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It’s a wrap for “Power” after Season 6 premieres this August.The show’s executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson broke the news Thursday with a post on Instagram, but added that fans shouldn’t “trip” because there are a number of planned spinoffs in the pipeline.“Augs25 starts Season 6 is the final season of POWER,” 50 wrote. “I have 4 spin off shows coming so don’t trip. Starz”He also added in a comment that Power Season 6 will have a whopping 15 episodes, which is five more than what we’ve gotten from previous seasons. reports:The upcoming sixth season of the Courtney Kemp created and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson executive produced NYC underworld drama will be the last for the Starz series.However, the 15-episode August 25 premiering “The Final Betrayal” season won’t be the end of the dirty deeds for the premium cabler’s top offering as planned spinoffs are already in the pipeline.“We will follow some of your beloved Power characters beyond the scope of the initial series,” proclaimed EP Kemp today of the next phases in the world she fashioned. “But we will play with your expectations of which characters, where, and the master timeline of it all, creating a Power universe as unpredictable as the original.”Whispers of the Power spinoffs were first exclusively last October when Kemp inked a rich new overall deal with Starz’ parent company LionsgateThough there were no significant details of which characters from the Omari Hardwick, Naturi Naughton, Lela Loren and Joseph Sikora-led and Gary Lennon co-showrun Power are graduating to their own Starz series, we hear that a writers’ room has already been formed for at least one of the spinoffs.“Season 6 brings us to the end of what we know is just the first chapter of the Power story,” Starz programming boss Carmi Zlotnik said Thursday of the cabler’s clear crown jewel. “However, as one chapter comes to an end, another will begin. Courtney Kemp and 50 Cent have created a world rich with complex and dynamic characters and there are a number of stories we plan to tell as we continue to explore and expand the Power universe.”While we don’t know for sure yet what those new stories will be, we do know that the supersized Season 6, up 50% in episodes from Season 5, will see the Power directorial debut for 50 Cent with the third episode of the upcoming season.“The last 5 seasons of Power have been an incredible ride for me and all of our supportive fans,” stated the hip hop superstar, whose Kanan character was killed off last season.“We are far from over and I am excited to bring you more from the Power brand,” added Jackson today, perhaps hinting more Kanan could be coming as an offspring of his own overall deal with Starz. “I am proud that I was able to put a lasting stamp on this chapter with my directorial debut in an episode that features one of the wildest scenes ever on the show.”We’re sad to see Power go, but hey, at least we get 15 episodes this year! is a post from:
May 09, 2019
A South Carolina man who stole thousands of dollars worth of cigarettes from the same gas station twice in one week will spend the next 15 years in prison after in court Wednesday (May 8).Officials said 48-year-old Michael Lamont Jones went into an Exxon Kangaroo gas station on January 18th, 2019, got behind the counter and by telling them he was armed with a gun (he wasn’t) before stealing more than $4,000 worth of cigarettes.Investigators said Jones committed a similar robbery at the exact same store just five days prior.After pleading guilty to two counts of strong-armed robbery and three counts of shoplifting, a judge sentenced him to 15 years in prison for the strong-armed robbery charges and 10 years for each shoplifting charge, which will be served concurrently.A decade and a half behind bars for some damn cigarrettes. Hope it was worth it! is a post from:
May 08, 2019
For those of you who tuned into the utter debacle that was Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child’s reality TV series, Chad Loves Michelle, then you know that things between Michelle and her then-fiancé, Chad Johnson, ended on a sour note when Michelle and Chad called off their engagement.She elaborated further on her newfound single status with a post on Instagram Stories confirming her split back then:“I still remain fearless. I guess I still remain single. Things didn’t work out. The healing that needs to take place is a must! I don’t wanna destroy another relationship. Blessings to him, his family and ministry. #FEARLESS”Michelle also went dark for a while on Instagram entirely while she sorted through her emotions. She recently re-emerged on the platform and it looks like she didn’t return alone.Although there was no formal announcement that she and Chad had resumed their relationship, she popped up at the Kentucky Derby and appeared to be yucking it up in photos with her ol’ boo thang alongside the likes of NeNe Leakes.Arrell BJ Coleman, a notable publicist in the entertainment industry, that featured the rekindled couple:While Michelle f at the Derby, she didn’t post any with Chad:Chad followed suit and he his fly Derby threads: A post shared by (@chadjohnson77) on May 7, 2019 at 2:22pm PDTSo perhaps avoiding posting photos of them as a couple on IG is their way of taking it slow? Well, I wish them the best and maybe this is a sign that season 2 of Chad Loves Michelle might happen after all? is a post from:
May 08, 2019
