NFL’s Ray Rice arrested for knocking fiancée unconscious

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Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice was arrested in Atlantic City, N.J. for punching his baby mama so hard that she was knocked unconscious, according to reports. Initially, it was reported that Rice was involved in a domestic dispute and arrested early Saturday morning at Revel, an entertainment resort in Atlantic City, N.J., in… Read more »

Ex-NFL player Jerramy Stevens fiancée still marries him after arrest for domestic abuse

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Is it possible to prevent a train wreck with the caboose going full speed? That’s the question this writer posed upon hearing the news that U.S. women’s soccer team goalie and two-time Olympic gold medalist Hope Solo married her boyfriend of two months, former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens following a court appearance for… Read more »

Cee Lo Green Shares Homophobic Hate Notes With ‘Best Bud’ Tracy Morgan?

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Cee Lo Green’s song “Forget You (F—k You)” has recently seemed to be more appropriate personally for the singer now then ever. After local music editor Andrea Swensson called his June 16 Minneapolis, Minn., show “lackluster” and “gross,” the singer took to Twitter with a seemingly anti-gay rant and lashed back at her with this tweet:… Read more »

Sean Falyon – Mr. Falyon Meets SMKA

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 SMKA Sean Falyon is all about making escapist hip-hop, and with his new project with Atlanta production crew SMKA, he lives up to his calling. The Philly emcee demonstrates insight and agility on the mic with songs like the mid-tempo groove, “Big City Nights” where he talks about fast living without being overbearing. Other standouts… Read more »

Former Junior MAFIA member calls Notorious B.I.G.’s son ‘gay’

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Chico Del Vec, a former member of the 90s rap group Junior M.A.F.I.A. blasted Christopher “C.J.” Wallace, Jr., son of the late Notorious B.I.G., for being “gay.” In an interview with Forbez DVD, Chico said that he believes C.J. is gay after seeing a graduation picture of the teenager hugging another another man from behind. Chico originally made the statement on Facebook and was criticized by Biggie fans and others.

Gladys Knight’s son, Shanga Hankerson, shows up for jail following raid

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Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles,was raided on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 after Georgia’s Department of Revenue accused the owner, Shanga Hankerson, Gladys Knight’s son of theft and tax evasion. GDOR executed search warrants at all locations of Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles – Midtown Atlanta on Peachtree Street; east of Atlanta at Stonecrest Mall in… Read more »

Columbus Short’s attorney calls Karrine Steffans out

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Columbus Short and Karrine Steffans’ relationship came to a rocky end when Steffans accused Short of cheating on her in a series of scandalous Instagram posts. Although the split definitely had fans talking about the couple, what also had people talking was the growing rumor that Steffans and Short were never really married, despite their… Read more »

Raheem Devaughn’s philanthropic initiative targets DC homelessness

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On Sunday, April 3, 2016, 300 homeless men, women, and children’s lives were forever changed by a unique experience. Grammy Award-nominated recording artist Raheem Devaughn and his philanthropic initiative, The LoveLife Foundation, in partnership with Black Celebrity Giving and D.C. social activist Tony Lewis Jr. fed residents at the New York Avenue Emergency Men’s Shelter located… Read more »

‘Sesame Street’ actor David Smyrl dead at 80

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Emmy-winning actor David Smyrl, best known for his role as Mr. Handford, the retired firefighter who ran Hooper’s Store on “Sesame Street,” has passed away. He was 80. According to his wife Cheryl, Smyrl who was diagnosed with lung cancer in January, and died of complications from the disease at the Lankenau Medical Center outside… Read more »