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KKK Planning to Recruit Military Soldiers for Race War

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For the most part, the Ku Klux Klan is considered a racist and defanged relic. So the fact that the hate group has been increasingly marketing and dropping fliers in neighborhoods has become worrisome to some observers. As it turns out, the KKK may’ve been trying to rebrand itself as a kinder and gentler racist group because of plans for an upcoming race war. According to a report in The…

Slain Texas Man’s Family Starts Petition To Get Federal Investigation

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By Glenda Warren In an effort to get a thorough investigation into the suspicious death of Alfred Wright in Sabine County, TX, his family has started a petition on ColorofChange.org asking the Department of Justice, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to make the investigation into Alfred Wright’s death and the ill-handling of his case by Sabine County Sheriff’s Department a priority. Wright, a 29 year…

Twins Claim American Idol Ruined Their Music Career

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By Daphne R A set of twin brothers who appeared on American Idol 7 years ago told a reporter at Memphis’ WREG News that appearing on the show has cost them a career in music and they want to warn other American Idol hopefuls of what to watch for. Brothers Terrell and Derrell Brittenum allege that the show misleads people with the promise of going to Hollywood. They say that…

Brian Mcknight Says That His Next Album Was Inspired By Beyoncé

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert It’s not undeniable and it’s not unbelievable, music sensation Brian McKnight is launching a project via his website McKnight360.com. The website will allow his fans to download a new song and video every month, and also be able to watch the recording processing in a series of videos he posts online. I’ve never heard of anyone doing an album that was interactive with their fans,” Brian 44,…

When You Heckle An Award-Winning Director, You’re Going To Be Punished

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By Daphne R The Golden Globe Awards turned out to be a night of great celebration for everyone associated with the film “12 Years a Slave”. After appearing to be snubbed all night at the Golden Globes, the film finally heard its name called for the top honor of Best Drama. Not everyone was thrilled to see the film’s British director, Steve McQueen take home the trophy, however. According to…

Pimp Gets 100 Years In Prison And Blames Nike

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By Daphne R Sirgiorgiro Clardy, a convicted pimp in Portland, Oregon has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Nike stating that the company should have included a warning label on his Air Jordans indicating that they could be used as a deadly weapon, according to an article that appeared in the Oregonian. Clardy, 26, was convicted for repeatedly stomping a man’s face for not paying one of his prostitutes back in…

Will.I.Am Criticizes The Voice

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April Taylor The Voice is a reality show that just completed it’s 5th season on NBC.  Contestants on the reality show compete for $100,000 and a record deal with Universal Music Group.  While the show has generated a respectable number of viewers, it has yet to produce a singer who has successfully climbed the music charts to make a name for themselves in the industry. Recently, Will.i.am discussed this issue…

Prince will Headline 2014 ESSENCE Music Fest and Promote ‘Yes We Code’

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By Lillian Armstead – Prince will celebrate with thousands of others at the ESSENCE Festivals 20th Anniversary next year.  The Anniversary is scheduled for the weekend of July 4th, 2014.  ESSENCE is a favorite brand for individuals from all walks of life – marketing to both men and women. The festival which is held in New Orleans has been a hit for close to two decades.  Boasting of crowds surpassing…

L.A. Reid Sets It Straight on Twitter: He and TLC Are ‘Friends 4 Life’

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By Daphne R Rumors were circulating weeks ago that the popular girl group, TLC, had been dropped from Epic Records. TLC’s fan site is said to have noticed that after the airing of the group’s biopic movie, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, that the group was not listed on Epic’s website and that the Epic logo had been removed from the group’s website as well. But in a tweet on November 25th,…

Top That Rihanna: Beyonce Bagging Over $1.8 Million Every Time She Hits the Stage

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Reported By: Britt L Mrs. Carter is a full blown mogul now. According to the Hollywood Reporter,  32-year-old Beyonce has grossed more than $100 million in sales since the debut of her tour in April. The tour will end in December with Beyonce completing at least 107 shows and selling more than 883,000 tickets at 59 performances around the globe. Because of the great peaks Beyonce has climbed, her tour…

Tyler Perry Plans Auditions Aboard The Fantastic Voyage Cruise

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By Daphne R If you’re planning to step aboard Tom Joyner’s The Fantastic Journey 2014, you may be in for an added treat, especially if you’re an aspiring actor/actress. Tyler Perry has announced a special offering for the trip next year. He will be giving those cruise-goers aboard the ship a chance to audition for a role in an upcoming Tyler Perry project. At this time, Perry doesn’t know for…

Kandi Burress Was Happy She Received the Same “Sucky Deal” as TLC

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By Daphne R Sometimes a story can have a different meaning when a different perspective is applied. One person can display a situation in a negative manner while another can take the same situation and get some good out of it, Have you ever experienced that? Kandi Burress, formerly of the girl group Xscape, claims their group received the same “sucky” record deal that the group TLC received as portrayed…

Why is “Pink Slime” Beef Still Legal in The US?

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You might want to read this article before you bite into that juicy, fast food burger. In 2012, McDonald’s publicly vowed to change its burger recipe after losing a battle to a famous British chef who exposed to the world that the beef used at McDonald’s was not fit for human consumption. Jamie Oliver, also known as The Naked Chef to television viewers, took on McDonald’s over a period of about two…

‘American Idol’ Champ Candice Glover’s Album Release Date Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

‘American Idol’ Champ Candice Glover’s Album Release Date Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

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  If you were hoping to buy the new album from Candice Glover, you won’t be getting that anytime soon.  The singer’s project has been pushed even further back, all the way till next year.  This makes you wonder if it was the production or the marketing that caused the delay, since it would make sense to push out a project while the performer is hot.  But maybe they know…

Urban Outfitters Put Gang Sign on T-Shirts

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If you’ve recently purchased an Urban Outfitters pitchfork t-shirt, then you might want to refrain from wearing it in areas infiltrated by gangs. Just to be on the safe side, don’t plan any trips to Chicago wearing that shirt or you could be in for trouble. Why? Apparently Urban Outfitters’ latest t-shirt design bears a striking resemblance to the gang sign of the Chicago Gangster Disciples, or GDs–as they’re commonly…