Denzel Washington says he was unfamiliar with Macbeth before film role

Denzel Washington has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of the titular character in Joel Coen’s movie The Tragedy of Macbeth and believes that his lack of knowledge about Shakespeare’s play was a “blessing in disguise.” Washington told the BBC, “[I’d] never read Macbeth and never seen Macbeth, which was […]

Wunmi Mosaku opens up about working with Idris Elba and new season of ‘Luther’

Wunmi Mosaku is a Nigerian actress known for her roles in hit shows “Black Mirror” and “Lovecraft Country.” Mosaku is now taking her talents to BBC America as she stars alongside award-winning actor Idris Elba in the upcoming and highly anticipated fifth season of “Luther.” In the detective drama, on which Elba also serves as […]

Prince’s estate releases original recording

Prince’s estate and Warner Bros. Records have released the original version of his hit song “Nothing Compares 2 U” to mark the second anniversary of the music legend’s death. To mark the second anniversary of his death on Saturday, April 21, 2018, Warner Bros. Records dropped the hit song which the “Purple Rain” hitmaker originally […]

Ja Rule’s Fyre Fest partner admits fraud

Ja Rule’s Fyre Festival co-founder Billy McFarland has pleaded guilty to charges of fraud. The “luxury” music festival, which was to occur April last year, was a complete disaster. And while Ja Rule was not arrested and there was no suggestion he had any connection or involvement with the fraud, his partner could face up […]

Prince Harry’s funny, rapid-fire interview of Barack Obama

Former President Barack Obama and Prince Harry’s growing “bromance” is well known on both sides of the Atlantic by now. It could be the source of international intrigue if, as has been reported, Prince Harry would rather invite the Obamas instead of Donald Trump to his royal wedding to Meghan Markle in the spring of 2018. […]

Idris Elba to executive produce upcoming Fox drama, ‘The Crusaders’

Heartthrob actor Idris Elba will soon add a producer’s credit to his growing résumé. The 43-year-old actor will serve as executive producer of the upcoming Fox drama, “The Crusaders.” According to Variety, the series will revolve around “an extended family of second-generation Africans living in the U.S. who specialize in locating and returning valuable objects […]

Idris Elba working on another character inspired music project

It looks like actor Idris Elba has definitely caught the music bug. The part time DJ, also known as Big Driis, has confirmed that he is at work on a new album based upon detective John Luther, his character from the BBC crime drama “Luther.” “Detectives carry a lot of stuff. They meet someone who’s […]

‘Who does he think he is?’ Kanye West’s best quotes of 2013

There was no star more polarizing, provocative and omnipresent in 2013 than Kanye West. The rapper dropped his sixth album, Yeezus, and welcomed his baby daughter, North, into the world. But the superstar got more attention for his over-the-top interviews than for anything else he did this year, and for good reason.

Idris Elba Adds Filmmaker to His Résumé

Golden Globe Award-winning actor Idris Elba (“Luther,” “The Wire”) has proven that he’s dynamic onscreen. Now, the British star is stepping behind the camera and showing off his filmmaking prowess. He recently directed the video promo for Mumford & Sons latest single “Lover Of The Light.” And, he’s also starring in the video. Mumford tells press, […]

XXX Porn for Toddlers? Sesame Street YouTube Channel Hacked

Sesame Street‘s YouTube channel was hacked on Oct. 16, and its content was replaced with XXX-rated porn. The popular channel was pulled off line as soon as it was discovered that videos featuring the iconic Sesame Street characters had been replaced with sex tapes. One message posted beside some of the adult videos said: “Who doesn’t like […]

Jay-Z Partnering With Pharrell’s Billionaire Boys Club

Jay-Z and Pharrell have both already made their stamps in the fashion world with their clothing lines Rocawear and Billionaire Boys Club. Now the two are apparently joining forces as Jay-Z partners with Pharrell’s Billionaire Boys Club. On Aug. 3, GQ reported that Jay-Z’s hip-hop brand, Rocawear, had acquired the licensing to manufacture and distribute […]

Beyoncé Says Jay-Z Made Her Glastonbury Festival Performance Possible

R&B queen Beyoncé had a career-defining show this past Sunday, June 26, when she headlined the U.K.’s decades-old Glastonbury Festival as well as broadcasting part of her performance via satellite for the 2011 BET Awards. And although Beyoncé could undoubtedly land any major festival of her choosing, the “Crazy In Love” singer says that her […]