R. Kelly

R Kelly’s playing an Atlanta show later this month — but not if these activists can help it

Atlanta activists Oronike Odeleye and Kenyette Barnes want R. Kelly “out of our heads.” That’s how Odeleye put it in a recent phone conversation; she …

Bad celebrity courtroom sketches: Here are the worst offenders

Judge throws out case against Taylor Swift0:37<p>A judge has thrown out a Denver radio host's case against Taylor Swift alleging she ruined his career.<p>9 …

Australian News

I Can’t Deal with Rick Ross.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) One doesn’t have to be a feminist to have a voice regarding women’s issues. Regardless of how much some …

Women's News

Jamie Foxx, Terrell Owens, and R. Kelly all once lived in this ‘entertainers dream,’ now priced at $2M

Share the same DeKalb County living space (and multiple recording studios) formerly occupied by stars<p>The listing for this six-bedroom, 10-bathroom mansion in DeKalb County starts off stating the home’s “unbelievable list of amenities”—things like a fireplace in the master bedroom, a kitchen that …

Real Estate

Fulton County, Ga., Chairman Calls for Full Criminal Investigation Into R. Kelly

Fulton County, Ga.’s Commission Chairman John Eaves is calling for a full investigation into R. Kelly and his alleged “sex cult.” In a press …

African-American News

Fulton DA: No investigation into R. Kelly 'cult' claims at this time

Fulton County Chairman John Eaves is calling for a criminal investigation of Grammy-winning R&B singer R. Kelly, citing new evidence.

TMZ Live: Usher: Hooked Up With Accuser At Days Inn?

• Amber Heard & Elon Musk Speak Out<br>• R. Kelly: Criminal Investigation<br>• Ezekiel Elliott: Suspened For Domestic Violence<br>• Miley Cyrus Sporting A Wedding Band?

Celebrity News

Report: A Georgia Official Wants A New R. Kelly Investigation

The Chair of the Fulton County Commission cites “new evidence uncovered by law enforcement.”<p>Weeks after Buzzfeed published a report alleging R. Kelly …

Music

Inside Her Story: Parents Of Daughter Involved With R. Kelly Speaks Out

Your browser does not support iframes.Jacque Reid talks with Jonjeyn & Timothy Savage the parents of Jocelyn Savage whose been living in R.Kelly‘s …

African-American News

Why Selena Gomez Should Speak Out About Working with Woody Allen

(Photo: Getty)<p>When news broke earlier this week that Selena Gomez and Elle Fanning had been cast in Woody Allen’s latest movie, his third for Amazon …

Woody Allen

DA Reviewing R. Kelly Police File After 'Cult' Allegations

Following allegations that R&B star R. Kelly holds women against their will in a “cult,” officials in Georgia said Friday a police file was under …

Crime

10 Possible Reasons Rihanna Photoshopped That Pic

Everybody on the internet is flipping out over a recent Instagram photo posted by superstar Rihanna that appears to be photoshopped (and by …

Kendrick Lamar

Trump Clearly Has No Clue How to Stop the Opioid Epidemic

President Donald Trump was recently briefed on the opioid crisis, and he offered the following advice afterward. The “best way to prevent drug …

Addiction

Why Do Young Stars Like Selena Gomez Work With Woody Allen?

The legendary filmmaker stands accused of heinous crimes, yet celebrities continue to star in his movies. It’s a matter of privilege, writes Ira Madison III.<p>Another day, another Woody Allen casting notice: Selena Gomez, Elle Fanning, and Timothée Chalamet (star of the upcoming Oscar hopeful <i>Call Me</i> …

Culture

Overrated/Underrated: Is Jay-Z An Undisputed GOAT, Or Is He Washed Up?

<i>Underrated/Overrated is a new hip-hop column where we examine the legacy of a rapper and try to determine once and for all: Are they overrated or underrated? Today’s candidate: Jay-Z.</i><p>Jay-Z Is Overrated<p>Jay-Z is almost unequivocally considered either the best rapper that ever lived, or at the least …

Rap & Hip-Hop

R. Kelly's Alleged Captive Joycelyn Savage's Family Pleads for Meeting

UPDATE:<p><b>(TMZ)</b> <b>-- 4:00 PM PT -- Joycelyn's attorney says Tuesday's news conference is part of the Savages' "continued extreme, unnecessary actions,</b> …

Corruption

The endless, impossible search for just one conversation that doesn’t mention Trump

Harriti Shah has had her share of awkward first dates. No-chemistry first dates.<p>But then a man on a date this summer spent the bulk of the time they were supposed to spend getting to know each other talking about President Trump.<p>“Dude,” Shah thought to herself. “It’s June. You have to figure out a …

Lifestyle

Usher Does Not Have Herpes, Takes Legal Action Against False Accusers

Several different media outlets including Sandra Rose and BET are reporting that Atlanta-based singer Usher Raymond does not have herpes and …

Herpes

Family claims daughter being held by R. Kelly hires legal team

- The family of Jocelyn Savage claims their 22-year-old daughter being held against her will by singer R. Kelly. Tuesday, the family held a press …

Xavier Omar Talks Lollapalooza, Music And Wild Moments

There’s nothing wrong with breaking out from a long work weekend for a quick moment of fun and games. That wound up being the case for rising …

Music

Boosie and the double standard of sexual assault in the Black community

The past two weeks have served as a reminder around the problems we have in our community with rape culture. The stories of<b> R. Kelly</b> being accused of …

Feminism

The 30 Best ’90s R&B Songs

The ‘90s may be the last decade when R&B, not hip-hop, was the dominant force in black music. Innovation abounded, with New Jack Swing giving way to …

Music

Parents of girl R. Kelly allegedly dragged into a 'sex cult' plead for her return

The parents who have accused R. Kelly of dragging their daughter into a sex cult have begged the singer for a meeting.<p>Joycelyn Savage’s folks staged …

Canadian News

For sale: Former DeKalb home of R. Kelly, Terrell Owens, Jamie Foxx

In DeKalb, you can buy the former home of NFL legend Terrell Owens from the man who owns Magic City.

Real Estate

Mixing 808s – Tips from Top Producers & Mixers

Eight leading producers, mixers and DJs share their tips on how to get the most punch, clarity and low-end impact out of your 808 drums and bass …

Guitar

Uh Oh! Friends Of Usher's Newest STD Accuser Reportedly Expose Her As A Fraud & She Responds

Post Views: 52<p>You know the Old School saying, what goes around, comes around? Well apparently that is what is taking place in private life of Usher’s …

Fulton County, Georgia officials ask concert booker to cancel R. Kelly show: Report

Officials for Fulton County, Georgia, have asked Live Nation Entertainment to cancel an upcoming performance by controversial R&B artist R. Kelly, …

Unreading a Poem

This is a guest post from Rachel Wagner. Rachel writes fiction, poetry, and essays. She teaches at Seton Hall University and lives in Newark, NJ. She …

Does Pullman have a shot at College Gameday?

First thing's first. I know we’ve talked about this very topic before, and to some of you it may be a tired one. I completely understand. The College …

College Football

Chance the Rapper Reigns Over His Kingdom at Huge Hometown Show at Lollapalooza 2017

Chance the Rapper brought out Vic Mensa and Francis and the Lights for Lollapalooza 2017 in a humongous set that will undoubtedly be 2017's standout …

Music