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Diddy Partners with TDE to Bring REVOLT Summit to L.A.: Snoop Dogg, Issa Rae, Ice Cube & more

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Fresh off of his successful REVOLT Summit in Atlanta, Sean “Diddy” Combs and AT&T are gearing up for the conference’s next installment in Los Angeles. The summit’s format for the Golden State will mirror that of its predecessor and feature hot topic conversations with a panel of professionals and industry power players looking to drop knowledge on the culture and business of hip hop.

Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith and the label’s president Terrence “Punch” Henderson are said to be co-chairs of the Los Angeles summit. The L.A.-based record label hosts a roster of successful artists including Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolBoy Q, Ab-Soul, SZA, and Isaiah Rashad.

“In Atlanta, we shocked the youth and our audience with thought-provoking panels and one of a kind networking opportunities,” Diddy shared. “With Top Dawg and Punch from TDE as our co-chairs in addition to Snoop Dogg, Angela Rye and Killer Mike, we are ready to bring this energy and empowerment to Los Angeles so they too can experience the REVOLT Summit firsthand.”

The REVOLT Summit in L.A. will also feature panelists who will discuss Criminal Justice Reform and the Cannabis Revolution, while also giving guests the opportunity to meet with business leaders for 10-minute, one-on-one mentorship sessions. A goal of the event is to help shape the next generation of industry leaders by sharing wisdom and insight into the hip hop industry, as they help them network to form relationships that can positively impact their present and future careers. 

The REVOLT Summit will take place on October 25-27, and tickets are available at REVOLTSummit.com.

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He’s just getting started: Tyler Perry to open Facility for Trafficked Girls

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If you thought Tyler Perry was done making major plays this year, think again.

First, he was praised by Idris Elba and Kerry Washington as he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Then Hollywood came to Atlanta to help him open Tyler Perry Studios. The 330-acre studio is the first black-owned studio lot and is one of the largest in the country. It features 12 sound stages, each of which is each named after an iconic black actor.

But even while all of these honors came his way, his thoughts were about those less fortunate.

In September, he used his private plane to fly supplies to hurricane-ravaged parts of the Bahamas, which he calls his adopted home.
And now he’s focusing on building a shelter for displaced women and youth.

“You know what, right now I’m dreaming about how do I build this shelter for trafficked girls, boys, and battered women,” he told Essence during his gala event to open his studio.

And during an interview with Gayle King for CBS, Perry said: “Having a compound that is a beautiful place right here somewhere on this 330 acres, where they’re trained in the business and they become self-sufficient, they live in nice apartments, there’s daycare, there are all of these wonderful things that allow them to re-enter society and then pay it forward again. That’s what I hope to do soon.”

Perry’s desire to help abused and displaced people come from his own experiences. As a child, he was physically abused by his father, whom he called a functioning alcoholic, and sexually abused by three men and a woman, all before the age of 10. Perry opened up about his childhood in a recent issue of People magazine.

“I would challenge anyone who is struggling or trying to figure out what to do to press on because whatever this pain was, there is an opposite. Here I am in it and I’m loving every day,” he told People.

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Netlix’s October lineup is ‘Lit AF’ –– See the list of arrivals

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Netflix is pulling out the big guns next month (October 2019) with its upcoming list of killer releases. If you were thinking about cancelling your monthly subscription with the streaming service –– think again. Here’s what we’ve learned… there’s the third season of critically-acclaimed (and hormonally-charged) animated series Big Mouth, along with new seasons of Peaky Blinders and The Kominsky Method. There’s Dolemite is My Name, starring Eddie Murphy as real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedian who created a famous Blaxploitation alter ego. Paul Rudd acts opposite himself in the new surreal series Living with Yourself. Oh, and there’s also a prank series hosted by Stranger Things’ Gaten Matarazzo and a hip-hop competition show judged by Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I.

Check out what’s coming and what’s sadly leaving below.

Available on Netflix, October 2019

Oct. 1

  • Carmen Sandiego: Season 2
  • Nikki Glaser: Bangin’
  • 93 days
  • A.M.I.
  • Along Came a Spider
  • Bad Boys
  • Bad Boys II
  • Blow
  • Bring It On, Ghost: Season 1
  • Charlie’s Angels
  • Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
  • Cheese in the Trap: Season 1
  • Chicago Typewriter: Season 1
  • Crash
  • Exit Wounds
  • Good Burger
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
  • Honey 2
  • House of the Witch
  • Lagos Real Fake Life
  • Men in Black II
  • Moms at War
  • No Reservations
  • Ocean’s Thirteen
  • Ocean’s Twelve
  • One Direction: This Is Us
  • Payday
  • Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
  • Scream 2
  • Senna
  • Signal: Season 1
  • Sin City
  • Sinister Circle
  • Supergirl
  • Superman Returns
  • Surf’s Up
  • The Bucket List
  • The Flintstones
  • The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
  • The Island
  • The Pursuit of Happyness
  • The Rugrats Movie
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife
  • Tomorrow with You: Season 1
  • Trainspotting
  • Troy
  • Tunnel: Season 1
  • Unaccompanied Minors
  • Walking Out

