The New York Police Department allegedly forced Quinshon Shingles to rap in order to avoid arrest, and now the 27-year-old aspiring rapper is filing a lawsuit, reports ABC7.com.
Shingles, whose rap moniker is “Sauce Da Boss,” said NYPD Officer David Grieco and Detective Joseph Patton unlawfully entered his cousin’s home and handcuffed him. Once they learned that he… READ MORE »
In a world where Black women struggle for honorable mentions and the accolades they deserve in Hollywood, there’s one event that aims to make us all Queens for the evening.
BET’s annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! event, dedicated to honoring exceptional women of color around the world who serve as an inspiration within our communities, took place… READ MORE »
So many beauties have taken their natural hair journey and embraced it for what it is–hard, frustrating, rewarding, and empowering. What I find most interesting about the natural hair revolution is that it’s brought so many women together to take it one step further an adopt a healthier lifestyle. The process of cutting your hair and… READ MORE »
In a decision that surprised many women, including #TeamBeautiful, Kim Kardashian decided to take her future husband Kanye West‘s last name and keep her family name as her middle, making her Kim Kardashian West. While we were certain that nothing and no one could come between Kim and her Kardashian brand, apparently, love is the… READ MORE »
Sorry, “Basketball Wives” fans, but VH1 has pulled the plug on the show’s upcoming reunion special.
According to reports, producers at the network canceled the season five reunion because Evelyn Lozada refused to participate. Sources say the reality star bailed “because she’s sick and tired of talking about her split from ex-husband Chad… READ MORE »
Today, a Detroit judge sentenced the city’s former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to 28 years in prison for corruption, including racketeering conspiracy, fraud, extortion and tax crimes.
According to reports, Kilpatrick, who served as the Motor City’s mayor from 2002 to 2008, “fattened his bank account by tens of thousands of dollars, traveled the… READ MORE »
Watch out, Wendy Williams, Naomi Campbell may be catwalking her way through! Word on the street is the British supermodel may be getting her own talk show.
During a recent interview with Vogue.com, Naomi’s representative said she’s currently in negotiations with “a major U.S. network.”
“I can confirm that there are… READ MORE »
According to new TMZ reports, Ray J had to be restrained after charging at police because he heard them making inappropriate jokes about Whitney Houston’s dead body. Ray, who was rumored to be romantically involved with Whitney before her untimely passing, was outside her Beverly Hills Hotel room while paramedics and other officers tended to… READ MORE »
He wants that old thing back but Beyonce will always be the best thing he never had!
A man named Lyndell Locke claims to be Bey’s first boyfriend, and according to a recent interview with The Sun, he says “she’d still be mine if I hadn’t cheated on her.”
Along with… READ MORE »
Sadly, summer 2013 is coming to an end. Hopefully, you’ve gotten all of your vacationing, tanning, lounging and barbecuing out of the way and created a ton of memories to keep you laughing until next June. Although fall is peaking around the corner, this summer’s soundtrack has provided us with some jams that will be… READ MORE »
Hollywood husband-and-wife duo Robin Thicke and Paula Patton are both on top of their game right now. Along with raising their 3-year-old son Julian, Paula is the star of new action comedy “2 Guns” alongside Denzel Washington and Robin is dominating the pop and r&b charts with his megabit “Blurred Lines.”
Both of… READ MORE »
Should we still accept traditional gender roles when it comes to wedding proposals? Although women popping the question may seem like a taboo topic, it’s more popular than we may think.
On last week’s episode of “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta,” Joseline Hernandez proposed marriage to the love of her life Stevie J. He… READ MORE »
Word on the street is Beyonce’s little sister is trying her hand at acting. Rumor is Solange landed her first major role as R&B princess Aaliyah an upcoming biopic.
According to All Hip-Hop.com, the solo star went out for the role earlier this month and she found out she received the part this… READ MORE »
Clair Huxtable. The name brings a smile to your lips by the time you even make it to the “X.” Phylicia Rashad played the TV mom that ruled most of our lives for close to a decade in “The Cosby Show.”
Even though her angelic looks made her endearing, Clair Huxtable’s no-nonsense attitude was enough… READ MORE »
We’ve grown to love Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin’s friend who was the last person to speak with the slain teen before his tragic death at the hands of faux neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman. Since we first spotted her on the stand during Zimmerman’s trial, we’ve been endeared to her and we’re glad to know we’re not the… READ MORE »
Whenever issues of young Black masculinity become part of the national discourse, I often make reference to my little brother. As I am not yet a mother, he is my benchmark for how the world treats young Black male bodies. At 25 years old he is 6’2, slender, fair-skinned with a small bit of facial… READ MORE »
Outside of his charming smile, athletic frame and humble demeanor, Michael B. Jordan proved that he is an incredible acting talent with his Oscar worthy performance in the independent film about the shooting of Oscar Grant, “Fruitvale Station.”
Jordan, widely known for his roles in “The Wire,” “Friday Night Lights” and ” Red Tails,” delivers a… READ MORE »
Eating disorders are often times associated with specific races, age groups, and even career choices…think white teenage actress/models. But the truth is that eating disorders do not discriminate. According to the National Eating Disorder Association, 10 million American women suffer from eating disorders. This is not a Black v. White epidemic, and it certainly does not… READ MORE »