Police in Louisville, Kentucky have charged a man with murder after he punched his newborn son after a losing a video game, sending the infant to the hospital where he later died of his injuries.Police said 26-year-old Anthony Trice was home alone watching his 1-month-old son De’Anthony Trice on Friday (May 3) while playing a video game in his bedroom. When he started to lose the game, Trice became angry and threw the controller, police said.Authorities said Trice then directed his anger to his innocent baby, hitting the child in the head with his fist, which caused serious physical injury.After hitting the child, police said Trice then picked the crying infant up in an attempt to soothe him, and while carrying him into the kitchen, Trice dropped the baby, then picked him and continued to the kitchen to make a bottle, .Investigators said Trice then brought the baby back into the bedroom, “propped him up in a seated position,” put a blanket in front of the baby and placed the bottle in his mouth.Trice then reportedly left the baby alone to use the bathroom. When Trice came back to the bedroom, he noticed the baby was distressed and called 911.Tanjia Howlett, De’Anthony’s maternal grandmother, Trice called the boy’s mother after he dropped him.“He was like, ‘Get to the hospital. The baby was throwing up milk. So, I told my daughter, ‘Why would he take the baby to the hospital for choking on baby milk?’,” she said.De’Anthony was rushed to Louisville’s Norton Children’s Hospital, where he clung to life for two days before dying of his injuries Sunday night (May 5).Anthony Trice was arrested Saturday and initially charged with first-degree criminal abuse. Police added a murder charge after the baby died Sunday.Trice pleaded not guilty to the murder and the first-degree criminal abuse charges in court Monday (May 6) and a judge raised his bond to $1,000,000 full cash—meaning he can’t pay 10% ($100K) to make bail.De’Anthony’s aunt, Ronika Tunstill, said she and her sister left the baby with Trice to go out for Derby weekend. Tunstill said before leaving Trice’s apartment, Trice talked about how excited he was about buying new clothes for his newborn son.“We were talking about the clothes that he got and what he was about to get him and stuff,” Tunstill said. “Everything was fine, like, they weren’t arguing. My sister and her boyfriend weren’t arguing or none of that.”To help cover De’Anthony’s funeral costs, his grandmother that has so far raised more than $3,000 of its $5,000 goal.A picture of De’Anthony on the page (above) shows him connected to several breathing tubes in the hospital.“We need your help,” the GoFundMe reads. “Some of you have seen on the news we were recently hit with a tragedy. My grand baby was severely beaten by his father and the baby De’Anthony Trice lost his life on May 5, 2019. None of us saw this coming and the [sic] We need help to burial my grandson. Please help our family with prayers and support. God bless you.” is a post from:
May 08, 2019
Kodak Black just dropped an insane amount of cash on a pacifier covered in diamonds.TMZ reports the “ZEZE” rapper spent “a whopping $180,000” on a brand new diamond necklace and matching diamond pendant in the shape of a pacifier.Celebrity jeweler Eliantte told the gossip site the pacifier charm hangs from a Hermes link chain and the entire necklace features 98 carats of blue and white diamonds.Eliantte said he and Kodak have been collaborating on the piece for a few years and he’s finally able to the finished product.I mean, it looks cool, but that’s about it.It’s hard to see the purpose behind someone wearing an iced out pacifier around their neck, but to each his own, I guess.Kodak’s lavish purchase comes right after it was reported that the rapper gave a generous donation of $12,000 to help low-income students purchase school supplies. is a post from:
May 06, 2019
Remember that wild tale about the twin sisters who got pregnant by the same guy? Well, one of them is speaking out and telling her side of the story, and it sounds nothing like the original version.PREVIOUSLY: You remember the story: A man named Keonyae met twin sisters Nia and Nydia at a gym where he’s a personal trainer, and somehow ended up just a month apart from each other.Keonyae told The Shade Room all parties involved were OK with the situation and have been living happily as a “throuple” as they wait for the babies to arrive.He even posted on Instagram: “I bet [I’m] the only n***a y’all know wit twin baby mommas and both kool wit it.”But according to one of the sisters, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, there’s a lot more to the story than what Keonyae originally revealed.A screenshot showing Nydia venting on a Facebook group called “Mommy & Me” has been floating around social media, and she spilled ALL the tea about the “situationship” between herself, her baby daddy and her sister.According to Nydia, when Keonyae bragged on social media about getting twin sisters pregnant, he left out a number of key details, including the fact that he already has kids and is still “dating” his baby mama.Even worse, Nydia said she didn’t find out her sister had also gotten pregnant by Keonyae until just a little over a month ago.“I just found out April 1st that while him and his other [baby mama] were dating he got my sister pregnant as well and that she is due a month after me,” Nydia shared. “When I found out it hurt me. Alot,” she added. “Can’t even be excited to be an aunt.”Nydia went on to say that her sister wants to give her baby for adoption “so we can have a normal life,” and Keonyae wants to keep the baby, but “me and her feel like he ruined that chance when he wanna make it seem like we in a polygamy relationship.”“I would never f**k on the same n***a as my sister,” she said. “Just gross.”Nydia said that she’s now having to worry about a DCFS investigation due to Keonyae’s clout-chasing on social media, and he also caused her to get arrested just days before her due date.Read Nydia’s entire post below: is a post from:
May 05, 2019
Brooklyn Nets star D’Angelo Russell was cited for marijuana possession in New York Wednesday night (May 1) at LaGuardia Airport after TSA officers reportedly found marijuana hidden inside a made to look like an Arizona Iced Tea can in his luggage.According to :DLo’s luggage was searched before his flight to Louisville took off from LaGuardia airport around 7 PM … when a suspicious can of Arizona Iced Tea flagged the system.As it turns out, it wasn’t just an ordinary can of tea — it was one of those “cans” that actually has a secret compartment people use to hide their drugs (y’all stoners know what we’re talking about).We’re told there was more weed found in a grinder inside the fake can as well.Law enforcement sources tell us Russell initially tried to say the weed belonged to his brother, but he was alone and in possession of the bag.TMZ Sports has learned that Russell was cited for possession of marijuana (under 50 grams) … and was allowed to leave. We’re told the summons usually results in the defendant paying a fine.The Brooklyn Nets released a statement Thursday afternoon, saying, “We have been made aware of the situation involving D’Angelo Russell and are in the process of gathering more information at this time.”Gotsta be mo careful!Fortunately for D’Lo though … this little incident won’t affect his value as a free agent, and the Nets still plan to offer him a deal to extend his contract before he officially hits the market on July 1st.“It’s not an issue,” a league source . “I’ve had a cell phone ticket that was more [costly].” is a post from:
