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Reggie Watts Breaks Down Discussing Racial Discrimination on 'The Late Late Show'

The Late Late Show with James Corden was appropriately somber on Monday night (June 1) in the midst of the Black Lives Matter protests happening across America in response to the death of George Floyd. After opening the show with an impassioned plea for viewers to focus on the message “of the protestors who have […]

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Rihanna, Ricky Martin, Green Day, Katy Perry, Normani & Many Others Honor BlackOut Tuesday

The acts are posting black boxes on this day (June 2) of disconnecting from work to focus on community. The music industry is taking a pause today (June 2) to observe what is being called “BlackOut Tuesday” (as well as #TheShowMustBePaused), an effort calling for “a day to disconnect from work and reconnect with our […]

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#BlackOutTuesday: What #TheShowMustBePaused Means for Music

Today, June 2, individuals and organizations throughout the music industry are observing a “blackout” in response to the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other Black citizens at the hands of police. #TheShowMustBePaused is an opportunity to disrupt the work week for an industry that profits massively from Black art and culture. It’s not a day to disconnect from the issue […]

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Tyler, the Creator Couldn't Care Less About GOLF Store Damage During L.A. George Floyd Protests

Between his fan-favorite GOLF store getting damaged during the Los Angeles, Calif. protests and the four white cops who murdered an innocent Black man named George Floyd last week in Minnesota, Tyler, the Creator is only condemning one of these acts. Graffiti marked up the local rapper’s avant-garde flagship store located on 350 N Fairfax Ave. while […]

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Gunna Turns Rooftop 'Wunna' Livestream Show Into George Floyd Benefit: 'Police Have Been Killing Us for Years'

After announcing a Los Angeles rooftop livestream to support his recently released Wunna album, rapper Gunna shared on Saturday morning (May 30) that that’s night show would shift its focus to be a fundraiser for the George Floyd Memorial Fund. “This live performance has been scheduled weeks , I was goin to cancel it due […]

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Gunna Livestreams George Floyd Benefit Concert

Over the weekend Gunna live streamed a special concert benefiting the family of George Floyd, the man who was murdered by Minneapolis police on May 25. The 26-year-old rapper performed his new album, Wunna, on the terrace of a Los Angeles mansion. Gunna informed that the live concert had been planned for weeks, but as […]

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Jay-Z Says Justice for George Floyd is ‘A First Step’ for Healing America

Talk is good, action is better. That’s the spirit of a post from Jay-Z, who is calling on Attorney General Keith Ellison to prosecute those responsible for the killing of George Floyd to the “fullest extent of the law.” Jay-Z, like so many other musicians around the U.S. and the rest of the world, has […]

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Lizzo Sends Heartfelt Message to Minneapolis Protestors: 'I Love You, I See You, I Hear You'

Lizzo has shared a heartfelt message with protestors in Minneapolis, who have taken to the city’s streets over the death of George Floyd. The 32-year-old “Truth Hurts” rapper, who lived in Minneapolis early in her career, took to social media Saturday (May 30) to offer words of support and encouragement after some businesses in the […]

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J. Cole Joins Protesters in His Native North Carolina

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder by police, cities across America have erupted in protest. Over the weekend, J. Cole took the streets in solidarity with nationwide anti-racism protests in his hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fans spotted the rapper, along with fellow Fayetteville native and NBA player Dennis Smith, among the people. People present […]

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Lil Wayne Drops 'Funeral' Deluxe Album Ft. Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Wayne has dropped off the deluxe version of his latest album Funeral, boasting eight new tracks with features from Lil Uzi Vert, Jessie Reyez, Benny the Butcher, and more. Weezy surprised fans when he dropped the extended album last night after his latest episode of Young Money Radio. The new tracks feature guest appearances from Lil Uzi Vert on […]