Black America Web was able to get an exclusive sit-down with talented Detroit native Liv Heavenly as she prepares for new music and even bigger heights in her R&B career.

Little Known Black History Facts

The late Anne Wiggins Brown was the first Black vocalist admitted to the prestigious Juilliard School in New York, and went on to play Bess in the opera, Porgy and Bess. Brown was born August 9, 1912 in Baltimore, Md. Brown was born Anne Wiggins and was said to be a vocal prodigy from the […]

Little Known Black History Facts

Etta Moten Barnett blazed a trail for Black women in entertainment, changing the perception of how her race and gender were seen on-screen and stage. On this day in 1934, Barnett became the first African-American woman to perform inside the White House. Barnett was born Etta Moten on November 5, 1901 in Weimar, Texas. She […]

Russ Parr Morning Show The first visuals for Ocean’s 8 are here and our girl Rihanna is stealing the show. Literally. Ri Ri and her crew of professional thieves set their eyes on the blinged out neck of the fabulous and fictitious Daphne Kruger, played by Anne Hathaway. Sandra Bullock stars as Danny Ocean’s (George Clooney) estranged sister […]

Arts & Entertainment

Nina Simone’s only daughter, Lisa Simone Kelly, says she has no issue with Zoe Saldana portraying her mother in the upcoming biopic “Nina,” and she denies being behind that snarky tweet Simone’s estate sent to Zoe shortly after the new trailer for the film debuted last week. Perhaps Nina Simone’s brother, Sam Waymon, sent the […]

  Whitney Elizabeth Houston was  towering vocal talent the likes of which we may not see again in this lifetime. Sadly she died a tragic death at age 49 in Los Angeles in the midst of a comeback, but the circumstances of her death is not the legacy she leaves behind. It’s in the musical […]