The older you get, the fewer firsts you have to experience. Broadway actress and singer Jennifer Holliday is celebrating a milestone birthday with a new experience. The “Dreamgirls” star, who turns 60 on Monday, is putting on her first virtual concert, on her birthday.

“Coming 2 America,” sequel to Eddie Murphy‘s 1988 “Coming to America,” just made a big money windfall. But you’re saying it hasn’t been in the movies yet, so how could this be? In an epic deal, Paramount Pictures sold the movie to Amazon. Remember, this is a highly anticipated movie shot at …

NEW YORK — Grammy-nominated gifted lyricist Rapsody has written "maybe 15 verses this year to reflect the times" — as she put it — about the Black experience. So when Disney asked the rapper to pen a new tune for a new EP honoring Black lives and social justice, she thought to herself: "How …

Gilbert Scott-Heron, African-American musician and jazz poet, known for his famous song “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” first recorded in 1971, is being honored at the Black Writers Museum during October.

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RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Before clicking the Instagram video, the sight intrigued most. Sarah Palafox, a Black woman, held an iPhone while standing in front of mariachis. When users turned on the volume, they heard a woman belting out a heartbreak interpretation of Jenni Rivera’s “Que Me Vas A Dar…

Vanessa Bryant is suing the L.A. County’s Sheriff’s Department. When her husband, NBA Legend Kobe Bryant, their daughter, Gianna Gigi Bryant, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash earlier this year, people were taking pictures and officials in the sheriff’s department were shari…

An ‘80s pop queen is finally telling her own story. Madonna has outlasted so many men and women in her almost 40 years as a performer. Now I don’t know what’s going on with her today with the grill and the fake teeth, but she is still a legend. The “Material Girl” is going to co-write and di…

Sometime in 2022, the seventh floor of Arthaus on South Broad Street will house the luxury residential building’s indoor swimming pool and hot tub, but right now it’s a bare concrete floor littered with construction materials. It doesn’t have walls yet, or windows. A tasseled fringe of steel…

Tamar Braxton: so what’s her status now? 2020 has seen the reality star and singer go through a reported suicide attempt. Braxton was found unresponsive in her hotel room back in July. She took to social media some days later to describe the pain she was in from the last 11 years of working …

Chadwick Boseman has died and a tribute to the actor is People magazine’s cover story this week. Boseman died late last week of colon cancer after a four-year battle with the disease. His Black Panther director and co-writer, Ryan Coogler, confirmed this means Boseman had the disease the ent…

If the Black Lives Matter movement has an anthem, it’s probably Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright.” Five years after its release, it’s still chanted en masse by demonstrators and blasted from car stereos at protests, fluttering in the air like a liberation flag.

The MTV Video Music Awards got a little creative trying to put on a somewhat live awards show from New York City in the middle of a pandemic. Sunday's show included performances with mask-wearing artists and fans and artists dancing in front the backdrop of the city's skyscrapers. But amid t…

The very popular online and TV franchise TMZ is under fire for accusations of sexism. A former staffer, Bernadette Zillo, has filed suit against TMZ and TooFab’s parent studio, Warner Bros., and has named TMZ honcho Harvey Levin as well as two TooFab executives in a lawsuit alleging gender d…