Rapper J.Cole Releases Film

By AFRO Staff J.Cole's record company, Dreamville, dropped the trailer for their new documentary, Out Of Omaha, which explores two young men coming of age in racially divided Omaha, Nebraska. Out Of Omaha will debut...

House Music Lives!

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Thousands gathered on the campus of Baltimore Polytechnic High School in Northeast Baltimore for the annual Collective Minds House Music festival. Collective Minds is the essence of Baltimore House Music...

Alfred Jackson, Half-Brother of Late Rock Star Prince, Dies

By The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A half-brother of the late rock superstar Prince has died, leaving five Prince siblings to share in the musician's fortune. An attorney for Alfred Jackson, Asa Weston, said Friday...

Dave Chappelle Hosts Concert to Honor Ohio Shooting Victims

By The Associated Press DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Thousands turned out to a benefit hosted by comedian Dave Chappelle that honored victims of a mass shooting in Ohio. The star-studded "Gem City Shine" took place Sunday...

‘Deeper Than The Skin’

By AFRO Staff Long-time friends Greg Greenway and Reggie Harris team up for a new presentation. “Deeper Than the Skin” is an electric musical presentation that explores their unique history as a White man from...

Now Free From Legal Limbo, Meek Mill Eyes Prison Reform

By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge Tuesday in a deal that resolves a 2007 arrest that has kept him on probation or in...

Trap Museum Unveils Exhibit in Honor of Late Rapper Nipsey Hussle

By Émil J. Flemmon Atlanta’s Trap Museum unveiled a special new exhibit on Tuesday, Aug. 13, to commemorate the legacy of late rapper Nipsey Hussle. “It’s very important that we pay tribute and honor our fallen...

‘Power’ Heads Toward Its Finale, But Its Influence Grows

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — With his characteristic bravado, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson believed in "Power" so much that he predicted the series would become a massive hit to...

Kirk Franklin Recieves Pandora Billionaire’s Plaque

On Thursday Aug. 15th, fourteen-time GRAMMY® award-winning artist, songwriter, and producer Kirk Franklin was honored with a Billionaire plaque from Pandora. The music streaming company surprised Franklin by presenting him with the prestigious award...

Philadelphia Honors Patti LaBelle with a Street – but spells her name wrong

By Defender News Service Philadelphia honored singer Patti LaBelle with her very own street earlier this week. Unfortunately, the signs didn’t get her name right. The city’s Streets Department didn’t capitalize the “b″ in the legendary...

Cardi B. Sets the Record Straight about Her Race and Ethnicity

By Keka Araujo The conversation surrounding Latinos regarding ethnicity vs. race is an ongoing theme. Cardi B, a Black Latina who speaks Spanish, set the record straight for fans who may have been confused about...

AFRO Exclusive: Bebe Winans Tells All in New Book

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] At only 56 years of age, Gospel singer Bebe Winans has already achieved the title of “legendary”- partially because for most of his life he’s been performing- and his...

AFRO BRIEFS

MAKE A DONATION


Unlike many online publications, afro.com delivers content that's relevant to you at no cost. Help us keep it that way by making a generous donation as low as $2.

 

Donate Now

$
Personal Info

Donation Total: $2.00