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Sade Returns With New Song for A Wrinkle in Time

The queen of soul Sade has finally stepped out to record first song since the release of her last album in 2010. Ava DuVernay, an Oscar-nominated directress, took it to Twitter this morning to share the exciting news - Sade has written an original song titled Flower of the Universe for the adaptation of...

Adam Silver Is Considering Changing NBA Playoff Format (Video)

If we’re talking about forward thinking in terms of a professional league, Adam Silver and the NBA are at the top of the list. He’s always listening to fans, the NBA Player’s Union, owners and tweaking the current league to make it fun and more entertaining for everyone. Silver cares...

Kobe Bryant & Shaquille O'Neal Air Out Entire Issues (Video)

For nearly a month, TNT has been sharing snippets from their long-awaited Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal sit-down interview. The nearly 40-minute conversation centered on their rise-and-fall in the Los Angeles Lakers – including what led to their original falling out. While the two have patched things up in recent years, the emotional conversation...

Drake Gives Away Nearly $1 Million In a Newly Released Music Video

Drake is out here making a difference. In the opening credits for God's Plan the rapper announced that all the budget of $996,631.90, which was originally set to produce the visual, was donated to Miami residents. In the recently released music video the hip hop artist can be seen giving away $50,000 to a women's shelter,...

‘Black Panther’ box office opening breaks record

Long live Wakanda, long live the king! The highly anticipated comic book adaptation premiered last night and already made history by earning staggering 25.2 million in Thursday previews.  At this rate, the first Marvel movie to feature a black protagonist may easily set the record as the biggest February opening in history (surpassing Deadpool). 'Black Panther' currently has...

'Atlanta' Season 2 [Official Trailer] (Video)

Atlanta season two officially premieres March 1st, and we couldn’t be more excited for it. Following the first two promo clips, FX is now sharing the official trailer with footage from the actual series. In it, the likes of Donald Glover, Keith Stanfield, Brian Tyree Henry and Zazie Beetz all appear in scenes, showing...

Snapchat's Users Aren't Happy With The New Update

Snapchat’s new major update was poorly received by an overwhelmingly large number of users, who took it to social media to show their outrage.    Here is what changed:  -Swiping left reveals a Friends page that lets you see your chats with friends, but also all of their Snapchat Stories. -The Friends panel is now...

Cavs trade Thomas, Frye to Lakers for Clarkson, Nance Jr.

The Lakers have traded Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance to the Cavaliers for Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye and a 2018 protected first-round pick, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.   story developing...

Cavaliers & Hornets Engaged in Trade Talks for Kemba Walker & Isaiah Thomas

Last week, reports surfaced that the Cleveland Cavaliers were looking to present a trade to the Los Angeles Clippers for DeAndre Jordan. As expected, Los Angeles management gawked at the trade proposal, for the Cavaliers inability to include that 2018 Brooklyn Nets pick. Well, today, ESPN’s Zach Lowe has revealed that the...

Apple Music could overtake Spotify in the US this summer

Spotify's lead in paid music streaming might not be as impregnable as it looks. The Wall Street Journal has obtained industry figures suggesting that Apple Music is growing faster than Spotify in the US, adding 5 percent to its base every month versus 'just' 2 percent for Spotify. If that rate continues, Apple could...

Bulls To Trade Niko Mirotic To Pelicans

The Bulls have netted the first-round pick they so desired in a Nikola Mirotic trade. After their negotiations hit a snag two days ago, Chicago agreed to a deal to send Mirotic to the New Orleans Pelicans early Thursday afternoon, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported. Once finalized, the Bulls will receive a...

Cavaliers' Kevin Love Out 6-8 Weeks with Broken Hand

As if the Cleveland Cavaliers didn’t have enough internal turmoil, the team has suffered yet another setback. Kevin Love fractured his left hand in tonight’s game against the Detroit Pistons. It happened in the first quarter after making contact with Andre Drummond under the basket. He clearly bent over in pain while holding his hand immediately after. He...

Kansas City Chiefs Trade Alex Smith to Washington Redskins

The Alex Smith era in Kansas City is officially over, because the Chiefs are sending the quarterback to the Washington Redskins. Kansas City will get a 2018 third round pick from Washington, as well as a player to be named. Meanwhile, Smith has just secured the bag for a reported $94 million over five...

Black Panther Screening Reviews Are In...

Clocking in at 2 hours and 14 minutes, Black Panther, is being touted as an audience-recommended experience. The King of Wakanda is just a few weeks away from making his solo debut with the public, Marvel Studios held a Hollywood premiere event for media and celebrities to see Black Panther. Take a...

