Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

G. Dep, the former Bad Boy up-and-comer known for his turn-of-the-millennium hits “Special Delivery” and “Let’s Get It” has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being convicted of a 1993 killing in New York. The 19-year-old case was re-opened after Dep, born Trevell Coleman, confessed to shooting someone as a youth in December […]

A new report shows Oprah Winfrey may have lost her luster. The media queen’s still-fledgling television network OWN is not simply experiencing a slow climb to the top, but has hemorrhaged a staggering $330 million since 2008. It may be headed toward full cancellation, writes Bloomberg Businessweek:   “From its 2008 inception through Dec. 31, […]

When Shaquille O’Neal graduates from Barry University this weekend, he’ll receive a Ed.D in organizational learning and leadership. More than 1,100 students will graduate from Barry University on Saturday, but only one will be wearing a custom-made size-XXXL gown — seven-foot-one, 325-pound Shaquille O’Neal, the former Miami Heat and NBA superstar. Among O’Neal’s many nicknames […]

Bobby Brown is not going to take the blame for the tragic passing of music icon Whitney Houston. In his first interview since the death of his ex-wife in February, Brown talks with Matt Lauer of the TODAY Show, about his image in the media, his relationship with daughter Bobby Kristina Brown and why he’s […]

  On April 29, 1992, Los Angeles erupted after a jury acquitted four LAPD officers accused of beating Rodney King. It was dubbed the L.A. riots, as thousands of people took to the streets in protest. There was looting, arson and widespread violence. The indelible imagery has lived on through archived footage, art and, of […]

President Barack Obama has already established his hip hop credentials with past references to Jay-Z and Lil Wayne; but at this weekend’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the commander-in-chief got a little more street. In his speech at the event, President Obama name-checked Young Jeezy, joking about the direction he would take if given a second […]