Dia Dipasupil/WireImage Solange Knowles will be curating the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Spring Music Series, the venue announced on Wednesday. Through her multidisciplinary creative imprint Saint Heron, the superstar singer/songwriter will select the Academy’s forthcoming concerts, films, performance art showcases, dance shows and theatrical pieces, honoring BAM’s “intergenerational and genre-spanning” impact of forward-minded artists, according to […]

Mauricio Santana/Getty Images Travis Scott is set to make his first festival appearance since last year’s ill-fated Astroworld festival, appearing at the upcoming Rolling Loud California festival. The festival, co-headlined by Future and Playboi Carti, is scheduled to take place March 3-5, 2023. Scott has only played club shows since the Astroworld tragedy, in which […]

Marvel Studios Marvel Studio’s Black Panther sequel Wakanda Forever debuted with an estimated $180 million in North America, the 2nd best opening weekend of the year behind Marvel’s Dr. Strange sequel, which opened to $187 million in May. Wakanda Forever set a record for the biggest November opening of all time, beating The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The first Black Panther opened to $202 million […]

Jesse Grant/Peacock Comedian Chris Redd was punched in the face in front of a New York City comedy club, where he was scheduled to perform Wednesday night. WABC-TV, citing a a preliminary police investigation, reports that Redd was getting out of his car just before 9:40 p.m. when a man who apparently looked like a […]

Jason Merritt/Getty Images The wait is finally over — “Lift Me Up,” Rihanna‘s first new music since 2016’s Anti, arrived at the stroke of midnight on Friday. “Lift me up / Hold me down / keep me close / safe and sound,” Ri sings, over a continuous graphic of the titular character’s mask, hovering over the fog-covered […]

Charles Sykes/Bravo Karamo Brown is publicly addressing his son’ overdose for the first time. In a promo clip from his syndicated talk show, Karamo, obtained by People, he emotionally recalls the incident, which happened two years ago. “Today, I’m going to be very vulnerable with you all,” he begins, adding “It’s something that I’ve never talked about publicly.” […]

ABC Cardi B and Madonna are friends again after the rapper took issue with comments the Queen of Pop made while marking the 30th anniversary of her coffee table book, Sex. Cardi posted a series of now-deleted tweets criticizing Madonna for comments she made in an Instagram Story, noting, “30 years ago I published a book called S.E.X. In […]

Amazon Freevee has ordered the half-hour scripted pilot Open Book, based on the memoir by reality TV and pop star Jessica Simpson, according to Variety. The series stars Ballers‘ Katelyn Tarver as Sadie Sparrow, “a young singer based on Simpson,” alongside Big Shot‘s John Stamos as Butch, “an older musician who’s tasked with writing songs […]

Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images The Bachelorette alum Claire Crawley is engaged to businessman Ryan Dawkins. “He has held me in my darkness, loves me through my healing, and we now celebrate the light together!” Crawley, 41, announced on her Instagram, alongside a photo of the 45-year-old Mascot Sports CEO getting down on one knee. “The easiest […]

ONE Musicfest Two-time Grammy winner Jazmine Sullivan broke down on stage during her performance at the One Musicfest in Atlanta over the weekend, after announcing she’d be taking a break from music, following the news that her mother, Pam Sullivan, is once again battling breast cancer. “This is one of my last few shows of the year, cause […]

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