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March 13, 2013

16 Year Old Kimani Gray Killed By NYPD Was Shot Three Times in Back and Four In Front

16 Year Old Kimani Gray Killed By NYPD Was Shot Three Times in Back and Four In Front

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Hate crime or Unfortunate event? The details of the shooting and killing of 16 year old Kimani Gray are still foggy. But the odds are not in the NYPD’s favor, who seem to have shot an innocent teenager. According to Gawker: Kimani Gray, the 16-year-old who was killed in Brooklyn on Saturday night by two plainclothes police officers, was shot seven times: four in the front, three in the back….

“Good Times Movie” In The Works

“Good Times Movie” In The Works

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Transforming a beloved TV classic into a movie is a dicey proposition. But there are reasons to be hopeful about Good Times. Sony and Scott Rudin are teaming to bring the ’70s sitcom about a working-class black family to the big screen. Based in the south side of Chicago, Norman Lear’s socially-aware Good Times tells the story of James and Florida Evans and their three charismatic children J.J., Thelma and…

Sweet Brown Suing Apple For $15 Million

Sweet Brown Suing Apple For $15 Million

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The Bob Rivers Show, which is a radio program, made a song called “I Got Bronchitis”, and used bits from the interview that made her famous. They started selling the song in April 2012 on iTunes. According to sources, “the radio program and its owner falsely advertised that Sweet Brown had given her consent for the radio station to use her voice and likeness in the song.“ The song sampled…

Prince Performance Confirmed For SXSW

Prince Performance Confirmed For SXSW

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Prince has been confirmed to make his first appearance at SXSW in Austin, Texas, this weekend. Rumours that the pop legend, who has released two new songs already in 2013, will perform at the bash first surfaced earlier this week and have now been confirmed by Samsung, who said  Prince will play an event for them this Saturday (March 16). “Having Prince in Austin at his first SXSW show will…