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

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

Cardi B Breaks Own Record With Third Diamond Record

A new week, a new accolade for Bronx-born rapper and entertainer, Cardi B! Not even three weeks after becoming the first female rapper to score two diamond (10 million units sold) certified records, Cardi B breaks her own record by obtaining another diamond record! The latest news is that Cardi B’s 2018 single I Like… Continue reading Cardi B Breaks Own Record With Third Diamond Record

United Negro College Fund Selects Ashlynn Lee As 2021 Scholarship Recipient

United Negro College Fund Selects Ashlynn Lee As 2021 Scholarship Recipient Bennett College is pleased to share, Ashlynn Lee is a 2021 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarship recipient, an award provided by the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members and more than $100 million in scholarships and provides students with internships… Continue reading United Negro College Fund Selects Ashlynn Lee As 2021 Scholarship Recipient

Wheaties Century Box Featuring Michael Jordan

Wheaties Century Box Featuring Michael Jordan In honor of its 100th anniversary, Wheaties is paying tribute to sports icon Michael Jordan, featuring him on the box for a historic 19th time. As part of the ongoing year-long commemorative celebration, Wheaties will also partner with 23XI Racing, co-owned by Jordan and three-time Daytona 500 winner Denny… Continue reading Wheaties Century Box Featuring Michael Jordan

University of Alabama Quarterback Bryce Young Takes Home this Year’s Heisman Trophy

After securing a nearly $1 million deal (Name, Image and Likeness) NIL earlier this summer, University of Alabama quarterback Bryce Young comes away with the coveted Heisman Trophy. The announcement was seen on the Twitter account of The Heisman Trophy, Congratulations to @AlabamaFTBL quarterback Bryce Young, the 2021 Heisman Trophy winner! pic.twitter.com/XicytFHRKz — The Heisman… Continue reading University of Alabama Quarterback Bryce Young Takes Home this Year’s Heisman Trophy

Steve Harvey Asks Miss Universe Winner Miss India to Do an Animal Impression and Makes Another Blunder With Another Contestant

Steve Harvey Asks Miss Universe Winner Miss India to Do an Animal Impression and Makes Another Blunder With Another Contestant “Will there be another Steve Harvey distraction while he hosts the Miss Universe pageant this year?” “Steve, I’m gonna have to say yes” “Survey says….  Yes is the number one answer!” Although there was a… Continue reading Steve Harvey Asks Miss Universe Winner Miss India to Do an Animal Impression and Makes Another Blunder With Another Contestant

Ne-Yo Will Host 2022 Urban One Honors on MLK Day – January 17th, 2022

URBAN ONE HONORS PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE  ANNOUNCES ICON RECIPIENTS OF THIS YEAR’S SHOWCASE  INCLUDING JENNIFER HUDSON, TIMBALAND,  JIMMY JAM AND TERRY LEWIS, GAMBLE AND HUFF &  TASHA COBBS LEONARD   GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING RECORDING ARTIST & SONGWRITER NE-YO SET TO HOST   THE ANNUAL SHOWCASE CONTINUES WITH THE THEME  “THE SOUNDTRACK OF BLACK AMERICA”   SET… Continue reading Ne-Yo Will Host 2022 Urban One Honors on MLK Day – January 17th, 2022

Simone Biles Named 2021 Time Athlete of the Year

Adding another accolade to her already full mantel, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles has just been named Time Magazine 2021 Athlete of the Year. Biles took to her Twitter account to announce to the 1.7 million people who follow her that she has won this prestigious award. Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) is TIME’s 2021 Athlete of the… Continue reading Simone Biles Named 2021 Time Athlete of the Year

Pastor Mike Jr Doesn’t Recognize Kanye West as Billboard’s Top Gospel Artist of 2021

Last week, Billboard magazine announced that billionaire artist Kanye West was the Top Gospel Artist of 2021, as well as the Top Christian Artist.  This is the third year in a row that West has been bestowed that title based on the number of gospel hits he has garnered on the Billboard charts. This didn’t… Continue reading Pastor Mike Jr Doesn’t Recognize Kanye West as Billboard’s Top Gospel Artist of 2021

Miss Kentucky Elle Smith Crowned Miss USA 2021

A local television reporter from Kentucky has been crowned the latest Miss USA. According to USA Today, Miss Kentucky Elle Smith, a local TV reporter from Kentucky has walked away with the crown of Miss USA 2021. Smith, who is a broadcast news reporter for WHAS-TV in Louisville, took the crown at the annual Miss… Continue reading Miss Kentucky Elle Smith Crowned Miss USA 2021

JAY-Z is Now Most-Nominated Recording Artist in Grammys History

JAY-Z is Now Most-Nominated Recording Artist in Grammys History With next year’s Grammy nominations publicly known, it has been revealed that two records have been made. With 3 nominations for the next Grammy Award show taking place in January, Shawn Carter AKA Jay-Z has become the most nominated recording artist in the history of the… Continue reading JAY-Z is Now Most-Nominated Recording Artist in Grammys History

Will Packer to Produce 2022 Academy Awards Show

Will Packer to Produce 2022 Academy Awards Show The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that produces the Oscars Award ceremonies has announced next year’s producer of next spring’s event. Academy President David Rubin has announced that Emmy®-nominated producer Will Packer has been tapped to produce the 94th Oscars®. This upcoming production… Continue reading Will Packer to Produce 2022 Academy Awards Show

US Congress Declares November ‘National Hip Hop History Month’

Hip Hop gains another achievement! The Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) has announced that Congress has declared November National Hip Hop History Month. The United States is celebrating the inaugural observance of National Hip Hop History Month. The Universal Hip Hop Museum is launching a campaign, “KNOW YA HIP HOP,” to celebrate the 117th U.S.… Continue reading US Congress Declares November ‘National Hip Hop History Month’

Michael B. Jordan, Serena Williams and MaC Venture Capital Partner Are Giving Founders From HBCUs A Chance To Be Awarded $1 Million

Michael B. Jordan, Serena Williams and MaC Venture Capital Partner Are Giving Founders From HBCUs A Chance To Be Awarded $1 Million The Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic, which will be showcasing the talents of basketball athletes this December with a tournament that will feature several Historically Black College and University (HBCU), has announced a collaboration… Continue reading Michael B. Jordan, Serena Williams and MaC Venture Capital Partner Are Giving Founders From HBCUs A Chance To Be Awarded $1 Million