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NBCUniversal Media, LLC Ahead of hosting the 2022 Emmy Awards next month, nearly 20-year Saturday Night Live veteran Kenan Thompson was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday. His former SNL co-star Leslie Jones was on hand to help unveil the walk’s 2,728th star. They were also joined by comedian and actor […]

Paul Marotta/Getty Images Bill Russell made his mark on the NBA during his time with the Boston Celtics, so they’re commemorating him in a special way. The league announced it will permanently retire his No. 6 jersey, making him the first baller to receive this honor.  “Bill Russell’s unparalleled success on the court and pioneering civil rights activism deserve […]

ABC News Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella turns 25 years old this year, and for its milestone anniversary, members of the original, star-studded cast will come together to celebrate. On August 23, Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander and Veanne Cox will convene for Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20. The one-hour program “dives into the film’s positive impact on representation in Hollywood” […]

Burak Cingi/Redferns Ari Lennox has been eager for fans to hear what she’s been working on — and the wait is dwindling down. On Wednesday, the singer announced that her new single, “Hoodie,” will be dropping on Friday. The song is the first to be released off an album she says is finally done. Ari has come a […]

David Wolff-Patrick/Getty Images   Megan Thee Stallion‘s new album is coming out soon, and by soon, we mean tomorrow. Taking to Instagram Thursday, the Houston rapper announced she’s dropping the project on August 12. “MY NEW ALBUM TRAUMAZINE IS OUT FRIDAY,” she wrote alongside what appears to be the album’s cover art. A second image, the track list, […]

Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution EGOT winner Jennifer Hudson has never played a superhero, but she says she’s hoping to create some with her eponymous new talk show. In a new promo, the multitalent enthuses, “I hope my fans experience a good time.” She adds, “I hope they discover their superpower, […]

Prince Williams/Wireimage The official date for Nipsey Hussle‘s Walk of Fame ceremony is set: The late rapper will officially receive a star on August 15, which would have been his 37th birthday. The update comes a little over a year after Nip was announced as part of the Walk of Fame’s 2022 class. Michael Strahan, Michael B. Jordan and the Black Eyed […]

Joseph Okpako/WireImage  The victim of the shooting for which A$AP Rocky was arrested has come forward, and it’s a member of his A$AP Mob collective. As Rolling Stone reports, A$AP Relli, born Terell Ephron, identified himself as the individual Rocky shot in Hollywood on November 6, 2021. He is now planning to sue the Harlem rapper over the incident. In a […]

Courtesy of Global Citizen The annual Global Citizen Festival is back again, and this time around, its organizers are doing it big. In honor of the event’s 10-year anniversary, there will be two big shows: one in the usual location of New York City’s Central Park and the other in Accra, Ghana. The New York […]

Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images for BET Halle Bailey has put in work behind the scenes and she’s ready for the world to see it all. In an interview with Variety, she opened up about her barrier-breaking role as Ariel in the forthcoming film version of the Broadway musical The Little Mermaid.  News of a Black Ariel was initially […]


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