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Morgan Freeman's Granddaughter Found Murdered in Washington Heights

Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter E’Dena Hines stabbed to death:

— SFGate (@SFGate) August 16, …

Morgan Freeman

See Jussie Smollett, Little Mix and more do the Whip/Nae Nae at Teen Choice Awards

The Mani Cam may be a thing of the past, but let’s hope the Whip/Nae Nae Cam is here to stay. On the Teen Choice Awards red carpet, celebrities like Jussie Smollett, Sarah Hyland, Skylar Astin and many more were asked to do their rendition of the Whip/Nae Nae dance, popularized this summer by …


Vin Diesel Delivers a Moving Tribute to Paul Walker at the Teen Choice Awards

"Paul Walker is here in spirit with us."

​Vin Diesel offered another stirring tribute to his friend, Paul Walker, during Sunday's Teen Choice Awards.

Wilmer Valderrama​​ presented the cast of ​Furious 7 ​with the award for Choice Movie: Action. Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris, and Jordana Brewster joined …

Paul Walker

Jay Z had a diss track about Tupac

In case you’ve been offline for weeks, Drake and Meek Mill have been beefing pretty hard in recent weeks. Now DJ Clark Kent, the producer who worked with everyone from Notorious B.I.G. to Mariah Carey, has shed light on an incident from the famed East Coast-West Coast rap rivalry that peaked in the …


Ice Cube says he recorded more unreleased music with Dr. Dre

'One or two things that he still said he's working on...'

Seething with righteous scorn over a contractual money dispute, in 1989 Ice Cube bailed on NWA, the incendiary hip-hop quartet he co-founded and helped elevate to international superstardom. As detailed in the hip-hop biopic Straight Outta

Dr. Dre

Miami Heat All-Star Chris Bosh to play Chris Bosh on Fox drama Rosewood

Miamia Heat power forward Chris Bosh will play himself — but not basketball — on Rosewood.

The network confirmed that the 10-time All-Star will pop up in an October episode of Miami-set medical procedural Rosewood, which stars Morris Chestnut as ace pathologist Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr., aka Rosie. …

Chris Bosh

Khloé Kardashian Is 'Worried' About Lamar Odom

She may have been badly shaken following an altercation with Lamar Odom on Aug. 12, but Khloé Kardashian is still concerned about her ex husband.

"Khloé is still very upset about the incident," says a source close to the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 31. "But she's also worried about Lamar. …

Lamar Odom

Beyoncé Shares Throwback Photo with Blue Ivy, 'The Real Covergirl'

As if one flawless Vogue cover wasn't enough, Beyoncé is here to remind us that this is not her first time posting for the iconic magazine.

On Friday, Queen Bey shared a throwback photo of herself and 3-year-old daughter Blue Ivy Carter from a previous cover shoot with the fashion mag.

"The real cover …

Mario Testino

The Cast Of ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Explain That Really Racist Casting Call

Source: Universal

When the casting call for female leads in the highly anticipated N.W.A film hit the Internet, it reiterated Hollywood’s “type.”

The …

African Americans

Just Like Mom: Tracee Ellis Ross Does ‘Lady Sing the Blues’ (WATCH)

Tracee Ellis Ross

*Of course you’ve heard the saying the “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.”

Well that definitely applies to none other than …

Blues Music

Whair Did it Go?! Jennifer Hudson Sports New ‘Baldie’ Look (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

*Okaaay, so Jennifer Hudson decided lose her mane and opt for the bald look.

We know this because the singer/actress decided to share the news with the …

Jennifer Hudson

Beyoncé Third Black Woman to Cover Vogue’s September Issue (Photos/Video)

Vogue/Mario Testino

*Beyoncé appears in a gown by Marc Jacobs against a boring backdrop for her third time gracing the cover of Vogue. She previously …

Mario Testino

Omarion Responds to ‘L&HH’ Gay Couple: ‘Not in My Storyline!’

