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 […]
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


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


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 […]