Keith David has a career that most actors would envy. He’s been working for years in theater, television and film and has also enjoyed a solid career as a voice-over actor and singer, touring all over the nation with a number of bands. Now, he stars in the mind-trip epic Cloud Atlas alongside Halle Berry and Tom Hanks. We caught up with the veteran star to get his take on freedom, music and what keeps him motivated. —J.H.
Andrew H. Walker BET Photographer
After collaborating with everyone from Snoop Dogg to Rick Ross, R&B newbie and Houston native Miss Mykie has landed her biggest gig to date, as the new co-host of BET’s 106&Park. The Howard University alum and AKA (she penned the unofficial, underground theme song for the sorority “Imma AKA”) dishes on her jitters about her new gig, lame pick-up lines and what’s really important in the upcoming election. –J.H.
The actress dishes on working on the Starz hit series Boss
These days a lot of people enjoy pretending to be a boss, but Sanaa Lathan actually gets paid to play the role. Her new gig as “Mona Fredricks” on the Kelsey Grammer-helmed Starz series, Boss, is one of her most powerful to date. We caught up with Lathan to get her take on her character and why she loves working on the second season of the critically-acclaimed series, which premiered on Starz on Aug. 17. —J.H.