Amy Schumer, who has recently brought us both the song of the summer and a Friday Night Lights sketc

Amy Schumer, who has recently brought us both the song of the summer and a Friday Night Lights sketch that gave the internet life, is getting her own HBO special. Multiple sources confirm that Schumer’s special will be filmed at The Apollo on May 29th and will be directed by Chris Rock. »5/07/15 5:10pm5/07/15 5:10pm

Chris Rock is a Black Man Who Keeps Getting Pulled Over By the Cops

American Black man Chris Rock has been pulled over by the police 3 times in 2 months. (that averages out to 1.5 times a month you math nerds!) And he’s taking it sitting down. Literally! He’s photographing himself each time he gets pulled over. Look, see. The first time Rock writes “Just got pulled over by the cops… »4/02/15 9:50am4/02/15 9:50am

Haters Gonna Hate: An Interview with Fresh Off the Boat's Constance Wu

Constance Wu is living the dream of every up and coming actor—landing the lead on a hit sitcom on a major network with a rapt audience. But Wu's role as Jessica Huang, Taiwanese mom of three boys on Fresh Off the Boat, is more than just a sweet gig—it's historical, as FOTB is only the second Asian American-centric… »2/20/15 11:10am2/20/15 11:10am

Black Messiah, Top Five and the Power of Perfect Timing

D'Angelo has his own distorted concept of time. His new album, Black Messiah—one of the few ones worthy of the terms "long-awaited" and "anticipated"—is as much about a bubbling up as it is a pleasurable, well-timed release. The back of the album's packaging, which was handed to journalists in a listening session… »12/17/14 12:00pm12/17/14 12:00pm

Chris Rock: Hollywood Is Giving Black Women the Shaft

Chris Rock continues his press run for Top Five with yet another piece of totally en fuego commentary, this time in the form of an essay for the Hollywood Reporter. In it, he's just like, ripping down the curtain of political silence around Hollywood's rampant racism, throwing said curtain on the ground and blasting… »12/03/14 5:30pm12/03/14 5:30pm

Watching Chris Rock Tease Matt Lauer Is Incredibly Satisfying

Chris Rock: Every time he comes on television we're just reminded about how much he was missed when he wasn't there. While appearing on The Today Show Monday to promote his new movie Top Five, Rock took the opportunity to poke fun at Today's endlessly dramatic competition with Good Morning America for ratings… »12/01/14 9:30am12/01/14 9:30am

Nicki Minaj Throws Buckets of Shade at Iggy Azalea at BET Awards

During Sunday’s BET Awards, Nicki Minaj won the Best Female MC trophy and took time during her acceptance speech to dress down her competition. Considering her only contemporary chart-worthy rival is Iggy Azalea, it’s safe to say Iggy was the target of her shade (thrown while professing “no shade”). »6/30/14 11:00am6/30/14 11:00am