May 05, 2019
If you haven’t seen “Avengers: Endgame” by this Monday (May 6), be prepared for spoilers, because the film’s director says everything after then is “fair game.”“Avengers: Endgame”—the sequel to “Avengers: Infinity War” and the culmination of 21 feature films and 11 years of production—officially opened in theaters worldwide last weekend.Joe Russo—one half of the Russo Brothers director team— and talked about how happy he was with how fans (some, ) have made sure not to reveal spoilers on social media and anywhere else.RELATED: But he made it a point to mention that it’s OK for people to talk about the movie’s plot in detail after this weekend.“I think people have really been treating us with a lot of integrity,” Russo said while walking through Manhattan Thursday (May 4).“We’re really happy. We’ve just asked everybody to hold spoilers until this Monday. After this Monday, it’s fair game because everybody’s had two weekends to see it and I think people want to start talking about the movie.”“Endgame” had the biggest global opening in film history with an unprecedented $1.2 billion opening its first weekend in theaters, which included a record $357 million opening weekend in North America.Impressively … those numbers don’t even include the money the film earned last Thursday (Apr. 25). If you combine Thursday’s revenue and the revenue generated during the first weekend, “Avengers: Endgame” earned nearly $1.8 billion worldwide its first few days out.The film, which stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man along with a slew of other Marvel heroes, is also now on track to have the highest-grossing second weekend in North American history.In case you didn’t know, the record for the biggest second weekend is owned by “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” which made $149 million domestically its second weekend out in 2015, according to Comscore.But early estimates Friday (May 3) showed that “Endgame” will definitely top that, with $175 million reported in North America so far (not including Saturday and Sunday).FYI: “Avengers: Endgame” ($1.8 billion) is already the fifth highest grossing movie of all time, behind last year’s “Infinity War” ($2.05B), 2015’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ($2.07B), 1997’s “Titanic” ($2.2B) and the highest grossing film ever, 2009’s “Avatar” ($2.8B). is a post from:
May 04, 2019
A Houston senior is making history at his prestigious private school. He just became the in the school’s 119-year history.Kellin McGowan is St. Thomas High School’s 2019 valedictorian, earning the honor with a 4.57 grade point average.“It was a mixture of ‘Yes I did it’ and ‘Wow, mind blown’. I’m excited,” Kellin said.“Kellin has always been an academic stud. Just an all-around great kid,” Principal Aaron Dominguez told Fox26. “I’m super proud of you,” he told Kellin in the halls of St. Thomas High.And becoming the first black valedictorian of the school is not lost on Kellin, either.“It’s surprising but I’m glad these barriers are being broken,” the 17-year-old added.St. Thomas High opened in 1900 and the first black student wasn’t enrolled into the early 1940s.Though it took nearly eight decades for Kellin’s history-making moment, he hopes it ushers in a new era for the school and society.“People have these misguided notions of what it means to be African American. I believe by seeing an African American do well in an institution like this, they can see there is more to us than what they think,” he said.In addition to being valedictorian, Kellin is a permanent member of the exclusive St. Thomas Club.Membership is only granted to students who maintain a 4.0 GPA for seven consecutive semesters. That’s certainly quite an achievement.Kellin is also the secretary of the National Honor Society, a member of the student council, and the recipient of the Albert R. Gaelens Award, which is given to students who exemplify the school”s motto: “Teach Me Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge.”Kellin’s English teacher even described him as a “superhero [with] a cloak of humility.”“We don’t have to know everything—that is God’s job. And Kellin McGowan is God’s superhero,” Mr. Darrel Yarbrough said.Kellin will attend the University of Chicago in the fall and major in political science. He has aspirations of becoming an immigration lawyer.“I’m looking at Immigration Law, because I just want to help people seeking better lives and I believe I can do so,” he said.Kellin McGowan’s advice to other students: “You can do anything that you set your mind to and don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do anything.”We congratulate you, Mr. McGowan. Black excellence. is a post from:
May 04, 2019
Disney voice actor Jim Cummings—who is best known as the voice behind Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Mickey Mouse’s arch-nemesis Pete and many others—has been accused by his ex-wife of a number of disturbing things, including raping her in front of their children and abusing animals.The 66-year-old actor is currently engaged in a court battle with his ex-wife Stephanie Cummings over the alleged abuse that occurred between 2011 and 2018 after their divorce, .According to documents obtained by The Blast, Stephanie claims that since her divorce from Jim, he “has engaged in physical, sexual and emotional abuse including but not limited to death threats, rape, and various sexual deviant behavior forced upon me without my consent.”Stephanie also notes that Jim is a “very successful voice over actor. He has provided voices for such films as ‘Winnie the Pooh,’ ‘Lion King,'” and adds that “he has done over 250 voices.”She claims to have obtained two separate domestic violence restraining orders against the 66-year-old star, including after an incident on August 31, 2011, when she says Jim came over to her home and slapped her on the buttocks and forced himself on her in front of their 4-year-old daughter.