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Sharland Hendrix’s Journey to Actress and Voice-Over Artist | Episode 139

Sharland Hendrix Gives up her job and steps out on faith to become a voice-over artist and actress

In Episode 139 of What's The 411, recorded on March 19, 2019, journalist Kizzy Cox, and comedian Onika McLean are talking with actress Sharland Hendrix, as she talks about her journey from event management at the Apollo Theater and meeting and working with A-listers such as Robert De Niro and Gladys Knight to becoming an actress, voice-over artist, and singer. Ms. Hendrix details her steps including how to select people to work with, her agent, the secret to doing voice-over work from home on a budget, and more.

Serita Jakes Loves Christmas

What's The 411 reporter, Cristina Twitty, caught up with Bishop T.D. Jakes and Mrs. Serita Jakes at the Black Natvitiy New York premiere at the world famous Apollo Theater.

Serita Jakes is the "Christmas Kid" in the Jakes household, according to Bishop T.D. Jakes.

Mrs. Jakes loves to decorate during the Christmas season and it's the time of year that everyone offers good tidings and great joy.

When the Christmas season is over, Mrs. Jakes feels "humbuggy".


On the Red Carpet: Ben and Jewel Tankard Share Strategies for Blended Families

WATCH VIDEO: The Tankards on Black Nativity Red Carpet

What's The 411TV reporter Cristina Twitty enjoyed chatting it up with Ben and Jewel Tankard on the red carpet at the BLACK NATIVITY New York Premiere at the Apollo Theater in New York City.

As reality TV stars, how do the Tankards raise all of their children while maintaining all of their morals and values?

It definitely takes a lot of work and depending on God's Grace to do it because each child is so distinctly different.

If you watch THE TANKARDS: THICKER THAN WATER, you'll see some of the things they got right and some of the things that they got wrong and some things will be very funny. They have learned that when you bring a blended family together you have to come up with a new system and they're still figuring it out after 13 years.

Ben Tankard is considered the Godfather of Gospel Jazz and the most successful gospel jazz artist in history with 20 albums, including gold and platinum. The music business is what has helped the Tankards to buy the house, the planes, and cars. They are still recording and doing over 100 concerts per year and people should know that they volunteer their time as pastors.

Jewel Tankard has a very successful network marketing business with 38,000 people in her network which has generated seven figures for her. Jewel also has a financial services company, which she uses to help women to be financially secure.

Also on the red carpet for Black Nativity New York Premiere were: Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Mary J. Blige, Nasir Jones aka Nas, Jennifer Hudson, Gale Gibson, Luke James, Lynn Whitfield and more.

Rapper Big Daddy Kane Headlines 40-Year Celebration of Hip-Hop at Central Park Summerstage


On a hot day in August, What's The 411TV correspondent Cristina Twitty interviewed hip-hop legend, rapper Big Daddy Kane at Central Park Summerstage in New York City.

"I am here with a pioneer in hip-hop, legendary MC, Grammy award-winning Big Daddy Kane, how are you?," Cristina says as she introduces Big Daddy Kane.

"Oh, no, keep on selling it, baby, I like that, keep on selling it," Kane responded with a laugh.

They talked about Big Daddy Kane's longevity in hip-hop; his sold out "Ladies Only" concerts at the Apollo Theatre; and his musical influences from James Brown; Marvin Gaye; Barry White; Teddy Pendergrass; and Al Green.

When Cristina asked Kane if he still has a close relationship with Biz Markie and Roxanne Shante from the Juice Crew, Kane perked up.

"Yea, I just saw Shante and her crazy self, walking around in a Louis Vuitton shirt and a big Afro wig; man, that's my girl for life," Kane said with a chuckle. "She was very supportive and helpful in the beginning stages of my career. Plus, you know, Biz Markie was the one who brought me into the industry. Shout out to everybody else in the Juice Crew: M.C. Shan; Kool G. Rap; Master Ace; Craig G; everybody."

Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto Boxing Promo at the Apollo Theater

What's The 411 TV's Andrew Rosario was at the Apollo Theater for the Floyd Mayweather Jr. - Miguel Cotto boxing promo.

Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. will rise in weight and challenge junior middleweight titleholder Miguel Cotto on May 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Outside the world famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, NYC, boxing fans were lined up and split over who is going to win this fight. Inside, Rapper 50 Cent made it known that he was there to support Mayweather. And, Mayweather and Cotto wasted no time touting their skills; both believe they have what it takes to be victorious.

Only time will tell.


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