Cheers to Black History Month: Black people in film win big at the Oscars

    Photo: Consequence of Sound   I’ll be the first to admit that Black History Month has been all over the place in the world of Hollywood. From Jussie Smollett allegedly faking his racist and homophobic attack and R.Kelly charged with ten counts of sexual abuse, the month that's supposed to celebrate Black people hasn’t necessarily been

Judge sets R.Kelly’s bond at $1 million following sexual abuse charges

    Photo: ABC News   R.Kelly (born Robert Kelly) was arrested and indicted on Friday, Feb.22 for ten counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four alleged victims, according to CNN. A Chicago judge set the “Bump and Grind” singer’s bond at $1 million Saturday for claims that Kelly sexually abused for females from

New evidence suggests ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

    Photo: ETOnline   On Jan.29, “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett (who plays Jamal Lyon) was reportedly attacked near the lower entrance of the Loews hotel in Chicago at 2 a.m. According to Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi, Smollett told law enforcement the aggressors shouted "'Empire' fa***t" and "'Empire' n***er'" while repeatedly striking him.   It’s also

Flashback Friday: Classic Fugees Interview (1996)

    Photo: Billboard   The Fugees (coining their name from the term refugee) are undoubtedly one of the most significant hip-hop groups ever to form. The group combining their sound of soul and reggae released their first project Blunted On Reality in 1994 that failed to take off as the group hoped.   However, on

Rapper T.I. launches new investment syndicate Tech Cypha

    Photo: Provided by Ciara Suesberry   Rapper T.I. is no stranger to the hip-hop game, launching his rap career in 1999. However, the Atlanta native is expanding his profession beyond the rap scene by pushing toward the technology industry. T.I., born Clifford Harris announced his new investment Tech Cypha on Jan. 18 at Beta Works

Recap Friday: Chad Johnson’s Celebrity Super Slam brings out Atlanta’s biggest stars

    What's up CeeSoDope readers? I have another exciting recap for ya'll. During Super Bowl weekend, Chad Johnson, former NFL player for the Cincinnati Bengals, hosted his Celebrity Super Slam on Friday, Feb. 1, in Atlanta.   Held at Morehouse College Gymnasium, Johnson brought out some of Atlanta’s finest for his Celebrity Super Slam to kick

21 Savage’s possible deportation sparks support and a deactivated Twitter account from Demi Lovato

    Photo: E! Online   The Super Bowl game seemed to bore the masses on social media, but breaking news about rapper 21 Savage being detained by ICE did not. The “A Lot” rapper was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Atlanta Sunday, Feb. 3. It’s been reported that he is