“He later came up behind me,” she claims, “grabbed my arm, spun me around, and forcefully put his hand on the back of my neck and kissed me while holding me in place against the wall.”She says after the kiss, Jim asked if she could “see him leaking, because that’s what I make him do when he touches me.” Stephanie says she felt “humiliated and degraded” in front of their child, and allegedly reported the incident to the L.A. County Sheriff, who advised her to get a domestic violence restraining order.According to documents, Jim did not dispute the incident but remembers it differently than his ex. The Disney star said he was “joking and laughing” with Stephanie, and then “I touched her slightly on the butt.” He says Stephanie gave him a consensual hug and says “the whole incident was happy.” He added that his ex-wife, “who is much taller than I am, and a large woman, made no objection to anything.”Stephanie also claims that she was raped by Jim in 2013, and allegedly filed a police report over the incident but did not give more detail. In open court testimony, Stephanie describes how she entered rehab after the rape for “co-dependency” and Jim showed up to the facility unannounced and was asked to leave.She claims that Jim would frequently “without consent, would touch my buttocks, my groin, and my breasts. He would hold me in place attempting to kiss and fondle me. He would spank me in front of our daughters. He would then follow up by making sexual comments to me that I found repugnant.”Of all the inappropriate comments he allegedly made to the former couple’s daughters, Stephanie claims Jim commented that he was allowed to “touch Mommy’s breasts since he had paid for them.” Stephanie broke down in tears on the stand while recalling some of the comments made to her by Cummings.In documents, Jim addressed the situation, writing in an email to Stephanie, “Shame on you, you’re [sic] distortions are obscene. ‘forcing’? Please, everyone, Gracie myself and especially YOU were all giggling and laughing, it was pleasant to have one moment of light-heartedness. We both erupted into laughter…I’m hardly the first person in the world to point out one ‘catches more flys [sic] with honey than vinegar’ for you to overlay a reference to being a whore is little too telling, Let’s get this over with for the love of God.”The ex-couple has also been fighting for custody and support payments and, in legal documents, Stephanie claims Jim would withhold payments of support and “demand sex from me in exchange for meeting his support obligations.”In 2015, she claims Jim showed up to her home and confronted her while on a date with an off-duty police officer, and the man was forced to pull his gun to make Jim leave the scene.Stephanie says the constant harassment from Jim resulted in a decline in her health, so in 2017, she moved to Utah with their two daughters.During a visit to see the children, she claims Jim asked to stay at the house and she allowed it. However, during the middle of the night, she claims Jim was “standing over me with his erect penis in my hand. He was using my hand to stroke his penis while my youngest daughter was asleep on the other side of me. She was 10 years old at the time.”Stephanie explained, “I told him to stop and get out of the house. He refused. He then came back and did the same thing, insisting I masturbate him or he would wake Lulu up. I did as he asked given his threat to wake up my daughter and my worry that I could not control what he would do in front of her.”After that incident, Stephanie says she obtained the second restraining order against Jim, which was filed in Utah. In 2018, both Stephanie and Jim testified in court and the restraining order was issued against Jim for two years.Stephanie also said Jim has had longstanding history of drug abuse, stating in court documents, “The primary reason James and I separated was his abuse of alcohol, marijuana, and Adderall.”Stephanie said during one particular rehab stint in 2010 (his second that year alone), he was kicked out after just five days after he was caught abusing Adderall.Stephanie claims after she and Jim split, between 2012 and 2018, he showed up at her house multiple times “uninvited while intoxicated or high on Adderall.”Stephanie also accused Jim of once abusing the family puppy to the point where it almost died.She said when the newly purchased puppy urinated in the house, Jim “took the dog and placed it inside a metal bucket outside of the house on a day which it was over 100 degrees, then left it there for a long time,” adding, “The dog came close to dying.”Jim acknowledged in court documents that he put the dog in a “tub” as a form of discipline and then forgot it was there “for a while,” but claimed the pet was ultimately fine.Stephanie said in another incident, Jim had “taken a broom and hit the puppy so hard that he shattered the puppy’s hip necessitating surgery.”Stephanie is fighting for full custody of her daughters because she believes their lives are in danger around Jim, who she says is a “much smaller version of Harvey Weinstein” and needs help for his alleged addictions.Stephanie also testified in court that Jim currently lives with a former sex worker.“Winnie the Pooh lives with a whore, pays a whore to pretend to be his girlfriend, rapes and abuses the mother of his kids,” she said, adding that Jim has tried to get her to “kill herself” and has also referred to their daughters as “n-word babies.”Meanwhile, Jim claims Stephanie has previously threatened to ruin his celebrated career, once allegedly telling him, “I will go and I will ruin your reputation … I am going to tell people Winnie the Pooh is a woman beating, drug addicted freak!”Jim said the recent alleged outburst came after he refused to take Stephanie to the premiere of the Disney movie “Christopher Robin” in 2018. is a post from:
May 04, 2019
Keyshia Cole has some really exciting news to share: She’s pregnant!Cole is expecting a child with rapper/songwriter Niko Khale.The singer made the announcement late Thursday night (May 2) on Instagram in a post.In the happy picture, Cole is glowing as she rubs her baby bump, which looks to be several months along. A post shared by (@keyshiacole) on May 3, 2019 at 12:25am PDTI guess a picture really is worth a thousand words because Cole is so subtle with her pregnancy announcement that the only mention in the caption is a pregnancy emoji.“Had such a good time!!!! Surrounded by Loooooooooove Just enjoying good times and GREAT VIBES. I have a few shows coming up next weekend, DETROIT, MIAMI #MOTHERSDay is coming. I’m ready for ALL THE Love and GREAT ENERGY,” she writes.The 37-year-old has been dating 23-year-old Niko Khale since last year. It was a child last summer, but Cole eventually shut down the rumor.This will be Cole’s second child.She shares a 9-year-old son with estranged husband and former NBA player, Daniel “Booby” Gibson. Their divorce has yet to be finalized. is a post from:
