The Queen of Soul, true to form, is posthumously ruling the charts this week.
The shenanigans the Flossy Posse got into at the Essence Festival in New Orleans last year are legendary, so how will they up the ante for their next Girls Trip?
Fans of the “Purple One” and streaming music sites can now rejoice because 23 previously unavailable Prince albums between 1995-2010 are now on all the major streaming services, according to Rolling Stone. Over 300 songs are now available on sites like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal and Amazon Music.
Janet Jackson has finally released her newest music video, that was filmed in Brooklyn, NY earlier this summer. “Made For Now” features Daddy Yankee, and was produced by Harmony Samuels and directed by Dave Meyers. The song is her first musical release since her Unbreakable album in 2015.
When Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed away on Thursday at the age of 76, the tributes immediately started churning out. The legendary singer’s passing dominated the news cycle, social media lit up with pictures and heartfelt tributes from across the globe. In her hometown of Detroit, memorials were on…
There are times when the collective digital Caucasian conscience known as Fox News is so blatantly racist-adjacent that it crosses the line of conservative commentary and becomes laughably stupid. Sometimes they are so willfully wrong that it seems as if they are trolling us.
Just weeks after exiting ABC, black-ish creator Kenya Barris has signed an overall series deal with Netflix. Barris’ deal goes into effect Aug. 16 and will have Barris producing projects for Netflix through his production company, Khalabo Ink Society.
Serena Williams, the Greatest of All Time, has been quite open and frank about her life as she grows as a mom. From the terrifying experiences during the birth of her daughter, Alexis Olympia, to coming back to the tennis world, through grappling with archaic laws that seeded her lower simply because she gave birth,…
As the resident Cardi B stan here at The Root, I fully understand that not everyone is here for her, and not everyone has an appreciation for her style.
Director Steve McQueen’s upcoming film Widows is one of the most anticipated films this fall, and in a newly released trailer, you get to see why.
Amala Zandile Dlamini is a 22-year-old Los Angeles based rapper, who goes by the name of “Doja Cat.” On Tuesday, she released a video called “Mooo!” that’s gone viral.
Taraji P. Henson wants to remove the stigma surrounding mental health issues in the African-American community and has created an organization to honor her late father who suffered from mental health issues. On September 22, the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, named after her father, officially launches.
What Women Want was a rom-com that came out in 2000 and starred Mel Gibson as this deplorable single playboy who was given the gift of hearing women’s thoughts. Fast forward 18 years later and there’s a reboot of the classic, What Men Want, starring Taraji P. Henson and now, she’s got the gift of hearing mens’…
Director Jon M. Chu thought he was done with crying over Crazy Rich Asians.
Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj, is fed up with all of y’all busted bitches. That was made abundantly clear earlier this week when she dropped her newest album Queen, with the savage bop “Barbie Dreams.”
You know our collective hearts stopped on Monday when reports started circulating that the iconic Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is gravely ill and apparently in hospice care.
Taraji P. Henson has landed herself another leading lady role, and this time, it’s a rom-com. You’ve probably seen Mel Gibson in What Women Want back in 2000. Well, this version takes a #BlackGirlMagic spin and gives Henson the gift and the curse of hearing men’s inner thoughts, out loud.
As Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday approaches, mediocre British singer Sam Smith had the audacity to come for the King of Pop. While vacationing with fellow singer Adam Lambert, a video was posted of Smith saying that he doesn’t like Michael Jackson.
Rumors have once again kicked up about everyone’s fave British bae, Idris Elba, possibly being tapped to play James Bond.
“With the right white man, you can do anything,”John David Washington says as Ron Stallworth—the black Colorado Springs, Colo., police officer who went “undercover” in the Ku Klux Klan—in Spike Lee’s latest joint, BlacKkKlansman. This sentiment is also an entire mood. Oh, AmeriKKKa.