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Keke Palmer thinks hosting the MTV Video Music Awards will be an “insane” experience. The 27-year-old actress is set to present the annual ceremony in New York City on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, and Palmer is already feeling excited about the bash, having watched the Video Music Awards at home as a child. Looking forward…

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Keke Palmer is set to host the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards. The 26-year-old actress has revealed she will be the host for the upcoming music awards ceremony, which will be held live on Aug. 30, 2020, at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, as well as from various iconic locations throughout the five boroughs in New York…

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Bronx, New York, has always served as a cornerstone for urban music. Without New York City’s “greenest borough,” it’s arguable that hip-hop would not exist as it does today. Known as the birthplace of hip-hop and the hometown of notable artists such as DJ Kool Herc, D-Nice, Swizz Beatz and Jennifer Lopez, it’s easy to…

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Lawrence Smith is a southwest Atlanta native and a graduate of Georgia State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and master’s in sports management. He currently works for the New York City Department of Education as a pre-K program evaluator for schools across New York City. He  previously worked for Democracy Prep Charter High…

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Rihanna has revealed her plans for the future of Fenty fashion. She wants to open a series of permanent Fenty stores that would be a cross “between a spa and a nightclub.” The 31-year-old R&B superstar — whose real name is Robyn Fenty — has launched her own high-end fashion line with French luxury conglomerate…

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This piece isn’t for those who will spend Mother’s Day with their Moms. Each and every year we get to celebrate our Moms is a gift and a blessing from the Lord above. But for those, like me, who lost our Moms, Mother’s Day will be a struggle. This is for you. I lost my…

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Mel B has undergone emergency surgery after suffering three broken ribs and a hand injury. The 43-year-old singer was forced to cancel a signing of her new memoir Brutally Honest in New York City after revealing she’d been rushed to the hospital for urgent care, though she didn’t explain how she’d acquired her injuries. Posting a photo…

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Rap legend Lil’ Kim has pretty much kept her adorable daughter, Royal Reign, under wraps before today. The lyrical lioness born Kimberly Denise Jones, 44, must have been in a particularly good mood because the former Notorious B.I.G. protégé posted both videos and photos of the adorable 4-year old for fans to fawn over, which they…

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Outspoken rap star Kanye West is scheduled to appear Sept. 29 on  “Saturday Night Live,” having replaced Ariana Grande on the show. “SNL” executive producer Lorne Michaels recently  announced that Grande — whose ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller, died of a suspected drug overdose earlier this month — canceled her appearance for “emotional reasons.” Michaels said: “We had Ariana drop…

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Iman Ramadan is a debonair style aficionado and devoted fashion lover. Born and bred in New York City, Ramadan has an edgy yet flawless appeal to her wardrobe selection. Her subtle grace is a compliment to her style, but her versatility is what sets her apart from the “fashion bunch.” Ramadan is the founder of…

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The modern-day gay civil rights movement had its beginnings in the Stonewall riots of 1969. Police raided the popular gay bar, the Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich Village section of New York City on June 28, 1969. Violence and protests erupted in the streets and lasted for six days. During gay Pride events that are taking place…

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