Sean Patrick Thomas’ roots extend to Guyana. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for GOOD+ Foundation)

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 3, 2017: Guyanese-American Actor Sean Patrick Thomas (Halloween: Resurrection) has joined forces with actress Linda Cardellini in the James Wan-produced horror flick, The Children.

The story follows a social worker who, while investigating the mysterious disappearance of two children, discovers her own family might also be in jeopardy. The Children will be distributed through New Line and is set to hit screens next summer.

Thomas perhaps is best known for his role in the Barbershop film franchise and Paramount’s Save the Last Dance, with Julia Stiles and Kerry Washington,  recently appeared in OWN’s docu-series Black Love.

Haitian Roots Star Launches Own Line

Miami native and Haitian roots star, Jason Derulo, has added fashion designer to his resume. The singer, songwriter and dancer, has teamed up with cofounder and fashion designer Antonio Brown, to create LVLXIII – a line of clothing that is being touted as “sexy and futuristic.”

The line is now available at Bloomingdales in Aventura Mall. From swanky black and gold sneakers to futuristic backpack jackets, there’s a piece perfect for any style. Derulo was born in Miramar, Florida to  Haitian parents.

He has had a lot of success this year. On March 3, 2017, Derulo released a new single entitled “Swalla”, featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign. On March 17, Pitbull and Derulo released the song “Educate Ya”, from the former’s album Climate Change and on March 31, Cheyenne Frontier Days announced they added Jason Derulo to their 2017 Frontier Nights concert lineup on Friday, July 28, 2017. At the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on May 21, Derulo announced that his fifth studio album would be titled 777, with three sets of seven songs each (21 in total) to be released at different times.

Jamaican Reggae Star Dubbed A ‘Legend”

An American DJ and producer best known for the moombahton genre, says Jamaican dancehall star Sean Paul is “an absolute legend.”

Valentino Khan’s comments come as he and Paul teamed up for his new single “Gold”out now on OWSLA.

“Gold” will be appearing on the soundtrack of mega electronic group Major Lazer‘s forthcoming documentary, Give Me Future, which arrives exclusively to Apple Music on Nov. 17.  The single is being dubbed a danceable moombahton record with a tinge of reggae.

Hawaiian Band Holding Strong To Number One Spot On Billboard Reggae Charts

A Hawaiian band has been riding high on the number one spot on the Billboard Charts for the last two weeks. The Green, a reggae band formed in 2009 on Oahu, Hawaii that blends roots reggae with traditional Hawaiian vibes, is on top of the Billboard reggae charts again this week with “Marching Orders.” It’s the title track from the group’s fourth album released on October 20, on Easy Star Records. “Marching Orders” features dancehall superstar Busy Signal.

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