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When Alexandra Shipp was recently announced to be playing the role of Aaliyah in her Lifetime biopic, she knew she had some big shoes to fill. Beating others to the punch in regard to comments about her biracial background and skin color, Shipp recently posted a photo of herself and her mother with the caption: “She’s […]
Fresh off his triumphant return into the spotlight at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop festival, mysterious rapper Jay Electronica continues to make headlines. This time the New Orleans born emcee sent out a series of tweets seemingly calling out a number of rappers after blogger Karen Civil asked him if he would be dropping an album this year. […]
I’m a boss #ImComingHome http://t.co/InPlXz6j5C via @giphy — Neïbaf (@SurvivantX) July 11, 2014 NBA superstar Lebron James has officially announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. His Twitter fans and foes railed on him and his teammate Dwyane Wade about his departure from the Miami Heat. The trio, which also included Chris Bosh, has been […]
Today, ESPN The Magazine‘s annual Body Issue hits newsstands. The tagline: “bodies we want.” For the last five years, we’ve seen a number of top-performing athletes in this issue displaying their highly toned, athletic bodies completely nude. But this year, there was something new and dare I say, quite refreshing added to the mix: the […]
Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill exploded in a Twitter rant yesterday. The target of his rage? His MMG labelmate, Wale.
Roc Nation rapper Jay Electronica aired out Hot 97 radio host Peter Rosenberg during a series of tweets this week.
Twitter has no heart. When it comes to critiquing fashion at this years BET Awards, the Twitter verse is in full effect. Many celebrities, including Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams and Usher Raymond were the butt of jokes about everything from the head gear and plaid shirts. KeKe Palmer was one of the only celebrities […]
Before this year’s host, actor and comedian Chris Rock, came onstage, Pharrell Williams opened the show and surprised fans with a special guest, Missy Elliott. The pair who are both from Virginia, “go back like shell toes and Kangols.” Here are Twitter reactions to their performance. (Photos courtesy: BET)
Marc Lamont Hill learned a valuable lesson regarding why you shouldn’t talk smack via Twitter while a rapper is performing onstage.
“Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” star Joseline Hernandez has made it far past her days at the strip club, but are her dreams too big to handle? The former dancer turned singer and reality star keeps “LHHATL” fans on the edge of their seats every episode, but last night, viewers almost fell off their chairs […]
#EndFathersDay hasthtag trending on Twitter Although we are just days away from one of America’s most celebrated holidays, bitter women around the world have put their foot down, petitioning via Twitter to #EndFathersDay. Behind the hashtag #EndFathersDay, which is now trending on Twitter, is none other than 4chan, a group known for stirring up plenty […]
Actress, author, activist Ruby Dee took her final bow at home in New Rochelle, New York on June 11, 2014. Dee died of natural causes at the age of 91 while surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Her joyous life continues through the lives of her family and many friends. Ms. Dee was predeceased by […]
Rappers Lupe Fiasco and Dizaster got into a heated war of words on Twitter last night. Lupe recently stated that while he’s a fan of critically-acclaimed West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar, there are other emcees that he’d rank above the TDE star currently, including King Los, Cassidy and Logic.
Kevin Roper has something to say. He was not drunk, high or lacking sleep when the unfortunate accident took place Saturday, June 7, 2014, between his rig and a Mercedes Sprinter limousine escorting comedian Tracy Morgan. Roper believes he is being used as a scapegoat because the deadly crash involved a celebrity. Roper allegedly took […]
Blue Ivy Carter continues to endure backlash for her natural hairstyle. On June 8, a photo surfaced of Jay Z, Beyoncé and Blue Ivy after they landed in New York. As Jay Z held Blue Ivy, Beyoncé followed close behind. However, instead of celebrating a beautiful picture of a black family, social media users went […]
Don’t let her pint-size figure fool you! When it comes to the art of creating her music, up-and-coming singer Jhené Aiko bows down to nothing and no one, including her haters. Following her Summer Jam 2014 performance, which many Twitter fans dubbed an epic fail, Aiko went in on her haters, telling them to buzz […]
For the second time in her career, Angelina Jolie is set to portray a black woman (the first time was her role as Mariane Pearl in A Mighty Heart). According to an interview conducted by the BBC, Jolie revealed that she will retire from acting after portraying the Egyptian queen Cleopatra in an upcoming film. For […]
Renowned poet Maya Angelou, 86, passed away at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. According to her literary agent, Helen Brann, she has been “frail” and suffering from heart problems. All across Twitter, fans are sharing lessons they’ve gleaned from the six-foot tall wordsmith and literary giant. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you […]
Happy Memorial Day to all those who help us U.S. citizens safe. Today is not about BBQ’s, pool parties and an extra day off, it is about all those who help keep our country free. Check out more messages in the flip. -joi pearson @joiapearson
Ta-Nehisi Coates was recently wrote an intriguing article, “The Case for Reparations.” Published in The Atlantic, the article presents an in-depth argument on why its practical for black Americans (who are descendants of slaves) to receive reparations. Twitter users have reacted to the article. Read there comments below. You gotta read Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Atlantic essay […]
‘Facebook, Apple, Google and Twitter have zero blacks on their boards of directors,’ Jesse Jackson reveals
The top new media companies have done a poor job at diversity, according to Jesse Jackson. In a recent open letter written by Jackson, the Civil Rights icon points out how Facebook, Apple, Google and Twitter have created a good ole boy network by not hiring blacks and latinos in executive positions. “There are zero […]
Jay has been involved in one of hip-hop’s most visible “low-profile” relationships over the past two years, romantically-linked to wealthy heiress Kate Rothschild since 2012. Having maintained a Twitter presence for several years, fans were surprised yesterday to discover that Electronica’s twitter account has been deleted.
