Author: Ken Simmons

ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images After Chris Rock’s younger brother, Kenny Rock, told TMZ that he wants to fight Will Smith, Ray J says he’ll offer a fortune for Chris and Will to face off in a boxing match. When asked if he thinks Chris and Will should box, Kenny said: “No, they shouldn’t. But I should get in the ring with Will […]

Chris Polk/FilmMagic Jamie Foxx and Kanye West hit number one with consecutive collabos in 2003 and 2005, and now the Spider-Man: No Way Home star is hinting he and the superstar rapper are ready for round three. The second episode of Kanye’s Netflix documentary series, Jeen-Yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy, which debuted over the weekend, featured footage of the duo recording “Slow Jamz” at […]

Will Smith and Denzel Washington in 2008; Dave M. Benett/Getty Images When Will Smith won his first Screen Actors Guild Award Sunday, he received congratulations from his idol, Denzel Washington. The former Fresh Prince was honored for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for King Richard. “He’s always been a mentor for me and he […]

Arturo Holmes/Getty Images for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame H.E.R. will receive the American Express Impact Award on March 2 at the Billboard Women in Music Awards. The “Best Part” singer is being recognized as “an artist who uses their musical platform to create positive change while advocating on behalf of women in and beyond the […]

John Shearer/Getty Images After blasting Kim Kardashian on Instagram, Kanye West says in a new court filing that his social media posts shouldn’t be used against him in their divorce battle, according to Billboard. Yeezy was responding to his estranged wife’s claims in court filings that his Instagram posts caused her “emotional distress.” Kardashian wrote, “Kanye has been putting a […]

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Jay-Z and Silk Sonic were among the music winners Thursday during the fourth night of the 53rd NAACP Image Awards non-televised award categories. Hova and Jeymes Samuel won Outstanding Soundtrack for The Harder They Fall, and Silk Sonic, consisting of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, was honored for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration. Saweetie received the Outstanding New Artist award, and Anthony Hamilton was recognized as […]

David Livingston/Getty Images   On Friday, Kanye West released 16 songs from his new Donda 2 album that were debuted at his “Donda Experience Performance” at LoanDepot Park in Miami on February 22. He titled this partial version of the album V2.22.22 Miami. It’s available exclusively through his Donda Stem Player, which costs $200. Donda 2 was executive produced by Future and features Migos, DaBaby, Jack Harlow, Soulja Boy, Travis Scott, Don […]

Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET Thursday was a day of joy and pain for Jazmine Sullivan: She won three NAACP Image Awards, and also announced she tested positive for COVID-19. The “Need U Bad” singer tweeted, “I am taking every precaution to isolate myself. I’m truly sad to have to cancel more shows but health and safety […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Roc Nation 50 Cent performed his 2003 hit “In Da Club” during the Super Bowl halftime show, and the song also was playing when Usher and his girlfriend, Jenn Goicoechea, welcomed his fourth child, Sire, who was born September 29, 2021. The eight-time Grammy winner revealed the news via a video posted on Instagram around the time of […]

Whitney Houston at the American Music Awards in 1986; Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Monica was one of the late Whitney Houston‘s closest friends, and for Entertainment Tonight‘s Black History Month spotlight, the Grammy winner remembered one of the greatest female artists of all time. “The fact is no voice has come close, no one sacrificed as much as she did,” […]

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