Arts & Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Whitney Houston's triumphant, heartbreaking life is being remembered in a book by her mother, singer Cissy Houston. Houston has a deal with HarperCollins for a memoir it says will reveal the "unabridged and unbelievable story" of her Grammy Award-winning daughter, who died in a Beverly Hills, Calif., hotel bathtub in February […]

Funk Master George Clinton hasn’t had the best luck over the last few years. Now, Uncle Sam is after the “Atomic Dog” singer. Clinton owes the government a little over $115,000 in back taxes.   Read more at TheUrbanDaily.

According to recent reports, the “I am very rich, b–ch!" star NeNe Leakes of the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" will become just that much richer next season. Last season NeNe Leakes  became the highest paid reality star in “RHOA” history pulling in around $750,000. In recent interviews, Leakes has mentioned being tired of reality TV […]

Just when "Basketball Wives" star Tami Roman thought she back in the public’s good graces, a magazine outs her as a liar. During the final confrontation Jennifer Williams had with Evelyn Lozada on "Basketball Wives," Roman said she had the transcripts of an interview Williams did with "Sister 2 Sister" Magazine where she made negative […]

R&B crooner Brian McKnight has been in the news a lot lately for his explicit song and now his Twitter account is getting a lot of attention. Although neither mentioned names, McKnight and Chris Brown traded virtual blows on Twitter this past Saturday night. McKnight encouraged his followers to give suggestions on his next career […]

New York Knicks power forward, Amare Stoudemire, took a big leap in the romantic ring and proposed to his longtime girlfriend and mother of his three children–Alexis Welch.   Read more at Hellobeautiful.

TMZ is reporting that a custody evaluation has been completed and submitted to the judge in Halle Berry’s custody case against Gabriel Aubry over their daughter Nahla. Following extensive interviews with Berry, 4-year-old Nahla, her father and others, the custody evaluator — a psychologist – concluded that Berry is the better parent, according to the […]

PARIS (AP) — Grammy-winning jazz musician Al Jarreau has canceled part of a French tour after being diagnosed with pneumonia. The singer's press team said in a statement Monday that Jarreau's doctors had recommended that he not travel while he recovers. Jarreau had been scheduled to give concerts in France on June 7, 9 and […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Dawson, the wisecracking British entertainer who was among the schemers in the 1960s sitcom "Hogan's Heroes" and a decade later began kissing thousands of female contestants as host of the game show "Family Feud" has died. He was 79. Dawson, also known to TV fans as the Cockney POW Cpl. […]

Carl Carlton has taken a long hiatus from the music industry. But the popular 80’s R&B singer has resurfaced. Carlton has three new songs on the market, "Saturday","Caught up"and "God is Good". He is also touring with the 70s Soul Jam and plans to do several dates in Europe and Asia. The singer is also […]

<p>Think of a summer day. Now think of the song “Summertime” by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince or the song “Hot Fun In the Summertime” by Sly and the Family Stone.  Isn’t there something about those songs that makes a great summer day even better? That’s the essence of black music.</p>

Are you normal? Well, it’s the question that the new show “Are You Normal, America?” aims to find out. Actress/comedienne Kim Coles hosts the new game show on OWN which debuts tonight at 8 p.m. Contestants can win up to $100,000 by answering questions geared to find out whether they fall into the “normal” range […]