Solange releases new album ‘When I Get Home’

    Photo: New York Amsterdam News   Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Solange Knowles has released her new album When I Get Home via Saint Records/Columbia Records. Solange's latest project follows her A Seat at the Table album released in 2016. When I Get Home was written, performed, and executive produced by Solange. The collection includes contributions from

Flashback Friday: Jay-Z talks about the shooting of Biggie Smalls following the death of Tupac Shakur

    Photo: Youtube   Jay-Z (born Shawn Carter) is arguably considered one of the greatest rappers of all time; however, before Jay, there were a few greats that came before the MC including fellow New York native Biggie Smalls (born Christopher Wallace). Before we jump into the Flashback Friday interview with Jay-Z, let

Cheers to Black History Month: Black people in film win big at the Oscars

    Photo: Consequence of Sound   I’ll be the first to admit that Black History Month has been all over the place in the world of Hollywood. From Jussie Smollett allegedly faking his racist and homophobic attack and R.Kelly charged with ten counts of sexual abuse, the month that's supposed to celebrate Black people hasn’t necessarily been

Judge sets R.Kelly’s bond at $1 million following sexual abuse charges

    Photo: ABC News   R.Kelly (born Robert Kelly) was arrested and indicted on Friday, Feb.22 for ten counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four alleged victims, according to CNN. A Chicago judge set the “Bump and Grind” singer’s bond at $1 million Saturday for claims that Kelly sexually abused for females from

New evidence suggests ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

    Photo: ETOnline   On Jan.29, “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett (who plays Jamal Lyon) was reportedly attacked near the lower entrance of the Loews hotel in Chicago at 2 a.m. According to Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi, Smollett told law enforcement the aggressors shouted "'Empire' fa***t" and "'Empire' n***er'" while repeatedly striking him.   It’s also

Flashback Friday: Classic Fugees Interview (1996)

    Photo: Billboard   The Fugees (coining their name from the term refugee) are undoubtedly one of the most significant hip-hop groups ever to form. The group combining their sound of soul and reggae released their first project Blunted On Reality in 1994 that failed to take off as the group hoped.   However, on