Photo: The Riker BrosBrandon Jay McLaren stepped into unfamiliar territory with his latest role as Travis, a widowed father with a teenage daughter, in the Netflix drama Firefly Lane. “I think this is the first time I’ve had, like a grown child in a show,” McLaren tells ABC Audio. “I was like, ‘Oh, when did that happen?’” […]

Courtesy of PJ MortonGrammy-winning musician PJ Morton debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums Chart with his new, first-ever gospel album, Gospel According to PJ.  In less than two weeks, since its release, PJ managed to dethrone Kanye West‘s 18-week consecutive streak for Jesus is King, on the chart dated for Sept. 12.  “This album was a labor of love,” Morton says in a statement. “So for […]

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty ImagesIn a scary turn of events, it turns out Eminem‘s home invader wanted to do more than just meet him…he wanted to kill him.  Back in April, the “Superman” rapper came face-to-face with an intruder, later identified as Matthew David Hughes, in his Detroit, Michigan home. Luckily, Eminem, born Marshall Mathers, was able to walk away from […]

Courtesy, Tia Sinclair BellRonald “Khalis” Bell, co-founder of Kool & the Gang, has died. He was 68.  Bell died at his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands with his wife, Tia Sinclair Bell, by his side early Wednesday morning. The cause of death has not yet been released but a statement from Universal Music says that he […]

Allen Berezovsky/Getty ImagesBoxing legend Floyd Mayweather is mourning the death of his prodigy, Danny Gonzalez, who was shot and killed over the Labor Day weekend. Gonzales was 22. Mayweather honored his star pupil on Tuesday by offering two photos that marked the beginning of Gonzalez’z career, where he and Mayweather are posing with his freshly inked contract, and a recent photo of […]

E. Jason Wambsgans-Pool/Getty ImagesLooks like R. Kelly is staying put behind bars.  The R&B singer has been held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago while awaiting trail on racketeering offenses brought by federal prosecutors in Brooklyn and on child pornography charges brought by federal prosecutors in Chicago.  He recently sought to be released due to COVID-19, because of the […]

Grant SpanierK Camp shares a visual for “What’s On Your Mind,” featuring the self-proclaimed King of R&B Jacquees. The video opens with a shirtless K Camp wearing a suit surrounded by scenes of red and ladies wearing white, holding roses. Jacquees comes in for his smooth verse singing, “Baby, tell me what happened?/ We been lovers so long/ That don’t […]

Paras Griffin/Getty ImagesDrake is one proud papa. The rapper shared a photo of his 2-year-old son, Adonis, to mark the child’s first day of school on Wednesday. “First Day Of School…The World Is Yours kid,” Drake wrote in his caption.  Adonis’ mother, French artist Sophie Brussaux, also shared images to her Instagram profile, writing in French that she was “proud of her […]

Variety reports the series, created by Donald Glover, will resume production for seasons three and four in 2021, according to FX Networks and FX Productions chairman John Landgraf. During a virtual press conference, Landgraf praised Glover and “his intrepid team” for being able to finish writing both forthcoming seasons over the last few months. One season will primarily be filmed in Atlanta, […]

Greg Doherty/Getty ImagesMara Brock Akil — the creator behind critically acclaimed shows such as Girlfriends, Being Mary Jane, and The Game — is bringing more Black magic to Netflix.  Deadline reports the streaming service has signed a multi-year agreement with Akil to produce new original content.  “It is a dream to partner with the force of Netflix, for we have the same goals—telling human […]

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