3 End Up Shot After Performers Pull Pistols During Party At A Warehouse Studio

A dilapidated warehouse in northwest Atlanta that is sometimes used as a recording studio was the location of a harrowing scene Saturday night: a dispute that reportedly started ... Continue Reading →

Nigerian Brothers ‘Taken Advantage Of’ By Jussie Smollett, Claims Attorney

The attorney for two brothers who law enforcement officials say helped concoct and then perpetrate an allegedly phony racist and homophobic assault on the streets of Chicago claims ... Continue Reading →

YBN Almight Jay Appears To Suffer Serious, Possibly Permanent, Facial Injury In Aftermath of NYC Robbery, Beatdown

Video of a vicious beating and robbery launched against Birmingham rapper YBN Almighty Jay quickly went viral over the weekend. The rapper, whose previous claim to fame was as ... Continue Reading →

R. Kelly Being Held In Jail “Psych Ward”; Superstar Is Getting Money and ‘Dozens’ Of Visit Requests While Locked Down

Not everybody is on the Stop R. Kelly bandwagon. According to The Chicago Sun-Times, the one-time legendary but now disgraced R&B super-crooner is getting all kinds of love–the ... Continue Reading →

Florida-Based Playwright Barry S. McLeod Poised To Give Tyler Perry A Run For His Money

While celebrated playwright and producer Tyler Perry is set to lay long-running Madea to rest, a Florida playwright is ready to take audiences everywhere by storm. Gainesville ... Continue Reading →

Jewelry Store Popular With Big-Name Rappers Robbed; Owner and Wife Tied Up During Heist

The owner of Icebox Jewelry, a Buckhead store renowned for its client list that includes a Who’s Who of big-name Atlanta rappers, endured a harrowing armed robbery over the ... Continue Reading →

21 Savage Says He’d Rather Sit In A U.S. Jail And Fight Deportation Than Be Sent Back To The U.K.

He’s now America’s most famous illegal immigrant: Atlanta’s 21 Savage is facing the heat from federal immigration officials and is in danger of being deported ... Continue Reading →

Story Unravels, ‘Attackers’ Flip, Case Headed To Grand Jury And Now Fans and Observers Ask Jussie Smollett: WHY?

It wasn’t like there wasn’t plenty of reason to be suspicious of Empire superstar Jussie Smollett’s version of a supposed late-night homophobic attack launched ... Continue Reading →

Government Shutdown Part 2 May Be On The Way; IRS Refund Checks Shrink After Republican-Sponsored Tax Law Takes Effect

Americans and federal workers everywhere are bracing for what could be Round 2 of the disastrous government shutdown prompted by President Donald Trump over border wall spending. On ... Continue Reading →

Rumors Swirl Around Future of Wendy Williams Show

Another week, another Wendy Williams-less Wendy Williams Show. The popular daytime show’s host is still a no-show as she confronts what has been described as a medical and ... Continue Reading →

Motown Criticized Over J. Lo Tribute Performance at The Grammys

For years, the Grammy Awards has faced criticism over what many say is an effort to prioritize non-Black artists over actually Black artists doing Black music. Last night’s ... Continue Reading →

Erykah Badu Says That She Was Not Referring To Jussie Smollett Case When She Urged Followers To “Wait For The Facts”; Some on Twitter Still Come For Her

Hip Hop’s favorite root lady Erykah Badu, who some have called rap’s Miss Cleo, is trending once again. Days after some social media users came for Badu after she said ... Continue Reading →

Longtime Trump Associate Roger Stone Indicted, Arrested By Feds In Late Night Raid

Longtime Trump friend, confidant and associate Roger Stone was indicted and subsequently had his home raided by federal authorities during a pre-dawn raid overnight, according ... Continue Reading →

Florida Secretary Of State–Who Oversees Elections–Resigns After Pics Of Him In Blackface Surface

Florida Secretary Of State Mike Ertel is out of a high-paying job. That’s because photos surfaced of Ertel dressed in blackface at a party in 2005. Ertel was pretending ... Continue Reading →

Florida Legislators Trying To Define ‘Murder’ In Amendment 4 Hearings

In yet another sign that Florida legislators should leave Amendment 4 alone, a new debate in Tallahassee has emerged over what “murder” means. The amendment granted ... Continue Reading →