September 14, 2015

Jah9 heats up Steamaz with ‘The Marijuana’

Sophisticated roots artiste Jah9 has added another prolific project to her growing catalog of thought provoking material. The single ‘The Marijuana’, recorded on the growingly popular […]
September 11, 2015

Danny Glover to star in movie about people who stopped Ebola from exploding in Nigeria

By Tom Odula THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAGOS, Nigeria _ U.S. actor Danny Glover said Thursday that he is in Nigeria to star in a movie based […]
September 9, 2015

OMI’S “CHEERLEADER” IS BILLBOARD’S SONG OF THE SUMMER

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Billboard has declared Omi’s (OH’-mees) “Cheerleader” the song of the summer. Billboard bases that on cumulative performance on the Billboard Hot 100 […]
September 8, 2015

Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard among this year’s Emmy presenters

NEW YORK _ The Television Academy is revealing its first group of presenters for this year’s Emmy broadcast. They include Golden Globe winner and past Emmy […]
September 8, 2015

THE WEEKND’S ALBUM DEBUTS AT NUMBER ONE

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The Weeknd’s new album makes a big debut on the Billboard 200 album chart. “Beauty Behind The Madness” has sold 412,000 units […]
September 7, 2015

Filmmaker Tyler Perry donates $200,000 to build home for Tanzania children with albinism

ATLANTA – Tyler Perry recently met with a group of Tanzanian children with albinism who are living in a home the filmmaker helped fund. Perry representative […]
September 6, 2015

Beyonce offers themes of female empowerment at Made In America festival in Philadelphia

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA _ Beyonce sang her usual hits, changed multiple times and hit high notes at the Budweiser Made In America […]
September 4, 2015

Maya Angelou’s art collection is headed to NY auction; it includes quilt commissioned by Oprah

By Ula Ilnytzky THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP)_ The art collection of celebrated writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is heading to a New […]
September 4, 2015

EDM act Major Lazer has global song of the summer, while The Weeknd owns summer in US

NASHVILLE (AP)_ Spotify has named EDM act Major Lazer’s “Lean On” as the global song of the summer. The thumping, bass-heavy song featuring M? and DJ […]
September 4, 2015

First time actor impresses in ‘Beasts of No Nation’; Tucci enjoys his food

VENICE, Italy (AP) _ The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here’s what […]
September 4, 2015

Jennifer Hudson, George Takei and Bruce Willis are the highlights of new Broadway season

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The new Broadway season hasn’t yet started in earnest and already there’s a front-runner for the Tony […]
September 2, 2015

A longtime collaborator, Ruby Amanfu takes a deep dive into covers in solo spotlight

By Kristin M. Hall THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE _ Ruby Amanfu knows how to share the stage, but during a recent dinner party in Nashville, Tennessee, […]
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