Tag: Family

Shawty Lo: The “King of Bankhead” Is Remembered (Photos and Videos)

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Shawty Lo: The “King of Bankhead” Is Remembered (Photos and Videos)

Words by Cavario H. I’ve put pen to paper so many times to help rap artists and other entertainers put forth the best image possible. Sometimes it took a great deal of my creative writing skills to deliver the dude (or dudette, as it may be) in such a way as to not damage their […]

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K. Michelle Honored at Pure Heat Community Festival in Atlanta

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
K. Michelle Honored at Pure Heat Community Festival in Atlanta

Atlanta’s Piedmont Park housed the 5th annual Pure Heat Community Festival; also known as a free “day of unity.” The multi-cultural event was equipped with market and food vendors, live celebrity and local performers, entertainment, educational forums, prizes & giveaways. R&B songstress K. Michelle performed a medley of her Billboard chart-toping hits, auditioned three upcoming […]

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President Obama to Republicans: Grow Some Balls & Rescind Endorsement for Donald Trump

| August 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
President Obama to Republicans: Grow Some Balls & Rescind Endorsement for Donald Trump

In the president’s most outspoken condemnation of republican nominee Donald Trump, President Obama stated that those who have endorsed Trump should not do so and that he was “woefully unprepared” to be commander-in-chief. He has asked Republican lawmakers to formally take back there endorsement of the loud-mouth candidate. “This isn’t a situation where you have […]

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Legendary “Quiet Storm” Dj Vaughn Harper Dead at 71

| July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Legendary “Quiet Storm” Dj Vaughn Harper Dead at 71

NY W.B.L.S. radio station legendary late night DJ Vaughn Harper has died at the age of 71. He and co-host Champaine reigned the airwaves with some smooth sounding r & b hits and classics that was a hit for many New Yorker’s. Officials at the radio station confirmed his death via a tweet which stated: […]

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New Music Alert: Apex Rich – Dodie

| June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Apex Rich – Dodie

In the past couple of years, teenage rising star Apex Rich has had to carry the weight of the world on his shoulders. He was almost homeless after his mother kicked him out of the house, a best friend he looked up was brutally murdered and the Jersey City, NJ native had to reevaluate his […]

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Trinidad James AND Big U collect thousands of donated shoes in sneaker drive for Crenshaw community

Trinidad James AND Big U collect thousands of donated shoes in sneaker drive for Crenshaw community

Hip-Hop fan favorite and “All Gold Everything” star Trinidad James hosted his 2nd Annual Camp James Celebrity Basketball Game as well as the Crenshaw Rams Football Camp founded by Big U at Crenshaw High School. The Atlanta-bred artist also collected thousands of donated new and used shoes in a sneaker drive to benefit local families […]

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Shocking Footage of Bronx Man Accused of Killing Attempted Rape Suspect (Warning: Graphic)

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Shocking Footage of Bronx Man Accused of Killing Attempted Rape Suspect (Warning: Graphic)

NYPD has charged Mamadou Diallo with assault for killing the man who tried to rape his wife. On Monday, Diallo received a call from his frantic wife telling him that a man had broke into apartment and attempted to rape her. The deceased man identified as Earl Nash allegedly assaulted Diallo’s wife and sister-in-law before […]

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Tim Norman aka Rapper Time Launches Music Career (Exclusive Interview)

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tim Norman aka Rapper Time Launches Music Career (Exclusive Interview)

Maintaining a wildly popular chain of soul food restaurants, a television show on a major television network, a flourishing music career with such connections as The Migos and Yo Gotti, and establishing community connections by standing alongside locals in times of unrest, all seem to be the stuff of theory rather than practice. However, for […]

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Game Changer! Hillary Clinton Expected to Tap First Lady Michelle Obama as her VP

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Game Changer! Hillary Clinton Expected to Tap First Lady Michelle Obama as her VP

In a move that will almost guarantee a presidential win for Hillary Clinton, inside sources have told us that Clinton will announce in the days to come that Michelle Obama will be joining her campaign as her pick for vice-president of the United States. This would be an historic move on many levels, one being […]

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Mogul P. Diddy Covers Aficionado Magazine Talks Retiring From Music for Acting, Fatherhood, Religion

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Mogul P. Diddy Covers Aficionado Magazine Talks Retiring From Music for Acting, Fatherhood, Religion

Rapper-turned-mogul Sean Combs has built a multimillion-dollar empire on everything you can think of: from music and fashion and fragrance lines, to movies and premium liquor brands and even a TV network. With “No Way Out 2”—his final album—currently in production, he recently sat down with Cigar Aficionado to discuss what’s next for his life and career. […]

