Arts & Entertainment

<p>Join us as we celebrate the history and legacy of black music this month.</p>

With all the new black networks in place, that means more black programming options. And that means more comedy shows on TV. Over-the-air network Bounce TV, the only black network currently available without a cable subscription, introduces their second original series “Uptown Comic,” hosted by Joe Torry. Shot at Atlanta’s Uptown Comedy Corner, the show […]

Suffering from what’s been described as heat exhaustion, old school rapper Tone Loc collapsed on stage during his concert at Moody Theater in Austin, Texas Friday night. Loc’s manager tells TMZ that the venue felt like it was over 100 degrees, which caused the rapper to fall. He was immediately helped off stage, given water […]

Professional basketball star Tony Parker says he suffered a scratched retina on one of his eyes during a New York City nightclub brawl involving singer Chris Brown and members of hip-hop star Drake's entourage. The guard for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association, wearing dark sunglasses, described the incident Friday in Paris […]

Meagan Good was a vision this weekend at her wedding to DeVon Franklin, a Hollywood producer and Seventh-day Adventist preacher, in Malibu, CA. The actress described the ceremony as “a bayou-themed kind of Spanish mosque, a very enchanted-y Twilight feel.” Go to Hellobeautiful to read more.

When John Edwards faced the prospect of an indictment that could put him behind bars, he calmly told his mistress he would probably wind up in a low-security prison in Virginia more like a country club than a jail. She quickly told him she and their daughter would move there to be near him if […]

Hip-Hop’s jack-of-all-trades, RZA of the Wu Tang Clan has signed on to teach incarcerated men how to be exemplary fathers to their children.  On Saturday, he will be hosting a Father’s Day Workshop at Los Angeles’ Juvenile Hall, according to TMZ. RZA will “educate the young men about their roles, responsibilities and expectations as fathers […]

R&B singer/songwriter Ne-Yo, at the tender age of 32, was inducted Thursday into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York City. The institution recognizes those in the industry who are “pioneers in their craft” and have “inspired the music community.” Ne-Yo, born Shaffer Chimere Smith, Jr., picked up the Hal David Starlight Award for […]

Howard Rosenman, the producer-writer of the original 1976 “Sparkle” and executive producer of Sony’s 2012 remake starring Whitney Houston, tells The Hollywood Reporter that a novelization of the movie’s story was sold six weeks ago to Simon & Schuster. The book will be released Aug. 7th, 10 days before the film opens. The forthcoming “Sparkle” […]

Everyone is is mourning the death of former ‘Moesha’ star Yvette Wilson, who played Andell Wilkerson. She was just 48 years old. As previously reported by, Wilson was suffering with stage 4 Cervical Cancer and kidney issues was in dire need of funds in order to pay her mounting medical bills.   Read More […]

What’s a family reunion without the kids? Well, in this case, it’s the teenagers of the OMG Girlz along with Diggy Simmons that will be part of the Teen show at the upcoming Tom Joyner Family Reunion.  If you’re planning on heading down to Orlando from August 30 – September 3 then you know there’s […]

Steve Urkel’s beloved crush could be in the middle of a high profile scandal. Kellie Williams, who played Laura Winslow on “Family Matters” in the late 80s and 90s is being accused of helping former Washington, D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. steal money. Thomas was sent to federal prison after admitting to stealing more than […]