The name Idia (EYE-dee-ah), might be new to many but her last name may ring a bell. Idia is the daughter of legendary producer and songwriter, Kenny Gamble and veteran artist developer and journalist Dyana Williams.
Drake has officially dethroned Madonna, thanks to a little help from DJ Khaled.
What a week for Tamar Braxton. Late last week news broke the singer/reality star attempted suicide. It was possibly tied to problems she was having with her network and her new reality show. WEtv, which airs “Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life!,” was not seeing eye-to-eye with Braxton on the show. I…
Drive-in concerts are arriving in Philadelphia to fill the gaping hole where live events used to be, before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down everything.
NEW YORK — Nicki Minaj has a new release coming soon: her first child.
The fallout continues for the Red Table Talk heard around the world. More than 15 million people have tuned in and the keyword is entanglement. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith did take to the Red Table, and Jada confessed to an “entanglement” with singer August Alsina. It happened after sh…
NEW YORK — Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) was awarded the Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Production and Continued Advocacy on Behalf of Black Artists during the 65th Annual Obie Award ceremony earlier this week , marking its first Obie win.
As dusk was falling in West Philadelphia Wednesday evening, about two-dozen string musicians congregated in Malcolm X Park, taking their violins, violas and cellos out of their cases, setting up music stands, and lighting votive candles.
Tina Turner to release ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It?’ remix
LOS ANGELES — Michelle Obama will let her own voice be heard on a new podcast.
Iconic Grammy and American Music Award winner Stephanie Mills is unapologetically pro-Black. On her social media pages, she often sends shoutouts to “talented Black men” and “Black Queens.” She observed Black Out Day and Juneteenth.
LOS ANGELES — The King of Pop is joining The Boss and Old Blue Eyes on SiriusXM satellite radio.
The singer Lady A is pushing back against a suit from the band Lady A.
Listening to his big, booming baritone voice, it’s hard to imagine Keith Spencer doing anything else but singing.
Late rapper Juice WRLD's hotly anticipated posthumous album "Legends Never Die" dropped Friday, prompting reports from fans that interest in the release caused his Spotify page to temporarily crash.
Halle Berry apologizes for considering a transgender role
To find a way to put on a live performance during a global pandemic, the Wilma Theater is taking cues from centuries ago.
When a hip-hop musical chronicling the life of a Treasury secretary made its way uptown to Broadway in 2015, a fair number of the faces onstage were still relatively unknown.
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
LOS ANGELES — The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide protests.
Music and video streaming service Apple Music has launched a new artist discovery program in Africa called Africa Rising.
The Philadelphia Theatre Company is hiring a resident artist to help deepen the diversity of its future programming.
Terell Stafford was once hailed by piano legend McCoy Tyner as “one of the great players of our time and a fabulous trumpet player.”