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50 Cent, Entertainment, Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff., Marquise Jackson, Top Stories -

50 Cent has some harsh words for his estranged son Marquise Jackson. On Thursday, the 43-year-old rapper left a comment on Marquise’s Instagram photo that read: “If both these little n— got hit by a bus, I wouldn’t have a bad day.”   In the photo, Marquise was posing with the son of 50 Cent’s longtime […]

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Daniel Hernandez, Entertainment, Tekashi 6ix9ine, Top Stories, underaged sex video -

After pleading guilty to posting a video online of a 13-year-old girl performing a sex act, rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, 22, is expected to be re-sentenced next week.  6ix9ine, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, recently earned his first Top 5 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Fefe” featuring Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz. His debut […]

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Nicki Minaj is countersuing former stylist Maher Jridi, claiming that she doesn’t owe him a penny. The “Barbie Dreams” rapper is countersuing for $12,000 plus legal fees, according to new legal documents obtained by TMZ.  Jridi, who served as Nicki’s stylist in 2017 and during Paris Fashion Week, has filed a lawsuit against the 35-year-old, accusing her […]

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Being Mary Jane, CW, Entertainment, Girlfriends, lack Lightning, Love Is, Mara Brock Akil, News, Oprah Winfrey Network, OWN, Salim Akil, Television, Warner Bros -

Salim Akil, co-creator of OWN’s hit series, Love Is, has been sued by a woman who claims to have had a 10-year-relationship with the Black Lightning showrunner. Amber Dixon Brennan filed a lawsuit against Akil earlier this week that accuses him of repeated “non-consensual assault and battery.” The court documents reveal that Brennan contends she […]

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Business, Entertainment, Family Feud, Forbes, highest-paid TV hosts, Steve, Steve Harvey, Television, The Steve Harvey Show -

Steve Harvey is still raking in the big bucks despite reports that his talk show has been bumped from its time slot in some markets. Harvey nabbed the No.5 spot of Forbes‘ annual list of the highest-paid TV hosts and it looks like he will be more than fine no matter what the fate of […]

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#BFV, Braxton Family Values, Entertainment, Lady Gaga, Music, News, Papoose, Remy Ma, Tamar & Vince, Tamar Braxton, Tamr Braxton, Television, Vincent Herbert -

Remy Ma would probably like to leave her legal problems in the past but the rapper has found herself back in a judge’s crosshairs and this time it has to do with Vincent Herbert. Last year, Tamar Braxton’s ex was sued by LDNX Records, a music company that alleges Herbert owes them $380k. Although they […]

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Cynthia Bailey, Entertainment, Greg Leakes, Gregg Leakes, Kenya Moore, Nene Leakes, Nene Leakes husband, Real Housewives of Atlanta, RHOA, Television -

Real Housewives of Atlanta fans have been following Nene Leakes and her husband Gregg Leakes as they confront his cancer diagnosis on this season of the hit reality show and it looks like the couple may not be as close as they appear. Although Nene is known for speaking her mind, her fans were shocked […]

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Entertainment, Kanye West, Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, KUWTK, Marcus Hyde, Music, Ray J, Television -

  Kim Kardashian West and her hubby, Kanye West may have caught some criticism for flaunting the private, double-decker, 747 they like to travel in this week but they also shared some serious dough with their personal photographer, Marcus Hyde, who was badly injured in a car crash last month. Aside from the hefty donation, […]

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Dave Chapelle, Entertainment, Events, Film, John Legend, Music, News, Oprah Winfrey, Q85: A Musical Celebration for Quincy Jones, Quincy, Quincy Jones, Rashida Jones, Stevie Wonder, Television, Video -

  Some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry will be featured on BET’s upcoming special, Q85: A Musical Special for Quincy Jones.  Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith, John Legend, Dave Chapelle, Stevie Wonder, and Jennifer Hudson are just a few of the famous faces we will see on the two-hour special produced by Ken […]

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2019 AVN Porn Awards, AVN Porn Awards, Cardi B, Cardi B porn awards, Entertainment, Kanye West, Music, Offset, Television -

Cardi B has broken tons of records in her short career as a rap superstar and she just made history again. According to TheBlast, the former Love & Hip Hop star turned hitmaker will be the first-ever female performer to hit the stage at the annual AVN Porn Awards in January. “I’m so excited that […]

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Alexx Banks, brain flu, Entertainment, News, Oprah Winfrey, OWN, Ready to Love, reality star battles brain flu, Television, Tiffany Kirk -

Fans of OWN‘s latest reality series, Ready To Love should be familiar with Alexx Banks, one of the eligible bachelors looking for a wife on the dating show. Sadly, Banks is currently being hospitalized for brain flu, something we had never even heard of until now. One of his Ready To Love costars, Tiffany Kirk, […]

