Via : Tashera Simmons speaks on her split with rapper DMX and her new book coming out. The separated but not divorced wife of rapper DMX recently sat down with Superstar Radio to explain the split as well as what future projects we should be seeing very soon. “Since the separation I’ve created an […]

Ralph Ellison was the first novelist to portray the Black experience as a critical part of the American experience. His seminal novel, “Invisible Man,” was his only major work, but his letters, articles and fiction work established him as one of the most important writers in history. “Invisible Man” encapsulated the feelings of Black men […]

It’s only been four months since Trey Songz released his fourth album “Passion, Pain & Pleasure,” but he’s already looking to release another this year. He told Billboard, “I want to release an album this year. We’re starting in the studio now. I’m always thinking about music. I’m in the studio whenever I can be. […]

Via : The North Carolina Underground Music Awards (NCUMAS) was established in 2008 by Carl Major Potter II. Seeing a void in the market for independent and unsigned musical artists in the North Carolina area, Carl along with his sister, writer/director Sanedria Potter, set out to provide a platform to showcase the talents and […]

Raven Symone is returning to television as the lead role in a new show, “The Great State of Georgia.” The half-hour comedy series will air on ABC Family and is being billed as a “multi-cam series about an exuberant plus-sized performer from the South and her science geek best friend who try to make headway […]

Via : CNN’s Anderson Cooper said he and his crew were punched and kicked in Cairo on Wednesday by supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, but that they escaped with just scratches as anti-government protests turned deadly. The incident occurred as supporters of Mubarak rushed a crowd of his detractors, charging on horses and […]

Kobe Bryant’s wife, Vanessa, may be getting her own reality show. The reason? It seems she wants to steal the spotlight from another Laker wife who just scored her own solo screentime: Khloe Kardashian. Rumor has it that Vanessa is jealous over Khloe and Lamar Odom scoring a reality series on E! According to In […]

Lil Boosie’s mother appeared on Hot 107.9’s Gangsta Grillz radio with the incarcerated rapper’s 9-year-old daughter. Boosie’s lawyer also chimed in during the call to discuss the murder charge that the Baton Rouge rapper is currently facing. In addition to speaking with Boosie’s mom Connie Hatch, DJ Drama took some calls from listeners in support […]

The custody battle between Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry continues to heat up. Halle’s baby daddy Gabriel Aubry claims he has tapes recorded with the actress’ voice mails that proves her rage. “She left a crazy message on Gabe’s cell just after some pictures came out of him at a Lakers game with a girl […]

Actor Terrence Howard will soon be back on the market…Howard’s wife Michelle Ghent, a commercial production employee, cited “irreconcilable differences” when she filed for divorce from Howard on Jan. 27, according to The filing came only one year and one week after the couple tied the knot on Jan. 20, 2010. Michelle was Terrence’s […]

While music videos in the 80s and 90s were characterized by elaborate choreography and first-generation special effects, things really got kicked up a notch visually…

1956: Autherine J. Lucy becomes the first black student to attend the University of Alabama. She was expelled 3 days later “for her own safety.”