Kamiyah Mobley’s Mother “Blocked” Her Daughter’s Phone Number: “I Don’t Want To Argue with Her”

The tragic kidnapping of Kamiyah Mobley from Jacksonville’s then-Shands Hospital in 1999 is still causing tremendous pain for everyone involved. Shanara Mobley, Kamiyah’s ... Continue Reading →

Imprisoned Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Wants A Trump Pardon, Too

Once dubbed the nation’s “Hip Hop Mayor” after being elected the Motor City’s chief executive at the age of 31 in 2001, the sky seemed to be the limit for Kwame ... Continue Reading →

Kodak Black Turns 21–But He’s Still Locked Up

A Happy Birthday is in order for rapper Kodak Black, who turned 21 years old today. Unfortunately, he’s having an incarcerated birthday celebration today since he’s still ... Continue Reading →

Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves: Black Women Hold Every Top Position In Criminal Justice System In South Fulton, Georgia

Black women are making big moves in the City of South Fulton, Georgia: they hold every top position in the city’s criminal justice system. The newly formed city, which was created ... Continue Reading →

In The Tweets…Kenya Moore Blasts “Low Budget Blogs” For Spreading “Fake News”

According to numerous blogs, Real Housewives Of Atlanta star Kenya Moore has a lot of time on her hands these days. The pregnant reality TV diva, according to online reports, had her ... Continue Reading →

Editorial: Don’t Let Politics Take Precedence Over Voting Rights

This editorial by DJ 6 Minutes of WMBT 90.1 The BEAT! appeared in the May 25th edition of The Gainesville Sun. In November, Florida voters will have an opportunity to finally put this ... Continue Reading →

Georgia’s Stacey Abrams Makes History, Becomes Overnight Superstar

In the aftermath of bulldozing her opponent in Georgia’s Democratic primary Tuesday, former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams made history by becoming the first woman ... Continue Reading →

Camille Cosby Links Her Husband’s Conviction With Infamous Murder Of Emmett Till

Camille Cosby didn’t have a lot to say publicly as the number of women claiming her husband drugged and sexually assaulted them piled up, but now that he’s a convicted ... Continue Reading →

Top 6 Artists Whose Songs Should NEVER Be Re-Made

Some things are sacred. And some songs ONLY need to be sung by the original artists who did them. That’s not to say that somebody can’t come along and re-record a song ... Continue Reading →

Lovebug Starski, Pioneering Hip Hop Figure, Dies At 57: Coined The Term “Hip Hop”

Lovebug Starski, one of the forefathers of Hip Hop, has passed away. The pioneering DJ, record producer, MC and musician was 57 years old. Starski, born Kevin Smith, is credited for ... Continue Reading →

Strippers Hit The Block In New Orleans In Protest Of Strip Club Closures In New Orleans

The party used to never stop in New Orleans. But ever since the State of Louisiana’s Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control swooped in and closed 8 strip clubs on one street ... Continue Reading →

Grammys Shade: Bruno Mars Wins ALL of His Nominations; Jay-Z LOSES All of His

Singer Bruno Mars keeps winning, and took home 6 Grammys last night, winning in every category he was nominated for, including Record and Album Of The Year. Meanwhile, Beyonce was ... Continue Reading →

In The Tweets: Kandi Burruss Says Xscape’s Inauguration Performance Was To “Honor” New Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms

ALL of the members of Xscape–including Kandi Burruss, thankfully–performed at the inauguration of Keisha Lance-Bottoms, who won election as Atlanta’s 60th Mayor in ... Continue Reading →

NFL Rewind: Falcons, Jags, Collapse; Cowboys Eliminated, as Playoffs Take Shape

The NFL Playoffs actually start next weekend. The season flew by, didn’t it? And over the last 72 hours, in the final week before the last games of the regular season, a lot ... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursdays…Kris Kross: Jump

In 1992, two kids from Atlanta exploded onto the scene with “Jump”, a catchy banger produced by Jermaine Dupri. But Kris Kross would be bigger than just music. Although ... Continue Reading →