Teyana Taylor and Spike Lee team up for new commercial (photos)

Spike Lee and Teyana Taylor are working on a new commercial together and the “Made It” singer used Instagram to share her excitement about meeting one of her idols. Taylor, whose shot many of her own videos, pays homage to Lee with her alias Spike Tey, and has directed videos for artists like Macy Gray […]

Macy Gray releasing new sneakers to support victims of police brutality (video)

Macy Gray is doing her part to bring awareness of police brutality to the forefront. Through her nonprofit organization, My Good, the “I Try” singer has partnered with French footwear brand Twins for Peace to introduce a limited-edition shoe collection, the proceeds of which will go toward helping victims of police violence. “Police shootings — […]

Famous Black celebrities with mental illness

Mental illness takes many forms; therefore, the issues those battling mental health face often go unseen. For some Black celebrities with mental health issues, life is often filled with tragedy and triumphs while engaging in a private and public battle. Following is a list of famous Black celebrities who have battled mental illness. Michael Jackson Megastar Michael Jackson […]

Leon performs powerfully alongside Teyonah Parris in ‘Where Children Play’

If you’re a fan of ’90s cinema, you likely saw at least a handful of stellar performances from actor Leon. His résumé is chock-full of classic films, including The Temptations, Cool Runnings, Waiting to Exhale, The Five Heartbeats, and Above the Rim. The actor has been active in Hollywood since the early ’80s, and even today […]

Macy Gray opens up about addiction

On the Sunday, Oct. 19 episode of “OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?,” Grammy-winning singer Macy Gray will open up about how she overcame her battle with addiction. At the making of her latest video, she opens up about her downward spiral into addiction, how her life is different now, and she shows a side of herself […]

Macy Gray: ‘Hands’

[jwplatform qbW5YCuT] Macy Gray returns to the scene with the official music video for “Hands,” featured on her new album The Way. 

Nia Long, Tyler Perry attend ‘The Single Moms Club’ Hollywood premiere

On Monday, March 9, Nia Long, Tyler Perry and other cast members attended the Hollywood premiere of Perry’s latest big-screen production, The Single Moms Club. Long looked absolutely stunning as she arrived at Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles in a long black gown with a plunging neckline and thigh-high split. Macy Gray, Chantal Jeffries, Terry […]

The Force MD’s launch comeback with new ventures

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo The Force MD’s are ready to reclaim the spotlight with a slew of new projects including their appearance at the St. George Library Center for the Q&A series, Fame and Fortune. The R&B group best known for hits including “Tender Love” and “Love is a House” will […]

Motown to Def Jam kicks off African American Music Appreciation Month

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo It’s the middle of June and African-American Music Appreciation month is just going into overdrive with this Saturday’s launch of the art exhibition, Motown to Def Jam. The project is an unprecedented collaboration between four Harlem art galleries featuring over 40 visual artists creating specially commissioned pieces […]

Aanisah Hinds, daughter of Macy Gray, debuts her skills in Motown to Def Jam exhibition

Meet Aanisah Hinds, at 18 she is ready to take on the art scene by making her official debut at the Motown to Def Jam exhibition presented by ArtCrawl Harlem™ and Souleo Enterprises. The work of 50 artists including Hinds will be displayed throughout four galleries. The theme of the exhibit challenges each artist to create pieces that […]

Queen Latifah lands big deal with Netflix; her top blockbusters

Covergirl spokeswoman, actress and rapper Queen Latifah is a mogul in the making. In addition to her successful movie career, the multitalented starlet has decided to join forces with Netflix to help further distribute films produced by her production company, Flavor Unit Entertainment. Latifah and her business partner, Compere Shakim, have just entered into an […]

Macy Gray Covers Stevie Wonder and the Arts Post-Hurricane Sandy

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo In these times of political turmoil, socioeconomic inequities and environmental issues, the songs of Stevie Wonder resonate deeply. In fact, so deeply that Macy Gray was inspired to cover Wonder’s entire classic album, Talking Book. On songs like “Superstition,” “Maybe Your Baby” and “Big Brother,” Gray transforms […]

‘Saved by the Bell’ Star Lark Voorhies Suffering From Mental Illness?

Heads definitely turned this May when a bizarre video of former “Saved By The Bell” star Lark Voorhies surfaced, showing her drastically altered appearance and bizarre behavior. But now, Voorhies’ behavior may just have a logical explanation now that her mother, Tricia, has claimed that her daughter is suffering from bipolar disorder. Tricia shared the […]

Lil Scrappy Admits to Being Bipolar?

Fans of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” know that Lil Scrappy can be pretty wishy-washy when it comes to his love life. But Scrappy now claims that his indecisive attitude about love is due to being bipolar. Scrappy makes his bipolar claim in a short YouTube clip as he discusses his new song with singer […]

Lil Kim, Brandy, Jaleel White: Black Celebrities on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Currently in its 14th season, “Dancing With the Stars” continues to be popular. Sports professionals,  singers and TV personalities team up with professional dancers to deliver the best show possible each and every week. Although there have been many emotional exits as the season has progressed, it’s great to see black celebrities get some shine. Take […]