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Lambertville Author James McBride to Produce The Good Lord Bird

In January we interviewed Lambertville author James McBride, who had just won the National Book Award for his novel The Good Lord Bird. When we […]

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Will Smith and Son Jaden Racked Up at This Year’s Razzie Awards

Will Smith looked like a winner last night when he presented 12 Years a Slave with the Oscar for Best Picture, but he probably wasn’t […]

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MORNING TEA: Bradley Cooper and Will Smith to Present at the Academy Awards

A morning roundup of entertainment headlines you may have missed while snoozing.  MOVIES Philly’s Bradley Cooper and Will Smith will present at this year’s Academy […]

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PHOTO: West Philly’s Questlove and Will Smith Backstage at The Tonight Show

Questlove just Instagrammed this great shot of him and fellow West Philly native Will Smith backstage this week during the debut of The Tonight Show […]

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The Very Philly Debut of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon finally debuted last night with a star-studded mix of guests welcoming the SNL alum to his fancy-pants new position. […]

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The Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing, By Will Smith and Jimmy Fallon

From the very first night of the new Tonight Show, starring Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Crew, comes a welcome reminder that Jay Leno has […]

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The Fresh Prince’s “Uncle Phil” dies at 65

James Avery, aka Philip Banks, aka Uncle Phil, aka Will Smith’s lovably pompous uncle on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, has died at 65 of […]

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Villanova Property Where Will Smith Stayed Now Comes With Bentley Convertible

Associate broker Robin Gordon is one the top producers on the Main Line, having sold more than $1 billion of real estate in roughly 15 […]

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Is Will Smith Selling the House That Questlove Adores?

“In West Philadelphia, born and raised…” may be the line forever associated with megastar Will Smith’s humble roots. However, the rapper-turned-actor has come along way […]

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The 5 Weirdest Tidbits from Will Smith’s Long New York Mag Interview

This week’s New York magazine features an extended interview with Will Smith and his 14-year-old son Jaden, with whom he’s starring in M. Night Shyamalan’s new […]

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Will Smith and His Son Rap “Fresh Prince” and Bradley Cooper Was There Too

This is sort of a perfect storm of vaguely Philadelphia-related things that I think is greater than the sum of its parts. If Will Smith […]

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Watch Will Smith Spontaneously Rap ‘Summertime’ on Letterman

Will Smith was on Letterman promoting some movie last night when he launched into an impromptu rendition of his classic “Summertime,” set to Kool & […]

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Will Smith Sings “Fresh Prince” Theme Song for All-Girls School

Needless to say, pandemonium ensued. It’s somewhat remarkable, by the way, that more than 15 years after the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” aired its last […]

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Will Smith’s Brother-in-Law Arrested on Drug Charges

Huffington Post reports on federal drug charges against Will Smith’s brother-in-law Dee Lawrence Downs, married to the actor’s younger sister Ellen. Downs was the target of […]

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We Suddenly Can’t Wait For Willow Smith’s Memoirs of Childhood With Work-Crazed Will Smith For a Dad

Son-of-Philly Will Smith has long been known for his relentless work ethic, but apparently it’s burning out some members of his household. During an appearance […]