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Lala Anthony Has A Message For Those Who Say She Can’t Act

Lala Anthony Has A Message For Those Who Say She Can’t Act

Lala Anthony‘s feelings aren’t hurt if you say that you think she can’t act. She believes the opportunities she’s been given prove that she can hold her own on-screen. ... Continue Reading
Chuck D Claims Publisher Screwed Him Out Of Royalties In Federal Lawsuit

Chuck D Claims Publisher Screwed Him Out Of Royalties In Federal Lawsuit

Public Enemy frontman Chuck D is suing a music publisher alleging he fraudulently took copyright ownership of 28 of the rapper’s recent songs without his authorization. According to Billboard, those include Common’s “Black America Again” and Prophets of Rage’s eponymous single, “Counteroffensive” and “Fired a Shot.” Chuck D (born Carlton Ridenhour) filed a lawsuit Oct. 15 asking a federal… ... Continue Reading
Wendy Williams Addresses “Very Tough Year” While Accepting Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame [VIDEO]

Wendy Williams Addresses “Very Tough Year” While Accepting Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame [VIDEO]

Wendy Williams addressed the “elephant in the room” while receiving her walk of fame honor in Hollywood this week. ... Continue Reading
It Ain’t Over: Shaunie O’Neal Confirms ‘Basketball Wives’ Renewal

It Ain’t Over: Shaunie O’Neal Confirms ‘Basketball Wives’ Renewal

Despite calls for the show to be cancelled amid fighting among the cast, “Basketball Wives“ creator/EP Shaunie O’Neal has revealed that the series is coming back for Season 9. Pt. 2 of the reunion show aired Tuesday but none of the conflicts between the women have been resolved. This season, Evelyn Lozada pissed off a lot of… ... Continue Reading
LisaRaye Says Former Friend Duane Martin Broke Up Her Marriage [WATCH]

LisaRaye Says Former Friend Duane Martin Broke Up Her Marriage [WATCH]

Nicole Murphy wasn’t the only person who reportedly played a role in the demise of LisaRaye’s marriage to former chief minister of Turks and Caicos, Michael Misick. In her upcoming episode of “Uncensored,” LisaRaye shared how Duane Martin, a man she thought was her friend, got close to Misick only to help ruin her marriage. If… ... Continue Reading
Nelly Talks Janet Jackson’s Nip Slip On ‘Untold Stories Of Hip Hop’ [Watch]

Nelly Talks Janet Jackson’s Nip Slip On ‘Untold Stories Of Hip Hop’ [Watch]

In the new series, legendary radio host Angie Martinez sits down with hip hop royalty for never-before-told tales, featuring interviews with hip hop’s biggest names including Cardi B, Snoop Dogg, Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Wyclef Jean, Ja Rule, Fat Joe and Nelly, who recalls Janet Jackson’s infamous nip slip at the Super Bowl. In our exclusive clip above, Nelly hilariously recounts he and Diddy’s reaction the… ... Continue Reading
A$AP Rocky Reveals He’s Been A Sex Addict Since Junior High [Watch]

A$AP Rocky Reveals He’s Been A Sex Addict Since Junior High [Watch]

A$AP Rocky chops it up with Angie Martinez this week on her WE TV series, “Untold Stories of Hip-Hop,” and he opens up about his sex obsession. In the teaser uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday (Oct. 16), Rocky admits he’s been a sex addict “for some time.” When Angie asks the Harlem rapper if he’s capable… ... Continue Reading
Cyntoia Brown Long And Her Husband Give First Interviews Together

Cyntoia Brown Long And Her Husband Give First Interviews Together

Cyntoia Brown, the recently freed woman who was incarcerated at 16 for killing a man who sex-trafficked her, is making media rounds to promote her new book, “Free Cyntoia: My Search For Redemption In The American Prison System.” During her press run, the 31-year-old is accompanied by her husband, Jamie Long, who she began dating while she… ... Continue Reading
Cyntoia Brown And Her Husband Give First Interviews Together

Cyntoia Brown And Her Husband Give First Interviews Together

Cyntoia Brown, the recently freed woman who was incarcerated at 16 for killing a man who sex-trafficked her, is making media rounds to promote her new book, “Free Cyntoia: My Search For Redemption In The American Prison System.” During her press run, the 31-year-old is accompanied by her husband, Jamie Long, who she began dating while she… ... Continue Reading
2 Writers Claim They Deserve Credit On Lizzo’s ‘Truth Hurts’

2 Writers Claim They Deserve Credit On Lizzo’s ‘Truth Hurts’

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s a debate about the truth behind Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts.” Lizzo’s breakthrough tune, which spent six weeks on top of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart this year, features the signature line: “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100 percent that bitch.” The lyric originated from a 2017 tweet by… ... Continue Reading
Shonda Rhimes, iHeartMedia Strike 3-Year Podcast Deal

Shonda Rhimes, iHeartMedia Strike 3-Year Podcast Deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes is moving aggressively into the burgeoning podcast world. Rhimes’ company, Shondaland, said Wednesday that she will serve as executive producer for podcasts to be distributed by iHeartMedia. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM Shondaland says it signed a three-year podcast deal with… ... Continue Reading
Mike From “Bachelor In Paradise” Asked Keke Palmer Out On Live TV [WATCH]

Mike From “Bachelor In Paradise” Asked Keke Palmer Out On Live TV [WATCH]

“Bachelor In Paradise” cast off Mike Johnson is back on the dating scene singing, “Keke, do you love me?” ... Continue Reading
Nipsey Hussle’s Family Awarded Custody Of His 10-Year-Old Daughter

