Talk show host Wendy Williams added her own take on Fergie’s “jazzy” All-Star national anthem performance this morning—and couldn’t help but name-drop other artists she feels rely on autotune to sound good live. On one of her Wendy Williams Show segments this morning, Williams cite Beyoncé as one of a […]

Veteran New York producer Chylow “Chyskillz” Parker recently passed away from a heart attack, according to his friends and family. Most known for his production with Onyx, the accomplished Queens native made a name for himself in the early ’90s with hits like “Throw Ya Gunz” and “Slam” (with Jam […]

Fans have waited years for Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli to release another Black Star album. According to Bey, the wait is almost over. During a Madlib DJ set in Denver, Colorado, the MC formerly known as Mos Def claimed he and Kweli have teamed up with the Stones Throw […]

Jamaica-born Lowell Hawthorne, CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, is dead. Reports reaching The Gleaner are that Hawthorne died earlier today, after suffering a gunshot wound. However, the circumstances around the incident were not immediately clear. Hawthorne’s Golden Krust is the largest Caribbean franchise chain in the United […]

America’s first black self-made millionaire has married his girlfriend of five years in front of 100 close friends in California. Bob Johnson, 70, the founder of BET, wed Lauren Wooden, a 37-year-old international business-management doctorate student in Napa Valley last week. The wedding, the second for both, took place in […]

To hear Lovebug Starski tell it, he was there when the phrase “hip-hop” was coined, trading the two words back and forth while improvising lines with Cowboy of the Furious Five at a farewell party for a friend who was headed into the Army. He incorporated the phrase into the […]

Credit: Former WWE star Kamala has been placed on life support Sunday after he underwent an emergency surgical procedure, his stepdaughter announced on Facebook. Juanita James added doctors were unsure whether the legendary wrestler, whose real name is James Harris, would survive the surgery. On Monday, James said in […]

Two People Injured After Gun Discharges In New York Mall So here’s the backstory guys, Ryan lost his laptop while he was overseas with unreleased music on it. He offered $1 million as a reward for anyone who found it… problem is the guy who found it never got his […]

Jennifer Hudson and David Otungabroke up after he confronted her, claiming she was secretly dating music producer Mali Music … TMZ has learned. Hudson denies having any relationship with the producer, but Otunga believes Hudson and Mali Music were having a secret affair for months before the confrontation. We’re told […]