'Fresh Prince Of Bel Air' star James Avery dies aged 68 | News

As many of us were ringing in the New Year, the sad news broke that actor…


Fugees video director sentenced to 50 years for sexual assault

Video director of the Fugees 1996 hit "Killing Me Softly," Aswad Ayinde was…


Vybz Kartel

Vybz Kartel acquitted of one of two murder charges, issues statement

Controversial dancehall artist Vybz Kartel was last week acquitted of the 2011…


Harry Belafonte wants to resolve issues with JAY Z + Beyoncé, requests a sit down [Video] | News

Renowned social activist Harry Belafonte is hoping to resolve his issues with…


Yasiin Bey subjected to standard Guantánamo Bay force-feeding procedure in protest [Video]

Usually this is the part where I write "readers/viewers of a nervous…


Dancehall star Konshens spearheads book drive for Secondary School in Uganda

International Dancehall artist Konshens is spearheading a book drive for…


Oprah Winfrey donates $12 million to Smithsonian museum of African American History

Even though she’s busy with the duties that come along with running a…


Lauryn Hill sentenced to 3 months in jail for tax evasion | News

Despite reports that she had settled her tax bill for the full outstanding…


New Michael Jackson trial sees his family take on AEG Live

Once again Michael Jackson’s later years and death are to be revisited in an…


Acclaimed novelist Chinua Achebe author of 'Things Fall Apart' dies aged 82 | News

Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author recognised as the father of modern African…


Lupe Fiasco launches new health and well-being app 'Higi' | Tech News

Lupe Fiasco furthered his entrepreneurial efforts at this year’s SXSW by…


Bobby Brown heading to jail for third DUI conviction

Unfortunately Bobby Brown can't seem to stay on the right side of the law as…


Bobby Womack diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

Bobby Womack has announced that he is currently in the early stages of…


Brainfeeder-affiliated jazz pianist and composer Austin Peralta dead aged 22 | News

The sad news has come in that Austin Peralta, one of the youngest and most…


Lil Wayne loses $2.2 million lawsuit vs Quincy Jones III

Lil Wayne has been ordered to pay out a whopping sum of $2, 195, 000 after…


Crowdfunding website Kickstarter launches in the UK

Popular crowd-funding website Kickstarter has finally launched in the UK.…