Florida woman named Tupac Shakur arrested for beating man with baseball bat

On Sep. 7, 2022, a Florida woman named Tupac Amaru Shakur went before a judge after allegedly attacking an elderly man with a baseball bat on Sept. 6. The 34-year-old shares the name with the rap icon, and her incident occurred 26 years  to the day of the artist’s fatal shooting in Las Vegas in […]

Jay-Z, Meek Mill and Mike Rubin’s REFORM Alliance pass new law in Florida

REFORM Alliance has done it again. The justice reform group co-founded by Jay-Z, Meek Mill and Michael Rubin, have passed its 16th law in its 10th state. This time, a change has been made in Florida’s justice system. Citizens on state probation and community control in the state are now eligible to receive new education […]

2 White men arrested for attacking Black teen where Trayvon Martin was killed

Two White men are facing criminal charges for attacking a Black teen who says he was racially profiled on June 14. This all happened in Sanford, Florida, which is the same town where Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in 2012. Howard Hughes and Donald Corsi are accused of throwing a large rock through a […]

Why the man who sold Chris Brown a monkey ended up in federal court

A man who sold a capuchin monkey to Chris Brown has been sentenced to five years probation. Jimmy Hammonds, a Florida man also known as “The Monkey Whisperer,” illegally sold the animal to Brown for $12,650 in Parrish, Florida, according to the Associated Press. Under the laws of Florida and California, where Brown lives, it […]

Woman arrested after making ‘McMess,’ twerking at restaurant (videos)

Tianis Jones got upset. The 22-year-old woman, who said she is pregnant, was arrested in Florida on May 20 after causing a scene inside a  McDonald’s because her order was wrong. Amid her frustration with the food mishap, Jones called 911 and demanded to get her money back. Surveillance footage then shows Jones apparently swiping […]

Find out how a Black father took his daughter’s life in a fight with boyfriend

Florida police said on May 9 that a father fatally stabbed his daughter when she tried to break up a fight between him and her boyfriend. 51-year-old Laurence Green is being held on a manslaughter charge at Pinellas County Jail following the stabbing of his 22-year-old daughter Sidney Green on the evening of May 8. […]

Former NBA player shot and killed in Florida

Florida officials have reportedly confirmed the death of a former NBA player in Orlando on May 9. Adreian Payne, 31, was found suffering from gunshot wounds after deputies received a call around 1:30 a.m. The suspect was identified as 29-year-old Lawrence Dority, WESH reports. Dority stayed at the scene and was transported to local headquarters […]

Florida mother arrested after police find her 2 children tied up in home

A Florida mother is being charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of her two children. Police responded to a home on April 12 and spoke to Odette Lysse Joassaint, and it was reported that she seemed to be having a mental health crisis, as she repeatedly called and hung up on […]

DJ GallixC using TikTok to spread his postive energy everywhere

Branden Castillo, also known as DJ GallixC, is a DJ based out of Orlando, Florida. Castillo talked with rolling out about how he found his love for music, how TikTok has helped his career, and how he’s able to grab people’s attention through his unique mixes.

Florida governor pushing for new police force that can arrest voters

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing for an unprecedented move that would make the state the first to create a separate police force allowed to arrest voters. DeSantis announced the proposal after state legislators returned to session. He is proposing the creation of an Office of Election Crimes and Security that would give this agency […]

Fake COVID-19 testing sites are popping up in the US

We’ve heard about fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, which come as no surprise. All it takes is to fill in a fake date, and you’ve been magically “vaccinated.” Things are starting to get even more out of hand with reports that fake testing sites are becoming common across the United States. With the surge in cases […]

Black activist arrested after trying to ask Florida governor a question (video)

A Black activist was arrested after being denied the opportunity to ask the governor of Florida a question. On Jan. 4, 2022, Jacksonville community organizer Ben Frazier and a group of peaceful protesters awaited the arrival of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for a press conference. Frazier, shown on the social media video captured by Jacksonville […]

Kodak Black completes 90-day rehab

In September, Kodak Black failed a drug test and violated his probation after being pardoned out of prison at the beginning of the year by the former POTUS. The Florida rapper was then ordered to get into a 90-day rehab program. Fast forward to now, and Black has officially finished his 90 days and is […]

HBCU blows out No. 20 Florida in historic men’s basketball victory

It was the upset of the season. Texas Southern University earned its first win of the season against No. 20 Florida on Dec. 6, 2021. The Tigers defeated the Gators 69-54 as 23.5-point underdogs. According to ESPN Stats & Info, Texas Southern (1-7) became the first SWAC program to defeat a ranked SEC team in […]

Kodak Black gives out truckload of air conditioners in hometown (photos)

One of rap’s most reviled and controversial artists has now become one of the genre’s most prolific givers. Kodak Black was filmed over the July Fourth holiday weekend giving away a truckload of air conditioning units to underprivileged families in his hometown of Pompano Beach, Florida, a 10 miles north of Fort Lauderdale. South Florida’s […]

Man faces multiple charges for allegedly forcing woman to do OnlyFans threesome

A Florida man is facing multiple charges, including assault and kidnapping, after allegedly forcing a woman to unwillingly upload sexually explicit content to the popular entertainment website OnlyFans. Clearwater police arrested Demarko Spears, 30, for his role in a kidnapping case, according to Fox13 News. Spears was reportedly upset that the woman visited a strip […]

Kodak Black’s entourage ambushed, security guard shot

Recently pardoned rapper Kodak Black was back on the streets for just over two months when his entourage was followed and shot at in Tallahassee, Florida. Kodak and his crew were heading to a McDonald’s at about 3 a.m. after a Cultur3 Fest concert he headlined at a nightclub called Baja’s. According to WCTV, when […]

50 Cent called ‘stupid’ by Florida mayor for staging pre-Super Bowl party

50 Cent has been called “stupid” by the mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, for hosting a pre-Super Bowl party. The 45-year-old rap star performed in front of a crowd in a hangar at Albert Whitted Airport before the big event in Tampa, Florida, on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, but has been criticized by Mayor Rick […]