Many people have been hoping that 2021 will be a reset from the dumpster fire that was 2020 (turns out, it’s kicking off as its own special kind of dumpster fire). Normally, every new year is a time to hit the reset button, an opportunity to refresh.
All My Children alum Tonya Pinkins has been tapped to co-star in the new limited series from Marissa Jo Cerar, Women of the Movement.
It seems like just yesterday I was riding around and gettin’ it to Grammy-nominated artist SZA’S album CTRL, singing (albeit loudly and offkey) to “Love Galore.” To say that that particular single was one of my favorites off the album would be an understatement. To say that I, along with countless other SZA fans have…
Dr. Dre 'Doing Great' After Brain Aneurysm—Meanwhile, 4 Suspects Arrested for Attempting to Burglarize His Home During Hospitalization
The hip-hop industry experienced quite the scare on Tuesday, but it looks like everyone can breathe a sigh of relief at the moment. Yesterday afternoon, TMZ first reported that Dr. Dre, born Andre Young, had been admitted to the ICU in Los Angeles after suffering a brain aneurysm.
The Undoing's Noma Dumezweni Will Be Part of the Live-Action World of The Little Mermaid—as Brand New Character
If you have “Jan. 31” marked on your calendar (as I do, since it’s like, my job), then scratch it off. A rep has confirmed to Variety that the 63rd Grammy Awards have been postponed to a later date. There’s not an updated date yet, but sources told Variety the ceremony may be moved to sometime in March.
It’s 2021, and we kicked off the first full week on Monday night by getting to know the first-ever Black Bachelor. Introducing Matt James, the leading man of the 25th season of The Bachelor—a season the New York Post has referred to as “the horniest season yet.”
'I’m a Very Sexual Person, but Not Around My Child': Cardi B Claps Back at Criticism of Her Refusal to Let Her Daughter Listen to 'WAP'
In today’s installment of wild-ass pop culture moments, folks online are ganging up on Cardi B for—get this—not letting her two-year-old daughter Kulture listen to her spicy sex-positive smash hit ‘WAP.’
Jordan Peele Wants to Get Out of a Career in Front of the Camera, He Confirms at Georgia Runoff Fundraiser
February will mark exactly 4 years since the theatrical release of Get Out, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, which had a unique take on racism in America.
A recently resurfaced Beats by Dre commercial starring “In The Party” rapper Flo Milli hit the Twittersphere today and boy, do I have questions. But first, let’s get a little background on this commercial, shall we?
A few months back, we reported here at The Root that there were talks of Michael B. Jordan potentially directing the third installment of the Creed movie franchise. But now it looks like those talks were actually true!
Since this is yet another short work week for the staff at The Root due to the holiday, I’ll keep this introduction short and sweet, using the energy of one Tiffany “New York” Pollard: BYE, 2020! BYE, PUMPKIN!
It Was the Best of Times and the Worst of Times at the Same Damn Time: Top 10 Moments of Joy From 2020
If I could sum up 2020 in one phrase, it would be “whew, chile” (see also: “I hate it here” and “I’m tired of this church.”) As we near the end of this unprecedented year, I can’t help but reflect on all the tumultuous things that have transpired up until now. Actually, I take that back. I don’t want to reflect—living…