Kyle Mccann Blogs

Mary J. Blige performs at the Fillmore.

WATCH: How Mary J. Blige Related to Her 'Mudbound' Character

Mary J Blige is no stranger to the acting game, but it's her latest role that, perhaps, the singer most relates to. Blige will play Florence Jackson in the upcoming film Mudbound. The film is about a family who relocates to rural Mississippi. It premiered to rave reviews at the 2017 Sundance Film... Read More
Common arrives on the red carpet prior to the 6th Annual NFL Honors at Wortham Theater.

Common Achieves an Uncommon Honor

Calling Common common seems like an understatement. While his thought-provoking lyrics have made him a household name in hip hop, the rapper/actor now has a distinction none of his rap peers can claim. After winning an Emmy last weekend, Common became the first rapper to ever win a Grammy, Oscar,... Read More
Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson Chokes Up During 'What About'

It was an emotional return to the road for Janet Jackson . During just the second stop of her post-maternity-break State of the World tour, the legend broke down in tears on stage in Houston during a performance of "What About." The 51-year-old was visible affected by singing the song, which is off... Read More
Singer and songwriter Brian McKnight performs the National Anthem before the game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center.

Turn the Lights Down and Listen to Brian McKnight's Latest Single

For nearly 30 years Brian McKnight has been helping lovers set the mood, and if his latest single proves anything, it's that the R&B legend hasn't lost a thing! "I Want U" isn't just a love song. It's smooth, sexy, introspective, and touches on the basic foundation of attraction -- something... Read More
JJ Watt on Fox Sports "Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" broadcasting from Super Bowl LI on February 3, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

NFL Star JJ Watt Raises $10 Million for Hurricane Relief

With the help of over 100,000 donors, NFL superstar JJ Watt today surpassed $10 million in aid for victims of Hurricane Harvey. _informq.push(['embed'>); Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Houston, pounding the city with record rainfall and washing out roads, highways, and entire neighborhoods in... Read More
Frank Ocean attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME's 100 most influential people in the world, at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York, NY, on April 29, 2014.

LISTEN: Frank Ocean Drops Jazzy New Track

In a surprise release back on Sunday night, soulful hip hop and R&B crooner Frank Ocean shared a brand new single. The jazzy, free-flowing "Provider" follows a string of non-album singles released this year, including "Lens," Biking," and "Chanel." On the heels of his critically acclaimed 2016... Read More
Logic performs on the 2017 'MTV Video Music Awards' at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Logic Delivers Powerful Version of 1-800-273-8255 at VMAs

With the music world still reeling from the losses of rockers Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington , the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards was a fitting place for rapper Logic to deliver one of his most powerful songs. Logic's inspiring track off his latest album Everybody delivers a message of hope for... Read More
A view of the 2017 eclipse from the Jefferson Memorial Cross Park.

WATCH: Passengers Witness Eclipse Mid-Flight

We've all seen the images of that coast-to-coast solar eclipse taken from the ground, but a very limited number of people were able to see it from 39,000 feet in the air. A few dozens passengers on board a London to Miami Virgin Atlantic flight enjoyed a once in a lifetime view of the first total... Read More
Yellow school bus on the blacktop on a beautiful sunny day

Little Girl Raps About Her Love for School

_informq.push(['embed'>); Not every 8-year-old is excited about the end of summer. But, then again, not every 8-year-old is Tszani Penn . This precocious little North Carolina 3rd grader decided that she was so excited for the start of the school year, she was going to write a rap about. Sp, that's... Read More
Jay- Z arrives at the 2015 Costume Institute Gala Benefit celebrating 'China: Through The Looking Glass' held at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York, NY on May 4th, 2015.

WATCH: The Powerful Message Behind JAY-Z's 'Friends' Recreation

The return of JAY-Z has brought a host of issues to light, both concerns personal to the rapper and larger ills facing society as a whole. In addition to Jay's life, his relationship with wife Beyoncé , and his family, 4:44 examines a topic Jay has never shied away from -- race in America. To be... Read More