Posted by - November 30, 2017

The Atlanta rapper, T.I. released his third studio album, Urban Legend, 13 years ago today through his label Grand Hustle and Atlantic Records. The album has debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard charts top 200 and charted at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop and Top Rap Albums charts. The hit single off the album was “Bring

Philando Castile’s Girlfriend Diamond Reynolds To Receive $800,000 Settlement

Posted by - November 30, 2017

Diamond Reynolds, who livestreamed the minutes after a cop fatally shot her boyfriend, Philando Castile, has reached a $800,000 settlement with St. Anthony, Minnesota. The four-member City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to pay Reynolds $675,000, with the remaining $125,000 to be paid from Roseville Police and the insurance trust, local station WCCO reported. “The settlement symbolizes that

Russell Simmons steps down after sexual assault allegation

Posted by - November 30, 2017

Simmons, the founder of hip-hop music label Def Jam Recordings and CEO of Rush Communications, released a statement on Thursday after screenwriter Jenny Lumet accused him of forcing her to have sex with him in 1991. She detailed the encounter in a guest column published by The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday. “I have been informed with great

Sheryl Lee Ralph’s 27th ‘DIVAS SIMPLY SINGING’ on Dec. 9 in Hollywood

Posted by - November 29, 2017

DIVAS Simply Singing!, the longest consecutive running musical AIDS benefit in the United States, hosts its 27th annual fundraiser for The D.I.V.A. Foundation at the Taglyan Cultural Center in Hollywood California Saturday, December 9. Produced and hosted by Tony Award nominee, Spirit Award Winner, honored AIDS activist and D.I.V.A. Foundation Founder Sheryl Lee Ralph, the event will be most intimate gathering in

NBC Fires Matt Lauer Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Posted by - November 29, 2017

The fast-moving national reckoning over sexual harassment in the workplace reached the highest level of television news on Wednesday when NBC fired Matt Lauer, the co-host of its most profitable franchise, “Today,” following an allegation that he made inappropriate sexual contact with a subordinate. NBC News told its staff it was firing Mr. Lauer some

GRAMMY Nominee Khalid Announces “The Roxy Tour”

Posted by - November 29, 2017

Today, GRAMMY® nominee and 19-year-old singer-songwriter Khalid announces his third North American headlining tour called “The Roxy Tour,” which will be making a number of stops in major cities including Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Philadelphia. Khalid is GRAMMY® nominated for Best New Artist, Song of the Year (“1-800-273-8255” – Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid),

Jason Hardy Named One of the Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch

Posted by - November 29, 2017

With over a decade of staying power under his belt, Jason Hardy has ascended through the competitive ranks of the ever-evolving entertainment business. A well-respected and highly sought-after publicist, Hardy’s roster totes a myriad of clients within both mainstream and faith-based music and film industries. Serving as CEO and Senior Publicist of The J. Hardy Agency, Hardy’s


Posted by - November 28, 2017

Bardi Gang members are rejoicing everywhere after the 2018 Grammy Awards nominations were revealed this morning. Cardi B is up for two awards at the ceremony, vying with rap heavyweights like JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar for the gold. Cardi’s chart-topping track “Bodak Yellow” has been nominated for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance. Hov and K.Dot are among the