Kanye West’s ‘Sunday Service’

By Black Press USA With more than 10,000 people packing New Birth’s sanctuary, Grammy Award winning artist Kanye West hosted his recent ‘Sunday Service’ at the Stonecrest megachurch. The ‘Stronger’ and ‘Jesus Walks’ artist led...

The REACH Kicks Off at Kennedy Center

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] “This is the first time, I’ve seen an event like this ,” said Pamela Pynell and several other passerbyers as they marveled at the architecture, performances, workshops and events...

A New Album and Fresh Hits for ‘Game Changer’ Johnny Gill

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Gill might be considered an old-school crooner these days, but age has only been a number for the R&B veteran who is still...

Injuries Reported In Stampede at Lil Wayne’s Music Festival

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A crowd stampede injured several people attending a New Orleans festival organized by rapper Lil Wayne. Large portions of an audience estimated to include 15,000 people ran at least twice Saturday...

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...

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