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50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy after Losing Sex-Tape Suit

Rapper 50 Cent filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, just weeks after being declared one of the richest figures in the music industry.

Hip-Hop and Theater Converge for Festival

This week, hundreds of aficionados of various ages in the District celebrated the culture and pondered its future during the Hip-Hop Theater Festival, an annual showcase of theater, dance and music.

Charlie Wilson Tells All in Memoir

Charlie Wilson, the former lead singer for the 1980s Grammy Award-winning trio The Gap Band, has long been urged to share his story — one that includes homelessness, drug addiction, poverty and pain.

Bill Cosby Firestorm Refueled by Drug Revelations in Court Docs

The sex-abuse scandal surrounding legendary comedian Bill Cosby has reached its zenith with the release of a decade-old deposition where the beleaguered superstar admits that he plied women with drugs to have sex with them.

'Cooley High' Feted on Film's 40th Anniversary

Decades after its release, the accolades and fond memories continue to pour in for the hit 1975 film "Cooley High" as it marks its 40th anniversary.

An Unforgettable Evening with Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight, who recently turned 71, has been singing since she was four, and given her stellar performance a few weeks ago in downtown Detroit, it looks like she has no plans to retire to the red clays of Georgia ...

Ballerina Misty Copeland Dances Her Way to History

Famed ballerina Misty Copeland made history this week when she was named the first-ever African-American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre.

Chink Santana, Steve Francis Headline 'Dana's Lane' Premiere in D.C.

A who's who of local celebrities and entrepreneurs came out to Northwest D.C. this month for the star-studded premiere screening of media personality and entrepreneur Dana Dayne's talk show "Dana's Lane."

Shawn Prez, Former Bad Boy Exec, Succeeding Solo

Shawn Prez isn't your typical CEO. He also isn't the average business owner.

UniverSoul Circus: Family-Friendly Encounter

If the UniverSoul Circus, the black-owned extravaganza that will be performing in the National Harbor from June 24 to July 19, is anything, it is dazzling, funny and unique.

DC Black Theatre Festival Returns

Residents east of the Anacostia River will experience an invasion of black theater arts as amateur and professional thespians convene for one of the nation’s preeminent festivals.

Keith Cobb's 'American Moor' Coming to Southeast D.C.

Actor Keith Hamilton Cobb's "American Moor" will begin performances on Friday at 2020 Shannon Place in Southeast D.C.

Chuck Brown, Go-Go 'Unsung' Episode to Air Wednesday

Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," will be featured on TVOne's "Unsung," a series spotlighting musicians and figures in black culture that haven't received their just due.

MOVIE REVIEW: 'What Happened, Miss Simone?'

Sometimes artistry and insanity are so intertwined you can't distinguish between them. That was the challenge for singer Nina Simone; dealing with worldwide fame and a madness she couldn't shake.

Darrell Grand Moultrie Teams Up with Chamber Dance Project

Choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie knows that some opportunities only come once in a lifetime.