Courtesy SpotifyImagine logging onto your Spotify account and having a one-to-one chat with The Weeknd about all your favorite songs by the Grammy-winning star.  Well, now you can, thanks to the magic of artificial intelligence. Spotify has set up a microsite called Alone with Me, and when you log in, you’ll see a realistic avatar […]

Leon Bennett/Getty ImagesIt looks like MC Lyte‘s marriage wasn’t a match made in heaven. The “Ruffneck” rapper, born Lana Michele Moorer, has filed for divorce from husband John Wyche after three years of marriage, according to reports by TMZ and The Blast. The female rap pioneer is citing irreconcilable differences as the reason she’s ending her marriage to Wyche, a Marine Corps veteran and […]

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagicLeBron James is wearing #6 again, but in a new color. Late Monday evening, the Lakers superstar teased fans with a sneak peek of the upcoming movie Space Jam: A New Legacy. The short clip, shared on James’ Family Foundation Twitter and Instagram, finds James in a new Tune Squad jersey, boasting his number from his successful Miami Heat era. Despite its bright colors, the shirt resembles the […]

Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesAmandla Stenberg will play the lead role in the upcoming film adaptation of the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen. According to Variety, the Hate U Give star will portray Alana Beck, “a high school senior whose cheery façade and social-media savvy mask a deeper loneliness and isolation, and whose response to the death of a classmate ignites a movement.” The role […]

Courtesy of Huxley WorldFormer President Barack Obama has released his annual summer playlist, which this year features Megan Thee Stallion, Rihanna, XXL 2020 Freshman inductee Chika and more.  The list also features selections from J. Cole, H.E.R., Frank Ocean, Popcaan‘s “Twist & Turn” featuring Drake and PARTYNEXTDOOR, as well as veteran artists including Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder and Otis Redding. “Over the past few months, I’ve spent a lot of […]

Atlantic RecordsCardi B blessed Houston hottie Megan Thee Stallion with a custom Birkin handbag to celebrate their history-making “WAP” single, which debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.   Monday, Megan shared a video on Instagram, unboxing her expensive gift from Cardi. The bright orange Hermès box was a dead giveaway, but Megan was thrilled over the bag’s custom design, which paid […]

PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP via Getty ImagesIt looks like Kanye West is already has his sights set on his next big venture — Jesus Tok.  On Monday, the rapper and 2020 presidential hopeful took to Twitter to share that he was inspired by TikTok and wants to work with the company to make a Christian version of the wildly […]

Photograph by Elizabeth Morris/HBO Jonathan Majors has been making waves as Atticus Freeman in the new HBO series Lovecraft Country.  The series, which follows Freeman’s journey to find his missing father, comes just two months after Majors starred in Spike Lee‘s critically acclaimed Vietnam War film Da 5 Bloods. Majors tells ABC Audio that there’s a clear […]

Mary Ellen Matthews/NBC Longtime Saturday Night Live castmember Kenan Thompson will fill in for Simon Cowell as a judge on America’s Got Talent after Cowell broke his back a little over a week ago, NBC announced on Monday. Thompson will join fellow judges Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel, along with host Terry Crews, for Tuesday and Wednesday’s live shows, after Kelly Clarkson took Cowell’s place last week’s premiere. “I have […]

BET Awards 2020/Getty Images via Getty ImagesThe first virtual convention opened on Monday night with a gathering featuring a diverse roster of Democratic Party loyalists, members of the old guard, ascending stars, former 2020 contenders and even some Republicans. Former first lady Michelle Obama had a blunt message to Americans in her keynote address: “Donald Trump is the wrong president […]

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