Eddy Chen/NBCIn the midst of the Black Lives Matter movement, Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andre Braugher is seeing his portrayal of police officers in a new light.  For the past seven years, Braugher is known to TV viewers as beloved Captain Holt on the critically acclaimed NBC comedy. Before that, he spent seven seasons as Detective Frank Pembleton on the ’90s cop show, Homicide: Life on […]

Universal Music GroupMemphis rapper Moneybagg Yo returns with the remix to his hit single “Said Sum.” To address the haters and naysayers on this updated version, the Memphis rapper teamed up with the City Girls and DaBaby.  JT opened up the remix spitting a few bars about the finer things in life — Lamborghini cars and G-Wagon Jeeps — while DaBaby came […]

Legacy RecordingsEarth, Wind & Fire has just released a new remix of its classic 1978 hit “September,” coinciding with the news that the single has been certified six-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The updated track, which was remixed by acclaimed producer Eric Kupper, is available now as a digital download and […]

Courtesy of Alicia KeysAlicia Keys paid tribute to essential workers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with a medley performance on Good Morning America Thursday.  The multi-Grammy-winning singer serenaded front-line workers and thanked them for their hard work at a socially distanced event in New York City, performing “Good Job” and her 2009 hit “Empire State of Mind.” During the show, Alicia also spoke about her […]

Pari DukovicFormer President Barack Obama has announced the release of the first volume of his highly-anticipated presidential memoirs. Titled A Promised Land, the memoir will recount Obama’s first term in the White House and address how he thinks the nation can “heal our divisions.” It will be released just two weeks after Election Day on November 17. “There’s no […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesFor those wondering the story behind Beyoncé‘s unique name can thank her mother Tina Knowles, who opened up on Tuesday about its history. Speaking on the podcast In My Head With Heather Thompson, Knowles revealed that her daughter’s name is actually very near and dear to her. “A lot of people don’t know that Beyoncé is my last name. It’s my […]

Efren Landaos/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesAhead of the Emmy Awards on Sunday night, Wu-Tang founder RZA is still reeling over the moment when he first learned that he had been nominated for an Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music Emmy for his Hulu series Wu-Tang: An American Saga. “When I got that Emmy nod, first of all, I didn’t […]

ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty ImagesOne man’s plastic prop is another man’s treasure and the proof lies in the fact that Notorious B.I.G.‘s plastic crown just sold for nearly $600,000. On Tuesday, Sotheby’s hosted its first-ever auction dedicated to hip-hop items. Up for grabs was the plastic crown that Biggie wore for the iconic King of New […]

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty ImagesJimmy Fallon landed himself in hot water after a 20-year-old clip of him impersonating Chris Rockresurfaced online.  While critics have slammed the video for being an offensive example of blackface, the person Fallon was pretending to be has come to the night show host’s defense in a new interview. Speaking with the New York Times, Rock opened up […]

Melinda Sue GordonJohn David Washington says he felt like a student in a master class when working with director Christopher Nolan on his latest project Tenet. In fact, Washington says he learned some invaluable lessons from both Nolan and his Oscar-winning BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee during his time working with them. “They say never meet your heroes, but they’re exceptions […]

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