Michael Jackson hologram at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards The Billboard Music Awards debuted a “revolutionary” Michael Jackson hologram during tonight’s show and a number of people were not pleased. Just before Lorde took to the stage to accept her award for Best Rock Song, a posthumous Michael Jackson hit the stage via a digital […]
Jay Z and Beyoncé’s ‘Run’ trailer The internet is currently buzzing over Jay Z and Beyoncé’s trailer for their fictional film, Run. As previously reported, the video features an all-star cast, including Jake Gyllenhaal, Blake Lively, Sean Penn and Guillermo Diaz and tells the story of love-struck bank robbers. And while fans of the superstar […]
Jessica Urbina, 18, wore a tuxedo for her senior portrait. Administrators at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory School in San Francisco didn’t take too kindly to the act and left her out of the yearbook. Friends at the school feel she was the victim of discrimination and have waged a Twitter campaign using the hashtag #JessicasTux and […]
The Jay Z and Solange scuffle is suddenly becoming the biggest celebrity fight in the age of viral video. In the 53-second clip, Solange attacks Jay Z as Beyonce looks on in shock and her body guard attempts to break up the scuffle. Shortly after the video was release, Twitter users voiced their thoughts. Here […]
#PromBat photo takes over social media A photo of a teen attending the prom in a caped crusader-style outfit sparked memes and jokes from creative Twitter users and even singer Rihanna. Late Thursday a photo began circulating online from @Lexxy_Charms showing off her unique high school dance attire; a low cut jumpsuit with sleeves attached […]
The highly anticipated 2014 XXL Freshman cover has finally hit the internet, and while many of our favorite celebrities and industry tastemakers took to Instagram to celebrate their favorite artists, Twitter was a little less pleased. While every coast and major hip-hop city is represented, and most if not all of these names have been […]
Premiere of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” On the season premiere of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” viewers were introduced to two new cast members and watched as Mimi Faust wept about her “stolen” sex tape that she sold for six figures. For the third season of Mona Scott Young’s unscripted soap opera, Waka Flocka’s […]
Phaedra Parks disses Kenya Moore for visiting sperm banks During the finale of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion, viewers watched with their mouths agape as Phaedra Parks made her disdain for Kenya Moore clear via a vicious diss about sperm banks. When Phaedra was asked by host Andy Cohen if she believed her husband […]
Rihanna’s Lui magazine photos After Rihanna’s controversial nude photos were released by the songstress herself, some fans rejoiced and others questioned why the sexy star was exposing herself. On Tuesday,Rihanna’s Lui magazine photos dropped and showed her posing topless and without bikini bottoms. In the uncensored photos, her pierced nipples are shown and her bottom […]
Even though NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, has only been on duty for a matter of months, he came in guns blazing when it came to laying down the law for Clippers owner (or shall we say former owner) Donald Sterling. Yesterday, Silver called a press conference, where he acknowledged that he had listened to the racist […]
Rihanna disses Karrueche Did Rihanna once again diss Karreuche Tran, even though the singer claims she’s completely done with Chris Brown? That’s the question that’s being asked after social media posts from the star sent fans into a tizzy. Over the weekend Tran posted a photo of herself volunteering at#HashtagLunchbag California, a charitable organization that […]
Laz Alonso’s Donald Sterling comments Laz Alonso is currently receiving the Tyrese Gibson treatment on Twitter for asking his followers what the “big deal” was about Donald Sterling. While the rest of the world was reeling over Sterling’s racist comments, Alonso questioned why a man “arguing wit [sic] his girl” was such a big topic […]
After Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets emerged from the carnage of a colossal collapse, where they gave up a 10-point lead to the Portland Trailblazers with less than five minutes left and lost in overtime, 122-120; social media let the Rockets’ big free agent have it for his poor down-the-stretch play. Compounding the cataclysmic […]
Twitter reacts to Porsha Williams and Kenya Moore’s fight on the ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ reunion
