ACTRESS-TURNED AUTHOR TARAJI P. HENSON

ACTRESS-TURNED AUTHOR TARAJI P. HENSON

Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson is best known for playing the sassy and brassy Cookie Lyon on Fox’s Empire, but she’s channeled a less-well-known part of her life — her slow climb to the top — in a deeply personal memoir. Around the Way Girl: A Memoir is a candid and brutally honest account of her life, she explained on Good Morning America‘s Robin Roberts on Tuesday, because, “we need each other as humans. … Continue reading

Mike Colter Responds to Comments about Marriage

Mike Colter Responds to Comments about Marriage

Mike Colter, the star of Marvel’s “Luke Cage,” isn’t going to let the haters get in the way of enjoying his life, including his interracial marriage. Colter and his wife, Iva, have been happily married for 16 years, and he had words for people who criticized him for marrying a white woman: “I love my [African-American] sisters. People always go, ‘Man that’s his type.’ If somebody caught a sista walking around with a 6’7″ brother, … Continue reading

[Single] Nas ‘War’ Ft. Raye

[Single] Nas 'War' Ft. Raye

Nas delivers a powerful new protest track, “War,” featuring Raye, on the new “Birth of a Nation” soundtrack.

Marvel’s New Superhero Wears Hoodie for Trayvon

Marvel's New Superhero Wears Hoodie for Trayvon

Marvel Comics’ first Black superhero to have his own comic book title, has become the first Black superhero to lead an on-screen Marvel production. Netflix brought the world something it’s never seen on Friday [September 30], with the release of “Marvel’s Luke Cage,” 44 years after the character made history through Marvel’s 1972 print publication.  And followers of the series will note that some aspects of Cage’s identity have been modified to fit the times; namely, … Continue reading

“Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me” Trailer

Michel’le is ready to tell her story. The singer, who rose to fame in the late 1980s hip-hop world alongside N.W.A., narrates Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le, a Lifetime original movie based on her tumultuous life in and out of the limelight. Directed by Janice Cooke (One Tree Hill, UnREAL), the film follows Michel’le (played by Lincoln Heights’ Rhyon Nicole Brown) from her early days in Los Angeles to her success with N.W.A., the … Continue reading

Famed Actor Gene Wilder Dead at 83

Famed Actor Gene Wilder Dead at 83

Gene Wilder, known for his starring roles in “Willy Wonka” and “Blazing Saddles” passed away at the age of 83 due to complications Alzheimer’s disease. Wilder’s nephew confirmed the news to the Associated Press. He was diagnosed in 1999 with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, which was treated with stem cell transplants and radiation. Wilder starred alongside late actor Richard Pryor in a host of movies, including “Stir Crazy,” “See No Evil, Hear No Evil,” and “Blazing Saddles,” … Continue reading

Nick Cannon Enrolls at Howard University

Nick Cannon enrolls at Howard University

Nick Cannon is heading back to school after enrolling at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The actor, rapper and TV presenter took to Instagram on Sunday to announce his new endeavor by sharing a photo of himself posing beside a sign for the historically black college. “YOU KNOW!!!!!,” he captioned the shot, in which he was shown carrying a designer Louis Vuitton backpack. “#HU2020 My First Day as a Freshman!!! Howard University Class of 2020.” … Continue reading

Kevin Hart Marries Eniko Parrish

Kevin Hart Marries Eniko Parrish

Kevin Hart finally tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Eniko Parrish. The couple met in 2009; and they got engaged almost two years ago after Hart proposed to Parrish, whom he called his “rib” on her 30th birthday. The couple got married at a grand estate in Montecito, California, surrounded by 200 guests including friends and family. The bride wore a lace mermaid gown while Hart wore a traditional black tuxedo. Parrish changed into … Continue reading

Kevin Hart Getting Married On Monday

Kevin Hart Getting Married On Monday

Kevin Hart is about to tie the knot. The comedian is marrying fiancé Eniko Parrish on Monday after a two-year engagement, he told Yahoo on Friday. Hart proposed to Parrish on her 30th birthday back in August 2014 when he asked the 31-year-old to be his bride. Hart, 37, previously commented on his Aug. 8 wedding date when the couple first booked it. “That’s right, ladies. I’ve got to put this chocolate in the freezer,” he joked to … Continue reading

Snoop Dogg To Produce New Weed Comedy

Snoop Dogg To Produce New Weed Comedy

An upcoming marijuana comedy series is fetching the help of Snoop Dogg. The “Gin and Juice” rapper is set to executive produce and perform the theme song for a new MTV show called “Mary + Jane,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The hip-hop icon will also guest star at some point in the first season of the show, though network execs say he won’t play himself. “You don’t know when he’s going to appear,” executive … Continue reading