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May 10, 2012

“Made You Die”: Official Trayvon Martin Tribute Featuring Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), Dead Prez, and Mikeflo [Video]

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While most rappers are sporting diamond encrusted jewels, or penning verses pretending that they’re the first N*ggas in Paris, conscious rappers are being real to the spirit of hip-hop, and using their music to discuss issues that actually matter. Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def), dead.prez and Mikeflo recently came together recently to discuss Trayvon Martin’s murder and record a tribute track which addresses the issue of what happened to Trayvon…

Erika Nicole Kendall: Black Women Want to Be Overweight? I’m Confused

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Erika Nicole Kendall speaks to Alice Randall’s recent piece in which Randall argues that African American women are choosing to be fat.   She says that there are multiple perceptions of black female identity, and that Randall’s viewpoint is just one of them.   Alice Randall’s recent op-ed confused me. I couldn’t quite tell if the estimated 4 percent of the population that is black, female and overweight is to blame for…

The Twitter Beef Between Jill Scott and the Braxton Spills Over Onto Reality TV

The Twitter Beef Between Jill Scott and the Braxton Spills Over Onto Reality TV

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The Twitter beef between Jill Scott and the Braxtons spilled over onto reality TV.  The Urban Daily reported on the cyber beef going down between these well-known women: Last week, Jill Scott found herself on the bad side of Tamar Braxton and Towanda Braxton after she professed her support of Mary Mary’s WeTV reality series on Twitter. Jill wrote, “Please watch Mary Mary on WE tv. Finally a real representation….

Poor Baby: Tami Roman Wants Fans to Stop Bullying the Basketball Wives

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In what might be the biggest LOL moment of the week, Tami Roman of Basketball Wives says that she wants the public to stop bullying her and her co-stars.  In an interview with Sister2Sister Magazine, Roman goes in on those who are allegedly creating all of this negativity around her show: “Waking up to negativity on Twitter, negativity on Facebook, negativity on blogs, it’s emotionally and mentally draining, and things…

Floyd Mayweather and 50 Cent’s Baby Mothers Team Up And They Are Telling All

Floyd Mayweather and 50 Cent’s Baby Mothers Team Up And They Are Telling All

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This past weekend, while Floyd Mayweather and 50 Cent were ballin’ in Vegas for Floyd’s fight with Cotto, both of their baby mother’s/ex-girlfriends were dropping some serious tea. Josie Harris, who has three kids by Floyd Mayweather, and Shaniqua Tompkin, mother of 50 Cent’s 15 year old son Marquise caught up with MommysDirtyLittleSecret.com and aired all the dirty laundry about their former relationships. You see, Josie is planning on writing a…