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Tamika Christy, a native of Oakland, California, began journaling in elementary school and writing short stories in high school. She continued to develop her passion in college, where she realized her talent for creating intriguing plots and multidimensional characters. She continued to nurture her love for writing while attending law school where she gave birth…

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Comedic superstar Kevin Hart sustained back injuries in a crash that completely demolished his classic car in suburban Los Angeles. The California Highway Patrol submitted a crash report that stated, according to the Huffington Post, a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda that Hart was riding in somehow got out of control and torpedoed down an embankment and…

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Snoop Dogg thinks he fills a “void” in the music industry. The 47-year-old rap legend has just released a new album, I Wanna Thank Me, and Snoop believes it represents something unique for music fans across the world. He explained to Billboard: “It’s like I’m always filling a void. “When I make music, I feel like…

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For decades, urbanites have witnessed Black workers being humiliated or fired from their jobs and students kicked out of predominantly White schools across the country because of their natural hair.  That will never happen again in the state of California without repercussions, according to the Los Angeles Times. State Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) authored…

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An affiliate of rapper YG was reportedly shot eight times in the gritty Los Angeles suburb of Compton, California, according to TMZ. Law Enforcement officials told the entertainment publication that Slim 400 was rushed to a local Los Angeles hospital after he was hit multiple times at about 8:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28. HipHopDX…

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Summer is around the corner and so are the numerous music festivals that you can choose to attend to liven up the hottest months of the year. Here we have created a list in chronological order of some of the best music festivals this summer. Freak Nik Festival — After 9 Partners is bringing back a taste of…

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Ray J  is expanding his business ventures from technology to marijuana with a multi-million dollar investment. The 38-year-old star, who dropped $5 million, has assembled a team of experts who specialize in growing, branding and marketing the drug to work for his new California-based venture. The company is named MADDVIBES and one of the first products…

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Serena Williams and Jay-Z are among a slew of a-list celebrities who have invested in Impossible Foods. Impossible Foods made the revelation on Monday after announcing that they had raised  $300 million for their company, which specializes in developing plant-based substitutes for meat and dairy products. Overall, Impossible Foods has raised more than $750 million and…

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