Magic Johnson named a billionaire by Forbes

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By TheGrio Lifestyle Magic Johnson has officially reached the billionaire club! Forbes reported that the NBA star turned elite businessman has a $1.2 billion net worth...

Celebs respond to death of Richard Roundtree

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By Matthew Allen for Thegrio The death of actor Richard Roundtree has inspired an outpouring of tributes from fellow actors and celebrities. The actor passed...

Smokey Robinson brings classics, ‘Gasms,’ to NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk’

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By Matthew Allen for Thegrio Smokey Robinson is the latest Black music legend to drop by NPR’s “Tiny Desk.” The Motown icon performed classic songs...

‘Black Barbie’ doc acquired by Netflix, Shondaland

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By TheGrioStaff/Originally published by Thegrio “Black Barbie: A Documentary” is coming to Netflix. The streamer and Shondaland have acquired the film, which premiered in March...

HBO’s ‘Winning Time’ and ABC’s ‘The Wonder Years’ both canceled

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By TheGrio Staff/originally published in Thegrio HBO’s “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” and ABC’s “The Wonder Years” have both been canceled. The...

Paramount is not selling its majority stake in BET

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Originally published by TheGrio/TheGrio Staff Paramount Global has decided not to sell its majority stake in BET Media Group. The conglomerate reportedly considered selling the...

‘Cha Cha Slide’ songwriter, DJ Casper, dies at 58

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By TheGrio Staff DJ Casper, the man behind the iconic “Cha Cha Slide,” has lost his battle with cancer. He was 58. On Monday, Casper’s wife,...

Universal Hip-Hop Museum aiming for 2025 opening in the Bronx

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By TheGrio Staff The Universal Hip-Hop Museum is scheduled to open to the public in 2025. The project will be located in the Bronx, hip-hop’s...

The Hey Girl Hey Podcast! Affirmative Action Ruling + Hot Topics (June 29)

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https://www.youtube.com/live/VDp6cQeNbT8?feature=share The ladies are back after a super long break to discuss these hot topics: are the kids killing music, deadbeat celebrity dads, America isn't...

Anita Baker gets into Twitter beef with Babyface’s fans

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By TheGrio Staff Anita Baker says she’s getting constant online harassment from Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds’ fans. She and the fans have been engaging in hostile...

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