Nipsey Hussle’s Family Awarded Custody Of His 10-Year-Old Daughter

Since the passing of rapper Nipsey Hussle, his family and the mother of his eldest child, Tanisha Foster, have been embroiled in a custody battle. While the family petitioned the court for guardianship, Foster wrote that she was opposed to the idea of her daughter living with her aunt, Nipsey’s sister. RELATED: Nipsey Hussle’s Sister… ... Continue Reading
Marlyne Barrett’s Personal Story With Breast Cancer

Marlyne Barrett’s Personal Story With Breast Cancer

She’s the eyes, ears and brains of the emergency department. Marlyne Barrett stars as Maggie Lockwood in NBC’s “Chicago Med.” The charge nurse is skilled and confident but finds herself dealing with a profound health issue – cancer. Barrett shared with reporters during “One Chicago Day” about her mom and aunts’ fight against the disease. Q: What did you… ... Continue Reading
Gina Rodriguez Apologizes For Singing N-Word Lyric

Gina Rodriguez Apologizes For Singing N-Word Lyric

NEW YORK (AP) — Gina Rodriguez has apologized for singing along on her Instagram story to a Fugees verse that includes the N-word. The “Jane the Virgin” actress deleted the short video she posted Tuesday and replaced it with her apology, but not before memes and other backlash ensued. Rodriguez said in her apology she’s… ... Continue Reading
Tisha Campbell Finds Her Long-Lost Sister On ‘The Real’

Tisha Campbell Finds Her Long-Lost Sister On ‘The Real’

On Tuesday’s episode of “The Real,” actress Tisha Campbell had an emotional reunion with her long lost sister, Ellen Lindsay. Lindsay, who was contacted by investigative genealogist Pam Slate two years ago, was apparently under the impression that she was invited to the daytime talk show to discuss her encounters with Slate, who informed her… ... Continue Reading
Isaac Carree Drops Heartfelt New Video “HER”  Dedicated To His Wife [WATCH]

Isaac Carree Drops Heartfelt New Video “HER” Dedicated To His Wife [WATCH]

Gospel crossover artist Isaac Carree is happy in love and he wants the world to know. So given that he’s a singer/songwriter/producer he put it in a song. The new single “HER” is the result and if you’re the kind of person who gets choked up by the loving and heartfelt marriage proposals you see… ... Continue Reading
Houston, Notorious B.I.G. Nominated For Rock Hall Of Fame

Houston, Notorious B.I.G. Nominated For Rock Hall Of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2020 class. The prestigious organization announced Tuesday that Dave Matthews Band, Motorhead, Pat Benatar, Soundgarden, The Doobie Brothers, T.Rex and Thin Lizzy join Houston and B.I.G. as… ... Continue Reading
LeBron James No Longer King James For Hong Kong Protesters

LeBron James No Longer King James For Hong Kong Protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James’ face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered. They also trampled on jerseys bearing his name and gathered in a semicircle to watch one burn. James’ standing among basketball fans in Hong Kong took… ... Continue Reading
Woods To Write A Memoir On Ups And Downs Of His Career

Woods To Write A Memoir On Ups And Downs Of His Career

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiger Woods is writing what he describes as his definitive story in a memoir titled “Back.” HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday it has acquired rights to the first memoir written by Woods. Still be determined is when it will be published. The memoir will cover Woods from his youth as a golf… ... Continue Reading
Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Misconduct Claims

Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Misconduct Claims

NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr. has pleaded not guilty to an indictment alleging two instances of sexual misconduct. Gooding appeared Tuesday before a judge in New York City and was released on his own recognizance. The new charge involves an alleged incident in October 2018. The defense paints it as a shakedown attempt.… ... Continue Reading
LaLa Anthony Says Death Of Her ‘Power’ Character ‘Was Hard To Watch’

LaLa Anthony Says Death Of Her ‘Power’ Character ‘Was Hard To Watch’

Fans weren’t the only ones left shook after LaLa Anthony’s “Power” character LaKeisha Grant was killed on Sunday’s episode, after being fatally shot by her former BFF Tasha St. Patrick (played by Naturi Naughton). As reported by thejasminebrand.com, LaLa took to Instagram to speak on her murder scene and thanked series creator 50 Cent and her on-screen… ... Continue Reading
Keke Wyatt Announces She’s Having Her 10th Child; Black Twitter Responds

Keke Wyatt Announces She’s Having Her 10th Child; Black Twitter Responds

Yes, ya’ll, singer and reality TV show star Keke Wyatt is having her tenth child. The R&B singer, who is married to her third husband, Zachariah Darring, announced on Instagram that she was pregnant. Her tenth pregnancy had been speculated on for months when she performed with what looked like a baby bump, but no… ... Continue Reading
Lauryn Hill To Release Her First Solo Single In 5 Years

Lauryn Hill To Release Her First Solo Single In 5 Years

It’s been five years since Lauryn Hill last released a solo single but she’s back with a new track to be featured on the upcoming film, Queen & Slim.  ... Continue Reading
Kanye West Took His Sunday Service To Howard Homecoming – And Reviews Were Mixed [VIDEO]

Kanye West Took His Sunday Service To Howard Homecoming – And Reviews Were Mixed [VIDEO]

Howard University students were surprised with a concert Saturday morning by Kanye West, who delivered his Sunday Service for the homecoming. According to reports, students received an email around 6 a.m. with the announcement that Ye would be on campus for an 8am performance. West was joined by his famed gospel choir and they performed his… ... Continue Reading