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  • Usher Begs Judge For Medical Records To Be Sealed In STD Lawsuit: Report
    Usher's been dealing with some legal issues over the past few years after several individuals who have accused him of sexual misconduct. More specifically, he was accused of giving herpes to two women and a man. While he's been stuck in this legal battle for a minute, he's also been... Read more »
  • R. Kelly Says He's Happy In Solitary Confinement, Fears What Inmates Might Do To Him
    At this point, it's safe to say that if you have had any engagement with the world wide web at all in the past year, then you probably know all about R. Kelly and the giant scandal that has especially come to surface during this past year. With the release... Read more »
  • Bad Bunny, iLe, & Residente Drop A Protest Song Bashing Peurto Rico's Governor
    It's always nice to see artists using their platform to speak on important matters, especially when those matters involve calling out injustices with the actual possibility of educating the masses and igniting a change. This was the case when Puerto Rican artists, Bad Bunny, Residente, and iLe came together to drop... Read more »
  • Glasses Malone Recreates Tupac's Murder From His Killer's Perspective: Watch
    Nobody has ever been charged for the murder of Tupac Shakur. One of the most tragic moments in hip-hop history took place in 1996 when the rapper was murdered in Las Vegas, getting gunned down in a drive-by shooting. There has been a lot written about that fateful night and... Read more »
  • Megan Thee Stallion Welcomes Jada Pinkett Smith To The Hot Girl Club
    Megan Thee Stallion is the founder of the term "hot girl summer" which means she gets the right to oversee the applicants who claim they are giving off the heat this season. "Being a Hot Girl is about being unapologetically YOU, having fun, being confident, living YOUR truth, being the... Read more »
  • Grime Legend Kano Links Up With Ghetts & D Double E On "Class Of Deja"
    Kano announced his new project, Hoodies All Summer earlier today. The announcement came along with two new singles off of the forthcoming project. On "Class Of Deja," Kano gets into his lyrical bag alongside D Double E and Ghetts for a grime banger. The single was released with another single... Read more »
  • Iggy Azalea Dons Pigtails & Shows Some Skin In Album Promo Pics
    Iggy Azalea was once viewed as one of the frontrunners among her fellow female rappers. While the hype has worn off a touch, she still has a unique opportunity with each new release to take over once again. With Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, Tierra Whack and others... Read more »
  • Kyrie Irving Defended By Danny Ainge Amid Heavy Criticism In Boston
    At the beginning of last season, Kyrie Irving told a raucous Boston Celtics crowd that he would re-sign with the team if they wanted him. Fast-forward a whole season later and we know exactly what happened with that promise. Irving ended up leaving the team and joined the Brooklyn Nets... Read more »
  • Eric Garner's Daughter Petitions To Have Father's Killer Fired From The NYPD
    Just a few days after the disappointing news that the police officer responsible for the death of Eric Garner will not be charged, the victim's youngest daughter has taken a stand to fight back. Officer Daniel Pantaleo put Eric in a chokehold back in 2014 when he was confronted by police... Read more »
  • Slim 400 Was Convinced He'd Be Dead After Drive-By Shooting
    Slim 400 was shot last month during an ambushed shooting but the thing is, this isn't the first time he's escaped death. Slim 400 previously spoke about getting shot in the past and he's clearly survived. But he recently admitted that the recent shooting that left him hospitalized is the... Read more »
  • Joel Embiid Hailed "Best Center In The NBA" By Tobias Harris
    With Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Al Horford, and Tobias Harris at the helm, many believe the Philadelphia 76ers can come out of the Eastern Conference and go to the NBA Finals. The 76ers were one bounce away from the Eastern Conference Finals last season and had they played the Milwaukee... Read more »
  • Juice WRLD Gets Hacked; Tweets About Kanye West & Nipsey Hussle
    For just over a year, Juice WRLD has been one of the biggest stars to have broken into the hip-hop world. The 20-year-old Chicago native was in the headlines this week after he decided to match his girlfriend's energy, getting her name tattooed on his arm after she had started... Read more »

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  • Sotheby’s & Stadium Goods Fetch A Cool $850,000 In Sneaker Auction
    Source: Stadium Goods / Stadium Goods As many a sneaker collector painfully knows, sneaker reselling is big business these days but we don’t think anyone expected Sotheby’s sneaker collection to sell for what it did. According to CNBC, Sotheby’s and Stadium Goods... Read more »
  • A Kirk Franklin Biopic Is In The Works
    Source: Kirk Franklin BET Celebration of Gospel Rehearsals held at Orpheum Theatre Los Angeles, Featuring: Kirk Franklin Where: California, United States When: 11 Dec 2010 Credit: WENN Hollywood is going to start putting some respect on Gospel music. A movie about... Read more »
  • ‘Love & Hip Hop’ Star Mendeecees Will Go Free In 2020
    Source: Brian To/WENN.com / WENN Mendeecees Harris enjoyed notoriety as part of the popular Love & Hip Hop: New York cast alongside his partner Yandy Smith, but he was sentenced to eight to 10 years in prison for drug trafficking. According... Read more »
  • Wu Wear & Clarks Originals Partner For Wallabee Capsule Collection [Photos]
