Will Smith crashes Coachella with a surprise ‘Men in Black’ performance with J. Balvin

Will Smith crashes Coachella with a surprise ‘Men in Black’ performance with J. Balvin

He’s back in Black. Will Smith arrived at Coachella for a surprise performance dressed in a suit in sunglasses –  like his famous “Men in Black” character – as aliens danced around him.  The Oscar winning actor, 55, made his show-stopping appearance during J Balvin’s Sunday night set at the Indio, Calif., music festival.  J … Read more

Viral ‘black cat, golden retriever’ dating theory is toxic — here’s why

Viral ‘black cat, golden retriever’ dating theory is toxic — here’s why

A new dating theory that claims to share the formula for a successful relationship has gone viral – but experts have issued a warning about the advice, stating it could have the opposite effect. Anna Kristina, a self-titled “mindset coach”, has amassed millions of views with her recent explanation of the “black cat and golden … Read more

Jemele Hill downplays Caitlin Clark mania, calls out how media covers black women’s basketball players

Jemele Hill downplays Caitlin Clark mania, calls out how media covers black women’s basketball players

Former ESPNer Jemele Hill downplayed Caitlin Clark’s effect on the growth in popularity of women’s basketball, while also calling out the media for not affording the same coverage to black players. While acknowledging that Clark is “stoking overall curiosity,” Hill told uproxx.com that the star Iowa guard is riding the waves of an overall increase … Read more

The Black Keys announce tour with The Head And The Heart. Get tickets now

The Black Keys announce tour with The Head And The Heart. Get tickets now

Vivid Seats is the New York Post’s official ticketing partner. We may receive revenue from this partnership for sharing this content and/or when you make a purchase. The day before April Fools’ Day, The Black Keys played a little prank. Band members Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney posted a humorous deepfake video on Instagram about … Read more

Shop the hottest color in home decor this spring: All black everything

Shop the hottest color in home decor this spring: All black everything

New York Post may be compensated and/or receive an affiliate commission if you buy through our links. As New Yorkers, we have a special relationship with black. Where others may see darkness, death or general demise, we see a power color that allows for effortless day-to-night dressing. The hue is always elegant and never out … Read more

Beyond Beyoncé: 6 other black country artists to get your yeehaw up for ‘Cowboy Carter’

Beyond Beyoncé: 6 other black country artists to get your yeehaw up for ‘Cowboy Carter’

Let the Yeehaw-sance begin! As we count down the final hours to “Cowboy Carter” — the Beyoncé country album that is dropping at midnight — you don’t have to hold up before she brings some more of that “Texas Hold ‘Em” twang. Here are six other black country artists who will get your yeehaw up … Read more

‘Freaknik’ doc reveals how Atlanta’s iconic spring break blowout became ‘the greatest black gathering in America’

‘Freaknik’ doc reveals how Atlanta’s iconic spring break blowout became ‘the greatest black gathering in America’

As leader of the notoriously nasty 2 Live Crew, Luke Campbell was all horned up to bring his group’s brand of raunchy rap to Freaknik — the black spring-break blowout that took over Atlanta during the third weekend of April — in the ’90s. “I just brought the ‘freak’ to Freaknik,” says Campbell in the … Read more

Jack Black wants a ‘School of Rock’ sequel — but ‘White Lotus’ is getting in the way

Jack Black wants a ‘School of Rock’ sequel — but ‘White Lotus’ is getting in the way

Rock on your bad self. Jack Black said he’s down for a “School of Rock” sequel — but that “The White Lotus” is standing in his way. That’s because Mike White, who wrote the original 2003 “School of Rock” movie, also created HBO’s breakout hit “The White Lotus” — and he’s working on Season 3 of … Read more

‘Freaknik’ Documentary Invites Viewers to Black College Spring Break

‘Freaknik’ Documentary Invites Viewers to Black College Spring Break

It’s an accepted spring break axiom that you can retake a class but you can’t relive a party. Until now, that’s been true of Freaknik, the annual bass-rattling spring break street party that drew hundreds of thousands of Black college students to Atlanta throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Traffic crawled. Music blared. Booties were shaken. … Read more

I’m a flight attendant — here’s the ‘secret’ behind black triangles in airplane cabins

I’m a flight attendant — here’s the ‘secret’ behind black triangles in airplane cabins

