Category: Hip Hop and RnB

The cast of “Bobbi Kristina” says the film comes from “a place of love and respect”

The cast of “Bobbi Kristina” says the film comes from “a place of love and respect”

Cast of “Bobbi Kristina”; Photo Courtesy of TVOne It’s only been two short years since the untimely death of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown‘s daughter, Bobbi Kristina. Sunday, TV One will attempt to bring her tumultuous story to life with their original movie, Bobbi Kristina. While the film’s expected to honor Bobbi Kristina’s legacy, it’s come under intense criticism from Bobby Brown. […]

Lionel Richie to receive Recording Artists Inspiration Award

Lionel Richie to receive Recording Artists Inspiration Award

Randy HolmesLionel Richie is having a moment.  He was just confirmed as one of the new judges on ABC’s reboot of American Idol, and now he’ll be receiving a prestigious award from the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, which provides assistance and education to actors, singers and other performers. Lionel will be presented with the Recording Artists Inspiration […]

Jill Scott heats up CW's “Black Lightning” as Lady Eve

Jill Scott heats up CW's “Black Lightning” as Lady Eve

ABC/Randy HolmesFour-time Grammy-winner Jill Scott is set to show off her villainous side in the forthcoming CW series Black Lighting. According to Billboard, Scott is set to play Lady Eve, a D.C. villain who becomes an adversary of the masked vigilante Black Lightning. The new series, which is based on D.C. Comics characters, stars Cress Williams as Black Lightning.   He’s […]

Paris Jackson makes “People”'s 2017 Ones to Watch list

Paris Jackson makes “People”'s 2017 Ones to Watch list

Paul Archuleta/FilmMagicParis Jackson‘s resume includes landing on the covers of Rolling Stone and Vogue Australia, scoring a role in Lee Daniels‘ hit TV show Star and being named the ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. Now, she’s scored a spot on People magazine’s Ones to Watch 2017 list. Dubbed “The Legacy,” the 19-year-old daughter of late icon Michael Jackson tells People that she“realized it would be a shame […]

Tyrese blames The Rock for delaying the Fast and Furious sequel

Tyrese blames The Rock for delaying the Fast and Furious sequel

ABC/Jeff NeiraTyrese Gibson is calling out his Fast and Furious co-star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for delaying the franchise’s upcoming installment and “making [it] all about” him. After Universal Pictures postponed the release date of Fast and Furious 9 from April 2019 to April 2020, Gibson suggested in an online post that the film’s delay was a result of Johnson’s potential Furiousspinoff, focusing […]

On “The Real,” Tina Campbell responds to backlash over her vote for Donald Trump

On “The Real,” Tina Campbell responds to backlash over her vote for Donald Trump

ABC/Ida Mae AstuteGospel singer Tina Campbell continues to backlash from fans thanks to a recent interview with The Root in which she explains why she voted for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton.   She addressed the issue again on Thursday’s episode of The Real. As previously reported, Tina’s sister Erica Campbell came to her defense on social media recently, telling fans to refer back to […]

Nick Cannon refuses to apologize to Catholic university that found his comedy routine offensive

Nick Cannon refuses to apologize to Catholic university that found his comedy routine offensive

ABC RadioNick Cannon says he’s not apologizing to a Catholic university in New Jersey after school officials called his comedy routine offensive. Cannon, who preformed over the weekend as part of Georgian Court University’s homecoming festivities, tweeted University President Joseph R. Marbach‘s email that went out to staff and students about Cannon’s performance. “I want to acknowledge out profound disappointment […]

It's really happening: Tank and Leela James announce Savage x The Soul tour

It's really happening: Tank and Leela James announce Savage x The Soul tour

Tank; Taj StansberryTank and Leela James are teaming up for a savage and soulful tour experience.  The two are co-headlining the newly announced Savage x The Soul Tour, which kicks off November 13 at the Playstation Theater in New York City.  Other stops are planned in cities like Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Memphis, Los Angeles and […]

LL Cool J, Nina Simone, Rufus with Chaka Khan, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Meters among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees

LL Cool J, Nina Simone, Rufus with Chaka Khan, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Meters among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Courtesy Rock and Roll Hall of FameThe nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 2018 class have been revealed.   LL Cool J, Nina Simone, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and The Meters are all included on the list of 19 artists.   Simone and Tharpe appear on the nomination ballot for the first time.  Rage Against the […]

Chrissy Teigen says she and hubby John Legend are planning baby number two

Chrissy Teigen says she and hubby John Legend are planning baby number two

ABC/Tyler GoldenChrissy Teigen isn’t one to hold back when it comes to sharing about her personal life with hubby John Legend.   In the November issue of InStyle, the model reveals that the couple is trying for baby number two via in-vitro fertilization, which is also how their daughter Luna was conceived. “The first little girl didn’t work, and then the […]