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NBC De La Soul is marking the 35th anniversary of their 3 Feet High and Rising album with a commemorative release. On March 1, the project will available across all digital platforms, complete with the original tracks and a few bonus ones, all of which have been remastered in Stereo and Atmos. The new additions include “Ain’t Hip to be […]

Andrew Chin/Getty Images SZA is taking on headlining duties at this year’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, taking place August 2-4 in Montreal, Canada. She’ll hit the stage on Sunday, August 4, closing out the three-day event.  Also bringing some R&B flavor is T-Pain, who’ll be making his first appearance at the festival, Mariah the Scientist and […]

On this day in Black history, February 21: — In 1961, inventor Otis Boykin patented the electric resistor, which enabled the regulation of electrical current within a circuit and aided in the development of today’s technology, such as televisions and smartphones. Boykin is also responsible for the 1964 creation of a control unit for pacemakers, a small […]

Glen Wilson/Netflix Regina King stars as Shirley Chisholm, the first Black U.S. congresswoman, in the official trailer for Shirley. According to its synopsis, the biopic chronicles the trailblazing politician during her historic 1972 presidential campaign. “I don’t think I’m special,” King says as Chisholm in the trailer. “I just want to remind people what’s possible.” […]

Live Nation Gunna will be hitting the road soon with his newly announced Bittersweet Tour. He’ll be joined by special guest Flo Milli, who will play all scheduled tour dates.  There are a total of 16 dates, with shows scheduled for Detroit, Phoenix, Boston, Miami, Atlanta and other North American cities. The duo is set to […]

Live Nation Between his new club at Bellagio, The Pinky Ring, and the dates he just announced for his residency at Dolby Live at Park MGM, it seems like Bruno Mars won’t be leaving Las Vegas anytime soon. Bruno’s 12 new shows at Dolby Live are so far his only announced performances for 2024. The […]

Live Nation Have no worries, European fans of Usher. The R&B icon is taking his much-anticipated Past Present Future Tour overseas.  He announced Tuesday the dates he’ll make stops in Europe and the U.K. The six shows are slated for April and May 2025.  Usher will first play London’s O2 Arena on April 1, 2 and 5 and […]

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic Hip-hop and R&B has placed in the top two spots on the Billboard 200, according to the most recent chart data. Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign take the #1 spot with their Vultures 1 collaborative album, while Usher‘s Coming Home lands at #2. Vultures 1 is now Ye’s 11th leader and Ty’s first; Usher lands his highest charting […]

Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Parkwood Two weeks after announcing her latest line of lifestyle merchandise, Beyoncé‘s Cécred hair care has arrived. The new Foundation Collection, which dropped in the early morning hours Tuesday, features a wide array of products to help wash, style and treat hair. The line is designed to moisturize, strengthen and boost “shine for all […]

On this day in Black history, February 20: — In 1874, the Texas Senate confirmed the election of Walter Moses Burton, the first Black elected sheriff in the United States. — In 1900, John F. Pickering of Gonaives, Haiti, was granted a patent for his improved version of the airship, which later became known as the blimp.  — In […]

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