The parents of Michael Brown brought their effort to expose the happenings in Ferguson, Mo. to an international stage with appearing before the United Nations Committee Against Torture. According to CNN, Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. testified before the committee on Tuesday about the events in Ferguson following the Aug. 9th shooting death of […]

Ginuwine (a.k.a. Elgin Baylor Lumpkin) is broke. According to the New York Daily News, word of his freefall came during a pretrial hearing pitting Ginuwine against Robert Reives, executive producer of his hit debut album, “The Bachelor.” SAD: Popular R&B Singer From The DMV Tweaking On Drugs On National TV? Ginuwine’s lawyer, Bruce Beckner, said, […]

Tavis Smiley, 49, may be joining Season 19 of “Dancing With the Stars” this fall. Smiley is a Television and radio personality. He is known for “The Tavis Smiley Show” on NPR and his current talk show “Tavis Smiley” on PBS. According to the latest from fan-site PureDWTS, Smiley will reportedly be partnered with pro dancer […]

Tiny formerly of the group Xscape and wife of rapper T.I. has a new single, “What You Gon Do.” In less than a day the single topped the R&B/soul charts on ITunes. The music video for the single was released as well to more than 30K views on YouTube so far. Tiny said, “I’m elated. […]

Miami Heat ‘LeBron James’ is $30 million richer because of Apple‘s recent $3 billion purchase of Beats of Electronics. It is said to be the biggest equity cash payout for a professional athlete in history. Appearently James got a profit of more than $30 million in cash and stock in the Beats sale. In 2008 in exchange […]

Aretha Franklin was asked about President Obama’s recent misspelling of her most famous song ‘RESPECT’.. At a White House concert last Thursday, Obama dropped the initial “E” when trying to spell out “respect.” The flub made headlines. Aretha said in a statement Monday, “I’m sure the President had much on his agenda and was just a […]

Tyler Perry put scam artists on blast… “There are some scams going around the Internet asking people to pay money to have an audition for me. THAT IS NOT TRUE. You never have to pay for an audition. I, nor any professional company, will make you pay for an audition. DON’T GET SCAMMED.” Regarding claims of […]

“I like Gabrielle Union. That is to say, I appreciate how she presents herself in the public sphere and her dedication to her craft. As a member of the media, if you’ve ever interviewed her you know she is thoughtful and thought-provoking in her answers. If you’ve ever had just a casual conversation with her, […]

Mariah Carey went to her Facebook page to talk about her recovery and her new album. Carey was injured in New York while filming a video for the “#Beautiful” remix, featuring Young Jeezy.W Mariah letter below: Hiiii lambs!! I’m so happy to be able to catch up with everybody here on Facebook. The last three months […]

 Reuben Studdard be appearing on Season 15 of “The Biggest Loser.” The premiere date for Season 15 has been pushed back from Oct. 8 to Oct. 15, Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ard is the 2003 “American Idol” winner and the first celebrity to compete on the series. He is also the heaviest contestant this season at 462 pounds. […]