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The Notorious B.I.G.‘s plastic crown has sold for $594,750 at auction. The novelty accessory was worn by the late hip-hop legend in his iconic photo shoot with Barron Claiborne, just three days before he was shot and killed in Los Angeles in 1997. The crown went under the hammer at Sotheby’s hip-hop memorabilia auction in…

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Eminem is auctioning off a rare pair of sneakers. The 47-year-old rapper — whose real name is Marshall Mathers III — has donated a pair of his highly coveted Jordan 4 Retro “Carhartt x Eminem” sneakers to shoe auction site StockX, with the money raised going to provide relief amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The footwear…

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Kylie Jenner reportedly spent thousands on a limited-edition ‘Erin’ Beanie Baby at a recent charity auction. The 22-year-old make-up mogul spent the eye-watering sum of $12,000 on the Beanie Baby when she attended Hailey Bieber and Justin Bieber’s Paddle8 charity auction earlier this month, E! News reports. The 9.5-inch doll was created by artist Dan…

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Drake is being forced to part ways with a sentimental possession from his past. Memorabilia company, Moments in Time, is selling a handwritten note to his mother — as well as an early biography — taken from the “Hotline Bling” hitmaker’s old lyric book, for a whopping $7,500. According to TMZ, the note he penned to his mother…

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A gown owned by Aretha Franklin sold for $10,000 at the Hard Rock Cafe’s “Icons & Idols: Rock-N-Roll” by Julien’s Auctions in New York City. More than 30 items of clothing owned by the legendary Queen of Soul, who died from pancreatic cancer at age 76 in August, were sold by the auctioneers alongside possessions that belonged…

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A book that has been responsible for the awakening of Black thought, pride and power for thousands apparently has an unpublished chapter. The Autobiography of Malcolm X, written by Alex Haley and Malcolm X it was published in 1965, he was assassinated in February of that same year. It has now been announced that Guernsey’s, a…

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Howard University has had the nation’s only Black-owned public broadcasting station for the past 35 years. The programming produced by WHUT has won Emmy Awards and has been the source of groundbreaking documentaries produced by Black filmmakers. Like many HBCUs, Howard University has had to deal with funding issues, staff cutbacks and infrastructure repair. However,…

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People frequently say hate is a strong word but when it comes to child killer George Zimmerman, it’s not strong enough. Ever since he murdered unarmed Black teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012 in Sanford, Florida, he has proven himself a cold and calculated killer. Zimmerman has shown no remorse for his actions or sympathy…

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George Zimmerman seems to be doing all he can to try to provoke a violent reaction from people. Last week, America was shocked as he attempted to auction the gun he used to kill unarmed Black teen Trayvon Martin, calling it a piece of American history. The auction infuriated many who saw through the racist…

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The recent announcement by racist child killer George Zimmerman that he was going to auction the gun he used to shoot Trayvon Martin, 17, caused national outrage. Zimmerman claimed that the gun was part of American history and that he was going to use part of the funds to fight Black Lives Matter’s violence against…

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Radio personality and philanthropist Frank Ski of Atlanta’s V-103 held his annual Celebrity Wine Tasting and Auction yesterday. The benefit raises money to help kids who are less fortunate reach their full potential. The event was held at Frank Ski’s Restaurant & Lounge with some big-name celebrity guests in attendance, none bigger than the incomparable…

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At the very moment on Nov. 7, 2011, that Conrad Murray was hearing the guilty verdict for his role in the death of Michael Jackson, reporters were taking a private preview tour of the three-story home where Michael lived and died. The tour was a preliminary step in what will be the liquidation of furnishings…

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Michael Jackson’s famous red and black leather jacket worn in his epic “Thriller” video has been deemed “the most recognized and significant piece of pop culture” by auction administrator Darren Julien. Get your check books ready big spenders. Although personally I feel that articles such as these are priceless, the Associated Press reports that during…

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