By Nathan James Joan Rivers, the grande doyenne of American stand-up comedy, has been placed on the critical list at New York City’s Mount Sinai Hospital after suffering “full cardiac and respiratory arrest” during minor throat surgery at an E. 93rd Street clinic, FDNY and family sources confirmed this morning. Rivers, 81, is the star […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Sheryl Lee Ralph: Redefining “diva” to empower other women Original DREAMGIRL continues to give back to community in more ways than one By D. Kevin McNeir Standing before a packed audience anxious to hear about the significant role that women have played in America’s history, Sheryl Lee Ralph, the consummate show business professional, most notably […]
If you gauge vocal artistry solely on which singers you routinely hear on today’s popular radio stations, you’re doing yourself a real disservice, especially if channel surfing in your city hasn’t exposed you to the dynamic talent and six-octave range of vocalist and musician Rachelle Farrell.
Donning a debonair, off-white, two-piece seersucker and holding a Cuban cigar, comedian, actor and political commentator D.L. Hughley looked like a Miami native as he took to the stage recently to host what is rapidly becoming one of the nation’s most popular concerts – Jazz in the Gardens. Now in its ninth year, the two-day musical extravaganza takes place in the City of Miami Gardens in sunny South Florida and brings together some of the most-respected entertainers in the business along with food, fashion and Miami flair.
News reports have been confirmed by Ricky Martin’s publicists that he has separated from his partner Carlos Gonzalez Abella. Ricky tells People Magazine: “I have experienced wonderful things with my partner. Complexity, understanding, and, at the same time, freedom, not being afraid that your partner is judging you. That is what I have found with […]
“Comedy chose me,” recalls out comedienne Tammy Peay, who has been making audiences of every description burst out in side-splitting laughter for the past 14 years. By Nathan James The outspoken performer and her unique brand of comedy have made Peay an unforgettable personality, and her routines combine a gritty realism with an endearing humanity. […]