Arts & Entertainment


D’Angelo to reissue ‘Brown Sugar’

Soul phenomenon D’Angelo found himself honored as an esteemed R&B musician with four Grammy nominations after the debut of his breakout album, “Brown Sugar” in 1995.

Tracy Morgan on return to TV after accident: 'Thank God'

Tracy Morgan returns to scripted comedy in "The Last O.G," but the actor feels a lot has changed since he was last on the small screen -- mainly himself.

Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ delves into the bloodshed of the 1967 Detroit riot

Director Kathryn Bigelow delves into re-telling the facts around the grisly acts of police brutality committed against African-Americans in 1967 at the Algiers Motel during one of the most violent riots in Detroit’s history.

Davido brings spectacular Afrobeat performance to Manhattan

Afrobeat fans from all over the tristate area descended on Times Square Saturday night to see international superstar David Adedeji Adeleke.

Kendrick Lamar brings DAMN Tour 2017 to Brooklyn

It could have been nothing but Maad City in Brooklyn this past weekend, but Kendrick Lamar knew exactly how to keep the crowd hyped.

United Volta Association exhibits rich African culture in Harlem concert

A New York City-based African nonprofit socio-cultural organization known as the United Volta Association Inc., popularly referred as UVA, in conjunction with the African Studies faculty of Binghamton University, put up a splendid performance to mesmerize the audience gathered at ...

Frank Ocean performs in US for first time since 2014

The experimental R&B musician Frank Ocean has struggled with the limelight since the success of his debut album, “Channel Orange,” which was released in 2012.

Kendrick Lamar leads with the most MTV VMA nominations

MTV announced the nominations for the 2017 Video Music Awards on Tuesday via Instagram, and rapper Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with the most nominations for his video "Humble."

New York was 'On Ten' at 'Wild 'N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop'

MTV hosted another "Wild 'N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop" pop-up in New York on Sunday at Well Connected Barbershop in Manhattan's Lower East Side.

Kevin Hart denies cheating reports

Kevin Hart is laughing off reports that he's been unfaithful to his pregnant wife.

90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper concert

More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said.

Seven steps to planning the perfect trip

Sometimes the hardest part about taking a vacation is actually planning the trip. It can be hard to figure out where to start or who to ask for help.

Milestone Films restores two tap dance classics in time for NYC’s Tap Week

If filmmaker George Nierenberg had it his way, legendary disco club Studio 54 would have featured tap-dancing feet instead of gyrating hips.

Hip-hop more popular than rock music in the U.S.

Nielsen’s worldwide consumer report has just released its annual midyear report on the entertainment industry. Within the findings, hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar’s album, “DAMN,” is one of the biggest albums of 2017. But that is not the most important piece ...

New allegations of R. Kelly’s sexual misconduct surface

The exposing of R&B star’s R. Kelly’s (Robert Sylvester Kelly) sexual misconduct toward underage girls goes back nearly 20 years and was spearheaded by a couple of Chicago Sun-Times journalists, Jim DeRogatis and Abdon Pallasch Dec. 21, 2000