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The synthetic marijuana drug K2 is back in the news after a mass overdose on a New York City street early Tuesday morning. Police and first responders replied to calls of victims passing out and unresponsive after allegedly ingesting the drug sold at a nearby Big Boy Deli. According to one media outlet, the store…

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As part of its 10th anniversary celebration, TEMPO Networks, in partnership with the Caribbean Tourism Organization and the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, hosted their CARIBBEAN ROCKS NYC event spotlighting the Caribbean’s extraordinarily beautiful destinations and amazing culture, music and entertainment. CARIBBEAN ROCKS NYC, which was held in New York City in the heart of Times Square,…

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Two high-profile cases in New York City prove that sex trafficking of children and adults doesn’t happen in a vacuum.  If you notice a pattern of men coming in and out of a residence or hotel room and spending 30 minutes or less, it’s a sign that something is not right. Especially if you notice an older…

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The Get Down

Told through the lives and music of a ragtag crew of teens in 1970’s South Bronx, Netflix’s heavily anticipated new series “The Get Down“ is a look at the atmosphere and fledgling culture that came to be known as Hip-Hop. The Get Down will premiere in Spring 2016.  

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Riding the subway in New York City can often be entertaining and terrifying. Recently, it turned into terror as a transgender woman threatened passengers with a knife. The abusive rider was decked out in designer clothes as she waved a knife in a rider’s face and threatened violence and said that she would get away…

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Rapper Azealia Banks is again making headlines … for everything but her music. This time the online-feud prone 24-year-old was arrested early Wednesday morning in New York City after an altercation with a bouncer at the nightclub Up & Down located in the city’s meatpacking district. The incident began when Banks was escorted out of an exclusive party…

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In what could only be described as a possible case of life imitating art, actress Dascha Polanco, who plays the role of Dayonara Diaz on the hit Netflix series “Orange Is The New Black,” was recently charged with assault in connection to an incident with a teenage girl this past summer. The 33-year-old actress was…

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Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq hits theaters on December 4, and the film has drawn both early praise and derision from fans and critics. At the New York City premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in Manhattan, Spike, stars Nick Cannon and Harry Lennix, as well as other celebs in attendance, shared their thoughts on community, Black Lives Matter, Chicago and what they hope the audience takes away from the movie.

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Former Rikers Island inmate Robert Hinton was the target of vicious beatings and other abuse by corrections officers at the notorious jail. In April 2012, he was hogtied and beaten by five guards and a supervisor and placed in solitary confinement. The brutal beating left him with a broken nose and a fractured vertebra.  Hinton…

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