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Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Stevie Wonder will be presented with an honorary doctorate degree by Detroit’s Wayne State University on May 7 during the school’s spring 2022 commencement festivities. The Motown legend, who was born in Saginaw, Michigan, will be awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters in acknowledgement of his musical achievements and contributions, and in […]

Paras Griffin/Getty Images The “Love Train” is preparing for its final journey: Legendary R&B/soul group The O’Jays have announced that they will be mounting a farewell tour. The group, which has been together for over 60 years, continues to be led by founding members Eddie Levert and Walter Williams Sr., who began singing together more […]

Johnny Nunez/2021 BET Hip Hop Awards/Getty Images for BET With the rise of in-person music gatherings taking place this year, the Chicago fest The Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash, announced the headliners for its upcoming three-day event.  Music superstars Young Thug & Gunna, Playboi Carti and Post Malone will joined by artists including Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz and Rico Nasty. Chicago natives G Herbo and Polo G are also set to perform, with other special guests to be […]

Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2022 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved. R&B superstar Jazmine Sullivan has been creating real, soul-touching music for over a decade. And while Grammy recognition for the star’s undeniable body of work finally came Sunday night, Sullivan’s championing of Black women through her music is something she’s particularly proud of.   “Shout-out to Black women who are out there living their […]

Marni Grossman/Paramount+ It’s a wrap for Star Trek: Discovery. Sonequa Martin-Green has just finished her latest voyage as Captain Michael Burnham in Season 4…and she still hasn’t come back to Earth. “It was quite profound,” she tells ABC Audio of the season ender’s surprise Stacey Abrams cameo. “She was utterly wonderful! You have this civil […]

Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images March 31, 2019 was a day of sadness, sorrow, confusion and anger for the hip hop community. And though it’s been three years today since the death of two-time Grammy-winning rapper Nipsey Hussle, the loss is still as hurtful now as it was back then. Nipsey, born Airmiess “Ermias” Joseph Asghedom, was gunned down […]

Scott Legato/Getty Images The Godfather of Funk is not quite ready for retirement! George Clinton is hitting the road with Parliament Funkadelic this summer for the One Nation Under a Groove tour. The trek, back by popular demand, will make stops across the country beginning June 15 at New York’s Summerstage in Central Park, and […]

ABC Audio/Megan Stone Kel Mitchell knows that reboots are hot right now and is wondering what that means for Good Burger. ABC Audio caught up with the comedian recently at 90s Con in Hartford, Connecticut, and discussed a modern remake of the beloved 1997 film. If Mitchell had it his way, he’d want a darker re-imagining. Citing […]

Rick Diamond/Getty Images for BET Tasha Cobbs Leonard is celebrating the success of her song “Gotta Believe.” The track has hit number one on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart, making it her fifth number-one on the chart overall. “I wrote ‘Gotta Believe’ as a testament of God’s faithfulness through a difficult time on our fertility journey,” […]

Atlantic Records Tank has done it again. The singer has racked up his sixth #1 on R&B radio with “I Deserve.” The song, which Tank also wrote and produced, is the second single off his upcoming 10th studio album, R&B Money. It follows his previous #1 R&B hit, “Can’t Let It Show.” “I feel like […]

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