After Oprah Winfrey gave a rousing commencement speech at Colorado College, one critic took to social media to say she should have paid off the graduates’ student debt, like billionaire Robert F. Smith did. Smith also gave a commencement address, in his case at Morehouse College, a private all-male, historically black college. In it, he announced that his family was setting […]


Jill Scott’s estranged husband, Michael Dobson, has filed docs in their divorce case asking the judge to make her hand over his Prince album, along with a bunch of other personal items. Jilly from Philly is refusing to fork over a copy of Prince’s Purple Rain, and in his docs,  Michael says he’s been pestering her to get his belongings […]


Singer Janet Jackson is back in the studio but she’s tight lipped about the followup to 2015’s Unbreakable. She told, “I’m not trying to avoid the question and be secretive, but the truth is that I don’t try to analyze the creative process while it’s still ongoing. I’m very intuitive about writing. Anything can inspire me. This morning, […]

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS ABBEY ACADEMY PREPARATORY SCHOOL and amp; DAYCARE – Opens Sept. 5. Academy of Accelerated Learning – Opens Sept. 5. Art Institute of Houston – Opens Sept. 5. ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC SCHOOL – Opens Sept. 5. AVONDALE HOUSE – Opens Sept. 5. FORT BEND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY – Opens Sept. 5. KIPP Houston Public Schools – Opens Sept. 5. LONE STAR COLLEGE – […]

TLC is back, but they said that they aren’t the same without Left Eye. During a recent interview, T-Boz spoke on their fans naming their new album, saying, “We always listen to our fans because they really inspire us because they are half of the reason why we are still doing this.” They also spoke on […]

Vibe has reported that Steve Harvey has revived Showtime at the Apollo with help from Fox. Harvey said in a statement, “We all had such a blast on the two specials that aired earlier this season, that we thought it really deserved being a weekly event. But our mission is a little different this time […]

LeToya Luckett is readying her new album, Back 2 Life, and has released the record’s  tracklist. The 13-track album is due out on May 12th. Check out the tracklist below: 1. “I’m Ready” 2. “B2L” 3. “Show Me” 4. “Used To” 5. “Middle” 6. “Grey” feat. Ludacris 7. “In The Name” 8. “My Love” 9. […]


Playboy is returning to its original form. The magazine announced that nudity will, again, be featured on its pages – starting with the March/April 2017 issue, titled “Naked Is Normal.” Chief Creative Officer Connor Hefner – the 25-year-old son of Hugh Hefner – tweeted, “I’ll be the first to admit that the way in which […]

The New Edition Story actor, Woody McClain’s, old tweets have come back to haunt him. The actor, who played the role of Bobby Brown, tweeted in the past, “If it ain’t white it ain’t right” and “When I’m famous I’m dating white women only.” He also said, “Really thinking about finding a white girl black […]


According to NBC News, The top congressional Republicans came out Monday (December 12th) in support of carrying out investigations into Russian interference in last month’s presidential election, joining Democrats in backing having them after the CIA concluded that Moscow hacked election-related institutions, including the Democratic National Committee, in an effort to help Donald Trump win. […]


Reports surfaced last week claiming that Beyonce’s mom, Tina Lawson, threw shade at Stacey Dash via Instagram. Tina posted a photo of herself with Kelly Rowland, who was dressed as Dash’s Clueless character, Dione. Tina captioned the picture, “This is my baby as Dione last night of course she is prettier and more smart than […]

Did Usher really beat up Bobby Brown back in the day? Producer and songwriter Rico Love was recently a guest on Taxstone’s Tax Season podcast and he said that he witnessed Usher punch Bobby Brown at a birthday party in Los Angeles. Rumors of the incident dates back to 2002. Rico said about the singer, […]