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Creed 2 To Premiere On Thanksgiving. New Poster Released.

The first poster for Creed II, the sequel to 2015's well-reviewed Rocky spinoff, has arrived and it's as dramatic and awesome as expected.  The poster features Adonis Creed as played by Michael B. Jordan standing tall and hella buff in gloves and striped shorts reminiscent of his character's father Apollo from the Rockymovies, with the...

Rapper XXXTentacion Reportedly Killed in Miami

According to TMZ, the rapper was shot in Miami as he was leaving a motorcycle dealership, with first responders claiming he had no pulse before authorities arrived on the scene. Born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, XXXTentacion rose from obscurity and poverty as a young Soundcloud rapper, becoming a commercial success with his...

SZA's Voice Is Not Permanently Damaged

   Great news for SZA's fans - just weeks after dropping the news about her vocal chords being injured, the Grammy-nominated singer went to Twitter this weekend to share a much-needed update - her voice is not permanently damaged. She tweeted, “Thank you to the incredible team of doctors and vocal technicians that have...

"Atlanta" Renewed For Season 3

Good news for "Atlanta" fans - FX announced the renewal of its hit series earlier today.  The show follows two cousins working through the Atlanta music scene in a bid to better their lives and that of their families. Atlanta is executive produced by Donald Glover and produced by FX Productions. The Georgia-based TV...

Fashion Designer Kate Spade Found Dead In Her NYC Apartment

Iconic fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead Tuesday morning, TMZ reported. The police confirmed that she was found around 10AM ET by her housekeeper. It appears that Spade had hanged herself. She was pronounced dead on the scene.  The Kate Spade handbag brand launched in 1993 and expanded into a full-scale clothing and jewelry line.  The designer sold...

Watch The First Three Episodes Of 'Five Points' Produced by Kerry Washington (Video)

The 10-episode drama series, produced by Kerry Washington — under her Simpson Street banner — and Indigenous Media. The series follows the trials and tribulations of five teens in a South Side Chicago high school, Five Points highlights the many aspects of teen life from love to loss, and everything...

Diddy, Issa Rae and Ava DuVernay Talk Diversity, Entertainment and Entrepreneurship at the 2018 AT&T Shape Event

Issa Rae, Diddy, and Ava DuVernay, the top names in entertainment today, were invited to speak at AT&T Shape, a two-day tech and entertainment expo in Los Angeles for creators, developers, and entertainment and tech professionals.  A big part of this year's conversation was dedicated to diversity in entertainment and focused on how new technology,...

Apple Music launches global publishing division

Big things are expected this year out of Apple Music, the music-streaming service that has far surpassed critics’ initial grumblings during its 2015 launch that it’d be an irredeemable failure. The premium-only subscription service now has more than 50 million paying users – and what’s more, the speed of its...

SZA Says Her Voice Is Permanently Injured

SZA has some bad news, after recently being pulled from TDE’s ‘Championship Tour’ due to swollen vocal chords. The singer returned to stage at Madison Square Garden in NYC last night, but followed the performance with some tweets that are now deleted.

'Bad Boys For Life' Gets A Release Date!

A long-awaited new Bad Boys film has got a release date. The film, which will see Martin Lawrence and Will Smith star and reprise their roles. Under the working title, Bad Boys 3, it has been in development for some time. In 2016, it was announced that the project got pushed to...

Meek Mill Released From Prison!

After five months of fighting the battle through court, in the media and through the legal system, Meek Mill is FINALLY a free man today. Congrats to Meek Mill and his legal team. We hope this is the start of a turn in how the system deals with people in heavy...

Raury releases 22 New Songs

HOLY CRAP — Raury has taken to SoundCloud to upload 22 new songs. Industry play too many games gonna just wing it, Follow my heart and do it my way, Welcome to the Woods. The tracks include collaborations with Corinne Bailey Rae, Sox Jaixx, Adia, Vivian and Mecca. The new music arrives...

Nipsey Hussle Announces Victory Lap Tour

​Nipsey Hussle is taking his victory lap on the road with his recently announced tour. In support of his album Victory Lap Hussle will be touching down in 11 cities, starting in New York and bringing it to a close in Seattle. Peep all his stops below.  

Carl Chery leaves Apple Music for Spotify

Carl Chery, Apple Music’s head of artist curation overseeing hip-hop and R&B programming, is leaving the tech giant, Variety has learned. According to sources, Chery is headed for a position at Spotify where the streaming service’s RapCaviar playlist is among its most popular destinations. Last month, RapCaviar curator Tuma Basa left the company after three...

