Rihanna will perform during the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show

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Rihanna is back. After rumors floated around for a few hours that the artist may headline the Super Bowl LVII halftime show next year, things started to become more real when this Instagram picture was posted. View this post on Instagram A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) On Sept. 25, Rihanna posted a picture of […]

Stephen A. Smith and Malika Andrews have heated argument about Ime Udoka

Stephen A. Smith doing a live ESPN segment at Wells Fargo Center (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for Steed Media Service)

Tensions got heated quickly on the set of ESPN’s “First Take” as Stephen A. Smith and basketball reporter Malika Andrews debated Ime Udoka’s inappropriate sexual relationship with a team employee. Udoka, the Boston Celtics head coach, has been suspended for the entire upcoming 2022-23 NBA season and administered a severe financial penalty for engaging in […]

LL Cool J claps back at DJ Akademiks for calling rap pioneers ‘dusty’

LL Cool J ripped into DJ Akademiks for referring to hip-hop pioneers as “dusty” and saying that many of today’s artists are much better off financially than the old heads. Akademiks went off on old-school artists during a Twitch video interview where he said he doesn’t have anything to do with them.  “Them old rappers, […]

LeBron James finally goes bald and social media goes nuts (photo)

LeBron James has finally polished off his dome, much to the delight of sports fans. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar notified his 132 million Instagram followers on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, that he has cut off the few remaining follicles on his scalp that were hanging on for dear life. James, 37, has been mocked […]

Viola Davis responds to fans boycotting ‘The Woman King’

Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon are responding to some folks who called for the boycott of The Woman King due to its historical inaccuracies and omissions. The Woman King surprised industry analysts when it topped the weekend box office after hauling in $19 million. However, some moviegoers and historians look askance […]

Tory Lanez and August Alsina show no love during tour stop in Chicago

Commedian Rip Micheals of Wild ‘N Out Fame brought his Fall Back in Love Comedy & Music Jam to his hometown of Chicago on Sept. 17, 2022. The Arie Crown Theatre was brimming with fans ready to laugh with the comedians and swoon over their favorite R&B stars. Based on the line up this tour […]

Genealogist Nicka Sewell-Smith is taking a deeper dive into Black history

Nicka Sewell-Smith is a host, consultant, and documentarian with more than 20 years of experience as a genealogist. She has extensive experience in researching African American slaves and generations of their children and is an expert in genealogy research in the Mississippi Delta. What led you into becoming a genealogist? My first project that I […]

Billionaire Robert F. Smith delivers powerful charge to support digital equity at HBCUs

HBCU pride roll calls streamed through the chat box as billionaire philanthropist Robert F. Smith opened the second virtual HBCU Tech Conference presented by HP Inc. on Sept. 13-16. Smith, in a virtual fireside chat with HuffPost editor-in-chief Danielle Belton, issued a call to action to HBCU leaders, faculty and corporations to accelerate digital transformation […]

Rita Tolbert and Telley Gadson are promoting health with ‘A Better You’ program

United Healthcare hosted its A Better You health and wellness education program in Atlanta on Sept. 10 to help African Americans ages 60 and above and other Medicare beneficiaries learn more about Medicare and their health care coverage options.  The next event will be on Sept. 17 in Houston. Rev. Telley Lynnette Gadson joins A […]

Candace Owens blasts the Kardashians regarding sex tape controversy (video)

Candace Owens is known for being the type of person that doesn’t hold back and has many controversial political views. Sometimes she decides to step away from politics to share her opinions on other matters. Just earlier this year she came at Cardi B, calling her “uneducated,” and then said that LeBron James has a […]

Why Nicki Minaj is suing an Instagram influencer

Nicki Minaj and Cardi B may very well despise each other, but there is one thing they have in common: they have dispatched their legal hounds to go after bloggers and social media influencers who allegedly traffick in mistruths about them. Minaj, 39, has filed a lawsuit against Instagram influencer Marley Green, who calls herself […]

LeBron James and family pose for photo shoot with ‘Vanity Fair’

LeBron James continues to show us what Black excellence is all about. Just a few weeks ago, James and his two sons, Bronny and Bryce, were highlighted on the cover of Sports Illustrated, Throughout the summer, we’ve seen the ascension of the two protegés, and we’ve also seen James step out and play in multiple […]

Ne-Yo says estranged wife has cost him hundreds of thousands of dollars

Award-winning singer and songwriter Ne-Yo is seeking legal recourse because his estranged wife has divulged damaging and damning information about their marriage that has cost him a lot of bags. Crystal Renay Smith, who has been married to Ne-Yo for the past eight years and is the mother of their three children, filed for divorce […]

Nicki Minaj tells Garcelle Beauvais why her White husband left her (video)

Rapper Nicki Minaj is still harboring intense anger and resentment at Garcelle Beauvais and subsequently went volcanic on the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star during a recent radio appearance. As many remember, Beauvais and the rest of “The Real” cast invited the woman, Jennifer Hough, who accused Minaj’s husband Kenny Petty of raping her. […]

Rap icon Missy Elliott honored with street named for her in Virginia

Multifaceted music maven Missy Elliott has been bestowed her own street name in her Virginia hometown. It’s the latest honor for a spectacular career that has garnered her international fame and recognition. The “Rain” and “Work it” emcee wunderkind announced earlier to her five million Instagram fans that she was going to have a street […]

Stacey Abrams explains to 21 Savage why she’s against using lyrics in court

ATLANTA – Stacey Abrams is siding with the artists. The Democratic candidate for the gubernatorial race in Georgia hosted a community discussion with media mogul Charlamagne Tha God, rapper and philanthropist 21  Savage and civil rights attorney Francys Johnson on Sept. 8. The discussion touched on a wide range of topics, including from Abrams’ plan […]

Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka’Oir expecting 2nd child

Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka’Oir have another child on the way. The married couple announced on Sept. 9 that they’re expecting their second child together. Ka’Oir shared a video on Instagram walking with the test in her hand, and then she hands it to Gucci Mane and his face brightens up with a smile. View […]

Steph Curry shares why his 4th championship is the most special

Steph Curry just won his fourth championship this past season, and you can tell this one just felt different. Toward the final seconds of the game, you could see the emotion on his face, and the excitement in the locker room with his teammates. In a recent interview with Ashley Nicole Moss, Curry explained why […]