May 03, 2019
Facebook announced Thursday (May 2) that it has banned a number of “dangerous” high-profile figures—including Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, and Milo Yiannopoulos—from using its platform and network of apps and services.Farrakhan leads the Nation of Islam, which is considered a hate group, and he’s notorious for using anti-Semitic language.Facebook is trying to rid its platform of fake news and hate speech, and Farrakhan, a “dangerous individual,” according to Facebook, falls into at least one of those categories.Farrakhan’s personal and professional profiles have been deleted, along with the social media pages of his religious organization across Facebook’s apps, including Instagram and WhatsApp.Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his media outlet InfoWars were previously been banned from Facebook back in August 2018, but Jones kept his Instagram pages active. Facebook said they will now be deleting his Instagram accounts, leaving him with no social media presence.Other “dangerous individuals” banned by Facebook Thursday included Paul Nehlen—an anti-Semite who unsuccessfully ran for Congress in 2016 and 2018—and right-wing media personalities Laura Loomer, Milo Yiannopoulos and Paul Joseph Watson.“We’ve always banned individuals or organizations that promote or engage in violence and hate, regardless of ideology,” a Facebook spokesperson . “The process for evaluating potential violators is extensive and it is what led us to our decision to remove these accounts today.” is a post from:
May 03, 2019
Offset is now a wanted man in the state of Georgia after a for the rapper Thursday morning (May 2).The warrant stems from the incident last Monday (Apr. 22) when Offset was shopping at a Target in Sandy Springs, Georgia and he smacked a fan’s phone out of his hand for attempting to record him as he exited the store.The fan, 18-year-old Junior Gibbons, said “What up Offset?” to which Offset replied “Get the f**k out of my face” and knocked the phone out of the Gibbons’ hand. The device then crashed to the ground and broke, shattering the screen.After his phone hit the ground, Junior claims Offset told him to get that “f**kin’ phone out of my face” and then walked out of the store.Junior says he went to the cops and on Friday (Apr. 26). His family said they didn’t want to pursue any charges against Offset, they just wanted the Migos rapper to replace the phone.After Offset refused to pay up, the felony arrest warrant was issued after police investigated.The reason why the warrant is a felony is that the phone costs $800 and police said Offset intentionally damaged the device.Offset was with his wife Cardi B last night at the 2019 Billboard Awards in Las Vegas. No word on whether or not he’s on his way to Georgia to turn himself in, but we’ll keep you updated. is a post from:
May 02, 2019
Remy Ma was released from jail Wednesday evening (May 1) after posting bail.Remy Wednesday afternoon on allegations she punched fellow Love & Hip Hop castmate Brittney Taylor in the face and at a concert venue last month—a whole new round of legal trouble for the 38-year-old rapper who is still on parole from a 2007 shooting.Taylor, who reported the incident the next day, suffered bruising to her right eye and was treated at a hospital.“This arrest demonstrates how serious this matter is—it is real life and not reality TV entertainment,” Taylor’s lawyer, Sanford Rubenstein, said in a statement. He added that Taylor “has confidence in our system of justice and will continue to fully cooperate with the authorities.”Remy was on misdemeanor assault and harassment charges Wednesday and allowed to post $1,500 bail.Remy’s lawyer, Dawn Florio, called the allegations false, saying that the rapper was at home nursing her 4-month-old daughter at the time of the alleged attack.Florio said that while Remy did attend the concert at Irving Plaza that night, she was home by 9:30 p.m., the time a criminal complaint states the attack allegedly happened.Florio said a number of witnesses who were at the venue will vouch that Remy “had absolutely nothing to do with this incident,” and he also has video proof that Remy was at home when the alleged incident occurred.Taylor “is a liar, and my client did not touch her,” Florio said.Remy Ma, whose real name is Reminisce Mackie (née Smith), served six years in prison for shooting her (now former) friend, Makeda Barnes-Joseph, in the stomach outside a Manhattan nightclub in 2007 after Remy accused Joseph of stealing $1,000 from her purse.At the time, Remy’s defense said the gun “accidentally” went off during a struggle between the two women.Remy was released in 2014 and was still on parole until August 1st when she allegedly attacked Taylor last month.The new allegations pushed Remy’s parole officers to tighten the conditions of her parole, including requiring her to wear an ankle monitor (as seen in those last week) and putting her on an 8 p.m. curfew.The judge also issued a protective order for Taylor, which means that Remy must stay away from her and cannot have any contact with her.Remy, flanked by her husband Papoose, briefly spoke with TMZ cameras after she posted bail, saying that she was “OK,” but she refused to answer any questions about the case.Remy Ma is due back in court on May 24th. is a post from:
May 02, 2019
Kylie Jenner went all out for Travis Scott’s birthday party last night in Los Angeles. But one guest in particular has people talking.Kylie says she “creative directed” her boo’s 28th birthday party. The theme was “Cactus Jack,” which is the name of Scott’s record label and also his nickname. And Kylie spared no expense for the event.:In addition to a slew of personalized snacks and drinks—including Cactus Coolers, Hennessy Slurpees and bars by Kiva Confections—the party featured an entire room designed to mimic a gas station, complete with Cactus Jack-themed cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, motor oil and more. In another room, pairs of Scott’s new Nike sneaker hung from the ceiling.One of the attendees, named “Ro,” shared a few pics on her IG stories from the party. But the interesting thing about Ro is that she is allegedly Travis Scott’s side chick.Kylie Jenner documented the party on her social media as well.The neon lights in Kylie’s posts match the background in Ro’s posts, confirming that the rumored side chick was at the party and possibly near Kylie.Ro first became linked to Scott after on her back in February.Ro then started trolling Kylie on social media, writing “tell ur bd I said thx” in one post, and claiming Kylie repeatedly blocks then unblocks her on Instagram.It’s unconfirmed if Ro is Travis Scott’s side chick or if she’s just the woman with whom Kylie accused him of cheating. Either way, Yung Sweet Ro probably likes keeping the rumor mill spinning. is a post from:
