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Chase Landin, LLC/No Color No Sound Records/MNRK Records K. Michelle is gearing up for the release of her final R&B album, I’m the Problem. She shared a short video trailer to Instagram on Wednesday, two days before the project’s expected drop on September 22.  While hitting stages with her I’m the Problem tour earlier this year, the Memphis native dropped off singles […]

Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic Mo’Nique is speaking out against entertainment industry practices she’s calling “unfair.” In a video shared to Instagram Tuesday, September 19, the Academy Award winning-actress called out CBS with hopes that the network will “fairly” compensate her and Countess Vaughn for their hit 2000s show, The Parkers. Monique, alongside her producer husband, Sydney Hicks, started out by acknowledging the ongoing WGA/ SAG-AFTRA […]

Flamin’ Hot Megan Thee Stallion is giving back to the college she once attended and graduated from.  She’s doing so as the Hot Girl Dean of Admissions of Flamin’ Hot University, a partnership with Flamin’ Hot created as a way to help students at her alma mater, Texas Southern University, lower their debt.  In conversation with Billboard, the self-proclaimed hot girl shared details about […]

John Lamparski/WireImage The-Dream — hip-hop and R&B super producer whose resume includes the likes of Ciara, Rihanna, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Beyoncé — is celebrating his birthday on September 20 by releasing new music.  As a surprise to fans on his 46th birthday, he dropped off his latest single, “Stream.” “Just a simple Thank You for those who rock with me. Stream ‘Stream’ Everywhere @12,” The-Dream tweeted. The […]

ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images In honor of hip-hop’s 50th birthday this year, Ebony tapped a rap icon for its special edition cover.  Donning a Rey Ortiz peach bodysuit and a gold nose chain by Laurel DeWitt, Lil’ Kim posed for pictures and chatted with the magazine about her impact on music and the fashion world.  The small excerpt, published digitally […]

Warner Bros. Pictures In the new Warner Brothers teaser for the upcoming musical drama The Color Purple, Oprah Winfrey, Jon Batiste and other cast and crew share their experience filming the beloved project.  Winfrey, star of the original 1985 film and producer of the 2023 adaptation, opened up about the film’s significance. “There’s nothing that’s been more important or vital to me culturally, artistically […]

Mike Coppola/Getty Images Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are sharing new photos of their family, including both of their sons. The Grammy-winning singer, 35, and the rapper, 34, are seen snuggling up with and doting over their newborn son, Riot Rose, and posing for a group shot with son RZA, born in 2022, in the snaps. Rihanna, born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, revealed she was pregnant […]

Drake‘s moving on from his hometown of Toronto and into a new city. The rapper revealed that after a “long time” of searching, he’ll soon be a resident of Houston, Texas. He shared the update with fans who attended the second of two shows as part of his Its All a Blur tour at Houston’s Toyota […]

Omar Vega/Getty Images JT seems to be really proud of her latest business venture.  After joining the Beats by Dre family as the face of their latest Solo3 headphone campaign and sharing official images from the photoshoot, the rapper opened up about the positive experience she had on the project. “Being a room full of [talented] women & men! […]

Kevin Winter/Getty Images Will Smith took a trip down memory lane Monday with a few throwback photos shared to Instagram in honor of his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, and her 52nd birthday. The images show the star at different moments in time: she’s holding a giant gift box on her 27th birthday; posing with entertainment friends Regina King, Tichina Arnold and Duane Martin on her 29th […]

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