April 13, 2015

Man run over by Suge Knight says he punched ex rap music mogul before he and friend were hit

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ A man who Marion “Suge” Knight ran over told authorities he was mad at the former rap […]
April 13, 2015

John Legend launches FREE AMERICA campaign to end mass incarceration

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ John Legend has launched a campaign to end mass incarceration. The Grammy-winning singer announced the multiyear initiative, […]
April 10, 2015

Big Up Mr President: Barack Obama Visits Jamaica And Speaks Patois!

April 10, 2015

Obama Answers Rasta Man’s Question On The Legalization Of Marijuana! “How Did I Anticipate ?”

April 9, 2015

Jamaica asks Obama to exonerate black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey of US conviction

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica’s leader has asked President Barack Obama to exonerate black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey, who was convicted in the U.S. of mail fraud […]
April 9, 2015

Eddie Murphy to receive Mark Twain Prize, nation’s top humour award, at Kennedy Center in DC

By Brett Zongker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Eddie Murphy, famous for his standup routines, films and his early breakout on “Saturday Night Live,” will be […]
April 9, 2015

‘Empire’ star Taraji P. Henson has working memoir, planned for 2016

NEW YORK _ Her immediate plans are to host “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. But Taraji P. Henson also has a memoir in her future. The […]
April 3, 2015

Texas state trooper cited for posing for photo with Snoop Dogg at South by Southwest festival

AUSTIN, Texas _ A state trooper has been reprimanded for posing for a photo with Snoop Dogg at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, because […]
April 1, 2015


SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) _ Did you hear the one about the comedian, a man with a banana _ and a man with a sketch pad? […]
April 1, 2015

Bow Wow gets new acting gig in the hit new series”CSI: Cyber”

TORONTO (CP) _ Shad Moss, a-k-a Bow Wow, has joined a new pack. With the days of using “Lil” in his rapper stage name long behind […]
March 31, 2015

Jay Z, Madonna, Beyonce, Rihanna among superstar owners of new music streaming service

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Madonna, Rihanna, Beyonce and Jay Z are among the A-List musicians who are co-owners of Tidal, a […]
March 30, 2015


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _Erykah Badu, Fantasia, Sheila E., Sister Sledge and Estelle were among the acts who performed in celebration of black women over the weekend […]