Tributes pour in for 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin

A one-of-a-kind voice in the musical world is being remembered as a person who's left an unfillable void in the music industry.

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died

Aretha Franklin, whose gospel-rooted singing and bluesy yet expansive delivery earned her the title "the Queen of Soul," has died, a family statement said Thursday. She was 76.

Keyondra Lockett Impacts Radio with "Try", Makes Stunning Appearances Around the Country

Keyondra Lockett is stepping boldly into her new normal as a solo artist, as she makes major moves in support of her independent career and her debut album. She recently inked a partnership deal with IndieBlu/Entertainment One Entertainment, and is ...

Fans rally around Aretha Franklin

Many fans are giving Aretha Franklin her flowers now. In the wake of news that the legendary singer is gravely ill, social media has been flooded with tributes.

John Legend wants Louisiana to amend its constitution to remove 'white supremacy'

As part of his continued work in criminal justice reform, John Legend is calling on Louisiana to change its constitution.

'Rickey Smiley For Real' Season 5 Premieres on TV One Tues. October 30

TV One announced today that production is currently underway on season five of hit franchise RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL, a one-hour docu-series featuring award-winning syndicated radio personality, host and stand-up comedian Rickey Smiley, as he tries to juggle his career ...

Travis Scott announces Astroworld Festival

Travis Scott is headling the Astroworld Festival. Titled after his recent album, the festival will take place on November 17th in Houston across from where Astroworld Theme Park used to be at NRG Park.

Joe Jackson Dead at 89 After Battle With Pancreatic Cancer

Family sources tell TMZ, Joe died at a hospice in Las Vegas. The hospice is connected to a hospital where Joe was admitted. We're told he was moved to the hospice a day and a half ago.

Spike Lee Says He Hopes His New Film, 'BlacKkKlansman,' Makes Donald Trump a One-term President

Spike Lee hopes his new movie, "BlacKkKlansman," inspires Americans not to vote President Donald Trump into office for a second term.

Nicki Minaj Surprises Fans with the Release of Her Highly Anticipated New Album Queen

New York, NY (August 10th, 2018) - The undisputed reigning queen of hip-hop, NICKI MINAJ, has released her highly anticipated fourth full-length album, Queen. The album is available at all digital retailers, see full track listing below.

The Wakanda Effect? Black Women Are Dominating Magazine Covers This Month

Beyoncé said it herself, in her own words, while reflecting on her historic Vogue cover and spread.

Toni Braxton’s Formerly Autistic Son Now Signed Model

Toni Braxton has always been a proud parent, always sharing how great her sons are. But she took to Instagram recently to celebrate one of her son’s, Deizel, extra special milestone. “Congrats Diezy @diezel.braxton on signing to Wilhelmina Modeling Agency,” ...

Salute to Houston's Own Slim Thug

Slim Thug has been running things like a “Boss” for the past twenty years. Coming on the scene in 1998 to catch the ear and eye of DJ Michael “5000” Watts and joining the “Swisha House” family, Slim’s legacy was ...

Drake Becomes First Artist to Cross 50 Billion Streams

DRAKE has just made history becoming the first artist to surpass 50 billion streams across all global streaming platforms. His latest full-length album, Scorpion, has successfully pushed the artist into rarefied air. On top of the streaming record, Scorpion is ...

Fourth suspect in XXXTentacion's killing turns himself in

The last man authorities were seeking in the killing of rapper XXXTentacion surrendered at his lawyer's office, Broward County authorities said Tuesday evening.