Floyd Mayweather’s teenage daughter is looking at decades in prison for allegedly stabbing a woman inside her apparent fiancé, NBA Youngboy’s, home. Iyanna “Yaya” Mayweather faces between 5 and 99 years behind bars, according to court documents obtained by The Blast. The 19 year old was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the […]

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds turned 62 years old on Friday (April 10), and the R&B crooner took to Twitter to thank fans for their birthday messages — but also to reveal that he recently suffered from the coronavirus. “I feel so blessed to be able to celebrate another birthday,” he wrote. “I tested positive for the […]

The early portion of the Oscars, 2020 edition, got off to a normal start: Brad Pitt and Toy Story 4 both picked up early wins. And then the Oscars…turned into the Grammys? A half-dozen musical performances later, including one from Eminem, things got mostly back on track. And then they got wild: in an enormous upset Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite took home […]

Todd Phillips’s “Joker,” a dark, arthouse take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, on Monday topped the Oscar nominations with 11. The pre-dawn Academy Award announcement capped months of ceaseless campaigning by A-listers and studios, revealing which stars and movies have a shot at Hollywood’s ultimate prize next month. Todd Phillips’s “Joker,” a […]

Film actor Idris Elba has arrived in Sierra Leone; his father’s native land, for the first time. The British-born star landed in the seaside capital Freetown to a small crowd on Wednesday. Elba was born in London but his mother is from Ghana and his father from Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone’s Deputy Tourism Minister William […]

What happens when Silver Surfer and Tobias Fünke become your fashion muses? Kanye West may not have blew himself for the debut of his latest opera, but he sure as hell painted his entire body in metallic silver. The hip-hop eccentric staged his sophomore opera, Mary, at the Miami Marine Stadium as part of the final day of […]

Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street from the show’s 1969 debut until his retirement in 2018, died Saturday at his home in Connecticut at the age of 85, the New York Times reports. Sesame Workshop, the non-profit that produces Sesame Street, summed up Spinney’s contributions to American culture in a statement: His […]

Kanye West has declared definitively he’s a man of God now … specifically, a converted Christian. He made the declaration while giving Washington D.C. a taste of his new album. Kanye was in Washington on Saturday with his family, first stopping off at HBCU Howard University to do his traditional Sunday Service, then heading over […]

Hollywood stars came out in full force for the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. The red carpet buzz surrounded Perry’s history-making as the first African American actor/director/writer/producer to own a studio outright with no partners or corporate backing. A-list stars including Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Halle Berry, Samuel […]

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