May 01, 2019
Jussie Smollett is reportedly not doing well. Sources say the actor has become suicidal since learning he will not be on the upcoming season of Empire.SandraRose.com is reporting Smollett is with the news and is worried about his career.The site reports:According to a source close to the family, Smollett, 36, is “devastated” and suicidal over the apparent end of his acting career. The part-time singer also lost a coveted lead role in the Tony Award-winning Broadway play Take Me Out, about a baseball player who comes out of the closet at the peak of his career.News broke yesterday that Fox had picked up Empire for a sixth season, but that Smollett’s character “Jamal” is .The studio did, however, extend Smollett’s contract, meaning that he could be brought back, it’s just not likely at the moment.Sources tell Sandra Rose that Fox only extended Smollett’s contract as a courtesy to Empire creator Lee Daniels, who is close friends with Smollett and is also somewhat of a father figure to the actor.In a recent essay, JoJo Smollett (Jussie’s older brother) , he revealed that Jussie was suffering from post-trauma and night terrors because of his alleged attack and the subsequent fallout.JoJo wrote:Jussie is as strong as iron, but following an attack like this, there is a normal and natural amount of post trauma that mostly anyone should expect to suffer. I have literally seen him violently awakening from night terrors, following the assault. Some of my siblings, as well as Jussie’s partner and closest friends have seen similar things.Back in January, Jussie—who is openly gay—claimed that he was viciously attacked in Chicago by two Trump supporters who yelled homophobic and racist slurs.However, Chicago police stated the evidence suggested the by Jussie. He was later arrested and indicted on 16 charges for making the false police report. The in March.But the case isn’t over.Though Jussie has maintained his innocence, public opinion has turned against Jussie, and the city of Chicago filed a lawsuit and has for the resources used to investigate the allegedly staged attack.Even though we still don’t know the full truth of the matter, suicidal thoughts should not be ignored or taken lightly. We wish Jussie Smollett well during this time. is a post from:
May 01, 2019
Bushwick Bill, one of the founding members of the legendary rap group Geto Boys, has revealed that he’s battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer.The 52-year-old he was diagnosed with the disease back in February and has been undergoing intense chemotherapy treatments, but he says it’s too early to know how his body has been responding to the chemo.The rapper said his diagnosis was a shocker because he was getting tested for months for a mass on his pancreas that doctors originally said was benign.“We see a mass on your pancreas and we can’t understand it,” the 52-year-old rapper recalled doctors telling him. “It’s not alcohol, it’s not sugar, it’s not diabetes. They went through all kinds of stuff. And finally, by February 8, they said it was stage 4 [pancreatic] cancer.”Bushwick said he initially kept his diagnosis private, only telling those closest to him, but he’s now ready to tell the world.“I figure keeping it to myself is not really helping nobody, and I’m not really afraid of dying because if anyone knows anything about me from [his 1992 song] ‘,’ I died and came back already in June 1991, so I know what it’s like on the other side,” he said, referencing the time he accidentally shot himself in the eye.Bushwick said he’s working on new music so that in case he does lose his battle, he can leave a legacy behind for his children.“The reason why I’m doing three albums right now is because I notice when most celebrities pass, they really don’t have nothing set up for their children and everything’s in disarray,” he said.“So, I figure old music will sell, yes, but if I have new music for them and I have a book and I have a documentary and I have any other endeavors that I get into now, at least they’ll have residual income from those things instead of just knowing that I’m their dad and my old records are selling. I’d rather just know for sure that I did my part.” is a post from:
May 01, 2019
One of the big viral trends of 2017 was something called #ForTheDChallenge (For the D Challenge) which went viral when various on the fun.To keep it mildly PG, the D that is being referenced is the male sex organ, aka the DICK, and the viral challenge had people rhyming about the absurd things they would do for the D or, if they had a penis, the absurd things people have done for their D.Call me tardy for the party, but I never knew who the originator of this challenge was, but apparently, it was GameOva Reedy, a New Orleans-based bounce rapper.But now, we know her full government name, which is Reiona Oliver, thanks to the fact that she was arrested and after she put her 5-year-old son, Riley, in a Lyft by himself.According to Sheriff James Pohlmann through CBS News 4 WWL-TV, the driver said he went to the residence and the woman, who was later identified as Reiona “GameOva Reedy” Oliver, placed the child in the vehicle and said the child would be riding alone.When the driver told Oliver he couldn’t transport the child without an adult, Ms. Oliver allegedly walked back inside of the house and would not come back out.Supposedly, GameOva tried to justify her decision by saying that she was “sick” and couldn’t take her son to school, but that doesn’t add up. If you’re sick, ride in the Lyft with your son, drop him off and go back home. Or if you’re that damn sick, ask a friend to ride with him. Or keep him home with you!Luckily for Reedy, the judge took pity on her and ended up letting her off the hook with a warning, which we found out via her Instagram posts, which updated us on the case. A post shared by (@reupreedy_) on Apr 26, 2019 at 10:12am PDTThe scary thing is that GameOva Reedy has an infant son named Euro under her care in addition to her 5-year-old son Riley.No word if the boys share the same father, and my heart goes out to single mothers struggling, but it’s clear that Reedy is not equipped to handle these two kids and make the wisest decisions when it comes to their welfare.Also, Lyft/Uber are not your babysitters so please stop putting your babies in cars with strangers when you ain’t in the damn vehicle with them. This is not a game. Some girl got that she thought was an Uber just this year. Stop playing. is a post from:
