‘Def Comedy Jam’ celebrates 25 years with Netflix special

Some of the biggest names in comedy will come together for one night to celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Russell Simmon’s Def Comedy Jam.”

Sanaa Lathan’s shaved head causes buzz

Sanaa Lathan took a sharp pair of clippers to her hair recently. The star revealed her newly shorn look on Instagram and fans went into a frenzy – speculating on why the beautiful actress would cut off her crowning glory.

Rihanna debuts Fenty Beauty

Rihanna made history when she became the first black woman to front a Dior fashion campaign in 2015. Now, the Barbadian-born singer/songwriter has dipped a well-manicured finger into the beauty business with the launch of her cosmetics company, Fenty Beauty, ...

Tamron Hall, Will Smith, Gabrielle Union and more in BUZZ

Could Tamron Hall become the next Oprah Winfrey?

Is Tichina Arnold ready to give up acting for music?

With roles on the hit Starz comedy “Survivor’s Remorse” and VH1’s “Daytime Divas,” Tichina Arnold’s plate is pretty full. But, the busy actress, best-known for her role as Pamela James on the groundbreaking comedy “Martin,” is ready to make time ...

Comedian, activist Dick Gregory dead at 84

Dick Gregory, who used his uncanny wit and sharp humor to crusade for human and civil rights, died Saturday in Washington, D.C. He was 84.

Evelyn Lozada calls off wedding, keeping $1.4M ring

“Basketball Wives” star Evelyn Lozada may have called off her wedding to former Major League Baseball star Carl Crawford, but she said she is keeping her engagement ring.

‘Whose Streets’ reveals daunting truths about Ferguson

It was the tragic death of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown on August 9, 2014 that rocked the nation and gave rise to one of the most relentless protests of our time. As Brown laid lifeless in a pool of ...

Sonequa Martin-Green makes Star Trek history, shuts down haters

Sonequa Martin-Green will play the lead role in CBS’s new series “Star Trek: Discovery,” making her the first African-American female lead in the Star Trek franchise and the actress does not take the role lightly.

Film Review: Detroit

“Detroit” tells a story of racial injustice and police brutality, based on fact, which is easy enough to believe and has parallels with today’s problems with police criminality and impunity.

Tiffany Haddish, Tracy Morgan team up for new TBS comedy

Tiffany Haddish is on a roll. Fresh off of the box office success of “Girls Trip,” the film’s breakout star is preparing for a new role on the small screen. The comedian is joining forces with Tracy Morgan for the ...

R. Kelly denies being a cult leader, sexual misconduct

Singer R. Kelly, 50, denied allegations that he is a cult leader and that he is using women as sex slaves.

Girl Trip is hilarious, bawdy

This hilarious and relentlessly bawdy take on a girls’ weekend reunion in New Orleans is following in the footsteps of some very popular female-appeal movies like “Sex In the City” and “Bridesmaids.” But “Girls Trip” is not a copycat. It’s ...

Mel B ordered to pay spousal support to estranged husband

Despite the shocking claims of physical and emotional abuse inflicted by her husband, Melanie “Mel B” Brown has been ordered to pay spousal support to Stephen Belafonte.

Ava DuVernay brings ‘The Central Park Five’ to Netflix

Director Ava DuVernay has signed on to bring the story of five Black teenagers accused of raping a white woman in New York’s Central Park to Netflix.