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JA RULE ON DIDDY’S LEGAL BATTLES: ‘I WISH HIM LUCK’

 SHAWN GRANT

 MARCH 7, 2024

Ja Rule spoke with Piers Morgan about not being admitted to Britain for a set of shows. But his comments about Diddy are grabbing the culture’s attention.

During the conversation with Morgan, Ja Rule says Diddy is “another Black man in the industry going through unfortunate circumstances” and “I wish him luck with everything he is going through.”

Ja would then direct his attention to the victims and offer them wishes.… Read more

Queen Latifah Returns As NAACP Image Awards Host

Multi-hyphenate entertainer Queen Latifah will once again host the NAACP Image Awards, which is set to air in two weeks on BET.

On Tuesday (March 5), the NAACP along with BET and CBS announced that Queen Latifah will be back to host the esteemed 55th NAACP Image Awards. The prestigious ceremony will air live on BET and be simulcast on Saturday, March 16 at 8:00 P.M. ET. The Grammy Award-winning musician, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award-winning actor and producer hosted the event last year and recently received the Governor’s Award in addition to kicking off the fourth season of her highly acclaimed CBS series The Equalizer which she stars in and produces.… Read more

Freedom Fighter Meek Mill Hired investigators To Look Into Cyberattacks On Black Leaders

Meek Mill is taking it upon himself to look into what he’s framing as cyberattacks on Black leaders and role models. Taking to X, the Philadelphia artist believes that a conspiracy to tear down the community is afoot and wants to get to the bottom of it.

Meek Mill, 36, took to his usual platform of X, formerly Twitter, to deliver his missive to help curtail this recent scourge of attacks on Black celebrities.

“I just hired investigators to see to been starting these cyber attacks against black artist and leaders … they making blogs post anything that destroys the black house hold and powering everything that level is down,” Meek shared on Monday (March 4).… Read more

Will Smith Drops ‘Bad Boys 4’ Release Date, Confirms Filming Has Wrapped On Movie

Detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett’s next hilarious, action-packed adventure has a release date.

Will Smith has graciously recovered following the infamous Oscars slap incident and has been furiously working on films. One of his most anticipated projects, Bad Boys 4, the following up to the highly successful film Bad Boys 4 Life, also starring Martin Lawrence, has officially wrapped and is coming sooner than many thought.

Taking to Instagram, Smith wrote, “WRAPPED! Nothin’ but Magic every time I’m with my guy.… Read more

Jay-Z Sports Simple $161K Patek Watch During Lakers Game

Jay-Z may not be rocking blocks of ice on his person as much as he used to back in the day, but the man is still stunting in subtle ways that many heads may not be aware of if they don’t know what to look for.

While many sneakerheads noticed that Jay-Z was rocking a pair of Off-White Chicago Air Jordan 1s when he attended the Lakers game last week, GQ is reporting that Hova was also sporting a Patek Philippe timepiece that cost more than most people will ever see in their lifetime.… Read more

Russell Simmons Shares His Photos With Usher In Bali, X Is Disappointed

Usher has spent years gathering good will, which only grew exponentially thanks to his Las Vegas residency and rocking the Super Bowl halftime show. However, Ursher has massively played himself after he was spotted kicking it with Russell Simmons in Bali.

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In case you’re unaware, Simmons essentially ran off to Bali after he was accused by multiple women of sexual assault. Although Simmons has denied the claims (and former Def Jam exec Drew Dixon produced a whole documentary detailing her allegations), the theory is he skipped town to avoid prosecution.… Read more

Mark Curry Claims Shyne’s Def Jam Deal Was Paid Out By Diddy

The list of scandals tied to Diddy’s name grows by the day. Mark Curry believes Shyne’s Def Jam deal was really a pay off from Brother Love.

As reported by XXL, the former Bad Boy Records talent has been making his rounds conducting interviews at different media platforms. Last week, Mark Curry did a sit-down with Cam Capone News and as expected, the “Dangerous MC’s” rapper did not hold back when discussing his former CEO. Curry revealed how he and Shyne once were roommates and detailed how the two were very close at one time.… Read more

Charles Barkley Threatens To ‘Punch’ Any Black Person Who’s Wearing A Trump Mugshot T-Shirt

Former NBA star Charles Barkley appears to have come a long way from four years ago when he was essentially siding with Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron in defending the cops who killed Breonna Taylor. Now, the man who is always one off-color remark away from sounding like a Black conservative lapdog himself is threatening to punch MAGA-loving Black people in the face if he catches them out in public repping their orangey-white supremacist messiah.… Read more

Women’s History Month: The Unique Challenges Faced By Black Women In The Fight For Equality

Women’s History Month

This Women’s history month is a time to reflect on the challenges Black Women face when fighting for equality.

Black women have a long history of advocating for equality and justice. During the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, Black women played a critical role in organizing protests and mobilizing communities. Changmakers like Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer and Dorothy Height worked tirelessly to advance the cause of civil rights for Black women and other marginalized communities.… Read more

KMOJ-FM 89.9 LAUNCHES THE STATE’S FIRST URBAN HIP-HOP STATION

               

September 20, 2017

 KMOJ-FM 89.9 LAUNCHES THE STATE’S FIRST URBAN HIP-HOP STATION

 The New Urban Hip-Hop sound heats up the Minneapolis-St. Paul airwaves today at Noon and in the process logging another first for The Center for Communication and Development/ KMOJ-FM and HD1.

CCD/KMOJ-FM 89.9 is on the air with KMOJ HD2, The Ice. The new HD Channel, found at KMOJ-FM 89.9 HD2, is Minnesota’s first Urban Hip-Hop format. The Ice will also present Public Affairs programming in keeping with its community radio FCC license.… Read more