This is something I definitely didn’t see coming. Toronto native Drake is taking his upcoming album Take Care to a whole different level. According to Drake, he’s been in the studio working on R&B music with the legendary Stevie Wonder. Who would have ever thought that Stevie Wonder would serve as musical mentor to Drake? Stevie Wonder will be featured on a song called Doing It Wrong. Drake had this to say about the experience, Read More »
Last Thursday, August 25th, Oakland natives celebrated Keyshia Cole day. The mayor of the city presented Keyshia with a key to the city and soon after Keyshia took to the stage to give her hometown a free concert. During the concert she performed a number of hits and one lucky fan was able to catch some footage. Read More »
A few weeks back, rumors hit the internet saying that Stacey Dash had gotten fired from VH1′s Single Ladies. Well now, it’s definitely been confirmed seeing that Stacey’s released a statement to Global Grind stating,
“I truly enjoyed playing Val on ‘Single Ladies’, but I have decided to leave the show. I have to be back in L.A. with my children right now and the ‘Single Ladies’ shooting location makes that impossible. I wish VH1 the best of luck with the show and in maintaining the strong fan base we developed in season one.”
Interesting statement to release especially being that Stacey is a veteran in the acting industry. I would have thought that Stacey would take into consideration things such as her family before accepting the role. VH1 released a statement as well Read More »
Residents of Brooklyn’s Marcy Houses have long complained about the rat problem, but the three-foot-long monster that has been reportedly killed by a worker, and photographed, is truly terrifying. The photo of the enormous rodent hanging from Jose Rivera’s pitchfork was first published on blackandbrownnews.com. The animal is light in color with a long tail and appears to have been very well fed. Read More »
Twitter has been going crazy after hearing that one of the top black male adult entertainers’Brian Pumper’Â had AIDs. Last July 2010 it was announced that he had a adult filmÂ coming out with Montana Fishburne, Laurence Fishburne’s 19 year old daughter, who is using the alias “Chippy D”. Read More »
Famous poet, Maya Angelou had a mouthful to say about the inscription on the new statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. Designers of the memorial chose words from Martin Luther King’s speech that he gave at Ebenezer Baptist Church here in Atlanta back in 1968. The original quote from Dr. King states “If you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for righteousness. And all of the other shallow things will not matter.â€ However, what actually went on the memorial is ” I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness”. Maya Angelou, who is one of the listed Council of Historians to select inscriptions for the statue, is not happy about this at all. She thinks that the inscription is misleading and wants it changed. Read More »
The homie Monica will be releasing her next album in just a couple of months. Mo announced via her Twitter account Tuesday that “New Life” will be arriving on November 8th. Monica also just shot her new video and told us that fans can look forward to her singing about topics like love and family, adding that the record will be coming from a “very mature place.”
Monica’s last release was 2010′s “Still Standing.” The album opened at number two on the Billboard 200 chart with first-week sales of 184-thousand.
The Outlawz say they decided to light up the late Tupac Shakur shortly after his passing. In a video posted on VLADTV, group members say they rolled up some of the rapper’s ashes with marijuana and smoked him.
The Outlawz say they were paying tribute to the rap icon with a beach party when they decided that mixing his cremains with weed would be an appropriate tribute. The group claims Tupac’s mom was with them when they inhaled. They add Tupac himself inspired the idea with the lyrics from one of his songs.
Tupac founded The Outlawz in 1995. Read More »