Categories
Entertainment FLY Events Last Night in NYC

Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, Diggy Simmons, Sevyn Streeter & more Attend Non-Profit Duffy’s Hope 13th Annual Celebrity Basketball Game

yazz-the-greatest

This past Saturday, August 1st Delaware-based non-profit Duffy’s Hope, founded by former Harlem Globetrotter Allen “Duffy” Samuels, presented its 13th Annual Celebrity Basketball Game in the Bob Carpenter Center at the University of Delaware.

unnamed-9

Fans and supporters enjoyed a fun-filled evening of friendly competition between celebrities, local community leaders and former basketball players. Celebrities players and honorary were Yazz the Greatest (of hit TV show “EMPIRE”), Diggy Simmons (Recording Artist), Sevyn Streeter (Recording Artist), Tristan “Mack” Wilds (Recording Artist, former star of “The Wire” and “90210”), Jay Ellis (of TV show “The Game”), Bobby V (Recording Artist), Trevor Jackson (Recording Artist, Disney Actor), Kap G and Shameik Moore (Recording Artists, Actors in movie “DOPE”), Kamil McFadden, Trinitee Stokes and Veronica Dunne (of Disney show “KC Undercover”).

Prior to tip-off, VIP ticket holders were able to experience a private celebrity meet and greet receiving autographed paraphernalia and exclusive selfies with the celebrity guests. During halftime local dance troupes performed center court, entertaining the crowd while players were able to rest from an intense first-half. One of the main highlights of the halftime was the presentation of awards to the first annual Duffy’s Hope Hometown Heroes.

These select group of individuals were born in Delaware and have amassed success in their respective fields. This year’s Hometown Heroes were: Jaunice Sills (Director at REVOLT), Heather Lowery (Founder of Agency for Artists), LaQuan Smith (Celebrity Fashion Designer), Stephen Rider (Actor, “The Butler”), Maria Chacon (Corporate Brand and Sr. Marketing Manager at The Chemours Company), Dr. Jason Lowery (Bio-Chemist), Dr. Ellen Pritchett (Dermatologist) and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones (State Farm Owner). After a competitive game, the White team led by Coach Sevyn Streeter took home the 2015 win.

Sponsors of the event included the Delaware Prevention Coalition, Hilton Hotel (Wilmington/Christiana), Wilmington University, City of Wilmington – Mayor Dennis P. Williams, Reebok, Moneyball Sportswear, Pepsi Bottling Company, Wawa and New Castle County Executive – Thomas P. Gordon.

For more information on Duffy’s Hope, Inc. visit www.duffyshopeinc.org and join the conversation on Facebook Duffy‘s Hope” and Instagram at @DuffysHope

PHOTO CREDIT: NewsJournal/Saquan Stimpson, Color of Life Photography/Andre’ Wright JR, Instagram, NewsJournal/Andre Smith, Gary Johnson & NAZCA/Ed Grobes

More pics below:

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

SEE ALSO:

JIM JONES, DJ BOBBY TRENDS, SWAY CALLOWAY, STEPH LOVA & MORE AT AKOO SUMMER CLASSIC “BATTLE OF THE DJS”

FLY EVENTS: JIM JONES, SLOW BUCKS & MORE ATTEND ‘I WILL GRADUATE’ DAY PEP RALLY

 

Categories
Entertainment Music

‘Dope’ Star Shameik Moore Releases Visual The Shameik Experience: The Cooler Dayz, Soundtrack “30058”

shameik-moore
Actor and R&B singer Shameik Moore, star of Rick Famuyiwa‘s coming-of-age tale Dope, has released a visual The Shameik Experience: The Cooler Dayz documenting his experience leading up to the premiere of the film. Fresh off the release of ‘Dope,’ Moore is now ready for the world to hear his new music with the release of a soundtrack titled, “30058”, now available. He is currently in the studio working on more music and is set to star in a Netflix original series premiering in 2016. 
Follow his visual journey below:
Listen to his new project below:
“30058” Tracklisting:
  1. Intro
  2. Can’t Wait
  3. Between Me and You
  4. Mouth Shut
  5. Back it Up
  6. Accidentally
  7. What I want 

-@GabrielofSFPL

Categories
Last Night in NYC

Last Night In L.A.: Stars Attend ‘DOPE’ Premiere

Kimberly Elise, Chanel Iman, Director/Writer/Executive Producer Rick Famuyiwa, Shameik Moore, Kiersey Clemons, Tony Revolori and Quincy Brown seen at Open Road Films Los Angeles Premiere of "Dope" in partnership with the LA Film Fest on Monday, June 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Open Road Films/AP Images)
Kimberly Elise, Chanel Iman, Director/Writer/Executive Producer Rick Famuyiwa, Shameik Moore, Kiersey Clemons, Tony Revolori and Quincy Brown seen at Open Road Films Los Angeles Premiere of “Dope” in partnership with the LA Film Fest on Monday, June 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Open Road Films/AP Images)

The official Los Angeles premiere of the film ‘DOPE’ took place yesterday at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live in partnership with the Los Angeles Film Festival. Cast members in attendance included Shameik Moore, Kiersey Clemons, Kimberly Elise, Quincy Brown, Chanel Iman, A$AP Rocky, Tyga, Tony Revolori, Blake Anderson, and Kap G. Also in attendance was director/writer Rick Famuyiwa, producers Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bongiovi, executive producer Pharrell Williams, co-executive producer Sean Combs and co-producer Mimi Valdes. Additional attendees included Marlon Wayans, Michael B. Jordan, Keke Palmer, Gloria Govan, Dascha Polanco, Serayah McNeil, Damien Wayans, John Cho and many more.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.