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  • ‘Billboard’ Announces 1st Annual R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players Event, Honoring Meek Mill
    Source: Derrick Salters/WENN.com / WENN Our music continues to drive popular culture and Billboard recognizes the impact. The publication has announced a new ceremony that will honor select top performers in the industry. Scheduled for Thursday, September 27 the R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players Event will... Read more »
  • Lil Wayne Announces ‘Tha Carter V’ Release Date, For Real This Time
    Source: Suzi Pratt / Getty Lil Wayne has announced an official release date for his long-delayed new album, Tha Carter V. That would be this Friday, September 27.  Weezy acknowledged the previous release date pump fake that left fans verklempt. “On my birthday,... Read more »
  • ‘Cosby’ Actor Geoffrey Owens Slides The $25K Nicki Minaj Gave Him To Charity
    Source: WENN / WENN Former Cosby Show actor Geoffrey Owens is looking out for his struggling peers. The ex Trader Joe’s employee is passing the $25,000 that Nicki Minaj gave him over to charity.  Minaj pledged the actor the $25K after he... Read more »
  • Bill Cosby’s Mugshot Is Pure Struggle, 1st Meal Behind Bars Allegedly Was Pudding
    Source: Montgomery County Correctional Facility / Montgomery County Correctional Facility Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars on Tuesday (Sept. 25) after his aggravated indecent assault case in Pennsylvania didn’t go his way. Along with a struggle... Read more »
  • NMAAHC Addresses Timothy Anne Burnside’s Hip-Hop Exhibit Appointment Debate
    Source: ullstein bild Dtl. / Getty The National African American History and Culture Museum found itself in the middle of an explosive Twitter debate regarding cultural historian and museum specialist Timothy Anne Burnside, who happens to be white. With critique cropping... Read more »
  • Kid Ink “Big Deal,” Lil Keed ft. Young Thug “Fetich (Remix)” & More | Daily Visuals 9.25.18
    Source: Prince Williams / Getty After dropping his latest single “Big Deal” more than a month ago it seemed like Kid Ink seemingly disappeared into the abyss but fear not for the LA rapper has reemerged. Returning to the forefront with a... Read more »
  • Struggle Rapper Lil Xan Claims He Was Hospitalized For OD’ing on Hot Cheetos
    Source: Patricia Schlein/WENN.com / WENN Ex-pill popping (we hope) struggle rapper Lil Xan‘s retirement is off as he is apparently going out on tour. Also, he was recently in the hospital for OD’ing on Hot Cheetos.   The rapper took to IG to... Read more »
  • This Vulgar Message From Daz Dillinger Isn’t Going To Sit Right With Kanye West’s Spirit
    Source: Scott Dudelson / Getty Kanye West was so worried about Nick Cannon disrespecting Kim Kardashian, but Daz Dillinger is an entirely different beast. Just our two cents, but we don’t think an Instagram response is going to cut it this... Read more »
  • Apple Cans Dr. Dre Original Scripted TV Series ‘Vital Signs’ Before It Airs
    Source: Supplied by WENN.com / WENN Near the top of the year, Apple announced it was hopping into the wide-open streaming market and introduced a list of original programming. Among them was a series from Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine titled... Read more »
  • Music ID App Shazam Acquired By Apple For $400 Million, Will Be Ad-Free
    Source: SOPA Images / Getty Another day, another company purchased. We reported on Pandora being acquired by SiriusXM yesterday, now Shazam has been bought by Apple. The long-rumored deal was finalized yesterday (Sept.24) with tech giant dropping $400 million on the app... Read more »
  • Diddy Unveils His ‘Black 100’ List & Fans Are Just A Tad Bit Confused
    Source: D Dipasupil / Getty Diddy is the epitome of #BlackExcellence, so it makes perfect sense that he would launch a “Black 100” list to celebrate melanin folks who are moving the needle forward. But is everyone on his list deserving? Of... Read more »
  • 8 Things We Learned from Taraji P. Henson & Tracie Jenkins on The Breakfast Club
    It’s officially Fall season and y’all know what that means: season premiers of your favorite TV shows! With the fifth season of Empire premiering tomorrow night Taraji P. Henson is on her promo tour grind but not necessarily to talk about... Read more »
  • Bill Cosby Gets 3 – 10 Year Prison Sentence, Deemed “Sexually Violent Predator”
    Source: W.Wade/WENN / WENN The fall of Bill Cosby continues. Today (Sept. 25) the judge deemed the convicted felon and disgraced comedian a “sexually violent predator” before sentencing him to 3 – 10 years in prison.   Reports Raw Story: The designation came as... Read more »
  • United Nations LOL’s At Racist, Russian-Selected President Trump
    Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty Donald Trump is making America laughable again. While addressing the United Nations this morning, the assembled leaders of the free world, and people who wanted to see the speech in person, laughed at the POTUS.  Near the... Read more »
  • Logging Out: Co-Founders of Instagram Leaving Company
    Source: Taylor Hill / Getty Silicon Valley was rocked yesterday (Sept.24) with the news of Instagram’s co-founders officially stepping down from the popular photo-sharing app. You can now add Instagram’s Chief Executive Officer Kevin Systrom and Chief Technical Officer Mike Krieger to the... Read more »
  • HBO Not So Secretly Working On A Ralph Lauren Documentary
    After five decades in the fashion game Ralph Lauren is not only still relevant but going as strong as ever and word is that the iconic designer is about to get his story told in an HBO documentary. According to Page... Read more »
  • Anderson .Paak Flanked By Dr. Dre & Q-Tip In Epic Photo
    Source: WENN.com / WENN Anderson .Paak is preparing to release his latest album Oxnard to the masses, and he has the powerful cosign of Aftermath Records behind him. In an epic photo, the singer and all-around musical talent posted a photo to Instagram... Read more »
  • Kanye West & Nick Cannon Squashed Their Beyond Burger Beef Over Kim Kardashian
    Source: Johnny Nunez / Getty Kanye West and Nick Cannon have come to an understanding. The two stars squashed their questionable at best beef over over Kim Kardashian.  For a quick recap, Nick Cannon dared to answer questions about Yeezy’s wife, and... Read more »
  • Drake To Rejoin Tour With Migos After Flu Scare
    Source: The Washington Post / Getty Drake was forced to shut down two sets in Miami for his nationwide Aubrey and the Three Amigos tour with the Migos after falling ill. It has since come out that the illness that shut... Read more »
  • White Cop Who Shot & Killed Black Neighbor In His Own Apartment Finally Fired
    Source: Kaufman County Jail / Kaufman County Jail What took so damn long? Amber Guyger, the white Dallas police officer who shot and killed a Black man, Botham Jean, after she walked into his apartment, has finally been fired.  The incident occurred on... Read more »