Garcelle Beauvais is best known for her role as Francesca “Fancy” Monroe on the television sitcom, The Jamie Foxx Show, which ran from 1996 to 2001. Today she is currently co host of Hollywood Today Live.
In 1991 Beauvais married producer Daniel Saunders. During the same year she gave birth to their son Oliver Saunders. Beauvais and Saunders divorced in 2000, and in 2001 she married agent Mike Nilon. Twins Jax Joseph and Jaid Thomas Nilon were products of that marriage. In 2011 the Beauvais/Nilon divorce was finalized.
Today, eldest son Oliver Saunders goes by the stage name Jayson Rose and is a rapper! On his website he reveals that he was a troubled youth and was kicked out of five high schools. As a result of his behavior, he was sent to the Valley Wilderness Camp in Colorado. At this time he spent 5 months reassessing his life and dreams. During that time of deep thought and solitude, he decided to follow his passion, picked up a pen, started to write and has never looked back. His music became his solace, his focus, his meditation his life.
Recording artist and actor Norris Bennett aka NB recently made a big announcement via his social media. His hit single “Drinks On Me’ will be featured on season 2 of Angela Simmons’ reality show Growing Up Hiphop. NB has been seen on Tru TV’s South Beach Tow, HBO’s Ballers, Organic Man short film, Alvin and the Chipmunks movie and much more!
Facebook: Rappersanger (Norris NB Bennett)
Shawn Archer will be releasing his new EP “Swag and 808’s” soon. He has been known for his “unique” fashion choices. This new artwork does not disappoint!
Rapper Kenika Moffett made a major announcement this week that she has been keeping a secret for over 3 months. She recently announced that she is in her second trimester of pregnancy.
Moffett is known for her “keepin it real” antics on social media. She is currently in the process of writing a book and says that her pregnancy will not affect her progress. This baby will be her fourth child and first with boyfriend Marlon. Marlon was incarcerated for two years and Moffett held him down while he was locked up. She is refreshingly honest about her life and chronicles her journey on social media. Congrats!
Trel Mack of SKE Records answers questions about his Hollywood Crushes, favorite movies, and much more.
The Beta Beat Awards (BBA) is an annual event that was designed to recognize Underground, Independent and Lowkey Mainstream artists that have made the most significant records. Vote online! Deadline April 1st. Winners will be announced on a future episode of Beta Beat Radio. Vote Now!!!
Congrats To All Of The Nominees!
- Latrell James – The Button
- Julio The Poet – Mercy Me
- Tamara Bubble – Towel Boy
- Gabe – Should’ve Stayed Friends
- New Nobility – Love
- X-Phaze- Flying Without Wings
- Josh – Alarm Clock
- Glen Purdy- I Really Want You
- Mike Hardy- Shotgun Shawty
- Austin Brown- Fu@ked With My Mind
- Rob Stashiz – Walk A Mile In M Shoes
- Zeno The Ruler – Like Me
One of the most requested songs on Beta Beat Radio in 2015 was Mike Hardy’s ” Shotgun Shawty.” Hardy is best known for his hit ” You Mad or Nah” which had over 1 million youtube hits. Now he’s back with his new release “Her Playlist.” This album is his best album to date. It pays homage to women when most of todays music is calling women B*tches and h@es. Shout out to Mike Hardy!
Trel Mack of SKE Records recently released his album “Night Before the Dawn” which is available on ITunes now! The video below shows him giving props to Pusha T who had a similar album title. Are we feeling Trel Mack’s bearded look?