Missy Elliott Makes History as the First Hip-Hop Artist to Have a Song Sent to Space

Who ever thought that hip-hop would take it this far? Twenty-seven years ago, on July 15th, 1997, Missy Elliott released her debut studio album, “Supa Dupa Fly.” Produced solely by friend and longtime collaborator Timbaland, the album went on to produce several hits, including “Sock It 2 Me,” “Hit Em’ Wit da Hee,” and its […]

24 Year Old Gamecocks Alum Uses NIL Money to Open Father’s Barbershop in Charlotte

He’s fulfilling his father’s dream! B.J. Mack recently wrapped up his final year as a South Carolina Gamecocks. While now pursuing his master’s degree in sports business management, Mack is putting his NIL earnings to good use, the 24-year-old using the money to help his father open a barbershop, WYFF 4 News reports.  “So he […]

Dawn Staley Honored With 2024 Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at ESPYS

She took her moment to advocate for others! Dawn Staley is a force to be reckoned with, a former WNBA star and world renowned coach who made history as the highest paid Black woman coach in women’s basketball. Still, she finds time to do more on and off the court, recently honored for her work […]

Slutty Vegan Makes History as First Vegan Restaurant to Open in Busiest U.S. Airport

Atlanta’s hottest vegan spot is soaring to new heights! Slutty Vegan, the vegan food chain founded by CEO Pinky Cole Hayes, is expanding to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. According to Cole, this marks the world’s first vegan restaurant in the busiest airport. Cole recently shared the exciting news on Instagram with a video showing construction […]

The Cast of ‘The Wiz’ Broadway Heads to ‘Tiny Desk’

Tiny Desk has landed in the Emerald City! NPR Tiny Desk just released an electrifying performance featuring the talented cast of The Wiz on Broadway. Swapping their stage costumes for regular clothes, @thewizbway showcased songs from their new #TheWizMusical cast album released last month. View this post on Instagram A post shared by NPR Music […]

Martin Lawrence Announces the Development of New ‘Young Martin’ Prequel Series

Our favorite sitcom is back! Kinda…lol Martin Lawrence’s eponymous sitcom ran for five seasons from 1992 to 1997, effectively winning global fans and making Lawrence a household name. Co-created by Lawrence, Topper Carew, and John Bowman, “Martin” won numerous awards during its time on air and became one of the greatest television shows of all […]

Michael B. Jordan to Produce New Muhammad Ali Scripted Series

Michael B. Jordan has announced plans to executive produce the first authorized scripted series, “The Greatest: A Story About Muhammad Ali,” which will explore the legendary boxer and activist’s life both in and out of the ring. Jordan, known for his work on the Creed franchise, will collaborate with executive producer and showrunner Ben Watkins […]

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