Category Archives: Entertainment

President Obama Pens Letter to Family of Late DJ Frankie Knuckles

*Three weeks following the death of Frankie Knuckles, a letter has surfaced from President Barack Obama that honors the late Chicago DJ/producer and offers condolences to his family and friends. In the typed letter dated April 17, Obama praised Knuckles for being a “trailblazer in his field” and said his
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Steven Ivory: Happy — The Song, the Feeling

*This past Easter Sunday, I drove over to Aunt Jewel’s. No sooner than I sat down in the living room, cousin Andre, tickled at what he was about to say, asked me to try and guess what song Aunt Jewel was “all into.” My aunt, getting comfortable in her favorite
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Columbus Short Apologizes to Joyner and Morning Show for Using ‘N-word’

*”Scandal” actor Columbus Short exclusively sent a statement to Tom Joyner’s website, BlackAmericaweb.com, to apologize after his “bizarre” interview last week on the Tom Joyner Morning Show went awry including his use of the “n” word. Through his publicist, Short issued a statement directed to Tom Joyner and the show.
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Taraji P. Henson Shuts Down Rumors She’s Over Black Men (Watch)

*Now who said Taraji P. Henson wasn’t interested in black men?! That rumor that started after a previous interview on the “The Wendy Williams Show” is untrue! Yes, she’s dating outside the race, but doesn’t mean she doesn’t still have love for the brothers. “They [media] said I was done
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Tracy Edmonds On Deck to Replace Maria Menounos As ‘Extra’ Co-Host

*Out goes Maria Menounos. In comes Tracey Edmonds as the new co-host for “Extra.” HipHollywood reports that Edmonds is in talks to replace Menounos on the entertainment news show. A source close to production revealed that Menounos is planning to leave “Extra” in July. As a result, the show’s producers
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