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December 24, 2011

Etta James Hospitalized For Breathing Trouble

Etta James Hospitalized For Breathing Trouble

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  Singer Etta James’ conditioned has worsened, according to her manager.  The singer has been hospitalized for breathing problems and is not doing well. Lupe De Leon says that James has her family with her in the hospital in California that she was admitted to this week.  De Leon, who has been James’ manager for the last 30 years, says that he doesn’t know when James will be released. James…

Massive Black Buffoonery Over the New Air Jordans: Should We Be Embarrassed?

Massive Black Buffoonery Over the New Air Jordans: Should We Be Embarrassed?

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    You’ve never seen black people embarrass themselves more than during the release of the new Air Jordans.  People lined up for hours outside of stores, mobs busted down the doors to the mall, people were getting robbed of their shoes and one woman was arrested for leaving her babies in the car so she could get a pair of shoes. via Massive Black Buffoonery Over the New Air…

Rapper Young Buck’s Bankruptcy:  He May Even Lose His Stage Name

Rapper Young Buck’s Bankruptcy: He May Even Lose His Stage Name

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    Rapper Young Buck could lose his name and other assets in a bankruptcy case that the rapper says is frustrating his attempts to sign with a new record label. Davidson County Bankruptcy Judge George Paine converted the artist’s bankruptcy from Chapter 11 reorganization to Chapter 7 liquidation this week. The trustee administering his estate has said she plans to sell the trademarked “Young Buck” name along with other…

Rapper ‘Tyler, the Creator’ Arrested For Felony Vandalism After Club’s Soundboard

Rapper ‘Tyler, the Creator’ Arrested For Felony Vandalism After Club’s Soundboard

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    The rapper known as “Tyler, the Creator,” was arrested after authorities say he got rowdy following a show at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood. A Los Angeles County sheriff said the rapper was arrested Thursday night after he appeared in a show by his group, Odd Future, and destroyed the Sunset Strip nightclub’s electronic soundboard. Read More.

Marlon, Tito and Jackie Reuniting To Form The Jackson 3

Marlon, Tito and Jackie Reuniting To Form The Jackson 3

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    The Jacksons may be coming back together…without Michael, that is.  Marlon, Jackie and Tito have announced that they are planning to come back as The Jackson 3.  The decision was made during a recent trip to Japan.  Apparently, the men were so proud of the way they performed in Tokyo that they decided to make it official. The trio will embark on an 18 – 20 concert tour…

Hoax Alert: Rumors That Boy Was Killed Over Air Jordans Are Fake

Hoax Alert: Rumors That Boy Was Killed Over Air Jordans Are Fake

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    The disbelief over unruly crowds fighting and being pepper sprayed over Air Jordan Concords turned to mourning when it was reported on social media and blogs that a young man, 18-year-old Tyreek Amir Jacobs, had been killed for the coveted shoes. As the rumors put it, Jacobs was a teen from Washington DC and killed in Maryland, possibly at the Wheaton Mall. A photo of him was passed…

Eric Benet, Wife Welcome Baby Girl

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  Christmas has come a bit early for Eric Benet and his wife Manuela Testoini. The couple, who married in July, became the parents of a new baby girl named Lucia. Breaking the news via Twitter, Benet wrote, “Happiest daddy in the world!!” The newborn is Benet’s second child, he has daughter India from a previous relationship. via Eric Benet, Wife Welcome Baby Girl | EURweb.

James Ramseur, Subway Vigilante’s Victim Kills Self On Anniversary

James Ramseur, Subway Vigilante’s Victim Kills Self On Anniversary

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      A New York man killed himself exactly 27 years to the day that he and his friends were shot by a man on a Subway train. James Ramseur, 45, was found dead of an apparent overdose at 11:30 a.m. yesterday at a hotel. Ramseur became infamous in 1984, when he and his friends Darrell Cabey, Barry Allen and Troy Canty, were all shot by an electronics specialist…

Al Sharpton And Rachel Maddow Rip Ron Paul Over Racist Newsletters

Al Sharpton And Rachel Maddow Rip Ron Paul Over Racist Newsletters

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    On his MSNBC show, activist and media personality, the Reverend Al Sharpton discussed Ron Paul’s racist newsletters and their implications. Clearly Sharpton believes that Ron Paul has some explaining to do, pointing out that he was bragging about the newsletters in 1995, while denying knowledge of them today. Rachel Maddow also discussed the racist newletters on her MSNBC show with Princeton professor, Mellissa Harris-Perry who says she believes…

Your Black Woman: You Won’t Get Tired of Being Dogged — Until YOU Get Tired of Being a ‘Bitch’

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By: Nojma Muhammad, Your Black Woman Oftentimes, I read or I hear some Black Women say that “All Black Men are Dogs”. Well if you subscribe to this theory, then who is giving BIRTH to these so called dogs? If you call yourself a B then your ONLY OPTION is a dog. If you are the so called baddest b**** then your ONLY OPTION is the worst dog. As women…