    Source: Clarks Originals / Clarks Originals The shoe that Wu-Tang made famous has partnered with the Clan again. Clarks has curated some new feet pieces inspired by the Purple Tape. As spotted on Hype Beast Clarks Originals has unveiled a new capsule in... Read more »
  • Janet Jackson & 50 Cent To Play Saudi Arabia Show Amid Controversy
    Source: FABRICE COFFRINI / Getty Janet Jackson and 50 Cent have been added to the bill of an upcoming music festival in Saudi Arabia that organizations are urging artists to avoid due to gender inequality in the nation. The Jeddah World... Read more »
  • NYPD Shuts Down adidas x AriZona Iced Tea Pop-Up Because .99 Sneakers = Chaos
    Source: AriZona Iced Tea / AriZona Iced Tea adidas and AriZona Iced Tea collaborated for a sneaker collection and were supposed to open up a pop up shop in NYC. It was a great idea but the availability of sneakers for... Read more »
  • Jimmy Kimmel Hilariously Explains Offset & Cardi B’s Rhymes In Latest “New Lyrics for Old People” Segment
    Source: WENN.com / WENN View this post on Instagram Jimmy translates @OffsetYRN & @IamCardiB's song #Clout for old people… #NewLyricsForOldPeople A post shared by Jimmy Kimmel Live (@jimmykimmellive) on Jul 17, 2019 at 7:34pm PDT While Offset... Read more »
  • NY Senator Chuck Schumer Calls For Investigation Into Russian-Based FaceApp
    Source: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / Getty What seemed like just harmless fun might actually be a huge security risk. Over the past two days, Twitter and Instagram timelines looked like a “retirement home” thanks to FaceApp, which takes a photo and ages... Read more »
  • Netflix Cancels Spike Lee’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Series
    Source: Netflix / Netflix The Netflix cancelation curse strikes again! Deadline is reporting that this time around the streaming service has decided to pull the plug on Spike Lee’s fan-favorite series She’s Gotta Have It after just two seasons. Based on Spike... Read more »
  • Keep Ya Head Up: Iowa 2Pac Superfan Forced To Resign From Job For Posting Rap Lyrics?
    Source: Raymond Boyd / Getty Jerry Foxhoven, a former government official in Iowa, was asked to leave his job a day after sharing lyrics via the company email account quoting the late Tupac “2Pac” Shakur. Foxhoven, a 66-year-old white man, was... Read more »
  • Mother Of Nipsey Hussle’s Daughter Warns Of Fake GoFundMe Page
    Source: David Crotty / Getty Tanisha Foster, the mother of Nipsey Hussle‘s daughter, has been embroiled in a battle with the late rapper’s family regarding the custody of her daughter. A person looking to exploit the trouble between the families has... Read more »
  • Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Lobbied Racist Donald Trump To Help A$AP Rocky
    Source: David Wolff – Patrick / Getty A$AP Rocky is currently being held in Sweden despite not being charged with any crime. While his peers and even the Congressional Black Caucus are demanding his release, word is Kim Kardashian and Kanye... Read more »
  • Fetty Wap ft. Monty “Birthday,” JNX ft. A$AP Twelvyy “Going Off” & More | Daily Visuals 7.17.19
    Just a few days after Fetty Wap came out of the shadows to lend his vocals to Tali Goya, the New Jeruz crooner/rapper returns with his own work to bubble to his costumers. Linking up with his Remy Boy’s homie Monty... Read more »
  • LAPD Says Nipsey Hussle Wasn’t Target Of Their Investigation Gang Activity At Marathon Clothing Store
    Source: Celebrities watch the Los Angeles Lakers Featuring: Nipsey Hussle Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 02 Apr 2017 Credit: WENN.com  As suspected there are several layers to yet to be peeled on Nipsey Hussle’s murder. The law has confirmed... Read more »
  • “I Am Not Gay”: Dwight Howard Denies Having Sexual Relationship With Man In Interview
    Source: Cassy Athena / Getty Professional NBA baller Dwight Howard has been the talk of the internet, but sadly it has nothing to do with his play on the court. The center has been the subject of scandalous allegations after a... Read more »
  • Congressional Black Caucus Demands Release Of A$AP Rocky [Video]
    Source: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com / WENN Some pressure is now coming from members of Congress to gain freedom for imprisoned rapper A$AP Rocky, who is currently being held in Sweden. After reports went out that the A$AP Mob honcho was living... Read more »
  • Jennifer Lopez & Her Crew of Avenging Strippers Get That Paper ‘Hustlers’ Trailer
    Source: Barbara Nitke / STX Entertainment A few months ago people got excited when they learned that Cardi B would be making her big screen debut in Jennifer Lopez’s upcoming film, Hustlers, and today we get our first look at film... Read more »
  • Trey Songz Claims Self Defense In Assault Case
    Source: 2017 BET Awards – Show Featuring: Trey Songz Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 25 Jun 2017 Credit: FayesVision/WENN.com  Trey Songz is fighting back, literally. Trigga is claiming he was within his rights when he and a woman got... Read more »
  • Famous Chicago Alligator ‘Chance The Snapper’ Finally Caught
    Source: NurPhoto / Getty Rest well, Chicagoans for the elusive alligator known as Chance The Snapper has finally been apprehended. For the past week a lagoon in Chicago’s Humboldt Park has been home to the reptile which resulted in sections of the park... Read more »
  • Tay-K Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Robbery, Facing Capital Murder Charges
    Source: Julius Adamek / EyeEm / Getty Tay-K released one of the most brazen songs by way of his hit track “The Race” which caught fire as he was on the run for murder via a case in Texas. This week,... Read more »