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[WATCH] Dock Worker Assaulted In Montgomery Brawl Breaks Silence


It’s been almost two months since the viral brawl at Riverfront Park in Montgomery, Alabama. Now Dameion Pickett, the dock worker who was attacked in the violent melee by a group of boaters, spoke out about the incident in an exclusive interview with “Good Morning America.” Visit for more information Pickett, who is the […]

Jay-Z, Timbaland and Ginuwine Win Copyright Lawsuit Over Samples Used In ‘Paper Chase’ and ‘Toe 2 Toe’ 

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A New York City judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Warner Chappell Music, rapper Jay-Z, producer Timbaland and singer Ginuwine over allegations of copyright infringement on the tracks Paper Chase and Toe 2 Toe. Visit for more information The lawsuit was brought by soul musician Ernie Hines, who alleged that the 1990s tracks Paper […]

MC Hammer Shuts Down Haters Over ‘One-Hit Wonder’ Accusation


MC Hammer shut down a hater on Twitter over the weekend, who foolishly labeled him a “one hit wonder.” ICYMI: The world was in a trance with Hammer, who had every huge endorsement (before it was a thing), had kids fainting a la Michael Jackson style, and put on a jaw-dropping show before The Renaissance Tour […]

WGA, AMPTP Reach Historic Contract Agreement To End 146-Day Writers Strike

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Finally! Hollywood can bring back our shows.The WGA and major studios and streamers have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract that promises to end the 146-day strike that has taken a heavy toll across the content industry. Visit for more information Negotiators for the Writers Guild of America and Alliance of […]

President Joe Biden Goes Viral After Blundering LL Cool J’s Name And Referring To Him As ‘Boy’ During Speech

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This weekend, social media attacked President Joe Biden after he seemed to forget rapper LL Cool J’s name and referred to him as “boy”, while delivering a speech to the Congressional Black Caucus. The president, however, quickly corrected himself, allegedly mixing up LL’s real name– James Todd Smith. Visit for more information LL Cool […]

[WATCH] Beyoncé Brings Out Megan Thee Stallion To Perform ‘Savage’ In Houston

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Rumors were buzzing all week that Megan Thee Stallion might be asked to perform with Beyoncé on the Houston stop of the much-talked about Renaissance Turns out the rumors were true. Megan Thee Stallion made a big entrance to a surprised crowd during Beyoncé’s performance. The two Houston divas performed a live rendition of their […]

ICYMI: Latto Serves Big Style Energy At Milan Fashion Week Debut

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Multi-platinum recording artist Latto has been making a splash in fashion and this week she left no crumbs across the pond. Latto attended her first Milan Fashion Week debut on Wednesday, 9/20 by attending the Diesel, Etro, and Roberto Cavalli SS24 runway shows. On Thursday, 9/21, she attended the GCDS and Blumarine shows.  Latto made a statement in […]

Oprah Denies Taking Ozempic to Lose Weight: ‘That’s the Easy Way Out’

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Oprah Winfrey recently denied reports that she’s taking popular Ozempic injections to lose weight. Fans noticed the mogul recently dropped a lot of weight and wondered if Oprah gave in to the current weight loss trend. Visit for more information In a recent discussion about obesity during her “The State of Weight” panel, Oprah […]

Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Jermaine Dupri + More Perform at The ASCAP Foundation’s 12th Annual “We Write the Songs”

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Yesterday, members of ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, celebrated their works at The ASCAP Foundation’s 12th annual “We Write the Songs” concert. As in previous years, 2023’s “We Write the Songs” event celebrated gifts from The ASCAP Foundation to the Library of Congress of the original manuscripts, lead sheets, lyrics sheets, […]

Sources Say Tamar Braxton Wants to Leave Atlanta: ‘I’m Not Safe Anywhere’

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Singer/reality star Tamar Braxton recently revealed she was robbed where she lived in Atlanta and now she no longer feels safe at home.  Tamar shared video of her car being burglarized inside her parking garage with several men slowly removing things from her vehicle. She wrote: I got robbed. At home. I’m not safe anywhere. […]

Eazy The Block Captain Adds Fuel To The Fire In Remy Ma Cheating Rumors

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Over the weekend, Remy Ma’s Chrome 23 Battle Rap showcase ‘I Do What I Want’ featuring Geechi Gotti and Eazy the Block Captain had the internet buzzing. Geechi brought up alleged rumors that Remy Ma was cheating on her husband Papoose with Eazy the Block Captain. In the viral verse heard around the internet, Geechi […]

Mo’Nique Speaks Out Against Unpaid Royalties In ‘The Parkers’ Deal


Veteran comedian Mo’Nique Hicks is speaking out and breaking down numbers about her recent lawsuit. The actress filed a lawsuit against Paramount and CBS for unpaid royalties from her popular sitcom ‘The Parkers. The breach-of-contract lawsuit alleges the defendants artificially depressed the show’s profitability to “retain millions that would otherwise be contractually due” to Mo’Nique’s […]

ICYMI: LA Native YG Took New York Fashion Week By Storm

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Rapper YG came to the east coast and showed out during New York Fashion Week. Sporting dope upscale looks, the west coast native kicked off the week by attending the Palomo Spain SS24 Runway Eckhaus Latta Show, held at the renowned Rockefeller Plaza. He later joined the festivities at the highly-exclusive CR x Dundas New […]

Rapper Geechi Gotti Calls Remy Ma Out for Cheating on Papoose


This past summer, the battle rap world was in shambles when rumors swirled that Terror Squad rapper Remy Ma was cheating on her husband Papoose with battle rapper Eazy the Block Captain. Social media reported that an alleged altercation occurred where Pap jumped Eazy at Remy’s battle rap showcase Chrome 23. Now the rumors are […]

Teyana Taylor Breaks Silence On Marriage: ‘Iman And I Are Separated’

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Rumors have been flying about the marriage of Teyan Taylor and Iman Shumpert. Allegations of infidelity hit the internet when a woman posted a video wearing Iman’s chain. Now Teyana is breaking her silence about their marriage and announced on her Instagram page that they are separated. Visit for more information AHT AHT! Not too much […]