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Cheating on Your Spouse Now Legal in New York: What Does This Mean?

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In a surprising move, New York has become the first state to make cheating on your spouse legal. This decision has left many people scratching their heads and wondering what it means for marriages in the state. Visit for more information First things first, what exactly does this new law mean? It means that […]

Olyplan Releases New Single “Focus”

Olyplan Releases New Single "Focus"

When you see Olyplan in person, you would think she is a model. Tall and gorgeous, she could be a model, but she is way more than what she appears. Olyplan is a young entrepreneur who owns an upcoming fashion brand called Plansuit. She is also a talented musical artist who has released three incredible […]

New York Hip Hop Legends Take The Stage To “Stop The Violence”

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Busta Rhymes, Funk Master Flex, Raekwon and The Lox headlined the “Legacy of Hip Hop -Stop the Violence” Concert which took place on Saturday in Staten Island’s St. George Theatre. The concert was put on by the K Woods Foundation and the Waterteam seeking to put an end to the violence in the community following […]

R. Kelly Attempting to Ditch New York Court Date Due to Injury Suffered Behind Bars

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After being convicted of sex crimes in Chicago, R. Kelly is attempting to miss a trip to New York for more court sessions. According to AllHipHop, Kells legal team is requesting R. Kelly can virtually appear at a restitution hearing instead of traveling due to a leg injury. Visit for more information “Undersigned counsel […]

First U.S. Case of Polio in Nearly a Decade Found in New York State

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A case of polio has been detected in an unvaccinated man in New York State. According to the New York Times, the New York State Department of Health identified the man as a resident of Rockland County. Visit for more information According to the Department of Health, the infection was transmitted from someone who […]

Jake Paul Set To Fight Tommy Fury At MSG In August


Are you Team Paul or Team Fury? Visit for more information YouTube star-turned-undefeated Pro Boxer Jake Paul (5-0-4 KO) will return to the ring on August 6 to take on the Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s younger brother, Tommy Fury (8-0-4 KO), in Madison Square Garden. Originally scheduled for last December, however, Fury was forced […]

R. Kelly’s New York Federal Sentencing For Sex Trafficking Delayed

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R. Kelly’s federal case for sentencing is delayed again. Visit for more information A judge in New York now says it’ll happen on June 29. The “Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number” producer was convicted on numerous charges including sex with underage girls and racketeering. READ MORE: R. Kelly Hires Bill Cosby’s Appeal Attorney […]

Actor Michael Rapaport Exposes Shoplifter On Video In NYC Rite Aid

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Actor Michael Rapaport posted a video on Twitter Tuesday that allegedly shows a shoplifter walking out of a Manhattan Rite Aid with two bags of stolen items. Visit for more information Rapaport says he watched him fill two bags with condoms, shampoo, and other items. The actor can be heard doing play by play […]

Jay-Z Confirms Leaving New York Permanently To Live In Los Angeles

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“Empire State of Mind,” Jay-Z has officially left the state of New York.  Visit for more information Jay-Z confirmed in an ongoing lawsuit with photographer Jonathan Mannion, that he is now an official resident of California and has no plans to move.  Preferring to settle out west with the Icon, queen Beyoncé and their […]

Driver Accused of Killing Nicki Minaj’s Father Denies Accusations

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Just as her hiatus took place, reports surfaced that Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj was fatally struck in a hit and run in Long Island, New York. Charles Polevich, 70 years old, turned himself into law enforcement after being unidentified for several days. Polevich would then be released on a $250,000 bond. Visit for […]

JAY-Z Releases Statement on Cannabis Legislation in New York State

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Last week marijuana was legalized for recreational use in New York. Professor, political commentator, and theGrio contributor Jason Johnson shared a first exclusive quote from Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter, Chief Visionary Officer of The Parent Company and founder of MONOGRAM. Visit for more information “The news of cannabis legalization in New York is incredibly exciting,” […]

First Case Of New COVID-19 Strain Confirmed in New York

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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo has confirmed that a man in upstate New York has tested positive for the new strain of COVID-19 that was first discovered in the UK. Visit for more information The man, who’s in his 60s, works for Saratoga’s N. Fox Jewelers, but the man has not traveled abroad recently, so […]

Uncle Murda Releases New “Don’t Come Outside 3” Mixtape

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Prolific East New York rapper Uncle Murda has overnight released his new 12-track mixtape titled “Don’t Come Outside 3”, the third volume of his Don’t Come Outside mixtape series that started back in 2017. The lead single to the project is the excellent “Party Full Of Demons” featuring Que Banz, with the film clip to […]

Donald Trump Says Both NY & California Have ‘Gone To Hell’

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Donald Trump had a few words for states with the two largest markets in the country. The 45th president of the United States was recently amongst a number of White House staff members to contract COVID-19. Following two days in the hospital, Trump returned back to the White House, urging Americans to refrain from “letting […]

Frederick Douglass Statue Vandalized in Rochester, NY Park


Over the Fourth of July weekend, a statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base in Rochester, NY. Visit for more information The destruction came on the anniversary of one of Douglass most famous speeches, “What Is The Fourth To The Slave” delivered in that city in 1852. According to reports, the […]

New York Lawmakers Repeal Law 50a and the History of Shielding Police Records


New York lawmakers are taking action as civil unrest over police brutality against African-Americans takes over the nation.  Visit for more information The power move will ultimately repeal 50-a, a state law used by police departments to shield disciplinary records. The Legislature which was led by Democrats approved the long-stalled reform of the statute. […]

Buffalo Police Shove Elderly Protester Hard to the Ground

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An elderly man was shoved to the ground by Buffalo police on Thursday evening. Visit for more information The protester suffered a head injury after falling from a shove by Buffalo Police who were sweeping the area. The small remaining group that was reportedly out after the 8 pm curfew. As they moved toward […]