WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Dunn’s conviction of attempted murder — but not actual murder — in the shooting death of Black teenager Jordan Davis prompted…
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What’s the greatest trick the devil ever pulled? Convince the world he didn’t exist. Rick Ross and Jay Z released a new single, “The Devil…
by Steve HolseyFor New Pittsburgh Courier Apparently it is true that absence makes the heart grow fonder, at least in some cases. Just ask Arsenio Hall who, according to ratings organizations, has been warmly welcomed back to television with “The Arsenio Hall Show.”
This Nov. 3, 2012 file photo shows Arsenio Hall performing at “Eddie Murphy: One Night Only,” a celebration of Murphy’s career in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Did fate decree that Arsenio Hall would return to late night after two decades’ absence?
2 CHAINZ by Dion Rabioun (RTNS)–Watching my Twitter timeline Sunday night as the BET Awards drew to a close, the anticipation was building for…
Mariah Carey performs at the Hot 97 Summer Jam XX on Sunday, June 2, 2013 in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York City radio station Hot 97 celebrated its 20th annual Summer Jam concert with young rappers who are dominating the charts, a respected veteran hip-hop group and a slew of surprises.
Jasiri X talks about grassroots activism in the Obama/Tea Party Era at Columbia College in Chicago. (Courtesy Photo Bakari Kitwana/Andrew Bryce Photography) Members of the Black intelligentsia let out a collective victory cry last week when hip-hop artist Lil Wayne lost a multi-million dollar endorsement deal with Mountain Dew as a result of lyrics comparing the beating of murdered teenager Emmett Till in 1955 to female genitalia.
HEAVY D–In this Oct. 1, 2011 photo, rapper Heavy D, also known as Dwight Arrington Myers, performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. The culture that in the 1990s lost its brightest stars to gun violence has in recent years seen a series of notable rappers die of drug- and health-related causes. Since 2011, hip-pop pioneer Heavy D, singer and rap chorus specialist Nate Dogg and New York rapper Tim Dog all died of ailments in their 40s. (AP Photo/David Goldman, file) by Ryan McPherson LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hip-hop may need a checkup.
TYLER THE CREATOR (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file) by Candice Choi AP Food Industry Writer NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo is once again learning the risks of celebrity partnerships after an ad for Mountain Dew was criticized for portraying racial stereotypes and making light of violence toward women.
by Dr. Boyce Watkins If you’ve never heard of Felicia the Goat, you’ll know about her soon. Felicia the Goat is the main character in a recent Mountain Dew commercial, created in part by Tyler the Creator. The video shows Felicia in a line-up of criminal suspects, all of whom may be charged with a crime