Award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo celebrates 31st Birthday

Tony, Grammy and Emmy award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo celebrated her 31st birthday Jan. 8

JAY-Z pens essay on Meek Mill imprisonment

There has been dissonance in the music community as fans and community members follow news of the incarceration of rapper Meek Mill.

FBI reportedly investigates Meek Mill judge

Rapper Meek Mill was recently sentenced to prison for two to four years for violating probation. Variety reported, “Common Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley cited a failed drug test and unapproved travel, stemming from a 2008 drug and gun ...

Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty valued at $72 million in first month

R&B pop star turned business executive Rihanna has quickly found herself on another pillar of success after the official launch of her makeup line, Fenty Beauty.

Women of color weigh in on R. Kelly and Weinstein

The newest account in the two-decade history of sexual abuse allegations against R&B musician and producer R. Kelly was made by former Dallas radio DJ, Kitti Jones, in a lengthy article.

Beyoncé joins cast of Disney's live-action 'Lion King'

Queen Bey has joined "The Lion King."

Wendy Williams talks about ‘really scary’ moment she fainted during live show

Wendy Williams apparently fainted during a live taping of The Wendy Williams Show on Tuesday.

No, Janet Jackson isn't banned from the Super Bowl

People of the world today, worry not: The NFL says Janet Jackson is not banned from the Super Bowl.

Snoop Dogg targets Trump as hip-hop's presidential onslaught continues

Hip-hop is going hard at President Donald Trump, and Snoop Dogg is the latest rapper to step into the ring.

Lupita Nyong'o shares Weinstein story, hopes to end 'conspiracy of silence'

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has a Harvey Weinstein story, too. And she's sharing it in hopes of doing her part to end what she calls in a New York Times op-ed a "conspiracy of silence."

Common becomes first rapper to win Oscar, Grammy and Emmy

Common has come a long way from his early days of rhyming in Chicago in the 90s.

Culture icon Carmen de Lavallade bows out of White House reception

Carmen de Lavallade, the 86-year-old dancer, choreographer and actress being honored by the Kennedy Center in December, recently announced that she will not attend the White House reception.

Community Calendar August 10 - August 16

The legendary Stevie Wonder is one of the headliners at the Sept. 23 Global Citizen Festival, the annual concert in Central Park blending music and social activism, joined by Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day, Alessia Cara and a blend ...

Suge Knight accused of threatening 'Straight Outta Compton' director

Former rap mogul Suge Knight is in trouble again with the law.

Nia Long joins ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’

The United Negro College Fund’s “A Mind Is...” Summer Benefit’s two-day Hamptons, N.Y. extravaganza will take place Aug. 5 and Aug. 6.