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Alexandra Shipp's best Twitter and Instagram photos

Alexandra Shipp’s best Twitter and Instagram photos

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 […]

Jay Electronica calls out Drake, Kendrick Lamar and others on Twitter

Jay Electronica calls out Drake, Kendrick Lamar and others on Twitter

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. […]

Dwyane Wade takes shots at Lebron James on Twitter?

Dwyane Wade takes shots at Lebron James on Twitter?

Twitter reactions to LeBron James leaving Miami, returning to Cleveland

Twitter reactions to LeBron James leaving Miami, returning to Cleveland

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 […]

Prince Fielder embraces body image, inspires #HuskyTwitter

Prince Fielder embraces body image, inspires #HuskyTwitter

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 […]

Meek Mill slams Wale on Twitter

Meek Mill slams Wale on Twitter

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill exploded in a Twitter rant yesterday. The target of his rage? His MMG labelmate, Wale.

Jay Electronica blasts Lyor Cohen, Peter Rosenberg via Twitter

Jay Electronica blasts Lyor Cohen, Peter Rosenberg via Twitter

Roc Nation rapper Jay Electronica aired out Hot 97 radio host Peter Rosenberg during a series of tweets this week.

BET Awards 2014: Funniest Twitter reactions to the celebrities' fashion

BET Awards 2014: Funniest Twitter reactions to the celebrities’ fashion

  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 […]

Twitter reacts to Pharrell, Missy Elliott's BET Awards performance

Twitter reacts to Pharrell, Missy Elliott’s BET Awards performance

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)

Big Boi calls Marc Lamont Hill a 'b---h?' Hill responds via Twitter

Big Boi calls Marc Lamont Hill a ‘b—h?’ Hill responds via Twitter

Marc Lamont Hill learned a valuable lesson regarding why you shouldn’t talk smack via Twitter while a rapper is performing onstage.

Twitter shades 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta' Joseline for Grammy comment

Twitter shades ‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Joseline for Grammy comment

“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

#EndFathersDay hasthtag trending on Twitter

#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 […]

Ruby Dee's death: Statement from family and celebrity Twitter reactions

Ruby Dee’s death: Statement from family and celebrity Twitter reactions

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 […]

Lupe Fiasco and Dizaster hurl insults via Twitter

Lupe Fiasco and Dizaster hurl insults via Twitter

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.

Tracy Morgan crash: Truck driver's Twitter rant, says media is wrong

Tracy Morgan crash: Truck driver’s Twitter rant, says media is wrong

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 bullied on Twitter for her natural hair

Blue Ivy bullied on Twitter for her natural hair

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 […]

Too far? Jhené Aiko goes in on Twitter critics over Summer Jam performance

Too far? Jhené Aiko goes in on Twitter critics over Summer Jam performance

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 […]

Black Twitter blasts Angelina Jolie for portraying Egypt's Queen Cleopatra in upcoming film

Black Twitter blasts Angelina Jolie for portraying Egypt’s Queen Cleopatra in upcoming film

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 […]

Twitter reacts to the passing of Maya Angelou, fans share her words of wisdom

Twitter reacts to the passing of Maya Angelou, fans share her words of wisdom

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 […]

Celebs send Memorial Day messages via Twitter

Celebs send Memorial Day messages via Twitter

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

Twitter reacts to Ta-Nehisi Coates article 'The Case for Reparation'

Twitter reacts to Ta-Nehisi Coates article ‘The Case for Reparation’

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

‘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 Electronica deletes his Twitter account?

Jay Electronica deletes his Twitter account?

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.

Twitter reacts to the Michael Jackson hologram at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Twitter reacts to the Michael Jackson hologram at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

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 […]

Twitter reacts to Jay Z and Beyoncé's 'Run' trailer

Twitter reacts to Jay Z and Beyoncé’s ‘Run’ trailer

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 […]

High school senior omitted from school yearbook for wearing a tuxedo: Twitter reacts

High school senior omitted from school yearbook for wearing a tuxedo: Twitter reacts

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 […]

Best Twitter reactions to Jay Z and Solange's elevator fight

Best Twitter reactions to Jay Z and Solange’s elevator fight

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 […]

Rihanna, Twitter, poke fun at #PromBat teen

Rihanna, Twitter, poke fun at #PromBat teen

#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 […]

'XXL' mag releases 2014 Freshmen list; Twitter reacts negatively

‘XXL’ mag releases 2014 Freshmen list; Twitter reacts negatively

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 […]

Twitter reacts to the premiere of 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta'

Twitter reacts to the premiere of ‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’

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 […]

Twitter reacts to Phaedra Parks' vicious 'sperm bank' diss of Kenya Moore

Twitter reacts to Phaedra Parks’ vicious ‘sperm bank’ diss of Kenya Moore

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 […]

Twitter reacts to Rihanna's 'Lui' magazine photos

Twitter reacts to Rihanna’s ‘Lui’ magazine photos

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 […]

Twitter reacts to Donald Sterling ban

Twitter reacts to Donald Sterling ban

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 on Twitter, Instagram?

Rihanna disses Karrueche on Twitter, Instagram?

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 asks 'what's the big deal' about Donald Sterling, Twitter reacts

Laz Alonso asks ‘what’s the big deal’ about Donald Sterling, Twitter reacts

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 […]

Dwight Howard gets dragged on Twitter after Rockets lose lead and game

Dwight Howard gets dragged on Twitter after Rockets lose lead and game

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

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 […]

Twitter reacts to the latest episode of BET's 'The Game'

Twitter reacts to the latest episode of BET’s ‘The Game’

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

Twitter slams Mimi Faust and Nikko for shopping porn video

Twitter slams Mimi Faust and Nikko for shopping porn video

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

‘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 […]

Twitter destroys Lolo Jones for dissing Rihanna

Twitter destroys Lolo Jones for dissing Rihanna

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 […]

Celebrity throwbacks shared by fans on Instagram and Twitter

Celebrity throwbacks shared by fans on Instagram and Twitter

  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 […]

Lolo Jones disses Rihanna on Twitter

Lolo Jones disses Rihanna on Twitter

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

Twitter reacts to the latest episode of BET's 'The Game'

Twitter reacts to the latest episode of BET’s ‘The Game’

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

Al Sharpton dragged on Twitter for being FBI informant

Al Sharpton dragged on Twitter for being FBI informant

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 […]

Drake clowned on Twitter for switching NCAA loyalties after UConn win

Drake clowned on Twitter for switching NCAA loyalties after UConn win

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 reacts to the latest episode of 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'

Twitter reacts to the latest episode of ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’

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 […]

Twitter slams 'Marie Claire' for calling Kendall Jenner's braids 'bold' and 'epic'

Twitter slams ‘Marie Claire’ for calling Kendall Jenner’s braids ‘bold’ and ‘epic’

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 […]

Twitter reacts to the latest episode of BET's 'The Game'

Twitter reacts to the latest episode of BET’s ‘The Game’

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

Twitter blast Eagles for cutting DeSean Jackson for alleged gang ties

Twitter blast Eagles for cutting DeSean Jackson for alleged gang ties

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 […]