President Barack Obama is alive and well despite recent tweets from FoxNews.com’s political news feed. On Monday, FoxNewsPolitics sent out a series of tweets claiming that the President had been shot and killed while campaigning in Iowa. Now if you saw the tweets like me you were lost for words, but soon after we found out what the real deal was and that it was all a lie.

I found out from StraightFromTheA Fox News has since issued a statement saying that they were victimized by hackers, and are trying to determine who is responsible for spreading such “malicious” and “false” information. READ MORE

The 2011 Essence Music Festival enjoyed a large amount of support over the holiday weekend. More than 422-thousand people stopped by the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans for the three-day event. The festival, which took place July 1st to the 3rd, featured performances from numerous R&B and hip-hop stars.

Acts like Usher, Mary J. Blige, Fantasia, New Edition,  Jennifer Hudson, Kanye West, and Jill Scott and many took the stage. New Edition, Macy Gray, and Fantasia were also on hand to perform. And music wasn’t the only thing fans were able to enjoy at the event.

The Essence Empowerment Experience provided people with the opportunity to speak with individuals like Steve Harvey, Soledad O’Brien, and Reverend Al Sharpton. READ MORE

Essence Music Festival 2011 Videos Recap

 

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Recent reports that Gucci Mane would be released from jail over the Fourth of July weekend have turned out not to be true. Romors had got out that Gucci was secretly out in the street of the ATL but I just found out the homie is still behind bars in Fulton County, Georgia, but is expected to be let out sometime this week. READ MORE

Fans can now begin placing their orders for Jay-Z and Kanye West’s upcoming collaboration album.

Jay-Z’s website Life+Times, Island Def Jam’s website, and Hov’s social networking accounts all put up this interesting piece of gold metallic work which is said to be the album cover? Its dope but I do have question about its meaning. READ MORE

Daniel Radcliffe tried to make his own magical powers with whiskey and Coronas Beer, the Harry Potter star admits – but the 21-year-old hasn’t had a drink since last August.

“I became so reliant on [alcohol] to enjoy stuff,” Radcliffe, now starring in Broadway’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, tells the new issue of GQ magazine.

In particular, Radcliffe reveals to GQ (and widely quoted in U.K. newspapers), his drinking became an issue on the set of 2009′s Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – though, luckily for him, photographers weren’t around.

“I really got away with that because there were many instances when a paparazzi shot like that could have been taken,” he says. READ MORE

Beyonce The New Face Of Vogue Itali


The Lovely Beyonce has been putting in work for her European promo push for her new album ’4′. Beyonce is featured in a photo spread for Vogue Italia, shot by Francesco Carrozzini and styled  by Rushka Bergman. Beyonce was decked out in huge Furs over Tom Ford gowns. Spotted @ NecoleBitchie

After Nike officially resigned Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who was convicted and served 21 months in federal prison for dogfighting, it’s not surprising to learn that some folks aren’t the least bit happy about it.

That fact became clear when a Facebook campaign was started to boycott Nike and any other companies who endorse Vick. So far a little under 4,000 people had “liked” the page.

According to FootballNewsNow.com, even some celebrities have expressed their disapproval of the Vick/Nike relationship via Twitter. Jenna Dewan, star “The Playboy Club” tweeted:

“Yes, I do believe in forgiveness, but that does not mean I need to support him as an inspirational figure.” READ MORE