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William Patterson Explains Steps To Independently Gain Wealth, Power, and Success

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  William R. Patterson is a renowned executive coach, award-winning lecturer, and national best-selling author.  He is the CEO and co-founder of The Baron Solution Group; the company holds business and personal finance workshops in cities across the United States based on the strategies Patterson outlines in his book, “The Baron Son.”  The company is a Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise. Patterson co-founded and co-authored the company and book with…

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Dave Chappelle to Co-Headline Highly Anticipated Block Party With The Roots And Others

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Reported by April Taylor Nearly a decade after hosting one of the most well known block parties in history, Dave Chappelle is set to “wow” audiences again by co-headlining his first ever stand-up at Radio City Music Hall in June. The initial block party took place September 18, 2004 in Brooklyn, New York and featured The Roots, BlackStar, The Fugees, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, and many other musical legends. Now,…

Mike Epps calls Kevin Hart “Overrated” – Kevin fires back hard

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A brewing feud between comedians is starting to get pretty ugly.    It’s not that often when two high-profile personalities air their dirty laundry, but with all the success that Kevin Hart has had lately, you expect that there is going to be some competition.  This particular feud is coming from Mike Epps. Mike Epps got his first big break by serving as the replacement to Chris Tucker in the…

GM Plans To Invest Half A Billion In The City Of Detroit

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III The Detroit area will see a boost in its economy. General Motors has announced a plan to invest $449 million in building two new factories to build the next generation Chevrolet Volt hybrid car. In addition to this, two other new vehicles will be built at the factories. However, there is no word on the specified vehicles. General Motors didn’t specify how many new jobs…

50 Cent Must Pay $16 Million In Lawsuit

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert 50 Cent, the rapper turned mogul was supposed to produce a line of headphones with Sleek Audio but reportedly snagged design secrets from the Florida company and used them to create his own headphones, the Miami Herald reports. According to a recently unsealed court documents viewed by the Miami Herald, 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, has been ordered to pay $ 11.6 million in…

Joe Accuses R. Kelly of Sabotaging His Music Career

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By April Taylor According to hellobeautiful.com, R&B singer Joe is alleging that R. Kelly attempted to sabotage his career.  Joe provided competition for R. Kelly around 2000 when his album, My Name is Joe, sold more than three million copies and reached the #2 spot on the Billboard top 200 list.  During that same year, Joe was nominated for Grammy’s for Best Male R&B Performance as well as Best R&B…

Black People Love Going To The Movies More Than Anybody Else

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger African-American movie attendance hit a new high mark in 2013, a year when several black-themed films were released, including the year’s Oscar winner for best picture, “12 Years a Slave.” The Motion Picture Association of America estimates that African-Americans attended the movies 170 million times in 2013, a 13-percent increase from the year before and the first significant bump since 2009, according to the Hollywood reporter….

Kevin Hart Film Scores Big In Mobile Phone Ticket Sales

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By Lechette Walker The hilarious Kevin Hart recent film, “About Last Night “made an impressive takeover of the mobile phone movie ticket sales. It sold a whopping 66 percent in ticket sales over the mobile phone using the Fandango website or app for purchasing tickets.  Yes, this is the most ticket sales using the mobile phone that has every touched these heights for Fandango. The film “Ride Along,” that co-stared…

Is Rihanna Going To Be A Role Model Or Bad Girl In Her Next Album?

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By Stephanie Allen-Gobert Which way will Rihanna go? A straight reggae album, the surprised release route (Beyonce style), or using extreme sex, but with the idea of normalizing female sexuality route? America waits and wants to know! Rihanna’s last album, Unapologetic came out in November 2012. The star hasn’t gone a year without releasing new music since 2007, so it would not be a major surprise to get a new…

Target Stores Don’t Want Beyonce on their Shelves

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by Barry Burch Jr. One department store has decided against selling “Beyoncé” after its exclusive sale on iTunes’ ends on Dec. 19, as reported by Billboard.  Though retailers will have the album on shelves by Friday, Dec. 20, it is not likely to have on it any of the extra exclusive content. Target spokesperson Erica Julkowski explained Target’s position to Billboard.  “At Target we focus on offering our guests a…

Black Door to Door Salespeople Arrested For No Reason In White Omaha Neighborhood

Black Door to Door Salespeople Arrested For No Reason In White Omaha Neighborhood

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By Yolanda Spivey KETV News Watch 7 is reporting that two solicitors in Omaha, Nebraska were arrested for selling magazines door to door. The solicitors, Simon Mitchell and Gregory Jones who happens to be Black, were in the predominately White neighborhood on 172nd and Valley streets, when homeowners alerted police that they were in the neighborhood selling magazines. It was discovered that the two men did not have a license to solicit, and because neither…

Ouch: Kanye West Booed At Los Angeles Dodgers Game

Ouch: Kanye West Booed At Los Angeles Dodgers Game

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  Kanye West’s album with Jay-Z was called “Watch the Throne,” but it appears that he may need to go rebuild his throne instead.  It took weeks for his album to hit the million sales mark, which probably surprised and disappointed his record label.  Now, the haters are starting to pile up, reporting that Kanye was booed when he and his baby mama Kim Kardashian decided to show up to…

Rapper T.I. Says Atlantic Records Hates His New Positive Image

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  Reported By: Britt L The Atlanta based rapper who built his career as a hard core, drug pushing southern king has now adopted a family-friendly image that hasn’t scored him too much attention or money in recent years. T.I., Born Clifford Harris, went from writing rhymes about his endeavors in crime to releasing albums with a more nostalgic and introspective theme about his past life. T.I. explains that his…

Chief Keef Gets Arrested Again Right as He’s Leaving the Courthouse on Another Charge

Chief Keef Gets Arrested Again Right as He’s Leaving the Courthouse on Another Charge

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Chief Keef probably  won’t learn about his mistakes until it’s too late.  The boy seems to get arrested every other day.  If getting locked up was an easy way to sell records, he might have more sales than Michael Jackson. Keef was arrested again after leaving the courthouse on another charge.  The first charge was speeding and the second was for trespassing through a Chicago housing complex where he’d been…

Kim And Kris Are Selling Baby’s First Pictures Behind Kanye’s Back

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It is no secret that Kris Jenner is known for her deviant ways and attention and money seeking schemes. So did Kim Kardashian and her mother, Kris Jenner, decide to go behind the back of Kim’s baby daddy-to-be, Kanye West? It has been previously reported that Kanye West has been adamant about not being interested in making a dime off his unborn child. Now a new report claims that the socialite Kim Kardashian has pulled…