*An openly gay artist on any version of “Love & Hip Hop” is not all that shocking or groundbreaking – but cast mates refusing to film scenes with …


The African American Film Critics Association Announces the ‘Celebration of Hip Hop Cinema’

*(Los Angeles) – The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), is proud to announce that it will celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Boyz N …


Karrine Steffans Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage (WATCH)

*VLAD TV caught up with Karrine ‘Superhead’ Steffans recently, and the bestselling author made the surprising revelation that her ongoing health …

Ja Rule

Lee Daniels Wants Mariah Carey to Play Mariah Carey on 'Empire'

A version of this story first appeared in the Aug. 21 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to …

Lee Daniels

LeBron James on 'Space Jam 2': "Hopefully We Can Do Some Great Things"

LeBron James really does want Space Jam 2 to become a reality.

When Today asked him for his thoughts on a sequel to the 1996 film starring Michael Jordan

Lebron James

Most Disliked Celebrity: Bill Cosby, Ariana Grande, More

Q Scores, the company that polls Americans on their opinions about things like brands and celebrities, has just released its latest round of data …

Bill Cosby

It's Official-‘Training Day’ Series From Antoine Fuqua Lands At CBS!

In a competitive situation, with all of the Big 4 networks interested, Training Day, a series adaptation of Antoine Fuqua’s acclaimed 2001 feature, …

Jerry Bruckheimer

Watch First Trailer For Quentin Tarantino's New Film 'The Hateful 8'!

Quentin Tarantino has been busy brewing up another pop culture classic in The Hateful Eight, and we’re finally getting out first glimpse.

Behold, the …

Quentin Tarantino

Straight Outta Compton Review: An Ice Cube Puff Piece, Well Done


If there was ever any mystery as to who produced Straight Outta Compton, it’s completely solved by the time we get to the scene where we see Ice Cube sitting in front of his Dell-era desktop, writing the screenplay for Friday. “You got knocked da f*ck out’,” Cube, played by his son, mutters …

Film Reviews (India)

Demi Lovato explains how she's like Nicki Minaj & Rihanna

Little is known about Demi Lovato’s forthcoming fifth album, the one that houses her summer smash “Cool for the Summer,” but in a new cover story with Cosmopolitan, Lovato hints at the message in her new music.

“There are a lot of girls in pop,” she said. “They have badass lyrics, but I feel like I’m …

Demi Lovato

The Game enlists famous friends to help him find love in trailer for She's Got Game — exclusive

Rapper The Game is ready for love. In VH1’s upcoming reality show She’s Got Game, the “How We Do” rapper recruits 10 of his famous friends to handpick a lady who they think would be his perfect fit.

In the exclusive extended trailer for the dating competition, The Game brings together women from …


Jimi Hendrix doc to hit Showtime next month

Next month marks the 45th anniversary of guitar legend Jimi Hendrix’s 1970 death. It also marks the arrival of more rarities from the Hendrix vault. Showtime will debut Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church, a documentary about Hendrix’s performance on Independence Day 1970 at the Second Atlanta …

Jimi Hendrix

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith shut down rumors they're divorcing

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have set the record straight after a report that they’re set to divorce caught fire online.

Smith took to Facebook on Monday to dispel the rumors himself.

“Under normal circumstances, I don’t usually respond to foolishness. (Because it’s contagious) But, so many people …

Jada Pinkett Smith

Drake disses Meek Mill during OVO Fest set

Kanye West and Pharrell Williams give surprise performances at Toronto show

Drake will not relent. During his set at OVO Fest Monday night, the Toronto rapper kept dissing his current foil Meek Mill, and subtlety and nuance played no part.

The tone was set earlier Monday when Drake was spied wearing …


Review: Drake, at OVO Fest, Comes Out Swinging at Meek Mill

TORONTO — This year’s OVO Fest truly began about three hours before Drake took the stage at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre here on Monday night, when a picture of him preparing for the concert while wearing a Free Meek Mill T-shirt slipped onto the Internet.

Over the last two weeks, Drake and Meek …


Bobbi Kristina Brown tribute posted to official Whitney Houston Facebook page

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died on Sunday at the age of 22 following a long hospitalization.

“Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family,” read a statement provided to EW by the Houston family. “She is finally at peace in the arms …

Whitney Houston

Bobbi Kristina Brown, Whitney Houston’s daughter, dies

The daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston has died at the age of 22.

Bobbi Kristina Brown had been in a medically induced coma for six months after suffering irreversible brain damage.

Last January Brown, who was the only child of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, was discovered face …

Whitney Houston