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XXXTentacion’s ‘Skins’ Album Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

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The late XXXTentacion’s posthumously released album Skins scored a major accomplishment yesterday. It’s been reported that the LP will land at No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The album reportedly sold 132,000 in its first week with 52,000 being pure album sales. Skins replaced Meek Mill’s  Championships which fell to No. 2 in its […]

Pete Davidson Appears on ‘SNL’ After Alarming Instagram Post

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Comedian Pete Davidson had found himself all over the news in the last few months. His highly publicized relationship and breakup with pop star Ariana Grande put a major spotlight on him. But over the weekend, the Saturday Night Live comic posted, then deleted a troubling Instagram post. Davidson earlier on Saturday wrote, “I really […]

Remy Ma and Papoose Welcome a New Daughter

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Remy Ma and Papoose have withstood their fair share of challenges as a couple. Now they are enjoying the newest addition to their family. On December 14th, the Love and Hip-Hop couple announced the birth of their daughter. They revealed the exciting news and the baby’s gender in a post to Instagram. “The Golden Child […]

Dave Chappelle Calls R. Kelly The King of R&B

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Cash Money singer Jacquees has caused quite a stir with his claim that he was the “King of R&B.” Newcomers and veterans alike have weighed in on who they believed is the real “King of R&B” while offering their own specific criteria. This argument has sprung much debate on social media with R&B lovers and […]

Mahershala Ali to Star in the New Season of ‘True Detective’


One of the most popular shows on HBO is the original crime drama True Detective. Each season of the series utilizes new cast ensembles and following numerous sets of characters and settings. The third season is scheduled to premiere on January 13, 2019, starring Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali. Ali, who was just nominated for […]

Chadwick Boseman Partners With Adidas for New Running Shoe


Superstar actor Chadwick Boseman is used to making history. With an impressive filmography, Boseman has played African American icons Jackie Robinson, James Brown, Thurgood Marshall, and of course, Black Panther, one of the most successful films ever released. Boseman also co-starred in another record-shattering blockbuster Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. Now Boseman is teaming up with […]

Showtime Releases Official Trailer for Upcoming Don Cheadle Series

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Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle is back on Showtime with another series. Instead of the critically acclaimed dramas that he became famous for, his newest venture is a comedy. Set to debut on January 20th, co-starring Regina Hall, executive produced by Seth Rogen, Black Monday is the latest comedy to get the green light on Showtime. […]

Killer Mike Gets A Netflix Series ‘Trigger Warning’

Killer Mike Endorses Colin Kaepernick for Time Magazine's Person Of The Year

Killer Mike is one of the most politically engaged and progressive thinking MC’s in the hip-hop game. Not only is he politically active but he still finds time to spit heat on the mic as one half of the rap duo Run The Jewels. Now Killer Mike will explore cultural taboos with his newest venture […]

Anita Baker Announces Las Vegas Residency

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Earlier this year, R&B icon Anita Baker sent shock waves through the music industry when she announced her retirement on Twitter. She followed her announcement with a farewell concert. Baker’s biggest hits include “Angel,” “Rapture,” “Sweet Love,” “No One In The World,” “Giving You The Best That I Got” and many more have given shape […]

Doctors Force Michele Williams to Leave Broadway Play

Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Reportedly Checks Into Mental Health Facility for Depression

It’s been a rocky couple of weeks for former Destiny Child’s singer Michelle Williams. She just ended her engagement to Chad Johnson. And now, it’s being reported that she has been advised to leave the Broadway musical that she was staring in under the doctor’s orders. As reported by Essence, Michelle Williams has been forced […]

Katt Williams to Make Appearance on ABC’S ‘Black-Ish’

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Emmy award-winning comedian Katt Williams makes his return to network television. It’s being reported that Williams will make an appearance on the hit ABC comedy Black-ish. Fellow comedian and Black-ish co-star Deon Cole announced the news on Twitter as well and it sets that stage for Katt to bring his brand of comedy to one […]

Netflix Marvel Shows Won’t Appear Anywhere Else for Two Years

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Over the last few months, fans of Marvel’s scripted shows on Netflix have been shocked by the changes that have recently happened. Netflix announced the cancellation of Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and DareDevil. It was believed that the Marvel shows that received the ax on Netflix would be brought over to the new Disney + […]

Kid Cudi Talks About Mental Health on ‘Red Table Talk’

Kid Cudi Talks About Mental Health on 'Red Table Talk'

Kid Cudi is talking candidly about his fight to maintain his mental health on the latest episode of Red Table Talk. Cudi, along with co-host Jada Pinkett Smith, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, and Willow Smith, discuss mental health and forgiveness on the upcoming show. “I was really good at keeping my troubles hidden… even from my friends,” […]

Barack Obama Honored With Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

Barack Obama Emphasizes the Need for More Women in Politics: 'Men Have Been Getting on My Nerves Lately'

While the 45th President is facing intense legal woes, his predecessor, Barack Obama is living his best life and was recognized for his service to humanity. On Wednesday, The 44th president of the United States, 57, was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights 2018 Ripple of Hope Awards. As Bobby Kennedy taught us, […]

Legendary Vocalist Nancy Wilson Dies at 81


Legendary vocalist Nancy Wilson has passed away after a long illness at her home in Pioneertown, a California desert community near Joshua Tree National Park at the age of 81, as reported by the Associated Press. The self-proclaimed “Song Stylist,” Wilson has recorded over seventy albums and has won three Grammy Awards during her storied […]

Ava DuVernay, Kerry Washington and Others Team Up for Time’s Up Auction

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Time’s Up is an important movement that promotes the safety of all women against sexual harassment in their various workplaces. Some of the biggest voices of the movement, Ava DuVernay, Reese Witherspoon, Geena Davis, and Kerry Washington were among leading women in film and tv who came together to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the […]

SAG Awards Announced and No Black Women Are Nominated in Film Categories

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On Wednesday, nominations for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced. The Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards for short) are accolades given by the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) in recognition of outstanding performances in film and prime time television. The statue of the award is of […]

Michelle Obama Talks to Questlove About Getting Prince to Perform at the White House

Michelle Obama Allegedly Influenced 'Roseanne' Cancellation

Michelle Obama has been everywhere. After selling almost a million copies of her book in its debut week, she extended her book tour due to the high demand. Continuing her promo tour, the Former First Lady from the South Side of Chicago, dropped by the Questlove Supreme podcast, hosted by the Roots co-founder and drummer, Questlove. Throughout the interview, she recounted […]

Janet Jackson Inducted Into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


Today is a big day in the storied career of Janet Jackson. On her 11th year of eligibility, after mysteriously being omitted year in and year out, the R&B and Pop icon will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 2018 is has become one to remember for the “Made For Now” […]

Kevin Durant Shades LeBron James Again?

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With friends like these who needs enemies? Golden State swingman Kevin Durant is telling everybody and anybody exactly how he really feels. The 2-Time NBA Finals MVP is gaining a reputation for being extremely blunt about his perspective to fans and about his fellow NBA players. Even Los Angeles Lakers megastar LeBron James is not […]