Talib Kweli sues media company $300K for emotional distress

On Aug. 8, Talib Kweli filed a lawsuit claiming he suffered “emotional distress” after the media website Jezebel published a story about his Twitter suspension in 2020 for harassing a woman online. The story reported that Kweli was kicked off Twitter after tweeting 24-year-old activist Maya Moody for hours about colorism in hip-hop. The article […]

Kevin Gates agrees with Stacey Dash, doesn’t support BLM (video)

Rapper Kevin Gates revisited the five-year-old comments he made where he trashed the Black Lives Matter movement — and he doubled down on them in a new interview for DJ Akademiks’ podcast. When DJ Akademiks reminded Gates that many Blacks hated him back then for going on a tirade about the BLM, Gates barked, “I […]

Ne-Yo says Ice-T let him grab his wife Coco’s behind

Strange confessional sessions pop off all the time on the popular podcast “Drink Champs” hosted by rap veteran N.O.R.E., and Ne-Yo’s visit to the set did not deviate from that theme. Ne-Yo, 42, explained to the host that he had long fantasized about grabbing the protruding derriere of Coco Austin, the wife of legendary actor […]

Celebrities trash Irv Gotti for discussing alleged romance with Ashanti

A few celebrities like Fat Joe and Judge Greg Mathis have publicly blasted Irv Gotti for speaking about an alleged sexual affair he had with singer Ashanti. Gotti was the boss of the Murder Inc. record label at the turn of the century that once employed rising star, singer, and songwriter Ashanti. On the popular […]

Beyoncé makes history as 1st female artist to accomplish this

Beyoncé continues to demonstrate why she’s one of the biggest artists in the world. Beyoncé’s seventh studio album Renaissance has reached No. 1 on the Billboard 2o0 chart, which makes her the first female artist to ever have seven albums debut at the top of the chart. The album also topped charts in the UK, Ireland, […]

Boosie distraught that NBA Youngboy collaborated with Lil Nas X (video)

The always opinionated Boosie seemed hurt and very disappointed that fellow Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based rapper NBA Never Broke Again did a collaborative song with Lil Nas X.  Nas dropped a diss track aimed at Black Entertainment Television in July, which featured NBA Never Broke Again called “Late to the Party (F— BET), after Nas failed […]

Marvin Sapp, Koryn Hawthorne and Mali Music, class acts at Stellar Awards

The 2022 Stellar Awards were recently held in Atlanta, and aired on BET on Aug. 7. The awards show is considered the biggest night in gospel music, and three of the genre’s biggest artists stopped by to talk to rolling out on the red carpet including Marvin Sapp, Koryn Hawthorne and Mali Music. Mali, who […]

Pastor Mike Jr. wins big, Best Artist at Stellar Awards

Pastor Mike Jr. cleaned up the 2022 Stellar Awards in Atlanta this year. The Alabama minister raked in six Stellar Awards including Artist of the Year at this year’s ceremony. He has racked up 11 Stellar Awards in three years, dominating the ceremony that recognizes the top artists in gospel music. “In what world does […]

Kanye West declares Pete Davidson ‘dead’ after breakup with Kim Kardashian

It was recently reported that Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson have broken up after nine months. Throughout those nine months, Ye West has had moments where he’s trolled Davidson, and once he heard the news of the breakup, it was only natural for him to comment. On Aug. 8, West posted a fake newspaper headline […]

Fans worry as Doja Cat shaves off hair and eyebrows

Doja Cat alarmed her fans when she went on Instagram live to shave off all of her hair and eyebrows past week. The famously eccentric 26-year-old rapper and singer, who was born in Los Angeles as Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, told her 24 million Instagram fans that it was therapeutic for her to change up […]

Boosie has choice words for Kamala Harris over Brittney Griner’s sentence

One of the most trending stories on Aug. 4 was the nine-year prison sentence given to WNBA player Brittney Griner for a drug case in Russia. Many athletes, celebrities and others were outraged by the sentence, including rapper Boosie, who took it a step further. Boosie posted a video on Instagram expressing his anger over […]

John Legend explains what caused rift with Kanye West

Ye West’s 2020 presidential run was one that left many of his fans on edge, especially some of his close friends at that time. One of those close friends was John Legend, who recently opened up in an interview on David Axelrod’s podcast “Axe Files,” and shared why his relationship with West took a turn. […]

Music executive and power broker Ray Daniels shares music game tips for making hits

Ray Daniels is a 17 year music executive, creative coach, thought leader, and advisor. Daniels takes pride in knowing how to sell and build the dream, while showing others how to obtain their own dreams. Daniels has produced hit records for several artists in the industry including Beyonce, Lizzo, Doja Cat, Saweetie, Ciara, Rihanna, Usher, […]

Irv Gotti clowned for saying he was in love with Ashanti (video)

Murder Inc. boss Irv Gotti sat down with N.O.R.E for his “Drink Champs” podcast where he reminisced about his love for Ashanti while admitting that he was crushed when he found out that she was dating fellow rapper Nelly. Gotti, 52, who was born in New York as Irving Domingo Lorenzo Jr., failed to mention […]

Beyoncé removes ‘Milkshake’ sample after Kelis lights her up

Beyoncé has removed the sample of “Milkshake” from her song after singer Kelis blasted her for alleged thievery because Bey used it without her permission. As rolling out reported previously, Kelis went on a scorched-earth policy against Beyoncé and producers Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo on Thursday, July 28, 2022, when Queen Bey’s album Renaissance […]

Vivica A. Fox’s advice for Ne-Yo’s wife regarding his alleged cheating (video)

Vivica A. Fox gave Ne-Yo’s wife Crystal Renay Smith some words of advice and encouragement after Smith laid bare her soul regarding her weariness of Ne-Yo’s alleged serial cheating. Fox, one of the co-hosts of the hit FoxSoul show “Cocktails With Queens,” opined that Smith can and will do better after Smith’s soul-cleansing Instagram post […]

Chris Brown defends his intimate meet-and-greet pictures

Chris Brown has been taking intimate – even provocative –  pictures with his female fans for his meet-and-greet, and it’s been the talk of social media for the past few weeks. Here are just a few pictures that have floated around. Apparently, the cost of the meet-and-greet experience is $1,000. chris brown is taking M&G […]

Chaka Khan is miffed about what Kanye West did to her song

Chaka Khan and Ye West are still not on the same page. Khan joined Fox 5 on Aug. 1 to promote her new single “Woman Like Me.” During the interview, she was asked if she’s heard from West after expressing how she felt about him speeding up the sample of her song “Through the Fire.” […]

Drake reunites with woman he name-dropped in popular song

If you remember Drake’s song “In My Feelings,” where he says “Kiki, do you love me,” then you’ll be happy to know that she actually exists. Drake brought out Keshia Chantè during the OVO Fest, who has been rumored to be Kiki in the song “In My Feelings.” The rapper also revealed something his fans […]

Beyoncé draws backlash for offensive lyric on new album

A number of music fans have been blasting Beyoncé’s new album Renaissance since its official release on July 29, with many being especially critical of the song “Heated.” They are taking exception to a specific lyric on the track that disability charities and activists have deemed offensive. The song includes the word “spaz” in the […]