March 25, 2015

Taraji P. Henson says her son will transfer to Howard after being racially profiled at USC

LOS ANGELES _ Actress Taraji P. Henson says her 20-year-old son is transferring to Howard University after being racially profiled by police at the University of […]
March 24, 2015

‘Moesha’ star Brandy to slip behind bars as Roxie in ‘Chicago’ on Broadway starting in April

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Grammy Award winner Brandy will make her Broadway debut next month as a woman behind bars in […]
March 24, 2015

Top 5 hip hop songs that pay tribute to retiring Canadian point guard Steve Nash

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Steve Nash has announced his retirement and the rap world is likely joining basketball fans in mourning. After […]
March 21, 2015

Snoop Dogg says he’s developing HBO series, talks Willie Nelson during keynote address at SXSW

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas _ Snoop Dogg has cleaned up his image from gangster rapper to multi-format entertainer, but he’s looking to […]
March 20, 2015

R&B singer The Weeknd, in sultry mood, performs at YouTube concert during South by Southwest

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas _ The Weeknd was in a sultry mood at the South by Southwest festival. The R&B singer performed […]
March 19, 2015

Reggae singer Exco Levi appears on The Morning Show to talk about his new album “Country Man” and his latest Juno Award win

Jamaican/Canadian reggae singer Exco Levi talks with Global TV networks “Morning show” the day after his album release party for his debut album “Country Man”. Exco Levi has […]
March 19, 2015


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Method Man‘s advice for young rappers: you only need one car. He says if you want a better one, trade that one […]
March 19, 2015

Pharrell Williams of high hats and cool shoes picked as 2015 fashion icon of the year

NEW YORK _ Pharrell Williams, fond of high hats and fabulous shoes, will be honoured as a fashion icon by the Council of Fashion Designers of […]
March 19, 2015

Mary J. Blige, dancing like a pro, shines at unofficial South by Southwest event

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas _ Mary J. Blige performed for a feverish crowd Tuesday night at the Samsung Supper Club in an […]
March 17, 2015

Jussie Smollett talks about the time he realized his TV show ‘Empire’ was a big deal

By Alicia Rancilio THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Jussie Smollett, one of the stars of Fox’s prime-time soap, “Empire,” says he counts his mom as […]
March 16, 2015

Rihanna, Zac Brown Band to headline Final Four’s 3 day music festival in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS _ Grammy Award winners Rihanna and the Zac Brown Band will headline this year’s March Madness Music Festival. The free, three-day concert series will be […]
March 16, 2015

Music Review: Kendrick Lamar returns with impressive sophomore album, ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kendrick Lamar, “To Pimp a Butterfly” (Interscope Records) Rapper Kendrick Lamar went three years without releasing an album, taking […]