COVID-19

Nas Reveals He Caught COVID-19: “It Was Mentally And Physically Hard”

Nas shared that he tested positive for COVID-19 in October last year. In a recent cover story for Ebony, Nas… Read More

September 16, 2021

When The Music Stops: The Unfortunate Reality Of Mourning Artists During A Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced music fans around the world to come to terms with the fact that mourning artists… Read More

April 30, 2021

Look at This $300 Face Mask will.i.am Wants You to Wear

will.i.am is collaborating with Honeywell for the masks. Even with the ongoing COVID-19 vaccine rollout, the pandemic is still affecting… Read More

April 6, 2021

How Are Some Of The Nation’s Largest HBCUs Handling COVID-19?

Students have had to adapt and find ways to preserve their college experience as administrations at HBCUs navigate the ongoing… Read More

March 25, 2021

LiveNation CEO Expects Festivals to Return to the United States “Mid-Summer”

LiveNation CEO Michael Rapino is confident in the future of live concerts. As the United States creeps closer to the… Read More

March 1, 2021

Dave Chappelle Books More Socially-Distant Shows After Two-Week Quarantine

Dave Chappelle has announced three new show dates in Austin. Two weeks ago, Dave Chappelle canceled the remaining shows of… Read More

February 3, 2021

Jadakiss’ Signature Laugh is Coming to an MTA Bus or Train Near You

Jadakiss is one of over 20 celebrity New Yorkers to contribute to the campaign. On February 12, New York City's… Read More

February 3, 2021

How A Wu-Tang Clan Shirt Sparked A Diplomatic Dispute Between China and Canada

A Canadian diplomat's Wu-Tang Clan shirt has led to a formal complaint from the Chinese government. On Tuesday, Canadian embassy… Read More

February 2, 2021

No, Hank Aaron Didn’t Die From COVID-19 Vaccine Complications

Reports are falsely claiming Hank Aaron died due to effects of the COVID-19 vaccine. Last Friday, baseball legend Hank Aaron… Read More

January 27, 2021

Dave Chappelle Cancels Remaining Show Dates After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Chappelle is reportedly in quarantine and has not yet experienced any symptoms. Dave Chappelle has pulled the plug on another… Read More

January 22, 2021

Kamala Harris Embraces Black Designers For Inauguration Day

Kamala Harris poignantly wore a custom Christopher John Rogers look on Wednesday as she was sworn in as the 49th… Read More

January 20, 2021

Would You Pay $10 Monthly for a Concert Streaming Service?

Bandsintown has announced a premium concert streaming subscription service. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the live concert industry… Read More

January 12, 2021

Dr. Fauci Says Live Concerts Could Return by Fall 2021

Dr. Fauci recently spoke during a virtual performing arts conference about the state of the theater industry. In the wake… Read More

January 11, 2021

Hip-Hop Has an Anti-Vaccine Problem

As society battles the pandemic, multiple rappers have spread anti-vaccine misinformation, aiding in the distrust Black people have for the… Read More

December 15, 2020

A Black Woman Has Become The First Person To Receive A Covid-19 Vaccine In New York

"I feel hopeful today, relieved," Sandra Lindsay said after receiving the coronavirus vaccine in New York. A Black woman has… Read More

December 14, 2020

Rick Rubin Charged with Breaking Hawaii’s COVID-19 Protocols for Walking Alone on an Empty Beach

The incident reportedly took place while the state was mandating a two-week quarantine for all off-island visitors. Rick Rubin has… Read More

December 12, 2020