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New Music Alert: Kid3rd – “Ambitions Of A Freak”

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Kid3rd – “Ambitions Of A Freak”

Coming up under a generation of Los Angeles musicians and music business impresarios, Kid3rd came into the game with a wealth of knowledge about the music game. Applying that knowledge and learning under his family members, Kid3rd has developed a sound that combines elements of Southern trap music along with a heavy influence of West-Coast […]

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New Music Alert: TI and Tiny Family Hustle Star Zonnique “Worst Friday”

| March 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: TI and Tiny Family Hustle Star Zonnique “Worst Friday”

Celebrating her 20th birthday, the post-teen beauty, Zonnique, decided to release a new song that will appear on her upcoming yet-untitled debut album as a solo artist. Her full project is slated to drop April 20th. Do you think she has what it takes to keep up with her family’s tradition of putting out great […]

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Lord Jamar Warns Ciara’s 15 Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Future is Destructive to the Black Family

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Lord Jamar Warns Ciara’s 15 Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Future is Destructive to the Black Family

Veteran rapper Lord Jamar says singer Ciara’s $15 million lawsuit against her baby daddy Future is “a destruction of the black family.” The Brand Nubian rapper says the couple-turned-enemies should patch things up to raise their son. His reason being that mothers can’t properly fill the father role for children and either can men fill the mother […]

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Trailer: Meet The Blacks Starring Mike Epps, Mike Tyson, Charlie Murphy & more #MeetTheBlacks #BlackPurge

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Trailer: Meet The Blacks Starring Mike Epps, Mike Tyson, Charlie Murphy & more  #MeetTheBlacks #BlackPurge

A big move to Beverly Hills, King Bach chasing you with a gun, Mike Tyson in a perm, and an angry mob of neighbors attempting to kill you on the one night crime is legal… this is probably what Carl Black (Mike Epps) and family would describe if you were to ever meet the Blacks.  […]

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Bounce TV Reveals Their Movie Line-Up for Black History Month

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Bounce TV Reveals Their Movie Line-Up for Black History Month

Bounce TV, the first-and-only over-the-air broadcast television network for African-Americans, will honor Black History Month throughout February with a line-up of critically acclaimed and award-winning motion pictures, all with historical significance and relevance. The movies will be seen at assorted dates/times throughout the month, visit BounceTV.com for complete schedule. Highlights of Bounce TV’s Black History […]

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[New Music Alert] Eric Garner’s Family Releases “This Ends Today”

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
[New Music Alert] Eric Garner’s Family Releases “This Ends Today”

  In the memory of Eric Garner, a few family members dropped a tribute song called “This Ends Today.” The song features Garner’s daughter Erica Garner, his brother Steven Flagg, and recorded audio from the clip of the incident were Garner repeatedly told NYPD officers “I Can’t Breathe.” On the track, the family discusses their […]

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Breaking: Rally in Ferguson Today Expected to Draw Thousands In Anticipation of Grand Jury Decision in Mike Brown Death

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment
Breaking: Rally in Ferguson Today Expected to Draw Thousands In Anticipation of Grand Jury Decision in Mike Brown Death

With unnecessary leaks and other information finding its way to mainstream media, it is clear by many that there is an aggressive attempt to smear the name of Mike Brown while heralding the person responsible for his death a hero. While a grand jury has yet to return a decision on whether or not Darren Wilson […]

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Daughter of Man with 34 Kids Puts Iyanla Vanzant on Blast “What About The Children?”

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Daughter of Man with 34 Kids Puts Iyanla Vanzant on Blast “What About The Children?”

In a scathing letter that was written by the first child of Jay Williams, the man who has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network show “Iyanla Fix My Life” which is hosted by lifestyle expert Iyanla Vanzant has blasted the show for only being interested in giving her father a platform to aid him […]

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Breaking: Legendary Rap Group Wu-Tang Clan Inks Global Record Deal with Warner Bros.

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Legendary Rap Group Wu-Tang Clan Inks Global Record Deal with Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Records today announced that it has signed a global recording contract with legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan, including RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, and Cappadonna. As a group, Wu-Tang has sold over 6.5 million records in the US, while they’ve sold nearly 40 million records worldwide, […]

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Breaking: Texas Executes Willie Trottie for Killing His Ex-Wife and Her Brother

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Texas Executes Willie Trottie for Killing His Ex-Wife and Her Brother

Reported by Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) – A man convicted of gunning down his former common-law wife and her brother more than two decades ago in Houston was put to death by lethal injection Wednesday evening. Willie Trottie’s execution was carried out about 90 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his last-day appeals. […]

