The Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets will face-off in the “October Classic” starting Tuesday night and the Mets will start off the series as a slight favorite.


In a few days, NBA rookies around the league will seek to prove they’ve earned their spot in the league, lest they be named a bust. However, sometimes it’s all about giving back. Before playing in his first regular season game, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and his brother Rahlir decided to give his mother a nice little gift: a house. “She […]


It’s not easy to conquer the big screen. For many, Hollywood is seen as a place where only a few are handed the keys to showcase their talents. Instead of simply being given the keys, Viola Davis emphatically barged her way into the realms of acting. The venerable actress has received awards, magazine covers, and […]


So far, September has proven to be one of the better months in 2015. Despite having to say goodbye to the summer, we were able to smile on occasion because of several A-listers. Watching J.Cole nab his first platinum album with 2014 Forest Hills Drive and being able to witness first hand the resurrection of […]

Janet Jackson has released Unbreakable, her first full-length solo LP since 2008’s Discipline. The 17-track project, which is executive produced by long-time collaborators Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, features guest appearances from J. Cole on “No Sleeep” and Missy Elliot on “BURNITUP!” “It’s wonderful to be creating again with Janet,” Jam and Lewis said in […]

Fox TV Group co-chief told Vulture that discussions of an 'Empire' spin-off show have officially started.

The Sound

Another year of the Afropunk festival in Brooklyn, NY, is done, and there were plenty of highlights from this time around. While everyone will talk about the fashion side of it, which is without a doubt better than anything happening in Williamsburg, the musical lineup is always strong. But aside from the slayage of headliners like Grace […]

Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker is ready to broaden his legendary acting career even further. He’ll be making his Broadway debut in the Eugene O’Neill play, Hughie, next spring. Hughie is set in a New York City hotel lobby, and Whitaker will play Erie Smith, a drunkard who frequents the hotel and reminisces on his youth with the hotel’s clerk. […]

LeBron James is paying it forward by covering the college tuition of over one thousand kids with the help of his "I Promise" program.


We should now put all doubts aside: Serena Williams is one of the best athletes in the world. No other sport has seen anyone like her. It was not merely confirmed when she won her 21st Grand Slam trophy at the 2015 Wimbledon tournament. Nor was it that she completed the Serena Slam for the second time in her career and […]


When the Williams sisters played each other at Wimbledon today, it was a somber demonstration of their places in the sport. This rare encounter was a contrast to over a decade ago when they would meet almost every other month. As was the case this morning, it can be difficult to watch the siblings play each other as […]


Russell Wilson is head over heels for Ciara and it’s probably the most adorable thing we’ve ever seen. During a recent appearance, Russell gushed over the Jackie beauty. “That’s my girlfriend,” he said proudly. “She’s everything you could ever want.” Ci Ci and Russell, dubbed Russci by the Internet, began dating six months ago after […]