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Drake Has Barack Obama’s “Stamp of Approval” to Play Him in a…

"I will say this: Drake seems to be able to do anything he wants. That is a talented, talented brother."… Read More

17 hours ago

15 Books By Black Authors to Support on Black Friday

Consider supporting Black art on Black Friday by shopping these books. This past summer, as Black Lives Matter protests erupted… Read More

3 days ago

Okayplayer’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Black Designers, Culture, Jewelry & More

Our picks this year feature selects by Black Fashion Fair, Brownstone, Daily Paper, and more. This year’s holiday gift shopping… Read More

3 days ago

David Dinkins, First Black Mayor of New York, Dies at 93

Dinkins served as mayor in the early '90s during a time when the city was battling against high rates of… Read More

6 days ago

Dave Chappelle Has Netflix Remove ‘Chappelle’s Show’ From Its Library

Chappelle's Show is still available to stream on HBO Max, however. After being made available to stream on Netflix November 1,… Read More

6 days ago

Erykah Badu & Summer Walker Discuss Stardom, Aliens and More

The two singers representing different generations of music have a candid conversation. To some, Erykah Badu and Summer Walker are… Read More

7 days ago

Twitter is Giving Joe Biden The @POTUS Account in January

The social media company is transferring five accounts associated with the presidency to Biden's incoming administration regardless of whether Trump… Read More

1 week ago

Dave Chappelle On Why He Did ‘8:46’: “Imagine If I Sat In…

Dave Chappelle spoke about his 8:46 short at the St. Louis International Film Festival Master Class in early November. Dave Chappelle spoke… Read More

1 week ago

10 Black-Owned Vinyl Record Stores to Support On Black Friday

These Black-owned vinyl record stores are sure to have something you'll want to add to your collection. Small businesses throughout… Read More

1 week ago

‘Coming 2 America’ Is No Longer Dropping In December

Coming 2 America is now set for March 2021. Last month it was announced that Coming 2 America had been acquired by Amazon… Read More

1 week ago

For Just $10,000, You Can Complete Your Jimi Hendrix Cosplay

The Jimi Hendrix signature guitars are part of an "Inspired By Hendrix" series. On Thursday, the guitar manufacturer Gibson announced… Read More

2 weeks ago

Watch Dave Chappelle Crash Donnell Rawlings’ Interview with Joe Rogan

The comedian joined his Chappelle's Show co-star on the latest episode of The Joe Rogan Experience. Dave Chappelle made a rare appearance on… Read More

2 weeks ago

Steve McQueen: “It’s My Duty to Tell The Truth About the Black…

We caught up with Steve McQueen, director of the five-part anthology series Small Axe, who discussed the importance of Black… Read More

2 weeks ago

“Words Can Kill”: Janet Hubert Discusses Being Called Difficult On ‘Fresh Prince’…

This is the first time Will Smith and Janet Hubert have met up in 27 years. The Fresh Prince of… Read More

2 weeks ago

Will Smith’s ‘Fresh Prince’ Reunion Special Set for Early Release

The highly-anticipated cast reunion gets bumped up a day for good measure. Less than a week after it was announced,… Read More

2 weeks ago

Watch The Trailer for Regina King’s Directorial Debut ‘One Night in Miami’

One Night in Miami centers on a meeting between Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown, in 1964. After… Read More

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