Keep Me Near The Cross Archives

Lil Scrappy Celebrates Obama’s Re-Election With A Tattoo

I’m not sure if Lil Scrappy voted but he’s certainly celebrating the re-election of President Obama. Some of us choose to have a drink or two. The self proclaimed Prince of the South however, prefers to ink up his abdomen. What are your thoughts on his new tat?

NY Nanny Allegedly Kills Children

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BREAKING NEWS!!!!! A deranged nanny in New York allegedly killed two children, ages 2 and 6. The children were found in the bathtub by their mother Marina; wife to the CNBC media executive Kevin Krim. READ MORE

The Game is prepping for the release of his latest album and it’s not the content that everyone is talking about. The album’s  over the top cover may have garnered more buzz than the album itself. Continue on to see what the fuss is about.
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“His Eye is On the Sparrow” is one the more famous black gospel songs that people sing.

Whitney Houston’s last recording was released (“Celebrate” feat. Jordin Sparks) and this morning, RCA Records has issued another stirring track from the upcoming Sparkle movie (in theatres Aug 17).

The classic gospel song “His Eye is On the Sparrow” is performed by Houston in a moving scene from the film. There wasn’t a dry eye on set after that scene was shot.  Whitney Houston nailed this version!!! Check it out below. READ MORE


I have to say the day is winding down and I think yall need a good laugh here’s my pic’s of the “Top Awkward Family Christmas Photos”…

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas

5. George W Bush sent the most Christmas cards from the White House in 2002, sending 1.5 Million cards out.

 

 

4. The tradition of sending Christmas Cards began with a lazy Englishman.

 

In 1843, wealthy English businessman Sir Henry Cole had forgotten or not left enough time to write Christmas letters to his friends and colleagues wishing them well. So he instead commissioned an artist to draw a scene of friends raising a glass in toast with a message of well wishes below. He printed cards en masse and sent them instead.

3. Coca Cola made Santa fat. READ MORE

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Everybody has seen the movie “American Gangster” starring Denzel Washington, T.I., and Russell Crowe, but what you may not know is that the movie was based on a true story.

 

Frank Lucas was a famous Harlem drug kingpin who once ran a billion dollar heroin business.

 

Frank is still alive today, and at 81 years old still in trouble with the Feds.

 

Lucas is facing possible jail time after defrauding the U.S. government out of $17, 300

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In stunning and breaking news, Bishop Eddie Long has officially announced he will be stepping down from the pulpit of New Birth in Lithonia, GA.  In church today Bishop Long announced he will be  taking a leave of absense to “take time to heal with family”. This comes days after his wife revealed she has filed for divorce and after the 2010 allegations of the pastor having sexually relations with young men in his church. Check inside for more details of this story. READ MORE