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Michael Becker / FOX Actress Amber Riley has been, and still is, a trending topic on Twitter as social media speculates the Glee alum is the Harp on the hit competition show The Masked Singer. After a showstopping performance of Whitney’s Houston‘s “I Have Nothing” on Wednesday night’s episode, fans immediately took to the internet with theories that it’s Riley under the […]

Jheyda Mcgarrell Janelle Monáe will be honored with the Trailblazer Award at the 2022 Outfest Legacy Awards Gala taking place at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 22. The award will recognize Monáe’s role as an artist who has consistently shown support for the LGBTQ+ community. Past recipients at the Outfest Awards include Billy Porter, Laverne Cox, Octavia Spencer and Lee Daniels.  […]

Scott Barbour/Getty Images Superstar singer and songwriter Solange Knowles continues to expand her musical resume.  The 36-year-old entertainer attended the 10th anniversary Fall Fashion Gala in New York Wednesday, after commissioned by the New York City Ballet to compose an original score for the special event and the ballet season. According to the organization, Solange became only the third woman […]

BET BET announced Thursday the lineup for the 2022 Hip Hop Awards rap cyphers, naming some of the hottest artists on the rise.  Baby Tate, Big Boss Vette, Deetranada, Guapdad 4000, Jayson Cash, Ray Vaughn, Reuben Vincent, Sa-Roc, Sauce Walka and Topaz Jones will take part in the on-air cyphers.  The show will also feature a digital-exclusive cypher featuring up-and-comers Armani Caesar, KenTheMan, Nana, Navelle Hice, OT The Real and Yung Pooda. Prior to the all-important cyphers will […]

Paul Bergen/Redferns On her Instagram, Michelle Pfeiffer posted a throwback picture of herself with Coolio, who died Wednesday at 59. “Heartbroken to hear of the passing of the gifted artist@coolio. A life cut entirely too short,” she began about the “Gangsta’s Paradise” artist. “As some of you may know I was lucky enough to work […]

Paul Bergen/Redferns Coolio was working on new music prior to his death on Wednesday.  In a July interview with The Irish Examiner, the late rapper spoke about his upcoming project, a collaboration with Christy Dignam of the Irish rock band, Aslan.  “We’ve just got into it,” Coolio said. “We’re working on a track. We haven’t even started writing any lyrics. […]

Al Powers / ESPN Images Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t have much to say when it comes to Ime Udoka and Adam Levine‘s recent cheating scandals.  On the latest episode of The Big Podcast with Shaq, the former NBA star decided to “step down” from the conversation due to his own previous indiscretions. “I was a serial cheater,” said O’Neal, who split from […]

ABC/Heidi Gutman Serena Williams says the reason she’d rather her 5-year-old daughter, Olympia, stay home during her tennis matches was so she wouldn’t be distracted.  She means it in a loving way, of course, afraid that she’d naturally hop into mom mode if her daughter was present and might worry about what was happening off the court versus […]

Paul Bergen/Redferns Coolio, the Grammy-winning rapper, record producer and actor best known for his 1995 hit “Gangsta’s Paradise,” has died at the age of 59. His longtime manager, Jarez Posey, confirmed to ABC News that Coolio died at a friend’s house on Wednesday evening. A cause of death has not yet been determined. Coolio, born Artis […]

Leon Bennett/STA 2020/Getty Images for BET DJ Cassidy returns with the final iteration of the beloved aftershow Pass the Mic on Tuesday, October 4, following the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards.  The lineup features a list of 20 hip-hop heavy hitters, including Busta Rhymes, Remy Ma, Swizz Beatz, Jadakiss and Method Man.  Created out of the pandemic, the 10-episode series brings together a surprise guest list of legendary hip-hop […]