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Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am took heed of Steve Jobs’ “think different” but perhaps more so, he has kept it all the way 100 by being fresh and o..
Jada Pinkett Smith was convinced to star in comedy film 'Girls Trip' when she saw in the script there was a scene which required her to wet herself. T..
"The show inspired so many," star/director/choreographer Debbie Allen says. "When I meet Queen Latifah or Lil' Kim, they tell me it was 'Fame' that mo..
Today, the New York Times published reporter Joe Coscarelli’s fascinating profile of Atlanta indie rap label Quality Control, where QC’s founders Pee ..
This is not even the most bizarre snapshot from a new behind-the-scenes video for Will.i.am’s collaboration with Marvel, the graphic novel Masters of ..
Netflix and OWN lead the television selections, while Universal Pictures, Annapurna and Open Road Films are the leading motion picture contenders in t..
OWN’s Queen Sugar scored seven total nominations for the 49th NAACP Image Awards, leading the TV pack. HBO’s Insecure followed with six nods, while cr..
Meanwhile, Anthony Anderson will return as host for the fourth year in a row. Jay-Z and Mary lead the nominees with five nominations each. Singers Bru..
The Grammy Award winner, celebrated for both her singing and songwriting skills, has also been acting for years in TV and film. But this year the “Que..
New Year’s Eve With Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square will air live on Sunday, December 31 starting at 8-10 PM and 11-12:30 PM PT ET, with tape del..
There’s good stress and there’s bad stress. Thankfully Tiffany Haddish experienced the former last week. The red hot comedienne, who’s gearing up to s..
Want to know the STAR season 2 episode 7 return date after tonight’s new episode? We imagine that you might! This is the show that typically ends in s..
EXCLUSIVE: DeVon Franklin and Holly Carter have partnered to develop and produce Music To My Ears, an original live-action and animated hybrid musical..
Listen to "Mudbound," and you will hear the people who often went unheard. There is the woman who married to escape spinsterhood, and only found herse..
It's been a stellar year for Tiffany Haddish, who made history this past weekend as the first black female stand-up comedian to host "Saturday Night L..
Tiffany Haddish made history by becoming the first Black female stand-up comedian to host “Saturday Night Live.” Haddish opened with an hilarious mono..
Saturday Night Live guest host Tiffany Haddish kicked off her evening with an uproarious opening monologue that touched on the news of the day (Trump ..
It took four decades, but “Saturday Night Live” has finally allowed a Black female comedian to host the show. Tiffany Haddish will bring her brash and..
Two years ago, singer-actress Jill Scott thought the water in her Tennessee home tasted funny, so she bought a water-quality test kit. “I’m in a rural..
As president of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, Leron Gubler oversees efforts to promote business in one of the nation’s most popular tourist desti..
Grammy winners Patti LaBelle and Brandy Norwood are set to guest-star on Fox’s Star this spring in multi-episode arcs. Labelle will play Carlotta Brow..
For today’s edition of our CarterMatt TV Quick Hits we’re talking castings — so let’s dive in right away with something from MacGyver season 2! In a p..
Grammy Award-winning artists Patti LaBelle and Brandy Norwood will guest star on the Fox music drama “Star,” the network announced Thursday. Both will..
LaBelle will play Carlotta Brown’s (Queen Latifah) tough but loving mother, Christine; and Norwood will play Carlotta’s younger sister, Cassie. Both c..
Lee Daniels' Fox drama Star is adding two big-name singers for the second half of its sophomore season. Patti LaBelle and Brandy Norwood have both sig..
Tom Ford and Kristin Chenoweth will be honored with the Hero Award and Icon Award, respectively, at The Trevor Project’s Trevor Live gala, on Dec. 3 i..
Tom Ford and Kristin Chenoweth will be honored with the Hero Award and Icon Award, respectively, at The Trevor Project’s Trevor Live gala, on Dec. 3 i..
"I'm not pregnant by Leonardo DiCaprio yet, but who knows what could happen?" Tiffany Haddish asks in a way that makes it hard to tell if she's joking..
In honor of the 2017 American Music Awards, Billboard is counting down the best performances from the awards show’s history. We continue the countdown..
Dressed as the Statue of Liberty, Wendy Williams fainted mid-sentence Tuesday morning while hosting the Halloween episode of "The Wendy Williams Show...
Veteran rapper Remy Ma has signed with Columbia Records, a rep for the label confirmed to Variety, although further details were not available. The ra..
Saturday Night Live is taking a Girls Trip and a Chance with its next two episode hosts. Season 43 of the NBC late-night stalwart continues with actre..
(All times Eastern.) Flint (Lifetime at 8) Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Marin Ireland and Betsy Brandt star in this movie based on the real-life crisis ..
Flavor Flav, the longtime jovial spirit of Public Enemy, will be the host of a new Las Vegas-based variety show titled Flavor Flav's Vegas. The variet..
| Bestselling author Jason Reynolds is out with a new young adults book, "Long Way Down." Reynolds sits down with Gayle King in the "CBS This Morning"..
Jason Reynolds can empathize with kids who don’t like to read: He was 17 before he read a book cover to cover. It’s a fact he’s shared with thousands ..
NEW YORK — Michael Moore thinks Flint’s water problem would be solved by now if the troubled city wasn’t in Michigan. The Oscar-winning documentary fi..
New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds says he never got straight A's in school. In fact, he didn't read his first novel until he was 17 yea..
During the Q&A portion of the closing keynote conversation with Dee Rees at the Film Independent Forum, an aspiring filmmaker stepped up to the microp..
Nicki Minaj believes she ''reintroduced'' successful female rappers into the music industry. The 34-year-old rapper has taken to social media to clari..
Looking to learn the STAR season 2 episode 5 return date on Fox? The good news is that Queen Latifah and company will be back soon. The bad news, howe..
Nicki Minaj caused an uproar when she made a comment in a recent interview for XXL's 20th anniversary issue, crediting herself for "reintroducing the ..
Usually just about anything Nicki Minaj does goes viral, whether she’s twerking in the name of prosperity or giving away free tuition to hundreds of f..
It was a shock for Haddish, who worried their bond would turn into one of those “professional relationships” where actors act cool on a project but no..
Oh snap! Wendy Williams just threw major shade at Lil Kim, saying she, too, believes Nicki Minaj was the one who reintroduced female rappers to the ma..
It's been a good week to be the Queen. Just days after being presented with the Jimmy Iovine Icon Award at the Revolt Music Conference in Miami, Queen..
Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal with songwriter and rapper Cardi B, the company announced today. The Bronx, New York-born MC’s d..
Revolt Music Conference kicked-off day 3 of the annual conference with an engaging town hall on hip-hop in the age of Trump. Entitled “Hip-Hop vs. Tru..
Queen Latifah was presented with the Jimmy Iovine Icon Award on Saturday evening (Oct. 14), capping the third day of the Revolt Music Conference. Last..
Going indie, radio versus streaming, and the ever-evolving changes happening within the music industry were among the topics discussed during the firs..