In commemoration of the 157th anniversary of Juneteenth, CNN and Live Nation Urban are looking to celebrate in a big way. “Juneteenth: A Global Celebration for Freedom” is going to air on CNN during the channel’s primetime slot this year. The live concert is going to showcase an all-star cast of Black talent for its […]

Anita Baker is one of R&B’s most prolific artists of all time. She like many other artists of her generation and before, released most of their music under record deal contracts that were mostly unfavorable to the artist making the art. Many Black artists like Prince, George Clinton and Frank Ocean have fought record labels […]

On May 20th, family and friends celebrated Notorious B.I.G.’s 50th birthday at Guastavino’s in NYC. Those in attendance included B.I.G.’s mother Voletta Wallace, his kids T’yanna and CJ Wallace, and the evening’s host Lil’ Kim. Fellow friends Lil’ Cease, members of Junior M.A.F.I.A., Havoc, Sway, Smif-N-Wessun, and others had to come out to the star-studded […]

Little Richard: I Am Everything has just been put into commission by the two media giants.

Jussie Smollett served six days of his 150-day sentencing before the Smollett family posted a whopping $150,000 individual bond for his release. Since the release, his attorneys have been in talks with higher courts to overturn his conviction. As of Friday, Jussie has further taken matters into his own hands to clear his name and […]

On Sunday, at the 64th Annual Grammys, representatives from Philadelphia were collecting their things and going home with a smile. Jazmine Sullivan has been nominated for a Grammy 12 times prior to Sunday’s proceedings. The singer/songwriter phenom was nominated for Best R&B Performance and Best R&B song for “Pick Up Your Feelings”. She was also […]

A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg died on March 22nd, 2016. He suffered years of battling diabetes and died shortly before ATCQ’s come back and final album, We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service. Their first album in an 18-year absence was only titled that way because Phife liked it, fellow ATCQ member […]

The 45-year-old “King of Reggaetón” is calling it quits after 32 years of making music. Daddy Yankee released a short video on all of his social media accounts explaining the decision to make his next ride his last. Yankee speaks in Spanish throughout the duration of the video and keeps it candid with himself and […]

In the aftermath of Prince’s death back in 2016, the control inside Prince’s estate has been shuffled in the last few years. Duties were first assigned to family members in Prince’s life, which included his six siblings. Three of the youngest siblings later saw that their responsibilities with Prince’s work shouldn’t be all on their […]

The Godfather of Soul’s legacy can never be forgotten. James Brown: Say it Loud will be the latest television event to showcase the soul legend’s life within and outside of music. The Roots bandmates Questlove and Black Thought are executive producers of the docuseries along with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. The show is expected […]