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
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
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
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 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
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
In 2007, entertainment and sports attorney Doug Davis was undergoing an emergency appendectomy when doctors found a malignant tumor that, if left untreated, would have claimed his life within two years. “I realized how lucky I was to be here and how my life could have been over immediately,” says Davis today, “and that I