Artists Awarded Damages in Graffiti Case

Artists Awarded Damages in Graffiti Case

Brooklyn federal jurors ruled in the favor of 21 graffiti artists after a day of deliberations in the despite between land developers and the artists responsible for painting the historic Queens art Mecca known as 5 Pointz. The American mural space at 45-46 David Street in Long Island City was founded in 1993, and was a huge staple in the hip hop and art scene. It was recently closed down and whitewashed as developers have … Continue reading

Eminem to Donate Lawsuit Proceeds to Hurricane Relief

Eminem to Donate Lawsuit Proceeds to Hurricane Relief

On Wednesday (Oct. 25) it was reported that New Zealand’s National Party would have to award the publishing company Eight Mile Style about $415K, after using a song similar to “Lose Yourself” in a 2014 advert. Now, one of Em’s rep has said that the Detroit rapper will be donating all of those proceeds to hurricane relief. The rep was sure to clarify that Eminem did not file the lawsuit against the government himself, “Eminem … Continue reading

Colin Kaepernick Lands $1 Million Book Deal

Colin Kaepernick Lands $1 Million Book Deal

Colin Kaepernick has inked a book deal worth just over $1 million with Random House imprint One World, according to Page Six. One World is headed by book world superstar Chris Jackson who launched it last year. He also publishes JAY-Z and Ta-Nehisi Coates. It was previously reported that Kaepernick was seen “taking meetings with publishers in the New York offices of WME” to shop the planned book. Carlos Fleming reps Kaepernick as an athlete, … Continue reading

Lil Jon Opens Primary School in Ghana

Lil Jon Opens Primary School in Ghana

Lil Jon moved beyond the entertainment realm with his latest project. The famed producer opened a primary school for children in Ghana which he’s been raising money for quite some time. Lil Jon teamed up with Pencils of Promise or PoP, to open up the school in the Asuogyaman district of eastern Ghana. PoP was launched in 2009 with the purpose of bringing quality education to children in need on a global scale. Since 2009, … Continue reading

NFL Commissioner Will Not Force Players to Stand During Anthem

NFL Commissioner Will Not Force Players to Stand During Anthem

During a 20-minute press conference held to debrief what progress came of the meeting he hosted between NFL players and owners this week, league commissioner Roger Goodell shared that no changes will be made to the game’s operations manual. Goodell explained that his office will continue to urge players to recognize the patriotic culture that has long been associated with the sport in hopes that each and everyone on the sidelines will stand during the … Continue reading

Tesla Slammed With Racial Discrimination Allegations

Tesla Slammed With New Round of Racial Discrimination Allegations

Three former black Tesla employees claim they experienced racial discrimination by company supervisors and fellow employees. According to a lawsuit filed Tuesday, October 17, Owen Diaz and his son, Demetric (pictured above), along with Lamar Patterson, claim they faced racial remarks and racist graffiti drawings throughout their tenures in Tesla’s Fremont factory. According to NBC Bay Area, the former workers claim they were called the n-word multiple times, by both coworkers and their superiors. Owen … Continue reading

[Video] @MonstaKodi ‘Wipe Your Tears’

[Video] @MonstaKodi 'Wipe Your Tears'

​Breast Cancer comes face to face with a MONSTA in “Wipe Your Tears”, Monsta Kodi’s inspirational ode to the survivors of the disease. Monsta Kodi makes a loud declaration of undying support to those affected by the disease – a subject that hits close to home for many Americans. 1 – 8 women, and surprisingly 1 – 1,000 men, are at riskdiagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, affecting communities of friends and loved ones. … Continue reading

Michael Jordan Donates $7M to Charlotte Clinics

Michael Jordan Donates $7M to Charlotte Clinics

In the past, many have criticized Michael Jordan for staying silent during trying times that affect people who mostly purchase his products. However, Michael Jordan is putting his money where the critic’s mouths are, as he reportedly donated seven million dollars to clinics in at-risk communities located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jordan and his brand are set to work with Novant Health, who announced Jordan’s donation earlier Monday. Jordan spokesperson Estee Portnoy said that their … Continue reading

Blac Chyna Shows Support at #SlutWalk

Blac Chyna Shows Support at #SlutWalk

Amber Rose had her third annual SlutWalk, which is a rally with the purpose of speaking out against inequality, gender violence, and shaming against women. Many were in attendance, including Blac Chyna, who was barely clothed while participating in the SlutWalk. You can see Chyna in a black lacy bra that is see-through, along with a black thong to match. As an added layer of clothing, she wore a see-through cover-up dress. The last time Chyna … Continue reading

Fox Sports Won’t Air National Anthem Before NFL Games

Fox Sports Won't Air National Anthem Before NFL Games

Fox Sports will no longer air coverage of the national anthem before its NFL games, the network said on Sunday in a statement to Sports Illustrated. With the exception of the London matchup between the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints, Fox Sports plans to follow “standard procedure” and broadcast regionalized coverage without airing the national anthem. The network added, “However, our cameras are always rolling and we will document the response of players and … Continue reading