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Rocko and TI hosted a party at Oakwood last night, kicking off the CIAA weekend take over in Charlotte, NC. Rocko and TI walked into a club filled with fans gathered from all over the country to see the two Atlanta, GA raised rappers host and DJ Traci Steele on the one’s and two’s. As…

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Ondrea Japonica Stevens 19, and her unborn child sadly lost their lives as the young mother-to-be slept. In the middle of the night, someone shot several rounds into an apartment window at Little Rock Apartment on Leake Street in west Charlotte, N.C. Friends and neighbors believe her boyfriend — who didn’t live there — was…

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Teen pop princess Cymia will release her new Christmas single “Very Special Christmas” on Thanksgiving Eve in celebration of her 4th annual Holiday Pajama Drive.  Cymia came up with the idea for the holiday drive to donate new Christmas pajamas to children residing at the Ronald McDonald House.  Cymia was the brainchild behind the entire…

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  Jonathan Ferrell, unarmed former FAMU football player, was shot 10 times A former FAMU football player that was gunned down by a police officer was riddled with ten bullets before his death. As previously reported Jonathan Ferrell was unarmed and seeking help after a car crash September 14 in Charlotte, N.C. when Officer Randall…

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The Democratic National Convention is right around the corner and it’s about time for the extravagant events to commence. The four-day drama starts with Labor day family festivities and ends with President Obama’s acceptance of the Democratic nomination. The week also includes non-political activities for anyone to partake in with easy access. With the convention taking…

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While we envision ourselves as having moved past the point of light skin vs. dark skin, there’s another category of sorts — other or biracial. The issue was so prevalent in author Svenya Nimmons’ life of growing up in Charlotte, N. C., with brown skin, curly hair, a Swedish name and a Southern accent, that…

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Following a shooting incident in February when Waka Flocka Flame’s tour bus was shot at outside a North Carolina car stereo store, six men arrested in connection with the shooting are now off the hook after prosecutors dismissed the charges against the men. According to mtv.com, the shooting, which occurred on Feb. 26 in Charlotte,…

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