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LeBron James & Ryan Coogler to Produce 'Space Jam' Sequel

After plenty of speculation, it is official. LeBron James will be starring the Space Jam sequel. His company Springhill Entertainment will connect with Black Panther director Ryan Coogler to produce the film, which has been in talks for years. As LBJ told The Hollywood Reporter, the Space Jam sequel will be more than just Looney Tunes and...

Mac Miller Dead at 26

Mac Miller has died of an apparent overdose. TMZ reported that the rapper was discovered earlier today at his home in the San Fernando Valley. His most recent album Swimming was just released on August 3. RIP

Vic Mensa Gives Away Free Shoes at Chicago “Anti-Bait Truck” Event

On Sunday, August 26, Vic Mensa teamed up with his SaveMoneySaveLife Foundation to give away free shoes in the Chicago neighborhood of Englewood, according ABC7. The event was held in response to local law enforcement placing a bait truck full of sneaker shoes with the purpose of catching local residents in the act of stealing. During...

Motorola is in hot water: smartphone P30 bears a strong resemblance to Iphone X

There is a new Android phone on the market - the Motorola P30, which would cost you roughly $350. People, however, might easily mistake it for a device that costs three times as much: the $1,000 Apple iPhone X, which was launched last fall. Photos of the new smartphone were official...

Nicki Minaj Reschedules North American Tour, Removes Future

Nicki Minaj has postponed the North American leg of her NickiHndrxx Tour, Live Nation announced in a statement. Future, who was previously announced as her co-headliner, will no longer be part of the tour. “Due to scheduling conflicts Future will not be on the North American run,” Live Nation’s press release said. “Nicki Minaj will...

VMAs 2018: Performances (Video)

As the MTV Music Awards is coming to an end, check out some of the best performances of the night below.

MTV VMAs 2018: Full Nominees List

The 2018 Video Music Awards is happening tonight! Below is the full list of nominees. Cardi B leads with 10 nominations, followed by Jay-Z and Beyonce with 8 nominations. Drake and Childish Gambino got 7 nominations each. Tonight's show does not have a host and will feature performances by Travis Scott, Nicki Minaj, Ariana...

Lebron James Lands Deals With HBO, Showtime and CBS

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px Helvetica; color: #ffffff} It’s been reported that Lebron James' barber shop talk show landed at HBO and will premiere in August. "I am so proud of this project," James tweeted,"Athletes and artists get to have a real, uninterrupted discussion the way we always...

Drake Teases Nike x OVO Basketball Jersey

Seems like Drake is back on team Nike as Drizzy reveals a new Nike and October's Very Own collaboration in the form of a basketball jersey.   On Road 18/19 🦂 A post shared by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Jul 31, 2018 at 12:20am PDT Do you think the deal with adidas is over...

Derrick Rose announces his 'Rose Scholars' scholarship program

Following suit with LeBron James' I Promise School, Derrick Rose announces his “Rose Scholars” scholarship program, which will reward high school students more than $400k in college tuition!   I'm excited to share the launch of The Rose Scholars program, a scholarship program which seeks to give high school students the opportunity...

Nicki Minaj Pushes Back Release of Album "Queen"

After tweeting about running into sampling clearance issues, Nicki Minaj has decided to push back her highly anticipated album once again.  Queen is now scheduled to drop on Aug. 17. The rapper officially delivered the news with a note to fans coinciding with her Apple Music Essentials playlist takeover:  "My darlings!!! I have a huge surprise that I can’t share...

Travis Scott’s new album ‘ASTROWORLD’ to be released this week

After giant replicas of his head appeared in New York, Los Angeles , and Houston, Travis Scott has announced that his next solo album Astroworld will drop Friday, Aug. 3rd. Earlier this year, Scott recruited Kanye West and Lil Uzi Vert for his single Watch. The record peaked at No. 16 on the Hot 100. #ASTROWORLD  FUCKING...

Beyoncé to Partner With Netflix for Upcoming Visual Album

According to The Sun, Beyonce has been quietly filming for the visual project — a collection of music videos — and is planning to shoot another at the ruins of the Colosseum in Rome. And while 2016’s Lemonade premiered on US telly network HBO, this time she is hoping to raise the...

Facebook Launches 'Watch Parties' to Binge Videos With Your Friends

Facebook is throwing a video party. Starting today. For everyone.  The social network is launching a new way to have groups of people who may be scattered across the country of globe watch videos together in real time, and comment on them. Unlike many Facebook launches, this will be available to...

