Charles Bradley Canceled All Concerts Due To Illness

The 67-year-old Screaming Eagle of Soul, Charles Bradley, has canceled his remaining 2016 tour dates after doctors discovered a cancerous tumor in his stomach. He and his band had spent the majority of the year on the road supporting Bradley’s latest album Changes. While has been in the music industry since the 1960s, it was not until 2011 that he found success with his breakout debut album No Time For Dreaming after the premiere ofSoul of America,... Read More

Adele Set To Sign $130 Million Deal With Sony Music

The label are said to have offered the performer a deal worth £90 million ($130 million) following the release of the sales magnet that is her latest studio album, ’25.’ A Sony rep told ‘The Sun’: Adele’s deal with her original label XL expired and we’d an existing relationship with her in America. The deal is being worked on by our Columbia label in the US, but is worth £90m and gives Sony the rights to release her future music exclusively... Read More

New Serena Williams Twerk Video Breaks the Internet (Video)

Tennis superstar Serena Williams dropped another twerk video. This time she was filmed teaching some of the more athletically challenged how to do the dance move properly. Watch video below:  Read More

First Look Of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Black Panther Comic

  Spider-Man stole the spotlight in the latest trailer for Captain America: Civil War, but the next big Marvel film will also feature the debut of Chadwick Boseman’s version of Black Panther. King of the fictional, hyper-advanced African kingdom of Wakanda, the Black Panther (real name T’Challa) was the first mainstream black superhero when he debuted in 1966. Now, the king is celebrating his 50th birthday in style, with both a feature... Read More

Raising Dion: A New Comic Book About a Single Black Mother Raising a Superpowered Son

For a long time, when you looked for diversity in a comic book, it was pretty much hard to find. Where the big-name comics have seemingly kept producing the same ol’ same ol’, other people have picked up the dropped ball and given comics a boost of diversity. Writer Dennis Liu and illustrator Jason Piperberg have created the first comic book about a single mom and her superpowered son. Not only is it groundbreaking, but the comic also has its... Read More

Blues Legend BB King Dies In Vegas At 89

B. B. King, whose world-weary voice and wailing guitar lifted him from the cotton fields of Mississippi to a global stage and the apex of American blues, died Thursday in Las Vegas. He was 89. It was reported on Mr. King’s website that he died in his sleep. Mr. King married country blues to big-city rhythms and created a sound instantly recognizable to millions: a stinging guitar with a shimmering vibrato, notes that coiled and leapt like an animal,... Read More

Friend Of Joni Mitchell Files For Conservatorship

A longtime friend of Joni Mitchell has filed a legal petition seeking to be named the singer-songwriter’s conservator. Mitchell, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997, was taken to UCLA Medical Center a month ago after being found unconscious in her home. She remains at the hospital, according to Leslie Morris’ court petition filed April 28. Morris is described as Mitchell’s friend of more than 44 years in... Read More

Rob Kardashian Hates Keeping Up With The Kardashians

In its 8 years season, Keeping Up With The Kardashians is dropping in the Rating’s charts.With the exception of Rob Kardashian, the Kardashian clan is fighting to keep the money train going. Rob recently expressed his “hate” for the show, blaming it for ruining his life and his family and creating a rift between him and his mother “When your life is always on T.V, you always have to look good for the camera. My mom literally... Read More

Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine Sued By Monster For Alleged ‘Fraud’ And ‘Betrayal’ Over Beats Headphones

Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine are being accused as scam artists in a lawsuit alleging the duo duped one of their former partners in Beat Electronics before selling the trendy headphone maker to Apple for $3 billion last year. The complaint filed Tuesday (Jan. 6th) in San Mateo Superior Court accuses Dre and Iovine of double-crossing Noel Lee, the founder of audio cable maker Monster [Lee] once held a 5% percent stake in Beats as part of... Read More

Bono May Never Play A Guitar Again Due to Cycling Injuries

U2’s front man Bono delivered some sad news to fans everywhere stating, “Recovery has been more difficult than I thought…As I write this, it is not clear that I will ever play guitar again.” The Irish rocker suffered a nasty cycling accident in Central Park in November leaving him with multiple broken bones in his arm and a fractured eye socket. Doctors reported he would require intense therapy to fully recover. According to a Web post, the... Read More

Madonna Compares Album Leak to ‘Rape’ and ‘Terrorism’

Madonna is really upset about this album leak situation. Several leaked songs hit the web this week – and by several, we mean a full album’s worth — before Madonna was even able to announce a release date or album title for her next studio effort. The 56-year-old has dismissed the tracks as “unfinished demos stolen long ago,” but she’s still fighting mad at the perp who released them. NEWS: Madonna Continues Her Three-Decade... Read More

Kim Kardashian “Break The Internet” With Paper Magazine Cover

Kim Kardashian is PAPER magazine’s winter cover star, and well…her big ole booty is front and center. The risqué photos were photographed by Jean Paul-Goude as he attempted to recreate his “Champagne Incident” scene. via PAPER: For our winter issue, we gave ourselves one assignment: Break The Internet. There is no other person that we can think of who is up to the task than one Kim Kardashian West. A pop culture fascination able to generate... Read More

Did Iceland Really Give Bjork An Island?

Opinions and musical tastes aside, Björk is a pop culture icon. The eclectic, eccentric, and occasionally outrageous Icelandic singer-songwriter has an extensive discography, a number of awards to her name, and general recognition from just about every genre of music. If she wasn’t on your radar for her career, she would have been for her infamous (and infinitely parodied) swan dress. Yet an oft-overlooked accomplishment of her career is what... Read More

Taylor Swift Set To Be The Only Platinum Artist of 2014

This week, pessimistic record-industry observers hit a particularly Dystopian low point. “Not One Artist’s Album Has Gone Platinum In 2014” was how Forbes initially framed a report on the state of the top of the U.S. charts this year. Which is not untrue: Besides the soundtrack to Disney’s Frozen, no musician in 2014 has reach the increasingly rarefied status of platinum, where the Recording Industry Association of America certifies that... Read More

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