'This Is America' seals Glover's rep as protest artist

It's been called a moving testament to modern times and an unflinching exploration of the wretched past experienced by African-Americans.

Judge orders Jay-Z to face SEC questions in financial probe

Jay-Z's busy schedule as he prepares for global tour got a little busier Tuesday when a New York judge said he must spend a day answering questions from the Securities and Exchange Commission in a financial probe of a company ...

'Avengers: Infinity War' scores second best weekend 2 ever

After breaking opening weekend records, "Avengers: Infinity War" continued to dominate in its second weekend in theaters, but alternative programming like the romantic comedy "Overboard" also found an audience in what has historically been considered the "official" kick-off to the ...

Man charged with trying to extort Kevin Hart with video

A man was charged Wednesday with trying to extort money from Kevin Hart by threatening to release video he secretly shot of the actor and comedian with a woman in Las Vegas.

West's wild words stir again: Kanye calls slavery a 'choice'

Kanye West has wasted no time causing another stir, calling American slavery "a choice."

Time's Up takes aim at R. Kelly over sex misconduct claims

The Time's Up campaign is taking aim at R. Kelly over allegations he has sexually abused women.

Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

Trump-West 2020? In a moment that seemed to encapsulate 2018's social media-driven blurring of celebrity and politics, President Donald Trump tweeted his thanks to rap superstar Kanye West on Wednesday for his recent and perhaps unexpected online support.

WURD radio announces morning show change

WURD Radio, the only African American owned and operated talk radio station in Pennsylvania, and one of a few in the country, announced that Chris “Flood the Drummer” Norris and Ikey Raw will no longer be hosting the morning drive-time ...


Tamar Braxton is not her hair and she proved it by shaving it all off.

Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

British theater critics on Wednesday praised a new stage musical about the life of Tina Turner — one that also has the approval of the star herself.

Prosecutor: Prince thought he was taking common painkiller

Prince thought he was taking a common painkiller but instead ingested a counterfeit pill containing the dangerously powerful drug fentanyl, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday as he announced that no charges would be filed in the musician's death.

Beyonce gives $100,000 to 4 historically black schools

Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges during her groundbreaking Coachella performance, and now the singer is donating $100,000 to four black universities.

Commercial and critical darling Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music Monday, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize.

Bon Jovi, Nina Simone, Moody Blues make it into Rock Hall

Bon Jovi reunited onstage with former members for a powerful performance celebrating its admission into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and the late icon Nina Simone was welcomed to the prestigious music club with show-stopping performances from Lauryn ...

Beyonce makes history at Coachella

After postponing her 2017 headlining gig at Coachella due to her pregnancy with twins, Beyonce more than made it up to fans on Saturday night when she closed out the festival in Indio, Calif., with a history-making performance that reunited ...