Ryan Coogler was one in a small group of powerful directors who met up at The Hollywood Reporter‘s house to discuss their smash hit/impactful movies with each other ahead of this year’s Oscars.

Fans of his movie ‘Black Panther‘ will be pleased to know that he gave a voluminous amount of information on the project, his plans for its story and how he managed to meet the expectations and overcome the challenges placed on him by the movie studio system and the general public.

The conversation is incredibly insightful and is a must-see for anyone hoping to pursue a career in movie-making.

So… play.


Kiki Layne of the smash hit movie ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ is said to be hard at work with a very lofty goal in mind.

A goal, should she get her way, will see her become the first black woman to portray the African superhero Storm!


Tinashe is upset that it took almost thirty years for the recording industry and the general public to hold R. Kelly accountable for raping children and abusing women.

The performer was quizzed about ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ during a recent red carpet interview and revealed that she was sickened by what she saw and infuriated that little was done to protect his victims even though the world knew about what they had been forced to endure.

Her wise words below…


Ariana Grande fans, affectionately called #Arianators, who rejoiced at news the powerhouse singer added even more dates to her already lengthy ‘Sweetener’ world tour (in support of her 2018-released fourth album of the same name) have been dealt some bitter news.

To accommodate for her historic run as the youngest performer to ever headline Coachella (as we reported here), the demanding outing called for the rescheduling of some of its dates.

Details inside:


Less than a month after celebrating the birth of his youngest daughter, Hendrix (as we reported here), rapper Future – a proud papa of 6 – says he wants to have even more children.


Melody Thornton, best known for her role in Pop phenomenon The Pussycat Dolls, is  taking part in the latest series’ of ‘Dancing On Ice’ alongside UK celebrities such as Richard Blackwood, Gemma Collins, and Brian McFadden.

Not the first PCD member to participate on the popular show, Thornton follows in the footsteps of fellow Doll Ashley Roberts who judged on a past series and recently reached the final of another British show ‘Strictly Come Dancing.’

The 34-year’s first skating performance with professional partner Alexander Demetriou received rave reviews from the judging panel and the pair breezed into Week 2 successfully after the public vote.

Check out their showing below…


This Friday brings with it the release of Future‘s seventh studio album ‘The WIZRD.’

Hotly anticipated, the set is touted as one of 2019’s first top tier Hip-Hop offerings and has been paired with a like-titled documentary and a dedicated merchandise site (hello bundles).

With just a few days to go, the turn-up king has unwrapped the project’s official tracklist, which features fellow Rap stars Travis Scott and Young Thug, as well as Gunna.

Coming in at a meaty 20 tracks, the songlist awaits below…


Sony Music Entertainment is taking a stand against its troubled and troubling artist R. Kelly.

Great news below…


Chaka Khan is ready for something new.

Fantastic news below…


While recent years have seen Pop divas dominate the Las Vegas strip, new reports suggest they’ll soon be making room for Hip-Hop hitmaker Drake.

Details below…


Lady Gaga‘s stellar performance in the latest telling of the ‘A Star is Born’ story saw her bag the award for Best Actress at last night’s Critics Choice Award.

Quite interestingly, the performer must share the gong with the seasoned actress Glenn Close who also won the award for her performance in ‘The Wife’ because it was a tie.

Now watch what happened when the thespians learned of the good news and how they celebrated their win below…


Celine Dion is disgusted by R. Kelly, and wants to hit him where she knows it will hurt…his pockets.

Find out how below…