About Bilal G. Morris

Bilal Morris is the senior editor at NewsOne. He is based in Atlanta and covers Black folklore, politics, and race. He also specializes in SEO and evergreen content. Bilal was hired by Interactive One in 2021, but has worked for the company for over 10 years. He started at Radio One in 2010 as an Online Editor in Richmond, VA. Before his time at NewsOne, Bilal was the Regional Online Editor In Atlanta, GA. He has also worked at iHeartRadio in New York City. He is a professional photographer, dog lover, gamer, and has quite the green thumb. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter.

Another one! A brand new bundle of joy is on the way for DJ Khaled and his wife, Nicole Tuck. Khaled announced the new addition to his family in an Instagram video showing his wife’s belly during an ultrasound. “Almost 3 years ago when I found out my queen was expecting our son Asahd I […]

Praise In The Park 2019 is back and we are celebrating 15 years of Faith, Fellowship, & Favor! Saturday, October 5th at Cellaris Amphitheatre at Lakewood. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! Jekalyn Carr, JJ Hairston, Maurette Brown Clark, Myron Butler, Tim Bowman Jr. Maranda Curtis, James Fortune , Joshua Rodgers, Johnathan McReynolds, Isabel Davis plus […]

Jay-Z may have said no to the Superbowl, but he has apparently said yes to a partnership with the NFL. Details behind the deal are minimal right now, but according to Front Office Sports, Roc Nation is planning to go public with the news during a press conference Wednesday. Roc Nation’s sports unit is already […]

Baltimore City Police are investigating after robbers broke into the home of Congressman Elijah Cummings. According to WJLA, authorities said the burglary was reported on Saturday, July 27, at 3:40 a.m. at the home located in the 2000 block of Madison Avenue. At this time, police don’t know if any property was taken. Hours after the […]

Kirk Franklin is touring the country on the heels of the popularity of his “Love Theory” single. Before he hits the stage in Baltimore on Tuesday, July 30th, the gospel great stopped by The Ko-Show to talk about the success of “Love Theory,” who should play Lil’ Kirk in his upcoming biopic and shopping for […]

Keke Palmer has apparently been doing so well as a fill-in co-host on Good Morning America’s ‘Strahan and Sara,’ that ABC is considering making her a permanent addition. It’s unlikely that Palmer will replace Sara Haines, who is currently on maternity leave, but according to reports, Keke’s addition has been so overwhelmingly positive and the […]

A $15 federal minimum wage is one step closer to becoming a reality. Thursday, House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Lawmakers were able to pass the bill after centrists won concessions for a slower phase-in, over six years instead of five. They also won assurances […]


  Maranda Curtis took it to church in her latest music video for “I’m All In.”  In classic church form, there was a live band and a spotlight for her solo, but she felt something was missing as it was off to a slow start. Per the storyline of the video, it turned out to […]

One in four Americans are crushing on someone who is “off-limits.” New research reveals 57% of Americans have secretly desired someone they absolutely shouldn’t have some time in their life. Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text BALTIMORE to 24042 to join! OnePoll, on behalf […]

A new 30 second trailer for Disney’s brand new Lion King movie is here! In it, we hear Beyonce as Nala for the first time. Titled “Come Home,” the trailer highlights Simba’s path toward becoming the leader of the pack after Mufasa’s tragic death. See Also: Here’s The Debut Trailer For ‘The Lion King’ Live-Action Remake […]

Like its hip-hop counterpart, Dancehall is evolving. Trap beats are replacing traditional dubbing but, the raw and unfiltered lyricism continues to keep our attention. See Also: Black Music Month: Afrobeats Bangers For Black Music Month, we’re introducing you to a new class of dancehall artists that include Shenseea, Koffee and Rygin King. Press play below. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUFrhJhf1zbSieTFw2liQpx_0Q8-OfDy3

A stunning revelation from Ellen DeGeneres. During an appearance on David Letterman’s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, the 61-year-old talk show host opened up about being a sexual assault survivor. Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text BALTIMORE to 24042 to join! She said her stepfather […]