Erykah Badu Honors George Floyd For His 48th Birthday

October 17, 2021

Singer Erykah Badu shared a special moment on her social media by paying tribute to George Floyd, along with his family for what would have been Floyd’s 48th birthday. At one of Badu’s tour stops in Minneapolis at the Minneapolis Armory, Badu invited Floyd’s family backstage. In a short clip seen on her Instagram story, […]

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Soulja Boy Releases New Single: ‘Squid Game’

October 16, 2021

In light of the Netflix show that is popping off on the top watched charts, ‘Squid Game,’ even Solja Boy is staying with the trends. On Thursday, the rapper recently released his new song “Squid Game” which dropped on all streaming platforms. Listeners can hear Soulja Boy rapping over the iconic instrumental of the ‘Squid […]

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Netflix Fires Employee Over Internal Conflicts From Dave Chappelle Special Grow

October 16, 2021

An unnamed employee from the digital streaming service Netflix has been fired after being connected to internal blowback the company is facing over Dave Chappelle’s most recent comedy special The Closer. This story was reported by The Verge, which stated Netflix employees plan a walkout on Wednesday over transphobic comments made in the special. According […]

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Billy Porter Signs New Record Deal “Music is my first love”

October 15, 2021

Billy Porter has just signed a new deal with Island Records and Republic Records. “Music is my first love,” said Porter. “I grew up singing in the church. When I first put out commercial music in 1997, the industry was not ready for all this Black Boy Joy! But luckily the world has caught up. […]

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TIDAL Releases HBCU Homecoming Playlists

October 15, 2021

Welcome to homecoming season, the time of year when alumni of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) gather for homecoming, weeklong celebrations of the Black college experience. On and off-campus, there are reunions at events that feature cookouts, marching bands, concerts, fashion shows, parties where old friends jam to the popular music of their college […]

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‘The Wendy Williams Show’ Will Return Without Wendy Williams

October 14, 2021

Season 13 of ‘The Wendy Williams Show’ will finally be airing on Monday, October 18th, but without Wendy Williams. A statement was issued from the show that was posted to Facebook. It stated: “The Wendy Williams Show will start airing originals on Monday, October 18, with an exciting lineup of guest hosts and panels to […]

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Deon Estus, Wham! Bassist, Dead at 65

October 13, 2021

This past Monday, October 1tth, Deon Estus, the longtime bass player for Wham! and George Michael, passed away at age 65. A message was shared to his Twitter account: It is with real sadness I post that Deon Estus passed away This Morning. Deon was mostly known as the third member of Wham! Deon was […]

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Cardi B Jokingly Tweets How She Will React To Adele’s New Music

October 12, 2021

If you follow Adele, then you might be aware that she is slated to make her comeback on the scene with her new single “Easy On Me” this Friday. Ahead of this long-awaited release, she shared a snippet of the track featuring an emotional ballad. Cardi B heard this ballad and took to Twitter to […]

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Drugmaker Merck Asks FDA to Authorize Promising Anti-COVID Pill

October 12, 2021

Yesterday, the Drugmaker Merck asked U.S. regulators, Food and Drug Administration, to authorize its pill against COVID-19. This pill would add an entirely new and easy-to-use weapon to combat the pandemic. If approved by the FDA, a decision that could be made in a matter of weeks, it would be the first pill shown to […]

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JAWAN Drops ‘Cause & Effect’ Single

October 11, 2021

Rising R&B artist JAWAN has faced some crossroads in his life. A few years ago, while recovering from a vocal injury, he was studying classical music and musical theater in Mississippi but had no passion for them. JAWAN stated: “At that point, I never want to sing another note of a song that I don’t […]

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