Tag Archives: Entertainers

15Feb/20

Designer Brands Announces Business Partnership With Global Superstar Jennifer Lopez To Develop Footwear And Handbag Collection

Designer Brands Inc. (NYSE:DBI), one of North America’s largest footwear and accessories retailers, today announced a business partnership with music and entertainment powerhouse Jennifer Lopez. The legendary artist, style icon, and entrepreneur will partner with Designer Brands to develop and produce the JLO JENNIFER LOPEZ collection, a line of footwear and handbags. The collection will be sold exclusively at DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse stores in the United States and Canada, and online at DSW.com. The footwear line is poised to debut in Spring 2020 with handbags to follow. Read More

28Jan/18

2018 Grammys: Will hip-hop finally even the score?

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 25, 2018) (REUTERS) – After several near misses and heaps of outrage, this could finally be hip-hop and R&B’s year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (January 28) where rappers Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar dominate nominations for the top prizes on the biggest night in music. Continue reading

28Jan/18

Jay-Z is honored with The Recording Academy’s President Merit Award

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 27, 2018) (REUTERS) – Rapper Jay-Z received The Recording Academy’s President Merit Award at Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy party on Saturday (January 27) in New York. Continue reading

27Jan/18

Janet Jackson presents Missy Elliot with the 2018 Essence Black Women in Music honor

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 25, 2018) (REUTERS) – Essence magazine honored Missy Elliot at its 9th annual Black Women In Music on Thursday (January 25).
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17Nov/17

Trump tweets about Al ‘Frankenstien’: ‘where do his hands go?’

INTERNET (NOVEMBER 16, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – TWITTER VIA DONALD TRUMP – U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in on the sexual harassment allegations against Senator Al Franken on Thursday (November 16), calling the Democrat “Frankenstein” on Twitter. Continue reading

30Oct/17

‘House of Cards’ to end amid Spacey allegation

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Netflix Inc’s groundbreaking political drama “House of Cards” will end after its upcoming sixth season, the company said on Monday (October 30), one day after a sexual misconduct allegation emerged against star Kevin Spacey. Continue reading

30Oct/17

Kevin Spacey apologizes to actor Anthony Rapp, says he lives life as a gay man

INTERNET (OCTOBER 29, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA) – Kevin Spacey apologized on Sunday (October 29) to fellow actor Anthony Rapp for a 1986 incident in which Rapp said Spacey made a sexual advance to him when Rapp was only 14. Continue reading

26Sep/17

Cardi B makes music history

Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” is officially the No. 1 song in the US on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. This makes her the first solo female rapper to top the chart since Lauryn Hill in 1998 and only the fifth female rapper to ever have a No. 1 hit.

18Sep/17

Trump lampooned, Spicer surprise appearance at Emmys

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 17, 2017) (TELEVISION ACADEMY / CBS TELEVISION NETWORK) – The Emmy awards show was peppered with political jokes and pointed speeches on Sunday (September 17), as host Stephen Colbert took shots at U.S. President Donald Trump and Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance. Continue reading

20Aug/17

Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday (August 20) of “natural causes” at the age of 91, his family said. Continue reading