Since its release, Straight Outta Compton has owned the box office and the film’s stars have every reason to be celebrating. Ice Cube‘s son, O’Shea Jackson, Jr., received great reviews for the portrayal of his father, while Jason Mitchell‘s rise from the streets to the big screen as Eazy-E is probably the most inspirational thing […]

Gina Rodriguez‘s Golden Globe win for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for her role as Jane in Jane the Virgin has her name on the tip of everyone’s tongues. The 30-year old beauty who hails from Chicago, Illinois has been called Hollywood’s next big thing, but judging by her Golden Globes acceptance speech, she’s still just […]

There’s a good chance your favorite rapper walked into 320 West 37th Street and took the elevator up to the fourth floor. There stood the greatest hip-hop studio of all time: D&D Studios. This was the studio where rappers like Jay Z, Notorious B.I.G., Nas, Black Moon, Talib Kweli, Slaughterhouse, and more created certified classics. The […]

Nearly one month after ending her longtime relationship with Sugar Bear, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star Mama June Shannon is back on the dating scene in a big way. According to TMZ, the reality TV star is currently involved with 53-year-old Mark McDaniel. The problem? McDaniel was convicted for aggravated child molestation in 2004. Prosecutors say […]

After Zendaya Coleman resigned from the Aaliyah project last month, fans of the upcoming biopic wondered who would portray their beloved angel. Well, it was confirmed on Friday morning that Alexandra Shipp is set to take Zendaya’s place. The decision left everyone asking the same question: Who is Alexandra Shipp? Here are 10 things you should know about […]

The hip-hop game is pretty hard to get into, but leaving a mark on it is even harder. Lanz Pierce has stepped into the big bad world, and she’s already proving that she’s here to be heard, make an impact, and spread a message. The New York native is making big moves, having already gotten […]

R&B Divas Atlanta is back! As the highly anticipated show returns to TV One on Wednesday, April 23rd, fans are super excited that the wait is finally over. Not only will we get to catch up with original cast members Syleena Johnson, Keke Wyatt, Angie Stone, and Monifah Carter, but we’ll be introduced to the […]

You know what makes Nas‘ debut album Illmatic so brilliant? It’s so New York. If you’re sick to your stomach over what current New York City has become (Citibikes, really?) give Illmatic a listen. You’ll be transferred to a cold, gritty world, where it’s “too dark to see tomorrow” (because a “black cloud follows,” of […]

Model Chantel Jeffries was keeping Justin Bieber’s driver’s seat warm on the night he was booked for allegedly drag racing, driving while under the influence, and resisting arrest in Miami. Now, we’ve got the scoop on the young beauty. Chantel is 21-years-old, signed to Wilhelmina Models, and has dated superstars like P. Diddy’s son Justin […]

Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson is NOT the father! According to the rumor mill, Evelyn Lozada is newly boo’ed up with Carl Crawford, an LA Dodgers baseball player. And since she recently announced her pregnancy, Ev left the world wondering: is this Carl’s kid? Since the Basketball Wives star responded to a fan who asked if it was Ocho’s with […]

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the red carpet coverage of one of the most anticipated movies of the season, 12 Years A Slave, then you have without a doubt caught a glimpse of the close-cropped beauty, Lupita Nyong’o.  With a repertoire as worldly as Lupita’s, it’s hard not to appeal to the masses. The actress was born in Mexico, raised in […]