Richard Roundtree, 'Shaft' star, dead at 81


Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Richard Roundtree, best known for playing the titular character in the groundbreaking Shaft franchise, passed away Tuesday, October 24, at age 81. His longtime manager, Patrick McMinn, confirmed to ABC News Roundtree died following a brief battle

Coco Jones earns first Platinum record with “ICU”


Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET Coco Jones has joined the Platinum party — RIAA-certified Platinum, that is.  Coco’s hit record “ICU” earned the R&B singer her first Platinum track, marking her first song to reach $1 million in