JAY-Z’S ROC NATION APPOINTS NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

JAY-Z’s Roc Nation continues to shuffle its executives into new positions. The Roc promoted Brett Yormark into the Chief Operating Officer role earlier this week, according to MusicBusinessWorldwide. In the upgraded role, Yormark is set to “provide leadership and strategic vision across Roc Nation verticals, while continuing to develop and execute long-term organizational objectives to support the company’s growth.” While […]

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Shenseea Gushes Over “Lick” Success, Explains Title Of Upcoming “Alpha” Album

Shenseea’s “Lick” with Megan Thee Stallion is a huge moment for her. Although Shenseea has been steadily rising as a prominent pop and dancehall artist for the past few years, the end of 2021 and beginning of 2022 have been monumental for her. After Kanye West recruited her for two features on his August 2021 Donda album, Shenseea […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 22, 2010 NEW JERSEY RAPPER APACHE PASSED AWAY

Anthony Peaks (December 26, 1964 – January 22, 2010), better known as Apache, was an American rapper. Apache emerged from New Jersey in the late 1980s as a front man for the Flavor Unit, a hip-hop group. He first appeared on the Flavor Unit album, The 45 King Presents The Flavor Unit, in 1990. Apart from his individual records, he also featured […]

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DOUG E. FRESH EXPLAINS REASON FOR SLICK RICK SPLIT DESPITE ICONIC HIP HOP COLLABORATIONS

Hip Hop pioneers Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh created magic in 1986 with “The Show” and “La Di Da Di” as members of the Get Fresh Crew. Known as MC Ricky D at the time, Slick Rick eventually went on to find unimaginable solo success as the third artist signed to Def Jam Recordings, leaving fans to wonder […]

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Pretty Ricky’s Spectacular Becomes First Black CEO w/ 1 Trillion Impressions

Spectacular of Pretty Ricky has reportedly become the first Black CEO ever to reach 1 trillion impressions on social media. The founder of Adwizar made a name for himself in advertisement and music tech with his innovative approach to running Pretty Ricky’s Facebook page, long after the multiplatinum group took its first hiatus nearly a […]

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Regina King Calls Son Ian Alexander Jr. “A Bright Light” Following His Death at 26

Regina King’s son Ian Alexander Jr. has died at 26, HipHopRaised# has confirmed. “Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian,” said King in a statement obtained by THR. “He is such a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others. Our family asks for respectful consideration during this private […]

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LIL DURK FUELS NBA YOUNGBOY & NLE CHOPPA BEEF TRIANGLE WITH MONEY MESSAGE OF HIS OWN

The brewing three-way feud between Lil Durk, NLE Choppa and NBA YoungBoy has come to a boiling point after the latter seemingly kicked things off a few weeks ago. Lil Top escalated the tension on Thursday night (January 21) by posting a pair of photos to Instagram in which he’s lying down amidst a massive stack of cash. The dollars in the photo […]

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Megan Thee Stallion’s Cut-Out Bikini is Giving Everything And Then Some

New Megan Thee Stallion drops this Friday and you know I’m going to be refreshing Spotify the second “Lick” drops, just waiting for those beats to carry me off to another dimension. In the meantime, I’ll be here, appreciating Megan’s latest bikini pic with all the precision and care of a seasoned art critic. To hype up the upcoming […]

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WATCH LIVE: Officials Provide Update After 1 NYPD Officer, Suspect Killed In Harlem Shooting

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD officer was fatally shot in Harlem on Friday evening. Sources tell CBS2 the suspect, identified as 47-year-old Lashawn McNeil, was also shot and killed. A second officer, who is 27 years old, was shot and last reported to be in grave condition. A third officer was also injured. The extent of their injuries is […]

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Ari Lennox Asked If She’s Being “F*cked Good Right Now,” Says She’s Never Interviewing Again

