H.E.R. Releases 'Vol. 2–The B Sides' [STREAM]

Listen to the new project from H.E.R. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

Young Dolph Drops New Album 'Thinking Out Loud' [LISTEN]

Young Dolph is back with a new album. Listen to ‘Thinking Out Loud’ here. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

Reports of XXXTentacion Signing a $6 Million Deal With Capitol Music Group Are Being Disputed

A source close to the situation is disputing the reports. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

Ken Chenault to Retire From AmEx, Leaving Just 3 Black CEOs at Fortune 500 Companies

On Wednesday, Kenneth Chenault announced that he is retiring from American Express in February 2018 after serving as the company’s chief executive for the past 16 years. This leaves just three black executives leading America’s largest companies: Ken Frazier of Merck; Roger Ferguson of TIAA; and JCPenney’s Marvin Ellison.   (Image: Ken Chenault)   Back in…

[Video] Baron Davis Launches BIG Summit

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis, nicknamed “B-Diddy,” has been heavily active in the tech community in the past couple of years but recently, we are definitely starting to feel a lot more of his presence. There is no lack of summits or events to attend in the Bay Area. After launching the Black Santa Co., late last…

The Woman Furthering Obama’s ‘Every Student Succeeds’ Quest

Lillian Lowery is a woman on a mission. The vice president for P-12 Policy and Practice at the Education Trust, the education advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., Lowery has deep experience in the trenches not only as a teacher of English, as well as a high school assistant principal and principal, but also as…

Cardi B Performs 'Bodak Yellow' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' [WATCH]

Watch Cardi B on ‘Kimmel Live.’ Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

Black Female Crowdfunding Executive On Opportunities for Black Founders

Florence Hardy is CEO of truCrowd Illinois, a state-level equity crowdfunding platform allowing Illinois residents to invest in startups. She is also COO of Fundanna-an equity crowdfunding platform for the cannabis industry, and truCrowd’s national equity crowdfunding platform.   (Florence Hardy in a picture from her website, smallbizflo.com)   Hardy is one of the only black,…

Toni Braxton Rep Addresses Those Birdman Marriage Rumors

All week, there has been talk that Braxton and her Baby had gone and got hitched. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

Happy Birthday, Ne-Yo!

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter turns 38 today (Oct. 18). Continue reading… Source: The Boombox