76ers Apologize To Sevyn Streeter For National Anthem Incident

Posted by - October 31, 2016

After prohibiting Sevyn Streeter from singing the national anthem at the Sixers’ game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday (October 26), officials for the Philadelphia 76ers are apologizing. “We are sorry that this happened,” they wrote in a statement. “After receiving feedback from our players, basketball operations staff and ownership group, we believe the wrong decision was made, and Sevyn should

Barack Obama on His Favorite Rappers: ‘Kendrick & Chance Are Doing Amazing Work’

Posted by - October 31, 2016

President Obama and music share a storied past. Obama has expressed his passion for music and illustrated that he’s hip to today’s rising talent in many ways, from inviting musical guests to nearly every White House event — his Fourth of July Barbeque, the final White House State Dinner and more — to hosting the first ever South by South

Former Boyz II Men Member Michael McCary Reveals He Has MS

Posted by - October 31, 2016

As part of blockbuster-selling R&B quartet Boyz II Men, Michael McCary was part of some of the biggest hits of the 1990s. And then… well, after he split from the group in 2003 due to unspecified health issues, he went quiet for a while. Now, the 44-year-old singer, known to his fans as Mike Bass, is opening up

The American Stroke Association Recognizes World Stroke Day October 29

Posted by - October 28, 2016

Did you know that stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide and a leading cause of disability — with disparities ranking highest among African-American’s and Hispanics? Fortunately, today, stroke is more treatable than ever before, but time is critical. Awareness of the signs can mean the difference between recovery, disability, or even death.

Justin Timberlake Had ‘No Idea’ Voting Selfie Was Illegal

Posted by - October 28, 2016

Justin Timberlake has some advice for taking part in the presidential election next month: Vote, but don’t take a selfie while you’re doing it. A ballot box selfie Timberlake took as he voted in his native Tennessee earlier this week apparently violated a new state law that bars voters from taking photographs or video while they’re

Tim Kaine Talks Police Reform, Gun Violence, & More With Pusha T

Posted by - October 28, 2016

As Hillary Clinton and her Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine make their last rounds before election day, Kaine sat down for an interview with Pusha T in the swing state of Florida. Pusha has been an advocate for Clinton for a few months and those who registered to vote were given a chance to meet with the rapper. With Pusha and Kaine both

TV One’s ‘Rickey Smiley For Real’ Returns on Tues. November 15

Posted by - October 28, 2016

Season three of Rickey Smiley For Real returns to TV One with more drama, more conflict and more funny on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. ET. While Rickey Smiley continues to struggle to maintain his sanity by juggling his hectic business, family and personal schedules, the show will also follow the hilarity and hi-jinx of his family and co-workers. Aaryn, Smiley’s youngest daughter,

Howard University Honored Radio One, Inc. Founder And Chairperson Cathy Hughes As New Namesake For Its School Of Communications With Star-Studded Unveiling Ceremony And Celebration

Posted by - October 28, 2016

Howard University honored Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Radio One, Inc., the largest Black-owned multi-media company in the country, with the unveiling of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications yesterday. During an exclusive, star-studded extravaganza, the prestigious university commemorated her lifetime commitment to excellence. University and public officials Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, President,

R. Kelly Announces “12 Nights Of Christmas Tour” – First Ever Holiday Album, “12 Nights Of Christmas,” Available Now

Posted by - October 27, 2016

three time Grammy Award winner, multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter and producer, R. Kelly, is excited to release his first holiday album and 14th studio album, 12 Nights Of Christmas, which is available for purchase via iTunes here! Additional streaming and purchasing links can be found below. With this project, Kelly adds his signature touch to