Focused On Urban Issues, Nightlife, & Kenny Smoov
The Grammys are quite a source of controversy for Hip Hop, but this year, two of the biggest artists won’t even be in attendance at the show. According to TMZ, Kanye West and Drake are not coming to the awards ceremony on February 12.
Drake‘s excuse is…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 31, 2017 at 10:59am — No Comments
A group of students wanted a voice for the conservative few at Howard University during the election so they did something about it.
According to PBS Newshour, after 10 years the Young Republicans are back on the yard at the HBCU and want to fully…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 31, 2017 at 10:42am — No Comments
President Donald Trump enters office facing low job approval ratings and skepticism from voters, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.
The survey found that 36% of American voters approve of Trump's handling of his job after…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 27, 2017 at 9:20am — No Comments
Trump Hotels, one of many companies owned by President Donald Trump, has an agreement in place to bring one of its brands to Nashville.
The Wall Street Journal reports (subscription required) that the chain has 17 signed letters of intent “with potential owners”…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 27, 2017 at 9:17am — No Comments
Michele says agreeing to perform for President Trump had major consequences. She…
MARY TYLER MOORE died yesterday of cardiac arrest and pneumonia. She was 80. Mary was most famous for "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", but she was also nominated for an Oscar for her role in the movie "Ordinary…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 26, 2017 at 9:58am — No Comments
GUCCI MANE Tweeted the title of his upcoming album. It'll be called "DropTopWizop". He didn't say when it's coming out. Just…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 26, 2017 at 9:25am — No Comments
She's asking people to submit text, music, or other artistic pieces relating to the experiences of black women, ages 16 to 30.
They should be based on themes including Resisting Racism, Understanding…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 26, 2017 at 9:14am — No Comments
This past Monday, Bowdy’s followers watched as he tragically took his own life on Facebook Live. Now, there’s new information that may point to what caused Bowdy to end to it all. According to the L.A. Times, the 33-year-old was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault just days before he…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 26, 2017 at 9:05am — No Comments
In his first network TV interview since becoming president, Donald Trump fielded questions from ABC's David Muir on such topics as immigration, his planned border wall, voter fraud and torture. During the hour-long special, Trump mostly stuck to issues he hammered home during his campaign. He continued to say that he would construct a border…Continue
The Trump administration has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to put all grants and contracts on hold, and to shut down all communication with the public. This could affect climate change research as well as plans to improve the water and air quality in impoverished communities.
According to reports, within hours of Donald Trump's inauguration, an email went out to employees that said, "New EPA administration has asked that all contract and grant awards be…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 25, 2017 at 2:45pm — No Comments
T.I. freaked during a show in Winnipeg over the weekend, when he got his butt grabbed by a MALE fan.
He got right in the guy's face and said, quote, "Don't put your hands on my ass again, bro. What the [eff's] wrong with you, [N-word? I will [eff] you…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 25, 2017 at 2:43pm — No Comments
Louisiana’s new “Blue Lives Matter” historic law has made resisting an arrest considered a felony hate crime reports KATC. St. Martinville Police Chief Calder Hebert says the law designed to protect police officers will make offenders think twice before resisting cops.
“We don’t need the general public being murdered for no reason and we…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 25, 2017 at 10:43am — No Comments
The drought is over.
Finally, the Academy has recognized an appropriately large amount of Black actors, actresses and filmmakers for their work in 2016. At least ten nominations have gone to black individuals, and six African American-themed films are represented.
This is a major (and welcome) change from recent years. After a…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 25, 2017 at 9:23am — No Comments
There was a party. Alcohol. And a gang of people having a good time.
Then, the night took a left turn and we’re here with a social media battle between entertainer Keke Palmer and R&B singer Trey Songz.
In a series of video posts, Palmer shared that she rolled through a party hosted by Songz, a longtime friend in Miami, and…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 25, 2017 at 9:17am — No Comments
Paris Jackson is stepping outside of her legendary father's shadow now that she's a full-fledged adult and has given Rolling Stone magazine the exclusive on her life.
In the intimate interview, she touched on everything from her struggles with suicide, believing the late Michael Jackson is her biological father and considering herself a Black…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 24, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments
On Saturday night, a woman in Uppsala, Sweden was reportedly gang-raped in a three hour attack that was documented on Facebook Live. Since then, three people have been arrested.
According to SVT News, the horrific event was broadcasted in a closed Facebook group to over 60,000 members.
Witnesses say multiple men stormed into the woman’s…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 24, 2017 at 10:14am — No Comments
The official White House website has English-only content. It was observed that all Spanish language content was removed, which was initially posted during Obama’s presidency. The Trump administration quickly changed things up, eliminating any Spanish-related content on the website.
According to Fox News, WhiteHouse.gov is now English-only, a…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 24, 2017 at 10:09am — No Comments
It all started when baker Duff Goldman of Ace Of Cakes fame tweeted out a photo of the Trump inauguration cake and a picture of the Obama inauguration cake.
As Goldman points out, Donald Trump's inauguration cake looks suspiciously like the one he made…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 24, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
Donald Trump was officially sworn in Friday as the leader of the free world — and newly former first lady Michelle Obama was there for much of the day's ceremonial handover of power.
While Obama was, as always, poised and composed in her behavior, her face…Continue
Added by Demeka "Nicety" on January 24, 2017 at 9:29am — No Comments