The “Pressure” singer sat down with “Podcast and Chill” host Macgyver Mukwevho but was taken aback by his controversial questioning. Ari Lennox appears to be feeling disrespected once again. This time around, the “Pressure” singer tweeted and deleted a post about never wanting to do an interview again after facing some controversial questions from Podcast and […]

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Jay Electronica asks to jump on “Eazy (Remix),” Kanye West responds

Another Jay Electronica and Kanye West collaboration may be in the works. On Thursday (Jan. 20), the “Exhibit A” emcee shared a screenshot of an old text exchange in which he and Ye discussed their musical reunion. “We working on music in LA and Miami,” the “Bound 2” emcee told Jay, who responded, “We got more music to make.”  Ye […]

Read More Jay Electronica asks to jump on “Eazy (Remix),” Kanye West responds

Accused Bronx cop shooter is rising 16-year-old hip hop drill star C Blu, friend of suspected killer rapper Kay Flock

A 16-year-old Bronx boy accused of shooting a cop during a struggle over the teen’s stolen gun is the rising rap star C Blu — and a close associate of Kay Flock, the popular hip-hop artist recently arrested for murder, the Daily News has learned. Camrin Williams, known as C Blu in the Bronx drill rap scene, has multiple […]

Read More Accused Bronx cop shooter is rising 16-year-old hip hop drill star C Blu, friend of suspected killer rapper Kay Flock

Louie Anderson, Iconic Stand-Up Comic and ‘Baskets’ Star, Dies at 68

Louie Anderson, the big-hearted everyman who rose to fame as a stand-up comic, then channeled the spirit of his late mother for his Emmy-winning turn as Christine Baskets on the FX series Baskets, has died. He was 68. Anderson died Friday morning due to complications from cancer, his longtime publicist Glenn Schwartz told The Hollywood Reporter. Anderson was being […]

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The Mack,’ ‘Abby’ actress, Carol Speed, dies at 76Speed also appeared in “Julia,” “Sanford and Son,” and more.

Carol Speed, known for her work in blaxploitation-era movies such as Abby, and The Mack, has passed away at the age of 76. In one of her more famous roles in The Mack (1973), Speed played Lulu, the prostitute girlfriend of Max Julien’s character, Goldie. She also had a role in the cult movie, Dynamite Brothers (1974) and appeared in Black Samson (1974) as the girlfriend of […]

Read More The Mack,’ ‘Abby’ actress, Carol Speed, dies at 76Speed also appeared in “Julia,” “Sanford and Son,” and more.

SLIM 400 LAID TO REST

Slim 400 has been laid to rest. On Wednesday (Jan. 18), friends and family members of the BompTTon spitter gathered for his funeral. YG, who was close friends with Slim, was photographed as one of the pallbearers who carried his casket to the gravesite. One photo showed Slim’s casket covered with red bandanas and red and white Chuck Taylors, […]

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RAEKWON JOINS WITH DIADORA AND FOOT LOCKER TO LAUNCH A NEW COMMUNITY INITIATIVE

Raekwon’s debut studio album, Only Built For Cuban Linx, was released in 1995. Raekwon, Diadora, and Foot Locker, Inc. have collaborated to produce “Community Linx,” a series of product capsules built with and linked to local communities, more than 25 years later. The trio will empower developing local music talent with the tools, resources, and information […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 20, 1998 DJ QUIK NEPHEW SHOT & KILLED HIS PERSONAL ASSISTANT REPORTS SAY

WOODLAND HILLS —  A nephew of rap artist D.J. Quik shot and killed one of Quik’s employees at the rapper’s home, apparently after a long-running rivalry flared out of control, police said Wednesday. Thaddeus Davis, 22, was booked on suspicion of murder in the death of Darryl Reed, 36, described as a personal assistant to the […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 20, 1998 YOUNG BLEED RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ALL I HAVE IN THIS WORLD IS MY BALLS & MY WORD.

