Congratulations to Katy Perry. She’s waking this morning with the number-one album, Witness. And, she just became the first Twitter user with more than 100 million followers. (Variety) The official Twitter account announced the milestone in a tweet on Friday, “Today, we #WITNESS history. Congratulations @KatyPerry, the first to reach 100 million followers! #LoveKaty.” However, there’s some controversy about […]

Berry Gordy, Chicago mainstays Robert Lamm and James Pankow and Jay Z headed up the Class of 2017 inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame last night (Thursday) in New York. The gala also honored Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Swedish hitmaker Max Martin, the team of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and Jay Z, who became the first hip-hop artist inducted into […]

Pharrell Williams has something else to be “Happy” about — his status as the first man in ad for Chanel handbags. Pharrell, who’s worked with Chanel for several years, appears in a short film promoting the new Gabrielle bag. He can be seen dancing around in an empty room just before a show, even throwing […]

Pharrell has for a long time been someone making notable and sometimes outrageous fashion moves.


Future’s self titled album ‘Future’ debuted at #1 (is this really a surprise?), but it was knocked down to #2, by who? Himself! Both of Future’s albums, ‘Future’ and ‘HNDRXX’, debuted at #1 making this moment legendary. No other artist has accomplished this, not even Beyonce. Lets take it over to Billboard. “Future is the […]


The 89th Annual Academy Awards was probably the most talked about event of the year so far (besides Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj). The American people gathered around their televisions, phones and computers to escape some of the intense drama happening in our nation. People watched the Oscars this year, following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, […]

Drake continues to break records, this time earning the distinction of having the highest-grossing hip-hop tour. Pollstar tallied up the receipts and found that last year’s Summer Sixteen tour, featuring Future, beat out all other acts in the genre — including Kanye West’s Saint Pablo tour. Not only did Drake best his peers, he set a […]


Looks like a celebration is in order! Jay-Z continues to make music history. He is the first rapper to be nominated for the 2017 Songwritters Hall of Fame. Other artists that are included to be nominated are Madonna, Kool & The Gang, Babyface, and more. Candidates become eligible for this award after writing hit records […]

The Taylor Gang Representer  Chewy Woods releases a visual to give the world his definition of making “History” featuring Devin Cruise. Take a look at “History” below.       #FollowTheCrown : Twitter / Instagram – @SharifDKing        


CLEVELAND — A set of 16 postcards from civil rights activist Malcolm X to a woman in Cleveland has been sold at auction for more than $56,000. Nate D. Sanders Auctions says the handwritten cards from 1957, 1958 and 1964 went for $56,426.25 in Los Angeles last week. The cards were written to Gloria Owens. […]


Michael Jordan is trying to make up for the years people said he's done nothing for the African-American community.


The 70th Annual Tony Awards, which took place on Sunday in the wake of the devastating Orlando tragedy, changed the game this year when all four musical acting awards went to people of color. Broadway’s history has been transformed thanks to three Hamilton cast members and one star from The Color Purple who have cemented their names in American culture […]