If nothing else, we all know that Beyoncé and Jay-Z are about their money. Every move they make in business is calculated, and this latest one from Jigga is no exception. As global shoe and sportswear company Puma looks to get back in the basketball game, it has tapped Jay-Z to be the president of Puma’s basketball…
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Updated: Monday, June 18, 2018, 6:50 p.m. EDT: According to WPLG-TV, XXXTentacion was shot in Deerfield Beach, Fla., not Miami.
As part of a new initiative to promote diversity, HBO will tell the story of Yusuf Hawkins in the film Storm Over Brooklyn. Hawkins was the black teenager who was trapped by a group of white youths in Bensonhurst, a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, and shot to death in 1989.
Kim Kardashian—who recently helped commute the sentence of 63-year-old Alice Johnson—is using her privilege yet again to bring attention to a prisoner she believes has been wrongly convicted.
Responding to rumors published online last week, a representative for Bill Cosby spoke out Friday to assert that “there are no issues” in Bill and Camille Cosby’s marriage.
Netflix has found its niche when it comes to its Marvel series. But not all of those series are created equal. Most people were left unimpressed with Iron Fist, partly because of the blandness of Danny Rand. Although I was initially excited about Jessica Jones’ second season, I found it hard to get to the end. But…
Rappers are definitely the real rock stars of our era.
RING THE ALARM! WORLD STOP! No. seriously, STOP whatever you’re doing. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Beyoncé and Jay-Z have just single-handedly come for whatever it is you have left of your edges and have dropped yet another surprise album entitled Everything Is Love.
Victory Boyd is Roc Nation’s newest darling. She’s a young black queen from New Jersey by way of Detroit. In fact, Victory’s dad, John Boyd (who came with her to The Root’s office) founded the Boys and Girls Choirs of Detroit. Why am I telling you about Victory’s dad before I tell you more about her? It’s because the…
After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic street-ball tournament in Harlem, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks, including losing his team to his longtime rival (Nick Kroll).
Leave it to Bow Wow—a man whose most recent claims to fame are lying on Instagram and starting Taco Bell-grade beef with other washed-up rappers—to offer up his unsolicited thoughts on #MeToo and sexual harassment.
I’m going to make this quick, because this Nicki Minaj Elle cover, photo spread and article have already been thinkpieced to death on Twitter and in private conversations I’ve had with friends and colleagues. I don’t want to add to the mire; I just want to say a few things.
Chrissy Teigen, everyone’s favorite Twitter troll, is causing more chatter on the site, but this time for a cause.
Jimmy is back! Although Drake has pursued a rap career while some of his other Degrassi co-stars have continued acting and others have just disappeared, ole Jimmy and the rest of the cast haven’t forgotten about Degrassi Community School.
Roseanne, beloved, the lesson here was to delete your account. Unfortunately for us, learning lessons isn’t exactly Roseanne Barr’s forte.
Comedian Kathy Griffin has a bone to pick with her fellow comics who won’t publicly criticize Donald Trump. But in a recent interview with USA Today, Griffin specifically mentioned Kevin Hart.
R. Kelly’s ex-wife and the mother of his three children, Andrea Kelly, appeared on TV One’s Sister Circle and recounted what she says were her years of abuse at the hands of the R&B singer.
A black actor believes that his arrest and subsequent hourslong detainment were a result of racial profiling after cops mistook him for a burglary suspect.
Rose McGowan made headlines last year when she came forward as one of the more than 80 women who have accused former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape. Now she is making headlines for a different reason: a grand jury indictment for one count of felony cocaine possession…