Tom Brady cuts off radio interview because of host's comment about his 5-year-old daughter (Video)

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady cut short his weekly interview Monday morning on sports radio WEEI, saying he was disappointed that one of the station's hosts previously made disparaging remarks about his 5-year-old daughter when discussing the "Tom vs. Time" documentary. "I've tried to come on this show for many years and showed...

Big Sean Getting Ready To Release New Music & Tour in 2018 (Video)

Although "Double Or Nothing" had mixed reviews, that doesn't stop the show. G.O.O.D. Music spitter, Big Sean, speaks with Billboard at their Power 100 event to talk about his upcoming tour as well as some new music with Mike Will Made-It. Are you excited about the new music?   Let us know what you...

JAY-Z Explains His Issues with the Government on The Van Jones Show (Video)

Saturday evening, JAY-Z made a rare stop by CNN to have a sit-down conversation on The Van Jones Show. With the iconic music mogul gearing up for tomorrow’s 60th GRAMMYs in his hometown of New York City, Mr. Carter wanted to address a few things going on in the states. Jay touched on...

Take a closer look at Apple's new Homepod (Video)

The first time I got close to one of Apple's HomePods was in a secluded meeting room at WWDC. Sonically, at least, it blew away the competition. After seven months -- not to mention the introduction of other impressive smart speakers -- Apple invited me to spend another hour with a near-final HomePod, and it...

DeMarcus Cousins, Out for Rest of Season with Torn Achilles (Video)

The New Orleans Pelicans will be without All-Star DeMarcus Cousins for the rest of the season, after he suffered a torn left Achilles in tonight’s win against the Houston Rockets. The saddest part is it happened with 8.1 seconds to go in the game.

Here are the 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contestants (Video)

With NBA All-Star Weekend around the corner, details of some of the festivities are starting to trickle out and one of the biggest is the 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest. According to Yahoo Sports, Aaron Gordon, Victor Oladipo and Dennis Smith Jr. have committed for the event, with a fourth person yet to be announced. It...

SZA Explains The Process Of Recording, "Supermodel" (Video)

It’s SZA season and she proved why she belonged in the game with her CTRL album. From performing on Saturday Night Live to being nominated for GRAMMYs, the TDE princess has been getting all of the accolades for her work. It wasn’t always like this, though. When the album was in its recording stages, one thing SZA...

China bans hip-hop culture and tattoos from all media sources

China has banned references to hip-hop culture and actors with tattoos from appearing in the media as part of a crackdown on “low taste content”. There were four “don'ts” that the media must now abide by, according to Gao Changli, the publicity department director at the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of...

Watch the First Official Clip from Marvel's 'Black Panther' (Video)

Marvel showcases its hero’s acrobatic prowess in Black Panther‘s first official clip. Though a few trailers and sneak peeks have been released, Marvel has yet to showcase a full scene from the film, until today. The clip begins in media res, with Chadwick Boseman‘s T’Challa and Letitia Wright’s Shuri speeding down a bridge under heavy...

'Apple Music for Artists' debuts as a new analytics dashboard for musicians

Apple has released a new dashboard specifically for musicians called Apple Music for Artists. The new dashboard has been created to give “deep analytical insight” about fans’ buying and listening habits. First reported by Billboard, Apple is releasing the new feature to “a few thousand” artists as a beta feature today, with...

Instagram now shows when users were last active

Instagram is continuing to build out its messaging section with a new feature that’s already found in popular apps like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. From the direct messages screen, people you follow or have previously chatted with can now see when you were last using Instagram. The new “Show Activity Status”...

Kanye West And Kim Kardashian-West Welcome Baby No. 3

Earlier today Kanye West and Kim Kardashian-West welcomed a baby girl via surrogate.  Kim made an official announcement on her app. It read, "Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl. We are incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our dreams come true with the...

JAY-Z's 4:44 Tour Becomes His Highest Grossing Tour

Despite reports of poor ticket sales and some of them selling for as low as $6 a piece, JAY-Z's 4:44 tour becomes his highest-grossing yet! According to Billboard, the hip-hop mogul "grossed $48.7 million on his 32-date 4:44 tour November and December", which is a substantial increase comparing to his 2013-2014 Magna Carta...

Hugh Jackman Considering Returning for an 'Avengers & X-Men' Crossover (Video)

Last spring marked the final appearance of Hugh Jackman as the Wolverine, as he passed the torch to his daughter X-23 in Logan. However, Disney’s recent acquisition of 20th Century Fox has Jackman conflicted with exiting comic films for good. In previous years, Hugh had stated that he always dreamed of making a...

H&M Closes All 17 Locations in South Africa After Protests

Fast fashion giant H&M has temporarily closed all of its stores in South Africa on Saturday, January 13, after protesters trashed several store locations. The demonstrations were in reaction to H&M’s online image of a black child wearing a hoodie bearing the slogan “coolest monkey in the jungle.” Social media videos and photos document people...