Charles Barkley spoke with sports reporter Mike Wise and told them his views on Homosexuality in the NBA. Now we all know Mr. Barkley is know for having a strong opinion on everything but he remains one of the most respected players and sports commentators. The interview was sparked by the recent coming out of Rick Welts, CEO of the Phoenix Suns the last team of Barkley.
â€œI really like ESPN. They do a great job. But like once every two or three months, they bring all these people on there, and they tell me how me and my team are going to respond to a gay guy.
â€œFirst of all, every player has played with gay guys. It bothers me when I hear these reporters and jocks get on TV and say: â€˜Oh, no guy can come out in a team sport. These guys would go crazy.â€™ First of all, quit telling me what I think. Iâ€™d rather have a gay guy who can play than a straight guy who canâ€™t play.â€ READ MORE
The boy Chris Brown is working hard he has released his 5th video release from his latest album F.A.M.E. The album went Gold, Chris is grinding hard! Also, congratulations are in order, Chris was nominated for 6 BET awards. READ MORE
Taraji P. Henson and Michael Ealy are the latsest celebs to sign on to the film adaption of Steve Harvey’s popular book â€œAct Like A Lady, Think Like A Man,â€ alongside Kevin Hart. The critically acclaimed actor and actress are the new stars of director Tim Story’s â€œThink Like a Manâ€ slated to hit theaters next year.
According to sources, Henson and Ealy will play a couple. Kevin Hart, who plays a soon-to-be-divorced, self-professed relationship expert who doles out advice to the couple. The film, Think Like a Man, follows the relationship between a dreamer with culinary talents, played by Michael Ealy, and a high-powered ad exec, played by Taraji P. Henson. READ MORE
According to my homegirl Mz. Shyneka of Atlanta’s Hot 107.9, she has released statements that the homie Gucci Mane will be out of jail by the end of June. Which is 15 months earlier than we expected. Gucci, who’s real name is Radric Davis, appeared in a Fulton County jail Monday afternoon and in less than an hour, he got the best news of his life. READ MORE
Hip-hop artist Waka Flocka Flame fulfilled a fanâ€™s dream Tuesday when the Dream Foundation flew in terminally ill Phillip Scott Dawson and his mother Donyale Fair Dawson to Atlanta, GA. Waka Flocka Flame went a step further and took Phillip and Donyale to New York City for the 2011 BET Awards announcements where he introduced Phillip to the media. Phillip suffers from Hodgkins Lymphoma.
Waka Flocka Flame is passionate about his fans and giving back to the community, Earlier this year Waka Flocka surprised another fan Kiyanna Lemon, a member of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. READ MORE
T-Pain recently went on twitter to express his love for Ke$ha. They recently were seen in Vegas looking extra cozy with the Industry loves Hennessy and Money. Both seemed to be into each other. He recently met her in LA at the Wango Tango event. You might say it’s a case of Love at First Sight.
A selection of the recording industryâ€™s most eminent stars and promising talent performed at Broadcast Music, Inc.â€™s (BMI) 14th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase May 18 at The Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta. Hosted by comedian Lil Duval and DJ Drama, the showcase featured performances by the inimitable Rick Ross, Atlanta-based hip-hop trio Travis Porter, DJ Khaled-backed rapper Ace Hood, and hit-making wordsmith Sean Garrett, who each brought their respective high-energy sounds.
The evening began with performances from showcase finalists Chase N. Cashe of Surf Club, FKi, Jus Nice, and Saunders Sermons, who each performed in front of a panel of music industry heavyweights, including top executives, producers, managers and attorneys. Winning the top prize was Chase N. Cashe of Surf Club, who wowed the audience and judges with his lyrical delivery, stage presence and overall charisma. Chase N. READ MORE
The homie Rocko just dropped the remix to his already smash hit that’s blowing up the airwaves, “Goin Steady”. The remix features the imfamous goon Plies. Check out the track and tell me what y’all think?