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Tekashi 6ix9ine Released Early From Prison as COVID-19 Cases Rise Nationwide

The controversial rapper was slated to be released in August. New York rapper Tekahsi 6ix9ine has been released early from prison amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that’s currently hitting the U.S ...

Added April 02, 2020

“They’re All Really Exceptionally Well Done”: Kanye West’s High School Artwork Appraised On ‘Antiques Roadshow’

The artwork is actually worth a good amount of money, too. On a recent episode of PBS’ Antiques Roadshow, an early portfolio of Kanye West‘s high school art was appraised. In the video clip of the appraisal ...

Added April 02, 2020

Memes Rule Everything Around Me: Coronavirus Edition

If there is anything helping us cope with the 2019 coronavirus pandemic, it’s memes. COVID-19 (otherwise known as the 2019 coronavirus) has become inescapable since being declared a pandemic by the World ...

Added April 01, 2020

Tekashi 6ix9ine Could Be Released Early From Prison Today

This actually isn’t an April Fool’s joke, the rapper’s lawyer is actively pushing for his early release. Tekashi 6ix9ine might be released early as soon as today as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic worsens ...

Added April 01, 2020

Jazz Trumpeter Wallace Roney Dies at 59 of COVID-19 Complications

Roney played alongside jazz greats like Ornette Coleman and Miles Davis. The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by storm, and its effects have already begun to impact the music industry. Aside from ...

Added April 01, 2020

Over 1,000 NYPD Officers Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

This number arrives as New York handles the highest number of cases of the deadly virus in the U.S. Over 1,000 New York City police officers have contracted COVID-19, this number surfaces as New York copes ...

Added April 01, 2020

Dave Chappelle’s Star-Studded Mark Twain Prize Tribute Is Now Streaming On Netflix

Comedians Tiffany Haddish, Neal Brennan, Jon Stewart, Sarah Silverman and others pay tribute to the famed comedian. Last October, Dave Chappelle was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, joining ...

Added April 01, 2020

Alchemist Says Madlib “Would Absolutely Destroy Me” In A Beat Battle

Looks like fans aren’t going to get an Alchemist versus Madlib beat battle anytime soon. The beat and songwriter battles that have been talking place on Instagram (Timbaland versus Swizz Beatz; The Dream ...

Added March 31, 2020

‘Genius: Aretha’ Series Starring Cynthia Erivo Premiere Date Delayed due to Coronavirus Pandemic

The highly anticipated series has reportedly halted production. The premiere date of Genius: Aretha, the anthology series created to honor the life of Aretha Franklin has reportedly been delayed. The third ...

Added March 31, 2020

Dave Chappelle On Coronavirus: “I Don’t Even Know If This S**t Exists”

The comedian offered his thoughts on the 2019 coronavirus during an Instagram live with phorographer Mathieu Bitton. During a recent Instagram live, Dave Chappelle discussed COVID-19 (coronavirus) and ...

Added March 30, 2020

Quincy Jones Vs. Kanye West Is A Real Debate Fans Are Having Right Now

I would watch the livestream in a heartbeat. Livestream battles between producers and songwriters (along with DJ sets) has become highly-anticipated entertainment amid the COVID-19 (2019 coronavirus) pandemic ...

Added March 30, 2020

Rihanna Steps in and Donates $5 Million in the Wake of Ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic

The Barbadian singer has also donated personal protective gear to New York. Rihanna has stepped in and filled a necessary void amid the worldwide spread of coronavirus. The singer recently donated personal ...

Added March 27, 2020

R. Kelly & Bill Cosby Are Both Requesting Early Releases Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The defamed entertainers both allege their health could potentially be put at risk. R. Kelly has asked a judge for early release from federal jail in Chicago due to the ongoing spread of coronavirus. If ...

Added March 27, 2020

“I Just Felt Like I Was Gonna Die”: Scarface Says He Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Prior to Scarface, fellow Houston rapper Slim Thug revealed he had tested positive for the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19). Scarface recently revealed that he tested positive for the 2019 coronavirus (COVID ...

Added March 26, 2020

Erykah Badu Discusses The Inspiration Behind Her $1 Concert Series: “We Rely On Our Live Shows”

Badu offered some insight into the challenges she — and other — musicians are facing during the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday night (March 23), Erykah Badu live streamed her “Quarantine Concert Series ...

Added March 26, 2020

Kamala Harris Fires Back at Rep. Matt Gaetz Over Calling out Howard University’s Coronavirus Funds

Senator Kamala Harris held nothing back when responding to Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz. Former presidential candidate Kamala Harris sets the record straight on Howard University potentially receiving $12 million ...

Added March 26, 2020

Cedric the Entertainer Opens up About ‘Kings of Comedy’ Reunion: “There’s Some Talks of Possibly Doing a Very Limited Run”

The comedian also shared his thoughts on former presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren. Twenty years after The Original Kings of Comedy debuted, Cedric the Entertainer confirms a reunion might be on the ...

Added March 26, 2020

Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Request for Early Release Due to Spread of Coronavirus Has Been Shut Down

The rapper’s attorney aimed to have the rapper released under home confinement. Tekashi 6ix9ine’s attorney previously asked for the defamed rapper to be released early from his prison sentence due to the ...

Added March 25, 2020

London Woman Dies Of Suspected Coronavirus A Day After Being Told She Was “Not Priority”

Kayla Williams was only 36. A Black London woman who was being treated as a suspected COVID-19 (2019 coronavirus) case has passed away at the age of 36. READ: Are Black People Immune To Coronavirus: How ...

Added March 25, 2020

The Five Best Moments From Timbaland And Swizz Beatz’s Instagram Face-Off

The producers squared off against each other on Instagram Live. Timbaland and Swizz Beatz went beat for beat as the two producers faced-off on Instagram Live Tuesday night. The virtual beat battle had ...

Added March 25, 2020

Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’ Added To The National Recording Registry

The classic hip-hop album will be archived in the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry. Dr. Dre‘s The Chronic is one of the 25 recordings to be inducted into the Library of Congress’ National ...

Added March 25, 2020

Karl Anthony-Towns Reveals His Mother Has Coronavirus in Emotional Video

The NBA player’s mother is currently on life support. Karl Anthony-Towns has released a video sharing his mother was diagnosed with coronavirus and is currently in a coma. Both of his parents initially ...

Added March 25, 2020

Slim Thug Becomes First Confirmed Rapper To Test Positive For Coronavirus

The Houston rapper shared the news on Instagram on Tuesday. Slim Thug has become the first confirmed rapper to test positive for the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19). READ: Are Black People Immune To Coronavirus ...

Added March 24, 2020

Ava Duvernay & Netflix Win Defamation Lawsuit Filed by Police Interrogation Firm

John E. Reid Associates filed the suit five months ago alleging the “Reid Technique” was falsely promoted in a scene in DuVernay’s series When They See Us. Ava DuVernay and Netflix are walking away from ...

Added March 24, 2020

Will Smith Has A Lofi Hip-Hop Mix To Relax And Quarantine To

Will Smith offers his own take on the ChilledCow’s lofi hip-hop YouTube stream. Will Smith has released a lofi hip-hop mix for those in search of calming instrumental tracks to listen to amid the COVID ...

Added March 23, 2020