The Black Women Film Network (BWFN) presented its annual “Untold Stories Awards” and Scholarship Luncheon yesterday at the Marriott Marquis Atlanta. This year’s honorees included actress Katerina Graham, “The Vampire Diaries;” wellness/life coach to the stars – Gabrielle Union, Lindsay Lohan, Anne Hathaway — A. J. Johnson; actress Crystal Fox (OWN/Tyler Perry’s “The Have and the Have Nots;”); Bernard Bronner, film investor, founder of UPSCALE Magazine and CEO of Bronner Brothers Inc.; Kashira Alexander (executive producer, The Weather…… Read More!
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There’s one person you don’t want to tick off and that’s Uncle Sam. YMCMB rapper, Lil Wayne, may learn that the hard way. According to a tax lien Weezy owes Uncle Same a $12million for failing to pay taxes in 2011 and 2012. This isn’t the first time Wayne has had tax issues. He owed $7 mil for back taxes in 2008 – 9, but he cleared the debt in 2012.…… Read More!
In light of reports of increased Russian military activity in Ukraine, President Barack Obama sternly warned Russian officials “there will be costs” for any intervention. Obama said he was “deeply concerned” and advised Moscow, a former Soviet state, to use restraint during its struggle to build a new government. “Any violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing, which is not in the interests of Ukraine, Russia…… Read More!
Jermaine Dupri keeps getting hit with financial trouble. This time a former business partner is coming after him in the form of a $1 million lawsuit. Dupri’s former Dieniahmar Music LLC partner, Eddie Weathers, filed the civil lawsuit against the producer-rapper. Weathers says that Dupri, whose real name is Jermaine Mauldin, kept him out of a deal that cost him hundreds of thousands of dollars in royalties, according to legal documents. Weathers…… Read More!
Rapper Young Thug, most known for his single “Stoner”, was arrested yesterday in Atlanta. What started as a traffic violation led to an arrest at Young Thug’s home. Young Thug, real name is Jeffrey Williams, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, driving without a seatbelt, reckless conduct, driving in circular or zig zag course and reckless driving. According to Fulton County Public Records, he has since been released.…… Read More!
President Barack Obama was met with a backlash of criticism from Chinese officials, after he met with the Dalai Lama inside the White House Friday. China accuses the exiled spiritual leader of pushing for an independent Tibet and strongly warned the President that giving the leader an audience would “severely impair” U.S. relations with China. The meeting…was the third between Obama and the Dalai Lama and comes at a time…… Read More!
De La Soul previously celebrated 25 years in the Hip-Hop game with a new track “Get Away,” and now in honor of next month’s 25th anniversary of their debut album 3 Feet High and Rising, the legendary trio are making their entire catalog available for free download for 25 hours via the relaunch of their website. Exclusively revealed via an interview with Rolling Stone, the release of the group’s catalog is the first of…… Read More!
Tyrese starts his year off with a little baby mama drama. After being accused of not spending enough time with his daughter, yesterday, he was denied visitation and cops were called. Tyrese went to Norma Gibson’s home in North Hollywood Tuesday night to pick up their 6-year-old daughter. Sources say Norma did not want to hand the kid over because she was sick. But before he got there … we’re told…… Read More!
The National Alumnae Association of Spelman College – LA Chapter (NAASC-LA) will celebrate two decades of fundraising with its commemorative gala entitled “The Amazing Race: Celebrating 20 Years of Lifting As We Climb”. The theme of this year’s event captures and embodies the longstanding legacy of NAASC-LA and Spelman College’s commitment to empower the next generation of outstanding women. The event will take place March 8th at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The event will…… Read More!
Drugs claim the life of another great talent. 46 year old Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found in the bathroom of his West Village apartment this morning with a heroine needle in his arm. It’s been reported that he died of an apparent drug overdose. Hoffman has admitted on several occasions that he had a huge drug and alcohol problem in his youth. “It was all that (drugs and alcohol), yeah.…… Read More!
Making The Band’s Day 26 is back! Over the weekend they performed at SOB’s in New York where fans got to see all 5 originating members of the group on stage together for the first time in 4 years. The group, who are about to begin their highly anticipated reunion tour, gave fans just a taste of what they could come to expect to see from the band in the…… Read More!