All I Have in This World, Are… My Balls and My Word is the debut studio album by American rapper Young Bleed. It was released on January 20, 1998, through No Limit/Priority Records. Production was handled by Happy Perez, Beats By The Pound and Pimp C, with Master P and C-Loc serving as executive producers. It features guest appearances from Lay-Lo, C-Loc, Master P, Lee Tyme, Lucky Knuckles, Fiend and Mystikal. […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 20, 2015 LUPE FIASCO RELEASED HIS FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM TETSO & YOUTH

Tetsuo & Youth is the fifth studio album by American rapper Lupe Fiasco. The album was released on January 20, 2015, by 1st & 15th Entertainment and Atlantic Records. Tetsuo & Youth was supported by the lead single, “Deliver”. The album received generally positive reviews from critics, citing it as a significant improvement and return to form in comparison to Fiasco’s previous […]

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PRODUCER CLAIMS IRV GOTTI STOLE HIS BEATS FOR A DMX ALBUM WHILE YOUTUBE COMMENTER CLAIMS KARMA

While music is an art form, the business side can get grimy. A producer by the name of Self Service — who has worked with DMX, JAY-Z, Fat Joe, Nas and more in the past — recently joined Math Hoffa’s My Expert Opinion podcast, where he exposed the alleged unethical business practices of Murda Inc. co-founder Irv Gotti. Self claimed Gotti took half of his publishing […]

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DIVES INTO UNTOLD HISTORY OF TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE

Ahead of Black History Month, National Geographic is launching a powerful new podcast, “INTO THE DEPTHS”, on January 27, 2022, that uncovers the deep history of the transatlantic slave trade as it follows a group of Black divers who are dedicated to finding and helping to document slave shipwrecks. The podcast series trailer is now available on Apple Podcasts and […]

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Ex-NYPD Cop Who Dated Nine Trey Bloods Member During 6ix9ine’s Time With Gang and Helped Moved Drugs Avoids Jail

Former New York Police Department Sergeant Arlicia Robinson will not spend time in jail. A judge instead hit her with a four-year supervised release on probation for her role in ferrying drugs for the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods during 6ix9ine’s time with the gang.  Manhattan Federal Court Judge Alvin Hellerstein sentenced the ex-NYPD cop after Robinson admitted what she “did was wrong” during a virtual court hearing, […]

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Bronx native Cardi B to cover funeral costs for all 17 victims of deadly borough high-rise blaze

Grammy-winning Bronx native Cardi B pledged Wednesday to cover the funeral costs of all 17 victims of a high-rise building fire in her home borough. The hip-hop star’s commitment includes the expenses to return some of the dead for burial in their native Gambia, and Cardi B expressed her continuing support for the families still reeling from the […]

Read More Bronx native Cardi B to cover funeral costs for all 17 victims of deadly borough high-rise blaze

IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 19, 2020 HOSTYLE FROM HIP HOP GROUP SCREWBALL PASSED AWAY

Hostyle, a member of the Queens rap group Screwball, reportedly died this past weekend. The cause of death is still unknown. On Monday (Jan. 20), the official Screwball Instagram account announced the passing of Hostyle, born Frederick Ivey. “Deeply [saddened] to [announce] the passing of our brother HOSTYLE. Thank u to everyone who has reached out,” reads […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 19, 1999 SILKK THE SHOCKER RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM MADE MAN

Made Man is the third studio album by American rapper Silkk the Shocker, released on January 19, 1999, on No Limit Records, Priority Records, and EMI. Production for the album was handled by hip hop producers Master P and Beats By the Pound and features guest appearances from Snoop Dogg, Mýa and Jay-Z. The album debuted at number one on both the US Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The album made Silkk one […]

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‘The Park Bench’ Trailer: Film From ‘The Princess And The Frog’ Writer, Featuring Musical Direction By Nas

Aflac’s first animated short film, The Park Bench, hails from a team of Black American creators, animators, agencies and producers with musical direction by Nas. The short film, directed by Rob Edwards, will premiere on Twitch Jan. 22 at 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. CT. It’ll also be available to stream on Roku. The film follows a girl whose father […]

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Cleveland Browns player arrested after caught nude at a school

The Cleveland Browns’ troubled defensive lineman, Malik Dowell, has been arrested after he allegedly walked naked into a children’s learning center in Florida on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. McDowell was also reportedly walking nude around a neighborhood before entering the school in Deerfield, Florida, about 45 miles north of Miami. Local police said McDowell then became belligerent and […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 15, 1994

Gin and Juice” is a song by American rapper Snoop Dogg. It was released on January 15, 1994, as the second single from his debut album, Doggystyle The lyrics depict a party filled with sex, marijuana, and alcohol continuing into the small hours of the morning. The iconic chorus, sung by David Ruffin Jr (D-Ruff), the son of former Temptation David Ruffin is: Rollin’ […]

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André Leon Talley, Icon of Fashion Journalism and Former Editor-at-Large at Vogue, Dies at 73

André Leon Talley, a titan of fashion journalism who served as creative director and editor-at-large at U.S. Vogue, died on Tuesday at a hospital in White Plains, N.Y. He was 73 years old. A cause of death was not immediately available. Talley’s death was confirmed through the figure’s official Instagram page. One of the most […]

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Cop and suspect shot in the Bronx

NEW YORK – A New York City police officer and a suspect were shot and wounded in the Bronx on Tuesday night, officials said.  The shooting happened on Lorillard Place in the Belmont section at around 9:30 p.m.  The officer was wounded in his leg and taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, the NYPD said.  Cops […]

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Deputy dead after allegedly shooting herself in head in argument with Houston firefighter boyfriend

HOUSTON – A 33-year-old Harris County sheriff’s deputy has died in the hospital after a gunshot wound to the head, which her boyfriend says was self-inflicted. Houston Police say around midnight on Monday, the couple had an argument after leaving Kung Fu Saloon on Washington Ave. in a pickup truck. During the argument, the woman […]

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Rihanna Shares Spicy Red Lingerie Pics Just In time For Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is for me….but you can watch” Savage X Fenty’s official Instagram page also shared the jaw-dropping pics, writing: Can y’all handle this heat? Rih is locked and laced in her @savagexfenty with a purrfected pout in an XCLUSIVE shade of #GLOSSBOMBHEAT that will only be available at savagexfenty.com SOON.” Rih’s photos photos mark […]

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KANYE WEST & BIG SEAN REUNITE FOLLOWING ‘DRINK CHAMPS’ SPAT

LOS ANGELES, CA – Everything now looks to be all G.O.O.D. between Big Sean and Kanye West. The “Marvin & Chardonnay” collaborators were spotted together hitting the studio in California on Monday night (January 17) on the heels of their Drink Champs-sparked feud.  Kanye and Sean Don were photographed leaving the studio side-by-side as the Detroit native rocked a New York […]

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Fivio Foreign says he stopped going back to his Brooklyn neighborhood: “I don’t like the energy”

Fivio Foreign is from Brooklyn, but you will never see him back in his stomping grounds. During a recent interview on Maino‘s “Kitchen Talk” podcast, he revealed that he stopped visiting his old neighborhood because he wasn’t fond of the energy in that area. “I don’t go,” he responded when asked how often returns to his Brooklyn […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 18, 2005 THE GAME RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM THE DOCUMENTARY

The Documentary is the debut studio album by American rapper The Game. It was released on January 18, 2005, by Aftermath Entertainment, G-Unit Records, The Black Wall Street Records and Interscope Records. The record serves as his major-label debut, preceded by his independently released debut Untold Story in 2004. In 2001, while The Game was in hospital recovering from a shooting, he decided to pursue […]

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Vic Mensa Reportedly Arrested at Airport for Carrying Shrooms

