Sunday, August 28, 2011

Yes, Nicki Minaj is Clearly in Need of Attention

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The VMAs is a place to set fashion trends, but damn.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Big Boi Out and Performing Again After His “Little Incident”

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Rapper “The Game” Has Legal Problems After a Tweet about the Sheriff

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Your Black World reports.

Los Angeles prosecutors are considering bringing charges against rapper The Game, after he tweeted something that caused thousands of people to call the sheriff’s station.  According to Steve Whitmore, a spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office, the rapper (whose real name is Jayceon Taylor) could face a series of misdemeanor counts after the pending criminal investigation.



Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Damon Dash Explains that Little $3 Million Dollar Tax Bill

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By JasmineHughes

Damon Dash has been getting quite familiar with the IRS these past couple years. Once again, the former Roc-A-Fella business man seems to be in a bit of trouble and reportedly owes the US government $3 million in back-taxes.


Monday, August 8, 2011

Foxy Brown Tries to Sue NYC for $100 Million

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World

Foxy Brown has gotten off of the hook after her latest run in with the law. While already on probation for an incident that happened with a neighbor back in 2010, she violated her terms of agreement last July when she allegedly mooned her neighbor. Because the  alleged victim, Arlene Raymond, was not willing to testify against Brown, the case was dismissed on July 13th.

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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Rapper Vigalantee Talks about the “Good Times” of Music

Check out the new video by Vigalantee – “Good Times”

Rappers Jay-Z, Kanye West Seem to Love Money, Not Black America

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Fox News Calls President Obama’s Birthday Party a “Hip-Hop Barbecue that Didn’t Create Jobs”

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Syracuse UniversityScholarship in Action 

It appears that Fox News is at it again.   The same network that has commentators like Eric Bolling, who asked why President Obama was "inviting so many hoods to the hizzy" referenced his 50th birthday party as a "Hip-Hop Barbecue." 


Saturday, August 6, 2011

ABC News Apologies for Nicki Minaj’s Wardrobe Malfunction

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Your Black World reports.

ABC News has issued an apology for the malfunction heard around the world.

Rapper Nicki Minaj was giving a live performance for Good Morning America on Friday, August 5.  During the performance, her nipples were exposed as she was wearing a loose-fitting halter top that she had to keep adjusting.


Chuck D. Calls Out Jay-Z and Kanye West for Materialism During Economic Hardship

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Syracuse University – Scholarship in Action 

I met the rapper Chuck D at the Measuring the Movement forum, hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton.  I sat next to Chuck for a good 30 minutes during the panel discussion and got to appreciate his humility and intelligence as it pertains to the plight of black people.  What I also noticed was that Chuck stands a far cry away from his peers regarding whether or not they give a damn about the people who are buying their albums.


Friday, August 5, 2011

The Dramatic Nicki Minaj 911 Call is Released

Last month, rapper, Nicki Minaj was involved in a violent incident at a hotel in Dallas.  It is alleged that Minaj’s managed and boyfriend, Safaree Samuels, hit her in the face with a suitcase.  The hotel manager then called police because the couple refused to leave their hotel.

Lil Wayne Sued for $15 Million

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Your Black World reports

The rapper Lil Wayne has been sued for $15 million by a company that claims that he stole the song “Bedrock.”  The suit, which was filed in New York, was brought forth by Done Deal Enterprises.  The company says that Dwayne Carter (aka Lil Wayne) committed copyright infringement after they created the song back in 2009.  The song also features Drake, Nicki Minaj and Lloyd.   It reached number 2 on the Bill Board charts back in 2010.

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Thursday, August 4, 2011

New Jeans Help You “Sag” A Little More Efficiently

Your Black World reports.

Be prepared to witness the “genius” of urban marketing.  New Sagz jeans are built for those men who just don’t want to take the time to pull up their pants, but also want the mobility they would have if they actually did.   The jeans come with built-in boxer shorts that clamp to the waste as tightly as a belt, but still give the world a chance to see your underwear.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Rapper Soulja Boy Owes a ton of Money to the IRS

By JasmineHughes

Despite his alleged $55 million purchase of a G5 private jet for his 21rst birthday, the Atlanta rapper, Soulja Boy, isn’t as financially sound as he seems. The IRS recently filed a $26,000 lien against Soulja Boy for delinquent taxes. READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY →