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Prayers for The Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin is in ...

Aretha Franklin is in hospice care at her home, a source close to the 76-year-old singer told CNN’s Don Lemon. Jay-Z and Beyonce came to Ford Field in Detroit on Monday night, but the ailing Queen of Soul was very much on everybody’s minds. The Carters dedicated their show to Aretha Franklin on Monday, but it was DJ Khaled who brought the house down when he got everyone to sing one of Franklin’s iconic songs. Many of the fans heading to Ford Field ...
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Hours after domestic violence arrest, husband crashes stolen plane into ...

Just hours after being arrested and released on bail for allegedly assaulting his wife, a Utah man stole a plane and crashed it into his own home where his wife was staying, police said. The man, 47-year-old Duane Youd, did not survive the crash Monday, officials stated. Flames engulfed the house in the city of Payson after the crash and ensuing fire at 2:30 a.m. Youd’s wife as well as a boy were inside the house at the time of ...
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Louis Vuitton Model Convicted of Brutally Stabbing Fashion Rival After ...

British Louis Vuitton model George Koh was found guilty of murdering fellow male model Harry Uzoka. The fatal incident took place in January after Koh, 24, and Uzoka, 25, got into a heated social media dispute, the Associated Press reported. Prosecutors claim Koh was envious of Uzoka, who was growing in the fashion industry after being signed to Premier Model Management and modeling for GQ and Zara. Uzoka had also recently landed a film role and was even close friends with high profile model Jourdan Dunn. Dunn, 28, paid ...
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Company that planted the Nike-filled truck in Chicago says it ...

After public outcry, Norfolk Southern apologizes for placing a trailer with Nike sneakers and Christian Louboutin shoes in Englewood. A “bait truck” filled with Nike sneakers and Christian Louboutin shoes was placed in a poor Chicago neighborhood earlier this month, leading to public backlash. Now the transportation company responsible, Norfolk Southern, has apologized and said it will end the practice of using bait devices in the future. The idea behind bait devices is to lure thieves and arrest them in the process of ...
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Two members of rap group hit by car while filming ...

So real quick, the pedestians are being charged and not the driver in an incident where they were in the street shooting a video, with a camera with lights, I would think however, the driver will not be charged, just the two black rappers? Sounds like the driver wasn’t paying attention and just some more of Atlanta, GA bullshit. I smell a protest coming on in this case. Police said a group of people from a rap group were shooting ...
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‘Superman’ star Margot Kidder died from ‘self-inflicted drug and alcohol ...

Margot Kidder‘s death has been ruled a suicide. Park County (Mont.) Coroner Richard Wood confirmed to the Associated Press that Kidder died “as a result of a self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose.” The actress was found by a friend in her Livingston, Mont., home on May 13. She was 69. Kidder’s daughter, Maggie McGuane, told the AP, “It’s a big relief that the truth is out there.” McGuane, an only child, noted that Montana has one of the highest suicide rates, adding, “It’s important ...
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Aaron Rodgers says LeBron James ignoring Donald Trump is ‘absolutely ...

Funny how we are seeing more white people stand up and stand by black people. I think I will actually live to see that day, when the government/president will have to publicly apologize to all African-Americans. And let’s start with Aaron Rodgers, I applaud him for speaking his mind and sharing publicly, his opinion. Most people may not know that these two guys are not strangers of each other so Rodgers coming out and praising James for how he is ...
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Mona Scott-Young Double Celebration For Her Book ‘Blurred Lines’ & ...

Mona Scott-Young was all smiles as she arrived to her private double celebration presented by Eyelash Vizion Marketing an Branding Agency, held at the ‘Billboard Studio’ in Atlanta this past weekend. Scott-Young continued launch of her new titled book ‘Blurred Lines‘: A Novel’ written by Mona Scott-Young herself and Courtney Parker and the new flavored MYX X ‘Concord’ Wine; that was amazing in taste and the additional 13% alcohol volume quenched the peoples thirst for sure, Saturday night. Blurred Lines…. Blurred Lines is a fictional ...
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Michelle Obama Launches ‘When We All Vote’ Week of Action ...

To mark the 53rd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Michelle Obama is urging Americans to participate in a week of action — organized by ‘When We All Vote’ — to get people registered to vote in the midterm elections.. The former first lady, a co-chairwoman of a nonpartisan organization to encourage voting, announced Monday that the When We All Vote Week of Action will be held Sept. 22-29. She said members of When We All Vote will be traveling the country ...
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Beyonce Opens Up Like Never Before About Her Marriage, C-section ...

Beyonce is opening up and sharing her own family truth , trials and tribulations during her recent interview with Vogue Magazine. (Vogue) The 36-year-old singer lands the coveted cover of Vogue magazine’s September issue, and looks stunning in a huge floral head piece and a white ruffled dress in one of the photos. The images were taken by photographer Tyler Mitchell. In addition to starring on the cover, Beyonce also offers a very candid look at her personal life in an article she wrote ...
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11 killed and nearly 70 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to gangs and that the president’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, used to criticize the city’s Democratic leadership. The violence peaked early Sunday, including one shooting on the city’s South Side that wounded eight people. By comparison, at least seven people were killed and 32 were wounded during the long Memorial Day weekend, which ...
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Lupita Nyong’o Talks Being ‘Shunned’ for Her Natural Hair

Lupita Nyong’o is tackling criticism of her natural hair, head on. via Page Six: “My hair is something that, historically, has been shunned. I mean, how often do you hear ‘You can’t get a job with hair like that’?” the “Black Panther” star, 35, told Porter in her new cover story for the magazine’s fall fashion issue. “Natural, African, kinky hair — it’s often been painted as uncivilized or wild,” Nyong’o continued. “Being featured on the cover of a magazine fulfills me as ...