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Calling December a “rough, rough, rough month,” comedian, radio personality and actor Rickey Smiley announced on his social media platforms that he was recently hospitalized. The host of his eponymous morning radio show that’s based in Atlanta took to Instagram and Facebook to share the news with his fans while resting and recovering in a hospital…

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On Saturday, Nov. 11 the Michigan Chronicle honored the best in Black-owned businesses, entrepreneurs, entertainers and community organizations in and around Detroit at the Music Hall in Detroit’s theater district. Best in Black (BIB) is Detroit’s community choice awards where the nominees and winners are determined by the people, for the people. This year there were…

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NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Central City Productions payed tribute to The Jacksons, Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams, and Jody Watley at the Black Music Honors at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville. The Black Music Honors also included special performances by Avery Sunshine, Dave Hollister, Jonathan Butler, Karen Clark Sheard, Kid N Play, Latice Crawford, Leela James, Marvin Winans, SWV, Da…

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Rickey Smiley made an announcement that May 1 would be his last day on Facebook. This is due to what he described as negative energy and messy people on his timeline that left derogatory comments in his inbox after he shared a joke about dark skin some found offensive. He shared in a post: We will…

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Rickey Smiley hopped in his luxury liner tour bus and brought Porsha Williams and the entire DISH Nation crew along with his RSMS fans, celebrity friends and family to gather at Sling Entertainment for the first annual charity event for the Rickey Smiley Foundation. Who knew Ed Lover, Bobby Valentino, Tameka Raymond, Mishon, singer Sammy,…

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On Sunday evening, Fred Hammond heated up the stage up and brought church and advice to the crowd in Miami at Jazz in the Gardens. He sang many of his legendary songs like “Jesus Be a Fence Around Me”, “This is the Day”, “No Weapons” and “We’re Blessed.” Hammond had the crowd out of their…

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