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R Kelly breaks silence in highly emotional interview

R Kelly has broken his silence on the sexual abuse allegations against him for the first time in an interview with CBS News’ Gayle King. During the 80-minute emotionally-charged interview, the I Believe I Can Fly singer claimed the women accusing him of sexual abuse are ‘lying’ about the alleged abuse. Speaking to King, R […]

R Kelly leaves Chicago jail after paying $100,000 bail

R&B star R Kelly has been released from a Chicago jail after posting his $100,000 (£76,000) bail, a Cook County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said. Earlier on Monday he pleaded not guilty to 10 charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse against four women, three of whom were minors at the time. The 52-year-old, dressed in a […]

Trump bashes Spike Lee as ‘racist’ after historic Oscars victory

The morning after Spike Lee delivered an uplifting Academy Award acceptance speech in which he praised his ancestors who helped build the country and called for the triumph of love over hate in the 2020 election, President Trump logged onto Twitter to call him racist. “Be nice if Spike Lee could read his notes, or better yet […]

If Beale Street Could Talk comes to HOME MCR

This February, make a date to go watch this film at HOME Mcr. It seems natural that Barry Jenkins settled on James Baldwin’s novel If Beale Street Could Talk for his first post-Moonlight film project. At Beale Street’s world premiere in Toronto, Jenkins was introduced as a filmmaker whose movies are not just about love, but are themselves love […]

Black Panther makes history with Oscar nominations

Black Panther is the first superhero movie to earn an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. The film has also been nominated for six other awards. The re-introduction to Chadwick Boseman’s T’challa is the first Marvel movie to feature a predominantly black cast; it addresses being black not only in America but in the world at large; it […]

New ITV ident features Manchester artist’s 150-sari textiles piece

Artist Sutapa Biswas has produced a new on-screen identity for ITV to celebrate its commitment to creativity and British culture for the last 50 years. Biswas, a Reader in Fine Art at Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, is one of a number of artists who have produced new work for the ‘ITV Creates’ […]

50 Cent blasts Dame Dash for Jay Z and Foxy Brown comments

50 Cent was not happy to hear Dame Dash speaking on rumours about Jay-Z and Foxy Brown. During a new episode of Cannon’s Class on 10 January, Nick Cannon sat down with Dame to talk about a variety of topics from tips for bossing up to his thoughts on R. Kelly. Towards the end of their conversation, Cannon brought up his past work […]