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Scott Dudelson/Getty Images Layzie Bone, a member of the legendary ’90s rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, is asking fans for privacy while Krayzie Bone‘s family and friends deal with the rapper’s “unexpected hospitalization” and potentially life-threatening sickness. “In this challenging moment, as the immediate and Bone thugs family rallies behind my brother, we humbly ask for a moment of privacy,” […]

ABC Burna Boy will soon hit the road with his I Told Them… Tour.  The Nigerian superstar announced his 16-city trek across North America, including stops in Denver, Houston, Chicago, Camden, Boston and a final show in Atlanta next March.  It all starts with a massive kickoff show at BMO Stadium in Los Angeles on November […]

Johnny Nunez/Getty Images Tory Lanez sent a message to fans from behind bars, updating them on the status of his time spent in prison so far.  Lanez, who is currently serving a 10-year sentence after he was found guilty of shooting and injuring rapper Megan Thee Stallion, wanted his supporters to know that despite his circumstances, he is “in […]

Obidigbo Nzeribe Nas rung in his 50th birthday in style — and good company. The special celebration is captured in his latest music video for “Fever.” Diddy, Mary J. Blige, Fat Joe, Jadakiss, N.O.R.E and more hip-hip stars joined Nas for a momentous occasion honoring his milestone birthday and commemorating the release of his latest album, Magic 3.  The 15-track collection of new songs was produced […]

Showtime For Courtney B. Vance‘s next role, he’ll play a criminal bank-robbing mastermind who attempts one last job before heading off to prison. Heist 88 follows Vance’s Jeremy Horne, who enlists a group of law-abiding citizens for a high-stakes job stealing millions of dollars “in a daring and brazen assault on the U.S. banking system.” A first-look preview of the upcoming Showtime movie sees Horne […]

“No Bad News” featuring Melody A. Betts as Evillene. Photo by Jeremy Daniel The Wiz is coming to Broadway.  The all-new production of the Tony Award-winning hit musical will show preview performances at the Marquis Theatre in New York starting March 29 before beginning its official run April 17. As previously reported, MC Lyte and Common were recently added to the […]

Jamie McCarthy/WireImage Seems like Drake‘s got a lot of love for Sexyy Red. So much so that he gifted the rapper a luxury Cartier watch and loads of money. Sexyy Red showed off the pile of presents on Instagram, thanking Drake, the “big dawg,” for the thoughtful gesture. “Thank you Drakeeeeeeee ice me df out den,” she said. “Big boss s*** I appreciate […]

Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Live Nation Urban Straight off the news that Usher will be the next Super Bowl halftime performer, the R&B crooner has announced his new album, Coming Home.  Usher shared the news with followers on social media Sunday, a day after the NFL revealed he’d take the halftime show stage in Las Vegas on February 11.   Along with cover art […]

Arista Records/Sony Music Entertainment/Team Eighty Productions Lola Brooke and Bryson Tiller channeled ’90s R&B with their new song, “You.” The slick track, which features a sample of Foxy Brown‘s 1996 hit “Get Me Home,” sees the two stars exchanging lyrics of a potential summer hookup. Bryson sings, “Ha, huh, I’m yours for the summer (Hey), Wanna drink until we drunk? […]

ABC/Heidi Gutman Just a few days before the release of Kerry Washington‘s upcoming memoir, Thicker Than Water, she sat down with ABC’s Robin Roberts for a candid and raw interview on an array of personal topics.  Kerry opened up about her journey finding her authentic self and her quest to track down her biological father after she was shocked to find out […]

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