Arts & Entertainment

Kanye could be proposing to his reality television star girlfriend pretty soon. According to reports, the rapper is in the middle of designing an engagement ring for his socialite princess. reports that Kanye hired a jeweler to create a custom engagement ring for Kim from pieces of his late mother’s jewelry. Yeah he’s got […]

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” is beautifully shot and engages us quickly. The film tells the story of what one might call “American backwoods bayou folk”, living in poverty that rivals parts of Africa.  But Director Benh Zeitlin’s tale focuses less on economics and much more on character. And somehow cinematographer Amy Vincent is able […]

Surrounded by some of her children, including Janet, Rebbie and Jermaine Jackson, Katherine Jackson made a statement upon returning home from a trip to Arizona that has much turmoil among her famous offspring. At the center of the confusion are Michael Jackson’s three children, who were placed in the temporary custody of Tito’s son TJ […]

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The El Paso medical examiner's office says Sherman Hemsley, who played George Jefferson in the television sitcom "The Jeffersons," died of natural causes and that no autopsy will be performed. Coroner's office administration manager Irene Santiago said Wednesday that the 74-year-old actor had been ill. She did not elaborate. El […]

O.J. Simpson is going to be locked up for a long time, but it’s not keeping him from touching millions around the globe. The disgraced former NFL great could be appearing on big screens pretty soon in a film all about his life. “The Unpromotable” feature’s the fallen star’s journey through the eyes of  Simpson’s […]

A woman in the audience of funny man Eddie Griffin threw her drink on him after he joked about lesbians. The comedian responded with an “air-hump,” she contends. Now Fiona Walsh, who is a lesbian, is claiming sexual assault. As previously reported, the whole event happened at Tommy T’s Comedy Club in Pleasanton, Calif. last […]

In South Carolina, Venisha Brown, the daughter of the late James Brown, is being charged with theft by taking a motor vehicle in Richmond County and is being held for North Augusta authorities, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Investigator Billy Dixon. North Augusta Public Safety has issued warrants against Brown for possession of a stolen […]

The 75-year-old actor chatted about his views regarding marijuana during an interview with Newsweek recently. “Marijuana! Heavens, oh yeah. It’s just the stupidest law possible, given history,” he lamented. “You don’t stop people from doing what they want to do, so forget about making it unlawful. You’re just making criminals out of people who aren’t […]

LONDON (AP) — Muhammad Ali was the star of a London charity gala Wednesday that set off the Olympic party season – though with a gentle jog rather than an A-list burst out of the blocks. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie failed to put in a much-anticipated appearance on the red carpet at the Sports […]

The Jackson family is going through a whole lot of stuff right now. And the veil is coming down. Marlon Jackson broke down in tears during an interview with “The Insider” while discussing his mother. He explained that Katherine Jackson is completely out of communication with the family. “We’ve been told that our mother is […]

When hip-hop singer Nate Dogg died last year, he didn’t have his affairs in order. There was no will and no instructions as to how things should be divided amongst his children and other surviving relatives. just as a family feud started brewing, a lawyer was hired to handle the legal wrangling. According to documents […]

For music lovers, the “Nati” is the place to be this weekend. Eddie Levert and the O’Jays  are among the legendary musical performers heading down to The Queen City to perform at the city’s 50th annual music festival this weekend. Once called the Ohio Valley Jazz Festival, for the last eight years, it’s now the […]