The Importance of BET within African American Culture

Written by Shopping Magazine on June 25, 2018. Posted in Black news websites, Hollywood gossip, Latest celebrity

We are still fighting against an entertainment industry that seems determined not to give credit where it’s due. Specifically, to celebrities of color. With more than 45 million African American citizens in the United States, it’s important to remember that they are all working hard to achieve their dreams. And the same goes for African American celebrities and entertainers, who have achieved some important milestones but have not been given their due outside of black celebrity news networks like BET. The following are some of the highest achievements currently in black celebrity news.

Beyonce is currently one of the most successful female singers in the world, selling over 100 million records globally. And, with her newest album Lemonade debuting at #1, she has become the first and only musical act in Billboard chart history to achieve this with their first six studio albums. Her husband Jay-Z is arguably just as successful, being one of the most acclaimed rappers of all time,