Prince's last days: Health scares, thrilling shows, purple pianos

At the height of his stardom in the 1980s and '90s, Prince was ubiquitous, a marquee star who sold out stadiums, stole the silver screen and slayed fans with his bare-chested sass and sexuality.

Obama mourns 'creative icon' Prince

President Barack Obama called Prince a "creative icon" with a strong spirit as he offered prayers after the musician's unexpected death Thursday.

Looking back on the life of Prince

Here is a look at the life of Prince, a multitalented entertainer famed for his eclectic sound, glittery wardrobe and provocative lyrics.

Lawmakers mourn, remember music icon Prince

Governors, senators and other politicians took to social media Thursday to express their grief following the death of music icon Prince.

'This is what it sounds like doves cry' -- celebs pay tribute to Prince

Within minutes, Prince's profile picture on Twitter changed to remove his trademark glasses and reveal his third eye. It was a fitting symbol as expressions of grief and tributes reverberated through the Twitterverse.

Aretha Franklin hosts 74th birthday celebration

Aretha Franklin celebrated her birthday in style Thursday at a star-studded affair at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Manhattan.

Eve cuts it up in ‘Barbershop: The Next Cut’

She’s baaack! It’s been 10 years, but the fast-talking, hair-cutting, weave-weavers at Calvin Barbershop are back with full comedic force.

The empire of Ice Cube

The new comedy “Barbershop: The Next Cut” opens April 15 and features Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Eve and Oscar winner Common.

Of course Black girls rock, and always have!

BET showcased Black excellence to women of all ages with their empowering award show, 'Black Girls Rock!'

Janet Jackson postpones tour for family planning

Could Janet Jackson be incubating a new generation of the Jackson 5?

'Fresh Prince's' Tatyana Ali reveals she's pregnant and engaged

Fans may still remember Tatyana Ali as little cousin Ashley on "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," but she is all grown up now.

BET, Arsenio honor Black notables

Black excellence was honored and celebrated by BET Networks and host Arsenio Hall at the taping of the 2016 BET Honors at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. this past weekend.

Children’s Defense Fund raises $1 million, celebrates students who have overcome adversity

Over 275 guests came out to celebrate the achievements of five local high schools at the Children's Defense Fund-New York annual "Beat the Odds Gala," in New York City.

Drugs, water immersion led to Bobbi Kristina Brown's death

Bobbi Kristina Brown died last year of complications resulting from drug intoxication and immersion in water, the Fulton County, Georgia, medical examiner said Friday morning.

'Broke' 50 Cent ordered to court after flashing cash online

The rapper "50 Cent" is heading to court to explain why he's declaring bankruptcy -- while posting pictures of himself surrounded by cash on Instagram.