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“Selma” Director Ava DuVernay, Now Worth $3 Million, Once Made Movie With Own Money


By Ryan Brennan Ava DuVernay, 42, is an American director, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor. She first became interested in producing for broadcast journalism. She started as an intern for CBS News, working with Connie Chung and Dan Rather during the murder trial of O.J. Simpson. However, she soon became disillusioned with journalism and immediately turned to publicity. As ...

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Celebrities Mourn #WalterScott Via Twitter


by Raveen Johnson It is one thing to have target practice, but it is another thing to actually be the target, and I think that I can speak for the majority of my community when I say that our people are tired of being targets. Thank goodness for cellular devices or we would not have even witnessed the most recent ...

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Did You Know? Della Reese First to Perform Gospel Music in Las Vegas


By Joshua D. Copeland Did you know that Della Reese formed “The Meditation Singers?” and that they were the first Gospel group to perform in Las Vegas?  What an interesting predicament – performing songs of worshiping God in the nightclubs of the alleged “sin city.” But if there was anyone who could make it possible, it was Della Reese.  She ...

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Lil Wayne Still Trying to Sue Cash Money for $51 Million, Lawsuit Moved to NOLA


By Victor Ochieng The $51 million breach of contract lawsuit filed by rapper Lil Wayne against Cash Money will be moved from New York to New Orleans after the two sides agreed to the change of venue. Lil Wayne’s lawyer, Ron Sweeney, made it clear that the case isn’t being dismissed per se, but is being transferred to New Orleans, ...

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NBA player and his wife stabbed outside a nightclub


By admin | April 8, 2015 Tragedy has fallen upon NBA player Chris Copeland and his wife Katrine Saltara. Copeland was stabbed in the stomach, along with two women who were cut outside a club in Chelea, NY. The New York Daily News is reporting that the man was arrested outside the popular 1 Oak Club at 5:38 am, along with two NBA players ...

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NJ Man Says Rapper DMX Robbed Him at Gas Station


By Victor O DMX is currently being investigated by police after a New Jersey man accused the rapper and his entourage of snatching and making away with thousands of dollars belonging to him. The man, whose name was not revealed, claimed to have been robbed by the rapper and his entourage of about 15 people at an Exxon gas station ...

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Jay-Z tells Spotify: You can’t use my Reasonable Doubt album anymore


By Ryan Brennan Jay-Z has been making headlines daily as of late ever since he announced his idea for a new music streaming service similar to Spotify and Rhapsody. Now that his service is fully-functional and on the market, he is beginning to see criticism and hate from competitors. Amid the controversy, his Reasonable Doubt album has been pulled off ...

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The woman who attacked Kendrick Lamar? She seems angry and bitter

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Many people were stunned by the words of self-proclaimed Dark Skin Activist Rashida Strober when she referred to rapper Kendrick Lamar as “fake conscious” for choosing to get engaged with a light-skinned woman.  Her words spread like wildfire throughout the web, with some people supporting her arguments and others being outraged by them. “Well, well, well would you looky here,” Strober ...

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Woman Explains Why Being Named After Beyonce is the Worst Thing Ever


By blogger | April 7, 2015 Celebrity culture is in full swing in the U.S. and some people are naming their kids after celebs as a way of honoring their idols. Although parents may think naming their children after celebrities is cute, the children don’t always agree. Many say all they want is to lead normal lives, but being attached to celebrity culture ...

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Rev. Deitrick Haddon says his mistress was sent by God


Reported by Victor Ochieng Deitrick Haddon, Gospel singer, pastor, and star of “Preachers of L.A.,” is now married to Dominique, and the two are expecting their third child.  Meanwhile, Haddon’s ex-wife, Damita Chandler, is now married to Reuben Chandler. Reuben recently made a questionable comment on his Facebook page that has raised speculation as to who it was directed toward. Many ...

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