It was recently announced that the city of Harlem will be home to a 20-story hip-hop museum honoring the culture.   It’s so funny to look back in retrospect and realize just how many people thought that hip-hop would be just a passing fad that would never last. Yet here we are 40 years later, […]

CLEVELAND –  Back in May, it was reported that the Smithsonian Institute was interested in preserving the gazebo where Tamir Rice was shot. Shortly after that report, the Smithsonian said it was not true and they were not pursuing preservation of the gazebo. Now, according to the City of Cleveland, the gazebo will be torn […]

CLEVELAND – A spokesperson for the city of Cleveland has confirmed that the city is currently holding discussions with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture about preserving the gazebo where Tamir Rice was shot. The city announced last week its intentions of demolishing the gazebo, located at Cudell Rec Center. Demolition was […]

Prince was always an artist of great vision, not only musically but also as it related to his fans. Elvis’s Grace Land was made into a museum and Prince had the same vision to turn his amazing Paisley Park estate into one as well. Check out this video below of Sheila E. discussing plans of […]

With just a few days to music’s biggest night, Grammy week has officially started. On Monday (Feb. 2), The Grammy Museum unveiled its “All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur” exhibit, and by the looks of it, an all-star packed guest list was in attendance. Chuck D, YG, Paul Rodriguez, E.D.I Mean, Money B, […]

A Tupac Shakur exhibit is set to open at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on February 2. “All Eyes On Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur” is slated to include lyrics, notes and poems by the MC. Fans will also reportedly get a chance to see some of the outfits the rapper wore and some […]

  CLEVELAND — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its inductees for 2015 early Tuesday morning. In the performer category, the inductees will be: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band Green Day Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Lou Reed Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble Bill Withers More than a dozen musical acts were […]

  More than ever, the void between Black men is even more evident with rising crime and other factors across the nation. But what is rarely acknowledged is that there are many who wish to tackle the issues of the day as a unified front. Oakland-based artist Chris Johnson takes aim at sparking those necessary […]

  CANTON, OH (WOIO) – The state’s 2014 Biennial Capital Budget includes a  $10 million grant to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. About 200,000 football fanatics visit the Pro Football Hall in of Fame each year. Father son duo Eric and Logan Jeffries came all  the way from Kentucky  to see the […]

Wendy Williams with Smithsonian curator Dwight Blocker Bowers *The Smithsonian in Washington DC is about to get a big, “How you doin’?” from Wendy Williams. During Friday’s broadcast of “The Wendy Williams Show,” the host donated her bedazzled pink microphone and other memorabilia to the National Museum of American History for its new collection of […]

  CLEVELAND – Looking for a great way to spend the Martin Luther King holiday and not break the bank? The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has an offer that’s hard to beat. Musical performances, films, classes and more, all tied to music’s roll as a force of change in the battle […]

CLEVELAND – From the oldest dinosaurs to heavenly mysteries, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History is beloved for its awe inspiring exhibits. Now, it is hoping to inspire more young people to consider pursuing careers in science. Creating a “window into science” is the overall goal of an ambitious redesign and expansion. The proposed $125 […]