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Marcus Crenshaw

Self-made millionaire, Marcus Crenshaw, earned his wealth by way of hard work. After playing professional basketball overseas, Crenshaw created his first successful marketing agency, Hoop Cred which focused on WNBA players. In 2016 Crenshaw created his first successful business which provided a wider scope with regards to enhancing exposure for women and young girls who…

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After dominating the rap music scene the past three years, Cardi B now feels emboldened to take over the big screen in 2021. Cardi, 27, has landed her first leading role in the upcoming comedy film Assisted Living about a criminal who goes into hiding to evade the police and her former crew, Variety reports. Paramount,…

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LeToya Luckett has announced that she is filing for divorce from her husband Tommicus Walker after just over three years of marriage. Momentum had been building towards the actualization of a permanent split. Eurweb, for example, reported in August 2020 that rumors were swirling that Luckett dumped her husband after allegedly catching him cheating. Madamenoire…

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Yaya Mayweather reportedly welcomed a baby boy into the world on Saturday, Jan. 9. Iyanna “Yaya” Mayweather, the daughter of all-time boxing great Floyd Mayweather and former girlfriend of rap star NBA Youngboy, had a baby boy. On Saturday, she took to her Instagram story to share the exciting news with her 1.3 million followers.…

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Black writers do not often get the opportunity to make their mark in the publishing world. The New York Times recently released a statement that of all the books published in the United States, only 11 percent are written by people of color. Despite these staggering odds, there is still a wealth of Black talent to…

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NBA sharpshooter Seth Curry of the Philadelphia 76ers has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. During the 76ers contest against the Brooklyn Nets Thursday night, Jan. 7, 2021, Curry, who was already sidelined with left ankle soreness, was sitting in between assistant coach Sam Cassell and center Joel Embid. The team stayed overnight in Brooklyn…

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Children and young adults of color do not often see their stories reflected in literature. New York Times bestselling author Andrea Pinkney has dedicated the entirety of her career to changing that narrative. A four-time nominee for the NAACP Image Award and recipient of both the Regina Medal and Arbuthnot Honor Award, Pinkney is known…

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Lil Nas X has released a children’s book called C Is For Country that teaches kids the alphabet and self-confidence in the process. The “Old Town Road” rapper linked up with Random House Kids, a division of Penguin Random House, to publish the book. “Join superstar Lil Nas X — who boasts the longest-running #1 song…

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Lauryn Hill has claimed the only reason she never followed up The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is because “no one” at her label reached out. The “Doo Wop (That Thing)” hitmaker has for the first time revealed why she never made another solo record after her seminal 1998 LP. In a rare interview, Hill told Rolling…

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2020 was a great year for Chicago artists. G Herbo released the critically acclaimed PTSD, which centered on the conversation about mental health in Black communities. Lil Durk had a blockbuster year with features on Nas’ album King’s Disease, a feature on Drakes’s single “Laugh Now Cry Later” and the release of his two projects,…

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Michael B. Jordan is to direct Creed III. That’s according to his co-star Tessa Thompson, who joked she is going to tell him to “dial down the sexiness” when he is directing her on set, in reference to the 33-year-old actor being named People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive in 2020. She said: “He is directing…

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