Oct. 2

  • Living Undocumented 
  • Ready to Mingle (Solteras) 
  • Rotten: Season 2
Big Mouth/Netflix

Oct. 3

  • Seis Manos
  • Big Mouth: Season 3 
  • Creeped Out: Season 2
  • In the Tall Grass 
  • Peaky Blinders: Season 5
  • Raising Dion 
  • Super Monsters: Season 3
  • Super Monsters: Vida’s First Halloween 

Oct. 5

  • Legend Quest: Masters of Myth

Oct. 7

  • Match! Tennis Juniors 
  • The Water Diviner

Oct. 8

  • Deon Cole: Cole Hearted
  • The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween

Oct. 9

  • After
  • Rhythm + Flow 

Oct. 10

  • Schitt’s Creek: Season 5
  • Ultramarine Magmell 
Insatiable/Netflix

Oct. 11

  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie 
  • The Forest of Love
  • Fractured
  • Haunted: Season 2
  • Insatiable: Season 2 
  • La influencia 
  • Plan Coeur: Season 2
  • The Awakenings of Motti Wolenbruch
  • YooHoo to the Rescue: Season 2 

Oct. 12

  • Banlieusards

Oct. 15

  • Dark Crimes

Oct. 16

  • Ghosts of Sugar Land
  • Sinister 2

Oct. 17

  • The Karate Kid
  • THE UNLISTED

Oct. 18

  • The Yard (Avlu) 
  • Baby: Season 2 
  • Eli
  • Interior Design Masters 
  • The House of Flowers: Season 2
  • The Laundromat 
  • Living with Yourself
  • MeatEater: Season 8 
  • Mighty Little Bheem: Diwali
  • Seventeen
  • Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales Collection 2
  • Tell Me Who I Am
  • Toon: Seasons 1-2 
  • Unnatural Selection
  • Upstarts

Oct. 19

  • Men in Black

Oct. 21

  • Echo in the Canyon
  • Free Fire

Oct. 22

  • Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

Oct. 23

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Dancing with the Birds
  • Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy

Oct. 24

  • Daybreak 
  • Revenge of Pontianak
Dolemite Is My Name/Netflix

Oct. 25

  • A Tale of Love and Darkness
  • Assimilate
  • Brigada Costa del Sol
  • Brotherhood
  • Dolemite Is My Name 
  • Greenhouse Academy: Season 3
  • The Kominsky Method: Season 2 
  • Monzon
  • Nailed It! France (C’est du gâteau!) 
  • Nailed It! Spain (Niquelao!) 
  • Prank Encounters
  • Rattlesnake 
  • It Takes a Lunatic

Oct. 28

  • A 3 Minute Hug
  • Little Miss Sumo 
  • Shine On with Reese: Season 1

Oct. 29

  • Arsenio Hall: Smart & Classy

Oct. 30

  • Flavorful Origins: Yunnan Cuisine

Oct. 31

  • Kengan Ashura: Part ll 
  • Nowhere Man
  • Raging Bull

Leaving Netflix in October

Oct. 1

  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • All the President’s Men
  • Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  • Bring It On: In It to Win It
  • Cabaret (1972)
  • Casper
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
  • Cloverfield
  • Deliverance
  • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
  • Empire Records
  • Evolution
  • Forks Over Knives
  • Frances Ha
  • Free State of Jones
  • Get Carter
  • Gremlins
  • Hoosiers
  • Impractical Jokers: Season 1
  • In Bruges
  • Julie & Julia
  • Lakeview Terrace
  • Midsomer Murders: Series 1-19
  • Obsessed
  • Pineapple Express
  • Platoon
  • Quiz Show
  • She’s Out of My League
  • The Dukes of Hazzard
  • The Nightmare
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Oct. 5

  • Despicable Me 3

Oct. 7

  • David Blaine: What Is Magic?
  • Scream 4

Oct. 9

  • Little Witch Academia
  • Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade
  • Sword Art Online II: Season 1

Oct. 15

  • El Internado: Season 1-7

Oct. 20

  • Bridget Jones’s Baby

Oct. 25

  • The Carrie Diaries: Season 1-2

Oct. 29

  • The Fall: Series 1
  • The Imitation Game

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