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BOSS Sports | Panthers player accused of beating his girlfriend really, really bad

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Reported By Liku Zelleke Carolina Panthers’ defensive end, Greg Hardy has been released from jail on a $17,000 bond. Hardy has been charged with assault on a female and communicating threats. According to his arrest warrant, Hardy is accused of grabbing the victim, throwing her to the floor, throwing her into a bathtub, slamming her against a futon and strangling her. In court, his attorney said that it was the…

Black Cop worked as an undercover KKK Member

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April Taylor The Huffington Post recently reported on the story of Ron Stallworth, a Colorado Spring police investigator who went undercover as a “Black Klansman.”  Stallworth had already made history at 22 as both the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs police department as well as being the youngest.  In an effort to gather information about the KKK, Stallworth called a number listed in a newspaper…

Jay-Z, Solange and keeping the right people around you

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In this Financial Lovemaking episode, Dr Boyce Watkins and S. Tia Brown discuss the fight between Jay-Z and Solange Knowles.  The focus is not on the gossip behind it all, but on what we can learn about protecting ourselves from people who might be harmful to have in your life. What do you think?  Can a man be abused as well as a woman? Is it ever ok to put…

Jay-Z and Beyonce’s sister Solange get into an ugly fist fight

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Today is not a good day to be Beyoncé… Her sister, Solange Knowles, kicked, slapped, and punched Jay-Z in an elevator when the trio was leaving a Met Gala after party. The shocking video footage, captured on elevator cameras, shows Solange storming into the elevator with her sister and her sister’s husband and the couple’s body guard, approaching Jay-Z in an aggressive manner.  Solange, who’s known to be more feisty…

Did Dr. Dre’s drinking possibly cost him his deal with Apple?

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The media recently reported that Dr Dre was going to be the richest man in all of hip-hop.  It was revealed that he would sell his Beats by Dre brand to Apple for $3.2 billion dollars.  This was set to be the biggest deal ever made in hip-hop history. But then, there were reports that Dre’s decision to brag about the deal on a video with Tyrese may end up…

Openly Gay NFL player Michael Sam cries after being drafted

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Michael Sam has made history by being the first openly gay college athlete in America.  This has helped him to gain a great amount of instant fame and opportunity, which led to ESPN following him on the day of the NFL draft.  Sam got his wish by being selected as a member of the St. Louis Rams. Bleacher Report tells the rest: Michael Sam has officially made NFL history. The St. Louis…

Men: Dating a Single Mom? Here’s What NOT to Do On Mother’s Day | iDateDaily.com

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By Anna Bella Men!  Pay attention to what your foxy lady (who also happens to be a single Mom), really doesn’t want from you on Mother’s day.  We have all seen the ads on TV that say, ‘Do something special for her on Mother’s Day…’  But what about what not to do for her on Mother’s day? Here are some ground rules that might help you survive the day: Don’t Wake Her…

BOSS Sports | Dr. Dre: ‘I’m the first billionaire in hip hop’

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You can’t argue with that statement.  Dr. Dre just signed the deal of a lifetime with Apple to buy his Beats by Dre headphones for $3.2 billion dollars.  His ability to leverage his brand in unprecedented ways has set the hip-hop world on fire, and people are now studying his business models in droves. Congrats to Dre, who built his career straight out of Compton to become one of the…

Rikers Inmate “Baked to Death” in Overheated Cell | breakingbrown.com

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A mentally ill inmate at Rikers passed away in an overheated cell just one day after officials at the prison had requested repairs for the heating problem. The Associated Press reports that two requests for repairs were made on February 14 but delayed due to a holiday weekend. Since the following Monday was President’s Day, the request for the repairs wasn’t received until the following Tuesday. Former Marine Jerome Murdough,…

Phaedra Parks Husband will reportedly spy for the feds to avoid 30 years in prison

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This might be one of the most bizarre media revelations in quite some time.  But according to TMZ, Apollo Nida is going to be serving as a spy for the government.  The husband of Real Housewives star Phaedra Parks has, according to the outlet, struck a deal that will help him to avoid 30 years in prison after he was found to have stolen $2.3 million dollars in a massive…

Tupac Uncensored And Uncut Prison Interview (full)

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Tupac Shakur is known as the greatest hip-hop artist of all time.  He was eclectic and varied in his tastes and had an interesting form of consciousness that underlied hardcore hip-hop beats. So, he appealed to the rugged and rough side of the genre while also serving the side of it that required a bit more thinking. This is an awesome interview with Pac from prison, and it’s the kind…

The Last Message- Malcolm X

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The death of Malcolm X was one of the great tragedies in American history.  It was one of those moments that could have been prevented, but the racial climate in the United States is one that was never designed for men like Malcolm to be safe and successful. This video is a chance to see Malcolm right before he died.  Do you ever wonder when or if we will get…

Parking Lot attendant makes just $12 an hour and is worth $500,000

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Meet Mr. Earl.  Mr. Earl is not just a parking lot attendant, he’s also an investment and saving guru.   Earl has had this job for decades, and is known for “preaching the gospel of investing.”  He has never earned more than $12 dollars an hour or $20,000 per year.  His net worth is over half a million dollars from his investing. He says “stop working so hard and let…

Student gets arrested for studying after hours in the library

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Na’eem Wilkins is an honor student and a man who knows how to work hard for what he wants.  So, you can imagine the surprise when he ended up in handcuffs. According to WRAL.com, the Shaw University student was arrested for refusing to leave the library after it closed.  The 21-year old is also a drum major for the school band, meaning that he keeps a full schedule.  He is…

MC Hammer lectures Stanford students on how he makes monster money in tech investments

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MC Hammer has gotten a lot of negative attention over the years, mainly due to tax issues.  But what a lot of people don’t know is that he is actually doing some pretty amazing things.  The former hip-hop star was an investor in Square, Bump Technologies and the website DanceJam.com. The companies are doing very well, and he seems to be doing better than most when it comes to allocating…