Taraji P. Henson Apologizes For Racial Profiling Allegation
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son.Henson posted a statement on Instagram Friday afternoon, hours after the Glendale Police Department released video of a traffic stop of the actress' son that showed the officer…
Beyonce, Usher, Rihanna, & Kanye West Showing Support For Jay-Z's New Streaming Service
Today is the launch of Jay Z's TIDAL streaming service and there's a huge announcement coming Monday afternoon (TheYBF.com will be streaming the event). And over on Twitter, you'll notice some of your favorite artists tweeting their support and turning Twitter turquoise blue.
Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart As 'The Daily Show' Host
Now that Jon Stewart has officially confirmed his eventual exit as the longtime host of Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show,' a new face has been confirmed to fill the vacated seat, Trevor Noah.Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, joined the show back in December and he has now been confirmed to take over as its host…
The Tables Have Turned! Icon Prince Sued For Allegedly Stealing Artist's Service
Prince is usually the one suing others over his likeliness, but this time he finds himself in the defendant's chair over allegations that he stole the services of an artist. A producer is suing the music icon over claims that he went behind her back and recorded a free 11-song album with 2013's "The Voice" […]
Michelle Obama, Erykah Badu Celebrate 'Black Girls Rock!' In New Jersey
First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life.
You Will Never Believe What Slim Jimmy Of Rae Sremmurd Has Built In His Hoodie!
I have seen some custom clothes in my day, but none like this! TMZ must have a mini cot at LAX because they are always catching the stars in the airport. They catch them at their best and at their worst. What they caught Rae Sremmud showing off, you have to have to make your […]
Karrueche Tran: 'There's No Making Up Right Now' With Chris Brown (VIDEO)
Just weeks after aspiring model and actress Karrueche Tran discovered that boyfriend Chris Brown is the alleged father of a 9-month-old baby by another woman, she sat down with Iyanla Vanzant in an OWN primetime special to discuss where their relationship currently stands. Though Tran has been blasted on social media many times for taking […]
Destiny's Child Reunites At The Stellar Gospel Music Awards
As expected, Destiny's Child reunited at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Saturday (March 28).Kelly Rowland Explains Dropping 70 lbs After Giving BirthThe powerful vocal trio of Beyonce, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams took the stage at Las Vegas' Orleans Arena…
The Dirty Dirty: Tarji P. Henson Apologizes & Terrence Howard's Ex Wants His "Empire" Money
Taraji P. Henson has apologized to the police for saying her son had been "racially profiled" in Glendale, California. She said her son Marcel Johnson was profiled even though he "did exactly everything the cops told him to do, including letting them illegally search his car." But police released dash cam footage of the incident […]
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Power 98's 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Power 98's 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Carolina Courts E365 Basketball Academy has partnered with WPEG Power 98 and WFNZ Sports Radio to host a 3 on 3 Basketball Classic Tournament. Register here!
F.S.O. 2015 Vendor Information!
For Sisters Only is coming to the Carolinas and this year we’re celebrating Phenomenal Women! Are you a phenomenal entrepreneur, business owner, or retailer? Do you provide a service that our mothers, daughters, grandmothers, and aunts just can’t do without? Be a vender at F.S.O.! FSO Presents "Phenomenal Women" on Saturday, May 30th at the Charlotte […]
The Best Hip-Hop And R&B Songs Of 2015 (So Far…)
Here are the top 2015 songs from Hip-Hop and R&B that you HAVE to have in your iPod or be listening to this year on Power 98! Every hip-hop artist is making some classic hits during 2015. We’ll be updating our list every few weeks so keep checking back with us to see new songs, […]