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It’s official, Stuyvesant Avenue in Brooklyn will be named Do the Right Thing Way, after Spike Lee‘s iconic 1989 film. It was a year in the making due to city legalities, according to Brooklyn Magazine. But the wait is finally over, and a ceremony was held so we know it’s real. Lee shared his excitement […]

Laurence Fishburne is set to star in the A+E adaptation of the 1977 miniseries, Roots, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Fishburne will play Alex Haley, who wrote the novel in 1976. James Earl Jones originally played Haley in the series. Roots was centered around Kunta Kinte (played by LeVar Burton) after being sold into slavery, and it follows his life […]

The undisputed King of Pop, Michael Jackson is gone but will truly never be forgotten. His songs and his impact still hold true today even though he passed six years ago, on June 25, 2009. One aspect of MJ’s music that doesn’t get highlighted enough, is the amount of game he kicked in his lyrics. Some […]

Mariah Carey’s iconic Merry Christmas album has inspired Hollywood to make it into a film. Deadlineexclusively reports that New Line has bought an untitled pitch from Mariah Carey and RatPac Entertainment writers David Diamond and David Weissman along with producer Jon Shestack. The film was created when Carey shared her idea for a Christmas movie to […]

  PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania–Selfie surprise with Sylvester Stallone! Tourists running up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art– made famous in ‘Rocky’– got the ultimate shock: They ran into Sylvester Stallone who was there shooting a new movie, ‘Creed.’   READ MORE: Fox8.com Article Courtesy of WJW Fox 8 News Picture Courtesy of WPVI-TV Philadelphia […]

  The legendary singer continues to dazzle the fashion with her timeless looks and outfits, even continuing those trends with a modern attitude.   There are several dazzling divas celebrating birthdays this week–Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and Mariah Carey. And while we don’t want to play favorites, let’s be honest, Miss Ross is […]

  The longtime music veteran continues to amaze fans with her ever evolving look as evidenced in her well-remembered music videos.   Today we celebrate the birthday of one of the biggest pop divas around, Mariah Carey! And while we’ll always be obsessed with her voice (come on, those high notes), you can’t have a […]

*Denzel Washington was among the guests helping Aretha Franklin celebrate her 72nd birthday in style Saturday in New York. It was a small affair held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. According to the AP, Denzel entered the building “quietly, though the crowd got excited after realizing it was the Oscar winner under a baseball cap.” The […]

Dionne Warwick arrives at the 1st annual unite4:humanity event at the Sony Pictures Studios in Los Angeles, February 27, 2014 *Dionne Warwick is set to have her debts cleared after filing for bankruptcy last year. The 73-year-old vocalist was declared bankrupt at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Newark, New Jersey last year after running up […]

*U.S. Postal Service has commissioned the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp in honor of the rock legend and his influence on American culture. The stamp, which went on sale today (March 13), features an illustration of the musician playing a guitar. “Combining influences from rock, modern jazz, soul and the blues with his own innovations, Jimi […]

  Caesar was a popular 1940’s television star as host of “Your Show of Shows” and “Caesar’s Hour.”   Comedic legend Sid Caesar has died at the age of 91, reports Larry King. On Wednesday (Feb. 12) King took to Twitter to express his condolences and remember his friend. Click here for the tweet. Caesar […]

  The iconic musician, who died of melanoma on May 11, 1981, continues to be celebrated through his legacy and music as new fans started to embrace his talents.   Today would have been Bob Marley’s 69th birthday. Marley was born in St. Ann Parish, Jamaica on Feb. 6, 1945. His Jamaican roots remained a […]