What's On Today - Thursday

Kanye West Replaces Teeth With Customized Titanium Dentures

Kanye West has kicked off the new year with a big change, as the rapper has reportedly replaced his teeth with titanium dentures.

According to an exclusive photo obtained by DailyMail, the rapper can be seen sporting a pair of metal dentures on the top and bottom rows of his gums. The surgical procedure reportedly cost West a whopping $850,000, with a source claiming that the rapper’s new grill was “more expensive than diamonds.”… Read more

Michelle Obama celebrates a milestone birthday; ‘This is what 60 looks like,’ gushes Barack

Among many tributes to former first lady Michelle Obama for her 60th birthday was a sweet post from her husband, Barack Obama.

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Some things — and people — just get better with age, and Michelle Obama is one of them. On Wednesday, January 17, the former first lady celebrated her 60th birthday, and among the outpouring of well wishes from friends and followers was a tribute from her husband of 31 years, Barack Obama.

Sharing a sundrenched photo of his wife beaming in a seaside setting on Instagram, the former president captioned the post:

“This is what 60 looks like.… Read more

Katt Williams Shares Ludacris Diss Track With Suge Knight

att Williams shook up the entire interview space via an explosive chat with Shannon Sharpe that people are still discussing some two weeks later. Among those to respond to the comedian’s claims was Ludacris with a clever freestyle but Katt Williams fired back with one of his own and shared the track with Suge Knight.

Knight, as most know, is currently incarcerated but launched a podcast with The Source founder Dave Mays, Collect Calls with Suge Knight and the series is now several episodes deep.… Read more

Company Behind Snoop Dogg’s Viral “Giving Up Smoke” AD Fires CEO After Solo Stove Sales Flop

Just because something goes viral doesn’t mean it will generate dollars. Solo Brands, the company behind that brilliant Snoop Dogg AD, found that out the hard way.

Snoop Dogg had the internet in a tizzy when he dropped a video announcing he was “giving up smoke,” leading many to believe one of the world’s most famous weed smokers was putting down his blunts for good and asking fans to respect his privacy.

The video turned out to be a brilliant AD for the company’s new smokeless fire pit, Solo Stove.… Read more

Knicks Owner James Dolan & Harvey Weinstein Hit With Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Could New York Knicks owner James Dolan be the next NBA franchise boss forced to sell the team by Commissioner Adam Silver?

We doubt it as Knicks fans have never seen their dreams come to fruition (championships, signing LeBron, etc.), but the loathed owner of New York’s favorite basketball team is facing some serious allegations. Both Dolan and Harvey Weinstein have been slapped with a lawsuit alleging they sexually assaulted a masseuse a decade ago. According to CNN, Kellye Croft filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday (Jan.… Read more

Dr. Tosha Rogers Talks Black Health, Pain Relief And Why We Need Culturally Competent Doctors

Dr. Tosha Rogers answers vital questions about pain management and countering the harmful impact that systemic racism has had on Black health.

The HIV education advocate and OB-GYN sits down with host Ericka Dunlap to discuss how patients can approach healthcare despite deep-rooted biases about Black health.

The Advil Pain Equity Project is shedding light on this matter and working toward equitable and accessible pain relief for Black communities.

Safe and Effective Pain Relief

“There’s a myth that still exists today that Black people have a higher threshold for pain than others,” says Dunlap.… Read more

R. Kelly Claims He Can’t Read, Shouldn’t Pay $10.5 Million Lawsuit

R. Kelly is pushing back against a $10.5 million lawsuit settlement against him, claiming that he could not address the lawsuit because he can’t read, among other reasons.

On Tuesday (January 16), legal documents were disclosed revealing R&B artist R. Kelly is challenging a $10.5 million settlement from a lawsuit that he lost in August 2023. Besides stating that he was unaware of it due to the number of lawsuits filed against him, Kelly claims he relies on his legal team to explain the lawsuits against him.… Read more

Wu-Tang Clan With Redman, Thundercat Headline National Cannabis Festival 2024 In DC

The National Cannabis Festival, now in its eighth year, makes its triumphant return to Washington, D.C. for the upcoming 420 weekend with a pair of major headliners. Celebrated bassist Thundercat and the legendary Wu-Tang Clan alongside Redman will rock the RFK Stadium Festival Ground stages later this spring.

This year’s National Cannabis Festival lineup is the usual mix of internationally renowned stars along with local acts, while also serving as a hub of information for cannabis enthusiasts, advocates, patients, and the like.… Read more

Niecy Nash-Betts Gives Electrifying Emmy Acceptance Speech

Niecy Nash-Betts exhilarated the audience when she took to the stage to accept the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for her role as Glenda Cleveland in Netflix’s Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.

The outspoken actress was her characteristic self with a speech that was both funny and poignant.

After thanking God, her wife, Jessica Betts, Ryan Murphy, the creator of the series, and Evan Peters–her co-star, Nash added, “And you know who I want to thank?… Read more