They’re not pointless. A flight attendant for Philippines-based airline Cebu Pacific is sharing the “secret” meaning behind black triangle stickers in airplane cabins. “1. Passengers sitting next to the triangles get the best view of the wings,” Henny Joyce Lim explained in a 2022 TikTok that resurfaced this week. “2. If flight crew need to … Read more

Gradey Dick explains infamous jersey swap with Anthony Black

Gradey Dick explains infamous jersey swap with Anthony Black

Gradey Dick and Anthony Black made waves earlier this week with an infamous, NSFW jersey swap, and Dick was asked to explain himself at media availability Tuesday. As a reporter started to say, “Gradey, we gotta ask you about the jersey swap from the other day,” Dick burst out laughing. “That’s my guy. I’ve been … Read more

NBA team scrambles after Gradey Dick, Anthony Black pull off NSFW jersey swap

NBA team scrambles after Gradey Dick, Anthony Black pull off NSFW jersey swap

NBA fans had a field day on social media when Raptors wing Gradey Dick and Magic guard Anthony Black swapped jerseys after Sunday’s game in Orlando. The 20-year-old rookies met up on the court after a 111-96 Magic win and held each other’s jerseys for photos — but fans quickly noticed their last names combined … Read more

Why Ray Winstone nearly quit MCU’s ‘Black Widow’: ‘Soul-destroying’

Why Ray Winstone nearly quit MCU’s ‘Black Widow’: ‘Soul-destroying’

Acclaimed British actor Ray Winstone says he nearly quit the 2021 MCU movie “Black Widow” — and likened its “soul-destroying” endless reshoots to being “kicked in the balls.” Winstone, 67, who played villainous Russian general Dreykov in the movie — opposite Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow — made his damning comments about working in the … Read more

Reviving ‘The Wiz’ Through ‘the Blackest of Black Lenses’

Reviving ‘The Wiz’ Through ‘the Blackest of Black Lenses’

Schele Williams first saw “The Wiz” when a tour of the original Broadway production came through Dayton, Ohio. She was 7 years old, and recalled it being the most “beautiful reflection of Blackness that I had never seen.” Years later, she was cast as Dorothy in a high school production of “The Wiz,” and the … Read more

How Donna Summer made black female history on the country charts before Beyoncé

How Donna Summer made black female history on the country charts before Beyoncé

Yes, Beyoncé made history this week by becoming the first black woman to go No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs with her bluessgrassy bop “Texas Hold ’Em.” But, in the last week of Black History Month, we gotta give props to another African-American diva who broke down genre barriers on the country charts … Read more

Beyonce makes history as first black woman with No. 1 country song thanks to ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’

Beyonce makes history as first black woman with No. 1 country song thanks to ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’

She’s ready for “Act II.” Beyoncé has officially become the first-ever black woman to secure the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs — since its inception in 1958 — following the release of her song “Texas Hold ‘Em.” The achievement was announced by Billboard on Tuesday. Beyoncé’s tune also holds the No. 1 … Read more

Machine Gun Kelly debuts shocking new tattoo — fans accuse rapper of wanting to ‘turn black’

Machine Gun Kelly debuts shocking new tattoo — fans accuse rapper of wanting to ‘turn black’

Machine Gun Kelly fans are mourning the loss of his Cleveland-inspired chest tattoos — and others are accusing him of wanting to be black — upon the reveal of his massive blackout tattoo. The Grammy-nominated “Bloody Valentine” rapper showed off his new art piece Tuesday on Instagram, which turned his entire upper chest black — … Read more

New James Brown doc reveals how he helped make black beautiful with his ‘Say It Loud’ anthem

New James Brown doc reveals how he helped make black beautiful with his ‘Say It Loud’ anthem

At the beginning of the new documentary “James Brown: Say It Loud” — a four-part series that premieres Monday and then continues Tuesday on A&E — the Godfather of Soul himself breaks down exactly why his 1968 anthem “Say It Loud — I’m Black and I’m Proud” changed the way African-Americans saw and spoke of themselves … Read more

Andra Day wows with a stirring rendition of ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ at Super Bowl 2024

Andra Day wows with a stirring rendition of ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ at Super Bowl 2024

Andra Day has officially taken the field at the 2024 Super Bowl on Sunday. The “Rise Up” singer, 39, performed the Black national anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas before the big game kicked off. She rocked a plethora of gold jewelry for her performance and a gray … Read more