Oprah Parties with Jimmy Iovine, Diddy, Kanye West, Kim K. & More

While many of us binged on Netflix or aimlessly surfed the web this past Saturday night, Oprah, Kanye West, Diddy, and Kim Kardashian all mingled at a party at Interscope Records founder and CEO Jimmy Iovine‘s house. The star-studded soiree was a birthday bash/Emmy pre-party thrown for Iovine’s girlfriend, Liberty Ross, and was attended by […]

Update: Raz-B Of B2K Off Life Support & In Stable Condition

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On Thursday, August 15, former B2K member Raz-B  was performing at a nightclub in Zhejiang, China, when pandemonium erupted in the form of a fistfight in the audience. In the midst of the melee, the 28-year-old tried to break things up but was hit in the face with a glass bottle, TMZ reports. Visit […]

Citing Racial Discrimination, 50 Cent Files Federal Suit


The Queens emcee claims an arbitration judge handling a 2013 case discriminated against him because of his race. Visit for more information Earlier this year, 50 Cent sued an audio electronics company called Sleek Audio, claiming they owed him over $261,000 in long-standing debt. But Sleek disagreed and claimed the contrary, arguing that 50 actually […]

Russell Simmons Apologizes For “Harriet Tubman Sex Tape”

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Visit for more information Yesterday, August 14th, Russell Simmons‘ All Def Digital (ADD) YouTube Network launched, a channel that was spawned from collaboration between Rush Digital Media, Simmons’ media company, and Dreamworks’ massively popular auxillary channel Awesomeness TV. “YouTube will benefit from having a network that reflects the incredible diversity of the new America,” Simmons stated […]

Exclusive New Music: “Old New School Love” by Arima Ederra


Visit for more information New music today from Arima Ederra, a singer out of Las Vegas, NV. The song, “Old New School Love”, gives exactly the vibe the title connotes–groovy, gritty old soul seasoned with a modern, futuristically eclectic sound. The combination is solid, and the Dirty Legend’s songstress’ vocal work is quite good. Waxing […]

Miami Beach Police Tase Teen To Death, Officer Involved Put on Paid Leave

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On Tuesday August 6th 2013, in the early hours of the Miami morning, an 18 year-old graffiti artist, Israel Hernandez, was tagging the side of an abandoned McDonald’s restaurant with a couple friends–when the cops showed up. A chase immediately ensued, involving more than six officers. Hernandez was tased in the chest, later collapsing, and […]

NYPD Stop and Frisk Policy Found Unconstitutional


The infamous NYPD anti-crime policy known as “stop and frisk” was shot down by a federal judge today, who cited that it “violated the constitutional rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers”. Visit for more information The policy granted police the right–without warrant–to temporarily detain and search individuals they deem “suspicious.” In its […]

Nas Helps Jobless, Homeless, Single Father of 8 Raise $60,000


Visit for more information   Stanley Young of D.C. has eight children. Advertisement A major responsibility in itself, fatherhood is not the only thing consuming Young’s focus at this time.  Young was recently displaced from his home after it was destroyed in a massive fire. Bad enough on it’s own, homelessness is not the […]

Is Cassie The Newest Part of Drake’s OVO Sound Imprint?

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Visit for more information The rumor mill is grinding out some interesting new news about Drake‘s OVO Sound Imprint. Based on information gathered from Necole Bitchie (citing a Mediabase newsletter), OVO Sound, started back in December by Drizzy and his team Oliver El-Khatib and Noah “40″ Shebib has just inked a deal with singer Cassie […]

Rihanna Wins Lawsuit Against Major International Retailer


Singer Rihanna has just won a court case against British retailer Topshop. The dispute involved t-shirts that were being sold by the clothing giant bearing her image without consent. Visit for more information Justice Colin Birss ruled in favor of the “Diamonds” singer on Wednesday, citing that shoppers were likely mislead to believe RiRi authorized the design […]

Bow Down Babies! Hip-Hop’s Youngest Royalty Ranked

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Visit for more information The celebrity baby boom is in full effect. As of late, the world’s attention has been fixated on pop culture’s royal offspring, from future monarchs like George Alexander Louis, born to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William, to more musical monarchy like North West and Blue Ivy. […]

Solange Knowles Performs At A Brooklyn Laundromat

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Visit for more information As part of The Fader’s “Uncapped” series, Solange Knowles performed in a Brooklyn laundromat last night. The venue fit her fresh and clean sound, and for fans in attendance she performed a few tracks from her True LP, as well as a cover of Nivea’s “Laundromat”. Advertisement

Foxy Brown Allegedly Swindles Hairstylist Out of $900

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According to a Brooklyn hairstylist, rapper Foxy Brown recently walked out on a $900 bill, the charge for a custom weave install and ombre color job. Visit for more information The stylist claims that after she hooked Foxy up with the custom look, the 34 year-old rapper gushed about the ‘do–then dipped, prompting the […]

Lil Mama Slated to Perform with Chilli and T-Boz as Left Eye

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Lil Mama joins the TLC line-up, as Left Eye Visit for more information Fresh from filming CrazySexyCool, the much-anticipated VH1 TLC biopic, Lil Mama has quickly stepped into yet another role, as the L in TLC. At a press conference today, the legendary pair announced that exclusively for this weekend at Hersey Park, PA’s […]