The music world is morning the loss of iconic Jazz musician Ramsey Lewis, who passed away today (Sept. 12) at the age of 87. The legendary Chicago pianist died peacefully in his home, as confirmed by the artist’s official Facebook page. Phillip Bailey of Earth, Wind, and Fire, who collaborated with Lewis on the 1974 hit, “Sun […]

With heavy hearts, we join a handful of reliable sources in confirming the death of Chicago jazz legend Ramsey Lewis.

Philly’s rapper PNB Rock was just shot at the iconic restaurant, Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in Los Angeles California. A video of PNB Rock lying down while gruesomely bleeding on the floor of Roscoe’s has been circulating on Twitter.  The rapper just recently posted to his Instagram stories 3 hours ago wearing a black shirt. […]

A three-year investigation from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and Attorneys General has come to a close. Electronic cigarette brand Juul has been sentenced to pay a heavy fine for marketing their products to underaged children. $438.5 million is set to be paid to 35 states and territories, including New Jersey and Delaware. The payment […]

David A. Arnold's untimely death sparked social media tributes to and condolences for the comedian who also was a successful TV screenwriter and producer. The post David Arnold Tributes Pour In After Comedian’s Untimely Death At 54 appeared first on NewsOne.

Twitter deleted a tweet from Carnegie Mellon professor Uju Anya reacting to Queen Elizabeth's dying an "excruciating death" amid an apparent effort to silence critics of a monarchy with colonial blood on its hands. The post Twitter Censors Black Professor Who Tweeted About Queen Elizabeth’s ‘Excruciating’ Death appeared first on NewsOne.

Queen Elizabeth II has passed away at 96. It’s not a stretch to say Hip-Hop isn’t into the Royals (there’s that whole colonizer situation), but somehow, Snoop Dogg once found himself on the good side of the late monarch. Earlier this year, Snoop detailed how the Queen kept him from being banned in the UK […] The post The Time The Late Queen Elizabeth II Helped Snoop Dogg Avoid UK Ban appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Nino Brown and CMB is hitting the stage! Hood classics are slowly becoming plays and fans have a lot to say about New Jack City Live on stage.

Bernard Shaw, the pioneering anchor for CNN and a trailblazer for Black journalists on television, has passed away at the age of 82. His family confirmed his death, which occurred on Wednesday at a hospital in Washington D.C. The post Pioneering Black CNN News Anchor Bernard Shaw Dies At 82
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Sherri Shepherd says that Oprah gave her great advice for the start of her new daytime talk show. The new host says she took so many notes.

Comedian David A. Arnold passed away at the age of 54 at his home “from natural causes” on Wednesday.