Mo’Nique Breaks Barriers With New Talk Show Mo’Nique Breaks Barriers With New Talk Show
October 5, 2009 – 3:06 am | 7 Comments

Award-winning actress and comedienne Mo’Nique is set to change the landscape of late-night television through her new show, aptly named The Mo’Nique Show.
With tonight’s one-hour premiere, the Queen of Comedy will officially become the first …

Nas Says, “The Good Die Young…” Nas Says, “The Good Die Young…”
October 5, 2009 – 1:05 am | 11 Comments

Nas
Last night, native Queens rapper Nas had an one-on-on interview with CNN’s Don Lemon about his “Open Letter to Young Warriors.”
The interview started with Nas’ lyrics to “Shoot Em Up” and followed with critical questions …

Did Derrion Albert’s Death Influence The Olympic Decision? Did Derrion Albert’s Death Influence The Olympic Decision?
October 4, 2009 – 7:37 pm | 7 Comments

First of all, this is not – I repeat – is NOT a diss to Chi-town. I am very painfully aware of the fact that the subject matter that I’m about to deal with …

Oh, Lawd…Bob Johnson Re-Discovered The Internet! Oh, Lawd…Bob Johnson Re-Discovered The Internet!
October 4, 2009 – 5:31 pm | One Comment

I guess since he can’t suck the blood out of music anymore, former BET CEO (and founder) Bob Johnson is setting his sights on the growing Internet business.
My friends and I have talked about the …

Lamar Proposed To Who Before Khloe Kardashian? Lamar Proposed To Who Before Khloe Kardashian?
October 4, 2009 – 5:12 pm | 3 Comments

Taraji P. Henson and Lamar Odom
Word from the gossip rags say that Khloe Kardashian is LA Lakers star Lamar Odom‘s “rebound wife”. Crazy if that is because folks were definitely hype about the two of …

Oh, No He Didn’t! Three Things Kate Should Do To Jon Gosselin Oh, No He Didn’t! Three Things Kate Should Do To Jon Gosselin
October 4, 2009 – 4:52 pm | No Comment

The nasty war between Jon and Kate Gosselin just took its ugliest turn yet. The former has left his estranged wife with just $1,000 in the bank. That’s eff’d up, right? Get the scoop after …

Should CDs Have Mini-Magazines And Advertisements? Should CDs Have Mini-Magazines And Advertisements?
October 4, 2009 – 4:30 pm | 2 Comments

Mariah Carey‘s latest release, Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel includes a 34-page mini magazine/booklet and advertisements from Elizabeth Arden, Angel Champagne and other interesting companies. In collaboration with Elle Magazine, the booklet also provides short …

Is Mattel’s Black Barbie Offensive? Is Mattel’s Black Barbie Offensive?
October 4, 2009 – 3:58 pm | 9 Comments

Mattel‘s new and improved black Barbie line was introduced this week, and is being criticized by some African American girls as going too far with its associated hip hop accessories.

If MJ Was Healthy, Then Why Is He Dead? If MJ Was Healthy, Then Why Is He Dead?
October 4, 2009 – 3:05 pm | 2 Comments

It’s funny when you’re living, no one has anything to say that serves any purpose other to build you up or destroy, but when you’re no longer on this earth – it seems like all …

Does Letterman Admitting Infidelities Help Or Hurt His Career? Does Letterman Admitting Infidelities Help Or Hurt His Career?
October 4, 2009 – 2:24 pm | No Comment

David Letterman
David Letterman was recently embroiled in an extortion attempt and recently admitted on his October 1st show that he’s had sex with several of his female staff employees.
The recently married late night talk show …

McCoy Says: “No N-Word, No Curse Words, No Sagging…” McCoy Says: “No N-Word, No Curse Words, No Sagging…”
October 3, 2009 – 10:25 pm | 35 Comments

Jonathan McCoy is an 11-year-old kid against the word “n*gga” and he’s not backing down.
After 1 millon plus YouTube viewings, McCoy made his way to CNN. Thanks to anchor Don Lemon, the underage successor …

Atlanta “Housewife” Kandi Burruss’ Fiance Dies At 34 Atlanta “Housewife” Kandi Burruss’ Fiance Dies At 34
October 3, 2009 – 7:21 pm | One Comment

AJ Jewell and Kandi Burruss
I just so happened to log on to Twitter to discover one of the biggest topics of discussion was “R.I.P. AJ.” I automatically thought it was either AJ from Backstreet Boys …

The Return Of Chopper City’s B.G. The Return Of Chopper City’s B.G.
October 3, 2009 – 2:05 pm | One Comment

B.G.
It was circa 1999 when I first heard, “Cash Money is the army, better yet the Navy…”  and was heavily intrigued by this new sound that emerged from the southern belt of the United States.
“Baby …

Blast From The Past: Top 5 Urban TV Shows Of The 90′s Blast From The Past: Top 5 Urban TV Shows Of The 90′s
October 2, 2009 – 2:46 pm | 13 Comments

I’ve noticed something lately. Other than a few shows, namely Heroes and The Boondocks (which won’t air until early next year) I don’t like much that I see on TV (forgive me, True Blood …

Tiger Woods: The One Billion Dollar Man Tiger Woods: The One Billion Dollar Man
October 2, 2009 – 5:55 am | 3 Comments

Tiger Woods holding the 2009 FedEx Cup trophy
Sorry LeBron. According to the calculations of Forbes, Tiger Woods is now the first athlete ever to amass a billion dollars. The title comes after a FedEx Cup …

Chris Rock’s Good Hair: Will You Be Watching? Chris Rock’s Good Hair: Will You Be Watching?
October 1, 2009 – 11:59 pm | 2 Comments

Chris Rock talks Good Hair with Oprah
Comedian Chris Rock appeared on Oprah yesterday to talk about his latest project, a documentary entitled Good Hair. Previously a taboo topic, Rock explores the impact of hair in …

New York City Shows “Stylish” Love At Gallery Bar NYC New York City Shows “Stylish” Love At Gallery Bar NYC
October 1, 2009 – 9:21 pm | No Comment

In case you slept on last night’s event at Gallery Bar NYC, you probably missed a collection of hip, fresh and stylish people, eager to engage in Thi Chien‘s ADDICTION: Drugs Exhibit. Legendary entrepreneur  Damon …

DMX To Participate In First MMA Fight? DMX To Participate In First MMA Fight?
October 1, 2009 – 7:33 pm | One Comment

It’s no secret that DMX has had a really rough stretch the past few years. He’s been busted for drug possession, impersonating a federal agent, animal cruelty and a host of other minor if not …

Book Review: The 50th Law Book Review: The 50th Law
October 1, 2009 – 6:12 pm | 3 Comments

50 Cent and Robert Greene, The 50th Law
When I learned 50 Cent was teaming up with Robert Greene to write a book, I was ecstatic that one of hip-hop’s most influential rappers was partnering with …

“Kid Cudi Changed My Life…” “Kid Cudi Changed My Life…”
October 1, 2009 – 2:54 pm | 3 Comments

Emcees have always been known for their lyrical influence on inner-city and rural communities (and within the last 15 or so years, suburban communities as well). From KRS-One and Public Enemy to Nas and Black …

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