The musical journey of singer Shirley Murdock to air on TV One’s “Unsung”

    Photo: Provided by Shirley Murdock   Shirley Murdock, the soulful songstress from Toledo, Ohio, is best known for her hit single “As We Lay” and singing the background vocals on the classic love ballad “Computer Love” by Zapp & Roger. Her journey into superstardom will be televised for the world to see

Actress Tetona Jackson on breakout role in BET’s “Boomerang”

    Photo: On Mogul   It’s been 27 years since Boomerang captivated audiences with its romantic storyline. The tale is of ad executive Marcus Graham played by Eddie Murphy, the incomparable comedian, and actor, who is indeed the ladies man. The drama classic has now turned into a BET series since it’s 1992

Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin charged in college admissions cheating scheme

    Photo: Variety   Actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are among dozens facing federal charges for a college admission cheating scandal. Others charged in the case include nine coaches, two SAT/ACT administrators, an exam proctor and a CEO who admitted he wanted to help wealthy families get their kids into elite colleges.   Investigators claimed that

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to 16 counts of disorderly conduct

    Photo: Variety   Update: Last time I reported on this story, evidence suggested that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett allegedly orchestrated his own homophobic and racist attack.   According to Chicago Police, Smollett paid Abimbola “Abel” Osundairo and Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo $3,500 to stage an attack on him Jan.29. because he wasn't pleased with his salary

Actress Victoria Rowell talks life after “The Young & The Restless,” death of co-star Kristoff St. John

    Photo: Provided by Victoria Rowell   Victoria Rowell is best known for her role as Drucilla Winters on the number one daytime television show “The Young and The Restless” from 1990 until her final appearance in 2007. Her character, a once runaway teen who later transitions into a supermodel and becomes the wife of Neil Winters

Radio stations pull Michael Jackson’s music following ‘Leaving Neverland’ documentary

    Photo: The Grapevine - The Root   The premiere of HBO’s Leaving Neverland at Sundance Film Festival in January has resurfaced allegations of sexual abuse from the late pop icon Michael Jackson. The two-part HBO documentary details Wade Robson and James Safechuck claiming alleged sexual abuse from Jackson.   The documentary has led to a

Rapper Common on promoting consciousness and the importance of providing services to Black youth

    Photo: Provided by United Way of Atlanta African American Partnership   Chicago native Common (born Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr.) has been rocking the mic since the 90s, and the MC is known for his conscious lyrics on records such as “I Used To Love H.E.R.,” “The Light,” “The 6th Sense”, plus many more.