Focused On Urban Issues, Nightlife, & Kenny Smoov
A Los Angeles County judge and former police commission president who was handcuffed, locked in a UCLA police cruiser, and detained for resisting arrest this weekend has turned around and sued the UCLA police force for using excessive force.
The judge — who is black — has…
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.Rap mogul Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and his Ludacris Foundation are always busiest around the holidays. Unlike other foundations that give back only during tax season (I SEE YOU, Jay Z), Luda and his mom, Roberta Shields, give back to the community year round.
Atlanta, GA –…
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Vanessa VanDyke, 12, faces expulsion from her Central Florida school if she doesn’t cut, or at least groom her puffy afro hairstyle, WKMG Local 6 reports.
Vanessa, who is a talented violinist, said school officials gave her an ultimatum: either cut her unruly afro or be…
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‘Glee’ star Amber Riley and her dance partner Derek Hough won the coveted championship trophy during the Dancing With The Stars Finale on Tuesday. Riley’s surprising footwork and her inspiring enthusiasm helped boost the season 17 ratings 17%, according to USA Today.
Riley said she…
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The Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year extension on Monday for $48 million that makes the 35-year-old superstar the highest player in the league.
Perhaps more mind blowing is the fact that the new deal will bring Kobe's total career earnings from the Lakers…
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Chris Brown went to anger-management rehab willingly, and he gave up his phone and Internet access happily, but there was one thing he wouldn't let go of without a fight -- his weed.
According to TMZ, when Chris checked into the California rehab center after his probation…
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As you wrap up your holiday weekend, don't forget that the Soul Train Awards will be air Sunday on BET and Centric 8 p.m. ET.
Hosted by Anthony Anderson, the show will feature performances by R&B stars Jennifer Hudson, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Ronald Isley, Eric…
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On Monday, Kanye West slammed Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, saying, "I got into this giant argument with the head of Zappos that he's trying to tell me what I need to focus on. Meanwhile, he sells all this [crap] product to everybody, his whole thing is based off of selling [crap] product."…
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After a routine traffic stop turned into a high speed chase, a mother of five children ages 6 to 18 has written an open letter to police after her children were fired on.
The incident happened on Nov. 16 when Oriana Ferrell and her five children were pulled over by a New Mexico State Police officer for going 71mph in a 55mph zone in Albuquerque, New Mexico.…
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The daughter of the late legendary jazz singer Nina Simone fleeced her mom’s Estate and FLAGRANTLY ignored Nina’s last wish — to fund schools for poor kids in Africa … this according to law enforcement.
Lisa Simone Kelly siphoned more than $2 million that the California…
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What a difference a year makes.
Last year's American Music Awards had little spark and lousy ratings, which most folks blamed on a lack of big name performers -- a deficit that producers made up for last night by recruiting Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry to rock the house.
Artist of the Year Taylor Swift and Justin dominated the winners list, taking…
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The judge handling Chris Brown's Washington D.C. case has honored Breezy's request to skip his scheduled court appearance for Monday so he can remain in his inpatient anger management program in Cali.
According to official legal documents TMZ obtained, D.C. criminal courts…
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Ryan Gosling will have to wait till next year. People magazine has named Adam Levine the
"Sexiest Man Alive."
The new issue, which Adam covers, was revealed Tuesday night during NBC's singing competition…
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Looks like our girl Kelly Rowland is engaged to her boyfriend/manager Tim Witherspoon. They’ve
been together for more than 5 years and those close to Kelly say its the real deal. I know this cat
Tim and he’s just a regular dude with a…
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Outkast might make Coachella the hottest ticket of 2014.
Reunion rumors have been flying since 2007. Now, according to Billboard, multiple sources have confirmed that Andre "André 3000" Benjamin and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton are set to reunite. Under the current plan, the…Continue
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Gucci Mane is taking Waka Flocka and his mom-ager, Debra Antney, to court for allegedly robbing him blind and ruining his reputation.
According TMZ, Gucci hired Waka's mom as his manager back in 2006 and since has allegedly released Gucci's music and collected royalties…Continue
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George Zimmerman has been granted bail after yesterday's (Monday) arrest on domestic violence
Cops in Seminole County, Florida picked up Zimmerman after his pregnant girlfriend called 911.
She accused him of shoving her out of the home they share and threatening her with a shotgun,
after breaking a glass table.
This afternoon (Tuesday),…
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NeNe Leakes is recovering after being rushed to an Atlanta hospital earlier this week.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta star took to Twitter to say she was doing better after being
diagnosed with blood clots in her lungs. She claims that…
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The rumors of French Montana and Trina being a item have heated up to the point where Trina
had to clear the air. Trina wants everyone to know that she is single. She tells Mara the Socialite
of 4UMF, “I’m not a couple with nobody.…
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Chattanooga is looking for YOU! Here's their release of the most wanted men in Chattanooga!
At least we can tell where the attention goes at the Chattanooga Police…Continue
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