Q&A: Nick Cannon on talk show, overcoming backlash last year

When Nick Cannon faced heavy criticism for his anti-Semitic remarks last year, he initially thought about stepping away from his lucrative TV host and producer career for good.

Frank Ocean announces luxury line Homer in NYC

It has been announced that the creatively complex musical artist Frank Ocean is releasing a new line of luxury products via his new company, Homer.

Rihanna tops $1 billion in net worth

According to Forbes magazine, Rihanna has achieved billionaire status.

Drake receives Artist of the Decade honor from Billboard

On Sunday, May 23, Canadian rapper and entrepreneur, Aubrey “Drake” Graham was awarded the Billboard Artist of the Decade award.

Stanley Nelson talks real Black Panthers, ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Part 1

The award-winning, Harlem-based filmmaker Stanley Nelson has been making groundbreaking documentaries about Civil Rights and the Black experience for over 30 years.

Ben Vereen on virtual master classes, spirituality and more

Can you imagine taking an online master class in acting, with award-winning thespian Ben Vereen as your instructor?

Joy Bryant: A Bronx girl making her legacy

Actress Joy Bryant was born and raised in the boogie-down Bronx to a single teenage mother and raised by her grandmother.

Gabrielle Union and celebrity hairstylist Larry Sims talk all things ‘Lift As We Climb’ initiative

After teaming up to found the Flawless by Gabrielle Union hair care line, the award-winning actress and her business partner Larry Sims recently launched “Lift As We Climb,” an initiative to uplift Black businesses and organizations

Nicki Minaj announces she's pregnant with 1st child

Nicki Minaj has a new release coming soon: her first child.

Actress Yara Shahidi gives back

Yara Shahidi is a longtime change agent for social and charitable causes.

SNL star Michael Che to pay rent for 100+ NYCHA apartments

SNL cast member Michael Che is paying it forward as the city suffers through the COVID-19 pandemic

Sheila E., Common, Talib Kweli, and others to come together and celebrate Belafonte’s birthday

On March 1 at 7 p.m. at landmark venue The Apollo Theater, and presented by City Winery, Aloe Blacc, Alice Smith, Talib Kweli, Maxwell, Common, John Forté, Gael Faye, Resistance Revival Chorus and more will come together to celebrate Harry ...

Rihanna to receive special honor at NAACP Image Awards

Rihanna will receive the President’s Award during the 51st NAACP Image Awards this month.

Rapper 50 Cent receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Rapper 50 Cent was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday.

Writer/actor/director Chris Swain: a man from the ’hood

Film and television producer Michael Bregman (“Carlito’s Way,” “Carlito’s Way Rise to Power” and “The Bone Collector”)—the son of the prolific film producer Martin Bregman (“Scarface,” “Dog Day Afternoon,” “Serpico”) and actor Luis Guzmán have turned their creative attention and ...