Category Archives: Celebrity News

Update: DMX dies at 50 after a drug overdose induced heart attack

Family of DMX faces tough decision to remove him off of life support after overdose

Update: DMX dies at 50 after a drug overdose-induced heart attack. DMX remains on life support as his family weighs tough decisions to remove him from life support. “We ask that you please keep Earl/DMX and us in your thoughts, wishes, and prayers, as well as respect our privacy as we face these challenges,” The […]

Triller Acquires ‘Verzus’ From Swizz Beatz and Timbaland

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Swizz Beatz and Timberland are doing their thing, and all in the middle of a global pandemic. Mega company Triller announced this past Tuesday that they acquired the hit celebrity music platform Verzuz, as it expands its partnership with today’s most notable music artists. Under the deal, Verzuz’s creators,Timbaland and Swizz Beatz, will become shareholders […]

Vanessa Simmons Launches New Digital Talk Show; “Asking for A Friend”

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This multi media mogul is no stranger to the spotlight but is constantly proving that she’s not just a hip hop legend’s daughter. Since we were first introduced to Simmons back in 2005 on reality show Who’s House? Run’s House, she has blossomed into an actress, model, savvy business woman and mom to daughter Ava […]

Ayesha Curry gives us Sweet July in January

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Today, the chef-entrepreneur and founder of Sweet July lifestyle magazine, Ayesha Curry unveiled the opening of her San Francisco café also named after the magazine. Grand Opening video The announcement of the store’s grand opening comes not long after the Sweet July team faced delays to launch the start-up friendly venture due to the pandemic. […]

Tyrese Gibson is Giving Away $1,000 A Day

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(Photo by: Charley Gallay/Getty Images) Tyrese Gibson is spreading some holiday cheer the best way a celebrity can which is by opening their purse. The actor/singer announced on Instagram today that he will be giving away $1,000 a day to families in need over the next 30 days. “Proudly I’m in a space right now […]

The War of Words: Charlamagne Tha God VS. Joe Budden

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Radio personality Charlamagne Tha God and rapper turned podcaster Joe Budden have been at odds. Budden announced during the week of August 23rd that he would be pulling his popular podcast from Spotify where it has aired exclusively since 2018. While claiming that his decision was due to internal issues with the company, many speculated otherwise. […]

2020, The Year Black Talent Swept The Emmys

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This year’s Emmy Awards were historic to say the least. Due to the coronavirus, the ceremony was of course virtual and socially distanced. Jimmy Kimmel returned this year as host for the third time and he referred to the show as the, “Pandemmy’s”.   There is no question that Black creatives shined. Many received their first […]

What Billboard’s Blunder Can Teach Us About Institutions

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On August 10th Billboard published a digital cover story about Verzuz–the widely popular social media phenomenon launched by legendary producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland. What began as a display on Instagram live of the friendly, long time rivalry between these iconic producers, soon turned into a pivotal cultural moment. The battles started at the height […]

Boxing Legend Mike Tyson is Returning to the Boxing Ring

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Mike Tyson, 54, made the shocking announcement Thursday that he’s be diving back into the boxing ring for an exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. The two all-time great boxers are set to go toe to toe in an eight-round exhibition match on September 12th at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. The former […]

5 Love Lessons From Jada and Will Smith’s ‘Red Table Talk’

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Growing up, my parents always told me that the key to a lasting relationship is friendship. Have I always been successful following this piece of advice? No. Do I still value my parents’ words of wisdom? Absolutely! Last week, Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith sat down for a Red Table Talk where Jada elaborated on her […]