Meek Mill Speaks Out From Prison with NBC News (Video)

Over the course of months, Meek Mill has received support from everyone that you would expect and even those who you wouldn’t. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said he was a “fine young man” after visiting him. Meek has seen visits from everyone from James Harden, to the Philadelphia 76ers owner and team, and a lot...

2018 NBA Playoffs Matchups

First round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs are set to begin Saturday, April 14th.   After a one of the most unforgettable seasons that included; Kyrie Irving requesting to be traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers following another loss in the Finals to the Golden State Warriors, one of the top 3 league leaders...

Live Stream Coachella 2018 (Video)

Coachella 2018 is here. For those who can’t make it, the whole festival will be streaming on YouTube over the course of the weekend. This year, you’ll be able to catch the likes of Beyoncé, The Weeknd, Migos, SZA, Vince Staples, Post Malone, French Montana, Belly, Flatbush Zombies, Noname, Kamaiyah, Kali Uchis,...

Rapper DMX Sentenced To One Year in Prison

Earl Simmons, a recording artist, performer, and actor known professionally as “DMX” was sentenced to one year in prison to be followed by 3 years of supervised release at a federal courthouse in New York Tuesday.1 Simmons was convicted of tax fraud for evading the payment of income taxes in the period...

Apple to reportedly shut down iTunes music downloads

While the move has been rumored for years, it looks like Apple may finally stop offering music downloads in its iTunes Store at some point in the very near future. Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine has seemingly confirmed the coming "phase out" of downloads in a new interview with the BBC. "The streaming services are all charging $9.99 and everyone...

Royce Da 5'9 Reveals Tracklist and Release Date for 'Book of Ryan'

Royce Da 5’9″ only released PRhyme 2 with DJ Premier on Friday, but he’s already preparing his new solo album, Book of Ryan. Today, he’s sharing the artwork and tracklist for the project, which shows 20 tracks with just a feature from J. Cole, along with a release date of April 6th. Royce says "Book of...

Marvel Teases Largest Action Sequence in Final 'Avengers: Infinity War' (Video)

This weekend, Disney has shared the final trailer for their upcoming Avengers: Infinity War film. The motion picture has already broke pre-sales records in box offices in the states. Throughout the trailer, we get a glimpse at Thanos and his plans to collect the Infinity Stones to power his Infinity...

China will ban people with poor 'social credit' from planes and trains

Chinese citizens who rank low on the country’s burgeoning “social credit” system will be in danger of being banned from buying plane or train tickets for up to a year, according to statements recently released by the country’s National Development and Reform Commission. With the social credit system, the Chinese government...

Rihanna becomes the first female artist to pass 2 billion streams worldwide on Apple Music

That Rihanna reign just won't let up! BadGalRiri keeps on winning, as Apple announced that she became the first female artist to cross 2 billion streams worldwide on Apple Music.  The list of top 20 women in streaming also includes Beyonce, SZA, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Adele, and others.     Who runs the world? Here are the Top...

Marvel's 'Black Panther' Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

Ryan Coogler's superhero pic has crossed the $1 billion mark at the global box office, becoming the 33rd film to join the elite club and the 16th Disney title to do so, not adjusted for inflation. The movie achieved the milestone on Saturday, its 26th day in release. Black Panther is the...

Facebook inks deal with Warner Music for tunes in shared videos

Warner Music Group and Facebook today announced a “holistic” partnership that includes licensing agreements covering the music company’s recorded music and music publishing catalogs for use in videos and messages. The deal allows fans to create, upload and share videos with licensed music from the company. Under the partnership, WMG...

Will And Jaden Smith’s Company To Donate Water To Flint Until Lead Levels Drop

Will and Jaden Smith are changing the world one step at a time. The father and son’s eco-friendly water company JUST will be making monthly donations to help with Flint’s water crisis. JUST is relatively new, it was founded in 2015. The company’s bottles are made 82 percent plant-based, which makes...

Best Moments From Oscars 2018

Now that the 90th Oscars ceremony is officially behind us, check out our best and most hilarious moments from this year’s award night.  #6. Kobe Bryant receives an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film   #5. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s Google commercial     #4. Actress Frances McDormand’s acceptance speech   #3. Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolph...

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...