Arts & Entertainment


Self-accountability takes a backseat to victimhood in Dyson's latest trope

On a muggy Thursday evening, renowned intellectual Micheal Eric Dyson waltzed into Leimert Park’s Eso Wan bookstore and sparked a thunderous round of applause from his admirers, many of whom appeared to be well advanced in age and familiar with ...

Stevie Wonder Marries (For 3rd Time) To Tomeeka Robyn Bracy

Stevie Wonder, 67, and his fiancée, Tomeeka Robyn Bracy, 42, who have 2 children together, made it legal and official at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles last weekend, according to People.

Desperate Kevin Hart Tries To Laugh Off Shocking Cheating Scandal

Kevin Hart attempted to brush off Radar’s shocking cheating scandal this week, despite being caught on camera with a mystery woman in the backseat of a luxury car in Miami Beach.

Lawsuit: Usher Pays Woman $1.1M After Allegedly Giving Her Herpes

R&B singer Usher reportedly paid a woman $1.1 million after allegedly infecting her with genital herpes, according to legal documents obtained by Radar Online. The court papers emerged Wednesday, but they were created in 2012.

Quincy Jones launches Qwest TV

Legendary music producer and composer Quincy Jones has announced the formation of Qwest TV, billed as the world’s first subscription video-on-demand platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.

Hollywood by Choice

On Aug. 4, Stephen King’s long awaited novel series “Dark Tower” will finally hit the silver screen. The movie tells the story of gunslinger Roland Deschain. Set in a world woven together with magic, Deschain is tracking an evil magician ...

Parents Accuse R. Kelly of Holding Their Daughters In Cult

*Three sets of parents claim that R&B singer R. Kelly is holding their daughters in an abusive “cult,” according to a BuzzFeed News report published Monday morning (July 17).

“Sin of a Woman” by Kimberla Lawson Roby

Nothing’s set in stone. Few things are. Lucky for you, there’s usually a chance to change your mind or have a do-over. You can often get another go at something because few things are that firmly decided. As in the ...

Intruder Arrested at Drake's California Home After Finding Address 'On Blog'

*A man who says he came across Drake’s address on a blog was arrested at his home on Thursday (July 13), accused of trespassing.

Beyonce Presents Sir and Rumi Carter (The Twins) To The World Via Instagram

Let’s all say thank you to Mrs. Carter for releasing the first official photo of her and Jay-Z’s newborn twins.

Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Nelsan Ellis die at 77 and 39, respectively

The entertainment world lost two standout performers this past week, as actors Nelsan Ellis and Ji-Tu Cumbuka died within days of each other. Cumbuka’s July 4 demise was reported by his niece, Amber Holifield on her Facebook page. He was ...

Carson resident named Mrs. California

Kristi Eddy, 29-year-old assistant principal of Cindy & Bill Simon Technology Academy High School in Watts, Calif. and resident of Carson, was recently named Mrs. California at the Hilton Palm Springs Resort. In the pageant, exclusively for married women, Eddy ...

Brandy Reportedly Dumps Her Cheating Boyfriend After Catching Him With 3 Different Women

Sir the Baptist was reportedly given the boot by Brandy because she caught him slipping with multiple women, including his baby mama.

Shia LaBeouf Curses Out Black Cop: 'Dumb F-...You Wanna Arrest White People? (Video)

Shia LaBeouf’s latest drunken arrest includes footage of the actor cursing out his black arresting officer in Savannah, GA.

“Surpassing Certainty” by Janet Mock

When you were twenty, you wanted only to impress. If people looked at you, wasn’t that good? You wanted to be seen, watched, adored by those you saw as desirable. But what, exactly, did you want people to notice? Was ...