ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Beyoncé Introduces Newborn Twins Sir Carter and Rumi

Beyoncé has finally debuted her twins a month after they were born. The singer posted a picture of herself holding the babies on Instagram late Thursday night and wrote in the caption, "Sir Carter and...

Tina Lifford on Being the Bedrock of OWN’s ‘Queen Sugar’

Just 12 miles north of Chicago, Evanston, Illinois is perhaps best known as the location of prestigious Northwestern University and the possible birthplace of the ice cream sundae. Evanston is also one of the...

Rapper DMX Busted on Tax Fraud Charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper DMX has been arrested in New York on federal tax fraud charges. Prosecutors say the rapper, whose given name is Earl Simmons, owes $1.7 million in taxes and has engaged...

Hip-Hop Stars, from Chance to Snoop to Common, Get Emmy Love

Hip-hop acts are getting real love from the Television Academy this year: Chance the Rapper, Common, Snoop Dogg and LL Cool J are among the musicians nominated for Emmys. Chance the Rapper, who won three...

Jay-Z Comes Out of the Shadows on ‘4:44’

Living in the shadow feels like the safe place to be. No harm for them, no harm for me but life is short, and it's time to be free. Love who you love, because...

‘America’s Got Talent’ Airs Audition of Black Contestant Who Died

"America's Got Talent" has aired the audition of a contestant who died in a car accident last month. Dr. Brandon Rogers, a family physician from Portsmouth, Virginia, tried out for the show in March. He...

Dana Canedy Named Administrator of Pulitzer Prizes

YORK (AP) — Dana Canedy, who won a Pulitzer Prize at The New York Times, has been named administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes. Canedy, who also is the author of the memoir "A Journal...

Madonna Welcomed in Malawi as ‘Daughter of This Nation’

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Madonna was welcomed in Malawi on Tuesday for the official opening of a hospital children's wing funded by her charity and named after one of the four children the pop...

Rapper ‘Gangstalicious’ Arrested in Connecticut for Suspected Credit Card Theft

GLASTONBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a detective posed as a record producer to arrest a local rapper suspected of stealing credit cards from cars. Glastonbury police say Zoe "Gangstalicious" Dowdell was arrested...

Wiz Khalifa’s ‘See You Again’ Now Most-Viewed YouTube Video of All Time

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — Move over, "Gangnam Style." YouTube has a new top-viewed video of all time. Wiz Khalifa's video for "See You Again" featuring Charlie Puth became the site's most-watched video Monday and...

Temporary Restraining Order Issued Against Rob Kardashian

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A court commissioner on Monday issued a temporary restraining order against Rob Kardashian in response to the reality television star's posting of explicit images of his ex-fiancee on social media...

Jenkins to Adapt James Baldwin for ‘Moonlight’ Follow-Up

NEW YORK (AP) — Writer-director Barry Jenkins' feature-film follow-up to his Oscar-winning "Moonlight" will be an adaptation of James Baldwin's "If Beale Street Could Talk." Annapurna Pictures announced Monday that Jenkins will start shooting the...