Translating Mariah Carey’s Shadiest Moments on ‘WWHL’

When it comes to throwing shade, Mariah Carey can hang with the best of ‘em. She’s quick-witted, funny and takes no prisoners, even if they’re her fellow divas. Madonna, Jennifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera are just a handful of those who’ve been slashed over the years by the blade know as Mimi’s tongue. So you […]

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Maxine Faces Tough Choice on Newly-Renewed ‘Carmichael Show’

Would you turn down assistance from a family member knowing full well you really could use it? That’s the dilemma Maxine faced on the latest episode of “The Carmichael Show” when her wealthy father comes to town to celebrate her graduation. Maxine’s father, Grant North, has “unreasonably high standards” and she worries whether he will […]

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WATCH: Top 5 Moments from Drake’s ‘SNL’ Appearance

I like Drake. Yes, there are scores — and I do mean scores — of teens and adults who salivate over the Canadian-born singer-rapper daily. His contribution to Rihanna’s spicy joint “Work” and his hits like “One Dance” give them more reasons to drool, but my affinity for him is different. Drake’s favorability rating with me rises after he […]

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‘Empire’ Star’s Tweet Suggests He’s Leaving Hit Series

*SPOILER ALERT* Is Jussie Smollett leaving “Empire”? That’s the question fans of the Fox hit are trying to answer after the star posted a cryptic message on Twitter today. In the message, posted shortly after midnight, Smollett, 32, said he’s enjoyed his time on the series but it’s time to “make a record & some […]

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Actress Says She Didn’t Want Iconic ‘Coming to America’ Role

Though it’s been nearly 30 years since we saw Vanessa Bell Calloway as Princess Imani in “Coming to America,” many people can’t help but sing “she’s your queen to be” when they see her today. Yep, girlfriend still looks amazing. “I work out. I don’t drink any sodas or coffee. The only thing I drink is tea […]

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‘Ghost Brothers’ Series Breaks Barriers, Adds ‘Soul’ to Ghost Hunting TV

Something strange in your neighborhood? Who you gonna call? Ghost Brothers! An all-girls remake of the 1984 classic “Ghostbusters” hits theaters this summer, but an Atlanta-based ghost hunting trio is letting everyone know that they ain’t afraid of no ghosts. Meet the stars of “Ghost Brothers,” Destination America’s new paranormal series: Juwan Mass, 31; Dalen […]

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Singer Andra Day on Her ‘Rise Up,’ Lessons Learned as Stevie Wonder’s Protégé

If Eartha Kitt and Amy Winehouse had a baby, Andra Day would surely be her. NPR made a similar comparison last August, about two weeks before her debut album “Cheers to the Fall” dropped, when it said Day has Kitt’s “unflappable confidence” and Amy Winehouse’s “effortless grasp of classic jazz.” This may be true, but […]

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