According to reports, rapper Vic Mensa was apprehended at Dulles International Airport near Washington D.C. on Saturday for the illegal possession of shrooms. The Chicago native was booked for this felony charge upon his return from a trip to Ghana, where alongside fellow musician Chance the Rapper, he met with the country’s President, Nana Akufu-Addo, amongst other things […]

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NLE Choppa Gets Into Fight With Apparent YoungBoy Never Broke Again Fan at Airport – Watch

Video has surfaced showing NLE Choppa getting into a physical altercation with an apparent YoungBoy Never Broke Again fan at an airport. Earlier this evening (Jan. 17), multiple videos began circulating on social media showing a fight between two individuals. The first clip that surfaced begins with footage of the aftermath and has “Big 4ktrey” written as a caption, which is a term […]

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A DRUNK WENDY WILLIAMS ‘STRIPPED NAKED + MASTURBATED’ IN FRONT OF MANAGER BEFORE HOSPITALIZATION

Like many others, Wendy Williams took her talk show home as the COVID-19 pandemic began its 2020 rampage, inviting the audience into her $4.5 million New York City penthouse apartment. But according to The Sun, the veteran media personality suffered a particularly embarrassing incident that May, roughly a year after her split from ex-husband Kevin Hunter. Sources who were […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JANUARY 17, 1992 JUICE THE FILM WAS RELEASED.

Juice is a 1992 American crime thriller film directed by Ernest R. Dickerson, and written by Dickerson and Gerard Brown. It stars Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine Hopkins and Khalil Kain. The film touches on the lives of four black youths growing up in Harlem, following their day-to-day activities, their struggles with police harassment, rival neighborhood gangs and their families.[3] The film is the writing and directing […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 17, 1995 THE ROOTS RELEASED THEIR SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM DO YOU WANT MORE?!!!??!

Do You Want More?!!!??! is the second studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released January 17, 1995 on DGC Records. The band’s major label-debut, it was released two years after their independent debut album, Organix (1993). Do You Want More?!!!??! has been considered by critics as a classic of hip hop jazz. In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source’s 100 Best Rap Albums. […]

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Big Daddy Kane Issues Apology After Mistakenly Trying to Kick ASL Interpreter Off Stage

Big Daddy Kane has issued a statement after he pushed an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter off stage during a performance on Friday evening, January 14. The 53-year-old rapper took to his Instagram account on Saturday to issue an apology over the “misunderstanding.” After receiving backlash over the action, Big Daddy Kane posted a video addressing […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JANUARY 17, 1996 PEOPLE INSTINCTIVE TRAVELS AND THE PATHS OF RHYTHM BY A TRIBE CALLED QUEST WAS CERTIFIED GOLD BY RIAA

People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm is the debut studio album by American hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest, released on April 10, 1990 on Jive Records. After forming the Native Tongues collective and collaborating on several projects, A Tribe Called Quest began recording sessions for People’s Instinctive Travels in late 1989 at Calliope Studios with completion reached in early 1990. […]

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AKRON PASTOR UNDER INVESTIGATION AFTER AUTHORITIES FIND 89 CREMATED BODIES AT HIS CHURCH

Months after he was arrested for acting as an unlicensed funeral director, an Ohio pastor is now facing a multitude of additional charges after authorities discovered 89 cremated remains in his abandoned church. According to the Daily Mail, a woman calling herself an “urban explorer” tipped authorities off after she discovered several boxes and bags containing cremated […]

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‘SNL’ Gives ‘Family Matters’ The Gritty Reboot Treatment With A Not-So-Goofy Urkel

From the people that brought you sexy Archie, girlboss Cruella and the aggressively grim Perry Mason, it’s time to meet the latest and absolutely necessary reimagining of a beloved character. On the heels of the recently released trailer for Peacock’s series “Bel-Air” — the upcoming dramatic take on the ’90s sitcom “The Fresh Prince of […]

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Kanye West Books It Out Of LA After Police Launch Investigation Into Rapper Over Alleged Assault

