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Ready to Love Finally Gets A Love Connection: Mike and Ieashia Get Engaged!!!

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America’s new favorite matchmaking series has finally struck reality show gold. When the Will Packer-produced Ready to Love premiered last year on the OWN network, many people rolled their eyes at the idea of a Black version of “The Bachelor” receiving real estate on Oprah Winfrey’s much-coveted and revered network. “Oh my goodness, why do we need […]

After Two Years, Cardi B and Offset Show Off Their New Home

Rep From Cardi B's Camp Denies Rumors That Offset is Expecting Another Baby

Maybe five years ago, Cardi B was doing guest spots at SMACK battles and was a clear Internet rapper. She was grinding and many were not paying any attention to the Bronx beauty. But the rap gods have been kind to her… to her and her husband… allowing them to close out 2019 with the […]

The New Brown Face of Evangelism: A Review of Kanye West’s Opera, Mary

Kanye West Has Spent Over $50 Million on Sunday Service Events

There has been a sizable amount of questioning throughout pop culture and ecumenical circles about the veracity of Kanye West’s newfound walk with His Lord. Many believe that he is either experiencing a mental break– pointing to his struggles with being bipolar. (After all… people who have everything that want and dedicate their lives to […]

Lizzo Gets Busy on SNL and She Kills It Full Dressed in Gucci

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On one of the most anticipated Saturday Night Live episodes of the last 30 years (Eddie Murphy is the guest host), Lizzo steps on the stage as the musical guest. She tears it up and people are gagging at her full-length Gucci trench. Why is it a big deal? Lizzo always kills it. Yeah… but… […]

What Does the Church Say About Juice WRLD’s Death? Rev. Dr. Charles E. Goodman, Jr. Weighs in On the Tragic Life of this Fallen Soldier and the Impact of Drugs on a Generation

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The Reverend Dr. Charles E. Goodman, Jr. serves as the Senior Pastor/Teacher of The Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church of Augusta, GA. but don’t get it twisted this Gen X Hip-Hop leaning preacher knows exactly what is cracking in these streets. Voted Gospel Today as one of “America’s Most Loved Pastors” and consistently popping owt on […]

After Almost 60 Years, Brenda Lee’s ‘Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree’ Cracks Top 3 on Hot 100- Icon Comments on Mariah’s #1 Bouncing Her Out The Spot on Holiday Charts

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After spending 59 years and nine days on the Billboard charts, Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” has finally cracked the top three and top five spots on the Hot 100 chart, according to Billboard. This is the highest the song ever has been, despite the surge in popularity in 1990s during the Home […]

Man That Stabbed Someone to Death Over Some Popeye’s Chicken Gets Indicted

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The chicken sandwich is really good. But is it good enough to take someone’s life? Apparently. A D.C. man is alleged to have thought so, as he is now indicted by a grand jury over the stabbing death of Kevin Davis in November outside the Louisiana inspired franchise in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Prince George’s County […]

Cam’ron Speaks Out Publicly After the Passing Of His Girlfriend, Tawasa Harris

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Cam’ron went to Ebro in The Morning to open up and talk about his new record and his past personal and professional life. Gingerly and respectfully, “The Old Man” approached the subject about public relationships, recognizing how tender this moment is with Cam recently experiencing such a “public” loss with the death of Tawasa Harris. […]

Before RocNation There Was BLACK WALL STREET: Researchers Believe That They May Have Found a Possible Mass Grave from 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

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The University of Oklahoma has been doing serious work to figure out what exactly happened to the many African-Americans murdered during the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. And surprise, their team seems to have found a possible mass grave site underneath a city cemetery. Still, the team still is not sure how many people may have […]