50 Cent and Mona Scott-Young Team Up To Produce ‘Hip Hop Homicides’

KRS-One once rapped, “If you want to get away with murder, kill a rapper.” With that sentiment, several popular Hip-Hop artists have been murdered over the years and the killers have been elusive as the killings have remained unsolved. Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. come to mind. Now, rapper and entertainment executive Curtis “50 Cent”… Continue reading 50 Cent and Mona Scott-Young Team Up To Produce ‘Hip Hop Homicides’

Serena Williams Joins Blockchain Company Sorare to Assist in the World of Sports

Serena Williams Joins Sorare to Assist in the World of Sports Tennis champion Serena Williams continues to make moves off the tennis court to solidify her business portfolio. Sorare has just announced that the popular tennis player has joined the company as a Board Advisor. Sorare is a blockchain fantasy football game that runs on… Continue reading Serena Williams Joins Blockchain Company Sorare to Assist in the World of Sports

Jay-Z and Meek Mill Lead the Charge to Urge New York Lawmakers to Limit Using Rap Lyrics Against Artists in Criminal Cases

Jay-Z and Meek Mill Lead the Charge to Urge New York Lawmakers to Limit Using Rap Lyrics Against Artists in Criminal Cases Jay-Z and Meek Mill, possibly the biggest proponents of Hip-Hop against archaic criminal laws that penalize mostly people of color, are among other artists and celebrities who are urging New York lawmakers to… Continue reading Jay-Z and Meek Mill Lead the Charge to Urge New York Lawmakers to Limit Using Rap Lyrics Against Artists in Criminal Cases

Spike Lee Will Become First Black Director to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at 2022 Directors Guild of America Awards

The accolades and acknowledgments keep coming for the New York Knicks’ biggest fan! Filmmaker and esteemed director Spike Lee has another award being bestowed upon him this year. The Directors Guild of America will be presenting the proud Brooklyn, New Yorker with the Guild’s top honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion… Continue reading Spike Lee Will Become First Black Director to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at 2022 Directors Guild of America Awards

Showtime Debuts ‘We Need To Talk About Cosby’ Trailer

Showtime Networks has released the trailer for the upcoming Bill Cosby documentary, We Need To Talk About Cosby that will debut at the end of the month on January 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. We Need To Talk About Cosby is a four-part docuseries that is directed by Emmy winner W. Kamau Bell (United Shades… Continue reading Showtime Debuts ‘We Need To Talk About Cosby’ Trailer

‘The Story Of Hip-Hop’ Will Be Told By Public Enemy’s Chuck D

One of Hip-Hop’s most recognizable voices will again use it to showcase and bring The Story Of Hip-Hop to television screens everywhere. PBS and BBC Studios have recently announced that legendary Hip-Hop artist Chuck D of the influential Hip-Hop group, Public Enemy will be bringing a new four-part series to fruition this upcoming fall. “The… Continue reading ‘The Story Of Hip-Hop’ Will Be Told By Public Enemy’s Chuck D

Grammy Awards Rescheduled for April and Relocated to Las Vegas

Earlier this month, with the rise in coronavirus cases, the Grammy Awards ceremony was postponed from the originally scheduled date of January 31. It was announced that the awards show was given another air date as well as a change in venue. On April 3, CBS and the Recording Academy have revealed that the 64th… Continue reading Grammy Awards Rescheduled for April and Relocated to Las Vegas

Gunna’s Album DS4EVER Debuts at #1

Gunna’s Album DS4EVER Debuts at #1 GUNNA’S HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED ALBUM DS4EVER DEBUTS #1 ON THE BILLBOARD 200 LISTEN TO THE ALBUM HERE + AMASSING OVER 193.5 MILLION STREAMS, WITH 150,300 IN EQUIVALENT ALBUM UNITS! + THIS MARKS GUNNA’S SECOND CONSECUTIVE #1 ALBUM AND YOUNG STONER LIFE RECORDS’ FIFTH CONSECUTIVE #1 ALBUM (January 18, 2022) – GRAMMY nominated, multi-platinum rap… Continue reading Gunna’s Album DS4EVER Debuts at #1

