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Lester Cohen/WireImage It’s hard to believe it’s been a decade since Whitney Houston‘s shocking and tragic death on February 11, 2012. But we will always love her: Her life story, and her music, are still captivating and entertaining fans around the world. Ironically, Whitney died on the weekend of the Grammy Awards — a show […]

Icy/Warner Records Saweetie has dropped a new collaboration with H.E.R. called “Closer.” Over a retro-flavored dance beat, Sweetie raps, “I wanna fall in love for the weekend/ Three boyfriends I don’t know where I’m sleeping/ We be thuggin’, clubbin’…Order room service when we done/ That’s the sequence.” H.E.R. chimes in on the hook, cooing, “Hold […]

Donato Sardella/Getty Images for REVOLVE In a cover story for this week’s People magazine, Lionel Richie says his daughter Nicole, whom he adopted when she was nine years old, changed his life. Lionel and his then-wife, Brenda Harvey, adopted Nicole because her parents, friends of Lionel’s, were struggling financially. “Nicole was actually a godsend. She […]

JOCE/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images Issa Rae will be honored with the Producer’s Guild of America’s 2022 Visionary Award next month.  The award is given to producers who “share inspiring, uplifting stories that add unique value to society and culture.” The Insecure creator will get her award March 19 at the 33rd Annual Producers Guild Awards. Earlier this […]

Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images “We’re gonna do it so big that they can’t deny us any more in the future.” That’s what Dr. Dre told reporters Thursday afternoon at a press conference previewing this Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show, which will feature him, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar. Dr. Dre and Snoop […]

Searchlight Pictures Want to watch Questlove‘s Oscar-nominated documentary Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised), but don’t have Hulu or Disney+?  You’re in luck. The acclaimed film, which documents the six-week-long, star-studded 1969 event The Harlem Cultural Festival, will have its broadcast television premiere on Sunday, February 20 at 8 p.m. […]

ABC Entertainment All six members of New Edition will join Tamron Hall next week for an hour-long interview. Ricky Bell, Bobby Brown, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant and Michael Bivins will appear on the syndicated daytime talk show on Tuesday, February 15. They’ll chat about their history, their personal and professional struggles, and reveal […]

ABC/Gavin Bond Congratulations to Eve — she’s a mom. On Instagram, the rapper, actress and TV host announced that she and husband Maximillion Cooper welcomed a son on February 1. Along with a picture of the baby sleeping peacefully in a floral-print basket, Eve wrote, “Our Beautiful boy was born Feb 1st 2022. Wilde Wolf […]

Brandon Carter Last year, Maxwell teamed with State Optical Co. for a line of sunglasses, and a portion of the proceeds went to provide scholarships to teens in black and brown communities. Now he’s back with another limited-edition style, which will benefit the same worthy cause. The new titanium sunglasses are called STATE x Maxwell […]

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences/ABC The nominations for the 94th annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday, and Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Beyoncé and Questlove are among the nominees. As expected, Smith scored a Best Actor nomination for his starring role as the father of Venus and Serena Williams in the film King Richard. […]

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