Category: Entertainment

Read About These Entrepreneurs Making A Difference In Tech And Music

By Ryan Velez

These days, more than ever, we are seeing prominent figures in the arts using their platforms to try and cross over into other fields, in particular, technology. This can range from supporting education programs to getting more people of color in the fields to actually invest and take part themselves. Black Enterprise recently profiled some music superstars who are doing just that.

Talk show host Williams taking time off for health reasons

In this Nov. 7, 2014, file photo, TV talk show host Wendy Williams arrives during the 2014 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas.  (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Daytime talk show host Wendy Williams says she’s taking three weeks off on doctor’s orders.

Mo’Nique Reportedly In Financial Trouble

Mo’Nique has  been in the headlines lately for boycotting Netflix and coming for everyone from Roland Martin to Oprah.

In case you missed it, back in January, Mo was pushing for Black folks to boycott Netflix by claiming gender and racial bias at the streaming company on her Instagram account. The boycott was a specific response to Netflix offering her $500,000 for a comedy special while fellow comedian Amy Schumer, who is White, got $11 million.

Trailer + Premiere Date Drops For Tracy Morgan, Tiffany Haddish Series ‘The Last O.G.’

Coming off a stellar 2017, Girls Trip breakout star Tiffany Haddish is already starting off 2018 on the right note. The official trailer for her upcoming TBS comedy series with Tracy Morgan just dropped and it looks just as hilarious as you would imagine.

Find Out How Much Jay-Z Spent To Celebrate His Friend’s Birthday

By Ryan Velez

When a friend has a birthday, it’s pretty common to take them out and show them a good time, dropping a little money in the process. Page Six reports that in a recent Manhattan outing, Jay-Z took things to a new level. According to the site, he spent more than $110,000 to celebrate the birthday of Juan “OG” Perez, his close friend and president of Roc Nation Sports.

All The Details On Beyoncé’s 2018 NBA All-Star Courtside Look

The 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend was held in Los Angeles, California over President’s Day Weekend. Stars were pictured out and about enjoying festivities. Beyoncé made a courtside appearance with her daughter Blue Ivy, mother Tina Knowles, and Richard Lawson. They were watching the All-Star Game, Team LeBron against Team Stephen. What family fun!

Applebee’s Déjà Vu: Popular Harlem Restaurant Accused Of Racially Profiling Black Women

Last week it was  Applebee’s  in Missouri, this week it’s a restaurant in Harlem.

Parkland Victim’s Dad’s Pro-Trump Shirt Sparks Twitter Debate After Shooting Tragedy

The horrific mass shooting tragedy in Parkland, Florida that ended 17 innocent lives lost has undoubtedly affected people from every corner of the nation. At a time when the nation must come together and focus on helping the Parkland community, a heated debate broke out on Twitter over a photo of one of the victim’s fathers wearing a “Trump 2020: Make America Great Again” shirt.

Charlotte ‘Prosperity Preacher’ Reportedly Disappeared With Nearly Half A Million Dollars

Kerby McLean is a self-proclaimed “prosperity preacher,” but according to his alleged victims, he’s just another man using the name of God to cash in.

Mitchell: ‘Black Panther’ digs its claws into the American conscious

Film Review Black Panther

This image released by Disney shows a scene from Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther.” (Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP)

There are those perplexed by the exuberance emanating from African Americans celebrating “Black Panther,” the stunningly good Marvel superhero movie about a mythic city in Africa that is home to the most technologically advanced society in the world.

This is a preview of Mitchell: ‘Black Panther’ digs its claws into the American conscious. Read the full post

Trump Attempts To Slam Oprah Over ’60 Minutes’ Interview

Like the petulant child he is, Trump is once again directing his attention to any (rightful) criticism of his tactics and practices, instead of actually doing the job he was elected to do. As the country is still grieving the horrific loss of life stemming from the Florida school massacre, Trump decided he would get on social media and attack Oprah Winfrey instead.

Trump Attempts To Slam Oprah Over ’60 Minutes’ Interview

Like the petulant child he is, Trump is once again directing his attention to any (rightful) criticism of his tactics and practices, instead of actually doing the job he was elected to do. As the country is still grieving the horrific loss of life stemming from the Florida school massacre, Trump decided he would get on social media and attack Oprah Winfrey instead.