Nicki Minaj’s Brother Found Guilty of Raping A Child!

    Photo:  Bossip   Nicki Minaj's brother, Jelani Maraj has been found guilty of rape.   The 38-year-old was on trial for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl multiple times at his home in Long Island. Maraj was charged with the crime back in 2015. He was found guilty at Nassau County court in New York

Meek Mill Serving Prison Sentence At Camp Hill For Violating Probation!

    Photo: CNN.com   Meek Mill ( born Robert Rihmeek Williams) has been sentenced to a two to four-year prison sentence for violating his probation. He will be serving his time at Camp Hill.   The 30-year-old rapper was sentenced Monday on probation violations by Philadelphia judge, Judge Genece Brinkley.   Brinkley said that Mill was given several

A University of Hartford Freshman Gets Expelled For Harassing Black Roommate!

    Photo: Gary/Chicago Crusader   It's the roommate horror story!   Brianna Brochu, a University of Hartford freshman, faces a hate crime charge after admitting to doing vile things to her black roommate's belongings via Instagram. Brochu made the post after her roommate notified her that she was moving out.   Brochu goes into detail about her

Martin Lawrence Will Be Honored At VH1’s ‘Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers’!

    Photo: TV Guide   Martin is my all-time favorite 90s show. The show is considered a classic and gets re runs on television regularly. Thanks to the man himself, Martin Lawrence, who is an actor and comedian, will be honored at VH1’s Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers.   The theme of the

Beyoncé Launches Her Own Fundraising Initiative For Hurricane Harvey Relief!

    Photo: Entertainment Tonight   According to Pitchfork, Beyoncé launched her own fundraising initiative for Hurricane Harvey relief on her website. Her BeGOOD Foundation is working with two organizations to provide relief. Her website encourages people to donate to both Bread of Life and the Greater Houston Community Foundation.   Bey has reportedly already made

‘Girls Trip’ Makes History By Surpassing $100 Million Mark!

    Photo: Showtimes   The summer hit movie Girls Trip has made history.   Girls Trip is the first film starring, written by, directed and produced by African-Americans to surpass the $100 million mark.   The producers of the movie are Will Packer and Malcolm D. Lee (who also directed), the writers are Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver, and the

The Atlanta City Council Honors Killer Mike!

    Photo: NPR   Atlanta has declared July 17 as "Killer Mike" Render Day in honor of Killer Mike. He was honored as a musician, activist, and business owner of the barbershop chain Swag Shop.   City Councilman Andre Dickens thanked Killer Mike (Michael Render) for serving as an informal ambassador for the city of

O.J. Simpson Is Granted Parole!

    Photo: Fox News   After serving nearly nine years for armed robbery and other charges, O.J. Simpson has been granted parole by a Nevada parole board on July 20.   According to the parole board, Oct.1 is the earliest that the former NFL player is eligible for release.   Ina Jaffe from National Public Radio discussed

Flashback Friday: C. Delores Tucker Voices Her Opinions Against Gangster Rap In 1993!

    Photo: Black Star News   In this video, C. Delores Tucker, anti-gangster rap crusader voices her opinions about the industry during the gangster rap days and the treatment of black women. The late great Tupac Shakur addressed Tucker’s views in his song, “You Wonda Why They Call U B****.” “Dear Ms. Delores

Remy Ma Plans To Start A Fund For Women Struggling To Conceive!

    Photo: Billboard   Remy Ma plans to start a fund for women who face the possibility of not having children because they can't afford reparative healthcare procedures. Remy has dealt with her own experience with a miscarriage and wants to help other women financially with procedures that will help them conceive.   Remy told Essence about