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Ahmaud Arbery’s Mother Files Lawsuit Against the Men Who Killed Her Son

Wanda Cooper-Jones has filed a federal lawsuit against the three men accused of killing her son Ahmaud Arbery. The suit also names local police and prosecutors involved in the investigation. Wanda Cooper ...

Added February 24, 2021

Chance the Rapper Sues Former Manager, Says He Exploited His Position

Chance the Rapper sues his former manager, calls him a “marginally competent business manager” at best, and alleges he exploited his position. Chance the Rapper has sued his former manager Pat Corocan ...

Added February 24, 2021

Eddie Murphy Reveals Dave Chappelle Was Supposed To Be In ‘Coming 2 America’

Unfortunately, Dave Chappelle wasn’t able to appear in the forthcoming movie because of schedule conflicts. Coming 2 America will be dropping next month, and ahead of its release Eddie Murphy did a recent ...

Added February 23, 2021

Bobby Shmurda Officially Released From Prison

Bobby Shmurda is set to serve the remainder of his sentence under “community supervision until his maximum expiration date of February 23, 2026.” Bobby Shmurda has officially been released from prison ...

Added February 23, 2021

Bobby Shmurda Plans To Get Right To The Music After Prison Release

Two months ago, Bobby Shmurda was granted conditional release for good behavior. His previous release date was bumped from December 10, 2021, to February 23. Bobby Shmurda already has plans following his ...

Added February 22, 2021

What Will Happen To ‘Atlanta’ As Donald Glover Leaves FX For Amazon?

Donald Glover has inked an eight-figure deal with Amazon. But what does that mean not just for Atlanta and its upcoming third and fourth seasons, as well as any future seasons Glover might want to do ...

Added February 18, 2021

Pioneering West Coast Rapper Bo$$ Needs Your Help For a Kidney Transplant

Bo$$ had two number-one singles and toured with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg in the early 1990s. Earlier this month, friends and family of Lichelle Laws, better known as the former Def Jam West signee Bo ...

Added February 17, 2021

Pharrell Williams Cleared of Perjury Charges in “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit

Marvin Gaye’s family cited a 2019 GQ interview between Pharrell and Rick Rubin in the case. On February 12th, the long saga of the 2013 Robin Thicke track “Blurred Lines” finally came to an end. In a California ...

Added February 16, 2021

Justin Timberlake Pens Apology To Janet Jackson for Super Bowl Incident

Justin Timberlake pens an apology to Janet Jackson 18 years after the 2004 incident that changed the trajectory of her entire career. 18 years after the Super Bowl incident that shook the entertainment ...

Added February 12, 2021

Erica Banks Announces Record Deal & Drops “Buss It (Remix) Ft. Travis Scott

Rising rapper Erica Banks officially announces she has signed a record deal with Warner Records in partnership with Houston’s 1501 Certified Entertainment. Erica Banks’ single “Buss It” has received a ...

Added February 12, 2021

Tucker Carlson Bizarrely Ties The Capitol Riots To George Floyd’s Death

The Fox News host also falsely claimed that George Floyd died of a drug overdose. On Wednesday night, Tucker Carlson bizarrely tied the Capitol riots and George Floyd‘s death together to suggest that Democrats ...

Added February 11, 2021

“It’s Offensive, Unfair”: Michigan GOP Candidate Wants To Cancel Black History Month

Austin Chenge, a Black man who’s running for governor in Michigan, wants to cancel Black History Month. If elected, Austin Chenge wants to cancel Black History Month in Michigan. Chenge, a Black man who ...

Added February 10, 2021

Say Hello to Aunt Jemima’s Rebranded Name & Logo: Pearl Milling Company

On the new packaging, Aunt Jemima’s familiar smiling face has been replaced with a water mill and the brand’s name has been switched to Pearl Milling Company. After receiving backlash for years Aunt Jemima ...

Added February 10, 2021

‘Passing’ Is a Gorgeous And Confounding Exploration Of Colorism [Review]

Rebecca Hall’s directorial debut Passing, which stars Tessa Thompson, premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and was recently acquired by Netflix. Colorism has reached the forefront of conversation ...

Added February 09, 2021

‘Passing’ Is a Gorgeous And Confounding Exploration Of Colorism

Rebecca Hall’s directorial debut Passing, which stars Tessa Thompson, premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and was recently acquired by Netflix. Colorism has reached the forefront of conversation ...

Added February 08, 2021

Utah School Faces Backlash For Letting Parents Opt Out of Black History Month Lessons

The Maria Montessori Academy recently reversed the decision and will instruct the Black History Month curriculum. The Maria Montessori Academy in northern Utah has become the site of a heated debate about ...

Added February 08, 2021

ViacomCBS Reconciles With Nick Cannon To Return To ‘Wild N Out’

Nick Cannon and ViacomCBS are resuming production on the upcoming season of Wild ‘N Out. Coming days after FOX and Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury shared that a Nick Cannon daytime talk show was back in the ...

Added February 05, 2021

Dave Chappelle Books More Socially-Distant Shows After Two-Week Quarantine

Dave Chappelle has announced three new show dates in Austin. Two weeks ago, Dave Chappelle canceled the remaining shows of his Austin, Texas residency with Joe Rogan after testing positive for COVID-19 ...

Added February 04, 2021

2021 Golden Globes: Michaela Coel’s ‘I May Destroy You,’ Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Snubbed 

Both the HBO TV series and the Netflix film were among the projects snubbed by the Golden Globes. On Wednesday (February 3), the Golden Globes released its list of nominees for this year’s ceremony. There ...

Added February 03, 2021

Rochester Police Suspended for Pepper-Spraying A 9-Year-Old Girl

New York lawmakers have introduced legislation to ban police officers from using chemical irritants on minors. On Monday, Rochester, New York mayor Lovely Warren announced that three Rochester police officers ...

Added February 02, 2021

How A Wu-Tang Clan Shirt Sparked A Diplomatic Dispute Between China and Canada

A Canadian diplomat’s Wu-Tang Clan shirt has led to a formal complaint from the Chinese government. On Tuesday, Canadian embassy representatives told Reuters that they regretted a “misunderstanding” with ...

Added February 02, 2021

Q-Tip, Chuck D Lead Tributes To Famed Hip-Hop Photographer Ricky Powell Amid His Death

Ricky Powell passed away at 59. Ricky Powell, the NYC photographer best known for his portraits and candids of musicians and artists — most notably the Beastie Boys — is dead at 59. Tono Radvany, Powell ...

Added February 02, 2021

Ryan Coogler is Developing a Wakanda Series For Disney Plus

Ryan Coogler just signed an exclusive 5-year deal with Disney Plus. On Monday, Deadline broke the news that Black Panther director and co-writer Ryan Coogler has agreed to a 5-year extension of his contract ...

Added February 01, 2021

Rochester Police Under Fire After Pepper Spraying a 9-Year-Old Girl

Rochester interim police chief Cynthia Herriot-Sullivan called the incident unacceptable. Last Wednesday, an incident of police brutality involving Rochester, New York’s police sparked headlines and drew ...

Added February 01, 2021

Trump Gets Lawyer With Bill Cosby Ties After Losing Entire Impeachment Team

All five of the lawyers who were expected to represent Donald Trump resigned just over a week before his impeachment trial. Amid losing his entire impeachment team just over a week before his trial is ...

Added February 01, 2021