What the world needs now is love, sweet love, is not only a resonating message that every American can attest to, but it is also the opening line to one of the most pacifying mantras Sheila E. tranquilly delivers on this revolutionizing 15-track compilation. ICONIC is a project that is a politically-charged eye and ear […]

On the one year anniversary of Prince’s death, his close friend Sheila E. reveals intimate details about their friendship and explains why she still has doubts about what led up to his death. Listen to the full interview below. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Today is the anniversary of Prince‘s death and many people around the world are still mourning the icon’s untimely passing. In a week that is sure to be filled with purple-themed parties, we at Global Grind recall some of the best tributes following the passing of the GOAT — as well as the not so […]

Instead of giving Prince a 10-minute block during the 2016 BET Awards, the whole night revolved around him and his legacy. There were also several performances that honored his memory and his music. So here are the five ways BET put the Billboard Awards to shame with its tribute:

BET delivered on their promise to rightly honor the Purple One

We caught up with Tracee Ellis Ross in anticipation of her hosting the BET Awards. Here's what she had to say about her opening act, the Prince tribute and her personal pick on who will take home Best Pop/R&B Female between Beyonce and Rihanna.

Sheila's next album will now be paying homage to Prince and the relationship they both shared.

A few weeks after the Billboard Music Awards’ tribute to Prince, BET has proven that their tribute to the the Purple One will indeed be what fans have been clamoring for since news broke that the icon died of an overdose in April.   https://twitter.com/BET/status/740122980525715456 Along with Janelle Monae, D’Angelo, The Roots and Sheila E., the network […]

BET held back not a single ounce of shade following Billboard Music Awards’ Prince tribute. Playing off what seemed to be mass disappointment, the TV network shared a teaser for their upcoming award show with the message, “Yeah, we saw that. Don’t worry. We got you.” In case you missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmZYUt5rEX8 And it seems they came through […]

Madonna being chosen to do his tribute show has people up in arms and discussing other options.