Kanye West is currently packing up his bags after deciding to leave Los Angeles as the police plan to interview his alleged victim and potentially bring criminal charges against the rapper. Sources close to the 44-year-old musician reveal Ye wants out of La La Land and head out to Coachella Valley to start work on his […]

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Timberland just re-released its iconic Super Boots — here’s why they get my vote as the best cold-weather shoes

Prices are accurate at the time of publication I own dozens of boots from many brands, but the Timberland Super Boot is my go-to choice for winter. The brand just re-released the Super Boot in its most iconic and collectible colorway. Here’s what they’re like to wear and where you can buy them. got my first pair of Timberland boots when […]

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Former Haiti Senator Arrested In Jamaica Over President’s Murder

A former Haitian lawmaker who is a suspect in the assassination of the country’s president has been arrested in Jamaica, Jamaican authorities said Saturday. Ex-senator Jean Joel Joseph, wanted in the July 7, 2021, killing of president Jovenel Moise, was arrested Friday evening, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said in a statement. The JCF “can […]

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Jay-Z Admits His ‘In My Lifetime, Vol 1’ Album ‘Haunts’ Him

Jay-Z took to Twitter on Sunday to reveal how he feels about his 1997 album In My Lifetime, Vol. 1. Hov’s rare insight on his second studio album was prompted by a tweet from Questlove, who quote-tweeted a fan that argued the LP’s lead single “(Always Be My) Sunshine” is better than people remember. “Our main argument is his hate for […]

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Floyd Mayweather, Cristiano Ronaldo, Patrick Mahomes: 10 Most Expensive Watches Worn by Athletes

Watches have become a statement piece for all celebrities and sportspersons. Watches have become a very premium commodity in today’s times. Athletes and celebrities often spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on watches. Most of the time, these watches appreciate in value and turn into a great investment. Such is the world of premium watches […]

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He dealt drugs around New Year’s 2019 that killed four people. Now, he faces life behind bars.

A man admitted his role in dealing drugs that killed four people and now faces life behind bars. Last week, Kelsey V. Williams Jr. pleaded guilty in an Ohio federal court to distributing a controlled substance that resulted in death or serious bodily injury, according to prosecutors. Prosecutors say that on New Year’s Eve 2018 and New […]

Read More He dealt drugs around New Year’s 2019 that killed four people. Now, he faces life behind bars.

10 Arrested, 55 Kilos Of Heroin Found; Ringleader Compared To Pablo Escobar

A large heroin bust in Spain led to the arrests of 10 individuals and 55 kilograms of the drug taken into custody on Sunday (January 16), including the ringleader, who authorities referred to as “Spain’s Pablo Escobar,” the Associated Press reports. Spanish police said the ring was based in the central province of Toledo with sources coming in […]

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Rapper Worth $200 Million Calls Out Michael Jordan for Not Taking Ownership Stake in Nike: “He Built That Company and Turned It Into an Empire”

Many regard Michael Jordan as the greatest of all time. Jordan won six championships with Chicago Bulls, which included two three-peats. He was influential in globalizing and commercializing the game of basketball and its stakeholders. In fact, he himself signed the historic Nike deal that helped him become a billionaire now. His Airness‘ net worth […]

Read More Rapper Worth $200 Million Calls Out Michael Jordan for Not Taking Ownership Stake in Nike: “He Built That Company and Turned It Into an Empire”

VIDEO: Eric Adams gets spoofed by ‘SNL’: ‘New York is back baby!

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Mayor Eric Adams got the “Saturday Night Live” treatment late last night, and he loved it, encouraging vaccinations while praising his portrayal on Twitter Sunday. Chris Redd is hilarious and looked GREAT,” he tweeted. “But it’s not true that I haven’t been sick in 60 years – which is why I got vaccinated […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 16, 2004 LOST BOYZ MEMBER “SPIGG NICE ” WAS SENTENCED TO 37 YEARS IN PRISON FOR BANK ROBBERY.