May 01, 2019
Forgive us for not paying attention to the activity surrounding the former members of 50 Cent’s G-Unit crew, but who knew that Young Buck was out here getting his Bobby V on last year?Apparently, in September last year, there was some video of a man that was allegedly Young Buck who is also an aspiring rapper who goes by the name of Glamour Purfek.Young Buck vehemently denied he was the one in the video, but more embarrassingly, Purfek released audio of Buck calling her and begging her to take the post down.Now, I’m gonna say that the fact that Young Buck was able to contact Purfek and tell her that he was willing to pay her off to take the post down points to the fact that the hookup between Purfek and Buck was real.Cause if it wasn’t real, how the hell would he have gotten in contact with her and why (and how) would you pay her to take it down?In the audio clip, Buck vehemently and emphatically says “I ain’t f**kin’ gay!”Well, I don’t know if the check didn’t clear, or if Purfek wants to draw more money out of Buck, but Purfek has dropped a diss track blasting Young Buck to the tune of his G-Unit smash “Shorty Wanna Ride With Me.” A post shared by (@iamglamourpurfek.official) on Apr 30, 2019 at 7:20pm PDTIn the diss track, Purfek claims she was the one who gave Buck the idea to do his Valentine’s Day mixtape, Box of Chocolates. I’m not sure why Purfek is bragging on that. No one cared about that mixtape and it didn’t shake the internet’s table in any way, shape or form.?But here’s another scintillating tidbit from Purfek’s Young Buck diss track:“We kept it on the low, you was on that blowI’m blowing drow, n**ga you knowThe whole world know it nowAfrica, Japan, don’t be scared now (owwww)I couldn’t be one of those groupies,All up on my knees letting you do me (n**ga, I’m Eutsey)It’s too late to hate me now,We done fell in love now”Look. It goes without saying that Glamour Purfek’s rap game is absolute trash. So, as far as her aspirations of being a rapper, she should let that go ASAP.But Young Buck is gonna have to come up with a much better explanation for why this transgender woman has so much dirt and so many recordings of him if he wasn’t in a romantic or sexual relationship with her.Of course, the main thing holding Buck back from admitting his truth is hip-hop culture at large, which is steeped in homophobia and transphobia.None of which is more personified than in the form of his G-Unit boss 50 Cent, who has been mercilessly mocking Buck about the embarrassing situation with Glamour Purfek since last year.Now if you’re wondering, ‘Wait, why is 50 Cent firing at his own guy?’ Well, it’s cause 50 Cent is petty and beefs with every damn body who dares to get close to him.When the transgender accusations hit the web in the fall of last year, 50 started clowning Buck, unfollowed him and blocked him. By January, Buck began to accuse 50 of stealing his money, and as of February, Buck was openly questioning whether he was still , given his strained relationship with 50.So, you know when Purfek’s new diss track dropped, Curtis had to give his two (or fifty) cents, and he didn’t disappoint. A post shared by (@50cent) on Apr 30, 2019 at 7:11pm PDTQuick on the trigger, Buck responded to 50’s gloating with his own Instagram post saying: “Now…. Curtis./Kanan/Boo Boo/ @50cent You Know Your Days Are Numbered?????!!!!” A post shared by (@buckshotz) on Apr 30, 2019 at 7:42pm PDTI mean, Buck’s responses to both Glamour Purfek and 50 Cent are gonna have to come way better than that. Cause Buck is looking very down low, suspicious and guilty.If he spills his own tea, no one else can spill it for him. It’s time to come clean, Buck. is a post from:
May 01, 2019
In a world where Lil Nas X has subverted norms about genres and teamed up with Billy Ray Cyrus to top the Billboard Hot 100, it’s understandable that other black musicians would see the country music genre as ripe fruit, fresh for the picking.And that kind of genre experimentation is fantastic. The idea that black musicians can ONLY do hip-hop or R&B is stifling, racist and limiting. But K. Michelle, who is Tennessee-born and raised, has decided that the best way for her to make her mark on the country music industry is by pulling a drive-by rant during country musician Tyler Ryan’s set.In her rant, K. Michelle proclaimed that her talents as a country singer would not go undenied.“I am here in Nashville, I just got done sitting down with Mr. Chris Stapleton, you guys can pull it up… And I am a Black girl who sings better than any white mother*cking country singer in Nashville right now. I have a ton of your favorite people behind me. So when I say I am the next motherf*cking Taylor Swift, it’s not a motherf**king joke.”Watch the footage for yourself below:So… Kimberly. Name dropping people and cursing at them is not gonna get you anywhere near a country music chart.And while I’m no Taylor Swift fan, one thing that girl is is very successful and you’re gonna have to put WAAAAAAYYY more respeck on Taylor’s name before you run around calling yourself the Next Great Swift.Comparing yourself to Taylor, who is decidedly far more of a pop singer than a country singer these days, is setting yourself up for failure.Surprisingly, Tyler Ryan had K. Michelle’s back though, even though it was his set she rudely interrupted. A post shared by (@iamtylerrayn) on Apr 28, 2019 at 11:27am PDTCall me old school, but rather than fussing at folks, wouldn’t K. Michelle be better off putting a decent country song out and allow the music to do the talking?After all, it’s not like Lil Nas X sought anyone’s permission to do a country song and proved the so-called gatekeepers of country music don’t have the power they thought they had. is a post from:
