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Marcus Jordan Says He Is Not Engaged To Larsa Pippen, Reveals He Gave Her A Promise Ring

Wedding bells are not Marcus Jordan and Larsa Pippen’s future… yet.

Last week, the couple had social media buzzing after TMZ Sports caught them coming out of a restaurant. Jordan told the paparazzi they were “looking for a location” and had started the wedding process.

Now, it looks like that was nothing but the ultimate pump fake, with the couple throwing cold water on speculation they were close to tying the knot.

On a recent episode of their podcast, Separation Anxiety, Pippen said the ring she is sporting is a “promise ring” and not an engagement ring.… Read more

Diddy Announces New Album ‘The Love Album: Off The Grid’

Diddy has announced his official return to music. His new R&B project will be here in a couple of years.

Friday, September 15 will mark the mogul’s come back with the release of The Love Album: Off The Grid on his new imprint Love Records. In signature fashion he made the reveal via a video that gives his fans some insight on his mind state going into making the new LP. “My heart has been broken I still got that question of like, ‘Am I gonna love again?’”… Read more

Empowering Black Students For Success: 10 Back-To-School Confidence Boosters

As the summer break comes to an end, it’s time for students to put away their beach towels and dust off their backpacks as they prepare to head back to school. While the start of a new academic year can be exciting, it also brings about a sense of change and adjustment. As a parent, you play a pivotal role in easing this transition for your child.

For some Black students, school can be pretty rough.… Read more

‘It Is What It Is’: Cam’ron, Ma$e Sign Lucrative Deal For Their Hit Sports Talk Show

Harlem gets the money! This week, it was announced that the highly popular sports talk show, It Is What It Is hosted by Cameron (Cam’ron) Giles, Mason (Ma$e) Betha and Treasure “Stat Baby” Wilson, signed an eight-figure deal with popular sports betting platform Underdog Fantasy. Their partnership will last for 18 months.

The It Is What It Is show, under Giles’ Come And Talk 2 Me network, will be back in the first week of September after a successful first season earlier in the year.… Read more

Ms. Lauryn Hill Announces ‘Miseducation’ 25th Anniversary Tour, Social Media Reacts

On Tuesday (August 22) Ms. Lauryn Hill announced she is going on tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her landmark album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.

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The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 25th Anniversary Tour is a 17-date engagement that kicks off September 8 in Minneapolis, MN at Mystic Lake and will hit cities including Newark, Chicago, New York and Los Angeles before wrapping up November 9 in Seattle, WA at the Climate Pledge Arena.… Read more

As COVID-19 Rises, Morris Brown College Revives Mask Mandate

The rise in COVID-19 cases in the state of Georgia has propelled Morris Brown College to reinstitute masking mandates for its students and employees.

According to NewsOne, the HBCU based in Atlanta, Georgia sent out a letter detailing the guidelines for the mandate to faculty members, incoming students, and staff last Friday (August 18). The letter was then released publicly on the school’s Instagram account on Sunday (August 20).

The mandate, which will be in existence for the next two weeks, requires everyone to wear masks.… Read more

Irv Gotti Claims Jay-Z Didn’t Need Dame Dash To Be Successful

Any time Irv Gotti is on Drink Champs he is sure to go viral. The Queens native made a recent visit to the podcast and said that Jay-Z did not need Dame Dash to be successful.

The entertainment mogul sat down with N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN for his third appearance on the popular podcast. The Murder Inc. Records founder spoke on several topics including the backlash he received after slandering Ashanti so excessively. Additionally, he addressed Dame Dash’s recent comments stating that Jay-Z’s “Super Ugly” response to Nas’ “Ether” was Irv Gotti’s fault.… Read more

Disneyland Opening Tiana’s Palace Restaurant, Bringing More New Orleans Flair

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Disneyland Resort announced the opening date of Tiana’s Palace restaurant in Disneyland Park. Inspired by the restaurant Princess Tiana created in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “The Princess and the Frog,” this reimagined quick-service style location will open this Fall.

From the Mardi Gras-inspired color palette to the lily details throughout, the restaurant’s elegant decor and interior are said to include subtle references to Tiana’s story and her rich New Orleans past.… Read more

How Trump’s Georgia Indictment Provides A Legal Path To Keep Him Off The Ballot In 2024

How Trump’s Georgia Indictment Provides A Legal Path To Keep Him Off The Ballot In 2024

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After three indictments of former President Donald Trump, the fourth one in Georgia came not as a surprise but as a powerful exposition of the scope of Trump’s efforts to remain in power despite losing the 2020 presidential election.

New conservative legal scholarship spells out how and why those actions – which were observed by the public over many months – disqualify Trump from serving in the presidency ever again.… Read more

Dwayne Haskins’ Family Reaches Settlement In Mysterious Death Of Former NFL Quarterback

UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. ET., Aug. 21

The family of Dwayne Haskins, a former NFL quarterback who mysteriously died a little more than a year ago, has reached a “partial settlement” with multiple people involved in his death. 

The lawsuit, which was filed by the Haskins family in April, claimed the former NFL quarterback was drugged on the night of his death as a part of a “blackmail and robbery conspiracy.”

According to reports, the suit, which was settled on Friday, included the truck driver who struck Haskins and the owner of the dump truck.… Read more