Kendrick Lamar makes history: charts all 14 tracks from ‘DAMN’

Topping out the chart at the number 1 spot is the song “Humble,” which jumped up from number 3 to number 1.

Beyoncé creates scholarship for young women studying the arts, black studies

The scholarship will start to become available for the 2017-2018 school year, with aims to “encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident.”

Ron Clark Academy welcomes Its 5th-grade class in the most turnt up way

If you don’t know about the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, you should know that not only does the school look like something out of a Harry Potter movie, but its principal and founder, Ron Clark, has some slick dance ...

Jay Z to produce docuseries about race in America

“Race With Jay Z” will explore the state of race relations in the aftermath of the presidential election.

Marco Pave – In advance of ‘Welcome to Grc Land’

Debut album official release May 12.

New Prince album coming out on Friday . . . or is it?

Release of "Deliverance" may get held up in court.

The very real life of Pastor John Gray

‘This is not religious programming — it’s hope programming,’ says Joel Osteen protege.

I can’t handle Kendrick Lamar

We don’t normally get this much from a singular rap artist.

Paramount hires original ‘Coming to America’ writers for sequel

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield, the writers behind the original 1988 classic, will be returning to write the sequel, which is still in its early stages.

Essence salutes ‘100 Woke Women’ in special issue

Essence’s May 2017 issue includes its first-ever “Woke 100” list. The cover will spotlight 12 activist women in particular, with the full 100 list inside.

Janet Jackson’s husband breaks silence amid divorce

Posts scripture from Qu'ran on official website.

The strange legacy of Tupac’s ‘hologram’ lives on five years after its historic Coachella debut

On Dr. Dre’s order, an Academy Award-winning visual effects studio spent weeks designing a virtual Makaveli.

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Film Review: The Fate of The Furious

Dom Goes Rogue for Damsel-in-Distress in eighth episode of high-octane franchise.


Joy Doss chats with DJ Self about upcoming performance with Remy Ma