February 2, 2016

Debbie Allen, Tracee Ellis Ross to be honoured by Essence

LOS ANGELES _ Debbie Allen, “black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross and entertainment attorney Nina Shaw will be honoured by Essence magazine at its pre-Oscars luncheon later […]
February 2, 2016

Cosby’s lawyers push to get sexual assault case thrown out

By Maryclaire Dale THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NORRISTOWN, Pa. _ Bill Cosby and his lawyers went to court Tuesday to try to get the sexual assault case […]
February 2, 2016


FLINT, Mich. (AP) _ Russell Simmons is not just promising to send water to the residents of Flint, Michigan. He’s actually going door to door to […]
February 2, 2016

The Weeknd leads Juno nominees with six; five apiece for Justin Bieber, Drake

By David Friend THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ After dominating the Billboard charts for many months and landing an Oscar nomination and seven Grammy nods, the […]
February 2, 2016

Recording Artist K’Coneil Releases “Hot Like You” (90s Don Dada Riddim) by Billboard Producer Seannizle

  International recording artist K’Coneil has released “Hot Like You”, the lead single off his upcoming yet untitled 2016 EP. Produced by acclaimed billboard producer Seanizzle, […]
February 2, 2016

Canadian Festival King “Kafinal” Grabs Juno Nomination

Mi Nah Complain, its almost prophetic as Kafinal states “mi run outa failure, all mi have a success”. It has been an amazing year for Kafinal, […]
February 1, 2016

Will Smith among NAACP Image Awards attendees and presenters

LOS ANGELES _ Will Smith doesn’t plan to be at the Academy Awards, but he’s scheduled to attend the NAACP Image Awards. The National Association for […]
February 1, 2016

Truck driver charged in Tracy Morgan crash pleads not guilty

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. _ A truck driver accused of crashing into a limo van carrying comedian Tracy Morgan, injuring him and killing one of his comic […]
February 1, 2016


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Now that wasn’t so hard, was it? After a couple of weeks of the Academy Awards being blasted for their lack of […]
February 1, 2016


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Viola Davis says despite what you might read in online postings, diversity “is not a trending topic.” She says it’s an ongoing […]
January 31, 2016

Nova Scotia rapper Classified gets personal on new album ‘Greatful’

By Aly Thomson THE CANADIAN PRESS ENFIELD, N.S. _ It only made sense that Canadian rapper Classified would record his new album, “Greatful,” in his home […]
January 30, 2016

John Legend will help produce off Broadway comedy show

NEW YORK _ Add John Legend to the list of music superstars trying their luck in the theatre. The Grammy-winning singer has signed on to help […]