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The Cast Of Almost Christmas Talks Best & Worst Christmas Gifts Ever!

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 12.06.2016 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

Courtesy - Universal Pictures Almost Christmas hits theaters this weekend bringing a black family holiday experience to the big screen, the likes of ...

Frederick Douglas Schools Thomas Jefferson In This 'Epic Rap Battle'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.03.2016 | Black Voices

Frederick Douglass and Thomas Jefferson go head-to-head in the latest edition of "Epic Rap Battles of History," posted on YouTube Monday. The former p...

This Puts 'Dancing With The Stars' To Shame

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.11.2014 | Comedy

The tango will never be the same. J.B. Smoove knows he would kill it on "Dancing with the Stars," but he told Conan O'Brien he's not ready for the ...

Real Husbnds of Hollywood Debuts Fall Season Finale

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 01.25.2015 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

The fall finales of many of our favorite shows are taking place this week. BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood is no exception. I was recently invited to the set to interview its stars to give us their take on their on scene antics and much that we can expect from the fall finale episode.

JB Smoove Opens Up For Confessions

Karu F. Daniels, Uptown Magazine | Posted 02.03.2014 | Black Voices

Though it may seem that comedy’s newest It Guy has come from out of the blue, JB Smoove has been paying dues for more than two decades. His gut-bust...

WATCH: J.B. Smoove Explains What It Takes To Be A Grill Master

Posted 04.26.2013 | Black Voices

The official start of grilling season is still a little ways off, but according to comedian and "Real Husbands Of Hollywood" star JB Smoove, you 'gon ...

Chris Rock Joining The Cast Of Hit Show

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 04.08.2013 | Comedy

Chris Rock is joining the cast of "The Real Husbands of Hollywood," replacing Robin Thicke for the second season of BET's acclaimed reality show parod...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: A Haunted House

Dan Persons | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The second week of 2013 sees yet another film that doesn't aspire to the bottom-of-the-barrel stature usually typified by early-in-the-year releases. A Haunted House sets out to deflate found-footage horror, and more often than not hits its targets quite capably.

WATCH: J.B. Smoove Wants A Monkey To Serve Him Bread

Posted 06.25.2012 | Comedy

What do zombies with cucumbers on their eyes, kneading massages, "hot black water" and monkey butlers have in common? They're all a part of J.B. Smoov...

What To Do This Weekend: B'wick Open Studios, Howl And JB Smoove

Posted 06.01.2012 | New York

Bushwick Open Studios Where: Various locations When: Friday-Saturday Price: Free Arts in Bushwick celebrates its 6th year organizing Bushwick Open...

Brennan Williams

J.B. Smoove: Tiger's Personal Life Is Kicking His Butt | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.08.2012 | Black Voices

In our weekly "Love Of The Game" series, HuffPost Black Voices talks sports with a person of note. This week we caught up with comedian-actor J.B. Smo...

Maggie Furlong

Amanda Peet: 'Game Of Thrones' Is Like Coke | Maggie Furlong | Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

Though you wouldn't know it from NBC's odd scheduling of "Bent" (they're burning off airing all six episodes in just three weeks, with back-to-back ep...

Brennan Williams

J.B. Smoove: 'I'm Trying To Be The Jay-Z Of Comedy' | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.19.2012 | Black Voices

Ten years since appearing alongside Chris Rock in the comedy flick "Pootie Tang," J.B. Smoove has elevated his acting credentials, starring as Leon Bl...

J.B. Smoove Experiences 'Real New York' On 'The Ruckus'

Posted 03.28.2012 | TV

J.B. Smoove works mostly in Los Angeles, but he grew up in the New York area, so he's always excited to make his way home. On Comedy Central's new sta...

J.B. Smoove's Rejected 'SNL' Sketches

Posted 03.27.2012 | TV

For a few years now, fans have been enjoying the crazy antics of J.B. Smoove as Leon Black on "Curb Your Enthusiasm" opposite Larry David and as the h...

Jason Gilbert

J.B. Smoove: I Wish My Phone Could... | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.12.2011 | Technology

(Editor's Note: This article contains explicit language that may be offensive to some readers) When I called J.B. Smoove, the actor, writer and com...

Jessie Heyman

J.B Smoove On Larry David Is A Playboy, The End Of 'Curb,' And The Ruckus | Jessie Heyman | Posted 12.03.2011 | Entertainment

Almost everyone on "Curb Your Enthusiasm" plays some version of themselves. So too with the surly, motor-mouthed Leon Black, the breakout role brought...

WATCH: Go Behind The Scenes Of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Season 8

Posted 06.12.2011 | Comedy

The dog days of summer can't come soon enough for "Curb Your Enthusiasm" fans. The eighth season filmed last year on location in New York, David's ho...

EXCLUSIVE: J.B. Smoove Shares His Unaired 'SNL' Pitches

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy

J.B. Smoove got his breakout role as Leon on "Curb Your Enthusiasm," fans of his know that he can be hilarious even when he's not opposite the great L...

Movie review: Date Night

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given the track record of director Shawn Levy, I approached Date Night with a certain amount of dread -- OK, a lot of dread. So let me say straight off that Date Night isn't terrible -- and I mean that as the mildest of praise.