Black teen gets revenge on her alleged rapist, but she takes the fall instead

A teenager who was a sex-trafficking victim stabbed her rapist to death. Consequently, the young victim was ordered to pay $150,000 in restitution to the man’s family and sentenced to five years of probation by a judge in Iowa. Pieper Lewis was a 15-year-old runaway and was sleeping in the hallways of an apartment building […]

10-year-old arrested after trying to protect her mother

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A 10-year-old was arrested in Orlando, Florida, on June 7 for fatally shooting a woman who was arguing with her mother. The child was placed in a juvenile facility and is facing a charge of second-degree murder. On May 30, the child’s mother, 31-year-old Lakrisha Issac, and the victim, 41-year-old Lashun Rodgers, were outside fighting. […]

Juvenile, Mia X, Mannie Fresh urge Black singles to ‘Vax That Thang Up’ (video)

New Orleans hip-hop legends Juvenile, Mannie Fresh and Mia X recently reunited to add an updated twist to the 400 Degreez rapper’s monstrous hit “Back That Thang Up.” The trio partnered with BLK — the largest dating app made for Black singles — and flipped his Cash Money Records classic into the new vaccine anthem, […]

Sacramento cops under fire after ‘bag’ arrest of 12-year-old Black child

There is a feeling of outrage in Sacramento, California, after the arrest of a 12-year-old child captured on video has gone viral. At issue is the level of force used and the placing of what appears to be a plastic bag over the protesting boy’s head. Black Lives Matter of Sacramento posted a video on […]

Keith Strickland provides support to youth to combat juvenile incarceration

Hope is the most powerful instrument we can give a youth. Hope for tomorrow, hope in themselves, hope that they can achieve their dreams and make something of themselves. It is possible to provide a child with hope, regardless of what they have endured, says Keith Strickland, CEO and founder of Making the Transition Inc. Making […]

Injustice as family of 13-year-old in Mississippi forced to pay $100K bond

In September 2017, Isaiah Davion Frazier, 13, of Philadelphia, Mississippi, made a decision that will affect him the rest of his life. He was with two other boys his age when they confronted a White child named Blake Hagood outside a bowling alley. Isaiah is accused of brandishing a gun, which could have been fake, […]

Not so happy Father’s Day: Rapper Juvenile arrested for back child support

Terius Gray, best known by his stage name, Juvenile, was arrested and booked into the Orleans Justice Center jail in the early morning hours Saturday, June 17, just hours after wrapping up a concert at the Southport Hall in Louisiana, alongside fellow Louisiana rapper Mystikal, the New Orleans Advocate reports. According to the local news […]

Life sentence of DC Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo overturned

In 2002, the Washington, DC area was gripped in fear as unsuspecting victims were shot by John Allen Muhammad and his teenage stepson Lee Boyd Malvo. The DC Sniper attacks claimed the lives of 17 people and injured three others in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Muhammad was executed for his crimes in 2009, while Malvo, […]

Juvenile, Floyd Mayweather attend Nawlins Finale during NBA All-Star weekend

Juvenile, Mannie Fresh, and Turk were all in attendance at the Nawlins Finale during NBA All-Star weekend. Juvenile hit the stage shortly after midnight with fellow Hot Boy Young Turk in tow. The two performed several songs such as “Hot Girl,” “Throw Your Sets Up,” and “Bling Bling.” Floyd Mayweather, Michael Blackson, and several NBA […]

Waffle House fight may cost Juvenile more than he thought

Juvenile found himself in an embarrassing and shocking situation this weekend when it was revealed that he was involved in a fight at a Waffle House restaurant. Although the rapper wasn’t arrested, new reports reveal that Juvie may be facing a lawsuit over the incident. As previously reported, the incident happened last Friday night in a […]

Find out where Juvenile was caught on camera fighting

These days, it’s rarely a surprise when reports come in that rappers, or really any other kind of celebrity, have gotten into a fight. But sometimes even the stars end up in fights that leave us dropping our jaws and that certainly was the case recently when reports surfaced that rapper Juvenile was caught on camera fighting in, […]

Lil Wayne and Tidal team up for another exclusive

Lil Wayne’s exclusive stream of his Free Weezy album on Tidal must have gone really well because he’s giving the upstart streaming platform yet another exclusive soon. The Young Money general plans to stream his upcoming “Lil Weezyana Fest” only on Tidal next month. “I’ve connected with my fans in such a cool way with […]

Bobby Brown receives warm welcome on July 4th at Wolf Creek Amphitheater

Wolf Creek and J.D. Entertainment brought in the Fourth of July with a bang. The show was hosted by comedian J.J. Williams from the movie Johnson Family Vacation. American soul singer and songwriter Tweet sang “Oops (Oh My)” and other hits. 8 Ball & MJG, who have been performing together for 22 years, sang a number of […]

Birdman responds to Lil Wayne's campaign to leave Cash Money

If you thought Lil Wanye’s leaving his only ever recording home was as simple as a few emo tweets and a rant at a party, Bryan “Baby aka Birdman” Williams would like you to know that you are sadly mistaken. According to TMZ, “sources close to the situation say that Birdman is livid over Wayne’s very public claims […]

Juvenile performs ‘Ha’ at A3C Hip Hop Festival

[jwplatform TDfrZoxz] On Oct. 10, A3C Hip Hop Festival and BET Music Matters brought New Orleans own Juvenile to Atlanta. The crowd went crazy as Juvenile performed some of his top hits, including  “Ha” and “Slow Motion.” Check out a live performance from Juvenile. Edit: Justin Dennis

A3C Festival 2014 lineup

Today, A3C aka All 3 Coasts Festival is one of the largest hip-hop events in the world with performances from more than 500 artists, including: legends, rising stars, trendsetters, up-and-comers and aspiring talent from across the world. The five-day festival encompasses all aspects of hip-hop culture: music, art, film, style, academic and more. During the day, […]

Wolf Creek concert series with Lyfe Jennings

Wolf Creek continues to bring affordable concerts to the community. Siman “Baby” opened the show up. Saturday artists included Lyfe Jennings, Carl Thomas, Juvenile, Digital Underground and comedian JJ Williamson. This was also Greek Night at Wolf Creek Amphitheater. It was a hot night in Atlanta and the artists burned up the stage. Attendees were up […]

12-year-old calls 911 and asks to be arrested after stabbing young child

A 12-year-old boy stabbed a 9-year-old and confessed to the crime after calling 911. According to Grand Rapids Press, the crime occurred while the two were on a playground in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The 12-year-old approached the 9-year-old from behind and stabbed the child in the back with a kitchen knife. The 9-year-old was rushed […]

Turntable Tuesdays: Mixtress Meta’s 5 summer jams

Our friend Mixtress Meta returns to Turntable Tuesdays to share five of her favorite summer jams to spin when rocking the party. Catch Meta spinning every Thursday at Chicago’s Bistro By The Pier from 8 p.m. until. Peep Meta’s favorite summer jams after the jump.

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