ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Rapper Bow Wow Says He’s Not Voting & Not Black

Shad Moss, better known by his stage name Bow Wow, was bombarded with negative Tweets after recently making controversial racial and political statements on social media. On June 27, he Tweeted that he would not...

Halle Berry Likely to Decline Offer to Play Aretha Franklin in New Film

After soul icon Aretha Franklin announced that actress Halle Berry would portray her in an upcoming movie based on her life, Berry recently expressed doubts that she would accept the offer. According to ContactMusic.com, Berry...

Growing Fans in A Unique And Versatile Way! The Tall and Diverse Presence of...

Opening this week, the highly anticipated heart-stopping thriller Homefront, is a new movie featuring renowned actor Omar Benson Miller. Miller, best known for his stellar performances in movie such as 8 Mile and Miracle...

Jury Hears of Jackson’s Requests for Anesthetic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what...

Exploring Whitney Houston’s Privileged Upbringing and Troubling Death

About ten minutes into Showtime’s upcoming documentary “Whitney: Can I Be Me”, Houston’s two older brothers, Michael and Gary are shown standing in the backyard of the family’s modest two-story Cape-style former home in...

Natalie Cole, Grammy Winning Singer, has Died

(Updated 1/1/2016) LOS ANGELES (AP) —  Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning daughter of Nat "King" Cole" who carried on her late father's musical legacy and, through technology, shared a duet with him on "Unforgettable," has...

Kardashian-Kanye are Wed in Florence Fortress

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are officially "Bound" to each other. The celebrity couple, who have made a habit of over-the-top, public displays of affection, got hitched Saturday in a decidedly private...

Leonard Pitts Jr. Tackles Race and Publishing in ‘Grant Park’

Leonard Pitts Jr is a columnist at the Miami Herald who is not afraid to mix it up when it comes to race and politics. The South Carolina native’s fourth book, “Grant Park,” deals...

Jury to 50 Cent: Pay $5M to Woman who Sued over Sex Tape

NEW YORK (AP) — Someone else's sex tape is proving to be costly for 50 Cent: A jury ordered the rapper-actor Friday to pay $5 million to a woman who said he acquired a...

Motion Picture Academy to Recognize Harry Belafonte in November

Harry Belafonte is among those who will be honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ board of governors later this fall. Belafonte, 87, will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the...

Judge: Hemsley’s Will Valid, Actor Can Be Buried

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Deceased actor Sherman Hemsley's longtime friend can proceed with his burial and running his estate, a Texas judge ruled Friday over the objections of his half-brother from Philadelphia. Hemsley, who...

Cosby Judge Declares Mistrial as Jury Deadlocks Again

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's trial on sexual assault charges ended without a verdict Saturday after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision in a case that helped destroy the 79-year-old comedian's image...