Photo credit: Stanley Takwana TongayiTongayi Chirisa is praising his new psychological thriller Antebellum which he believes offers a deliberate commentary on the current racial tensions in our country. “At this point, I no longer consider it a film,” Chirisa tells ABC Audio. “I think it is definitely an art piece that is part of the current situation in […]

ABC/Image Group LALil Nas X certainly kept himself busy while the nation went into lockdown.  Not only did he write a children’s storybook, C Is for Country, due out in January, but he also hit up the studio to work on brand new music. Speaking with E!, the “Old Town Road” singer revealed that he refused […]

Annette Brown/BravoIt’s the end of an era — for now. NeNe Leakes has revealed that she will not return the The Real Housewives of Atlanta for Season 13.  Leakes, 52, who was apart of the original cast when the show began in 2008, shared her decision in a YouTube video on Thursday titled, “Listen Closely, I got something to […]

ABC/Laretta HoustonLeave it to Tyra Banks to find a fashionable solution to a modern problem.  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is highly recommended that people wear a face mask in public, but that comes at the price of hiding their smiles. Tyra was Thursday’s guest on The Drew Barrymore Show and helpfully reminded people they have a powerful tool at their disposal — “smizing.” […]

Courtesy of Ziggy Marley Reggae icon Ziggy Marley shares his new album, More Family Time, the follow up to 2009’s Family Time.  The 11-track album is a children’s album — an idea that came to Marley after writing the song “Goo Goo Ga Ga.” Marley admitted he was “conflicted” at first due to everything “happening in the society,” considering worldwide protests over the […]

Courtesy of ProblemWest Coast rapper Problem debuts his rich new album, Coffee & Kush Vol. 2.  The 11-track effort features Tyrese, Daphne Wayans, Terrace Martin, “Nothin,” featuring Jack Harlow and Jay Rock, as well as the remix to “Don’t Be Mad at Me,” featuring Snoop Dogg and Freddie Gibbs as a bonus track.  Problem poetically tackles themes about prosperity, growth, entrepreneurship and more, especially on the anthem, “Keep Ya Head [Up].”   This marks the second installment of […]

Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Universal MusicJustin Bieber‘s new era in music has finally arrived with the release of his highly anticipated new single “Holy” featuring Chance the Rapper. Bieber dropped his new song and accompanying music video, which stars Ryan Destiny, at the stroke of midnight on Friday.  The upbeat gospel single not only serves as a […]

Cooper Neill/Getty ImagesPitchfork has announced the Best of Pitchfork Music Festival Livestream and Drive-In.  The one-night-only event will feature Pitchfork Fest highlights and rare, archival footage of Run the Jewels, Solange, Carly Rae Jepsen,  FKA Twigs, as well as Rico Nasty and more. The festival will screen live at The Drive-In at Hotel Figueroa in Downtown Los Angeles, for an early and late show, with DJ A-Trak on […]

Courtesy of PapoosePapoose returns with his new single, “Kickback” featuring Conway The Machine and French Montana. The hard-hitting collaboration serves as a teaser to his upcoming album, Endangered Species. “Conway is one of my favorite new artists on the scene and I’m happy to see French Montana’s success. We go way back!” Pap said in a press release. “Happy they both […]

Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty Show Presented by Amazon Prime VideoLast year, Rihanna brought her lingerie brand Savage X Fenty to Amazon Prime Video, staging a huge fashion show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center with guest stars including Big Sean, Halsey, Migos, DJ Khaled, Normani, Gigi and Bella Hadid and more.  Now, she’s […]

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