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The Game and Son Harlem Start GoFundMe Account for Officer Tommy Norman

It’s been a daunting week when considering five police officers were killed in Dallas, and the police shooting deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling are still a heavy topic of conversation. There has been a national divide when it comes to the views of the Black Lives Matter movement and all lives matter debate. It’s a relief […]

Recap: Jonathan Mannion & Roc Nation Presents “PROPHECY,” The 20 Year Celebration of ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Jonathan Mannion and Roc Nation’s “Prophecy” 20 year celebration of Reasonable Doubt was an epic extravaganza earlier this week. It was held at the Marlborough Gallery in the Chelsea area of Manhattan and featured art pieces from JAY Z‘s classic debut album on display. Jonathan Mannion, the photographer that captured the legendary album cover, is known […]

Jonathan Mannion Presents “Prophecy,” The 20 Year Celebration Of ‘Reasonable Doubt’

The introduction of JAY Z to the world occurred when his debut album Reasonable Doubt was released on Roc-A-Fella Records on June 25, 1996. With hits such as “Can’t Knock The Hustle” featuring Mary J. Blige, “Brooklyn’s Finest” featuring the late Notorious B.I.G and “Dead Presidents,” he peaked at the number three spot on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart. Jonathan Mannion, the photographer behind the lens to capture the album’s iconic cover, is currently celebrating his epic contribution to the album’s 20-year anniversary, with a private event held today [Thursday, June 30] titled “Prophecy,” presented by Mannion and Roc Nation. The event will feature “22 historical images that bring back iconic moments in time where two future icons in their respective fields would intersect and cause quite a stir.” What events occurred that were essential in getting your big break in the photography world back in the 90s? Advertisement Jonathan Mannion: The biggest break I’ve received was as a 22 year old. I had the opportunity to work for the legendary Richard Avedon as my first job straight out of Kenyon College. This opportunity afforded me the ability to see the biggest jobs that were being done in the world at the time: […]

Iggy Azalea Verbally Attacked By Man Posing As Fan

Iggy Azalea can’t seem to catch a break. Before she came to fame, Iggy posted a series of racist and homophobic tweets which she has since apologized for. Unfortunately for her, she’s lost out on numerous opportunities because of past views. It doesn’t help that her critics point out that if Iggy wasn’t the race […]

Fat Joe’s Rare Jordans Stolen At Las Vegas Baggage Claim

Fat Joe’s novelty pair of Air Jordan‘s were stolen this past weekend after only owning them for just a few hours. The Bronx native rapper stated his “Terror Squad” Air Jordan 8s, which was the only pair in existence that were made from the release of the “Confetti 8s,” were taken from him at baggage […]

New Study Reveals American Childless Adults Are “Happier” Than Parents

A recent study conducted by the Council on Contemporary Families that was carried out in 22 countries (targeting European and English-speaking regions) shows the U.S. has the largest amount of parents that are unhappy compared to people without children. Utilizing the International Surveys conducted from 2007 to 2008 and the European Social Surveys from 2006 […]

Cleveland Judge Gives Defendants Free Pass To Enjoy Championship Parade

It has been 52 years since The Cleveland Cavaliers had a championship parade and it’s currently going down right now in the city. Of course the parade is a high profile celebratory occasion, with many street closures and parking regulations. Employees of the Cleveland Municipal Court’s facilities that are supposed to appear in court have […]

According To Migos And Cam Newton, “The Dab” Is R.I.P. Status

It seems as though viral dance trend the “dab” is officially a dub. Earlier this month, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (who made the dance more popular during his celebratory dance of glory) revealed to a Charlotte radio station he will not be dabbing anymore. He explained, “I have to put that aside…I have time. […]

The New York Professor Who Donates Sperm In An, Uh, Unconventional Way

Forty-year-old, New York-based Ari Nagel has been getting media attention for a bizarre reason. The math professor employed at CUNY Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, NY reported to The New York Post that he donates sperm in an unconventional way to women that want to conceive children. Nagel has fathered 22 children over the past 12 […]

Trey Songz Reportedly Disrespects Female Officer Backstage in Atlanta

According to reports, R&B crooner Trey Songz got into a disagreement with a female officer in Atlanta last night [Saturday, June 18]. It occurred backstage at Philips Arena, where he was set to perform at Hot 107.9’s annual Birthday Bash Concert. Songz was getting himself prepared to do a surprise performance where rapper Young Jeezy […]

New Research Shows Bisexual Women Are More Susceptible To Sexual Assault On Campus

As stated by ATTN, new research has found bisexual women are more susceptible to college campus sexual assault than people of other sexual orientations. The investigation, which was published in the Violence and Gender Journal, reveals approximately two in five bisexual women disclosed they experienced sexual assault in college while one in four heterosexual women […]

R&B Singer Lil Mo Doesn’t Mind “Submitting To Her Husband”

Lil Mo has been married to her husband Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (an American boxer) for two years. The singer recently revealed she’s in a place in her life where she can “fully submit” to him as her partner in marriage, describing their relationship as “civilized with a side of savage.” It’s apparent Mo feels her husband […]

Big Sean Donates $25,000 to Wayne State University To Fight College Homelessness

Big Sean has contributed to his hometown of Detroit, Michigan in an assortment of ways since the beginning of his career. It was recently reported by Daily Detroit the rapper has donated $25,000 to help initiate a funding for Wayne State University’s HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program. The program’s objective is to assist “financially […]