Legacy RecordingsEarth, Wind & Fire has just released a new remix of its classic 1978 hit “September,” coinciding with the news that the single has been certified six-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The updated track, which was remixed by acclaimed producer Eric Kupper, is available now as a digital download and […]

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 941,000 people worldwide. Over 29.9 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering […]

Courtesy of Alicia KeysAlicia Keys paid tribute to essential workers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with a medley performance on Good Morning America Thursday.  The multi-Grammy-winning singer serenaded front-line workers and thanked them for their hard work at a socially distanced event in New York City, performing “Good Job” and her 2009 hit “Empire State of Mind.” During the show, Alicia also spoke about her […]

Pari DukovicFormer President Barack Obama has announced the release of the first volume of his highly-anticipated presidential memoirs. Titled A Promised Land, the memoir will recount Obama’s first term in the White House and address how he thinks the nation can “heal our divisions.” It will be released just two weeks after Election Day on November 17. “There’s no […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesFor those wondering the story behind Beyoncé‘s unique name can thank her mother Tina Knowles, who opened up on Tuesday about its history. Speaking on the podcast In My Head With Heather Thompson, Knowles revealed that her daughter’s name is actually very near and dear to her. “A lot of people don’t know that Beyoncé is my last name. It’s my […]

Efren Landaos/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesAhead of the Emmy Awards on Sunday night, Wu-Tang founder RZA is still reeling over the moment when he first learned that he had been nominated for an Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music Emmy for his Hulu series Wu-Tang: An American Saga. “When I got that Emmy nod, first of all, I didn’t […]

ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty ImagesOne man’s plastic prop is another man’s treasure and the proof lies in the fact that Notorious B.I.G.‘s plastic crown just sold for nearly $600,000. On Tuesday, Sotheby’s hosted its first-ever auction dedicated to hip-hop items. Up for grabs was the plastic crown that Biggie wore for the iconic King of New […]

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty ImagesJimmy Fallon landed himself in hot water after a 20-year-old clip of him impersonating Chris Rockresurfaced online.  While critics have slammed the video for being an offensive example of blackface, the person Fallon was pretending to be has come to the night show host’s defense in a new interview. Speaking with the New York Times, Rock opened up […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Sally is now a tropical depression and is expected to become a remnant low as it moves from Alabama into Georgia and the Carolinas. As Sally remnants move east Thursday afternoon and evening, there is a threat for flooding rain from Atlanta to Charlotte and Raleigh, […]

Melinda Sue GordonJohn David Washington says he felt like a student in a master class when working with director Christopher Nolan on his latest project Tenet. In fact, Washington says he learned some invaluable lessons from both Nolan and his Oscar-winning BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee during his time working with them. “They say never meet your heroes, but they’re exceptions […]


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