Canadian rapper Drake feels the same sense of entitlement as Beyonce, Viola Davis and other urban stars who only feel validated when their achievements are recognized by their Caucasian counterparts.
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Today’s Word of the Day is brought to you by Grammy Award-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles. The 35-year-old mother-of-3 used “Profundity” in proper context during her prepared Grammy acceptance speech on Sunday night.
For the first time in history, a record 6 black actors were nominated for Academy Awards. But actress Viola Davis denies the rise in black nominations is in response to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that nearly disrupted the 2016 Academy Awards.
Oscar nominated actress Viola Davis received the first Hollywood Walk of Fame star of the new year. Davis, 51, said she once dreamed of getting her own star as a child. Her idols were living legends Cicely Tyson and Meryl Streep.
Superstar Janelle Monáe looked regal and splendiferous on the red carpet at the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival and Awards Gala held in Palm Springs, Calif. on Monday. Other stars who attended the festival included Monáe’s ‘Hidden Figures’ co-star Octavia Spencer, Tom Hanks, Suzanne Somers, Mahershala Ali, Nicole Kidman, Kristen Dunst, and more.
Usher Raymond was honored with his own Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday. Also in attendance was the legendary musician Stevie Wonder.
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ATL Live on the Park’s 4th annual Hip Hop Pro Awards was held at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Music industry veterans Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols honored key VIPs at the forefront of Atlanta’s Hip Hop Culture, including rap mogul Ludacris, pictured here with his wife Eudoxie Bridges.
knighted an Officer of the British Empire by Prince William in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Elba received the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire award for his excellence in acting drama.
Elba is pictured above with his elegant mom.
Old skool rapper Foxy Brown was honored with a proclamation and key to the city by the president of the Borough of Brooklyn. According to Hip Hop DX, Brown and Rev. Run’s son Diggy Simmons were honored with the proclamations at the Leaders of Tomorrow event in Brooklyn.
Brown, who doesn’t rap much anymore, spends her days posting Instagram.com Selfies of her ample assets, such as the image above.