Beyoncé is often overlooked in terms of her cultural contributions and artistic value, but is, in many respects, all things to many black women.
From DJ Sbu's drama to Tumi Molekane's new mixtape and Beyonce and Jay Z aiding resistance movements in the US, here's our entertainment round up.
Going down? In Weekend 101 this week, rapper Jay Z gets klapped by Solange in a lift, and singer/dancer JZ klaps the opposition at the polls.
Solange Knowles attacked Jay-Z in an elevator. Beyoncé just observed. Shoes were removed. Twitter exploded. And here are our top nine memes.
Daft Punk, Macklemore and Lorde were big winners at this year’s 56th Annual Grammy Awards. We take a look at the evening's hits and misses.
It was the year not just of great music, but also of hip-hop shaping the debates around popular culture.
After two black Barneys shoppers were accused of credit card fraud, the rapper's fans are petitioning for him to cut ties with the New York store.
Kanye West has finally revealed a picture of his baby, North West. But Haji Mohamed Dawjee doesn't think she's the real queen baby.
On Weekend 101 this week, Mandla and Makaziwe Mandela battle in court, Egyptians overthrow their president; and where the hell is Edward Snowden?
Singer Beyoncé was forced to cancel her show in Antwerp, Belgium, because of dehydration and exhaustion, her representatives Sportpaleis have said.
The star couple is said to have been carrying permits to visit Cuba, but Florida senator Marco Rubio has criticised the holiday.
US pop star Beyoncé and her rapper husband Jay-Z's fifth wedding anniversary celebration in Havana has sparked criticism from the Republican Party.
As Sasha Fierce, both vixen and angel, Beyonce has nullified the Madonna-whore complex, writes Joonji Mdyogolo.
Jay-Z is taking another step into the pro basketball realm. The rapper will serve as the executive producer for the upcoming "NBA 2K13" video game.
Tough choices are called for when you are overloaded with film, music and interactive media says Chris Roper about the South by South-west festival.
Music greats and Hollywood icons joined family members of Whitney Houston at a church in her hometown to pay tribute to her a week after her death.
The twitterverse was abuzz at the weekend as music royalty couple Beyonce and Jay-Z become proud parents of a baby girl named Blue Ivy.
In the decade since Cher's hit Believe, with its robotic warble, singers have been relying on revolutionary software called Auto-Tune.
The election of the first black president in US history should send a powerful signal to young black Americans: If Barack Obama made it, so can you.