Sweden rejects President Donald Trump’s demand to intervene in A$AP Rocky’s assault case

    Photo: Entertainment Weekly   On Friday, July 26, President Donald Trump angrily attempted to get Prime Minister Stefan Löfven of Sweden to intervene in the assault case of rapper A$AP Rocky. Trump, who spoke with Löfven last week about the incident, doubled down angrily via Twitter following the report that the rapper has

Singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal child pornography charges

    Photo: People   Singer R.Kelly was arrested in Chicago by Homeland Security Investigations agents and NYPD Public Safety Task Force Thursday, July 11 on federal sex charges. The 52-year-old stepped outside for a smoke break and to walk his dog when he was taken into custody around 7 p.m.,  a law enforcement

BET Awards 2019 Best Moments

  Photo: Hollywood Reporter   Aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, the 19th annual BET Awards graced television screens on June 23, 2019. The BET Awards brought another year of unforgettable performances, heartfelt tributes, and Black Twitter together once again. Each year in June is a moment for CeeSoDope

“When They See Us”: Central Park 5’s Yusef Salaam reconciles with his friend Korey Wise

    Photo: WSB Radio (L-R Raymond Santana Jr., Kevin Richardson, Korey Wise, Yusef Salaam, and Antron McCray)   The original Netflix series “When They See Us” revisits the Central Park 5 case, which has sparked a nationwide discussion and further exposes the fundamental injustice of the legal system. On April 19, 1989, the names

Six music festivals to attend in Atlanta

    Photo: AtlantaGA.gov   June may be dedicated to Black Music Month, but your love for great tunes don’t have to stop there; music festivals will be taking place all through the summer and fall. Whether you’re a hip-hop, R&B, or pop lover; these are six music festivals that are a must to

Three young black entrepreneurs create clothing brand to pay homage to Atlanta

    Photo: Provided by Jidenna Ozoh (L-R Denzel Hunter-Shaw, Tevin Holiday, and Jidenna Ozoh)   As Atlanta continues to draw more musicians from various states to get a taste of the hip-hop scene, entrepreneurs are also becoming quite common in the city. Freelance writers, photographers, videographers, and even fashion designers are starting their

Flashback Friday: Ice Cube talks about his feud with Oprah Winfrey on “Conversations with Michael Eisner”

    Photo: Wegow   In 2008, rap icon and actor Ice Cube sat down with Michael Eisner to discuss his success, business ventures, and his music video "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It." The video illustrated the parallels between hip-hop and social events. Cube also discussed rap music being the blame for everything wrong