September 22, 2015

Celeb chef Susur Lee, rapper Drake team up for Fring’s restaurant venture

TORONTO _ Chef Susur Lee has confirmed he’s opening a new restaurant and that rapper Drake is involved, but the details are still under wraps. The […]
September 22, 2015

ABC’s ‘black ish’ takes on the ‘N word’ for laughs, lessons in Wednesday’s season debut

By Lynn Elber THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ When “black-ish” creator Kenya Barris confiscated his daughter’s phone for a teenage misstep, he was taken aback […]
September 22, 2015

Rapper 50 Cent sues former consultant, alleging he collected advance fees for deals

HARTFORD, Conn. _ Rapper 50 Cent is suing a former consultant in federal bankruptcy court in Connecticut, alleging the man improperly acted as his agent and […]
September 21, 2015

And the red carpet winner is … Taraji P. Henson wows at the Emmys

By Leanne Italie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Heidi Klum led the yellow charge on the red carpet, but Taraji P. Henson won the night at the 67th […]
September 17, 2015

Former rap music mogul Suge Knight sees court hearings in robbery, murder cases delayed

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ A judge delayed a hearing Thursday for Marion “Suge” Knight in which prosecutors planned to detail some […]
September 16, 2015

Drake earns 12 nominations, Snoop Dogg to host 10th annual BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Drake does it again. For the second straight year, the Canadian rapper tops nominees for the BET […]
September 16, 2015

Viola Davis and Tariji P. Henson are vying to be the first black woman to claim top drama acting honours

By Lynn Elber THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ If we look to television for more than entertainment _ and let’s face it, we do _ […]
September 16, 2015

Maya Angelou’s art collection sells for $1.3M, includes painted quilt commissioned by Oprah

By Ula Ilnytzky THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The art collection of celebrated writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou sold for nearly $1.3 million […]
September 15, 2015

International Reggae Artist ORieL Postpones Fall European Tour to Later Date

Due to circumstances beyond their control, mainly visa delays, it is to great disappointment that Afar Music Group has announced that ORieL Fall European tour will […]
September 14, 2015


ATLANTA (AP) _ Bobby Brown is speaking publicly for the first time since daughter Bobbi Kristina’s death in July. Brown tells the Fox talk show “The […]
September 14, 2015

Mr Vegas Still on top of his Game After 17 years

Years after blasting his way on to the Jamaican music scene with Jeremy Harding-produced hit single, Nike Air, Mr Vegas is still on top of his […]
September 14, 2015


HOUSTON (AP) _ Chris Brown has won joint custody of his daughter. A judge in Houston has agreed with Brown’s request to share custody of 16-month-old […]