Arts & Entertainment

Global Grind’s coverage of today’s arts and entertainment news for urban millennials.

Nearly a month ago, Gia Allemand’s life was tragically cut short. The former reality star committed suicide on August 12. As the news broke, dark details emerged about the former Bachelor star’s tragic death. Gia had been on the phone with her mother, Donna Micheletti, during her last moments on earth. Micheletti shared the details of […]

Azealia Banks just unveiled the tracklist to her long-awaited debut album, Broke With Expensive Taste. Earlier today, the on-the-rise Harlem femcee posted a hand-written copy of the entire tracklist via Instagram. The album encompasses 16 songs, along with her breakout track “212” and the singles “Yung Rapunxel” and “ATM Jam.” It also features guest appearances from Theophilus […]

With the stigma surrounding depression and mental health disorders and the rising statistics of teen suicide, today’s Suicide Prevention Day is rather important. The importance of suicide prevention hits home with singer/songwriter Starshell. The beautiful co-writer of Kanye West’s “Love Lockdown” lost her sister to suicide and now, she’s taken it upon herself to be […]

When one receives a second chance at life, they better take it, and that’s exactly what Sean Kingston is doing – taking back his life. In 2011, Sean Kingston almost lost his life in a terrible jet-skiing accident in Miami, Florida, but now, the 23-year-old singer/songwriter is Back 2 Life with his new album. Sean […]

Watch out now! There’s a new show everyone is going to be talking about and it’s called Jersey Strong. From the team behind the Peabody Award winning series, Brick City, this Newark-based docu-soap chronicles the lives of two families from parallel universes — the street and the executive suite. Reformed Blood (Jayda) and Crip (Creep) […]

In case you somehow haven’t heard, iHeartRadio is gearing up for their monumental annual music festival in Las Vegas next weekend. The iHeartRadio Music Festival showcases the biggest hitmakers on the planet and this year is no different. Everyone from Justin Timberlake, J. Cole and Katy Perry to Drake and Queen (!) will be hitting […]

Get familiar with Skrizzly Adams: Bruce Springsteen meets Kanye West! The up-and-coming artist drops his debut single to the world, “West Virginia And These Cigarettes,” which he also produced himself, mixing urban and Americana to give this track its uniquely dope sound. He tweeted: This track is like nothing you’ve ever heard before and I […]

These two together is like magic. Active Child teams up with fellow singer/songwriter newcomer Mikky Ekko. Their new collaboration is a synth-heavy production titled “Subtle.” “The beat goes on and on forever/ the beat goes on and I’m haunted the sound/boom boom broken heart,” sings Mikky Ekko. While Active Child is most notably known for […]

Mario Lopez and his wife Courtney welcomed a second child late last night. The baby was healthy, weighing in at 7 pounds. It’s a boy!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please welcome Dominic Lopez to the world! Couldn’t be happier… @CourtneyMLopez & baby are doing just fine… 🙂 — Mario Lopez (@MarioLopezExtra) September 10, 2013 The former Saved By The Bell […]

Could Kanye’s biggest fan be a 5-year-old? We’ve seen stranger things happen. GlobalGrind came across this video of an adorable 5-year-old named Leland who loves Kanye West and is absolutely “obsessed” with his Yeezus album. This song is obviously too deep for a 5-year-old to be rapping, but we have to give credit where credit […]

Lamar Odom was spotted leaving dinner in a great mood – despite the fact that his life seems to be crumbling around him. During the paparazzi’s run-in with Lamar, the NBA baller says he doesn’t have a drug problem, and says he’s hoping to play basketball next season for whoever wants to see him play. […]

Would you rather be royal or Kanye West? Right now, New Zealand teen sensation Lorde would rather be Kanye West, well at least during her iHeartRadio performance. The breakout 16-year-old starlet covered Kanye’s Yeezus track “Hold My Liquor” during New Zealand’s iHeartRadio concert. Lorde first burst onto the U.S. music scene with her indie pop smash […]