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


Gabrielle Union will be working behind the scenes for her next project. Instead of taking on a starring role, Union will be serving as executive producer for a comedy called Black Girl Magic.


Tyler Perry has set up his first project at Viacom as part of his multiyear content partnership with the media giant, THR reports. Viacom’s BET Network has teamed with Perry to create a subscription streaming service that combines his library of movies and TV shows with the cabler’s programming vault. The subscription service dubbed BET Plus will debut […]

If someone hurt you or even killed someone you love, what would it take for you to forgive them? Van Jones hosts The Redemption Project which explores how people change and how forgiveness can come about. Jones says in the age of “cancel culture” that “we’ve got to get back to forgiveness.” According to him […]

Nick Cannon is one step closer to having his own late night talk show. This week, he posted a photo of him on set. Captioning the image: “Thankful and grateful for my team and @foxtv for today in the first step towards my late night show. Catch the 2019 Fox Winter Preview coming to your house […]

Comedian Kevin Hart is making his way over to CBS to host a new show called TKO: The Total Knock Out. Hart will be the host of the new obstacle course competition series show on CBS according to Vulture. The show will feature participants going through a course as four other players hurl objects at them trying […]

If you were hoping and praying for a Hidden Figures show pray no more! National Geographic is working on adapting the 2016 film into a television show. Finally, the dream can continue! TV Line reports that the educational channel will tell the stories of the three amazing African-American women who played instrumental roles in the development of the NASA space program in […]

Producer and actress Vivica A. Fox will host a new CBS show called Face The Truth. According to The Hollywood Reporter the show will address conflict and resolution in problems guest share with a panel of experts on the show. Studio audience get to take part by voting who they find wrong in a situation. Some of the […]

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds is partnering with Electus to make a scripted music series that aims to bring viewers behind the scenes of the New York city music industry in the 90’s. Deadline reports the dramedy is based on and developed by the award-winning producer Damon Sharpe and recording artist Stacy Asencio-Sutphen. The show follows the life of […]

Actor Wood Harris from the popular show The Wire will play the lead along side Lynn Collins in a new ABC cop drama pilot called The Mission. Deadline reports that the show will be about the lives of two cops played by Harris and Collins and the ups and downs they face in their careers. Written by Jason Richman […]

Actor and director Nate Parker is back directing a new digital series called Baseline. Atlanta Black Star reports, after having his directorial début of his film Birth Of A Nation crushed by rape allegations back in 2016, Parker is back writing and directing. Baseline is about a family living in inner city Los Angeles that’s fighting to protect their aspiring […]

Civil rights advocate and former Obama administration advisor Van Jones is getting his own show on CNN called “The Van Jones Show.” Variety reports that Jones will get a one-hour show in January along with hosting an original documentary series set to dissect instances of “reconciliation, hope and redemption within the criminal justice system.” In his […]