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It’s official. The Atlanta Braves’ controversial new home in Cobb County, Georgia, the fourth-most populous county in the state, has announced the name of it’s new home: SunTrust Park. The announcement was made on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 during the official groundbreaking ceremony. SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation’s largest banking […]
In a touching and heartbreaking episode 6, Sheree asks Torrei to help her find the father she hasn’t spoken to in more than 15 years. The duo take a road trip to South Georgia in search Sheree’s long lost father, where she receives some devastating news. Monyetta Shaw reveals that she had her tubes tied after she […]
Omarion and Apryl Jones discuss the rift between her and his mother Leslie. Moniece Slaughter talks about the “sacrifices” she makes as a mother, surrendering custody to her her baby’s father, Lil Fizz, while she gets her sex toy business off the ground and Tearria Mari goes head to head with Ray J and his now […]
Columbus Short and Darrin Dewitt beef on Twitter Former Stomp the Yard actor Darrin Dewitt recently hit up Twitter to blast his troubled former cast mate Columbus Short for his alleged domestic violence accusations, recent arrests and getting the boot from the hit ABC drama series “Scandal.” Check out what Dewitt had to say and hit […]
On Thursday, September 4, legendary comedian and “Fashion Police” host Joan Rivers died. Just one week ago, the standout star was rushed to a Manhattan hospital after she stopped breathing during a routine throat procedure. She was 81. Her death, a surprise to many, shook Hollywood and fans alike. Gone but not forgotten was a sentiment […]
In an ill-advised attempt to offer “his side” of things, Cee-lo tweeted about his recent sexual assault allegations and lost a lot of fans
Every week it seems like K. Michelle is losing another celebrity friend. And this week that lost friend seems to be Lil’ Kim, who feuded with K. Michelle on Twitter over the R&B singer’s praise of Kim’s nemesis, Nicki Minaj. The beef all began during Sunday nights MTV VMAs when K. Michelle tweeted that Nicki […]
Sam Smith soothed our soul with his rendition of “Stay With Me.” Jessie J and Ariana Grande blew us away with their powerful new hit single “Bang, Bang,” featuring Nicki Minaj. And the Queen B single-handedly diffused rumors that she and Jay Z are headed for splitsville when she broke down in tears on stage in the […]
Earlier this week, we reported that Iyanla Vanzant and the OWN Network have filmed a “special” episode of “Fix My Life” in Ferguson, Missouri: On a special #FixMyLife, @IyanlaVanzant meets with Police Chief & Michael Brown’s uncle in Ferguson, Tues. 9 PM ET/PT pic.twitter.com/YtiyKZx3b7 — OprahWinfrey Network (@OWNTV) August 22, 2014 Following the announcement, both […]
Nicki Minaj is at it again. Around midnight, Minaj released the highly anticipated “Anaconda” music video, and everyone’s jaws hit the floor. With the help of CGI and some sexy ladies, Nicki Minaj released one of the most memorable music videos we’ve seen in a long time. It didn;t take much time for Twitter to […]
Nicki Minaj sends Twitter into tizzy after the release of her latest video, “Anaconda,” featuring her rumored on again, off again flame, Drizzy Drake. Check out the reactions which gave birth to the hashtag #TweetYourAnacondaVideoReaction below. – ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie
While many mainstream outlets are covering the Ferguson protests after two prominent journalists were arrested, Twitter protesters have kept the news coming since Michael Brown was killed. From new highlights, photos and comments from those on the ground, and words from those around the world, social media has become the hub for important information surrounding […]
Childish Gambino’s flippant tweet has sparked some outrage and irrtation amongst Twitter users. The Atlanta hip-hop star touched a nerve by dismissing “Twitter activism,” but his sentiment is just one bit of reactionary balderdash that I have grown weary of as the conflict in Ferguson, MO has continued to rage.
Ever since the murder of Mike Brown, there has been an upheaval in the small town of Ferguson, Missouri. Peaceful protesters and angry citizens are now risking their lives to stand against the military that has taken over the streets. Forming blockades around gas stations, blocking off entry and exits from the city, and disallowing […]
Someone at the Central Intelligence Agency has jokes. Recently, America’s “first line of defense” celebrated its one month Twitter anniversary by hosting a brief Twitter chat and answering the top five questions that people really wanted to know. Aside from obvious inquiries such as the assassination of JFK or the truth with Area 51, it […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill exploded in a Twitter rant yesterday. The target of his rage? His MMG labelmate, Wale.
Roc Nation rapper Jay Electronica aired out Hot 97 radio host Peter Rosenberg during a series of tweets this week.
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 […]
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)
Marc Lamont Hill learned a valuable lesson regarding why you shouldn’t talk smack via Twitter while a rapper is performing onstage.
“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 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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
#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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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’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 […]