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Given his violent and overall controversial history, it was no surprise that many fans of the hit ABC family comedy Black-ish were very upset by Chris Brown’s recent appearance on the show and they quickly voiced their displeasure on social media during Wednesday night’s episode. Upon first thought, one wouldn’t think to place a wholesome […]

In today’s totally unexpected news, popular BET President of Programming Stephen Hill is exiting the network after 18 years. There are rumors swirling that his abrupt exit is due to the internal shake-up at Viacom. Late this afternoon news dropped that Stephen Hill would officially be leaving the network he helped build, as he, along […]

The 59th annual Grammy Awards were held last night and while a number of the night’s biggest nominees chose not to attend (Kanye West, Drake, Justin Bieber) the show still managed to have a few memorable moments. One in particular was when the night’s Album of the Year winner was announced and it went to […]

There is petty and then there is ridiculous, and Mary J. Blige’s soon-to-be ex-husband Kendu Issacs crossed over into the ridiculous territory a long time ago. However he clearly is attempting to outdo himself because now he’s holding some of the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul’s personal belongings and absolutely refusing to give them back. From […]

All good things must come to an end and that also pertains to the viral challenges that spread like wildfire across social media platforms. Leading up to Thanksgiving, the hottest Internet challenge was the #UNameItChallenge that featured the music and sermon of Shirley Caesar. Everyone who participated had fun with it and even Caesar herself […]

This time last year Patti LaBelle and her famous sweet potato pie was a viral sensation, thanks to the highly popular video of James Wright Chanel literally singing the pie’s praises. As a result, Wal-Mart (which sells her pies) couldn’t keep them in stock, causing fans to drive out of their way to taste what […]

One of the things that is practically guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit is beautiful holiday music. It’s even better when it’s being sung by some of the most legendary voices in the game. This is the sentiment that is propelling VH1 to not only bring back its popular “Divas” concert series, but […]

Right as she is gearing up to release her new album, Mary J. Blige has also found herself in the middle of a divorce, one that appears to be getting messier by the day. Not only has the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul decided to end her long marriage to her former manager Kendu Issacs, but […]

It’s barely been a week since the news broke that legendary former Chicago Bulls player Scottie Pippen had filed for divorce from his wife of 19 years, Larsa Pippen. In that short period of time the allegations and rumors have been flying like crazy, including Larsa’s alleged infidelity with rapper Future to Scottie reportedly being possessive […]

As the world unwillingly comes to grips with the fact that The Obamas are leaving The White House and reflecting on the change and inspiration they have given us over the years, there is a realization that we should be celebrating The First Family before they leave. BET Network has been tapped to host a […]

It seems like with each passing day another black celebrity finds themselves on the wrong side of the black community by supporting “all lives matter” over black lives matter. The latest celebrity to find themselves in the crosshairs of #WokeTwitter and beyond is none other than American Idol winner Fantasia. Her fans and critics were […]

When it was first announced back in April that Janet Jackson was putting her world tour on hold to pursue starting a family, many fans were left disappointed that they wouldn’t get to see the icon in concert anytime soon. However when it was finally revealed in May that Janet was indeed pregnant and obviously […]