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Basketball Wife Sued for Helping Antoine Walker Hide Money from Bankruptcy Courts

Basketball Wife Sued for Helping Antoine Walker Hide Money from Bankruptcy Courts

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    Evelyn Lozada, one of the stars of the TV Show, “Basketball Wives,” was never actually married to an NBA player.  But then again, almost none of the Basketball Wives have ever been married.  But Evelyn was engaged to former NBA star Antoine Walker, who infamously blew threw over $110 million during his playing career and is now entirely bankrupt. via Your Black Gossip: The Official Source of Black…

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Marries Again, In Spite of Ban on 3rd Wife

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Marries Again, In Spite of Ban on 3rd Wife

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The grandson of Nelson Mandela is planning to marry a third wife Saturday in spite of a court ban on his pending marriage. Chief Mandla Mandela’s is planning to marry Princess Mbali Makhathini at the Mvezo Royal Palace in rural Eastern Cape province, according to family spokesperson Sidima Mnqanqeni.“We are confident that there will be no disturbance and the marriage is on,” said Mnqanqeni.     In addition to being the grandson of Nelson Mandela,…

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.

Jhessye Shockley is Presumed Dead, Her Sister Says Her Mother Was Involved

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  Black Like Moi reports: The nation has been on high-alert, frantically looking for a trace of little Jhessye Shockleysince her disappearance over two months ago from the Phoenix, Arizona suburb of Glendale. Now detectives have reported that it is believed that the girl has been dead at least that long, murdered and then dumped in a trash bin before being reported missing by her mother, Jerice Hunter. Glendale police Sgt. Brent Coombs confirmed…

Jay-Z & Kanye West Respond To Sly Johnson’s Lawsuit

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    This past October, soul veteran Syl Johnson sued Jay-Z and Kanye West, as well as Universal Music Group and Def Jam, for sampling his song “Different Strokes” without permission for “The Joy.” Last Thursday, the duo combated the lawsuit, denying the allegations though acknowledging that the song was released prior to Watch the Throne. According to Billboard.biz, Hov and ‘Ye cite federal copyright law, claiming that because the…

FAMU Board Keeps President In Spite of Governor’s Push to Remove Him

FAMU Board Keeps President In Spite of Governor’s Push to Remove Him

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    Your Black World reports. Florida A&M President James Ammons is going to remain in his position after the school’s board of trustees decided to reject the request from Governor Rick Scott to suspend Ammons during their investigation into the recent hazing incidents on campus.  The investigations began with the death of Robert Champion, a member of the school’s band.  Since then, other students have been arrested for hazing-related…

Your Black Politics: AG Eric Holder Describes Attacks on He and Obama: “We’re Both African American”

Your Black Politics: AG Eric Holder Describes Attacks on He and Obama: “We’re Both African American”

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    Your Black World reports The New York Times has an interview out on Attorney General Eric Holder.  Holder has been the subject of numerous calls by the Right Wing for him to be impeached over a failed program to track guns being shipped to Mexico for drug violence. Some have described Holder as a “partisan lightning rod” due to his position on illegal immigration.  Holder says that conservatives…

Is It Ever Going to Stop? Rapper Slim Dunkin Murdered at Atlanta Music Studio

Is It Ever Going to Stop? Rapper Slim Dunkin Murdered at Atlanta Music Studio

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The rapper Slim Dunkin was shot and killed Friday night at an Atlanta studio, according to police.  The rapper, whose real name is Mario Hamilton, was shot outside the studio after an altercation with another man who possessed a handgun.   Atlanta police spokesperson Keith Meadows said this: “Now it’s my understanding prior to the video shoot, Mr. Hamilton became involved in a verbal altercation with another individual who we…

robert champions death ruled a homicide

Coroner Rules FAMU Band Member’s Death a Homicide

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Black Like Moi reports. Robert Champion, the former member of the Florida A&M Marching 100 band, has been ruled to have died by homicide.  The medical examiner released the information on Friday afternoon, shortly after the governor of Florida met with James Ammons, President of the university. Orange County officials are saying that Champion died from a  “hemorrhagic shock, due to soft tissue hemorrhage, due to blunt force trauma sustained during…

sgt teresa king suspended by the US Army

Army Suspends It’s First Female Drill Sergeant Leader

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The United States Army has suspended Sgt. Maj. Teresa King, the first woman to ever lead its drill sergeant school.  The suspension is pending the investigation of a private personal matter.  A spokesman for the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command, Harvey Perritt, says he cannot tell the public why King was suspended. Click to read More on YourBlackWoman.com            

Breastfeeding Mother Accused of Indecent Exposure For Feeding Her Baby

Breastfeeding Mother Accused of Indecent Exposure For Feeding Her Baby

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  A woman in DC was accused of indecent exposure after she was “caught” breastfeeding her baby in public.   Simone dos Santos was feeding her baby in a government building when an officer asked her to stop, claiming that what she was doing with her baby was “indecent.”

Plies Testimony During $10 Million Lawsuit Over Nightclub Shooting [VIDEO]

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Plies trial began Monday, December 5thregarding a ten million dollar lawsuit against the rapper, alleging Plies and his entourage opened fire in a nightclub on July 6, 2006. The five plaintiffs in the lawsuit all claim to be victims of non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Plies, whose real name is Algernod Washington and his brother, record-producer Ronell Levatte are charged with allegedly firing the guns that wounded these individuals, in addition…

‘American Gangster’ Frank Lucas Facing Jail Time For Stealing !7G From The Feds

‘American Gangster’ Frank Lucas Facing Jail Time For Stealing !7G From The Feds

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    The ending of “American Gangster,” the movie about a Harlem heroin kingpin starring Denzel Washington, might need a rewrite. Frank Lucas, who once ran a billion-dollar business smuggling heroin before going straight, could go to jail for bilking the U.S. government out of $17,300. Now 81 and ailing, Lucas was charged with theft by deception after he allegedly told the U.S. Treasury he lost a Social Security check…

Katt Williams Gets Back Custody Of His 8 Year Old Daughter

Katt Williams Gets Back Custody Of His 8 Year Old Daughter

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    Comedian Katt Williams has regained custody of his 8-year old daughter. The courts concluded that the girl’s nanny told lies to get his daughter taken away from him, and she will now be returning home. via Your Black Gossip: The Official Source of Black Celebrity Gossip: Katt Williams Gets Back Custody Of His 8 Year Old Daughter.