At the beginning of the “New Jack Swing” movement, Teddy Riley played an integral part in the late Johnny Kemp’s success. His production on Kemp’s 1988 single “Just Got Paid” helped propel the track to a top 10 Billboard single that stayed on the charts for 21 weeks before it was nominated for a GRAMMY award […]

  After going through the horrific tragedy of being the last person to speak to Trayvon Martin before he was murdered and the subsequent testimony, things for Rachel Jeantel are looking up. She was offered a scholarship to any HBCU by radio host Tom Joyner. Last night, Jeantel and Joyner were guests on Nancy Grace’s […]


After having everything from her reputation to her IQ lambasted in the media and online for weeks, it came as refreshing news on Tuesday that acclaimed radio host Tom Joyner offered Rachel Jeantel, 19, friend of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, a full scholarship to any HBCU in the country. *insert hearty applause and a bittersweet […]

Throughout the Trayvon Martin case, Rachel Jeantel‘s testimony was the most difficult to watch. Jeantel was the last person to speak to Trayvon Martin before being killed by George Zimmerman who was found not guilty on July 13. Jeantel was deemed as an implausible source due to her ‘lack of education.’ The 19-year-old was berated […]

After being taken to task by Tom Joyner on his blog and making headlines nationwide for his comments about fat people, Tyrese apologized via his Twitter account. This morning…

Radio host Tom Joyner had a lot to say Monday morning about the Washington Washington Football Team coach, Mike Shanahan, comparing him to slave master Calvin Candie (played by Leonardo Dicaprio) in the movie Django: Unchained. Joyner believed that RGIII should have never played in the wildcard game on Sunday, and that ulitmately Shanahan should be responsible for […]

After being dismissed from “The X-Factor,” rapper Astro spoke to Tom Joyner about his future plans. The 15-year-old from Brooklyn made it to the final seven and was a favorite of judge L.A. Reid. Immediately after his departure rumors began to surface of him signing to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label. “I don’t have a check […]

When Shaquille O'Neal married his now ex-wife Shaunie O'Neal in 2002, he had no idea that relationship would propel her and other women into the spotlight as "Basketball Wives." But now that Shaunie's ballin' on her own, what does Shaq think about the show? And is there any chance of a "Basketball Husbands" spinoff?

Melanie Fiona was one of the R&B stars to perform at the 2011 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion in Orlando during Labor Day weekend, and she shut it down!

Hear what President Obama had to say to Black America about issues affecting African Americans. Plus, he addresses his haters in the Black community.

After Tom Joyner stated on the air that Foxy Brown was kicked off of his Fantastic Voyage cruise ship, the radio host admits that the rumors were blown out of proportion. In addition, he states that Foxy departed the boat as she was originally scheduled to. However, Tom Joyner insists that reports that she went […]