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Motown Legend Jimmy Ruffin Has Died At 78

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The Associate Press is reporting that Motown legend Jimmy Ruffin has died at the age of 78 at a Las Vegas hospital. Details regarding his cause of death have not been released yet.  Ruffin’s children released a statement saying, “Jimmy Ruffin was a rare type of man who left his mark on the music industry.  My family in its entirety is extremely upset over his death.  He will truly be…

Tupac: Why Black People Have A Right To Be Angry

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Tupac Shakur was one of the most legendary hip hop artists of all time, and his influence helped a generation of black youth find their voice.  Eighteen years have passed since his senseless and tragic murder, but the imprint he left on American culture and black conscious is still visible. Born in Manhattan, New York, he was named after Tupac Amarau, an 18th century South American revolutionary who was executed…

Financial Lovemaking: Did bad relationship choices destroy Columbus Short’s career?

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Columbus Short was once a highly sought after superstar on the hit television show, “Scandal.”  Earning millions of dollars each year, he was at the peak of his career.  But this has been a rough year for Short, who has been caught in one awkward situation after another.   Short’s wife, Tanee McCall-Short, is now filing for divorce and also received a restraining order against him.  She says that he’s…

In an interview with Praise Philly Mary J Blige credits her positive change to God and says she is a Christian www.Blacklikemoi.com

Mary J. Blige Credits God For Her Ability to Overcome Addictions

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger Blige is one of the most successful and influential recording artists of her generation, but her Christian faith is the central core of her life. She also attributes her faith to her success in figuring out who she is. Mary J. Blige, a former drug addict,  grew up in church but says she never knew who God really was until her adult life. “I understand better…

Chris Browns attorney Mark Geragos may be able to get him out of jail early after he was kicked out of a Malibu rehab facility for breaking its rules. www.blacklikemoi.com

Report: Chris Brown May Have to Dish Out Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Leave Jail

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By Liku Zelleke R&B superstar Chris Brown is in jail cooling his heels and might be stuck there for about a month or so. However, if he wants to get out sooner he has been offered a “Get Out of Jail” card – but, it is not for free. About a week ago, a judge ordered Brown to remain in jail to await a trial for his D.C. assault charges,…

50 Cent Makes Post Suggesting P.Diddy, Rick Ross, and Steve Stoute Are Gay

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By Barry Burch Jr. Rapper 50 Cent seems to always be in some type of dispute with other rappers.  Ever since the start of his career in the mainstream, with the release of the song “Wanksta” in 2003, he has been making headlines because of it.   And even before that, when he was considered only an underground presence, he was making songs disrespecting mainstream artists.  It almost appears as…

Chris Brown Decides To Extend His Stay In Rehab

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By Afiya J. Watkins Chris Brown recently decided to extend his stay in rehab. The troubled singer is rejuvenating and apparently accepting responsibility for his past behaviors. He is determined to live positively and most importantly, cultivate positive relationships with the women in his life, HollywoodLife is reporting. This is seemingly quite the epiphany on Breezy’s part, since it is indeed the women who have endured the brunt of his violence and aggression….

Chef Mike Valli: Atlanta’s Youngest & Flyest Celebrity Chef

Chef Mike Valli: Atlanta’s Youngest & Flyest Celebrity Chef

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(L) Chef Mike Valli (R) Madam Prezident By: Madam Prezident Most young men Chef Mike Valli’s age are finishing college, looking for a job that will lead to a long time career. I guess it’s safe to say that Chef Mike Valli isn’t most men. While his peers are trying to figure out life, he’s already developed a passion for “flyness” and food.  Amongst young people, One of the hardest…

Jay-Z, Kanye West, Alicia Keys Reportedly Join Stevie Wonder’s Boycott of Florida

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Reported By Britt L Right after the jury acquitted George Zimmerman in the 2012 killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, legendary Grammy winning artist Stevie Wonder decided to to boycott any state with the “Stand Your Ground” laws. Zimmerman did not stand by the “Stand Your Ground”  law during his trial, but the law played a part in the police’s decisions to not initially arrest Zimmerman after the slaying of…

Rapper Chief Keef Called A Dead Beat Dad By Middle Schooler Baby Mama

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Reported By: Britt L Chief Keef, arguably the most ignorant 17-year-old rapper on this side of the planet, has been called out by his teenaged baby mother for being a “dead beat dad.” Chief Keef, real name Keith Cozart, is a Chicago based gangster rapper who is most known for his explicit  lyrics about sex, drugs, money and most prominent, gang affiliation. Cozart fathered a child when he was only…

For our daughters’ sake, let’s end misogyny in America

For our daughters’ sake, let’s end misogyny in America

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In this video, I discuss how Rush Limbaugh is just the latest example of the disdain this country has for women. It has to end if we really care about future generations of women. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuGXnm7umKI&w=420&h=315]

Hate it or Love it???

Hate it or Love it???

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  Ashanti on 106 & Park Ashanti has been spotted in a few places and it’s obvious that her style has changed. I don’t know if she’s going for the Aztec Warrior Princess look or what? What do you think about it? Love it or hate it???

What Were They Wearing???

What Were They Wearing???

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Now we all know that Alicia Keyz and Rihanna have a mean shoe game. It isn’t a surprise that they rocked the same shoes last night! So…what were they wearing? Christian Louboutin ankle strap pumps from his 2012 collection. They also come in other funky noen colors! My favorites are the reptile spiked ones. Check them out!

54th Annual Grammy Awards

54th Annual Grammy Awards

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There were a few hits and a LOT of misses on last night’s red carpet. Rihanna looked quite toned in her sexy low-cut black dress while Nicki Minaj failed, effortlessly, in her “Red Riding Hood” getup. Kelly Rowland looked amazing as usual! Who were your best and worst?

Rihanna The Best-Selling Digital Artist Ever

Rihanna The Best-Selling Digital Artist Ever

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    The Talk That Talk diva has moved an incredible 47.5 million digital downloads since bursting onto the scene in 2005, giving her a comfortable lead over second-place Black Eyed Peas, who have career digital sales of 42.4 million. Eminem trails BEP by just 100,000 for third place with over 42.29 million in sales. Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift came in at fourth and fifth, respectively, with career digital…