Cheddar has been covering the biggest news of the week with some of the biggest names. In case you missed it, we've pulled together some of the highlights that will keep you informed as we get ready for the week ahead.
'Raising Kanan' Cast
Actors Patina Miller and Mekai Curtis joined Cheddar News' Hena Doba this week ahead of the Season 2 premiere of Power Book III: Raising Kanan. The duo talked about what to expect from the upcoming season and how their characters have progressed in the show. Miller also talked about her return to the Great White Way as she stars in the musical Into The Woods. "It means so much to me. It's an iconic show, and I'm playing an iconic role. And to me, as a Black woman, to be able to be up on the stage in this day-and-age and take the final bow in that show, I feel so much pride and so much honor in that," Miller told Cheddar News. Co-star Omar Epps also spoke with Cheddar News this week about the new season and his storied career.
'Black Ink: Chicago' Returns
VH1's Black Ink Crew stars Ryan Henry and Don Brumfield joined Cheddar News this week to dish the goods on the latest season of the show. Henry, who owns 9MAG tattoo shop where the show is mainly filmed, said he wants fans to see the continued growth of the show and the business. Meanwhile, Brumfield talked about his personal growth throughout the life of the show and how it has allowed him to expand into other areas like acting and bodybuilding. "For me, I felt like being surrounded by my brothers, my sisters who are part of the show, my wife, all these different people who are striving to be great people, it did nothing but inspire me to chase after something to be great myself," Brumfield said.
Charlamagne Talks 'Breakfast Club' Changes & Late-Night Show
Radio and late-night host Charlamagne Tha God joined Cheddar this week to talk about the new season of his late-night Comedy Central show Hell of A Week with Charlamagne Tha God. He noted significant changes for this season that includes holding conversations with a rotating panel of community guests. Charlamagne also addressed the shocking news that the iconic radio show The Breakfast Club on New York City's Power 105.1 would be saying goodbye to its only woman host, Angela Yee. "We're really calling it a spinoff show because she's going to be coming on right after us. She's going to be on in the middays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. She's already syndicated in 30 plus markets [and] after the announcement yesterday, it's probably doubled since then," he told Cheddar News.
Consequence's New Album
Grammy award-winning producer, writer, and rapper Consequence joined Cheddar News this week. He talked to Hena Doba about his forthcoming project, Nice Doing Business With You, and his recently released single Blood Stain, which was produced by Ye West. Consequence is coming off his fourth Grammy win for Ye's Hurricane record from the Donda album. "Here's a little secret, Kanye actually gave me Blood Stain as a gift," he told Cheddar News. "I don't take our relationship or brotherhood for granted and so you know, hey, when a billionaire says you got the bop, you got the bop."