2011 BET Awards Line-Up

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Every body is anticipating this years 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards. It seems like BET never seems to disappoint when it comes to their major TV productions. They always have great comedic hosts (Mike Epps hilarious self once again), performances, line-ups, and extra surprises down the line. READ MORE

Twitter Causes Mood Swings?

A recent study shows that social phenomenon Twitter can cause mood swings. Cornell University researchers studied 500 million tweets from more than 2 million people in 84 different countries. They analyzed when people tweeted words like “awesome,” “agree,” “annoyed,” and “afraid” to find out when people were happiest. The study showed during 6 and 9 a.m. people are generally very positive. READ MORE

96 Year Old Woman Charged With Murder

A 96 year old woman from Florida has become the city’s oldest murder suspect after the fatal shooting of her nephew. Amanda Rice Stevenson is charged with murdering her nephew in his sleep with a .357 magnum that police secured from the scene. 53 year old Johnny Rice was found dead laying on the floor of the home he shares with his elderly aunt. READ MORE

Jay Z Throws a Carnival for College Kids’ Scholarships

The Jigga man is back at again with his charitable service as he hosted a carnival at the Huson River Park pier for his Shawn Carter Foundation this past Thursday. The event was called “Making the Ordinary Extraordinary”, and it sought to raise funds for college scholarships. READ MORE

Mary J. Blige Readies Second Single Mr. Wrong’

The Queen of Hip Hop/Soul will be releasing a brand new single “Mr. Wrong.” The track is produced by Rico Love, known for his works with Beyonce’, Usher, Teairra Mari,  Nelly, and many others. Love, expressed that the song is “extremely soulful” and “expresses the true level of love that a woman can have to a no good man.” He also penned five songs for the singer’s upcoming album. Blige’s claims: READ MORE

Inmates In Jail Get New Flat Screen TVs

Inmates in Allegheny County Jail recently got an early Christmas gift, forty Sony Bravia 42-inch flat screen televisions. Not only are the inmates presented with the televisions, but each television is equipped with cable for the inmates’ watching desires. Besides being treated to flat screens televisions, inmates are supplied with three hot meals and a bed to sleep in. Onorato administration officials argued in a statement that it’s not the public’s money. READ MORE

Nelson Mandela Grandkids Develop New Reality Show

Nelson Mandela’s grandkids would like you to know that they are not the “African Kardashians” when filming satrts for their new reality show. Three of his granddaughters land reality show but no word yet which network is picking it up. This is one show you can bet will not feature cat fights, drunken cab rides,and sexcapades. READ MORE

Lil Wayne Covers Vibe’s October Issue

President Carter can add another magazine cover to his collection as he covers “Vibe’s” October edition. Lil Wayne is seen wearing a captain’s outfit so we all have no questions about who controls the YMCMB ship. Between his personal life and hectic business schedule, Wayne stops to talk with Vibe to discuss his competition, fans, and even beef with Jay Z. Read more for a preview from the interview. READ MORE