Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

We spoke with Laurence Fishburne and Diamond White of ‘Marvel's Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur’ to see why this might your next favorite cartoon.


Taraji P. Henson recently sat down with Patia Braithwaite of SELF Magazine to discuss a whole lot of things, including mental health, the “strong Black woman” trope, menopause, her support of Terrence Howard and Jussie Smollett, and why she and her fiancé Kelvin Hayden broke up for a little bit. Finding a therapist to help treat her anxiety […]


  One thing about Will Smith. Dude sees things differently than most folks. Even something like the age-old institution of marriage. You see, as far as Mr. and Mrs. Smith (we think we can refer to them that way), are concerned, they are beyond what’s called a “traditional marriage” and consider themselves to be more than […]

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The last year has been a whirlwind for actress/writer/producer/creator Lena Waithe. After making history by being the first black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series (for the Netflix hit Master of None,) creating the new Showtime hit series The Chi and co-starring in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film Ready Player […]


Quincy Jones has been revealing some pretty wild things about all of his years in Hollywood recently, and now he’s apologizing for some of the things he said. From his stories about having dozens of girlfriends around the world who know each other to talking about how the Beatles aren’t great musicians, Jones’ interviews have […]

Raise your hand if you still know the words to Next’s “Wifey” (we definitely do). Can you believe it’s been 17 years since the release? We sat down with Next – RL, T-Low and Tweet – to discuss what drove them to reunite after so many years apart, their new music and the state of […]

Platinum-selling, Grammy-winning R&B group 112 released hit after hit after hit in the 1990s and early 2000s. Now, the Altanta-based group is back with their first commercial single in 12 years titled “Dangerous Games” and like the rest of their hit records, you will find a catchy hook and something you can easily sing along […]


It’s an understatement to say that Eddie Murphy changed the face of comedy, between being the first comedian (and first of color) to become a huge blockbuster draw and star in some of the biggest film franchises of all-time, he is largely considered the modern blueprint for a comedian crossover. However, while he is considered […]

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The death of a loved one is never easy to get over, but it is especially hard to grieve when they have been murdered. That feeling is unfortunately what Toya Wright is currently dealing with as she tries to make sense of the devastating murders of her two brothers this past July. Now, she opens […]

The Godfather of Soul gets the big screen treatment with “Get On Up,” which follows James Brown from his humble beginnings to becoming one of…

On July 2, 2014 actor,  rapper and TV producer Nick Cannon takes his multi-tasking skills to the next level making his feature film directorial debut…