Nicki Minaj and Safaree Samuels exchange heated words on Twitter

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Things have quickly gone from bad to worse in the aftermath of the breakup between Nicki Minaj and her longtime boyfriend Safaree “SB” Samuels. The timing of the breakup couldn’t be worse for Minaj as it coincides with the release of third studio album, The Pinkprint. To her credit, the “Pills N Potions” rapper has been extremely open… Read more »

Rapper, The Game, angers many over his NYPD Twitter messages

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With more than one million people following him on Twitter, rapper “The Game” has a large audience. So when he tweeted his comments on the death of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos it drew a lot of attention for its callous insensitivity. The Game tweeted under his handle “Handsome A** N-Word, the following:… Read more »

Q-Tip schools Iggy Azalea on hip-hop’s origins via Twitter

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Azealia Banks’ recent Hot 97 interview, in which she accused Iggy Azalea and other white artists of appropriating Black culture but not respecting or being knowledgeable of it, has set off a firestorm of chatter around the industry. Since her catapult to the forefront of mainstream Hip-Hop, Azalea has been accused of various infractions including… Read more »

Twitter reacts to ‘Hollywood Divas’ reunion, part 2

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Last night, the cast of “Hollywood Divas,” Golden Brooks, Elise Neal, Paula Jai Parker, Countess Vaughn, Lisa Wu and Re’Shaun Frear, returned for round two of the reunion special where Vaughn entertained the masses with her witty wordplay and over-the-top facial expressions. Throughout the show, Twitter joined in on the fun by exchanging a variety… Read more »

Advertisers respond to Black Twitter protests regarding VH1’s #SororitySisters

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VH1’s “Sorority Sisters” has set off a firestorm on Twitter since the trailer originally aired this past summer. The reality TV series premiered on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, and it unnerved members of the Divine 9 and Black Twitter using the hashtag #BoycottSororitySisters. The protests by Black Greeks and Twitter led to many brands withdrawing their advertising. Check out… Read more »

Pusha T mocks Lil Wayne’s Twitter rant about leaving Cash Money

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It’s no secret among rap fans that Lil Wayne and Pusha T have maintained a long and storied volatile relationship. After years of indirect and subliminal shots sent back and forth, things seemed to come to a head in 2012 when Pusha T released the inflammatory single “Exodus 23:1″, which though never mentioning their names, was… Read more »

Twitter tells the world ‘Black Lives Matter!’

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After the disappointing grand jury decisions not to indict the police officers involved in the killings of Eric Garner and Mike Brown, it was America’s turn to feel the pressure of the brewing issues with race and the relationship between police officers and the African American community. Black Lives Matter! has been chanted, written and… Read more »