Vice President Kamala Harris hosted an Hip-Hop 50 celebration for the ages at Vice President's residence.
The “Godfather of Black Music,” Clarence Avant, a music industry innovator, passed away at age 92. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the composer Titian passed away on Sunday at his Los Angeles residence. “Through his revolutionary business leadership, Clarence became affectionately known as ‘the Black Godfather’ in the worlds of music, entertainment, politics, and sports,” […]
Legendary entertainer Harry Belafonte has passed away, according to his spokesperson. He was 96. Longtime spokeswoman Ken Sunshine told NBC News that Belafonte passed away in New York City from congestive heart failure. He was a barrier-breaking civil rights activist, charismatic singer and actor, who gained notoriety in the 1950s. More than six decades have […]
We love a full-circle moment! After quoting the late #JamesBaldwin, Billy Porter has been cast to play the beloved author in an upcoming biopic. Will you be supporting the upcoming biopic? Let us know below.
We love to see the black excellence! JET Magazine is making its return with the help of Slutty Vegan's Pinky Cole.
Photo by: Santiago Felipe/Getty Images After focusing on her health and mental wellness, TV and radio legend Wendy Williams is letting it be known that she’s “formerly retired.” She revealed to paparazzi while shopping in New York City that she would be interested in attending the “Hot Topics” table at The View as a guest. […]
Photo by: Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images #BlackExcellence was heavily present at the 54th Annual NAACP Image Awards Saturday, February 25th! The competition was fierce for this year’s award ceremony was fierce, as Angela Bassett to Abbott Elementary took home several awards. The award show had endless great moments, from Bassett acknowledging that she “did the […]
Photo by: Prince Williams/Wireimage Exciting News: Da Brat from The Rickey Smiley Morning Show is Expecting Her First Child with Wife Jesseca “Judy” Harris-Dupart! After tying the knot in February 2020, the couple is thrilled to embark on this new adventure of expanding their family. In a recent interview, Da Brat, who is 48 years […]
Photo by: (Right: Jaafar Jackson) by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for REELZ. (Left: Michael Jackson) by Kevin Mazur/WireImage. After a worldwide search, director Antoine Fuqua has finally found the perfect actor to play the late Michael Jackson! The legendary director revealed in an Instagram post that the King of Pop’s nephew, Jaafar Jackson, son of Jermaine Jackson […]
Congresswoman Maxine Waters will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award during the fifth annual Urban One Honors ceremony. The distinguished California congresswoman has made it her life's work to promote civic engagement as a means of improving culture.