Arts & Entertainment

Articles on television, film, music, and other elements of Black popular culture from NewsOne.

Fresh off the success of hi “Yes We Can” anthem, Will I Am of the Black Eyed Peas has debuted a new video, “It’s a New Day.” While the songs has no celebrity appearances like “Yes We Can,” there are several celebrity cameos. While there are no Obama references in the song, it is clearly […]

Will Smith appeared on Oprah yesterday and talked about his experience finding out that Obama would be president. He says he was with his family and cried uncontrollably. Watch Will Smith On Oprah After The Jump

There has been speculation on the state of Katt Williams since he missed an appearance on the Conan O’Brien show Wednesday. Early yesterday morning, he was arrested on weapons charges with a ten man entourage.

With President-elect Barack Obama’s historic election run now complete, Atlanta rap star Ludacris is finally breaking his silence on Obama’s marked criticism of his July dedication song.

UPDATE: Speculation of BMF Involvement in Stewart’s Death According to LiveSteez Police are also withholding official details about the untimely death. Still, speculation amongst industry insiders is beginning to make its rounds, with some suggesting that the demise of the A&R star might be related to his involvement with the infamous Black Mafia Family. Though […]

Attention, Mr. president-elect: Come Inauguration Day, Beyonce is at your service.

DETROIT (AP) — A basketball official says the Denver Nuggets have traded former MVP Allen Iverson to the Detroit Pistons for Chauncey Billups and Antonio McDyess. The official spoke Monday to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the trade had not been announced. Detroit was determined to shake up its core last summer […]

The Isiah Thomas camp continues to deny the claim by Harrison, NY police that it was a “47-year-old man lying on the floor, unconscious from an accidental overdose of prescription sleeping pills” who was rushed via ambulance from the home of the basketball great, and not his 17-year-old daughter, as Thomas’ family has stated. Time […]

In what may be the biggest October surprise in political history several prominent supervillains have come out of hiding to endorse McCain. The endorsements come from as far as Cybertron to Springfield from a diverse range of power-hungry, evil maniacs. These endorsements may give John McCain an edge in the key evil villain demographic.

It is tragic that it takes an incident like the murder of Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew for people to focus on an issue like domestic violence in urban African-American communities. Domestic violence is often ignored by society and the mainstream media,  although it is a serious issue for women of all races, backgrounds […]

The former Knicks executive who won more than $11 million in a sexual harassment suit against Isiah Thomas says she doesn’t feel sorry for the fallen Knicks coach — even if he was hospitalized after taking too many sleeping pills.

Jennifer Hudson’s sister, Julia Hudson, 31, asked that the public look for her son, saying he answers to the nicknames Juice Box and Dr. King. She added that her famous sister was in Chicago on Saturday, a day after she called her in hysterics. Jennifer Hudson’s fiance, who answered the phone, couldn’t understand Julia Hudson […]