Jamie Foxx reprises his electrifying role in new ‘Spider-Man’ film

Jamie Foxx reprises his electrifying role in new 'Spider-Man' film

After a long hiatus, Jamie Foxx returns to the Spider-Man universe as the villain Electro. The highly anticipated action film Spider-Man: No Way Home lands in theaters just in time for holidays. Foxx first appeared as Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 seven years ago. Ahead of the film’s release, rolling out caught up with […]

R&B beauty Raiche shares how 1950s housewives inspired her hot new single

R&B beauty Raiche shares how 1950s housewives inspired her hot new single

Some people are born for stardom and others are meant to appreciate it. Rising artist Raiche, who recently signed to GDE/Island Prolific/Atlantic Records, fits firmly into the former category, as she was touted as one of Billboard‘s “15 Hip-Hop & R&B Artists to Watch in 2021.” As she leaps into the New Year, Raiche does […]

Big Pun’s impact on culture continues with a hip-hop-friendly NFT

Big Pun's impact on culture continues with a hip-hop-friendly NFT

Big Pun’s widow, Liza Rios, has believed in him from the beginning. She made it her mission to keep his legacy alive and has teamed up with people that also share her same values. Fred Frenchy, Celebrity Talent Agent and CEO of Mike Tyson Academy, and Rios collectively chose to support the mission to immortalize […]

LeVar Burton preferred over Mike Richards as ‘Jeopardy’ host in new poll

LeVar Burton preferred over Mike Richards as 'Jeopardy' host in new poll

Legendary actor LeVar Burton would be the new “Jeopardy” host if the fans had their way, according to a newly released poll. Fans preferred the 64-year-old “Roots” and “Reading Rainbow” star overwhelmingly over the chosen host Mike Richards, the Morning Consult poll stated as shared by Mediaite. Burton, who also starred on “Star Trek,” received […]

T.I. fights very different battle in new film, ‘Monster Hunter’

T.I. fights very different battle in new film, 'Monster Hunter'

T.I. Harris stars in the new fantasy-action thriller, Monster Hunter, out on Dec. 18, 2020. Rolling out sat down with him to get a behind-the-scenes look into the film. During his interview, Harris talked about filming on-location in Africa, drawing inspiration for his character Link and also discussed the encouragement he received from someone special […]

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales’ for PS5 strikes cultural chords

'Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales' for PS5 strikes cultural chords

The PlayStation 5 gaming console is flying off shelves faster than Sony can restock them. Insomniac’s latest Spider-Man video game may be the reason why.  “Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales” features many of the same things that made the original game for PS4, “Marvel’s Spider-Man,” good. Players will recognize the controls and mechanics of the previous […]

Kanye West goes after Universal Music in his latest Twitter rant

Kanye West goes after Universal Music in his latest Twitter rant

Kanye West has accused Universal Music of preventing him from buying his own masters in a new Twitter rant. The 43-year-old rapper hit out at the record label for allegedly keeping him from buying his master recordings, as he claimed the company won’t tell him how much it would cost to purchase the recordings, and […]

New solo version of Aretha Franklin’s ‘Never Gonna Break My Faith’ released

New solo version of Aretha Franklin's 'Never Gonna Break My Faith' released

A never-heard-before solo version of Aretha Franklin‘s Mary J. Blige duet, “Never Gonna Break My Faith,” has been released to mark Juneteenth Day, June 19, 2020. The late Queen of Soul’s powerful anthem featuring the “Deep Inside” singer was named the Best Gospel Performance at the 50th Grammy Awards in 2008. And Sony’s RCA Records, […]

Music mogul Jennifer Drake reflects on success, failure and inspiration

Music mogul Jennifer Drake reflects on success, failure and inspiration

Jennifer Drake is an Oakland, California-bred music mogul whose success is a testament to her diligence and focus. After graduating from Clark Atlanta University, her passion and skill for discovering artists grew, leading her to sign talent like Grammy-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar and mega-producer Mike WiLL Made-It. In 2016, she moved to Sony/ATV Music Publishing […]

‘Bad Boys for Life’ breaks box-office records

Bad Boys For Life

Bad Boys for Life topped the weekend box office for the third consecutive week and became the most successful film in the franchise. With a haul of $17 million for the weekend, the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence-led film has accumulated $271 million worldwide, including $148 million domestically, becoming the most commercially successful January release […]

R. Kelly dropped from his record label

R. Kelly dropped from his record label

After weeks of public outcry, RCA/Sony executives finally relented and have decided to give up the record label’s prized musical commodity, R. Kelly. In a move that some pop culture prognosticators saw coming, Sony Music has dumped the embattled superstar singer, Variety magazine has reported. RCA/Sony is the only label that Kelly has known during […]

Anthony Thompson’s hip-hop university teaching kids about entertainment

Anthony Thompson's hip-hop university teaching kids about entertainment

Anthony Thompson is a veteran of the music business. Growing up in Detroit, this serial entrepreneur earned the opportunity to learn from the best minds in the game, and develop his craft with his own company, ATN Network, and companies such as Sony Records, Live Nation, and BET. Thompson is the creator of the Entertainment University: […]

Sexual harassment allegations may have led to L.A. Reid’s departure from Sony

Sexual harassment allegations may have led to L.A. Reid's departure from Sony

New information has emerged regarding the surprising departure of music industry icon L.A. Reid from Sony Music. Reid was CEO of Epic Records until Rob Stringer was announced as its new CEO. A  short statement from Sony reads, “L.A. Reid will be leaving the company.” Now new information first reported by Billboard seems to indicate […]

Sony to remake classic Black sitcoms

Sony to remake classic Black sitcoms

According to a report from Variety, Sony Pictures Television is looking to remake classic 70s TV sitcoms created by veteran producer/director Norman Lear including “The Jeffersons,” “All in the Family,” “Good Times” and “Maude.” The report says, Sony executives and Lear would cast new actors to recreate original episodes of the shows, drafted from the […]

Music exec Jennifer Drake reflects on career highlight: Signing Kendrick Lamar

Music exec Jennifer Drake reflects on career highlight: Signing Kendrick Lamar

Chances are, if you’re in the music industry, then you’ve heard the name Jennifer Drake before. Drake is presently the senior director A&R at Sony/ATV Music Publishing. In her former role, she worked as creative director at Universal Music Publishing Group. With a network that boasts clients, colleagues, and friends with the likes of Kendrick […]

Sexy songbird Tina on industry snakes: ‘I’m not your ‘baby”

Sexy songbird Tina on industry snakes: 'I'm not your 'baby''

Philadelphia born singer Tina combined her love for poetry and her love of music and has crafted her own, unique artistic voice. Born Christina Sanchez, the Puerto Rican diva had been grinding—first as a radio personality in her hometown, and then as an independent artist

President Obama to punish North Korea over Sony hack

President Obama to punish North Korea over Sony hack

Looks like President Obama is done playing with North Korea. It is being reported that POTUS has signed an executive order to put into effect new sanctions against North Korea after the cyber attack on Sony last month. In the order, the President accuses North Korea of “destructive, coercive cyber-related actions during November and December,” and […]

North Korea president calls Obama ‘monkey’ and suffers consequences

Kim Jung Un, the diminutive president of North Korea, is alleged to have given the order for a massive hack attack on entertainment giant Sony. The result of that hack was the release of embarrassing emails, personal information and apparently a copy of the comedy The Interview. The movie revolves around a CIA plot to […]