Tom Hanks says dental plan video uses ‘AI version of me’ without permission

Hollywood star Tom Hanks has “nothing to do with” an artificial intelligence version of himself that is promoting “some dental plan,” he said on Instagram on Sunday.

Ballerina Misty Copeland spotlights Oakland, social issues in new film

Acclaimed ballerina Misty Copeland has gone from the stage to the big screen with her new short film. She's in the limelight this time as actor and producer of Flower, which was shot and set in Oakland.

Original King of Comedy Ced The Entertainer Stops in Houston for Comedy, Conversation, & Cocktails!

Original Kings of Comedy, Ced The Entertainer stopped at The Rockhouse Southern Kitchen on Wednesday, September 27th for an interactive event, “Comedy, Conversations, and Cocktails”! The event is a part of a 6-city tour where he is getting up close ...

Who killed Tupac Shakur? What we know about the rapper’s murder investigation, almost 30 years later

For almost three decades, the answer to “Who murdered Tupac Shakur?” has remained a mystery.

Usher's Super Bowl Promise: A Celebration of Epic Celebration

Grammy-winning sensation Usher is gearing up to take center stage as the featured performer at the upcoming Super Bowl halftime show, and he's oozing confidence. In his first television interview following the announcement, the music icon sat down with "CBS ...

Australia to host academic conference on Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift’s enormous cultural, economic and musical impact is already known all too well.

Matthew A. Cherry’s NFL past helped him tackle a sweet story of Black parenting that’s for everyone in ‘Young Love’

Matthew A. Cherry, a former NFL wide receiver turned Oscar winner who created the hit animated short film “Hair Love,” wants to show with his latest project that young parenting is the ultimate game of grit and determination.

METRO Ready to "Upgrade U" with Service to Beyoncé's Renaissance Tour

As Beyoncé fans eagerly await the upcoming RENAISSANCE WORLD TOUR at NRG Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24, METRO is here to provide convenient and affordable transportation options to the event.

“Thought U Knew”!! Leela James "Sets It Off" with Syleena Johnson, Avery Sunshine and Medusa in New Video

R&B/ Soul Singer Leela James gets gangsta! Who said pretty faces and soul singers can’t “Set it Off”? Well, Syleena Johnson, Avery Sunshine, and legendary LA rapper Medusa teamed up with Leela James to shoot the creative video for Leela’s ...

Commissioner Rodney Ellis Statement on the Kickoff of the $7.2 M Redevelopment Project for the Knowles-Rowland House

Commissioner Rodney Ellis issued the following statement in response to the kickoff event for the Knowles-Rowland House Redevelopment Project:

The Knowles-Rowland House Rebuilding Ceremony

Officials have become the rebuilding process of the Knowles-Rowland House.

Rapper Drake Reveals Plans to Purchase a Home in Houston

In an exciting revelation during the second night of his "It's All a Blur" tour in Houston, superstar rapper Drake thrilled his fans by announcing his intention to acquire a residence in the vibrant city.

HOU Run the World - Beyoncé’s Homecoming Party on the Plaza

Get in Formation for Hou Run the World - Beyoncé’s Homecoming Party on the Plaza! A public celebration Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:45 p.m. on the Plaza at Avenida Houston to pay tribute to Houston’s own ...

Coco Gauff Wins the US Open!

Coco Gauff was expected to win a major tennis championship, but the question was when? Outsized expectations didn't make the task of becoming a Gland Slam champion as a teenager easier, especially when there were scores of people who doubted ...

Samuel Jackson's the Next POTUS in "The Beast"...

Samuel L. Jackson is in talks to star as the President of the United States (POTUS) alongside Joel Kinnaman in the independent action thriller “The Beast” from WME Independent, according to an insider with knowledge of the project.