Like Her Parents, Blue Ivy Now An Award-Winning Songwriter

Like Her Parents, Blue Ivy Now An Award-Winning Songwriter

NEW YORK (AP) — At just 7, Blue Ivy Carter is an award-winning songwriter. Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s daughter won the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award at Sunday’s Soul Train Awards for co-writing her mom’s hit “Brown Skin Girl,” a song celebrating dark- and brown-skinned women. Ivy Carter gives a vocal performance that opens and closes […]

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Press Play: Chadwick Boseman Hits Up ‘Ellen’ & Gets Quizzed On His Costars

Press Play: Chadwick Boseman Hits Up ‘Ellen’ & Gets Quizzed On His Costars

Chadwick Boseman is kicking our week off right with an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. After talking about staying in shape for his projects, Black Panther changing his life, and his new film 21 Bridges, he and the talk show host play a hilarious game. As Ellen points out, the critically acclaimed actor has […]

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#BlackGirlMagic 14-Year-Old Curlanista Creates Natural Hair Program To Empower 1,000 Future Fellow Entrepreneurs

#BlackGirlMagic 14-Year-Old Curlanista Creates Natural Hair Program To Empower 1,000 Future Fellow Entrepreneurs

Source: Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Beautycon #BlackGirlMagic 14-Year-Old Curlanista Creates Natural Hair Program A 14-year-old entrepreneur is continuing to make headlines not only for her curl celebrating products but for her efforts to encourage fellow entrepreneurs. Lexi P, a Washington D.C. native, launched her Curlanista product line in 2018 centered around celebrating curls, coils, and […]

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Huggy Lowdown: Keeping It In The Family

Huggy Lowdown: ‘Pastor Kanye Westside’

Kanye West brought his Sunday service to Joel Olsteen’s church in Houston, TX over the weekend. And apparently they had a “cover charge,” Huggy says. They sold tickets, “somebody had to pay that $300,000.” After that “Pastor Kanye Westside” brought his service to a local jail. The question Huggy really wants an answer to is, did […]

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Last-minute audible: Kaepernick back to school for workout

Last-minute audible: Kaepernick back to school for workout

RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick’s saga took another surreal turn Saturday — a last-minute audible to nix an NFL-arranged workout and a quick dash 60 miles to the other side of metro Atlanta, where the exiled quarterback staged his own impromptu passing display on a high school field in dwindling light as hundreds of […]

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Texas appeals court blocks inmate Rodney Reed’s execution

Texas appeals court blocks inmate Rodney Reed’s execution

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas’ top criminal appeals court on Friday halted the scheduled execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being questioned by new evidence that his supporters say raises serious doubt about his guilt. The stay of execution by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals came just hours after the Texas Board of […]

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Was Colin Kaepernick’s Workout A Publicity Stunt? Some People Think So [VIDEO]

Was Colin Kaepernick’s Workout A Publicity Stunt? Some People Think So [VIDEO]

Colin Kaepernick‘s NFL “workout” is now in the books  and some folks, including Jay-Z, feel like Kaepernick “turned a legitimate workout into a publicity stunt.”   He doesn’t want to play. pic.twitter.com/ZuSI1IVW9r — Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) November 17, 2019 It’s Kaepernick’s actions on Saturday of basically bailing on the NFL workout at an NFL facility and […]

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Kanye West To Joel Osteen: ‘I’m In Service To God Now”

Kanye West To Joel Osteen: ‘I’m In Service To God Now”

HOUSTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch on Sunday that his recent spiritual awakening has made him realize he’s no longer in the service to fame and money but “in service to God.” West spoke to a packed crowd of about 16,000 people at Lakewood Church’s 11 a.m. service […]

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If Your Kid Can Play Football, The NFL Is Looking For You

If Your Kid Can Play Football, The NFL Is Looking For You

The NFL is looking for the next generation of youth football stars to help usher in its second century. The league launched a casting call Sunday asking parents and youth coaches of boys and girls ages 9-12 to submit videos of the kids’ best moves on the football field for a chance to attend Super […]

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