TIDAL X: BROOKLYN – Lil Wayne, Lauryn Hill, Meek Mill and more

BROOKLYN, New York — TIDAL X: BROOKLYN just announced that the lineup for the philanthropic concert in Brooklyn on Tuesday, October 23 will be Lil Wayne, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Meek Mill, Anderson .Paak, Kaskade, Normani, Kodak Black, Teyana Taylor, Lil Kim, Bazzi, Black Thought, Tom Morello, Lil Skies, Mozart La Para, Queen Naija, The Lox,…

Colin Kaepernick accepts W.E.B. Du Bois Medal from Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — Athlete and social activist Colin Kaepernick accepted the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal from Harvard on Thursday before an exhilarated crowd that included some 150 local high school students, declaring that people in positions of privilege and power have a “responsibility” to speak up for the powerless. “People live with this every single…

Cardi B Performs at Global Citizen Festival

NEW YORK, New York — Cardi B performed Drip at the Global Citizen Festival. This was her first performance since giving birth. In a video she posted to instagram, she expressed to her audience to do something to make a change within the community. Global Citizen is a social action platform for a global generation…

Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle To Receive Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Medal

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — Athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick and activist and comedian Dave Chappelle are among the eight distinguished people who will receive the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal at the sixth annual Hutchins Center Honors presented by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University. Honorees also include Kenneth I. Chenault,…

Rihanna Closes Out Fashion Week with Diamond Ball

NEW YORK, New York — Rihanna continues to establish her legacy as a fashion icon and philanthropist following her New York Fashion Week runway show of her Savage x Fenty lingerie line — and her fourth annual Diamond Ball, benefiting her Clara Lionel foundation. At her Fashion Week runway show on Wednesday, Rihanna celebrated “Womanhood”…

Janet Jackson, Jamie Foxx, Michael B. Jordan, Karrueche Tran Celebrate the 13th Annual LudaDay Weekend

ATLANTA, Georgia — Rapper, actor and philanthropist – Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, celebrated another star-studded LudaDay Weekend in Atlanta this past holiday weekend. Guests from all over America came out to support this series of charitable events hosted by some of the top entertainers, actors, influencers and athletes in the industry. Thursday was the official kick-off…

Beyonce gives $100,000 to 4 historically black colleges

INDIO, California  — Following her historic performance at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival by becoming the first Black woman to headline in the festival’s 19-year run — Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announced the four schools to receive the newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Universities, Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman,…