Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images Solange has been working on some music outside the kind her fans may be waiting for. Speaking to Harper’s Bazaar, she revealed she’s “started writing music for the tuba.” “I am trying to talk myself into releasing it,” she said, “but I can only imagine the eye rolls from people waiting […]

Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Parkwood Beyoncé and her BeyGood charity are pouring into those in the hair industry with their newly announced scholarship fund. They’re giving $500,000 to eligible cosmetologists and salon business owners in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and New Jersey. Half of the money will go toward financial aid scholarships for those looking to attend schools with “inclusive […]

NBC De La Soul is marking the 35th anniversary of their 3 Feet High and Rising album with a commemorative release. On March 1, the project will available across all digital platforms, complete with the original tracks and a few bonus ones, all of which have been remastered in Stereo and Atmos. The new additions include “Ain’t Hip to be […]

Andrew Chin/Getty Images SZA is taking on headlining duties at this year’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, taking place August 2-4 in Montreal, Canada. She’ll hit the stage on Sunday, August 4, closing out the three-day event.  Also bringing some R&B flavor is T-Pain, who’ll be making his first appearance at the festival, Mariah the Scientist and […]

On this day in Black history, February 21: — In 1961, inventor Otis Boykin patented the electric resistor, which enabled the regulation of electrical current within a circuit and aided in the development of today’s technology, such as televisions and smartphones. Boykin is also responsible for the 1964 creation of a control unit for pacemakers, a small […]

Glen Wilson/Netflix Regina King stars as Shirley Chisholm, the first Black U.S. congresswoman, in the official trailer for Shirley. According to its synopsis, the biopic chronicles the trailblazing politician during her historic 1972 presidential campaign. “I don’t think I’m special,” King says as Chisholm in the trailer. “I just want to remind people what’s possible.” […]

Live Nation Gunna will be hitting the road soon with his newly announced Bittersweet Tour. He’ll be joined by special guest Flo Milli, who will play all scheduled tour dates.  There are a total of 16 dates, with shows scheduled for Detroit, Phoenix, Boston, Miami, Atlanta and other North American cities. The duo is set to […]

Live Nation Between his new club at Bellagio, The Pinky Ring, and the dates he just announced for his residency at Dolby Live at Park MGM, it seems like Bruno Mars won’t be leaving Las Vegas anytime soon. Bruno’s 12 new shows at Dolby Live are so far his only announced performances for 2024. The […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Beyoncé takes the #1 spot for her first placement on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart with her new single, “Texas Hold ‘Em.”  She also clocks in at #9 with her second entry, “16 Carriages.” The feat makes the global superstar the first woman and first Black woman to have […]

Live Nation Have no worries, European fans of Usher. The R&B icon is taking his much-anticipated Past Present Future Tour overseas.  He announced Tuesday the dates he’ll make stops in Europe and the U.K. The six shows are slated for April and May 2025.  Usher will first play London’s O2 Arena on April 1, 2 and 5 and […]

Current track