Grammys To Honor Dr. Dre For Trailblazing Production Work

Dr. Dre, who has produced hits for Eminem, Tupac, Snoop Dogg and more, will be honored by the Recording Academy for his trailblazing production work. The Recording Academy announced Friday that its Producers & Engineers Wing will pay tribute the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on Jan. 22 at Village Studios in Los Angeles.…

Queen Latifah receives Harvard black culture award

Music artist and actress Queen Latifah was among the honorees recognized by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture. Harvard awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal to Queen Latifah and six other recipients on Tuesday, according to the Cambridge, Massachusetts, school's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. Other honorees include…

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. nominated for Rock And Roll Hall of Fame

Hip-hop legend The Notorious B.I.G and music icon Whitney Houston have been included amongst the latest group of musicians to be nominated for induction into the esteemed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. According to NPR, this week The 2020 class was announced this week and joining Biggie and Houston on that list are The…

Cambridge University: ‘Stormzy effect’ helps rise in black students

The "Stormzy effect" has contributed to more black students being admitted to the University of Cambridge, it has said. For the first time, black students made up more than 3% of new undergraduates, according to figures released by the university. Grime artist Stormzy has pledged to fund the tuition fees and living costs of two…

Tyler Perry Makes History with ‘Tyler Perry Studios’

Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry made history by being the very first black person to own a major film studio. On Saturday, A-list celebrities came to celebrate with him at his grand opening gala in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the guests who attended the historic event were Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Whoopi Goldberg, Vanessa Williams, BeyoncĂ©,…
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