MJ The Weekly Read

Leave Michael Jackson Alone

by Michael Arceneaux

In a combination of greed and not knowing when to leave well enough alone, Epic Records has announced that they will soon release… Read More

Beyonce This Happened

Beyonce Sued By Members of Her 'Hive'

by Michael Arceneaux

First up: shade from NeNe Leakes. When asked about the alleged fight between Porsha Williams and Kenya Moore at The Real Housewives… Read More

Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman on DeSean Jackson's "Gang Ties"

by #teamEBONY

Richard Sherman on why professional athletes often keep friends from the "old neighborhood." I’m… Read More

Rihanna Steers Clear of Tyler Perry?

Rihanna Steers Clear of Tyler Perry?

by Cecily Michelle

Rihanna Avoiding Tyler Perry Movie Roles An insider close to Rihanna claims she’s “under a… Read More

frankie knuckles

Enduring: A DJ’s Dedication to Frankie Knuckles

by Kevin McFall

The summer of 1982, the last season of DJ Frankie Knuckles’s residency at the Warehouse club at 206 South Jefferson Street… Read More

The Humor Code

Stand-Up Comedy Invented by a Black Comedian?

by Slate

According to some historians, Charley Case was the first person to perform stand-up as we know it today. There’s… Read More

Janelle Monae Updates David Bowie's 'Heroes' in New Cover - Premiere

David Bowie's Heroes Covered by Janelle Monae

by #teamEBONY

Janelle Monae covers David Bowie for new Pepsi campaign. Ask Janelle Monae if she was scared or nervous to cover… Read More

‘An African City’ Gives Ghana Its Own ‘Girlfriends’<br />

‘An African City’ Gives Ghana Its Own ‘Girlfriends’

by Kevin L. Clark

A new Internet series has made a splash, and it’s frequently described as Africa’s answer to Sex and the City… Read More

frankie knuckles

Frankie Knuckles, the Godfather of House Music, Speaks! [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

by Margena A. Christian

As a kid growing up in the South Bronx, the late Frankie Knuckles (who passed away March 31 at the age of 59) never dreamed of being… Read More

Marvin Gaye

What’s the Greatest Marvin Gaye Song of All Time? [POLL]

by #teamEBONY

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Marvin Gaye, an irreplaceable presence in soul music that’s never been filled… Read More

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