The genial superstar Rihanna was one of the many celebrities who stepped up to support a young man named Keaton when his mother uploaded a video of him detailing the abuse he suffered at the hands of his bullies.

Keen to support the child, these celebrities led the charge to raise money to support he and his family via GoFundMe pages with hopes the cash would go some way to lift his spirits.

Alas, things took a turn for the left (or far right) when it emerged that Keaton’s family may be confederate-flag waving, Black Lives Matter hating, viciously wild racists!

How Rihanna responded?

Find out below…



Thought you knew all there was to know about the Tina Turner story?

Well…think again. For, the ‘Private Dancer‘ is readying the release of a new book which will lift the lid…on everything.

Details below…


After earning a surprise Hot 100 hit with unlikely collaborator Macklemore, pop songstress Kesha has apparently grown very fond of the ‘Thrift Shop’ hitmaker – a feat evidenced by today’s announcement the duo are set to hit the road together in support of their latest respective projects, ‘Rainbow’ and ‘Gemini.’

Titled ‘The Adventures of Kesha & Macklemore’ tour, the summer 2018 outing – which kicks off in Phoenix on June 6 – is set to touch every corner of United States with stops in Las Vegas, Dallas, Nashville, Atlanta, Miami, and many more before closing in Tampa on August 5.

Tuck in below to see if their adventures will be making their way to a location near you:


Miguel‘s lengthy promo run in support of his fourth album, ‘War & Leisure,’ has proven useful in his battle for the top of R&B charts this week.

The set was kicked off by the Travis Scott-assisted ‘Sky Walker,’ a sleeper hit that’s worked its way up to become his highest charting solo outing since his signature hit, 2012’s ‘Adorn’ (#17 peak on the Hot 100).  Overall, the cut marks his first appearance in Hot 100 top 60 since 2013’s ‘Beautiful’ with pop icon Mariah Carey (#15 peak).

The song’s success, in conjunction with the critical acclaim of its follow-ups ‘Pineapple Skies,’ ‘Told You So,’ and a trusty album bundling deal with ticket sales from the recently announced ‘War & Leisure’ tour (click here for dates), helped hoist the project to the top of a number of rhythmic album charts this week.

We’ve already reported the preliminary numbers (click here to read), but now Billboard & Nielsen have teamed to announce the final figures.  See them inside:


Despite learning her latest opus, ‘Reputation,’ was removed from the Billboard 200’s summit by chart champions U2 this week, Taylor Swift‘s Monday was still accompanied with good news.

The November 10-released set, which was certified platinum its debut week thanks to over 1 million copies shifted in pure sales, has now been boosted up to a new RIAA certification level thanks to the addition of streaming.

Details inside:


It’s official!

Beyonce and Ed Sheeran have reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with their ‘Perfect’ duet. And they’re both credited.

Full story below…


Tiffany Haddish is on the hottest of career streaks!

After years of climbing slow and steady, the actress-comedienne was thrust into the global spotlight (seemingly overnight) after a much loved turn in summer smash ‘Girls Trip.’

With the flick making over $100 million at the box office, the 38-year-old has been in all of demand. So much so that she became the first black comic to host Saturday Night Live and is wrapping a movie called ‘Night School’ with Kevin Hart.

Before that though, she’s making sure to tell her own story in biography ‘The Last Black Unicorn’ – which she stopped by The Breakfast Club today to promote.

Despite the many dark corners of her narrative (see: being in the foster care system,  homeless, in an abusive relationship), Haddish now celebrates the bumps on her journey for getting her where she is.

During her funny yet frank sit-down, she also revealed that the challenges aren’t over. Indeed, she expanded on some of the hurdles encountered during her SNL gig, family dramas, and a whole lot more.

Check it out after the jump…

Mariah Carey gifted herself (and a the world) a hit that keeps on giving!

Dive below below for details on the latest success of her 23-year-old smash ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You.’


Scribbled in history books for its fair share of good and awesomely bad reasons, 2017 brought with it some of modern music’s most memorable moments.  Now, as the year draws to a close, TGJ is reflecting on our favorite happenings that rocked – and to some degree reshaped – the Urban and Pop musical landscape as we know it.

Next up we reflect on the Grammy upsets that rocked the fan bases of Urban music’s leading ladies:  Beyonce & Rihanna:


LeToya Luckett is a married woman!

The Destiny’s Child singer turned solo star married her entrepreneur lover Tommicus Walker yesterday in an elaborate ceremony in Austin, Texas.

Head below for more, including pics and attendee tea…


The nominations for the 2018 Golden Globe Awards have been announced – and it’s good news for the likes of Mary J. Blige, Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, Issa Rae, Daniel Kaluuya and Mariah Carey.

As some of Hollywood’s leading names, they have racked up noms for their efforts in titles including ‘Mudbound,’ ‘Insecure,’ ‘Get Out,’ and ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’

Find out below who’s up for what at the 75th annual spectacle, which airs  live on January 7th 2018 on NBC.

The full nominations list awaits after the jump…


K. Michelle is coming clean about plastic surgery with hopes doing so will inspire others do the same.

How so? By admitting that she enlarged her bottom to follow trends set by her celebrity peers and that she is only weeks away from having her implants removed…forever.

What inspired her change of her heart? The growth she showcases on her new album ‘Kimberly: The People I Used To Know‘.

Press play below…


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