Aretha Franklin has spoken…and the name on her lips is Jennifer Hudson.

Good news below…


Remember the time Tyson Beckford and Wendy Williams locked horns on a red carpet?


Meet us below to revisit the wild moment in this week’s Retro Rewind below…



Lauded for its unique and suspenseful take on the happenings behind the scenes at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), BET’s primetime drama ‘The Quad’ – led by Tony Award-winning/Grammy-nominated actress Anika Noni Rose – burst onto the scene last year a winner among critics and fans.

Debuting with a 2-hour pilot, a la BET’s other hit drama, ‘Being Mary Jane,’ the response to the film was clear indication viewers wanted to know more about the show’s well-developed characters.  Once season 1 wrapped in March 2017, there was little buzz surrounding the show until late last year when promo began to circulate around its season 2 return.

That return, January 23rd at 10/9c, may have had Twitter ticking, but official ratings reflect anything but excitement.  Seeing a significant dip in viewership (compared to that of most episodes in season 1), tuck in below to see just how many people tuned in: (more…)

Russell Simmons‘ ex-wife Kimora Lee has something to say about the rape allegations he is facing.


By the year 2020, the buying power of black people living in America will fly north of $1.4 trillion.

In 2018, the community is set to use that  spending power to turn Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ into one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

Awesome news below…


‘Scandal’ is back for its 7th and final season.

Over the years, the Kerry Washington led show has boasted some of the most dramatic twists and turns in TV history and its swan song promises even more.

Forming a central part of the revived TGIT (Thank God It’s Thursday) block of programming, the political drama looks set to go out with a bang. A consolation, no doubt, for fans sad to see the show go.

Watch a sneak peek preview of episode 10, titled ‘The People vs Olivia Pope,’ below…


ABC hit ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ is back for a firework filled-fourth season.

The legal drama, which stars Emmy winner Viola Davis, follows a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defence professor.

Last season brought with it a countless list of shocking twists (including a major death) and the newest instalment is already delivering a whole lot more.

It all makes for a riveting watch. And like millions, we’re all sorts of hooked hooked!

Peep the preview of episode 11 of season 4 – titled ‘He’s A Bad Father’ below…


Zendaya has Oscars in her sights with a new movie set to shock, stun and startle moviegoers and history buffs.

Good news below…


Season 5 of ‘Married To Medicine’ has made for gripping viewing. And not only because of the drama between the ladies, but also the chaos in their marital lives.

For one couple though, the pressure proved too much. They are splitting and the paperwork has been filed.

Find out who below…


Oprah Winfrey has spilled details on her political plans….and they’re set to surprise.

Details below…


Vanity Fair commemorate award season on the star-studded cover for their 2018 Hollywood issue.

Lensed by Annie Leibovitz, the glamorous spread features Oprah Winfrey, Michael B. Jordan, and Zendaya. 

Also present are fellow superstars Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Jessica Chastain, Graydon Carter, Claire Foy, Gal Gadot, and Michael Shannon.

The spread comes at a poignant time for many of the names present.

Oprah, who many are calling to run for US president, just received the Cecil B Demille Award at the Golden Globes and is gearing up to star in Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle In Time.’

Mr B. Jordan is tipped to see his star soar to higher heights as part of the cast of Marvel‘s ‘Black Panther,’ while Zendaya is enjoying exposure via ‘The Greatest Showman.’

Peep more pics from the stunning shoot below…


Trouble rises in the face of the mogul Russell Simmons today after he learned that more women have stepped forward to accuse him of sexual assault.

Bad news for he and his family below…


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