Regina King (also known as Regina Thee King and Regina BEEN King) will be making her hosting debut in the upcoming new season of Saturday Night Live.
One of the key issues we see in workout culture is the lack of representation. Many of the advertised programs feature white women—which isn’t necessarily a problem, except it doesn’t show a range of trainers (or culturally relevant bodies, music and styles) in the videos or classes they produce. It can be very…
Sundance has announced their Film Festival Jury for 2021, highlighting some of the best and brightest across film, art, and culture.
Salt-N-Pepa Talk Their New Biopic, How They Came Up With Their Stage Name and Advice for Up-and-Coming Artists
On Saturday, Lifetime will debut its latest original biopic about one of hip-hop’s most iconic duos—Salt-N-Pepa.
Despite what may be trending on Twitter right now, the charges against Daystar Peterson (aka Tory Lanez) as it relates to the shooting of Megan Thee Stallion have, in fact, not been dropped.
We made it, y’all! We’ve survived four crazy years of a Trump Presidency and now we can all go outside and bask in the glow that is the Biden administration. Actually—scratch that. We still can’t go outside (umm...hello, worldwide pandemic.) But we can still bask and we can still virtually attend some fun and…
Ava Duvernay's ARRAY Partners With Spotify to Produce Scripted, Unscripted Podcasts: 'We Couldn't Be More Excited'
From Selma to Queen Sugar to When They See Us to whatever the hell else has dominated the pop culture landscape, Ava Duvernay has made it her mission to bang us in the head with an endless ARRAY— (see what I did there?)—of dope content. And after conquering the film and television industry, the 48-year-old Oscar…
Much of Wednesday’s inauguration ceremony for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris felt like a balm to a wounded nation’s soul, especially 22-year-old Amanda Gorman’s beautiful recitation of the inauguration poem, “The Hill We Climb.”
Jemele Hill, Spotify Developing Podcast Network to Amplify Black Women: 'Content That Is Unique to Them Is a Priority'
During a recent interview with Bloomberg, multi-hyphenate Jemele Hill opined on the media’s response to social justice protests this past summer, her journey as a podcaster and television personality, and future plans for her burgeoning media empire.
Grammy-nominated artists Jazmine Sullivan and H.E.R have been tapped to perform at this year’s Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Fla.
This week, fire-ass artists were coming out of the woodwork. Some released music videos that had me scratching my head and saying, “aren’t we in a global panorama?” While others released chill EPs and albums that had me laying on my floor and staring at the ceiling for a bit, contemplating the universe and also what I…
Love’s in Need of Equality: Stevie Wonder Calls on Biden-Harris to Form ‘Truth Commission’ to Address Racial Inequalities in Open Letter to MLK
On Monday, legendary artist Stevie Wonder posted a four-minute video message in an open letter to Dr. King.
It’s a new year, and though we may not be able to make “Hi, I’m Barbara Walters…and this is 20/20” jokes anymore about the year, 2021 is kicking off with some historic news for the long-time news program.
Now or Never: D-Nice and Issa Rae's Raedio Collab on the Official Inauguration Playlist Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige and More
We still don’t know many details on next Wednesday’s inauguration (nor should we, given the current spate of domestic terrorism in our fair country) but we do know the soundtrack: On Thursday, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) released a 46-track playlist to commemorate the upcoming…