‘Master of None’ writer Lena Waithe is the first black woman to be nominated for an Emmy for comedy writing
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‘Master of None’ writer Lena Waithe is the first black woman to be nominated for an Emmy for comedy writing

MASTER OF None writer Lena Waithe is the first black woman to be nominated for an Emmy for comedy writing. The 33-year-old, who earned the nod for writing, with show star and co-creator Aziz Ansari, the “Thanksgiving” episode of the hit show, said she was surprised to learn of her history-making feat. “I didn’t know I … Continue reading

Stormzy is ‘bookies favourite’ to take home the prestigious Mercury Prize Award this year
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Stormzy is ‘bookies favourite’ to take home the prestigious Mercury Prize Award this year

SOUTH LONDON rapper Stormzy is the bookies favourite to take home the prestigious Mercury Prize Award this year, according to the Independent The 24-year-old star, who released his critically-acclaimed debut album, Gang Signs & Prayer earlier this year, will go head to head with friend and collaborator Ed Sheeran, fellow UK wordsmith J Hus and … Continue reading

Kanye West sends teen paralysed from the shoulders down customised Yeezys after being “inspired” by his story
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Kanye West sends teen paralysed from the shoulders down customised Yeezys after being “inspired” by his story

KANYE WEST sent a teen paralysed from the shoulders down a pair of customised Yeezys after being moved by his story. Tyler Wesley was involved in a car accident some years back, which left him with life-changing injuries and was told by doctors that he would never walk again. The Colorado native said of his … Continue reading

Chance The Rapper will donate his Grammy Award to Chicago’s Museum of African American History to help “build it up”
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Chance The Rapper will donate his Grammy Award to Chicago’s Museum of African American History to help “build it up”

CHANCE THE Rapper is donating his 2016 Grammy Award for Best Rap album to Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the charitable rapper’s announcement at the museum’s 100 Night Of Stars gala surprised the audience in attendance. He said during his speech that he wants to make the museum ‘a … Continue reading

Chance The Rapper, 24, becomes youngest recipient of BET’s Humanitarian Award
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Chance The Rapper, 24, becomes youngest recipient of BET’s Humanitarian Award

CHANCE THE Rapper became the youngest recipient of the Humanitarian Award in the 16-year history of the BET Awards last night (June 25). The 24-year-old Chicago-born rapper was honoured with the gong for “positively impacting both local and national communities,” most notably Chicago public schools, to which he donated $1 million this past March. The … Continue reading