Porsha Williams and Kenya Moore fight reactions During Sunday’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion viewers watched as Porsha Williams took Kenya Moore by the hair and dragged her to the ground. When Moore alleged that Williams’ divorce from Kordell Stewart was “karma” and accused her of cheating on the former NFL star, things took a […]
Malik and his sexy trainer Yana break the sexual tension, Kelly sits in on a parenting class with Tasha, and Chardonnay begins to plan the wedding of her dreams. Check out how Twitter reacted to the latest episode of BET’s “The Game” below. – ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie
Mimi Faust’s wig got blown back by fallout from her desperate attempt to remain relevant by selling a provocative porn tape she made with her boyfriend, Nikko. Black Twitter swarmed all over the “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” couple, though it saved its most vicious commentary for Stevie J’s ex-girlfriend and her eyebrow-raising decision to […]
‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant Julian Batt dragged on Twitter after mispronouncing winning word, he responds
At the very moment that humiliated “Wheel of Fortune” contestant Julian Batt mispronounced “Achilles,” you could tell that he wanted to melt and dissolve into the cracks in the floor. You could literally see the light go out of this Indiana University student’s eyes as reality crashed down upon him with thundering force that he […]
Lolo Jones tried to ride that faux innocent, virgin angel image as far as she could through her failed attempts in three Olympics to get any medals. Now people are seeing Jones for what she really is: a vengeful, petty, arrogant and self-entitled loser. Jones took shots at Drake and Rihanna the other day when […]
While celebrities have eased up on the celebrity throwbacks, Throwback Thursdays on Instagram and Twitter has shifted focus. Once filled with baby photos and school pictures that left us embarrassed for years after, it’s as if now, last year is considered throwback! Top celebrities like Diddy, Beyoncé, Kandi Burruss, and Ludacris shared photos that […]
You’ve got to give to Lolo Jones. The track and field star isn’t afraid to start some stuff on social media. She’s drawn controversy for her tweets
Jason Pitts steals the show as he attempts to woo his wife Chardonnay back into his good graces. And Chardonnay tries to get even by placing her cheating husband in her shoes. Check out how Twitter reacted to the latest episode of BET’s “The Game” below. – ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie
The very thought that the Rev. Al Sharpton would be a willing snitch for the government agency — J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI — that worked tirelessly to destroy Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, the Black Panthers, Marcus Garvey and scores of other freedom fighters was too revolting for many to bear. Of course, the dastardly […]
Despite showing up in the Kentucky Wildcats locker room after their Final Four win last weekend, hip-hop star Drake was photographed hanging out with former University of Connecticut star Richard “Rip” Hamilton, following UConn’s victory over Kentucky in the NCAA Championship Game last night (April 7th.) The photo caused many fans to sneer at Drake’s apparently shifting loyalties; as he was considered to be a die-hard Kentucky fan after several players spoke about the support he showed during his earlier locker room visit.
Twitter reaction to ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ As Twitter tuned in to Sunday’s episode of “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” the social media site was brimming with reactions. Viewers watched as Kenya Moore looked heartbroken over the loss of her dog, Velvet. The Yorkshire terrier was apparently attacked by a neighbor’s dog and died in Moore’s […]
Marie Claire magazine stepped on a cultural landline with both feet after they had the unthinkable audacity to keep glowing praise onto celebrity neophyte Kendell Jenner for simply wearing a few strands of braids in her latest selfie. On their official Twitter page, the magazine devoted to Caucasian beauty made the conspicuous mistake of blaring out that “Kendall […]
Fans were more receptive last night as Jason Pitts tried to sing his way back into Chardonnay’s heart, after last week’s messy episode of BET’s “The Game.” Check out the Twitter reactions below. – ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie
Eagles kept wide receiver after racial slur Twitter-verse is outraged that the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles pulled a ruthless and cowardly move by cutting superstar wide receiver DeSean Jackson while leaking to the media that Jackson was unemployable because of his “frightening” ties to street gangs from his Los Angeles hometown. The indignation is compounded because […]