Author: Alisha Dixon

Rihanna rides into New York Fashion Week like a rock star

Rihanna rides on a motorcycle after showing her fashion collection from Fenty Puma by Rihanna during Fashion Week, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna didn’t walk into New York Fashion Week. She rode through it.

Literally.

After his death, Notorious B.I.G.’s mom becomes his No.1 fan

In this Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, photo, Voletta Wallace, left, and Faith Evans, right, pose for a portrait in New York. Wallace details the love for the Notorious B.I.G. as both his mother and No. 1 fan in the new, three-hour documentary, “Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.” It debuts Monday, Sept. 4 at 8 p.m. EST on A&E. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Maxine Waters, the rock star, shines at Black women’s event

Congresswoman Maxine Waters attends the Black Girls Rock! Awards at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Fiery Democratic U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters was welcomed like a contemporary rock star when she entered the 2017 Black Girls Rock Awards, as the audience screamed loudly and gave her the night’s rowdiest and wildest applause.

Remy Ma beats Nicki Minaj at BET Awards; ’90s R&B shines

Remy Ma speaks at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Remy Ma has ended rival Nicki Minaj’s seven-year winning streak at the 2017 BET Awards, a show highlighted by ’90s R&B and groups popular in that decade, as well as five wins for Beyonce.

Absent Jay Z inducted to Songwriters Hall by Obama via video

Music mogul Berry Gordy accepts his award at the 48th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on Thursday, June 15, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)