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Rapper DaBaby apologizes for inflammatory comments
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Rapper DaBaby apologizes for inflammatory comments

Rapper DaBaby has apologized for the false and disparaging comments he made about gay men and HIV during a performance at a Miami music festival. The move comes days after his comments were largely condemned by prominent musicians, members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies. “I want to apologize to the LGBTQ+ community for the…MORE

‘Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union’ looks back on his life and legacy
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‘Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union’ looks back on his life and legacy

Timed to the former president’s 60th birthday, “Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union” seeks to be the definitive document on Barack Obama’s life and presidency, and at five-plus hours over three nights, mostly succeeds in that daunting task. At its best, this HBO production weds the soaring rhetoric and lofty expectations to the…MORE

Dolly Parton invested Whitney Houston cover royalties in Black Nashville neighborhood
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Dolly Parton invested Whitney Houston cover royalties in Black Nashville neighborhood

Dolly Parton has revealed that she invested her royalties from Whitney Houston‘s cover of “I Will Always Love You” into a Black community in Nashville. The Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and actress wrote and performed the song in 1973 as a farewell to her then business partner, Porter Wagoner. However, it wasn’t until Houston…MORE

Jason Momoa’s ‘brother,’ Lenny Kravitz, wishes him happy birthday
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Jason Momoa’s ‘brother,’ Lenny Kravitz, wishes him happy birthday

The love fest between Lisa Bonet’s current husband and former husband continues. Over the weekend, musician and actor Lenny Kravitz, who was married to Bonet from 1987 to 1993, posted a photo with Jason Momoa, who is currently married to her on Kravitz’s Instagram account. “Happy Birthday, @prideofgypsies,” the caption read. “I’m proud to call…MORE

Matt Damon credits his daughter for ending his use of the ‘f-slur’
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Matt Damon credits his daughter for ending his use of the ‘f-slur’

Thankfully, Matt Damon has a daughter who can school him on what’s become taboo. The “Stillwater” star admitted he just recently stopped using a homophobic slur because he’s learned about “changes in modern masculinity.” “The word that my daughter calls the ‘f-slur for a homosexual’ was commonly used when I was a kid, with a…MORE

Kathy Griffin announces she has lung cancer
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Kathy Griffin announces she has lung cancer

Years after Kathy Griffin shaved her head in solidarity with her sister who was undergoing chemotherapy, the comedian and actress has announced she has lung cancer. “I’ve got to tell you guys something. I have cancer,” Griffin began a note posted Monday on her verified Instagram account. “I’m about to go into surgery to have…MORE

Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ named best music video of all time by Rolling Stone
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Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ named best music video of all time by Rolling Stone

Beyoncé’s “Formation” has been named best music video of all time by Rolling Stone. The publication wrote, “If Beyoncé’s self-titled visual album established her as one of the greatest artists of all time, her surprise-released ‘Formation’ video (and ensuing album Lemonade) marked her as one of the most important.” The video, which was released in…MORE

Ashley Judd is walking again, six months after shattering her leg in Congo accident
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Ashley Judd is walking again, six months after shattering her leg in Congo accident

Ashley Judd says it’s with “quiet awe” that she is walking, nearly six months after shattering her leg in four places while on a trip in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The “Double Jeopardy” star and activist was hospitalized in February after sustaining severe injuries from a fall while journeying through rainforest. On Sunday, Judd…MORE

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Kanye West to release new album this week

Kanye West to release new album this week

  Kanye West made headlines over the weekend, appearing at multiple events in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Sunday, Ye held a private listening party for his new album LP 10 (Donda). The album reportedly will feature Travis Scott, Post Malone, Lil Baby, and Tyler The Creator. Tyler was in a viral video with Kanye that…

‘Just A Friend’ Artist Biz Markie has passed at 57

‘Just A Friend’ Artist Biz Markie has passed at 57

  By: Josh Lea @joshdlea Biz Markie, known by many for his hit song, Just A Friend, passed away on Friday from complications of type II diabetes. Markie, a native of Harlem, New York, began his rise in 1988 with his debut album Going Off. The album featured Markie’s calling card of beatboxing with the…

Drake gets slammed for tattoo of himself in front of the Beatles

Drake gets slammed for tattoo of himself in front of the Beatles

Drake recently posted a pic of his newest tattoo on Instagram featuring the famous Beatles walk across Abbey Road. However, he tattooed himself in front of the Beatles. Drake, of course, famously said in the song ‘Going Bad’ “I got more slaps than the Beatles.” Supporters of the Beatles didn’t take long to slam Drake…

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