The Academy Awards went down last night (March 27), and apparently, something happened between Chris Rock and Will Smith. But before all that, like any major awards show, the red carpet went down, and Welsey Snipes and a legion of beautiful Black stars absolutely showed out.

Will Smith not only took home the Oscar for Best Actor but also the best slap on live television during an award show.

The Oscars have been losing its flair over the years, with ratings seemingly dropping every year,  but a Beyoncé appearance could help stop that trend. 


Will Smith earned his third Oscar nomination for Best Actor, and his first since 2007 as the announcement of nominees for the 9th Academy Awards were made on Tuesday in Los Angeles, California.

If you didn’t tune into the Oscars last night, chances are you aren’t the only one as new reports state the award show’s ratings hit an all-time low. “The ratings for Sunday night’s Academy Awards are in and they were decidedly unimpressive. By that we mean they hit a new record-low, so, 2018 you’re off the hook,” […]

On Hollywood’s biggest night, the Black Mamba, Kobe Bryant’s absence was felt. It’s been about roughly 2 weeks since the tragic Calabasas, California helicopter crash that took the lives of Bryant, his daughter, and 7 other passengers, and the world is still mourning, especially those close to the basketball star. Sunday night (Feb. 9), iconic […]

The Academy is deviating from its tradition for the first time since 1989.

Cardi: "I'm always going to have a lot of love for him." 💔

The Academy Awards program has undertaken a massive overhaul in the last few years. The #OscarsSoWhite campaign that arose after the 2015 show—which included essentially no nominees of color—gave way to the Academy diversifying its voter populace. We saw the fruits of those changes in 2017 when Moonlight won for Best Picture. But it seems […]