There are a host of artists of color who have been nominated to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's 2024 class, as revealed in an announcement Saturday. Earning their first nominations are Mariah Carey, Kool & the Gang, Lenny Kravitz and Sade. Mary J. Blige and Eric B. & Rakim scored their second nominations,... Read More.
Months after a wax depiction of The Rock at a French museum drew fire from fans — and required personal consultation from Dwayne Johnson — a Madame Tussauds wax figure of Beyoncé is getting shade for reportedly looking like everyone except Queen Bey.However, for... Read More.
Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Aaron Pierre, the stars of National Geographic's Genius: MLK/X, a docuseries exploring the lives, accomplishments and differing philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, say they were apprehensive about taking on the roles of such historical giants.They spoke to ABC Audio about how they put... Read More.
Usher's ninth studio album, Coming Home, has finally arrived. The 20-track project includes appearances by H.E.R., The-Dream, Summer Walker, 21 Savage and Latto, with a title song featuring Burna Boy. It also follows the release of the #6 track, "Ruin," and its matching music video featuring Nigerian artist Pheelz. Coming Home comes after a 2023 that saw Usher's well-attended My Way Las Vegas residency... Read More.
On this day in Black history, February 9:-- In 1953, author Ralph Ellison became the first Black writer to win the National Book Award for his debut novel, Invisible Man.-- In 1971, Leroy "Satchel" Paige became the first Negro League veteran to be nominated for the Baseball Hall of... Read More.
Nicki Minaj will soon hit the road on her highly anticipated Pink Friday 2 Tour, but she won't be traveling across the U.S. alone. Grammy-winning singer Monica has been announced as the tour special guest, joining Nicki on the North American dates. The duo's first stop is in Oakland on March 1.... Read More.
While trying to decide which of his many iconic hits he'll try to jam into his halftime at the Super Bowl Sunday, Usher's criteria can be summed up in one word: celebration."What I did is, I was very mindful of my past, celebrating my present, which... Read More.