Pusha-T and 070 Shake Perform On "Fallon" (Video)

Pusha-T performed Santeria on Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show on Thursday (July 19). The track appeared on King Push's third, Kanye West-produced, studio album Daytona.  Watch their performance below.   

Rihanna Is Reportedly Working On Two Albums

After a recent appearance on the Graham Norton Show to promote her latest film Ocean’s 8, Rihanna mentioned that new music was coming our way. ‘I am actually in the studio at the moment,’ she told the host when asked about a new album. But, that’s not all, because the Barbados-born beauty is working on...

Drake Credits Shiggy For Making His Record "In My Feelings" Number 1

Drake publicly thanked Shiggy, the man behind the hit song's jump to the top of Billboard Hot 100. The rapper and social media star were spotted partying together Monday night in Hollywood. “Man got me a #1 record today!” Drake said. After posting his now viral dance, celebrities like Ciara, Will Smith and...

Ciara Announces New Music

Ciara is coming back with new music! It appears that the pop star will drop a new single this Wednesday. In a recent series of Instagram photos the Body Party singer repeatedly used a caption that read "#LevelUP 7.18.18". Ciara hasn't released a full-length album since her sixth studio album Jackie dropped back...

MTV VMAs 2018: Cardi B and The Carters Dominate the Nominees List

Cardi B scored 10 VMA nominations, five of which are from her Finesse collaboration with Bruno Mars, who has another solo nod in addition to his five with Cardi B. The single is also up for video and song of the year, among other awards, with Cardi B and Bruno Mars facing off...

XXXTentacion Ended Beef with Drake Before Passing (Video)

Last year, the XXXTentacion and Drake beef came to a head, when some comments were made about a certain rapper’s mom. Prior to things going extremely left, XXX called out The Boy and his camp for allegedly using elements from “Look at Me” for his own song, “KMT.” With the South Florida rapper putting OVO Sound on blast...

U.S. Reopens Emmett Till's Murder Investigation

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the murder of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old black boy who was abducted and killed by two white men. This story, even 63 years later, remains one of the most striking examples of racial violence in the South. According to the Justice Department, the renewed...

A Record number of black actors and actresses were nominated for Emmy Awards

This is a beginning of a new era for television! For the first time in its history, the Emmy Awards is recognizing more black acting talent than ever before. More than 30 actors and actresses of color have been nominated for awards across various categories. Check out the list of African-American nominees below. See the...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Vows To Help Fix Flint's Water Crisis

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DJ KHALED TEASES JUSTIN BIEBER COLLABORATION

DJ Khaled made an appearance on Conan yesterday where he revealed a plan to release another collaboration with the newly engaged Justin Bieber.   “I got a song coming out with Justin Bieber,” Khaled announced. “It’s gonna be one of the biggest anthems.” The track will appear on hitmaker's 11th studio album titled Father of Asahd, the...

Cardi B and Offset Welcome Their First Child Together

It's finally here! Cardi B gave birth to her first child with Offset on Tuesday, July 10. The Bodak Yellow rapper and husband named their baby girl Kulture Kiari Cephus. Cardi B made the announcement today with a nude photo of herself and her baby bump via Instagram. The couple kept the pregnancy a secret for some time before revealing it...

Students in Detroit Are Suing the State Because They Weren't Taught to Read

What to do when a school is infested with vermin, when textbooks are outdated, when students can’t even read? Perhaps the answer is sue the government. That’s what seven students in Detroit have done. Their class-action suit filed against the state of Michigan asserts that education is a basic right, and...

Netflix Planning Ultra Subscription Price Increase

With Netflix planning to spend $8 billion on original content for 700 shows and movies, the streaming giant is looking to expand its current subscription plans. Netflix is reportedly planning a new Ultra tier, which would end up increasing the current $13.99 premium option to $16.99. Under the new plan, Premium...

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are reportedly engaged!

According to TMZ, Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin got engaged Saturday night at a resort in the Bahamas.   The couple have been inseparable since they sterted dating a month ago. They're no strangers to each other, they've dated before and it seems they got together again just after Justin and Selena Gomez broke...

Apple Music reportedly has more US subscribers than Spotify

Apple Music has more paying subscribers in the United States than Spotify, according to confidential details shared with Digital Music News this morning. The source, a US-based, major distributor, shared a report detailing the subscriber tallies of several streaming music services, including Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, and Sirius XM.  That report...