Metro Boomin Makes History as First Hip-Hop Producer to Perform at Egyptian Pyramids

Metro Boomin, the St. Louis-born producer who has become a cornerstone of contemporary hip-hop, is currently experiencing a zenith in his career! His recent performance in Egypt was historic—selling out not just one but two nights at the iconic venue Kundalini Grand Pyramids. The moment was historic, the coveted producer becoming the first hip-hop producer to ever perform […]

Halle Bailey to Star in Upcoming Pharrell Willams Biopic

Halle Bailey Cast in Upcoming Pharrell Willams Biopic (photo credit: IMDb/Getty Images)

Halle Bailey is making her way back to the big screen. The singer-songwriter and actress has been tapped to star in Universal Pictures’ new coming-of-age film inspired by the life of noted producer and musician, Pharrell Williams. The untitled musical will be set in 1977 Virginia Beach, and is based Williams’ childhood growing up in the […]

Missy Elliott Announces Long-Awaited Tour with Busta Rhymes, Ciara & Timbaland

Calling all the Supa Dupa Fly fans! Missy’s career has spanned over three decades, with hits that have dominated the charts and left an undeniable mark on music history. But for all her success, there’s one thing she hadn’t done: a solo tour. Now, Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott is finally hitting the road! As reported by […]

Ryan Coogler Set To Produce New Prince Jukebox Musical

Ryan Coogler Set To Produce New Prince Jukebox Musical / Photo credit: Chris O’Meara/AP

Check the forecast, a purple rain is expected to fall on theaters real soon.  Ryan Coogler, the brilliant mind behind Marvel’s Black Panther films is set to produce a new jukebox musical film featuring the music of the one and only Prince for Universal Pictures, according to Hollywood Reporter. The as of now untitled project […]

Lenny Kravitz Partners With Ray-Ban For New Sunglasses Collection

Lenny Kravitz Partners With Ray-Ban For New Sunglasses Collection (photo courtesy of Ray-Ban)

Now we can all be as cool as Lenny Kravitz! The rock star and fashion icon has partnered with the equally stylish and popular sunglasses brand, Ray-Ban, for a rock-and-roll-inspired take on the brand’s Reverse sunglasses. The Ray-Ban x Lenny Kravitz capsule collection was released in March, featuring limited-edition shades available in gold, black, dark […]

‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ to Be Inducted into GRAMMY Hall of Fame

This classic album has garnered three decades of accolades! On February 24, 1998, Lauryn Hill made history at the 41st annual GRAMMY awards, setting the record for the most nominations for a female artist in one night with 10 nominations. Hill was the first woman to take home five trophies in one night including Best […]

Nas Partners with Resorts World to Expand $5B Casino in Queens

Nas Partners with Resorts World to Expand Casino in Queens

Queens’ native son Nasir Jones, best known by his rap moniker Nas, has partnered with Resorts World to expand a casino in his hometown borough in New York City. It’s a collaboration that will cost over $5 billion to complete, according to Black Enterprise.  “This is an ambitious project that will give new opportunities to […]

Legendary Singer Frankie Beverly Announces Farewell Tour

Legendary singer Frankie Beverly Announces Farewell Tour

A legendary finish to a legendary career! After over 50 years, nine gold albums, and cementing his legacy as an R&B legend, lead singer of Maze, Frankie Beverly, has announced his retirement and a farewell tour, the “I Wanna Thank You Farewell Tour.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Frankie Beverly And […]

These Black Country Artists Are Going Viral Amid Country Renaissance

Cover photo: Brittney Spencer singing/CBS Saturday

With Beyoncé’s release of new country songs, “Texas Hold ‘Em” and “16 Carriages,” there is currently an increased interest in Black country music stars. Contrary to what many think, the musical genre has always consisted of multiple people of color. Here is a list of singers who have been putting in the work to shape […]

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