JAY-Z continues to fight mass incarceration with new investment

It has been announced that Roc Nation, JAY-Z’s media company founded in 2008, will be investing in an anti-incarceration app called Promise.

Common, Angela Bassett, Black Thought, others bring words of Ta Nehisi Coates to Apollo stage

Angela Bassett, Joe Morton, Michelle Wilson, Common, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Greg Reid, Tariq Trotter and Pauletta Washington brought the words of Ta Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me” to life at the famed Apollo Theater.

Common comes to Harlem for Coates reading

Oscar winner, Brother Common, is coming to the Apollo stage for the theatrically staged reading of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ award-winning book, “Between the World and Me,” April 2 and April 3.

Oscar was hit with the Wakandian effect!

Oscar was hit with the Wakandian effect!

FPWA gathers prominent women leaders and local change makers

As the nation kicked off Women’s History Month, the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies hosted Rising Together: Local Women Leading Change, a breakfast to celebrate the impactful work of local women who have advanced progressive and catalytic change.

Award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo celebrates 31st Birthday

Tony, Grammy and Emmy award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo celebrated her 31st birthday Jan. 8

JAY-Z pens essay on Meek Mill imprisonment

There has been dissonance in the music community as fans and community members follow news of the incarceration of rapper Meek Mill.

FBI reportedly investigates Meek Mill judge

Rapper Meek Mill was recently sentenced to prison for two to four years for violating probation. Variety reported, “Common Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley cited a failed drug test and unapproved travel, stemming from a 2008 drug and gun ...

Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty valued at $72 million in first month

R&B pop star turned business executive Rihanna has quickly found herself on another pillar of success after the official launch of her makeup line, Fenty Beauty.

Women of color weigh in on R. Kelly and Weinstein

The newest account in the two-decade history of sexual abuse allegations against R&B musician and producer R. Kelly was made by former Dallas radio DJ, Kitti Jones, in a lengthy article.

Beyoncé joins cast of Disney's live-action 'Lion King'

Queen Bey has joined "The Lion King."

Wendy Williams talks about ‘really scary’ moment she fainted during live show

Wendy Williams apparently fainted during a live taping of The Wendy Williams Show on Tuesday.

No, Janet Jackson isn't banned from the Super Bowl

People of the world today, worry not: The NFL says Janet Jackson is not banned from the Super Bowl.

Snoop Dogg targets Trump as hip-hop's presidential onslaught continues

Hip-hop is going hard at President Donald Trump, and Snoop Dogg is the latest rapper to step into the ring.

Lupita Nyong'o shares Weinstein story, hopes to end 'conspiracy of silence'

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has a Harvey Weinstein story, too. And she's sharing it in hopes of doing her part to end what she calls in a New York Times op-ed a "conspiracy of silence."