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Grammy-nominated recording artist Deborah Cox is back with a new video for her single Easy Way. The song–written by songwriter and producer Rico Love–shares the ups and downs of being in love. The song was released in November and is the first single off her highly anticipated seventh studio album. Want to be the first […]

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Remember R&B singer Case? If you loved his hits like “Touch Me, Tease Me,” “Happily Ever After” and “Missing You,” then it’s hard to forget the crooner, who was a pretty big deal in the late 90s and early 00s. BET caught up with the artist born Case Woodard for their popular YouTube series Finding, and […]

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After decades in the music vault, Aaliyah’s music will finally be available on streaming services in 2020. Aaliyah’s uncle, Barry Hankerson, announced the news on Twitter, telling fans that the music will drop on January 16th, 2020. “We listened, this is not a drill in honor of the great legacy of #Aaliyah,” Hankerson, the former head of […]

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While all of the group members aren’t on speaking terms right now, Lifetime is getting ready to produce a Salt-N-Pepa biopic. The 3-hour film is still in production but the network has recently announced the leading cast. GG Townson (left), known for her roles in “In the Cut,” “Everybody Hates Chris” will star as Cheryl […]

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It’s been five years since Lauryn Hill last released a solo single but she’s back with a new track to be featured on the upcoming film, Queen & Slim. 

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Last week we rejoiced that Cyntoia Brown, former child sex trafficking victim who had served a 15-year sentence for murder, after she was recently released from a Tennessee jail. Following the announcement that her story would be forever engrained with the reveal of a new book deal, a second release that Brown got married in […]

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This week, Hulu released the official trailer for their upcoming Wu-Tang Clan biopic, Wu-Tang: An American Saga. Guided by the musical vision of a young RZA, who partnered with Watchmen and Superfly screenwriter Alex Tse to write and produce the series inspired by the rapper’s books, “The Wu-Tang Manual” and “Tao Of Wu.” RZA and […]

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90’s singer Tweet wants y’all to know that she is totally over the Black church, and she hit up social media to explain what exactly has got her so heated. As noted by The YBF, it seems her daughter Shenice shares her frustration, as the two had a one-on-one discussion on Instagram Live about shady church business. “I’m not […]

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Tevin Campbell has been rarely seen since his prime in the 90’s but it looks like we will be seeing a whole lot more of him in the near future.  Campbell took to social media to make a big announcement that he was on the set of Queen Sugar and will be joining the cast! […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine. The organization announced the new group of inductees Saturday. Other inductees include Tom T. Hall, who Johnny Cash called […]