MC Hammer’s winter beanie at NBA Finals, Twitter reacts

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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 »

Celebrities and Black Twitter go ham on Rachel Dolezal: #AskRachel

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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 »

Twitter responds to Obama with racism

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“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:      

Wendy Williams calls Bruce Jenner a ‘fame w—-‘; Twitter responds

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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 »

Jay Z addresses Tidal naysayers in Twitter rant

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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 »

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 »