a great extent inconspicuous in the United States. Between movie, Beatty worked often in TV and theater. He had recurring roles in “Roseanne” as John Goodman’s dad and as a detective on “Homicide: Life on the Streets.”
On Broadway he won critical praise (and a Drama Desk Award) for his portrayal of Big Daddy in a revival of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” a job he had first played as a 21-year-old in a stock company production. He made controversy, be that as it may, when he was cited in The New York Times on the abilities of his young co-stars, Ashley Judd and Jason Patric.
“Ashley is a sweetie,” he said, “and yet she doesn’t have a lot of tools.” Of Patric, he remarked: “He’s gotten better all the time, but his is a different journey.” His more recent movies included “Toy Story 3”in 2010 and two releases from 2013, “The Big Ask” and “Baggage Claim.” He retired soon after.
Ned Thomas Beatty was born in 1937 in Louisville, Ky., and brought up in Lexington, where he joined the Protestant Disciples of Christ Christian Church. “It was the theater I attended as a kid,” he told The Associated Press in 1992. “It was where people got down to their truest emotions and talked about things they didn’t talk about in everyday life. … The preaching was very often theatrical.” For a period he considered turning into a cleric, yet altered his perspective after he was projected in a high school production of “Harvey.”
He spent 10 summers at the Barter Theater in Abingdom, Virginia, and eight years at the Arena Stage Company in Washington, D.C. At the Arena Stage, he showed up in Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya” and featured in Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman.” Then his life changed always when he took a train to New York to try out for chief John Boorman for the part of Bobby Trippe. Boorman revealed to him the job was projected, yet adjusted his perspective in the wake of seeing Beatty tryout. Beatty, who wedded Sandra Johnson in 1999, had eight kids from three past marriages.
Joel ‘Nae Sketchie’ Molina Talks About the Impact of social media on The Nightlife
How this entrepreneur harnesses social media to his benefit.
Born and raised in Bronx, New York, Joel Molina is a very well-known name in the entertainment and fashion industry. On top of this, he is also an entrepreneur who manages several brands and an R&B artist signed to a major label Roc Nation. Joel Molina is better known as NaeSketchie. His record label Sketchie Entertainment. Joel ‘NaeSketchie’ Molina is best known for his Popular Hip Hop Events Uptown.
He entered the game back in 2004 when things were quite different than they are today. One of the main differences is the widespread and use of social media. This is why he is going to share his thoughts on the changes in the nightlife due to social media.
“Spreading the word has never been as easy as it is today. Getting all the arrangements done is just a matter of minutes now. Once that is done, letting people know about the event can also be done by a single tap. When I started hosting parties, all this was done as a very stressful process because you just can’t risk skipping an invite”, shares NaeSketchie. The first party he hosted was way back in 2004. He did this at his sister’s apartment in the Bronx.
“One particular thing that I love about social media is that it quickly connects people. You don’t often have the ease and time to get the contacts of everyone you meet at a party. Earlier, it used to be difficult to stay in touch with the celebrities and their teams that you met at a party. Now you just follow each other on Instagram and it’s as good as anything else”, adds Joel Molina. The Uptown promoting group has hosted several events which have had A-lister guests. Just some of the names are Busta Rhymes, Post Malone, P Diddy, and Cardi B. Naesketchie gets to coordinate events with the teams of these celebrities very easily through social media.
“In the earlier times, parties used to be a little unsafe than how it is now. It was often hard to keep track of who attended an event. This later created a problem in case of some mishaps and even when we didn’t want someone to attend our events. Now it’s much safer as social media helps us keep track of who attended a party and who did not,” said Molina. The venues where NaeSketchie and his team host parties have been changing from houses to halls and then to nightclubs. The safety of the people attending the events is always a top priority for Joel Molina. He has hosted parties at extravagant venues such as La Marina, Cliff NYC, Space Ibiza, Stage 48, and many more.
Joel ‘NaeSketchie’ Molina believes that once things better and the nightclub scene is resumed, things will be done in many different ways and according to the new normal. Let us see what this multitalented promoter has in store for us in the future.
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