Celebrities react on Twitter to the shooting death of Walter Scott

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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 »

Biracial Miss Japan faces prejudice on Twitter about ethnicity

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  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 »

'Morning Joe' hosts blames rap music for racist frat video; Black Twitter responds with hilarious hashtags

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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 »

Twitter reacts to Sunday’s Episode of ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’

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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 announces new album via Twitter

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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 »

Iggy Azalea quits Twitter

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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 »

Drake disses Tyga on new album; Tyga responds on Twitter

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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 »

Erykah Badu and Azealia Banks exchange words on Twitter

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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 »

Black Twitter ‘goes in’ on fashion challenged couple  

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Not everyone is not up-to-date on the latest fashions; so when one couple posted a picture of their date, they were reminded harshly by Black Twitter about their wardrobe. The verbal bashing and memes that resulted were hilarious, but the pair were good sports about the whole episode. Here are the Twitter memes and responses:

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 »