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Martin often wondered how Tommy made money, but he never had to question his loyalty as a friend.

Martin Lawrence solidified his iconic status in the 90’s. From hosting Def Comedy Jam to the debut of his hit show Martin, he was on top of the world. But after his hit show’s tumultuous fifth season and abrupt end, many fans wondered what happened, and Martin is finally giving us the reason. During an interview with GQ, […]

Whether you’re a scrooge or one of Santa’s helpers, nothing gets you into the holiday spirit more than one of your favorite cozy television shows. Black TV shows already have a sense of relatability and homeliness, which adds to the love and unforgetfulness of their holiday episodes. Who wouldn’t want to deck the halls with […]

In the spirit of nostalgia, check out these TV shows that we'd love to see revived, remade, or rebooted.


Fans were shocked and saddened on October 12, when Tommy Ford, of the hit TV show Martin, passed away from complications of a stomach aneurysm. All of his co-stars from the series have shared beautiful sentiments about working with him and today (October 19), they gathered to lay their friend to rest at his funeral. Tichina Arnold, who played Pamela […]

Thomas Mikal Ford‘s beloved character on ‘Martin’ made him a television icon and a household name in the Black community. Ford passed away yesterday after suffering a stomach aneurysm in the weeks after knee surgery. Family, friends and fans are mourning his untimely death and remembering the actor by reliving some of his greatest comedic […]

UPDATE: Tommy Ford has passed away in an Atlanta hospital this evening. Ford was 52. Tommy Ford famously known for his role in the 90s sitcom “Martin” is said to currently be fighting for his life. According to TMZ, his wife says he’s on life support in an Atlanta hospital after an aneurysm ruptured in his […]

Martin is one of my fav TV shows, so it was only right that I participated in the #VarnellHillChallenge. In a world where it’s been all about violence and negativity recently, it’s good to be apart of something that could lighten up people’s lives. Thank you to Kat St. John, Rai P., Coline Creuzot, Phill […]

It’s not often that I like a musical at first listen. I remember watching “The Color Purple” musical in Galveston and falling in love with it. I’m headed to New York next and still debating on which two Broadway shows I wanna check out. Jennifer Hudson is currently playing Shug Avery, but I would have […]

Nearly 20 years after the show ended, Tisha Campbell-Martin revealed this week what his true occupation was on the hit show.

Apparently the Miami Heat have some extra time on their hands. But I’m not mad at them for this Martin remake. I like when teams show us more than just “standard operations”. It shows they have team chemistry. And who doesn’t love Martin? LOL! Enjoy! Here’s Martin’s intro. How good did the Miami Heat remake […]