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1980s Icon Irene Cara Has Died

Irena Cara, best known for her work on Flashdance and Fame, has passed away at the age of 63. Her publicist broke the news on social media (via Deadline) and a cause of death has not been provided at this time. She will be remembered for her numerous award-winning contributions to the world of music and acting. Irena Cara performed and co-wrote…

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‘Wakanda Forever’ Generates $180M On Opening Weekend, Here’s What Black America Has To Say

Anne Brown, The Moguldom Nation – “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” swooped in over the weekend and saved a dreary box office. Moviegoers have been hesitant to spend money on films this fall, but they turned out for the second installment of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s “Black Panther” tale. “Wakanda Forever” raked in a whopping $180 million…

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Mariah Carey Announces Special Holiday Shows “Merry Christmas To All!”

by youknowigotsoul.com – Mariah Carey has become known as the Queen of Christmas, and she will come through for her fans once again with a special holiday engagement this year. Her latest Christmas shows, titled “Merry Christmas To All!”, will celebrate the global icon’s catalog of classic holiday songs. The special two-date only run will…

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‘American Idol’ Runner-Up Willie Spence Dies at 23

By Gil Kaufman billboard.com – Willie Spence, the Georgia singer who stole viewers’ hearts during his run to second place on the 2021 season of American Idol, has died. The news was shared by fellow Idol alum Katharine McPhee-Foster, who wrote in her Instagram story on Tuesday (Oct. 11) that she’d just received the news…

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‘Family Matters’ Cast To Reunite For Holiday Film

The cast of Family Matters is reuniting this holiday season with a Christmas film debuting digitally in Nov. 2022. by Alexis Reese, BET -According to VIBE, original cast members Kellie Shanygne Williams and JoMarie Payton will be seen together for A Family Matters Christmas. Directed by LaVern Whitt, the film follows three siblings who get tapped by the “forgotten…

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Rap star Coolio dies at age 59

by City News Service Coolio, the Compton-raised rapper who achieved international fame with the 1990s Grammy-winning single “Gangsta’s Paradise,” has died in Los Angeles at age 59. The rapper’s manager told TMZ.com that Coolio–whose real name was Artis Leon Ivey Jr–collapsed in a bathroom at a friend’s house on Wednesday. When he didn’t come out of…

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Beyonce and JAY-Z to HBCUs’ rescue

(Medium, Inc.) Two million dollars are being donated to HBCUs via Beyoncé and JAY-Z who partnered with Tiffany & Co. Over the last few years, HBCUs have been struggling financially, some have practically closed their doors, especially after the Covid-pandemic. Per HBCU Lifestyle, historically black colleges or universities (HBCUs) are schools that were founded on…

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