Fans catch MC Hammer wearing a knit hat to Cavaliers-Warriors Game MC Hammer was caught committing a fashion crime on Sunday night. The blow to Cleveland Cavaliers, following a loss to the Golden State Warriors, was softened when Twitter made light of rapper MC Hammer. The 52-year-old had the audacity to wear a Warriors knit hat to the game. Yes, you read it… Read more »
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When Rachel Dolezal parents speak, the world listens. Unfortunately, for Dolezal, 37, a 2002 graduate of Howard University and Spokane, Washington leader of the NAACP, has been harshly criticized for pretending to be Black. This writer can’t blame Dolezal, because speaking from experience it’s great to be a Black woman. Black Twitter is less forgiving… Read more »
On Tuesday, June 2, the mother of one went on a Twitter rant so out of character (or so she’d like us to think), the social network reached out to her to ensure she hadn’t been hacked.
“Welcome to Twitter N-word.” That was one of the initial responses that President Barack Obama received as the first sitting U.S. President with a Twitter account. The Twitter account @POTUS was received favorably overall. Here are a few of those racist tweets our president received:
The Met Gala red carpet is one of the most anticipated fashion events of the year and one to behold. Hosted by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the annual event does more than just raise funds, it raises brows, profiles and expectations by fans of celebrities who brave the red carpet. Met… Read more »
It was the most lucrative and high-demand boxing match in history and if you doubted Floyd “Money” Mayweather would be able to pull off a win, then you’re delusional. The stands in the MGM Grand’s Garden Arena in Las Vegas were on fleek with A-listers including Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Beyonce and Jay Z, Diddy… Read more »
While the Kardashian family and the entire world expressed sympathy for Bruce Jenner (except Kourtney Kardashian’s boyfriend, Scott Disick) during his exclusive two-hour interview with Diane Sawyer, days prior Wendy Williams didn’t hold back from belting out her true feelings on his transition to a transgender woman. “I feel duped by Bruce because watching the… Read more »
Perhaps fed up with all the chatter that his music streaming service, Tidal, is tanking, Jay Z used Twitter on Sunday, April 26 to get some things off his chest and clear up misconceptions. The Roc Nation boss first sent a warning tweet that read “Stream of consciousness coming in 5, 4, 3, 2… #TidalFacts,”… Read more »
On Friday, April 17, a string of images featuring a toddler in faux locs hit the Internet, sparking a debate on Twitter.
Michelle Williams, Questlove and Janelle Monae reacted on Twitter to the fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man, Walter Scott, by a White cop in South Carolina. After a video surfaced online of the 50-year-old’s final moments, celebrities, including Isaiah Washington, used social media to voice their outrage. “Okay, watching the #WalterScott video was horrible,… Read more »
Ariana Miyamoto, 20, speaks Japanese fluently, was born to a Japanese mother, and reared in Nagasaki but she’s a minority. She’s “hafu,” which means biracial in Japanese. The beauty queen is the first-ever biracial Miss Japan. Her father is African American. Miyamoto, grew up in Japan in Sasebo, Nagasaki, near an American naval base, but… Read more »
The Internet neighborhood known as “Black Twitter” had something of a block party on March 11 at the expense of the hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” after the pundits gave their take on the racist song chanting of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma. Show hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough cited rapper Waka… Read more »
With “These Ain’t Jokes,” Earthquake made his triumphant return to TV specials. The show aired on Showtime to rave reviews, and Earthquake says that he had to get everything in order before he was ready to make the return to television and filmed comedy.
Sunday’s episode of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” where Cynthia Bailey opened up Pandora’s Box and brought up accusations Apollo Nida made to Peter Thomas about his wife, Phaedra Parks, was one hand grenade away from being explosive. Black Twitter is relentless and showed no mercy for Thomas and it’s pretty clear that most of them are Team… Read more »
Kanye West used Twitter early this morning to reveal the name of his new album. The G.O.O.D. Music boss revealed that his seventh solo album will be titled So Help Me God and tweeted what is presumably the cover art for the project as seen below: So Help Me God is the follow-up to 2013’s Yeezus. The new album… Read more »
At some point, celebrities need to know it’s not OK to pass judgement and insult people at will. On Monday’s post-Oscar episode of “Fashion Police” on E!, Co-host Giuliana Rancic made some disparaging remarks about Disney star Zendaya’s faux locs. She quipped, “I feel like she smells like patchouli oil and weed.” Never mind the… Read more »
Iggy Azalea has been a lightning rod for controversy and shade for the better part of a year, and much of the drama has taken place in the world of social media. And although many stars revel in online shenanigans, Iggy has apparently had enough because she recently announced that she’s quitting Twitter. Over the… Read more »
The Internet has been buzzing since Drake dropped his surprise album, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, early Friday morning. However, there is one person who isn’t really feeling Drizzy’s latest offering. On the song “6 p.m. In New York” the OVO leader has a few choice words for his YMCMB labelmate Tyga: I heard the… Read more »
Azealia Banks has no chill button, at all. Shortly after making headlines for her upcoming Playboy spread, the rapper threw shade at one of hip-hop’s greatest, Erykah Badu. When asked by a fan via Twitter, whether the “Bag Lady” listened to Banks, Badu simply replied “Tried.” We’re not sure if Banks just sits on Twitter… Read more »
Why do women compete and compare instead of connecting? Have you ever met a woman who was Brilliant, Imaginative, Tenacious, Courageous, and Heaven-sent but she is also a perfect example of the acronym formed by these qualities? There’s an answer for that. Dr. Nicole LaBeach (@askdrnicole), a success strategist who has changed the lives of… Read more »