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Dr. Dre doesnt want his son Andre to play his role in the NWA biopic. www.blacklikemoi.com

Dr. Dre Denies His Son an Opportunity to Portray Him In NWA Biopic

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Reported by Kacie Whaley Casting for the main characters of the up-and-coming NWA biopic is complete, with O’Shea Jackson Jr. starring as Ice Cube, Jason Mitchell as Easy E, and Marcus Callender set to play Dr. Dre.  But Dr. Dre’s son, Curtis Young, recently revealed that he was offered to portray his father, but his dad was against the idea. “I actually tried out for the role, ’cause the casting…

Bow Wow ditches his stage name for a mature moniker. www.blacklikemoi.com

Bow Wow Changes His Name For the Fourth Time

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  Reported by Kacie Whaley The entertainer that was first known as Kid Gangsta at age three, then Lil’ Bow Wow, and then simply Bow Wow, has now graduated to a more mature moniker:  Shad Moss.  The 106 & Park host announced via Instagram that he will go by his government name starting on June 29th.  The 27-year-old said that he has outgrown his old stage name, although he acknowledges…

Ice T's grandson slayed his roommate. www.blacklikemoi.com

Ice-T Has Yet to Make a Statement About His Grandson’s Arrest

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Reported by Kacie Whaley The grandson of rapper/”Law & Order: SVU” star Ice-T has been detained by police for accidentally shooting and killing his roommate. On Tuesday afternoon, 19-year-old Elyjah Marrow was in his Marietta, Georgia apartment playing around with a hand gun when it unexpectedly went off.  The stray bullet hit Marrow’s roommate, 19-year-old Daryus Johnson, police told the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Johnson was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital…

Bobby Womack dead at 70. www.yourblackworld.com

Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Bobby Womack Dead at 70

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Reported by Kacie Whaley “If You Think You’re Lonely Now” singer Bobby Womack, died on Friday at the age of 70.  A representative of Womack’s label, XL Recordings, confirmed news of the legend’s death to Rolling Stone, but the cause of death has yet to be confirmed. Womack began his music career as a member of Curtis Womack and the Womack Brothers, a group consisting of him, his brother Curtis,…

Twenty-nine-year-old Mubarak Bala beaten by family for renouncing his belief in God

Man Strangles His 29-Year-Old Son For Not Believing In God

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Reported by Kacie Whaley A man is being forcibly held in a Nigerian mental institution for being an Atheist. Twenty-nine-year-old Mubarak Bala from Kano, Nigeria was admitted into Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital by his family on June 13th, reportedly after a confrontation between him and his Muslim family that was fueled by Bala renouncing his belief in God.  Allegedly, the confrontation involved Bala’s father, three uncles, and brother physically attacking…

Tracy Morgan returns home, sues Wal-Mart.

Tracy Morgan Is In Stable Condition at an Undisclosed Rehab Facility

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Reported by Kacie Whaley Tracy Morgan is gradually recovering from the auto accident that left him in critical condition and left comedian James McNair dead two weeks ago.  Although the comedian broke his nose, ribs, and leg, The Huffington Post reports that the comedian is no longer in the hospital and has now been placed in a rehab facility in fair condition. Morgan’s assistant, Jeffrey Millea, and comedians Harris Stanton…

Edward Holley was charged with attempted second degree murder after throwing hot grits on his neighbor. www.blacklikemoi.com

Man Throws Scorching Hot Grits On Neighbor, Charged With Second-Degree Attempted Murder

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Reported by Kacie Whaley Instead of his fists, an Orlando, Florida man used hot grits to get even with an enemy.  On Wednesday, 59-year-old Edward Holley looked onto his porch and saw his neighborhood nemesis playing poker with Holley’s cousin.  Holley had already told 29-year-old Darryl Blacknell that if he came around his house again, he’d “throw grease on him,” reported MyNews13.  An aggravated Holley went into his kitchen to…

Singer DAngelos Manager Kevin Liles says his album is coming sooner than later. www.blacklikemoi.com

Singer D’Angelo Slated For Album Release And Tour In 2014

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Reported by Kacie Whaley The moment all D’Angelo fans have been patiently awaiting is coming “sooner than later,” according to Kevin Liles, the soul singer’s manager.  Last week, Liles revealed to Billboard that D’Angelo’s heavily anticipated follow-up to his 2000 album Voodoo will be released later this year, along with a tour.   The “Brown Sugar” singer has been taunting the public with talks of a new album since at least…