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[New Music Alert] Willow Smith – “Easy Easy” (King Rule Cover)

| September 5, 2014 | 16 Comments
[New Music Alert] Willow Smith – “Easy Easy” (King Rule Cover)

  Is she 13 or 23? The young pre-teen is given much recognition with her eccentric tracks and is even compared to today’s major artists such as Rihanna. That is a big deal considering the fact that Rihanna is more than 10 years older than Willow. You would expect your average pre-teen to only be […]

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Exclusive Coverage: Eldorado Red Sentenced To 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy and Gang Activities, Co-Defendant Gets Life for Murder!

| September 2, 2014 | 1 Comment
Exclusive Coverage: Eldorado Red Sentenced To 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy and Gang Activities, Co-Defendant Gets Life for Murder!

In a trial that lasted 28 days, has finally come to a conclusion and while there were no winners in the outcome of the State of Georgia v. Gary Bradford, Deandre Washington and Maurice Conner, the jury has finally reached a verdict. Deliberations lasted around 10 hours and when the verdict was returned, their decision was […]

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Awards Recap: MTV’s Video Music Award’s Performances

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Awards Recap: MTV’s Video Music Award’s Performances

  “Miss. Greatest Living Entertainer” has proven the true meaning of her title. Beyonce closed out the VMA’s with her 16 minute performance and as usual it was remarkable. Leave it to Beyonce to bring a sense of relentless love, feminism, and family to the stage. “MTV Welcome to my world,” she says as she […]

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Breaking: Renisha McBride’s Killer Found Guilty, Faces Life Sentence

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Renisha McBride’s Killer Found Guilty, Faces Life Sentence

words by Nadia S. The family and supporters of 19 year old Renisha McBride can finally start to heal after hearing the guilty verdict in the murder trial of 55yr old Theodore Wafer. Wafer is on trial for November 2, 2013 shooting death of Renisha McBride in the quiet suburbia of Dearborn Heights in Detroit. […]

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Health Watch: Two Ebola Patients Arrive in The City of Atlanta Amid Warnings by Health Professionals

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Health Watch: Two Ebola Patients Arrive in The City of Atlanta Amid Warnings by Health Professionals

Associated Press — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea’s capital. Dr. Margaret Chan, the WHO’s director-general, said the meeting in Conakry “must […]

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Murdered Teen Kendrick Johnson Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Murdered Teen Kendrick Johnson Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A Georgia family has decided to take their case to a civil courtroom to get justice for their deceased son Kendrick Johnson who was found dead in a school gymnasium under questionable circumstances. According to friends and family of the teen, his death was not an accident as a result of him allegedly falling inside […]

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Rare Footage: Rapper Kayo Redd Live Performance with Brother Waka Flocka at Sold-Out Concert

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rare Footage: Rapper Kayo Redd Live Performance with Brother Waka Flocka at Sold-Out Concert

In a never seen footage, we found rare footage of Kayo Redd, an Atlanta rapper who took his own life in 2013. He along with his brother, hip hop star Waka Flocka Flame were performing on stage together at a New Orleans concert back in 2012. For those who didn’t know Kayo Redd, he had […]

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Philadelphia Judge Says Rapper Meek Mill Not Above the Law, Violates His Probation

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Philadelphia Judge Says Rapper Meek Mill Not Above the Law, Violates His Probation

Robert Williams aka Meek Mill had to learn the hard way that the criminal justice system is not the biggest fans of his music especially when he earns probably more than the judge that has just sentenced him up to six months in jail for what they classified as a violation of his probation stemming […]

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New Video Alert: Gunplay – Move That Dope (Freestyle)

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: Gunplay – Move That Dope (Freestyle)

Miami rapper Gunplay is back with a freestyle of the Move That Dope banger that originally featured, Future, Pusha T, and Pharrell Williams. Gunplay tests his lyrical skills on this already successful record but we have to ask, did he bring it? Na or yea? One thing we can say is he does bring the […]

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Recap: Love and Hip Hop Atlanta – Benzino Shot, Althea Smashed the Homie, Waka and Tammy Talk Wedding Bells

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Recap: Love and Hip Hop Atlanta – Benzino Shot, Althea Smashed the Homie, Waka and Tammy Talk Wedding Bells

Love and Hip Hop Atlanta is undoubtedly America’s favorite juicy black soap opera. Here’s the quick and dirty of the last episode: Stevie’s playing “deny, deny, DENY!”, AGAIN, Benzino’s got some foul relatives, Kirk is, “sorry, not sorry”, Scrappy’s missing the Bambi, Wacka and Tammy want to simply get married and Mimi and Nikko are […]

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