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Entertainment, Film, Julius Tennon, News, Shirley Chisholm, Sundance Film Festival, The Fighting Shirley Chisholm, Troupe Zero, Video, Viola Davis, WIDOWS< JuVee Productions -

  On the heels of announcing her partnership with Amazon Studios, Viola Davis has landed the leading role in their upcoming film, The Fighting Shirley Chisholm. The Oscar-Winning actress, whose company, JuVee Productions, inked a first-look deal with the company, will play Shirley Chisholm, the nation’s first Black woman elected to the U.S. House of […]

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A Legendary Christmas, A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy, Awkwafina, Chrissy Teigen, Crazy Rich Asians, Entertainment, Events, John Legend, John Legend Christmas special, Kim Kardashian West, Music, NBC, Penny and Paul, Stevie Wonder, Television, Video -

  John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are ready to show the world how they do the holidays. The couple’s NBC special, A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy airs tonight on NBC and they shared some sneak peeks at what (and who) fans can expect to see. The talented duo who are parents to two […]

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Cowboys & Indians party, Eniko Hart, Eniko Parrish, Entertainment, Film, Kevin Hart, Kevin Hart backlash, News, Night School, Television, TheGrio's 100 Women, Video -

  Kevin Hart and his wife, Eniko Parrish caught plenty of heat from folks who were offended by their son’s birthday party theme. The couple showed off photos from the “Cowboys & Indians” themed birthday bash over the weekend and were instantly slammed for the insensitive theme. Now, the comedian is firing back at his […]

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#Blacklove, Entertainment, Featured, Juelz Santana, Kimbella Vanderhee, Miguel, Nazanin Mandi, Opinion, True Blue -

Within the confines of #BlackLove, there's a huge distinction between being the ride-or-die who is growing with someone versus being used as a longterm crutch.

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Brooklyn Doris Daly, Entertainment, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Kenya Moore baby, Kenya Moore photo, Kenya Moore post-baby body, Marc Daly, Nene Leakes, Porsha Williams, Real Housewives of Atlanta, RHOA, Television -

Kenya Moore gave birth to her baby girl earlier this month and she’s already showing off a toned tummy. The 47-year-old former Real Housewives of Atlanta star welcomed her daughter, Brooklyn Doris Daly with her husband, Marc Daly and revealed her impressive snapback snapshots while revealing she endured a three-hour c-section. “#3weekspostpartum#47yearoldsnapback#Csection#teamnosleepThe SnapBack is real! […]

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Beyoncé, Beyonce Knowles, Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Black History, Blue Ivy, Blue Ivy Carter, Entertainment, Events, Featured, Global Citizens festival, Global Citizens Festival: Mandela 100, Jay Z, Madiba, Music, Nelson Mandela, News, The Carters -

  Beyonce is gearing up to perform at the Global Citizens Festival: Mandela 100 in South Africa, and she took time to pen a powerful open letter to the late Nelson Mandela on her website.  In the touching tribute entitled “Dear Madiba,” she recounts first meeting Mandela in 2004. “I first met you in 2004 […]

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Amazon, Entertainment, Film, HTGAWM, Julius Tennon, JuVee Productions, News, Steve McQueen, Television, Viola Davis, widows -

  Viola Davis just scored another big win, along with her husband, Julius Tennon. The Oscar-winning actress who is currently starring in Steve McQueen‘s latest film, WIDOWS, and her hubby just inked a first-look feature production deal with Amazon Studios. “Amazon Studios is passionate about building a home for both new and established filmmakers of […]

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Entertainment, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, KUWTK, Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, Music, News, Princess Love, Ray J, Television -

  It looks like the battle between Ray J and Kim Kardashian West is raging on thanks to some recent claims she made on Keeping Up With the Kardashians.  During a recent episode, Kanye’s wifey insists she was high on ecstasy when she made her infamous sex tape with former flame, Ray J. “I got […]

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Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Exes, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jaden Smith, News, Red Table Talk, Sheree Zampino, Television, Trey Smith, Video, Will Smith -

  Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have a way of making their family life look easy but the couple has been coming clean about how they have navigated the tough road of marriage and raising a blended family. In a recent Instagram post, Will Smith opened up about his relationship with his eldest son, […]

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Barracoon, Barracoon: The Story of the Last 'Black Cargo'', Common, Entertainment, Lionsgate, News, Television, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston -

It looks like Common is gearing up to adapt the work of Zora Neale Hurston into a limited television series and we can’t wait to see it. The singer/actor/activist who heads up Freedom Road Productions has reportedly acquired the rights to the recently-discovered novel Barracoon: The Story of The Last ‘Black Cargo’. Hurston is a […]

