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'The Boondocks' is officially back…thanks to HBO Max

Courtesy of Sony Pictures AnimationWhile the news that the beloved animated series The Boondocks was being rebooted came out a while ago, we now know where you’ll be able to see it: HBO’s upcoming streaming service HBO Max. Based on creator Aaron McGruder‘s groundbreaking and award-winning comic series, The Boondockswas first turned into an animated series back in 2005, […]

Mariah Carey drops 'mixed-ish' theme, "In the Mix"

L-R: Mariah Carey, ‘mixed-ish’ creator Kenya Barris, ‘black-ish’ star Tracee Ellis Ross; ABC/Image Group LAThe highly anticipated theme song to the new black-ish spinoff series, mixed-ish, is finally here.  The song “In The Mix” was written, produced, and performed by Mariah Carey.  It also features vocals from her eight-year-old twins, Moroccan and Monroe, who chant “yay us” and laugh throughout […]

Keri Hilson teases that her hotly-anticipated new album is near: "We're almost there!"

Interscope/Zone 4/MosleyFollowing a nearly decade-long hiatus, Keri Hilson is gearing up for her long-awaited return to music.  Tuesday, the “Knock You Down” vocalist provided fans with a brief status update on her follow-up to 2010’s No Boys Allowed.   “I don’t share much, but I’m working my a** off to get you this project,” Hilson captioned an Instagram […]

Arsenio Hall's first Netflix stand-up comedy special, 'Smart & Classy,' coming next month

Courtesy of NetflixArsenio Hall is Coming 2 America…and coming to Netflix. “It’s not coming on till October 29th, but I can’t wait any longer to tell you. ‘I’m so excited, and I just can’t hide it,’” the comedian and former talk show host tweeted on Tuesday. “My first @NetflixIsAJoke standup special!” In an accompanying video, Arsenio announces that the special […]

Watch now: First teaser for Rihanna's 'Savage X Fenty Show' on Amazon

Getty Images for Savage X Fenty Show Presented by Amazon Prime Video Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty fashion show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY last week was a massive, star-studded spectacle, and now you can get a little glimpse of what went down, thanks to a new teaser trailer for Amazon’s presentation of the event. […]

Alicia Keys connects with Miguel for dialed-down ballad "Show Me Love"

RCA RecordsAlicia Keys has returned with a powerful new single and video titled “Show Me Love,” featuring Miguel.  Under the direction of Cara Stricker, the dialed-down ballad is brought to life in a riveting music video, which is pieced together through a series of single shots. The visual features cameos from Michael B. Jordan and Zoe Saldana, as well as the Avengers actress’ husband, Marco Perego-Saldana.  “Show Me Love” […]

Chris Rock prepping new essay collection 'My First Black Boyfriend'

Walt Disney Television/Yolanda PerezThe New York Times reports that Emmy-winning stand-up superstar Chris Rock is getting literary, penning a new essay collection. My First Black Boyfriend will chronicle Rock’s “experiences with race and relationships,” according to the Times, including “stories dating back to when he first began doing standup comedy in the Eighties.” Publishing house Celadon will be releasing the collection. […]

Lee Daniels to direct 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday,' starring Andra Day in title role

ABC/Craig SjodinMany have compared Grammy-nominated singer Andra Day to the late, great Billie Holiday. Now, she’ll portray the legendary jazz singer onscreen in a new movie directed and produced by Lee Daniels. The United States vs. Billie Holiday focuses on one particular aspect of Holiday’s career: the fact that she was targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics targeted her […]

Whitney Houston hologram tour kicks off in January

BASE HologramWhitney Houston fans will have an opportunity to see her again in concert — via hologram. On Tuesday, BASE Hologram announced in partnership with The Estate of Whitney E. Houston the firstdates for An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour. The first show takes place in Mexico in January, and will feature […]