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Rapper Chinx Killed in Drive-by Shooting in Queens, NY (Photo Credit: Instagram)

Rapper Chinx Killed in Drive-by Shooting in Queens, NY

Lionel Pickens known as rapper Chinx killed in drive-by shooting in Queens. Rapper Chinx, 31, was killed in a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning on Queens Boulevard in New York City. Chinx, whose real name is Lionel Pickens, was killed when another car passed  and shot at the Porsche Panamera […]

by · May 17, 2015 · Entertainment
President Obama on B.B. King’s Passing: He “Spread Gospel of The Blues”

President Obama on B.B. King’s Passing: He “Spread Gospel of The Blues”

President Obama on B. B. King’s death: “No one did more to spread the gospel of the blues.” President Obama issued a statement on the passing of blues great B.B. King, saying, “no-one inspired more up-and-coming artists” as he has. President Obama:  “The blues has lost its king, and America […]

by · May 15, 2015 · Politics
Blues Legend B. B. King Dies at Age 89 in Las Vegas

Blues Legend B. B. King Dies at Age 89 in Las Vegas

Blues legend B. B. King dies at age 89, recently in hospice care at Las Vegas home. Blues great Riley B. King, known by the stage name B. B. King, died at age 89 in Las Vegas. King’s attorney, Brent Bryson, said he died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40 […]

by · May 15, 2015 · Entertainment
Bobby Brown Files for Guardianship Over Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Estate

Bobby Brown Files for Guardianship Over Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Estate

And they are off….Bobby Brown has filed for guardianship over his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown’s estate, 11 Alive News reports. David W. Long, the attorney for Bobbi Kristina’s grandmother Cissy Houston released a statement saying: This is a family matter involving sensitive information. We hope to resolve this in a […]

by · April 25, 2015 · Bobbi Kristina Brown
Mattel Creates Barbie In Honor of “Selma” Director Ava DuVernay

Mattel Creates Barbie In Honor of “Selma” Director Ava DuVernay

Mattel has created a Barbie in honor of “Selma” director Ava DuVernay. The move has been widely praised, considering Barbie is mostly white. DuVernay’s doll is one in a set of “Shero” Barbies, who are described by Mattel as “female heroes who inspire girls by breaking boundaries and expanding possibilities for […]

by · April 25, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Patti LaBelle Rocks “DWTS” to “Heatwave,” One Shoe and All

Patti LaBelle Rocks “DWTS” to “Heatwave,” One Shoe and All

Patti LaBelle voted off Dancing with the Stars Patti LaBelle is a true entertainer and she knows how to work a crowd. She rocked “Dancing With the Stars” to Martha and the Vandellas “Heatwave.” LaBelle lost one of her shoes and didn’t skip a beat. In fact, she has been known […]

by · April 20, 2015 · Entertainment
Miko Branch Alleges Anthony Spadafora Drove Titi Branch to Commit Suicide

Miko Branch Alleges Anthony Spadafora Drove Titi Branch to Commit Suicide

Miko Branch alleges her sister, Titi Branch’s boyfriend, Anthony Spadafora drove her to commit suicide by hanging. The co-founder of mult-million hair care products company Miss Jessie’s is locked in a bitter court battle with Spadafora. Both are blaming each other for her death. Police said Titi Branch had fallen […]

by · April 19, 2015 · Lawsuits
First Lady Michelle Obama Catches Peformance of Hip-Hop Musical “Hamilton”

First Lady Michelle Obama Catches Peformance of Hip-Hop Musical “Hamilton”

First Lady Michelle Obama catches hip-hop musical “Hamilton.” First Lady Michelle Obama caught the matinee of hip-hop musical “Hamilton” this weekend at the Public Theater in Manhattan. The musical, written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, follows the life and times of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Michelle Obama’s presence is adding to the […]

by · April 19, 2015 · Entertainment
Keke Palmer Claps Back Over Talks of Wanting Tia Mowry’s Hubby

Keke Palmer Claps Back Over Talks of Wanting Tia Mowry’s Hubby

Keke Palmer claps back over Cory Hardrict chatter Keke Palmer clapped back over talks that she wants Tia Mowry’s husband Cory Hardrict during an appearance on Wendy Williams’ show. The drama unfolded after Mowry tweeted “Saying you like married men in interviews [is] not cute… Just saying…” and then quickly […]

by · April 17, 2015 · Entertainment
Talent Agent Eurydice “Eury” Davis Commits Suicide at Age 38

Talent Agent Eurydice “Eury” Davis Commits Suicide at Age 38

Talent agent Eurydice “Eury” Davis died at age 38 after committing suicide last Wednesday, the Wrap reports. Eury’s clients included “Kill the Messenger” actress Jena Sims, “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor Christian Martin and “Ouija” actress Claudia Katz. The Los Angeles County coroner’s office said Davis died from a gunshot […]

by · April 14, 2015 · Entertainment