Bond Set for $1 Million in R. Kelly Case

A judge ordered the famed musician R. Kelly’s on $1 million bond on Saturday during the entertainers court appearance since he was accused of abusing four women.

Cook County Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. called the allegations against the three time Grammy-winner “disturbing,”

Earlier this week, the same judge set Jussie Smollett’s bond at $100,000 after the “Empire” actor was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false report.

The singer’s lawyer, s attorney Steve Greenberg argued Kelly was not at risk to leave town . “Contrary to the song, he doesn’t like to fly.”

His lawyer said Friday that all the woman are “lying.”

What do you think of this with R. Kelly?

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FOX Unsure What to do with “Empire”

Entertainment News: With the news of Jussie Smollett‘s recent arrest, his character’s future with the hit Fox TV drama is now in hiatus following his alleged staging a racist, homophobic hoax on himself, the producers said Thursday in a statement

“We understand the seriousness of this matter and we respect the legal process. We are evaluating the situation and we are considering our options,” 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Entertainment said in a prepared statement.

What do you think of this news?!

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Find a Model Apartment in New York

Leaving a small town, getting up and moving to a big city like Manhattan New York to attempt a dream in modeling and acting can be viewed as something only for the brave. Most should view it as a way to express yourself and live out your passion. However for a new model in a market such as Manhattan, or talented actor, will go through leaps and bounds to make their journey come true. What many talent lack, is common Knowledge, advice and the reality of becoming a model in one of the most difficult cities.

While every talents journey is different, here’s a compiled list of some realities that models and actors face while living out their dream in New York City.

Housing is superrrrrrrrrr expensive
Second only to San Francisco, which isn’t really a fair comparison considering how dense New York is, Manhattan is one of the most expensive places to live in the United States. If you are moving out here just to pursue acting or even modeling it is always best to look for options outside of the city. Manny up and coming communities in Queens and Brooklyn pose an affordable option for Talon moving out on their own. Roommates are also a favorite option which can cut the expense of living in half. While commonly known as the “model apartment“ agencies may allow their fresh face talent that have been signed from out of state, Or even overseas, a housing which is similar to a dorm with other models. Even though in the agency may cover the first couple months it is taken from a talents first gig so in reality, the model apartment with you share with many other models, can you come out to be the same if not more than how do you just live in a one bedroom on your own.

If you want to be taken seriously, especially as a model or actor, you need to have the correct materials when approaching a casting client.

There have been numerous times talent have been turned away without even having a portfolio when attending an open car. If you’re going to move out to New York City or if you’re trying to pursue the industry in general you need the correct and proper marketing. Invest in some good head shots if you want to expect any type of serious work as an actor or model.

Most people think that a modeling agency or a talent agent are the only options to find casting gigs. Many talented first assume that they can just go to offices or call agencies and set up appointments. It’s not that simple. To be taken seriously not only do you need the cracked marketing, but you also have to have prior experience that shows a client that you were actually trying to pursue this. If you were in a small town, it is best to look for local projects. Similarly, if you are just moving to New York, there are many options including latitude talent studios which helps connect models and actors with the tools and resources to start their journey in a competitive market.

Why seeking a Major Talent Agency to Start is Not the Best Idea

When new models want to get started, they think the best thing to do is to apply to every major agency they can find.

Not hearing back after a couple of weeks? It’s common, modeling agencies are very, very picky and for good reason.

The best idea to be a model is to build up your experience and book. Working with legitimate photographers and attending casting calls can make all the difference when starting out.

Lil’ Kim Releases “Go Awff”

Entertainment is our game, so all is fair when it comes to checking out some inspirational artists, especially in our hometown of NYC.

Female Rapper and New York MC, Lil’ Kim comes back hard for 2019 with her new song, “Go Awff” released the day after her newsworthy New York Fashion Week Runway Performance

“Yeah, you know my waist snatched, face beat, hair laid,” Lil’ Kim raps. “Queen Bee gon’ reign forever / I’m Mother Nature / I determine the weather / The way I slay, you b****** could never.”

What do you think of Lil’ Kim’s new single as she prepares for her new album?

Check out her new single here on Apple

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Lil Kim “Go Awff” Single from her 2019 Album

COMEDY SERIES SEEKING UNION / NON-UNION TALENT

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Modeling Agencies in 2019

The modeling industry has been around for many decades and up until recently, it was once thought it was only reserved for the very thin, stereo-typical supermodel that you once saw walking on the runway. In 2019, aspiring models, as well as industry professionals will see many ongoing changes that we’ve seen for the past few years in the way that auditions take place, the type of talent they are scouting and seeking for auditions, as well as how to get scouted by a talent agency.

The digital world has changed the face of models, literally. Many brands, including the world-famous Balmain, has turned to computer animated models for some of their campaigns. Sounds crazy right? Not from a business sense. A model that is signed with a major agency can garnish hundreds, if not thousands of dollars of commissioned pay for a brand, so companies looking to scale back as the decline of retail has effected the whole industry, cutting cost and using CGI models as the new faces could be the new norm. Will they stay longer than 2019 and into 2020 and beyond, who knows…. One thing for sure is that they won’t age a bit!Screen Shot 2018-11-27 at 1.16.32 PM.png

Read Full Article Here: https://www.latitudetalent.com/single-post/Modeling-in-2019-What-to-Expect

Casting Actors for Film

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