Usher's new album 'Hard II Love' arrives just in time for cuffing season.

The Bible speaks of manna from heaven. Old Testament indeed, compared to what’s being showered upon Celebration Church in Lakeville. “I’m still a bit overwhelmed,” confesses Lisa Lundstrom, the church’s chief financial officer. “It’s nuts!” Lundstrom’s amazement began in December when a longtime church usher passed away, leaving his home and its contents to the […]


Usher may be the reigning King of R&B, but, right now, we’re pretty sure he’s feeling like the King of the World.” The soulful singer…

President Obama was able to mobilize youth voters of color in unprecedented numbers through hip-hop and other venues. Can the 2016 presidential candidates do the same?

  Usher has secretly married his manager, and long time girlfriend, Grace Miguel.  They have been a couple since 2009, and have been engaged since January.  It was rumored that they had been working on plans to tie the knot in Atlanta surrounded by family and friends, but apparently they decided to ditch their wedding plans and elope.  The […]

Usher made a bold statement with his attire at the Essence Music Festival this weekend. Not widely known for his political opinions, the singer appeared…

  BET just released the names of the honorees for the 8th annual BET Honors awards show. Superstar rapper Kanye West will receive the Visionary Award, Usher will received the Musical Arts Award, while Phylicia Rashad will receive the Theatrical Arts Award. Johnneta Betsch Cole, director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art […]

Every 26 seconds in the U.S. a student drops out of school. This costs taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars in lost revenue, health care,…