*As we reported previously, MSBNC weekend host Tiffany Cross has been dropped by the network for her controversial comments. Cross was canned after calling out white supremacy and slamming Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis during her appearance on “Hell of Week With Charlemagne” on Comedy Central. “Cross was asked which state Democrats could afford to lose
*Dave Chappelle will host “Saturday Night Live” for the third time on Nov. 12, and the long-running sketch comedy series is facing backlash over it. Chappelle remains a target of the cancel culture movement due to his 2021 Netflix special “The Closer,” in which he takes aim at transgenders. Since then, the comedian has been
*We have an exclusive clip from Thursday’s episode of Yara Shahidi’s Day Off, which debuts at 9a PT/12pmET on Facebook Watch. The series finds the actress, scholar, and self-proclaimed music nerd taking viewers on a fun adventure-filled day that gives a glimpse into the little-known lives of her celebrity peers. Per the official news release:
“Omemma” crooner, Minister Judikay, and her husband, Anselem Opara have an apple reason to celebrate as they mark their 2nd wedding anniversary. Taking to social media to mark the special occasion, Judikay shared a fun video of herself and her husband doing the viral couples question challenge. She also shared an adorable family photo. Judikay
With 2020’s Swirling, the Sun Ra Arkestra—forever dedicated to the boundary-expanding Saturn-al jazz and future-life theories of the late Sun Ra—hung up a back-in-business sign for … Read More “Sun Ra Arkestra: Living Sky (Omni Sound)” The post Sun Ra Arkestra: Living Sky (Omni Sound) appeared first on JazzTimes.
The impact of Wynton Marsalis’ self-titled debut is immeasurable. Released 40 years ago, the album introduced the wider jazz world to a preening trumpeter from … Read More “The Story Behind Wynton Marsalis’ Debut Album” The post The Story Behind Wynton Marsalis’ Debut Album appeared first on JazzTimes.
Jazmine Sullivan delivered a rousing rendition of the national anthem at the MLB World Series Game 5 between the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies. “Honored to perform for my city,” Sullivan wrote in an Instagram post. The two-time Grammy winner’s stunning performance follows the release of her new original song “Stand Up.” Co-written and produced
The first round of performers for the 2022 Soul Train Awards has been revealed. Ari Lennox, Chanté Moore, Muni Long, SiR, and Tank are set to perform at the ceremony, which airs Sunday, Nov. 27, at 8 p.m. ET on BET and BET Her. Lennox, who has six nods, may choose a selection from her
KOTA the Friend and Statik Selektah teased fans on social media that they will be collaborating on another project to be released in January 2023. Kota and Statik collaborated on “To Kill a Sunrise” in 2020, which was a project that received talks of Album of the Year. The name of the new project is
Inflation and anxiety over nuclear weapons may be eating into some popular support for the war, but key governments remain insulated from the pressures for now.