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How LaWanda Page From TV Sitcom Sanford and Son Rose To Fame

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Reported by Liku Zelleke American actress and comedienne LaWanda Page (Oct. 19, 1920 – Sep. 14, 2002) was best known for her reoccurring role as Aunt Esther in the groundbreaking sitcom Sanford and Son, which she starred in opposite Redd Foxx, a longtime friend and comedic pioneer. Her net worth was at one time estimated to be around $500,000 – a respectable sum in those days. Before rising to fame,…


Tyler Perry Hit with $10M Harassment Lawsuit by Alleged Stalker

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Tyler Perry is fighting back against the man who he filed a restraining order against last year. Now, the man is suing Perry for allowing a supervisor from Tyler Perry Studios to s*xually harass him. The drama began last year when Sole, a former employee of Perry’s, had stationed himself at the studio’s office and refused to leave, demanding to speak with the famed director. He allegedly disabled the alarms…


Sherri Shepherd Thinks Khloe Kardashian’s Butt is Fake, Fans Attack

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Sherri Shepherd apparently wants a new backside, but specifically, she wants one just like Kim Kardashian’s little sister, Khloe. On Wednesday, the former “The View” host posted on social media that she wants a new butt but says she continuously sees pictures of botched butt jobs done by “back alley persons.” She suggested that she needs to find out who assisted Khloe Kardashian’s with her butt job. “Ladies, stop going…


Lil Kim’s Daughter Royal Reign Celebrates First Birthday with Adorable Pictures

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Although Lil Kim and her former flame, Mr. Papers, may soon be duking it out in court over custody of their daughter, that didn’t stop the new mother from posting adorable pictures from the little one’s birthday on Instagram. On Tuesday, Royal Reign had her first birthday. She was dressed in an almost all-black outfit with a headband and ruffled sock that were polka dot printed. Lil Kim posted a…


Rapper Donnie McFly Gunned Down Near Elementary School

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This week, another celebrated rapper has died due to senseless gun violence. Kentucky rapper Donnie McFly was gunned down on Monday morning outside of an elementary school after leaving a concert near Cole’s Place nightclub. Police responded to the incident at around 2:30 a.m. Another hip-hop artist, Jassiem “Father Jah” Anderson was with McFly and was also wounded. He and McFly were both rushed to University of Louisville Hospital, but…


Rapper Rick Ross put in jail for weed possession

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The rapper Rick Ross is known for bragging about his excessive consumption of all drugs, legal or not.   It turns out that his love for marijuana may have caught up with him. The 39-year old hip-hop superstar was arrested this week for marijuana possession in Fayette County, Ga. According to police, Ross was pulled over for a tinted window violation, but this led to the discovery of the items in…

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Jamie Foxx does some pretty cool impressions on this video

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Jamie Foxx is one of the most talented entertainers in the world. Watch him do Mick Jagger and other interesting acts. He really tears it up. He even does an impression of Barney. Check it out.

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Funny Video: Promo for black man taking over the Daily Show

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On September 28th, the Daily Show is going to get a new host, Trevor Noah. Check out this promo of his intro to the show. It’s actually pretty funny. Noah has been the subject of some degree of controversy for some of the jokes that he’s made in the past, but it appears that Comedy Central is sticking with him. Good for them, this should be interesting to watch.

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Tyler Perry hit with a messy lawsuit from former employee

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A former employee of Tyler Perry is suing for millions alleging that he was fired after refusing the a superior’s sexual advances. In the lawsuit, Joshua Sole claims that Perry exposed him to “contempt and ridicule.”   The man is suing for millions in damages, and claims that his history with Perry is what led to other incidents that have been revealed in the media. Sole’s first interaction with Perry,…


Long Time Radio Legend, News Anchor Ty Wansley Passes Away at 63

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Reported by Victor Ochieng Ty Wansley, a longtime radio show host and news anchor, died on Wednesday at the age of 63. Wansley died at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was admitted last week over congestive heart failure and relevant disease. The radio personality is reported to have suffered small strokes a couple of times in the past. Many people extended their condolences to Wansley’s family and friends. “He…


Marlon Wayans to Spoof “Fifty Shades…” With “Fifty Shades of Black”

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Marlon Wayans, the king of spoof comedy, has just announced that he will be back in March of 2016 with his take of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which he will be calling “Fifty Shades of Black.” The original movie, based on the book written by E.L. James, is an erotic romantic drama starring Dakota Johnson as college graduate Anastasia Steele who has a sadomasochistic relationship with…


These black people have more money than Oprah

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A lot of people think that Oprah Winfrey is the wealthiest black person on the planet.  That’s just not true.  The biggest money in the world isn’t made in entertainment, it’s made in the ownership of companies that extract raw materials, or provide large scale telecommunications, etc.  But Oprah gets the most attention, which is why a lot of other successful black business people don’t get the attention they deserve….


NJ Man Says Rapper DMX Robbed Him at Gas Station

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By Victor O DMX is currently being investigated by police after a New Jersey man accused the rapper and his entourage of snatching and making away with thousands of dollars belonging to him. The man, whose name was not revealed, claimed to have been robbed by the rapper and his entourage of about 15 people at an Exxon gas station in the early hours on  Easter Sunday. NJ.com reports that…

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Can You Guess What MTV is Giving Kevin Hart?

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Reported by Ryan Brennan MTV made a big announcement today that involved good news for Kevin Hart, well-known comedian, actor and television producer. The network announced that he will receive the Comedic Genius Award at this year’s MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The award was introduced in 2013, when Hart’s co-star in the film Get Hard, Will Ferrell, was the first to win. Hart,…

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Can Comedians Be Funny Without Backlash? Jamie Foxx Accused of “transphobia”

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By Lyonel Laverde-Hansen Our popular culture is based on a tension of competing purposes. On one hand, we value the importance of freedom of expression, most famously enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution. A range of personalities has invoked his or her Constitutional rights to justify expression which many find offensive. As a result, performers can be banned or condemned, but not imprisoned for violating local “obscenity laws.”…