As Janet Jackson continues her State of the World 2018 tour, she’s shooting a new music video, and celebrating the 25th anniversary of her first film, Poetic Justice, which co-starred Tupac Shakur. Jackson was in Brooklyn on Monday shooting her video, according to TMZ. She was joined by four male dancers and Daddy Yankee. It’s not clear what song the video was for; […]


Ashanti has hit the 15-year mark for her debut, self-titled album. The singer wrote on Instagram, “15 Years!!!!!! So humbled & blessed. My first Album ‘Ashanti’……To be able to break records & make history with your very first album is an incredible feeling. Thank so much to everyone who helped to make My Album to […]

Deloyd Parker and the Shape Community Center Family are celebrating 45 years of service in the community.  It’s not surprising to hear that it’s been 45 years because its hard to remember Houston’s 3rd Ward without the S.H.A.P.E. Center.  So do yourself a favor and visit to see the wealth of things they are […]

What sweeter way to celebrate your anniversary than to announce that you’re pregnant to the world! Alicia Keys and Swiss Beatz both took to Instagram as they celebrated their 4 year anniversary and shared a photo of Alicia Keys with a beautiful baby bump.  From the looks of it, she is a couple months pregnant.  We wonder […]


Listen to Min. Louis Farrakhan as he talks with the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the 18th Anniversary of the Million Man March and the Commemoration in Tuskegee, Alabama. Click here to Listen.

It’s her anniversary! (singing in our Tony, Toni, Tone voice lol)  According to Pulse of Radio: This year is the 10 year anniversary of Alicia Keys‘ Keep A Child Alive charity. According to reports, the singer-songwriter will celebrate the anniversary at its annual Black Ball on November 7th at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Alicia said in a […]

VIBE magazine turns 20 years old and they have on the hottest R&B artists out right now on the cover.  They talk about their music and not being put in a box.  Robin said: I think what Janelle and I represent is boundary less music. There is no one way to define her or what […]

Oprah is set  to interview Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy Houston on Oprah’s Next Chapter.  The interview will take place on February 11th, one year after Whitney’s death, and will air a few weeks after.

There might be a reason that this song didn’t make the original BAD lineup. The song’s title is head turner, even by today’s standards. However, the good folks at Epic saw fit to include this song in the 25th anniversary re-release of the BAD album. Check the video out below and let us know what […]

As the civil rights movement and Brown vs. Board of Education was blatantly being ignored in most of Mississippi, the decision to send a young Chicago boy who needed structure to the South was made by his widowed mother, Mamie Till. Unaware of the depth of racism and Jim Crow in the South, 14-year-old Emmett […]


Last week marked the anniversary of the most powerful gathering of African-American women in history: The Million Woman March.