April 30, 2019
Toni Braxton’s 24-year-old niece has died in Maryland, TMZ reports.Lauren Braxton, who is the daughter of Toni’s younger brother, Michael Conrad Braxton Jr., died Monday (Apr. 29).According to Lauren’s father, her death was caused by a heart condition.More via :Law enforcement tells TMZ … they received a 911 call around noon on Monday, and Lauren — who went by the nickname LoLo — was unresponsive when they arrived. She was pronounced dead by paramedics.Michael — who is a Maryland native — is the only son of the Braxton siblings. He and Toni are the elder siblings to Traci, Towanda, Trina and Tamar. Like most of his sisters, Michael is also a singer and songwriter and he’s appeared on episodes of his sisters’ reality show “Braxton Family Values.”Michael started singing with his sisters in church choirs when they were young.Our thoughts and prayers are with the Braxton family. is a post from:
April 30, 2019
UPDATE: John Singleton has died, the iconic film director’s family announced.“We are sad to relay that John Singleton has died,” a statement from the Singleton family read Monday (Apr. 29). “John passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends.”He was 51 years old.Original story: There were a number of regarding John Singleton’s health, but his family just released a statement announcing that they plan to take the legendary film director off life support sometime today (Mon, Apr. 28).“It is with heavy hearts we announce that our beloved son, father and friend, John Daniel Singleton will be taken off of life support today,” the Singleton family said. “This was an agonizing decision, one that our family made, over a number of days, with the careful counsel of John’s doctors.”The statement goes on to say that John “quietly struggled with hypertensions. More than 40% of African-American men and women have high blood pressure, which also develops earlier in life and is usually more severe.”The devastating news comes a little over a week after it was revealed Single had after complaining about pain in his leg following a flight from Costa Rica.Singleton was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles around two weeks ago and suffered a stroke just days later on April 17th.Read the family’s lengthy statement in its entirety below:It is with heavy hearts we announce that our beloved son, father and friend, John Daniel Singleton will be taken off of life support today. This was an agonizing decision, one that our family made, over a number of days, with the careful counsel of John’s doctors.John Singleton is a prolific, ground-breaking director who changed the game and opened doors in Hollywood, a world that was just a few miles away, yet worlds away, from the neighborhood in which he grew up.John grew up in South Central L.A with a love of cinema that showed itself early on. He went on to become one of the most lauded graduates of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Within months of graduating, John returned to South Central to shoot his debut feature, Boyz N the Hood. The movie, which was unusually shot in sequence, masterfully captured a story of friendship, youth and the peril of hard choices in a community marred by gang violence. The film earned special honors at its debut at Cannes and Singleton went onto become the youngest director and first African-American writer-director nominated for the Academy Award. Two decades later, the film was placed in the Library of Congress, a marker of its cultural and historical significance.John loved nothing more than giving opportunities to new talent and his films came to be known for career -making roles with actors who the industry would come to embrace; talents such as Tupac Shakur, Regina King, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Ice Cube, Tyrese and Taraji P. Henson.Singleton’s work spanned genres and showcased his curiosity and creativity: the remake of Shaft, was a homage to his mentor, Gordon Parks. He also made historical films such as Rosewood and action films such as 2 Fast 2 Furious. Films like Baby Boy and Four Brothers were prescient in the questions they posed about men and the crisis in American masculinity. As streaming platforms created new opportunities in television, Singleton took his talents to shows such as Billions, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Empire. Most recently, he co-created and executive produced the current FX hit drama series Snowfall, in which he engaged such writing talents as Walter Mosley.John was such a supernova in his youth that we forget that he was only beginning to fully assert his gifts as a director. Kurosawa was 52 when he directed High Low. Hitchcock was 56 when he directed To Catch a Thief. As much as we will treasure his body of work, we were looking forward to the films John would have made in the years ahead.In his private life, John is a loving and supporting father, son, brother, and friend who believed in higher education, black culture, old school music and the power of film.John’s confidence in his place in Hollywood was only matched for his passion for the sea. John kayaked in Marina Del Rey every morning. His greatest joy, when not on set, was sailing his boat, J’s Dream, up and down the Pacific Coast. The American writer Willa Cather once said, “There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in the storm.” We who have grown up with John, made movies with him, sailed with John and laughed with John, know the universe of calm and creativity he created for so many. Now in the wake of his death, we must navigate the storm without him. It is, for us, heartbreaking.Like many African Americans, Singleton quietly struggled with hypertension. More than 40% of African American men and women have high blood pressure, which also develops earlier in life and is usually more severe. His family wants to share the message with all to please recognize the symptoms by going toHeart.orgWe are grateful to his fans, friends and colleagues for the outpour of love and prayers during this incredibly difficult time. We want to thank all the doctors at Cedars Sinai for the impeccable care he received.John Daniel Singleton will be survived by his extraordinary mother, Sheila Ward, his father, Danny Singleton and his children Justice, Maasai, Hadar, Cleopatra, Selenesol, Isis, and Seven.Details about memorial services will be provided at a later date. is a post from:
April 29, 2019