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    Nicki MInaj, Drake to Headline Wireless Festival in Britain

    *Nicki Minaj, Avicii and Drake are set to headline the Wireless Festival this year. Minaj will take top billing at the annual three-day British music event this summer. It will be her first return to the festival since appearing on the bill in 2012, while Drake had to pull out of headlining Wireless last year […]

    The High School ‘Uptown Funk’ Video that Made Bruno Mars Cry

    *No, it’s not a scene from the final season of “Glee.” These are the students of A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School in Dallas and their theater teacher, Scot Pankey, in a one-take video for the Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars hit “Uptown Funk.” Pankey tells the Dallas Morning News that it was done as one of the […]

    Teen Life Fills the Big Screen in ‘At the Top of the Pyramid’

    *Los Angeles – Oh, the teen angst of those high school years! No matter how old you are, memories of high school, whether good or bad, seem to always linger. Well, “Bring It On” meets “Friday Night Lights” in the new flick “At the Top of the Pyramid” by Slamgate Productions in conjunction with the […]

    Dick Gregory to be Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    *The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced that comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory will be honored with the 2,542nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, February 2, 2015. The star in the category of Live Theatre/Performance will be dedicated at 1650 Vine Street near Hollywood & Vine. “We are proud to honor […]

    A.P.C.’s Touitou Repeatedly Uses N-Word at Fashion Event, Kanye Approves

    *A.P.C. founder Jean Touitou may have been paying tribute to Kanye West and Jay Z’s 2011 hit song “N****s in Paris,” but he is getting the wrong kind of attention for repeatedly using the N-word. According to, Touitou’s actions came during A.P.C.’s fall menswear presentation while he presented the brand’s spring 2015 collection. The […]

    Marissa Alexander Has Been Released from Prison (Watch)

    *Marissa Alexander is now a free woman. Alexander, who claimed self-defense after prosecutors say she fired a gun at her estranged husband and his two sons, has been released from prison as part of a plea agreement. On Tuesday she was sentenced to the 1,095 days she has already served in jail after pleading guilty […]

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    Recap: The 23rd Annual Trumpet Awards Red Carpet Extravaganza (Pics/Video)

    *Saturday January 24, 2015 marked the 23rd Annual Trumpet Awards which began with a star-studded red carpet event held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Marietta, GA. The Trumpet Awards is one of the most prestigious and esteemed award shows in existence, highlighting the significant accomplishments and achievements of African Americans who have excelled in […]

    Gabrielle Union Reveals Reason Behind Asking Dwayne Wade for Prenup

    *Gabrielle Union is her own woman who worked hard for her success. In her eyes, it makes perfect sense to protect what she has, which is the reason behind why she and her husband Dwayne Wade signed a prenuptial agreement when they tied the knot in August 2014. “For women in Hollywood, when they’re coupling, […]