Nick Cannon Joins Protesters in St. Louis

Nick Cannon Joins Protesters in St. Louis

Actor and comedian Nick Cannon joined protesters in St. Louis frustrated with the acquittal of former officer Jason Stockley who fatally shot a black man in 2011. Over the last few days, protests have engulfed St.Louis as many are dissatisfied with the not guilty ruling handed by St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson. Prosecutors argued that Stockley fatally shot Anthony Lamar Smith following a brief high-speed chase and then planted a weapon in Smith’s car … Continue reading

[AtlantaFX] Donald Glover Wins Emmy

[AtlantaFX] Donald Glover Wins Emmy

Donald Glover continues his entertainment dominance with an Emmy for Best Director in a Comedy Series for his show ‘Atlanta.’ Glover thanked his parents, the writers of the show, but most importantly his best friend Hiro Murai, who he claims taught him everything he knows about directing. ‘Atlanta’ is nominated for 4 Emmys total. Earlier this year, Atlanta won a Golden Globe and a Critics’ Choice Award. This is the first time a black director … Continue reading

Nas & Nicki Minaj Fuel Dating Rumors

Nas & Nicki Minaj Fuel Dating Rumors

Nas and Nicki continue to fuel dating rumors by posing in 2 photos with Nas’ 20-year-old, all-white 190E (base model) Birthday Mercedes Benz with Illmatic license plates. In one of the IG captions, Nas wrote: “Got my Bday 1988 190E Benz & picked up Shorty from Queens! We Out!” In the other caption, he wrote: “My 88′ 190E Benz Bday Flow Queens Get The Money.” What are your thoughts of Nas and Nicki as a Hip Hop … Continue reading

Zaytoven Signs to Motown Records

Zaytoven Signs to Motown Records

Zaytoven, a super producer in his own right known for making hits with Gucci Mane and Soulja Boy, signed to Motown Records. The producer published a statement announcing his new partnership with the label and promised that new music is coming soon. “One of the most influential figures in urban music, Zaytoven is widely credited with curating the signature sound of such international superstars such as Gucci Mane, Future, and Migos. He has also worked … Continue reading

Danielle Bregoli Signs Record Deal

Danielle Bregoli Signs Record Deal

You might call Danielle Bregoli “Cash Me Outside Girl,” or “The girl from the Dr. Phil show,” or even a juvenile delinquent, but you can also call her a signed musical artist. After Danielle Bregoli released her first rap single “These Heaux” and the song climbed YouTube trends and garnered more than 22 million views on the streaming video channel, Danielle Bregoli has been signed, and not just with any record label. According to reports, … Continue reading

Chance The Rapper Sued For Copyright Infringement

Chance The Rapper Sued For Copyright Infringement

The rise of Chance The Rapper has been a rapid one. The rapper has managed to garner critical praise for his Coloring Book album along with him setting up initiatives to raise money for the Chicago Public School system. However, it looks as if his past may be giving him some trouble, as he is being sued for copyright infringement. The lawsuit stems from a jazz musician named Abdul Wali Muhammad who says the rapper … Continue reading

Solange Announces Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concerts

Solange Knowles has announced a new show to benefit Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The Houston native announced on Instagram that the concert, titled “Orion’s Rise,” will take place in Boston’s Orpheum Theater on Sept. 28. Knowles will be joined on stage by jazz band The Sun Ra Arkestra. “I’m committed to partnering with organizations on the ground in Houston and making contributions to uplift the city that raised me with so much love,” the singer … Continue reading

Tweet Hospitalized For Blood Clots

Tweet Hospitalized For Blood Clots In Lungs And Arm

Singer Tweet is in the hospital with blood clots in her lungs and right arm. Missy Elliot alerted her 1.2 million followers to the news, saying, “Sending prayers up for my sis @Tweet_ who has blood clots in both lungs… We are asking for your prayers for healing… Amen.” Tweet’s longtime boyfriend, Baltimore pastor Jamal Bryant, echoed similar sentiments, saying, “I need your prayers for @Tweet_ She’s been admitted in hospital for blood clots in … Continue reading

Trae Tha Truth Rescues Hurricane Victims

Trae Tha Truth Rescues Hurricane Victims

Trae Tha Truth is a hero. The Houston legend was interviewed while on the front lines of the after math of Hurricane Harvey, rescuing victims with the Fire Department who are trapped in their homes in the completely flooded city. “Words can really explain it,” Trae told the FOX 26 reporter when asked to describe the scene. “I felt helpless yesterday when I had to be rescued so I know that feeling,” He continued. “We … Continue reading

DMX Voluntarily Checks Into Rehab Program

DMX Voluntarily Checks Into Rehab Program

DMX is entering an inpatient rehab program, a court filing indicates. The rapper, whose birth name is Earl Simmons, tested positive for cocaine and pot several times while out on bail for his federal tax fraud case. Manhattan Federal Judge Jed Rakoff ordered him to home confinement following the failed drug tests. Shortly thereafter, DMX asked Rakoff for approval to travel for work. Rakoff decided Friday that DMX could travel to Atlanta for a gig — … Continue reading