Flashback Friday: Soul II Soul X “Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)”

    Photo: Trench   Soul II Soul made big noise back in the late 80s with their seductive and deep R&B sound. The group consisted of producers Jazzie B, Nellee Hooper, and instrumentalist Philip "Daddae" Harvey. According to Allmusic.com, the group had a residency at the Africa Centre in London’s Covent Garden. This

Brothers accused of attacking “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett sue his lawyers for defamation

    Photo: Page Six L-R (Actor Jussie Smollett, Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo)   Two brothers Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo who were said to have assaulted “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in what law enforcement described as a staged hate crime filed a federal defamation lawsuit today against Smollett’s legal team.   The Osundairo brothers said in

Actress Felicity Huffman could avoid jail time in college cheating scandal

    Photo: Los Angeles Times   “Desperate Housewives” actress Felicity Huffman could avoid jail time in college cheating scandal.  Huffman recently announced that she would plead guilty to the cheating scandal. The actress allegedly paid a Harvard graduate $15,000 to correct her daughter’s SAT giving her a 400-point boost from an earlier test. Her

Florida prosecutors seek the death penalty for rapper YNW Melly

    Photo: Urban Islandz   MC YNW Melly (born Jamell Maurice Demons) remains behind bars at Broward County Jail on double murder charges. Florida prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in his case. The 19-year-old is accused of murdering his two friends 19-year-old Christopher Thomas Jr. and 21-year-old Anthony Williams back on Oct. 26.

Did Kodak Black go too far on “Expeditiously” diss to T.I.?

    Photo: VIBE   Florida native MC Kodak Black received significant backlash following an inappropriate comment about actress Lauren London, who was the long-time girlfriend of late MC Nipsey Hussle and mother of his son Kross Asghedom. Nipsey was fatally shot outside of his The Marathon clothing store in Los Angeles on March

Recap Friday: Music industry professionals discuss Nipsey Hussle’s legacy

    Photo: L-R (Walter J. Tucker, Yaasiel “Success” Davis, Angela Yee, Vashon Straws, Its Bizkitt, Q-Smith, and Datwon Thomas)   The tragic and sudden death of Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle is still on the hearts and minds of his family, friends, and industry professionals. Last weekend, I attended the Leadership Music Conference & Showcase

‘Bad Girls Club’ star Shannade Clermont sentenced to one year in prison for identity theft of a deceased man

    Photo: NY Daily News   Last year's post:   The Clermont Twins have made a big name for themselves by appearing on the series the Bad Girls Club and gained a massive following on social media by showcasing what seemed to be a lavish lifestyle. With all eyes on them, the duo was able

Update: Felicity Huffman pleads guilty, Lori Loughlin faces additional charges in cheating scandal

    Photo: Los Angeles Times   Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are among 50 people caught up in the most massive prosecuted college admissions cheating scandal in the United States. Huffman and Loughlin are also among 33 parents accused of using money to cheat on standardized tests, bribe college administrators and coaches who