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BET Programming President, Head of Originals Exiting Amid Latest Viacom Shake-Up

The news comes as BET was identified as one of six "core brands" for Viacom as part of CEO Bob Bakish's plan to rejuvenate the media …

Viacom

First Look at The CW’s New Superhero Series ‘Black Lightning’!

The CW has revealed the first photo of “Black Lightning, the latest hero joining the network’s stable of super-powered crime-fighting shows.<p>The image …

Lee Daniels Reveals Plans For An ‘Empire’ Spin-Off And A ‘Terms of Endearment’ Remake Starring Oprah Winfrey!

That <i>Terms of Endearment</i> remake that Lee Daniels is going to do with Oprah Winfrey? Turns out it’ll be a complete makeover.The <i>Empire</i> co-creator …

Snoop Doggy Dog To Induct Tupac Shakur On The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

CLEVELAND, OHIO (March 29, 2017) – Special guests at this year’s sold-out Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio, on …

Music

Justin Timberlake Releasing New Music? Posts Cryptic Pic With Pharrell & Timbaland

AT LAST!!!! We’ve been DYING for a new album for Justin Timberlake for years now and it looks like he’s finally back to work on his music career. …

Music

Nicki Minaj Vs Cardi B: Why The ‘L&HH’ Star Is ‘Hyped’ The Hip Hop Icon Is Dissing Her

HollywoodLife.com has learned EXCLUSIVELY that Cardi B is so jazzed about Nicki Minaj throwing shade at her that it’s actually kinda scary. Find out …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Newswire: Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel might still be fighting

Without a doubt, the single biggest news story of 2016 was when Dwayne Johnson called out one of his <i>Fate Of The Furious</i> co-stars for being a “candy-ass.” We later realized the candy-ass was Vin Diesel, then Johnson said that nobody was really a candy-ass, then we discovered that maybe Vin Diesel …

Movies

Fresh Prince actress slams 'so-called reunion photo': 'I have no interest in seeing any of these people'

While the internet was ecstatic to see the cast of <i>The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</i> reunite, there was one very unhappy person. Janet Hubert, who starred as Aunt Vivian for the first three seasons, is blasting the “so-called reunion photo.”<p>Posting on her Facebook page Tuesday, the actress ripped the …

Entertainment

The First ‘It’ Trailer Will Make You Scared Of Clowns All Over Again

Seventeen years after the <i>It</i> miniseries taught the world an important lesson about storm drains — that lesson being, avoid storm drains — the Losers Club and a certain terrifying clown are back. Directed by Andrés Muschietti (who took over when Cary Fukunaga departed the project over an …

Movies

‘L&HH: Atlanta’ Recap: Is Lil Scrappy & Bambi Benson’s Wedding Called Off?

Single and ready to mingle? ‘L&HH: Atlanta’ was full of surprises on the explosive March 27 episode! Yung Joc comes clean about a hook-up, newcomers …

Rap & Hip-Hop

From Marcy to Movie Mogul: How Jay Z Took on Hollywood

For many artists, the dream is hardly ever just to "hit it big" then stay in the same spot. You always have to elevate your game from triumphing in …

Music

2 Chainz Has Quietly Spent the Last 18 Months Being One of the Very Best Rappers Alive

It should be obvious, by this point, that the artist formerly known as Tity Boi is one of the genre's most colorful writers.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey US.</i><p>It's none of my business if you can afford to spend time on a yacht this summer, but there are new records from Drake and Rick …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Cuba Gooding Jr. sparks outrage by peeking under Sarah Paulson’s dress

Cuba Gooding Jr. staged his own <i>American Horror Story</i> onstage at Los Angeles PaleyFest Sunday when he lifted up the dress of his co-star Sarah Paulson.<p>As the cast of <i>American Horror Story: Roanoke</i> took the stage to discuss the sixth season of the FX anthology series, Gooding lifted the hem of …