Kerry Washington’s Simpson Street Productions Announces Audible Podcasts

Kerry Washington’s Simpson Street Productions Announces Audible Podcasts AUDIBLE ANNOUNCES THREE AUDIO ORIGINALS PRODUCED BY KERRY WASHINGTON’S SIMPSON STREET PRODUCTIONS   GREENLIT PROJECTS INCLUDE: PROPHECY, BETWEEN ME AND YOU, AND THE LAST BLACK QUEEN   WASHINGTON WILL JOIN HEAD OF AUDIBLE STUDIOS ZOLA MASHARIKI AT SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL FOR A SPIRITED VIRTUAL CONVERSATION AROUND INNOVATIVE AUDIO STORYTELLING   NEWARK, NJ –… Continue reading Kerry Washington’s Simpson Street Productions Announces Audible Podcasts

Robert Glasper Set to Release Black Radio lll in February

GRAMMY WINNING ARTIST ROBERT GLASPER TO RELEASE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW STUDIO ALBUM BLACK RADIO III  FEBRUARY 25th THIRD INSTALLMENT IN THE SERIES CELEBRATES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF GRAMMY-WINNING BLACK RADIO & BLACK HISTORY MONTH LISTEN & WATCH THE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE “BLACK SUPERHERO” FEATURING KILLER MIKE + BJ THE CHICAGO KID + BIG K.R.I.T. APPEARING… Continue reading Robert Glasper Set to Release Black Radio lll in February

NatGeo Launches New Podcast ‘Into the Depths’ on Jan 27

NatGeo Launches New Podcast ‘Into the Depths’ on Jan 27 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DIVES INTO THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE WITH NEW PODCAST, INTO THE DEPTHS, LAUNCHING JAN. 27 National Geographic Explorer Tara Roberts Takes Us on a Personal Journey That Follows Black Scuba Divers Searching for Slave Shipwrecks Around the World The… Continue reading NatGeo Launches New Podcast ‘Into the Depths’ on Jan 27

Drai’s Hosting Big Game Weekend with Performances by Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz and Gucci Mane

Drai’s Hosting Big Game Weekend with Performances by Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz and Gucci Mane Drai’s has announced big plans for big game weekend in Las Vegas. Every night of the weekend, Drai’s Nightclub, located high above the Strip on the 11th story rooftop of The Cromwell, will host a fiery full-length Drai’s LIVE concert… Continue reading Drai’s Hosting Big Game Weekend with Performances by Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz and Gucci Mane

Akon Intends to Release Next Album As An NFT

Recording artist Akon has had a very successful music career and has ventured into developing his own cryptocurrency-based city. Now he will be combining his two loves as he plans on releasing his next album as an NFT (non-fungible token). In an exclusive interview with Esquire, the Locked Up singer discusses the importance of the… Continue reading Akon Intends to Release Next Album As An NFT

Music Executive Amber Grimes Joins LVRN as Executive Vice President and General Manager

Music executive Amber Grimes has been appointed as executive vice president/General Manager of LVRN Records and as a partner in LVRN Management. The successful label is home to such artists as Summer Walker and 6Lack. They made the announcement on their Instagram account. “Told y’all we was on fire this year! We are super excited… Continue reading Music Executive Amber Grimes Joins LVRN as Executive Vice President and General Manager

Kanye West May Be Going to Russia to Meet With President Vladimir Putin

Kanye West May Be Going to Russia to Meet With President Vladimir Putin Kanye West is on the move as he is making plans to visit Moscow where he will meet with President Vladimir Putin and bring his traveling gospel experience Sunday Service to Russia later this year. According to Billboard, Ye‘s confidant and strategic advisor… Continue reading Kanye West May Be Going to Russia to Meet With President Vladimir Putin