ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Robert Yancy, Only Child of Singer Natalie Cole, Dies at 39

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Yancy, the only child of singer Natalie Cole and grandson of crooner Nat King Cole, has died. He was 39. Yancy was found dead Monday night at his home in...

Netflix Wins ‘Scandal’ Creator Rhimes in Blow to Disney, ABC

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix has lured Shonda Rhimes, the well-regarded creator of TV series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," from ABC, its latest big get as media companies old and new fight for viewers'...

Not Sorry: Oprah Lets Go of ‘Emotional Burden’ of Weight

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — At 63, Oprah Winfrey isn't apologizing for anything, especially her weight. The media mogul and former talk show host tells Vogue magazine that the high-profile fluctuations in her weight over the...

Bruno Mars Donates $1M from Concert to Flint Water Crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars said Saturday he is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis. The Grammy-winning star told the audience at his show...

Kendrick Lamar to Perform at MTV Video Music Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Top nominee Kendrick Lamar is set to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards this month. MTV said Thursday that Lamar will take the stage at the Aug. 27 event at...

Facebook Envisions Watch Feature as TV for Social Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook envisions its new Watch feature as TV designed for social media, a place where users comment, like and interact with show creators, stars and each other — and never...

Prosecutors: ‘Suge’ Knight, Lawyer Discussed Witness Bribery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and his lawyer discussed bribing witnesses in his upcoming murder case. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office made the allegation in a...

Q&A: Samuel L. Jackson on Race, Trump and Loving his Job

NEW YORK (AP) — Samuel L. Jackson isn't just in the movies. He IS the movies. Does any other actor so fully embody the high-octane thrills, the colorful language, the sheer bigness of American movies?...

Glen Campbell, ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ Singer, Dies at Age 81

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Glen Campbell, the affable superstar singer of "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Wichita Lineman" whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, his family said. He was 81. Campbell's family said...

Dave Chappelle on 30 Years in Showbiz and Sensitivity in Comedy

NEW YORK (AP) — As Dave Chappelle reflects on spending 30 years in comedy, he says he's grateful and humble to still be living his dreams onstage. "In all honesty, I mostly feel grateful that...

Officials Want R. Kelly Concert Canceled after Media Report

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials in a Georgia county want an upcoming concert by R. Kelly canceled after a media report accusing the singer of mental and physical abuse against young women. The Fulton County Board...

The Last Show: The Ebony Fashion Fair “Inspiring Beauty” Exhibit: Fifty Years of Ebony...

Let’s take a fresh look back in time: it’s 1979. You attended the 22nd Annual Ebony Fashion Fair in your hometown. The show’s theme was “COLOR EXPLOSION.” A beautiful Black model struts her stuff...