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Earl Gibson III/Getty ImagesSevyn Streeter returns with her new single and video for “HMU.” The smooth track finds the R&B singer in the midst of what many would consider an “entanglement” or a no-strings-attached situation-ship. Streeter makes it clear on the chorus: “This ain’t love…you know what’s up.” She continues singing, “I refuse to let it go, you […]

Laetitia RumfordProblem has become a staple in West Coast’s hip hop and rap scene. The Compton rapper shared the second installment of his Coffee & Kush series.  To celebrate, Problem dropped a reflective music video of the album’s new single “Florence.” The black and white Mike Marasco-directed music video features Mexican style horns mixed with 808’s and Problem riding his bike around […]

Jacopo Raule/Getty ImagesHalle Berry is dating Van Hunt!  The 54-year-old actress simultaneously confirmed her new relationship and the identity of the new man in her life on Thursday. The announcement came in the form of an Instagram post which featured Berry rocking a black t-shirt, with Hunt’s name across the chest in an orange-reddish hue. “now ya know,” she […]

Photo credit: Stanley Takwana TongayiTongayi Chirisa is praising his new psychological thriller Antebellum which he believes offers a deliberate commentary on the current racial tensions in our country. “At this point, I no longer consider it a film,” Chirisa tells ABC Audio. “I think it is definitely an art piece that is part of the current situation in […]

ABC/Image Group LALil Nas X certainly kept himself busy while the nation went into lockdown.  Not only did he write a children’s storybook, C Is for Country, due out in January, but he also hit up the studio to work on brand new music. Speaking with E!, the “Old Town Road” singer revealed that he refused […]

ABC/Laretta HoustonLeave it to Tyra Banks to find a fashionable solution to a modern problem.  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is highly recommended that people wear a face mask in public, but that comes at the price of hiding their smiles. Tyra was Thursday’s guest on The Drew Barrymore Show and helpfully reminded people they have a powerful tool at their disposal — “smizing.” […]

Courtesy of Ziggy Marley Reggae icon Ziggy Marley shares his new album, More Family Time, the follow up to 2009’s Family Time.  The 11-track album is a children’s album — an idea that came to Marley after writing the song “Goo Goo Ga Ga.” Marley admitted he was “conflicted” at first due to everything “happening in the society,” considering worldwide protests over the […]

Courtesy of Alicia KeysAlicia Keys paid tribute to essential workers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with a medley performance on Good Morning America Thursday.  The multi-Grammy-winning singer serenaded front-line workers and thanked them for their hard work at a socially distanced event in New York City, performing “Good Job” and her 2009 hit “Empire State of Mind.” During the show, Alicia also spoke about her […]

Universal Music GroupMoneybagg Yo and Blac Youngsta previously announced they would be dropping new music this Friday.  Turns out: it’s a joint album titled, Code Red.  On Tuesday, Blac Youngsta joined Moneybagg on Instagram Live, where they confirmed a collaboration project. “You are my favorite when it comes to lyrics and bars. I’m wit it,” Youngsta told Moneybagg, who decided they should scrap […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TurnerJamie Foxx is overwhelmed with joy over his daughter Corinne, who won an Emmy for her role in Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Good Times. Corinne played Thelma Evans in the show, which was awarded for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) during the 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Tuesday.  After news broke, Jamie took to Instagram to celebrate the […]