Cedric “The Entertainer” & Niecy Nash Bring Soul to “BE” Magazine’s POWER ISSUE

TV Land’s favorite Soulful duo teamed up to bring the POWER for BE Magazine’s upcoming power issue. Both Cedric “The Entertainer” & Niecy Nash not only exude soul, they’ve managed to BEcome two of Black Hollywood’s most respected and highly regarded actors/comedians, truly showcasing the power of soul.

Cedric “The Entertainer” & Niecy Nash currenty play husband & wife on TV Land’s hit show “The Soul Man”, a show which actually parallels both of their lives in very striking ways. The Soul Man” follows R&B superstar-turned minister Reverend Boyce “The Voice” Ballentine (played by Cedric) as he, his wife Lolli (Nash) and the rest of his family adjust to their new lifestyle. Going from being a soul singer, living the high life in Las Vegas at the top of the charts, to being a soul saver is quite the change – and not everyone is on board. “The Soul Man” airs Wednesdays at 11PM EST; here’s a sneak peak from tonight’s show. http://www.tvland.com/video-clips/80498/the-soul-man-the-soul-man-sneak-peek–bride-and-prejudice

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Along with our cover story on Cedric & Niecy, you can also find POWER stories on Super Producer Mona Scott-Young, Radio/TV Mogul Rickey Smiley, Entertainment MaverickSean “Diddy” Combs, and a host of up & coming tastemakers across the gloBE including Stuff Fly People Like’s CEO Rae Holliday & Executive Producer Carlos King. We’re also spotlighting our favorite Undeniable Power Couples & the power in style. Make sure you pick up a copy of BE Magazine as it hits stands August 8th.

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Niecy Nash on her most POWERFUL role: 
“I’d have to say that it was when I played Raineesha Williams on Reno 911. I actually created that role & it fit the reality of a lot of women in my life. There’s a Raineesha in everybody’s family & I was able to live that out for them…you tell me that’s not power.” 
Cedric “The Entertainer” on the POWER of knowing great people like Steve Harvey: 
“Steve & I met early in my career & it was just one of those kind of chances when he was non-Hollywood. I was stuck in Dallas & didn’t have any money, & Steve was out there doing a comedy night. I went by just to say hi, & it just so happened that his headliner was bombing. Steve was like look, I’m going to let you go up and do 5 minutes & I killed it. He was like come back each night & if this guy bombs, I’m going to call you up each night. I don;t normally wish bad things on comedians, but I went to this show each night putting the hex on this dude so I could go up…” 

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