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It’s been 18 years since Aaliyah‘s untimely death and fans have been waiting to hear her music on streaming platforms. The singer’s debut album is the only one available on streaming platforms because it wasn’t released under her deal with her uncle, Barry Hankerson. The Pop Hub reported that Hankerson teased that he’s finally releasing […]

TLC singer Chilli doesn’t think she’ll ever fully “heal” following the death of bandmate Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes. In a recent BBC News interview, Chilli confessed she’s still not over the loss of her friend. “We felt (her absence) more obviously right after she passed, when we had to continue to work,” “But over the years […]

In today’s totally unexpected news, popular BET President of Programming Stephen Hill is exiting the network after 18 years. There are rumors swirling that his abrupt exit is due to the internal shake-up at Viacom. Late this afternoon news dropped that Stephen Hill would officially be leaving the network he helped build, as he, along […]

When fans and social media pointed out the similarities between Ed Sheeran’s hit song “Shape Of You” and TLC’s 1999 smash “No Scrubs, Sheeran decided to do thing right thing and give the proper credit. https://twitter.com/blackvoices/status/844935545939787778 Ed Sheeran’s song “Shape Of You” has held its position at the number one spot on the Billboard 200 […]

The ‘90s were filled with some of the most iconic and beloved girl groups of all-time, something that hasn’t been duplicated in the years since. One of the more popular R&B girl groups of the decade was Atlanta’s own Xscape, which was the first R&B act on Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def record label. Well […]

Days later and fans of Beyoncé are still discussing her losing Album of the Year at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, including her sister. Solange Knowles took to her Twitter account to voice her displeasure with her older sister losing AOTY and with the Grammys in general, despite winning her first Grammy during Sunday night’s […]

After months of teasing and expertly building up anticipation, tonight BET finally airs its 3-part miniseries The New Edition Story. This is a big week for the group who just received their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Whether you are old enough to remember all of their legendary moments first-hand or came to […]

Throughout the last several months, singer/actress Brandy has found herself at the center of controversy for one thing after another. Whether it’s clapping back at Internet trolls on social media, reigniting her decades-long feud with fellow singer Monica or online fighting with her former songwriter Tiyon “TC” Christian, Brandy has been pretty busy keeping up […]

Throughout the last year, hip-hop couple T.I. and wife Tiny have been plagued with rumors of cheating, breakups and having an open marriage. And while they both were always quick to shoot down any talk of trouble within their marriage, it appears that things were definitely not in a happy place. Sadly, it’s being reported […]

There is petty and then there is ridiculous, and Mary J. Blige’s soon-to-be ex-husband Kendu Issacs crossed over into the ridiculous territory a long time ago. However he clearly is attempting to outdo himself because now he’s holding some of the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul’s personal belongings and absolutely refusing to give them back. From […]

Vanessa Williams is no stranger to gracing magazines covers with her stunning beauty, after all she has been in the business for over 30 years and still looks as beautiful as she did when she won Miss America back in 1983. However her latest magazine cover courtesy of Essence magazine is likely a little bit […]

This time last year Patti LaBelle and her famous sweet potato pie was a viral sensation, thanks to the highly popular video of James Wright Chanel literally singing the pie’s praises. As a result, Wal-Mart (which sells her pies) couldn’t keep them in stock, causing fans to drive out of their way to taste what […]