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

January 2nd, 2014 | by Verse
As many of us were ringing in the New Year, the sad news broke that actor James Avery, who many from our generation will remember as Philip Banks better known as Uncle Phil on the Will Smith led iconic ’90s sitcom The Fresh...
Fugees video director sentenced to 50 years for sexual assault
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Fugees video director sentenced to 50 years for sexual assault

July 30th, 2013 | by Brittney Fennell
Video director of the Fugees 1996 hit “Killing Me Softly,” Aswad Ayinde was sentenced to 50 years in prison for sexual assault on Friday, July 26. Adding to a 40-year sentence the MTV Award-winner received more than...
Vybz Kartel acquitted of one of two murder charges, issues statement
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Vybz Kartel acquitted of one of two murder charges, issues statement

July 30th, 2013 | by KavelleChristie
Controversial dancehall artist Vybz Kartel was last week acquitted of the 2011 murder of Jamaican businessman Barrington ‘Bossy’ Burton, when he appeared in the Home Circuit Court,...
Harry Belafonte wants to resolve issues with JAY Z + Beyoncé, requests a sit down [Video] | News
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Harry Belafonte wants to resolve issues with JAY Z + Beyoncé, requests a sit down [Video] | News

July 28th, 2013 | by Natasha Nanner
Renowned social activist Harry Belafonte is hoping to resolve his issues with JAY Z and Beyoncé by inviting the superstar couple for a one-on-one sit down, in which they can perhaps address their differences and reach some...
The Foreign Exchange unveil ‘Love in Flying Colors’ album cover, tracklist x release date
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The Foreign Exchange unveil ‘Love in Flying Colors’ album cover, tracklist x release date

July 26th, 2013 | by Ural Garrett
It’s been almost three years since Phonte and Nicolay blessed the masses with their third full length studio album Authenticity, but today, the duo have revealed the cover and tracklist for their fourth studio album Love...
JAY Z discusses Harry Belafonte, Trayvon Martin verdict + more w/ Elliott Wilson #FactsOnly Pt 2
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JAY Z discusses Harry Belafonte, Trayvon Martin verdict + more w/ Elliott Wilson #FactsOnly Pt 2

July 25th, 2013 | by Ural Garrett
In part two of Elliot Wilson‘s #FactsOnly interview with JAY Z (watch part one here), the mogul had some choice words regarding his controversy with iconic singer, songwriter, actor and social activist Harry Belafonte....
Yasiin Bey subjected to standard Guantánamo Bay force-feeding procedure in protest [Video]
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Yasiin Bey subjected to standard Guantánamo Bay force-feeding procedure in protest [Video]

July 8th, 2013 | by Verse
Usually this is the part where I write “readers/viewers of a nervous disposition please turn away now”, but not today as I urge every single one of you to watch this and help make a difference. Yasiin Bey aka the...
Dancehall star Konshens spearheads book drive for Secondary School in Uganda
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Dancehall star Konshens spearheads book drive for Secondary School in Uganda

July 2nd, 2013 | by Cassandra Peters
International Dancehall artist Konshens is spearheading a book drive for Kololo Senior Secondary School in Uganda, Africa to help equip the students with tools to further their...
Enter the Dragon actor Jim Kelly dies aged 67
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Enter the Dragon actor Jim Kelly dies aged 67

July 2nd, 2013 | by Seán J. Grannum
The actor, athlete and martial artist Jim Kelly has died at the age of 67. Widely regarded as the first Black martial arts film star, Kelly was best known for his role opposite Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon, playing Williams, a...
Oprah Winfrey donates $12 million to Smithsonian museum of African American History
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Oprah Winfrey donates $12 million to Smithsonian museum of African American History

June 24th, 2013 | by Brittney Fennell
Even though she’s busy with the duties that come along with running a television network, Oprah Winfrey always makes time to be a philanthropist. In her latest giving move, the media mogul is donating $12 million to the...