Tyler Perry

Just when we thought Madea was gone, she came back with a vengeance in her new movie ‘A Madea Homecoming’ paying homage to Beyonce’s Homecoming Netflix documentary. In a recent interview with E! News, Perry said  “Beyoncé and I talked, yes. [Beyoncé] sent me this text that is just saying, ‘D E A D.'” Now […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Motivation Monday has took us to Hollywood by way of a small town country African American ceo named Tyler Perry. He is the first Black American to own a film studio outright. This past weekend was the […]

We all have our problems in life, and sometimes the easiest way to find a solution is to get a second opinion from someone on the outside of the situation–that’s where Tyler Perry and Taraji P. Henson come in. The director and star of the new film Acrimony team up with Glamour to answer questions for […]

Tiffany Haddish, Omari Hardwick, and Tika Sumpter are coming to a Tyler Perry movie near you. The trio star in Perry’s upcoming flick The List. According to Deadline, Haddish will play the recently-released sister of Sumpter, who refuses to accept that she is getting catfished by an online mate. Haddish will also make history as the […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: Hurricane Harvey has affected many people over this past week; Tyler Perry wants to donate to Joel Osteen. Tyler Perry is donating a total of $1 million to Hurricane Harvey for relief funds. Of that $1 million, he wants to donate $250,000 to Joel Osteen’s church in Houston. This is the […]

Actor Tyler Lepley is known for his roles on Tyler Perry & Oprah Winfrey‘s popular TV show, “The Haves and the Have Nots,” as well as his role in the film, “Ringside.” He talks about how grateful he is to be working on the fourth season of the OWN show, especially since he started the […]

The HuffPost forecast model shows Clinton has a 98.2 percent chance of becoming the nation’s next president and will likely win with 323 electoral votes.

Although Perry's latest film, Boo! A Madea Halloween, came in at number one this weekend, soundly beating out beating out Tom Cruise's action sequel, Jack Reacher, Perry says he still has issues getting screens in white neighborhoods.

A petition has been created to highlight Thomas' contributions in the museum.

Tyler Perry sat down with Beyonce to talk about his latest film, “Boo! A Madea Halloween.” He explains that he doesn’t do witches, ghosts and goblins, and never thought to really make a Halloween movie, but somehow, Chris Rock sparked the idea that lead to a Madea Halloween movie. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Plus, […]

Writer, actor and producer Tyler Perry chats with the morning show crew about his new show, TLC’s first scripted series, “Too Close To Home,” which premieres tonight. The political drama, which centers around a young woman who works at the White House, features a predominantly white cast, unlike the rest of his work. He explains […]