Kendrick Lamar

istory-making occasions are rarely recognized until they end up in the textbooks. As we face some of the most challenging and monumental events within Black culture today, there are plenty of moments that have made their mark on America.

New York, NY (May 16, 2018) – BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc., today announced the nominations for the “BET Awards” 2018taking place at Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 24. The culturally-charged, performance-driven, thought-provoking show returns for its 18th year and as with previous years is expected to turn out a show like no other. DJ Khaled dominates this […]

For his third studio album, Kendrick Lamar is focusing on a higher calling.

The Grammy Awards, and pretty much any other “mainstream” (read white dominated) music awards show, tends to give black artists ghettoized accolades--“urban” “R&B” and “hip-hop” awards but never the “pop” awards – “Video of the Year” “Song of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” etc.

As the time has come again for us to honor those whose work in the fields of television, music, literature, film and social justice shone so brightly via the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards, we’d like to take a moment to express our gratitude for those who made a tough year so much easier to survive.

After meeting on Tuesday afternoon, GOP members collectively agreed not to move forward with their proposed changes.

NBA star Kevin Durant has been the focus of the league’s free agency talks after he announced he would be leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to sign with the Golden State Warriors on Monday.

New York, NY (June 26, 2016) – BET Networks kept their word and delivered an amazing tribute to Prince, along with a lot of new young talent. Opening with one of its more memorable performances with Beyonce, who also won the Video of the Year Award for “Formation” and Kendrick Lamar, their performance was beyond […]

Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.