Influential filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, whom many consider the godfather of modern Black cinema, has died at age 89. On behalf of his family, The Criterion Collection and Janus Films confirmed his passing in a statement posted Wednesday.
Saweetie has been on a roll this past month with several endorsements, and now the "Icy Girl" is starring in a sexy new show on Netflix. The "Icy Girl" will host Sex: Unzipped, a new comedy special focused on sex positivity, premiering October 26. Saweetie will be joined... Read More.
The Weeknd is being accusing of stealing music for one of his biggest hits. The three-time Grammy winner is being sued for allegedly plagiarizing another song for his 2018 triple-platinum single, "Call Out My Name." Songwriters Suniel Fox and Henry Strange filed a copyright lawsuit claiming that the hit lifted elements... Read More.
50 Cent and Snoop Dogg are blasting the Emmy Awards after no Black actors won in the major categories. Following Sunday night's show, Variety's headline read: "#EmmysSoWhite: No Actors of Color Win Despite Record Nominee Lineup." Fiddy posted a screenshot of the Variety article and commented on
A Los Angeles judge has ordered Dr. Dre to fork over an additional $1.5 million in legal fees to his ex-wife, Nicole Young, in their ongoing divorce battle. The judge estimated that Nicole’s reasonable legal fees in the case through July 2 should total $3... Read More.
Rihanna is prepping for her Savage X Fenty Vol. 3 show, which will stream on Amazon this Friday. And the superstar, who recently reached billionaire status thanks to her Fenty brand, says no matter what she does, she likes to stay humble.
Demetrius "Lil Meech" Flenory Jr. is literally following in his father's footsteps in the new Starz series Black Mafia Family. In the new crime drama, Flenory Jr. plays his father Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory, the eldest brother behind the Black Mafia Family, one of the most influential... Read More.
Lil Nas X's hit song "Industry Baby" as we know it features Jack Harlow, but in an alternate universe, it could have sounded a lot different. The rapper, who released his debut studio album Montero last week, hosted a Q&A session on Twitter on Tuesday and revealed... Read More.