This week, Philadelphia is hosting the annual International Association of Blacks in Dance conference and festival, a five-day gathering of African American dance companies and Black companies from around the world.
Oprah Winfrey stands down! The Mighty O is no longer apart of the documentary in which the sexual misconduct accusations against Russell Simmons would be featured. Winfrey is currently on her 2020 Vision tour, but issued a statement that she and the documentary producers were too far apart i…
NEW YORK — It's one sweet day for Mariah Carey: the pop diva, who has co-written 18 of her 19 No. 1 hit songs, will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
NEW YORK — Gloria Gaynor sees the hand of God in every aspect of her life, particularly when it comes to the tune that may be the most famous disco song every created.
WURD radio announces programming lineup changes
NEW YORK — Posthumous inductees Whitney Houston and The Notorious B.I.G. will lead a new class into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, joined by Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers, Nine Inch Nails and T-Rex.
It was his mother who first introduced him to the dance. But the little 5-year-old absolutely hated it.
MILAN — Milan Fashion Week opened Friday on a festive note, with Sister Sledge dressed in shimmering jumpsuits belting out their hit “We Are Family” to fete Canadian twins for the 25th anniversary of their Made-in-Italy brand.
The upcoming "No Time To Die" needs a killer theme song, and who better than Beyoncé to sing it?
John Legend, H.E.R. to perform at Prince tribute concert
No Oscar host for the Academy Awards in 2020. Last year, the plan was to have Kevin Hart. This fell through after some tweets from Hart years back about homosexuality were revealed and republished by the media. Hart apologized, but stepped down as Oscar host as not to be a distraction. And t…
NEW YORK — John Legend, Foo Fighters, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, H.E.R. and Earth, Wind & Fire are set to perform at a Prince tribute concert this month.
NEW ORLEANS — Ellis Marsalis, a New Orleans musical legend and patriarch of one of the most famous jazz families, is taking a retirement — of sorts.
Once again, a wax figure of a celebrity at Madame Tussauds is being roasted online. This time, it's the figure of Nicki Minaj at the Tussauds museum in Berlin.
Lizzo took a break from performing in Australia to help those affected by deadly wildfires there.
Nashville, Tenn. — After dominating 2019, singer-rapper Lizzo will be the first female act to headline the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this June. Tool and Tame Impala will also headline the four-day festival.
Grammy award-winning rapper, Ludacris is kicking off the new year with dual citizenship.
Lizzo is out, y'all.
MIAMI — Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby was arrested on a battery charge Thursday night in Miami after arguing with a music promoter over payment for a performance, Miami police said in an arrest warrant.
Jussie Smollett has gone from victim to alleged perpetrator to civil defendant and plaintiff. The Empire actor was arrested and charged with felony disorderly conduct. Chicago police says that Smollett paid two men, Olabinjo Osundairo and Abimbola Osundairo, to help orchestrate a fake attack…
Octavia Spencer, Kerry Washington among Golden Globe presenters
As Lizzo would put it: It ain't his fault that he's out here makin' news.
Lizzo is slamming a doctor who said she's only popular because she's overweight.
Drake opens up about feuds with Pusha T, Kanye
Record ratings for the Eddie Murphy hosted Saturday Night Live, but did it reignite the feud between Murphy and Bill Cosby?!!! The highest ratings in two and a half years for SNL, and between the show’s streaming and YouTube clips, millions more are also watching. Murphy joked it was probabl…