Janet Jackson Offers Touching Instagram Tribute To Her TV & Music Video Mom, Ja’Net DuBois, Who Passed Away Tuesday

Superstar singer Janet Jackson shared a brief but touching Instagram post in tribute to her TV mama, actress Ja’Net DuBois, best known as the beloved Willona Woods on the ... Continue Reading →

Disney Actress Nikita Pearl Waligwa, Who Appeared In ‘Queen of Katwe,’ Dies At 15 From Brain Cancer

A 15 year old actress who had a role in the 2016 biographical drama, ‘Queen Of Katwe’, which starred Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o, has died. ... Continue Reading →

Godfather Of Soul James Brown MURDERED? D.A. Asked To Find Out

More than 13 years after the Christmas Day 2006 death of James Brown, known colloquially as “The Godfather Of Soul”, a confidant of Brown is asking Atlanta’s ... Continue Reading →

Golden Age Movie Legend Kirk Douglas Passes Away At 103

Legendary movie actor Kirk Douglas passed away yesterday at the age of 103. Douglas, whose career spanned decades, with his first on screen role being in 1946’s The Strange ... Continue Reading →

R.I.P.: Trayvon Martin Would Have Turned 25 Today

Slain central Florida teenager Trayvon Martin’s birthday is today; the Black teen’s violent homicide at the hands of self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman ... Continue Reading →

Kobe Bryant Death Stuns Nation

The tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his teen daughter Gianna on Sunday shocked and mortified the entire nation, with reverberations felt around the world. Questions still remain ... Continue Reading →

Aaron Hernandez’s Fiancee Gives First Interview Since ‘Netflix’ Documentary Aired

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee and baby mother of former NFL superstar Aaron Hernandez, is speaking up days after a Netflix documentary aired about the troubled life–and death–of ... Continue Reading →

John Singleton Dead At 51; Had Struggled With High Blood Pressure; Family “Agonized” Over Taking Famed Producer/Director Off Ventilator

Genre-creating producer/director John Singleton has died. Singleton suffered a massive stroke April 17 while returning from Costa Rica and was placed in a medically induced coma ... Continue Reading →

Young & The Restless Pays Tribute To Kristoff St. John

The Young & The Restless is bidding farewell to longtime series star Kristoff St. John, who passed away in February. St. John originated the role of Neil Winters on the daytime ... Continue Reading →

Singing Legend Mary Wilson Dies At 81; Had Stopped Touring In 2011 As Health Reportedly Began To Decline

Legendary singer Mary Wilson, whose career spanned decades, passed away at her California home late Thursday night, according to press reports. She was 81. Ms. Wilson reportedly ... Continue Reading →

Oprah Winfrey’s Mother Passes Away

Ms. Vernita Lee, the 83 year old mother of media queen Oprah Winfrey, passed away on Thanksgiving Day. Ms. Lee and her famous daughter repaired a relationship that had been ... Continue Reading →

“Moolah” Rapper Young Greatness Shot And Killed At New Orleans Waffle House While Facetiming Manager: report

New Orleans rapper Young Greatness, who topped the charts with his 2015 mega hit song, “Moolah”, was shot and killed at a Waffle House in New Orleans early Monday ... Continue Reading →

Rapper Mac Miller DEAD At 26: Alleged Overdose

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has died from an alleged overdose, according to reports. He was 26 years old. Miller first emerged onto the music scene a decade ago and was an ... Continue Reading →

Aretha Franklin’s Family Calls Preacher’s Eulogy “Offensive and Distasteful”

Days after Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin was laid to rest, the controversy surrounding the eulogy delivered by the Rev. Jasper Williams, Jr. continues. Williams made media ... Continue Reading →

Aretha Franklin Didn’t Leave A Will…Is A Court Fight Over Estate Looming?

Beloved Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin passed away last week after a years-long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76. But another battle is potentially brewing days after ... Continue Reading →