*Unfortunately, we have another death of an R&B legend to report. Sadly, we must inform you of the passing of the “Wide Receiver,” Mr. Michael Henderson. He was 71. Henderson had been admitted to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta two weeks ago for an undisclosed illness, and never recovered. Old school heads and soul music
*The death of rising comedian #JakKnight, who starred in shows such as “Black-ish” and Netflix’s “Big Mouth,” has been ruled as suicide, it has been revealed. Fans of both shows were stunned to learn of the 28-year-old’s passing last week, though details pertaining to his death were still pending an investigation at the time. An
*If you have air conditioning in your home during the scorching hot summer, Life Hacker shared a money-saving strategy that could keep your home cool. Per the report, “Supercooling or pre-cooling is a strategy designed to keep your house at a comfortable temperature while reducing your energy consumption.” Here’s how it works, lower the thermostat
*Netflix today announced that Grammy-nominated, Oscar and Golden Globe award-winning actor and comedian Mo’Nique will film her first Netflix original stand-up comedy special later this year in Atlanta. In video announcement Mo’Nique said: “Hey y’all it’s your girl Mo’Nique and I’m excited to say that I’ll be shooting my first Netflix special; in addition to
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Josh Levi has announced a headlining tour in support of his new EP Disc Two. The Vices Tour begins Aug. 23 at Peppermint Club in Los Angeles, California, and concludes Sept. 12 in Atlanta, Georgia, at The Masquerade. Levi didn’t leave his hometown of Houston, Texas, out of the tour itinerary. He’ll be performing Sept. 4
K. Michelle’s latest single “Scooch” moves to No. 1 this week on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart, dethroning Silk Sonic’s remake of Con Funk Shun’s “Love’s Train” from the top spot. It’s the Memphis, Tennessee, native’s first number one on this chart. Her previous best was “The Rain.” The New Edition-inspired tune scored K. Michelle’s first
Ciara’s new single “Jump” makes a strong debut on Billboard. This week, the Coast Contra-assisted bop enters at No. 4 on Billboard’s R&B Digital Song Sales chart. Elsewhere, the high-octane summer anthem debuts at No. 12 on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales chart. Co-written by Ciara and Theron Thomas, “Jump” was released on July 8