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Swedish DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, died at age 28 on Friday, April 20, his publicist confirmed.  “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” his publicist Diana Baron said in a statement. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. […]

Kanye West’s return to Twitter doubles as yet another of the artist’s ambitious projects: his tweets are becoming a philosophy book, written in real-time. This is just Kanye’s newest out-of-the-box idea—and, more importantly, it’s one of the likely thousands of ideas that he has that have actually come to fruition. An artist as prolific and […]

Beyoncé performed for throngs of screaming fans Saturday night at Coachella after a year’s wait. “Y’all ready Coachella?,” she asked the crowd as she opened her set, becoming the first woman of color to headline the music festival in Indio, California. Excited fans had a new nickname for this year’s festival: Beychella. Other headliners included […]

Congrats Cardi and Offset! Cardi B has followed up the release of her debut album ‘Invasion Of Privacy’ with the announcement that she is pregnant.    The New York rapper, who was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, finally showed off her baby bump to the world for the first time. Interestingly, the rapper wore a […]

Cardi B was the belle of the ball at Sunday night’s iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles, and she dressed the part. Wearing a burgundy tulle dress by Christian Siriano, the 25-year-old rapper took home the award for best new artist, which she dedicated in part to her lovers and haters. “I wanna thank my fans, Bardi Gang, because even […]

For months, there has been speculation and anticipation over “Black Panther,” director Ryan Coogler’s epic interpretation of the Marvel Comic by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, about a Black super hero. Now that the film is finally in theaters, I’m happy to report that it has absolutely lived up to the hype. Known for his […]

Rihanna celebrated hitting the BIG 3-0 Tuesday night in NYC, but it was less of a bad girl RiRi party and more of a super formal Miss Fenty affair. Hey, she’s maturing. The fete for her closest friends and family was held at The Pool and Rihanna arrived in a fuchsia gown. Also in attendance were […]

Once Will.i.am pushed his button and turned his chair before Wesu Wallace had sung the last note of his ‘I’m Not the Only One’ audition track, the tenterhooks were removed and the Blind Auditions turned into a Caribbean Party. After how are you and what’s your name fired off quick from Jennifer Hudson, it was onto ‘How […]

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) – Singer Rihanna and French President Emmanuel Macron headlined a conference in Senegal on Friday raising hundreds of millions of dollars for education in developing countries. Cheers and whistles rang out as Rihanna was announced in the audience that included several African heads of state and the World Bank president. “This is […]

Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna’s collaborative track “LOYALTY.” has won the award for Best Rap/Sung Performance at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. The track, which appeared on Kendrick’s DAMN., beat out JAY-Z and Beyoncé’s “Family Feud,” SZA and Travis Scott’s “Love Galore,” Goldlink’s “Crew” [ft. Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy], and more. The nomination marked one of seven for Kendrick […]


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