African American Issues Archives

Cali Swag District’s “M-Bone” Shot Dead

One of the members of hit rap group Cali Swag District died last night, according to group member, C-Smoove. While details have not been revealed yet, C-Smoove took to his Twitter account where he posted a message eulogizing Cali Swag District’s M-Bone.

“Ma life changed drastically in the. Blink of an eye rip bone,”


People suffering from diabetes may face another medical problem. A newly released study says those who suffer from the blood sugar disease are also at higher risk for certain cancers. Researchers polled nearly 400-thousand adults in a phone survey. They discovered 16 out of every 100 diabetic men and 17 out of every 100 diabetic women said they’re also dealing with cancer. An earlier study released in April found diabetic women showing an eight-percent increased risk of developing cancers. Diabetic men had a nine-percent higher risk when prostate cancer was deleted from the data.

So there have been rumors floating around that the powerhouse couple Jay Z and Beyonce are experiencing trouble in paradise. Allegedly Jay Z and his stylist June Ambrose have been having an affair for years and as a result of it they conceived a daughter from it. June Ambrose has two children; a son name Chance (father Manager Marc Chamblin) and a daughter name Summer.


It’s no secret that in Wendy’s former days she was a drug addict, she often mentions it on her show about her past and how a shamed of it she was and glad to have recovered from it. Recently she was discussing the whole incident about Whitney Houston checking into rehab and while speaking on the issue she had a meltdown as she took a stroll down memory lane.

While speaking, Wendy reminisced about her drug past, which brought up some tears:

“Have you ever tried drugs?,” she asked her viewer-co-host. “Well I have. It’s been many years, I can laugh about it now, too. It’s the stupidest thing I ever did in my life, you know, but I am familiar with every form of cocaine including crack and that whole bit. And I have to tell you, when I saw this picture right here, show that other picture of Whitney. READ MORE

Mike Epps Gets Served Papers During His Show

Jumping the Broom star Mike Epps or Da Da as I like to call him was served legal papers during his stand-up show this past weekend in Texas. The legal papers were from a fight Epps had in December with a phtographer at a Detroit night club.

The video shows a lady throwing papers on the stage in the middle of his performance and walking off. Check the video of Mike’s response to being served the papers:


Superstar singer Whitney Houston has checked herself into an out-patient rehabilitation program for an undisclosed reason TMZ is reporting.

Rumors of drug abuse have dogged the 47-year old Houston in recent years, but a source insists she is not in treatment for drugs or alcohol. READ MORE

According to TMZ, Shaunie O’Neal’s was at LAX when she blasted Bosh, claiming he

“must like wasting money on attorneys.”

The Heat power forward recently sued Shaunie over her reality show “Basketball Wives.” Shaunie executive produces the show — and Bosh is trying to block his baby mama, Allison Mathis, from joining the cast. Shaunie claims Allison was never going to be on the show, but sources close to the production tell us Allison was only cut after Bosh unleashed his legal pit bulls. READ MORE

Floyd Mayweather In Trouble Again

Boxer Floyd Mayweather just can’t stay out of trouble it seems. He’s got some new assault charges on his plate after reportedly threatening to have two security guards shot in a parking lot argument.

He’s being accused of verbally attacking Aaron Ryan and Miguel Burgos in October after they put a parking ticket on two of his cars outside of his own mansion in Las Vegas.

According to the criminal complaint, the boxer yelled out,

“My homies (friends) have guns. If you want me to call them, they’ll come over here and take care of you.”