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Check out our selection of 15 great Christmas albums by Black musicians that will add some soul to your holiday season from Christmas Eve all the way until Boxing Day!

Music executive and record producer LA Reid is responsible for practically everything on your radio, in your car and on your phone — for the last 30 years. Literally. From The Deele, Babyface, Toni Braxton, Future, Pink, Avril Lavigne, Whitney Houston and anybody else you can think of, Reid is likely apart of their success. […]

It’s no secret that despite what critiques you may have had about Toni Braxton‘s biopic, she and the network are definitely breathing easy as its success. Bringing in more than 3.6 million viewers last week, the Toni’s life story set a record high for the network as well as open up a few old wounds, […]


By now we all know that Perri Reid (aka Pebbles) – TLC’s former manager – sued Viacom for $40 mill claiming she was defamed by the VH1 biopic “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story.” Pebbles explained in the docs that the film depicted her as conniving and dishonest, and she denied allegations that she underpaid and controlled […]

While the VH1 biopic Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story got rave reviews and a record 4 million viewers for the network, there’s one person who was not a fan. That was TLC’s former manager, Perri “Pebbles” Reid, who says she was falsely portrayed in the film, where she was played by Rochelle Aytes. Pebbles […]