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Bravo, Chase Omari Samuels, Chris Samuels, Entertainment, Monique Samuels, Monique Samuels baby girl, News, Real Housewives of Potomac, RHOA, RHOP, Television -

Monique Samuels and her husband, Chris Samuels just welcomed their third child. The Real Housewives of Potomac star gave birth to a baby boy on Monday. “Chase Omari Samuels was born Nov. 26, 2018 at 4:56pm,” Monique Samuels told PEOPLE. “He’s 8 lbs., 15 oz., 21 inches long, and absolutely perfect.” View this post on Instagram […]

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#SavagexFenty, Chris Brown, Chris Brown and Rihanna, Entertainment, Guava Island, Music, Rihanna, Rihanna holiday campaign, Savage, savage x fenty, Video -

Rihanna nearly broke the internet over the Thanksgiving holiday when she appeared on folks’ timelines topless wearing lingerie from her Savage x Fenty collection. “We getting NAUGHTY-not-NICE this season!” the Bajan-beauty captioned the sexy campaign ad. “@savagexfenty just dropped The Ultimate Gift Guide to help you shop gifts for everybody in ya life !! Hit […]

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  Ava DuVernay stays winning. The Oscar-nominated, Emmy-winning director of A Wrinkle in Time, and Selma and creator of OWN’s hit series, Queen Sugar, has inked an impressive $100 million overall deal with Warner Bros TV. According to Deadline, the overall deal with DuVernay’s Forward Movement production company begins in January and includes drama and comedy series, documentaries, […]

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Atanta, Black Panther, Childish Gambino, Donald Glover, Entertainment, Film, Guava Island, Guava Island trailer, Hiro Murai, Letitia Wright, Music, Nonso Anozie, Rihanna, Rihanna and Donald Glover movie, riri -

Donald Glover finally shared a sneak peek of the mysterious film he’s starring in with Rihanna and we can’t wait to learn more about the flick, Guava Island. Glover shared the trailer for the movie that also features Black Panther star, Letitia Wright and is directed by Hiro Murai over the weekend during his stint at […]

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Adrienne canfield-norris, Birdman, Entertainment, Jada Pinkett Smith, Keri Lewis, Mint Condition, Music, Red Table Talk, Television, Toni Braxton, Toni Braxton Divorce, Toni Braxton on Red Table Talk, Will Smith -

On the latest episode of Red Table Talk, Toni Braxton opened up to Jada Pinkett Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Norris about the difficulty she experienced when she divorced Keri Lewis in 2013. “I hated having to surrender to the loss,” Braxton said. Her ex was one of the founding members of Mint Condition and the couple […]

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Donald Trump, Entertainment, Immigration, Music, Politics, Rihanna, Video -

  President Donald Trump’s inhumane assault on a group of migrants attempting to seek asylum at the US border has enraged many including superstar Rihanna who called it an act of “terrorism.” —US agents fire tear gas as some migrants try to breach fence— The music and beauty mogul took to social media on Sunday and […]

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Entertainment, Kwame Alexander, Solo, Swing, young adult fiction -

ing, the latest young adult fiction collaboration from Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess, is a rich novel told completely in verse.

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Entertainment, Featured, Gina Rodriguez, Opinion, Pay Equity, True Blue -

Gina Rodriguez continues to be mad as she believes Black women receive more blessings than Latinax in Hollywood.

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Entertainment, Kandi Burruss, New Edition, News, Real House Wives of Atlanta, RHOA, Ronnie Devoe, Shamari Devoe -

Shamari DeVoe, the newest member of The Real Housewives of Atlanta had her castmates shook on Sunday’s episode with her racy revelations.

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Cowboys, Eniko Hart, Entertainment, Kevin Hart, Native Americans, News, Racism, Video -

Kevin Hart and his wife Eniko had to fend off folks who criticized them for using a ‘Cowboys and Indians’ party theme to celebrate their son Kenzo’s first birthday.

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Charlie Brown, Entertainment, News, Thanksgiving -

Watching A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is a pre-Thanksgiving tradition for many people across the nation. ABC has aired the cartoon since 1973. However, in the era of more consciousness about race relations, the 1973 cartoon which was aired last week, raised eyebrows for being racist. At issue is how the Black character Franklin is seen eating alone […]

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Apollo Theater, Cam'ron Matthews, Dipset, Entertainment, Featured, Juelz Santana, Kimbella Vanderhee, Music, Top Stories -

Juelz Santana proposed to his longtime girlfriend Kimbella Vanderhee after dating on-and-off for nearly a decade while he was performing on stage at the Apollo Theater.

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