Barack Obama

Toni Morrison’s Novel ‘Sula’ Will Be Turned Into an HBO Series

The 1973 Toni Morrison novel Sula will be honored with a limited series on HBO, created, written and executive-produced by Shannon… Read More

May 10, 2022

Watch Mary J. Blige Talk About Being Part Super Bowl Halftime LVI Show

Days following the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show, Mary J. Blige spoke with Hot 97 about positive and negative responses… Read More

February 17, 2022

Barack Obama’s Favorites Songs of 2021 Playlist Features Tracks From Nas, Lizzo, Mo3 & More

In his annual culture round-up, Barack Obama listed his top songs of 2021. There might be a couple of songs… Read More

December 17, 2021

Watch Dave Chappelle Induct JAY-Z into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Dave Chappelle was joined by Beyoncé and Barack Obama in honoring the Roc Nation chief at this year's Rock &… Read More

November 1, 2021

Erykah Badu Apologizes for Being a “Terrible Guest” at Barack Obama’s 60th Birthday Party

Unauthorized photos posted by Erykah Badu fueled social media backlash against the Obamas for throwing a party that didn't require… Read More

August 16, 2021

“We Can’t Explain How They Moved”: Barack Obama on the Existence of UFOs

Barack Obama spoke about unidentified flying objects on The Late Late Show. Former President Barack Obama joined The Late Late Show earlier this… Read More

May 19, 2021

Damon Weaver, The Youngest Person to Ever Interview Barack Obama, Dies at 23

Damon Weaver was studying communications at Albany State University. In 2009 Damon Weaver, then an 11-year-old aspiring journalist, made headlines… Read More

May 17, 2021

“It Hurts”: Michelle Obama on Lack of Police Presence at MAGA Riots Compared to BLM Protests

Michelle and Barack Obama released statements on Thursday afternoon. On Wednesday, chaos erupted in Washington, D.C. after supporters of Donald… Read More

January 7, 2021

The Fallacy Of “When They Go Low, We Go High”

With Donald Trump's one-term presidency coming to an end, we look at Michelle Obama's "When they go low, we go… Read More

December 18, 2020

Obama Thinks “Snappy Slogan” Defund the Police Won’t Actually Lead To Reform

The 44th president expressed his thoughts on the phrase that his risen in popularity this year during a new interview.… Read More

December 2, 2020

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

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

November 29, 2020

“Donald Trump Put My Family in Danger”: Michelle Obama Reflects on 2016 Election

Michelle Obama wrote a lengthy Instagram post about the last election on Instagram. On the eve of the release of… Read More

November 16, 2020

“All About The Bling, The Women, The Money”: Obama Points To Rap Materialism For Why Pro-Trump Rappers Exist

Obama spoke on the increase of Black male support Trump received in this year's election, as well as the handful… Read More

November 16, 2020

“This Is Not a Reality Show:” Obama Attacks Trump During Shady Stump Speech

During a speech at a drive-in rally in Pennsylvania, Obama declared, "Donald Trump isn’t suddenly going to protect all of… Read More

October 22, 2020

Barack Obama Memoir ‘A Promised Land’ to Arrive in November

3 million copies of the Barack Obama memoir will be printed in the United States. On Thursday, Penguin Random House… Read More

September 17, 2020

Michael Cohen Claims Trump Hired a “Faux-Bama” Just to Fire Him Before Taking Office

Cohen's tell-all memoir details Trump's unhinged distaste for his presidential predecessor. Though he's never been shy about expressing vitriol towards… Read More

September 6, 2020