The widely popular and always hilarious weekly podcast The Read with Kid Fury and Crissle will be partnering up with Issa Rae’s record label Raedio for an all-new comedy album, The Root has learned.
'You Feel Undervalued? Well, so Do I': Wendy Williams and Joseline Hernandez Get Spicy on The Wendy Williams Show
On Tuesday’s episode of Wendy Williams, former Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta star Joseline Hernandez stopped by to spill the tea on season two of Joseline’s Cabaret: Miami.
It’s hella rare that we regular folks get a glimpse into the lives of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, arguably one of the richest and most famous couples in the world (a billion dollars in an elevator, at last count). But now, thanks to a recent interview, that rarity is no more! Okay, maybe not no more, no more but at least we’ve…
If you’ve ever watched a movie or TV clip with Leslie Jones’ commentary in the background—you probably realized in that moment you couldn’t watch movies or TV normally ever again. Your movie and experience had been forever changed and elevated.
It seems like a combination of forever ago and just yesterday when the word “entanglement” became an elevated term in pop culture, thanks to Jada Pinkett-Smith and Will Smith’s appearance on Jada’s show, Red Table Talk. To refresh your memory, social media went ablaze when August Alsina revealed he’d had a prior…
On Monday, a Los Angeles judge ruled to dismiss a 2013 lawsuit brought against two of Michael Jackson’s entertainment companies by now-38-year-old choreographer Wade Robson, Fox News reports.
Chadwick Boseman's Brother Derrick Doesn't Consider Oscar Loss to Be a Snub, Says Family Isn't Upset
For many fans of the late Chadwick Boseman, his Oscar loss left a bad taste in my mouth—not because of the loss itself, but because of the seemingly manipulative way it all played out.
On Sunday night, Daniel Kaluuya took home the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Black Panther Party Chicago Chairman Fred Hampton in the Shaka King-directed film Judas and the Black Messiah.
Framing Britney Spears Producers Reportedly Working on Documentary About Janet Jackson Super Bowl Moment
My mama and aunties always said, “what doesn’t come out in the wash, will come out in the rinse.” Well, it looks like that may be true in the case of the 2004 controversy surrounding Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl halftime show. Though there were two people on that stage, let’s just say one of those…
Oxymorons, where would we be without them? They are a true staple in our vernacular—how else would someone know they had no idea what was going on if we didn’t tell them they were “clearly confused.” Or that the whole “yeah, no” means “no” and “no, yeah” means “yeah.” You know what I mean, yeah?
George Benson Revisits Breezin' in Celebration of Its 45th Anniversary on Here to There Radio With DJ Spinna
If there’s one thing I’m a sucker for, it’s listening to legendary artists revisit their catalog and dish on not only the creative process behind some of our favorite songs, but the environment that contributed to them.
'Black Americans Built America': The Cast of Without Remorse on the Complexities of Black Patriotism
Black Americans are constantly struggling with an array of paradoxes—one of which is our sense of “home.” For many of us, America is the only “home” we know—and we all know the reason. As such, America is only “home” in its tangible sense...particularly because we can never fully feel comfortable here.
Writer’s Note: I wrote this recap in real-time as the Oscars telecast aired on Sunday night. Therefore, this started out one way and ended up in a completely different direction. What is that feeling America constantly gives Black folks? It’s a combination of “not surprised, but still disgusted?” Yeah... that’s what…
Can You Copyright Dance Moves? 'Single Ladies', 'Formation' and 'WAP' Choreographer JaQuel Knight Made History Doing Just That
You can’t hear the rhythmic “oh-oh-OH-oh-oh-OHHH-oh-oh-oh…” in Beyoncé’s hit single, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” without busting those now-iconic dance moves (heavily inspired by Bob Fosse), right? Well, you have one man to thank for that—JaQuel Knight.