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  Idris Elba is a man of many talents. Aside from starring roles in television and film, he’s a director, a DJ, and now, he’s running a record label.  The gorgeous actor who is gearing up to marry Sabrina Dowhre just...
You may have seen Tanya Acker on her hit CBS show, Hot Bench, and if you haven’t, you should definitely check it out. The Emmy-nominated series was created by Judge Judy  and airs five days a week, adding a...
For the inaugural episode of our new series, Black Glam, TheGrio.com's Chief Content Officer, Amy Dubois Barnett interviewed celebrity stylist and our style correspondent, Johnny Wright, about his road to success and learned he was a bit of a...
  Tamar Braxton may be a beautiful, award-winning singer and reality star, but that doesn't mean she doesn't struggle like the rest of us. She recently shared a throwback photo on Instagram and explained that she has dealt with major...
  Serena Williams is already speaking out about discriminatory drug testing she is experiencing but she's not all about the downside of her incredible tennis career. She recently sat down with renowned designer, Zac Posen, for his Yahoo Lifestyle miniseries,...
Whitney Houston fans are in for a soberest when the highly-anticipated documentary, Whitney, hits theaters on July 6. The powerful documentary directed by Kevin MacDonald reveals several startling truths about the late superstar. Pat Houston executive produced the film...
Danai Gurira stole the world's heart when she killed the role of Okoye, the leader of the Dora Milaje, in Marvel's blockbuster, Black Panther, but there are even more reasons to love this phenomenal actress, playwright, and activist. This week's episode...
The fourth installment of The Purge franchise will take us all the way back to the beginning when The First Purge hits theaters on July 4. The film stars Insecure bae, Y'lan Noel and Lex Scott Davis as two people...
T.I. is a busy man. Aside from his music career, he's also a father, an activist, and an actor whose gearing up for the premiere of his new BET reality competition show, The Grand Hustle, and appearing in Marvel's latest...
Kendrick Lamar is breaking all the rules. After receiving 29 Grammy nominations and winning 12, and becoming the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize, he is gracing the cover of Vanity Fair. Here are 5 things we learned from...
Micheal B. Jordan just found his new TV family and we can’t wait for his Netflix show, Raising Dion, to hit the streaming service next year.  Ja’Siah Young will star as ‘Dion Reese,’ a curious, playful, and intelligent 7-year-old boy...
  Queen Latifah is prepping a new project that sounds pretty good to us. According to Variety, she has teamed up with Electus to create a travel docuseries that will feature female comedians traveling with their famous friends. As of now,...
  LeToya Luckett is one happy lady. The former Destiny's Child member just revealed she's pregnant. This will be the first child for Luckett and second for her husband, Tommicus Walker. The singer and actress shared the good news on Instagram...
Braxton Family Values fans may be out of luck if these rumors are true. According to reports, Trina, Tamar, Towanda, Traci, and Tamar Braxton are boycotting their hit reality show until their contracts are renegotiated with WeTV and Magical Elves...
Tons of stars hit the red carpet at the BET Awards on Sunday and we caught up with a few of our favorites to find out their thoughts on the political power of the entertainment industry. Bozoma Saint John,...
Cardi B and Offset celebrated the impending arrival of their daughter with a lavish, star-studded baby shower in Atlanta and by the looks of the photos and videos, it was lit, indeed. The rapper told Rolling Stone she didn't want...
  It's not often that a film manages to deliver a story as compelling, moving, heartbreaking, and uplifting as Sprinter. The film racked up several awards at the American Black Film Festival in Miami earlier this month including Best Narrative, Best...
In addition to their Facebook Watch Series, What Had Happened Was, Netflix's @StrongBlackLead channel launched a series of conversations featuring its talent called, Did We Just Become Best Friends? The series that features talent from the streaming service's diverse roster...
  Damon Dash is serious when it comes to his paper and that's why he's suing Lee Daniels for the second time. The Roc-A-Fella mogul sued the Empire creator in 2014 for $25 million over an unrepaid loan that was allegedly...
There's a new tool to help folks figure out what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace thanks to a new PSA released by #TimesUp. Rashida Jones directed the animated video that's narrated by none other than Donald Glover (aka...