February 4, 2016

Singer Andra Day rises as soul songstress

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ A phone call from Stevie Wonder changed Andra Day’s life. He called Day and asked if he […]
February 4, 2016

NAACP show expects sparks, not fireworks from #OscarsSoWhite

By Derrik J. Lang THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PASADENA, Calif. _ #OscarsSoWhite? That’s so last year for the NAACP Image Awards. Despite the heated talk about racial […]
February 4, 2016

Run DMC to open for Chili Peppers at pre Super Bowl concert

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Run-DMC will open up for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at a pre-Super Bowl concert in San […]
February 3, 2016

Ex rap mogul Suge Knight’s jail privileges cut

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight’s access to visitors and phone calls have been completely cut off […]
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 […]