Ronald “Spigg Nice” Blackwell, a member of popular Queens, New York rap group The Lost Boys, was sentenced to 37 years for a bank robbery spree.The sentencing took place last Friday (January 16), with Blackwell being the last of four defendants to be sentenced.U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie labeled the string of robberies one of […]

Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 16, 2004 LOST BOYZ MEMBER “SPIGG NICE ” WAS SENTENCED TO 37 YEARS IN PRISON FOR BANK ROBBERY.

IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 16, 2009 THE NOTORIOUS BIO-PIC WAS RELEASED.

Notorious is a 2009 American biographical drama film about American rapper Christopher Wallace / The Notorious B.I.G., following his life and murder. Directed by George Tillman Jr. and written by Reggie Rock Bythewood and Cheo Hodari Coker, the film stars Jamal Woolard as Wallace, alongside Angela Bassett, Derek Luke, and Anthony Mackie. It received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $44.4 million on a $20 million budget. The film opens at a […]

Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 16, 2009 THE NOTORIOUS BIO-PIC WAS RELEASED.

IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 16, 2017 NEW YORK HIP HOP PERSONALITY TAXSTONE ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT IN IRVING PLAZA SHOOTING:

New York hip hop personality Taxstone has been arrested in relation to a shooting that killed a man at concert venue Irving Plaza just before rapper T.I. was scheduled to perform, sources say. Rapper Ronald Collins, known as Troy Ave, and two others were wounded in the May 2016 shooting that saw Collins’ friend and bodyguard Ronald McPhatter shot dead, police […]

Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 16, 2017 NEW YORK HIP HOP PERSONALITY TAXSTONE ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT IN IRVING PLAZA SHOOTING:

Tonga hit by tsunami and Australia and New Zealand issue alerts after huge volcanic eruption

An undersea volcano has erupted in the Pacific island nation of Tonga, sending large waves which prompted tsunami warnings across the South Pacific People have been forced to flee their homes, streets and buildings have flooded, as tsunami waves crashed into Tonga’s main island of Tongatapu. So far there have been no immediate reports of injuries […]

Read More Tonga hit by tsunami and Australia and New Zealand issue alerts after huge volcanic eruption

These Are Serious Offenses’: Assistant Warden at Nebraska Correctional Facility Charged with Felony Sexual Abuse of Inmate

An assistant warden at a state correctional facility in Nebraska with nearly two decades of experience found herself behind bars on Tuesday after being accused of felony misconduct involving an inappropriate relationship with an inmate. Sarah Nelson Torsiello, 45, the former assistant warden at the Reception and Treatment Center (RTC), was taken into custody on suspicion […]

Read More These Are Serious Offenses’: Assistant Warden at Nebraska Correctional Facility Charged with Felony Sexual Abuse of Inmate

Amid Omicron surge, NYC’s iconic Katz’s Delicatessen now selling ‘Get Well Soon’ packages, starting at $115

If chicken soup is just what the doctor ordered to sooth your cold-weather blues, one of New York City’s most iconic eateries has the perfect remedy. But it comes at a hefty price. Katz’s Delicatessen is offering a new package tailored specifically for those under the weather, whether it be battling COVID-19 variants, the flu or […]

Read More Amid Omicron surge, NYC’s iconic Katz’s Delicatessen now selling ‘Get Well Soon’ packages, starting at $115

Eternals’ Main Villain Inverts a Key Theme of Black PantherEternals and Black Panther are two very different films, but both incorporate themes of superheroes struggling with isolation and responsibility.

Black Panther was a stellar film that stood out from the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It made over a billion dollars at the box office, thanks in part to its resonant themes and stellar storytelling. Wakanda represents an African nation allowed to grow and thrive without colonial intervention. But it also chose to remain […]

Read More Eternals’ Main Villain Inverts a Key Theme of Black PantherEternals and Black Panther are two very different films, but both incorporate themes of superheroes struggling with isolation and responsibility.