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Ever since she left her daytime talk show in 2011 to focus on other endeavors such as her OWN network and O magazine, Oprah Winfrey has been busier than ever, including getting back into acting after a long hiatus. Meanwhile Lee Daniels has had his hands full as well, thanks to his massive hit show […]

Queen Latifah stars in Lee Daniels‘ newest television series Star alongside Lenny Kravitz, Tyrese and a cast full of celebrity cameos! The Academy Award winner talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the hit show and explains the differences between the show and Empire. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPvPRqngbk9/?taken-by=staronfox&hl=en “This is all Lee Daniels. When he cast this […]

A new ad targeting Donald Trump contains an appeal to African-American voters by cast members from FOX's hit show Empire.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand to capture the sights and sounds of this year's Essence Festival.

It’s been 7 years since Maxwell’s last album but it’s finally here.  Black Summers Night is out today and Maxwell spoke about why it took so along.  He said he needed to experience life before he could make music about it.   The class of 2017 was released for those who will be joining the […]

After the success of Empire, it appears that FOX is looking to serve the African-American community with even more programming geared towards our community. In the recent TV upfronts, FOX stood out with an array of trailers featuring some familiar faces including Queen Latifah, Sanaa Lathan, and Damon Wayans along with some young black actors on […]

It’s been over two weeks since Beyoncé released her surprise visual album Lemonade, and now, tennis star Serena Williams is sharing how she got involved in the project. “I have known the director since I was like nine years old. I know Beyoncé pretty well, so they were like, ‘We would love for you to be […]

Film mogul Tyler Perry has made his mark in the movie industry and now hit a major milestone in the realm of real estate. According to reports, Perry’s Atlanta mansion has been sold for $17.5 million, becoming the most expensive residential sale in the city’s history. The 34,688-square-foot home features a home theater, infinity pool, […]

Empire returns tonight for the Season 2 Re-Launch. The cast debuted the episode for the Paley Fest in Los Angeles. The cast answered some questions in a q&a session afterwards. They revealed many secrets like Andre is here to stay, which guest stars they want, and the struggle of keeping the music current on Empire. […]

The 'Empire' show creator denounced Donald Trump at a Human Rights Campaign Gala.

Roland Martin and ‪‎NewsOne Now‬ were on hand for the NAACP‬ ‎Image Awards‬ red carpet event and caught up with Anthony Anderson, Michael B. Jordan, Ice Cube, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lee Daniels and more.