#New Orleans

[VIDEO] Curren$y Shows Cars and Quarantine in The Source IG Live Series

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Yesterday, New Orleans own Curren$y came through tThe Source Instagram Live Series. Currently on quarantine from his home, Spitta unofficially created his own challenge. In addition to showing his insane car collection, Spitta showed his model miniature cars that he is building in the house. Replete with miniature auto bodyworkers and traffic jams, Spitta is […]

Essence Festival 2020 Has Been Postponed Due to COVID-19

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The 2020 Essence Festival has been postponed due to the Coronavirus. The annual festival that celebrates black women and takes place on July 4thweekend has been pushed back closer to the fall. In a statement, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said, “With the significant spread of COVID-19, we are taking every precaution in the best […]

New Orleans DJ Black N Mild Dead at 44 From Coronavirus

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According to several confirmed reports, New Orleans-based producer and DJ Oliver Stokes Jr. aka Black N Mild, died on Thursday after testing positive for Coronavirus. He was 44 years old. The New Orleans Parish coroner’s office confirmed the cause of Stokes’ death one day after his passing. Black N Mild was a pioneer of “Bounce […]

New Orleans Pelicans Player Zion Williamson Pledges to Pay Salaries of Smoothie King Center Employees for the Next 30 Days

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New Orleans Pelicans basketball player Zion Williamson has offered to pay salaries of Smoothie King Center employees for the next 30 days following the NBA suspension due to COVID-19. In an Instagram post, Williamson says, “These are the folks who make our games possible, creating the perfect environment for our fans and everyone involved in […]