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Freeform/Tiffany Roohani Chlöe Bailey is one artist who will be dropping new music on Friday.  She teased her upcoming single, “FYS,” on X, formerly Twitter, by playing a snippet of the song.  “FYS. what do you think it means?” she asked fans. “Guess right and i’ll drop.” Thousands of suggestions poured in to Chlöe’s comment section, with […]

Mike Coppola/Getty Images for TIDAL Forget New Music Friday — any day seems to be a good day to drop new music, according to Meek Mill, who just released an album.  When the clock struck 12:01 Thursday morning, the “Ima Boss” rapper gifted fans a five-song EP titled Heathenism. It’s considered Meek’s first independent EP, according to a description of […]

CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP via Getty Images Cardi B will make her return to music Friday, March 1, with a new freestyle she’s calling “Like What.” The Bronx native announced the news on Instagram Wednesday, writing in the caption, “YA FOUND ME.” She also shared the single cover art, which is a headshot of the rapper that shows […]

What started as Negro History Week in 1926 has evolved into an annual holiday observed all across the country. Black History Month is the time set aside to remember, honor and celebrate Black Americans and history of the African diaspora. With the month coming to a close, ABC Audio talked with a few Black entertainers who shared what the holiday means to them.  […]

On this day in Black history, February 29: — In 1940, Hattie McDaniel became the first Black person to win an Oscar for her role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind. She remained the only Black woman to be awarded the Best Supporting Actress until Whoopi Goldberg took home the trophy 50 years later, in 1990. […]

Monica Schipper/Getty Images Angela Bassett has been named one of People‘s 2024 Women Changing the World — a list of eight honorees making a “major difference” with their “groundbreaking work.” The honorary Oscar winner is highlighted by the magazine for her advocacy and work in heart health. Bassett’s mother, Betty Jane, who had Type 2 diabetes, died […]

Courtesy GAZEBO Festival Jack Harlow has frequently made sure to perform live in his home state of Kentucky, but now, he’s taking that dedication to the next level. The “Lovin On Me” rapper has announced a music festival, GAZEBO, which will take over his hometown of Louisville’s Waterfront Park on May 25 and 26. He’ll headline along […]

Aaron J. Thornton/WireImage Looks as if Ja Rule will not be traveling to the U.K. for his Sunrise Tour. He took to X, formerly Twitter, to air grievances about being denied entry into the country just days before he was expected to perform.  “I’m so devastated I can’t believe the UK won’t let me in,” […]

ONE Musicfest/ Live Nation Urban One MusicFest has launched a new sister festival of hip-hop and R&B artists coming to Dallas, Texas, this summer.  In partnership with Live Nation Urban, TwoGether Land will be a two-day music event taking place in Dallas’ Fair Park on Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26.  Lil Wayne, Summer Walker, […]

ABC/Maarten de Boer Actress Gabourey Sidibe and her husband, Brandon Frankel, will soon be parents of twins. On Tuesday, the couple shared a joint Instagram post announcing the news. “Twin Delivery coming soon! Twinty Twinty Four!!” she wrote in the caption. “I’m pregnant!” Sidibe continued. “We thought it was time to give our cats some responsibility so we’re giving them […]