Daily Archives: May 31, 2017

OWN Releases 2nd Official Trailer For Season 2 Of Queen Sugar

OWN has released the second trailer for season two of Queen Sugar and the images are just as absorbing as the first trailer. The Bordelon family’s battle to become the first Black family to own a sugar mill is the main story but the trailer also has plenty of scenes pertaining to the other plots within the dominant one. The show has a two-night premiere on June 20th and 21st.

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Joey Bada$$ Announces European Tour

Joey Bada$$ is going on a tour of Europe in October to support his All-Amerikkkan  Bada$$ album. The tour will start in Bristol, UK and end in Helsinki, Finland in November. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

Tour Dates:

Oct 21st @ Motion, Bristol – UK

Oct 24th @ O2 Kentish Town Forum, London – UK

Oct  25th @ Birmingham O2 Institute 1, Birmingham – UK

Oct  26th @ Manchester Albert Hall, Manchester – UK

Oct 27th @ Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh – UK

Oct  30th @ Olympia, Dublin – IE

Oct  31st @ Trix, Antwerp – BE

Nov 2nd @ Elysee-Montmartre, Paris – FR

 Nov 3rd @ Paradiso, Amsterdam – NL

Nov 7th  @ Dynamo, Zurich – CH

Nov 8th @ Arena Vienna, Vienna – AT

Nov  9th @ Theaterfabrik, Munich – DE

Nov 11th @ Festsaal Kreuzberg, Berlin – DE

Nov 12th @ Essigfabrik, Cologne – DE

Nov 14th @ Vega, Copenhagen – DK

Nov 15th @ Nobelberget, Stockholm – SE

Nov 16th @  Vulkan Arena, Oslo – NO

Nov 18th @  Nosturi, Helsinki – FI

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WGN Cancels Underground After 2 Seasons

WGN has canceled Underground after two seasons and 90 episodes. The show was a period drama series about the Underground Railroad in Antebellum Georgia. It had record ratings during of March of last year and brought acclaim to the network. The announcement comes two weeks after the network canceled Outsiders, which was their most-watched show. Sinclair Broadcast Group announced that it was purchasing Tribune which is WGN’s parent company earlier this month. Chris Ripley, who is the CEO of Sinclair, said earlier this month that the network’s ratings did not justify the costs of the original programming. He also said the company “is already going to be shifting its strategy away from high-cost originals into more cost-effective originals and reruns.” Some fans of the show see the connection between Underground’s cancellation and Netflix ending The Get Down because of the expenses. John Legend, who played Frederick Douglass on the show and produced it took to Twitter and shared his belief that the show will find a new home.

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Binary Star Release New Single Subterraneous From Waterworld 3

Binary Star’s One Be Lo and Decompoze are joined by T Calmese, RoSpit and Malaki on “Subterraneous” from Waterworld 3. Decompoze produced “Subterraneous” and he shaped the sound of the album with OneManArmy. Binary Star describes Waterworld 3 as an album for the people who have been smushed between wars and capitalist exploitation among other things. Waterworld 3 comes out Friday.

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