Taylor Hill/WireImage Following his 2015 hit “Classic Man,” Jidenna became known for his gentleman aesthetic with his comb-over hairstyle and three-piece suits, as well as delivering messages about Pan-Africanism. The Nigerian-American artist recently dropped his latest single, “Black Magic Hour“— a mere taste of his upcoming compilation album, African On All Sides. The visual gave viewers an in-depth look at the […]

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for DisneyWhen tributes from fans and fellow stars began flooding the Internet after the death Friday of Chadwick Boseman, one name was noticeably absent: his Black Panther co-star, Michael B. Jordan.  Entertainment Tonight is reporting that Jordan is “struggling” with the news, with a source telling the news outlet that Jordan’s “silence is his pain.” Jordan was reportedly […]

Marvel StudiosThe world continues to mourn the devastating loss of Chadwick Boseman, who died at age 43 after a silent four-year battle with colon cancer.  Hollywood’s greatest extensively honored the Black Panther star over the weekend, however, one of the most profound tributes came from Ryan Coogler, the director of Black Panther. Coogler, writing on the official Marvel webpage, penned a long and emotional […]

Courtesy PhotoOn his new album, Restoration, Lecrae is all about growth and fresh perspectives about faith, life, and love, among other topics.  The Grammy-winning musician says he’s grateful for “Black Twitter,” which often holds him accountable for his unapologetic views about racism, injustice, and other topics regarding the Church.  “I’m grateful for Black Twitter because Black Twitter will hold your feet […]

Marvel StudiosActor Chadwick Boseman, who rose to screen prominence as the star of Black Panther, has died. The 43-year-old actor, who before he donned the vibranium suit of Black Panther, earned raves for playing James Brown in Get On Up, Jackie Robinson in 42, and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in the biopic Marshall, had colon cancer, according to a post to his official Twitter account. His publicist confirmed […]

Paras Griffin/Getty ImagesNas celebrates Black empowerment in his new video for “Ultra Black,” from his latest album, King’s Disease. The video features nostalgic scenes of grandmothers cooking in the kitchen, family bonding, Black men embracing fatherhood, and Black girls and boys smiling with joy. Hit-Boy, the song’s producer, also makes a cameo appearance in the Spike Jordan-directed video, along […]

Courtesy PhotoLegendary emcee Black Thought has delivered his new single, “Good Morning,” featuring Pusha T,Killer Mike, and Swizz Beatz. The Roots frontman set with the tone with a lyrically vicious verse about his hometown in Philadelphia. “Yo I’m from the home of the ghost-es, water plugs, and wokeness/ Water bugs and roaches, drugs and overdoses/ How do you approach this? […]

ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Katt Williams is sharing his thoughts about 2020.   In a video posted on Sunday by the clothing brand Supreme, the comedian delivers his set to an empty stage and addresses the many controversies of today’s society starting with President Donald Trump.  “Right now, we have a perfectly suitable clown running the free world,” […]

Noam Galai/WireImageNas is giving fans something to talk about with the forthcoming release of his new album King’s Disease, set to arrive on August 21. In an Instagram post on Thursday night, Nas shared a teaser for his new Hit-Boy produced single “Ultra Black.” On the record he raps, “We going Ultra Black/ Unapologetically Black/The […]

Photo credit: Dante MarshallTrey Songz latest ballad, “Circles,” has apparently got fans in their feelings. In a new Instagram post, Trey shared the trailer of his new video for “Circles,” explaining that the song is “centered… around black love and some of [the] circles we go through in relationships.” While most fans seemed to love […]

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