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[WATCH] Regina King Impersonates ‘Gorilla Glue Girl’ On SNL

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Last night, Oscar award-winning actress Regina King joined Kenan Thompson on Saturday Night Live to continue the jokes on Tessica Brown and her gorilla glued hair. Visit for more information Brown and her glued hair has been the gift that keeps on giving in the media. Joining the jokes, Regina King impersonates Brown in […]

[WATCH] Single Working Mom Of Five Homeless During Pandemic

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The pandemic has turned the world upside down causing more damage than anyone was prepared for.COVID-19 has caused so much pain in the world with half a million deaths, lost wages, broken families and homelessness. Visit for more information On the top of that list—single moms. Black single moms struggling to make ends meet. […]

[WATCH] Ciara And Russell Wilson Showcase Their Perfect Marriage For GQ

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Well isn’t this sweet.Social media’s favorite couple Russell and Ciara Wilson are sharing more details of their perfect marriage just in time for all you Valentine’s lovebirds. Visit for more information During a fun game of 33 questions with GQ magazine, the couple everyone wants to know about proves who knows more about the […]

Atlanta Natives Big Boi And CeeLo Green Curate ATL Experience at Reverb

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Atlanta natives Big Boi and CeeLo Green have just announced their collaboration with REVERB, a new influencer enhanced smart hotel designed for the ultimate music fan. Visit for more information Located in Downtown Atlanta, the legendary rappers have offered their Atlanta expertise to help curate the perfect trip to the ATL. Big Boi who […]

Remembering MF DOOM: A Personal Story

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On the last day of 2020 the world was shocked to learn that hip hop’s supervillain, MF DOOM had passed away 2 month’s prior on October 31st.Shock, disbelief and sadness spread across the community of fans, family and people who loved him. Visit for more information My story with DOOM started in 2004. I […]

[WATCH} Arrest Made In Vicious Harlem Liquor Store Attack

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An arrest was made in a vicious attack against a woman who was brutally attacked outside a Harlem liquor store after she declined a man’s offer to pay for a bottle of wine. Visit for more information The NYPD said one of the suspects seen in the red coat, Tyrone Cooper, is in custody […]

Protect Us: Harlem Mom Killed After Confronting Man Who Groped Her


A Harlem mom was fatally shot after she approached a man who had just groped her on the street . Visit for more information 29-year-old Shadina Smith, mother of one, was shot three times in the chest and killed near her apartment on W. 150th St. and Frederick Douglass Blvd. about 12:30 p.m. on Jan. […]

[WATCH] Bronx Dad Caught Abusing Kids On Train Arrested ‘I Need Help’

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The Bronx father seen in the viral video punching a child and grabbing the other by his hair at a Bronx subway station was arrested on Friday. The troubled mad said he’s suffering and needs help. Visit for more information Detectives spoke to 35-year-old Joshua Gilead while investigating another apparent assault. The shocking incident […]

[WATCH] Old Footage Of Rick Ross Admitting to Giving Just Brittany ‘Special Treatment’

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During this old clip that recently resurfaced from footage from VH1’s show ‘Signed’, Rick Ross reveals he paid a little extra attention to contestant Just Brittany. Fans have been upset with the mogul after they felt the other singers were more qualified. Accusations of colorism spawned conversations across social media. Visit for more information […]

[WATCH] Coko from SWV And Latocha From Xscape Fuel Verzuz Battle With Insane Acapellas

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Singers Coko from SWV and LaTocha Scott from Xscape broke the internet with their acapella vocals on Instagram.The two vocal powerhouses delighted social media by singing each other’s hit songs fueling questions of a Verzuz battle. Visit for more information Coko, whose real name is Cheryl Elizabeth Gamble is best known as the lead […]

[PHOTOS] Our Black Lives Still Matter

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This week we were reminded that ‘Black Lives Still Matter’ when we were inundated with all of the violent attacks on black women. Following the tragic altercations this week at the liquor store in Harlem, a crowd rallied together to remind the Harlem Neighborhood that we would no longer tolerate disrespect. Visit for more information As a […]

[WATCH] Even Worse Than We Thought: Inside The Capitol Siege

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Shocking new video shows New Yorker reporter Luke Mogelson inconspicuously following Trump supporters inside the U.S. Capitol building revealing footage that was even worse than we thought.Standing side by side the angry mobs forced their way into the U.S. Capitol, using his phone’s camera as a reporter’s notebook. Visit for more information On Jan. […]

[WATCH] Fans Call Out Colorism In Old Clip Of Rick Ross And The Dream On ‘Signed’

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An old clip recently resurfaced of singers Just Brittany and Kaiya playing their songs for industry executives on the VH1 show Signed.Fans are calling foul play stating that colorism was a factor after judges announced Just Brittany’s song sounded better. Visit for more information The show finds aspiring hip-hop and R&B artists to collaborate […]

Are Local Staycations The New Way To ‘Travel’?

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Many of us have wondered, ‘Is it possible to enjoy a safe family staycation with loved ones during the pandemic’? Visit for more information After being stuck in the house during quarantine, many of us with children who are suffering from cabin fever have been searching for a safe way to enjoy family time […]

[WATCH] What Happened To The Man With The Golden Voice?


Who remembers Ted Williams, the man with the golden voice? Visit for more information In January 2011, with few possessions other than a handwritten sign he held as cars drove by, Ted Williams stood in the cold at a busy intersection in Columbus, Ohio, hoping for a miracle. “Broke, homeless, standing on a corner, […]

Former First Lady Michelle Obama Steals Inauguration Shine With Chic Elegant Fashion

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The former first lady turned every head at Wednesday’s inauguration in a tastefully color-blocked head-to-toe plum and burgundy ensemble by LA-based Sergio Hudson. True to her style of class and debonair, Michelle Obama’s outfit included a turtleneck sweater and wide-legged bootcut pants, with a structured coat teetering on the lines of quiet elegance for power women […]