Hollywood

Eminem’s Daughter Hailie Scott Is All Grown Up And Insta-Famous

We're feeling really old right about now.<p>Eminem’s “baby girl” is a baby no more.<p>The rapper sang about his daughter, little Hailie Scott, on tracks like “Hailie’s Song” and “Mockingbird” 15 and 13 years ago, respectively.<p>Today, Hailie is 21 years old and studying at Michigan State University. She’s …

Entertainment

It's A Compton Thang: The Best Albums To Come From Compton

After giving props to Queensbridge and all the greatness that particular section of Queens NY presented, it was only right to travel across the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Official: Canada expected to legalize marijuana by July 2018

TORONTO (AP) — Canadians should be able to smoke marijuana legally by July 1, 2018, a senior government official said Monday.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government will introduce legislation to legalize recreational marijuana the week of April 10th and it should become law by July next …

Marijuana

Drake Changed Hip-Hop’s Sound. Can He Change the Business?

<i>The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in pop music criticism, trends and news.</i><p>Drake’s “More Life” just became his seventh project to debut atop the Billboard 200 albums chart (even though it was positioned as a playlist, not an …

Meek Mill Dissing Nicki Minaj? Rapper Shows Off Luxurious Lifestyle After Split

Ever since Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj broke up, the “Anaconda” hitmaker has been claiming that she’s not affected by her ex. During her guest …

Rap & Hip-Hop

'The Voice': Adam Levine Finally Uses a Steal on Night Three of Battles

Alicia Keys showed off her producing skills.<p>Going into tonight’s battles, Alicia Keys had zero steals left. Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton had a …

Music

‘Fresh Prince Of Bel Air’ Reunion: Will Smith Reunites With Cast 20 Years Later — Pic

Now this is a story all about how…’The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ cast has reunited and their photo together is EPIC! You’ve got to see how Will Smith …

TV

Chris Rock And Dave Chappelle Did 90 Minutes of Standup Together in New Orleans Last Night

There’s no mistaking that 2017 is, so far, a banner year for standup. Thanks to hungry fans and streaming services, it’s currently not uncommon to …

Comedy

Wiz Khalifa's Visit To Pablo Escobar's Grave Infuriates Medillin Mayor

The rapper should have left flowers for the murderous drug lord's victims.<p>Rapper Wiz Khalifa took a few moments during a South American trip to visit the grave of murderous drug lord Pablo Escobar. He posted photos of the tombstone with flowers and what appears to be a joint on Instagram — and a …

Cartels

The Ocean's 8 Cast Seriously Struggled To Keep Their Cool In Front Of Rihanna

Rihanna is pretty much the embodiment of cool. Is it her perpetual "I don't give a fuck" attitude? Her effortlessly edgy style? The fact that she could take or leave a romance with Drake? It's almost impossible to identify the factors that make RiRi the realest "cool girl" in the music business, …

Rihanna

Jay Z, Weinstein Co. Team on Trayvon Martin Film, Doc Series

The company acquired two books about the black high school student who was killed by George Zimmerman.<p>Jay Z and The Weinstein Co. are teaming to tell …

Trayvon Martin

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Shaq Left Food Server a $4,000 Tip

Shaq talks about the unveiling of his new statue outside of the Staples Center in LA and he reveals that he is a really big tipper.

7 Of Our Favorite Jay Z and Beyoncé Marriage Moments

We're obsessed with Beyoncé and Jay Z's relationship! From their baecations to lit performances together. We can't stop watching this love story …

Entertainment

Hear Notorious B.I.G., Faith Evans' Clever 'Ten Wife Commandments'

Faith Evans reworked the Notorious B.I.G.'s classic "Ten Crack Commandments" into a new song, "Ten Wife Commandments." The track will appear on the …

Music

Remy Ma Posts About ‘Jealousy’ After Nicki Minaj’s Billboard Achievement, Claims She’s Staying Humble

Remy Ma appears to be back at throwing shade at Nicki Minaj yet again. The “shETHER” rapper just took to social media to share a strong message about …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Rachel Dolezal struggles after racial identity scandal

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A woman who rose to prominence as a black civil rights leader then lost her job when her parents exposed her as white is struggling to make a living these days.<p>Rachel Dolezal said she has been unable to find steady work in the nearly two years since she was outed as a white …