Openly gay rapper Fly Young Red appears to be venturing out beyond hip hop music.
A scene from ‘Timbuktu’ by Abderrahmane Sissako CANNES – Forget about ‘Grace of Monaco’. Some of the most noteworthy films at this year’s Cannes Film Festival deal with human rights and the fight for press freedom, and they come from directors who have had to overcome financing, censorship or infrastructure difficulties to tell stories that […]
This year, New York City Pride Week will have even greater significance, as history gets made at the world-famous Carnegie Hall auditorium. Tona Brown, a gifted classical violinist and mezzo-soprano vocalist, will step out onto the stage of the Weill Recital Hall on June 25, and become the first African-American transgender woman to perform at […]
Technology giant Apple is in talks to buy headphone maker and music-streaming service provider Beats Electronics, according to various media reports. The reports claim Apple could pay as much as $3.2bn (£1.9bn) and a deal could be announced next week. If completed, it will be Apple’s biggest ever acquisition. It is being seen as a […]
Karamo Brown, the young actor and TV host widely known for his work on MTV’s The Real World (Philadelphia), the 2013 series Where The Bears Are, and Deondray Gossett’s unforgettable DL Chronicles, is now discovering new worlds in his growing career, as the host of The OWN Show, carried by the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).
GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, honored Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox, Norman Lear, and the best in film and television at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o, Ellen Page, Rita Moreno, Naomi Campbell, Johnny Galecki, and Chaz Bono […]
After many weeks of uploaded teasers and sneak previews, Lamont Pierre finally premiered the second season of his hit web series Freefall.
Rapper Andre Johnson, an affiliate to the Wu-Tang Clan, was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after cutting off his penis and jumping off a second story balcony early Wednesday morning.
There are many special moments in America’s civil rights movement that are periodically celebrated including Jackie Robinson breaking the color line in professional baseball, Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his “I Have a Dream” speech as part of the historic March on Washington.
Vybz Kartel, a popular dancehall artist in Jamaica, has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted for the murder of an associate, according to reports by the BBC. Palmer and three other men were sentenced after being convicted of the 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams in a dispute over missing firearms.