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Your phone pings. It looks like a text message from your bank, and it’s urgent.

It says you need to send money to your account using a wire transfer or digital payment like Zelle to reverse a fraudulent transaction. Or, it tells you there’s suspicious activity on your account, and you need to call a certain number right away to address it.

If the message is from your bank, it must be legitimate, right?… Read more

Clipse Honored In Washington, Pusha T Documents The Moment

The brothers Thorton, better known as the Clipse, were honored in Washington, D.C. last weekend and group member Pusha T documented the moment he shared with his brother, No Malice. Via an Instagram post, King Push saluted notable figures from the region and thanked Mayor Muriel Bowser for naming a day after the Clipse.

Through November 16 and 17, the Clipse had a busy two days with a conversation with veteran journalist and music executive Noah Callahan-Bever for IDEA GENERATION in partnership with Tres Generaciones tequila ahead of a performance at the famed Kennedy Center, which boasts a robust Hip-Hop programming schedule.… Read more

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For Your Best Friend

If shopping for your best friend produces an alarming amount of anxiety, then this holiday gift guide is for you. When I think of gifts for my BFF, I default to things that will make her life easier. Women wear many hats in life, and alternating between them can be exhausting. Managing careers, motherhood, personal relationships, and self-care are major tasks, so alleviating loved ones with thoughtful gifts is a love language. If I can slide her a gift that forces her into self-care, reminds her of her beauty, or adds a few hours of rest to her day, it’s a no-brainer.… Read more

Fort Worth Approves $3.5M Settlement For Atatiana Jefferson’s Nephew Zion Carr

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Officials in Fort Worth, Texas approved a $3.5 million settlement to Zion Carr, the nephew of Atatiana Jefferson. In 2019, Carr was 8 years old and present when his aunt was shot by former police officer Aaron Dean inside her home.

According to the Associated Press, the Fort Worth City Council voted to approve the whopping settlement, that will be used to cover Carr’s living expenses and current needs.… Read more

The Trolling Continues: 50 Cent Offers To Buy Revolt After Diddy Steps Down As Chairman

Suge Knight isn’t the only person enjoying Diddy’s “downfall.” 50 Cent has been trolling the mogul nonstop on social media and is even offering to buy Revolt after Puffy stepped down as chairman.

50 Cent can’t stop and won’t stop when it comes to making Diddy’s life a living hell on social media. The G-Unit general has turned on the trolling in the wake of Cassie slapping her former boo with a lawsuit on November 16, along with bombshell allegations of sexual assault and even claiming the Bad Boy mogul had Kid Cudi’s car blown up.Read more

The GAP And Dapper Dan Partner Up For New “DAP GAP” Campaign

One of the most well received collaborations is getting a second edition. The GAP and Dapper Dan have partnered up for a new DAP GAP campaign.

Hype Beast is reporting that the national retailer is tapping the iconic atelier once again to bring his distinct flavor to a new collection. The initiative was announced on Giving Tuesday and is framed as a love letter from Dapper Dan to his beloved hometown of Harlem. This time he shares the spotlight with other Harlemites including several local legends and up and coming change makers.… Read more

Keke Palmer Details Her “Rude Awakening” When It Came To Dating Amid Abuse Claims

The KeyTV mogul had a “free therapy” session with Dr. Drew for her latest podcast episode.

Since being granted a restraining order from her ex-boyfriend, Darius Jackson, and getting sole custody of their son, Keke Palmer has not made a public statement on the matter. The KeyTV mogul, instead, is continuing to do what she always does—get to the bag and keep the show moving.

Part of this includes remaining consistent with her podcastBaby, This Is Keke Palmer.… Read more



 NOVEMBER 29, 2023

Today marks the 31st anniversary of Mary J. Blige’s debut album, What’s The 411?. This was her introduction to the world and Puff Daddy before he called himself Diddy and proclaimed Mary as the “Queen of Hip Hop Soul”.  This was one album that totally dominated not only the 90’s but also r&b music. During that time, she wasn’t your average r&b singer as she talked about love, lost, and heartbreak and she dressed in hip hop clothes instead of your typical gowns & dresses.… Read more

Teyana Taylor Is Reportedly Disappointed In Iman Shumpert For Making Divorce Public

It seems Iman Shumpert did not stick to the script with regards to his divorce. Reports say Teyana Taylor is not happy he made it public.

According to TMZ the Harlem, New York native had intended to keep their legal separation as private as possible. But according to the celebrity gossip site the former National Basketball League star chose to declare their status which was the opposite of what Taylor had in mind. In January she aimed to keep their initial divorce proceedings secret; so much so she even signed the documents with just her initials to avoid the media picking up the story.… Read more

Tiffany Haddish Opens Up On DUI Arrest, Will “Get Some Help”

Tiffany Haddish is speaking out after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence over Thanksgiving weekend.

Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish opened up to the media after being detained by the Beverly Hills Police Department on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday (Nov. 24). When asked by Entertainment Tonight host Kevin Frazier about the incident, Haddish said that she was in good spirits but also acknowledged that she needed to make changes. “I’m going to get some help so I can learn balance and boundaries,” she stated.… Read more

‘GQ Germany’ Names Erykah Badu Music Icon Of The Year In Their ‘2023 Men Of The Year’ Issue

The OG Alien Superstar, Erykah Badu, brings her otherworldly presence to the cover of GQ Germany’s 2023 Men of the Year Issue.

The timeless singer was named the magazine’s Music Icon of the Year in the issue. Badu, who is usually dressed in colorful, eclectic garb, opted for a muted look. She wore long box braids covering her chest and fell past her waistline. The simple look highlighted her hazel eyes, plump lips, and overall gorgeous face.… Read more