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Larry Hulst/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesTerry Crews says he’s “famous” now, after Rick Ross mentioned him on his new single, “Pinned to the Cross.” Ross previewed the track during the Verzuz rap battle against 2 Chainz on Thursday night. Social media went crazy after Ross referred to the actor on the track as someone “who was basically bought.”  The self-made boss didn’t hold […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesChance the Rapper is one of many parents having difficult conversations with their children at home about recent happenings around the world.  The 27-year-old rapper posed with his wife, Kirsten, and their daughters — four-year-old Kensli, and Marli, who turns one this month — for the cover of Parents magazine’s September issue, in which he describes talking to his kids about racism.  “My kids are young. […]

ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty ImagesMichelle Williams clapped back at a fan for wondering why she does not appear in Beyoncé‘s Black Is King.  While there is no denying the Disney+ project was star-studded, it was one person shy of the Destiny’s Child reunion.  Many fans were left hoping when Kelly Rowland made an appearance, but Williams did not. Despite her absence, Williams […]

Courtesy of Deniece Williams Over three decades later, Deniece Williams says she feels “honored” her empowering 1984 hit “Black Butterfly” still resonates with so many in today’s climate amid Black Lives Matter protests. “I am so honored that song has had the life that it has had and that that song has such significant meaning to people then and […]

DisneyBeyoncé‘s visual album Black is King has arrived, featuring a music video for “Already” featuring Major Lazer and dancehall artist Shatta Wale.  The video is an ode to African tradition, fashion, and culture, as Beyoncé performs alongside an army of dancers, wearing dancers, wearing painted body art and unique braided hairstyles.  In the captivating video, Beyoncé is seen in various locations across the […]

DisneySet your alarm: Beyoncé‘s highly anticipated visual album, Black Is King, is on its way tonight on Disney+. Queen Bey delivered a special message to fans Thursday on ABC’s Good Morning America about the film she wrote, directed and executive-produced, inspired by the 2019 Disney film The Lion King: The Gift. “I worked with a diverse group of very gifted directors and […]

Courtesy of NetflixNetflix is continuing to bring important Black narratives to the forefront. On Wednesday, the streamer announced it had acquired the rights to seven classic Black sitcoms that will launch beginning next month. “Time to pop bottles,” Netflix tweeted, before adding the official list of shows and launch dates.  The additions include Moesha, premiering on August […]

Milan Zrnic  Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys has been tapped to executive-produce a documentary to celebrate six iconic Black female entertainers for PBS.   The documentary, titled American Masters: How It Feels to Be Free, will tell the legendary stories of some of entertainment’s leading ladies, including actresses and entertainers Cicely Tyson, Pam Grier, Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Diahann Carroll, and Nina Simone.  The doc will feature interviews and archival performances with […]

Luke GilfordLizzo has switched up her look once again by dying her her hair a gorgeous emerald green.  The “Truth Hurts” singer unveiled her new ‘do on Wednesday. True to fashion, Lizzo chose to celebrate her emerald locks by also promoting body positivity.  The 32-year-old opted to pose topless and covered her upper body in a sprinkling […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIDALDisney+ and Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment on Sunday released a new trailer and poster for Black Is King, her new film based on the music of The Lion King: The Gift. The film, which debuts July 31 on Disney+ — two weeks after the one-year anniversary of the theatrical release of Disney’s The Lion King — “reimagines the lessons from the […]


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