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Smokey Robinson To Be Honored For Charitable Projects

Smokey Robinson To Be Honored For Charitable Projects

NEW YORK (AP) — Smokey Robinson is getting an award — this time for his charitable efforts. The icon will be honored on May 19 by the MusiCares MAP Fund, which provides members of the music community access to addiction recovery treatment regardless of their financial situation. Singers CeeLo Green, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, El DeBarge…MORE

Christopher Williams Has New Music, Says ‘Pray’ For Ex-Wife Stacey Dash

Christopher Williams Has New Music, Says ‘Pray’ For Ex-Wife Stacey Dash

Most known for his  hit Promises, Promises and his role in New Jack City, singer, songwriter and actor Christopher Williams is releasing new music! The Remedy, which drops September 2016, promises to be an exciting new chapter in his life. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his ex Stacey Dash and which side he’ll be on…MORE

Gladys Knight Sings Happy Birthday To Police Officer During Traffic Stop

Gladys Knight Sings Happy Birthday To Police Officer During Traffic Stop

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police in Utah say an officer who pulled over soul singer Gladys Knight was treated to an impromptu rendition of “Happy Birthday.” Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts says Knight was a passenger in the car stopped for speeding about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City on Wednesday night.…MORE

‘Martin’ star texts cheating husband’s sex tape in divorce announcement

Tichina Arnold and Rico Hines in 2011 Photo: FilmMagic   Talk about dropping a bomb over text. Tichina Arnold informed her loved ones via mass text that she was divorcing husband Rico Hines because he had been unfaithful and she sent along a sex tape as proof. According to TMZ, the actress, best known for playing…MORE

Latest: Powerball jackpot reaches $900 million

  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The latest on Saturday’s Powerball drawing (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The Powerball jackpot has increased to $900 million just hours before the drawing. The drawing will be held at 10:59 p.m. EST Saturday Lottery officials say a winner would have the option of being paid $900 million through…MORE

Natalie Cole, legendary songstress, dead at 65

Natalie Cole, legendary songstress, dead at 65

Her optimism amid personal struggles was inspirational. Her voice? Unforgettable. Natalie Cole has died, reports the Associated Press and TMZ. She was 65. “I think that I am a walking testimony that you can have scars,” she told CBS’s Sunday Morning in 2006. “You can go through turbulent times and still have victory in your life.”…MORE

Clinton Portis owes his mom $500K, $5 million in total debt

Clinton Portis owes his mom $500K, $5 million in total debt

Clinton Portis filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November. And the filings, published by Deadspin, reveal that the former NFL running back owes a lot of money to a lot of people … including his mom. AdChoices Portis’s debt to creditors, in total, adds up to $4,857,659.50 — a number equivalent to more than 11…MORE

Marvin Gaye’s Son Says Baby Mama Wants ‘Blurred Lines’ Money

Marvin Gaye’s Son Says Baby Mama Wants ‘Blurred Lines’ Money

Marvin Gaye III and his family may have won $7.4 million dollars from Robin Thicke and Pharrell‘s Blurred Lines hit, but it looks like Gaye’s baby mama is asking for her share. TMZ.com reports: According to court docs, Gaye III owes Deanna Holly $62,564.44 in back child support … and L.A. county stepped in to…MORE

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Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-20-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-20-19)

MNPS teacher placed on leave for homework about the n-word An English teacher with Metro Nashville Public Schools has been placed on leave pending a disciplinary review for  homework in question  assigned to 30 students at Cane Ridge High School in Antioch.  The assignment was for them to write a one-page paper on the derogatory term…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-19-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-19-19)

Community Oversight Board Executive Director resigns William Weeden, the director of Nashville’s Community Oversight Board resigned Monday. Weeden stepped down from his after months of clashes between the board and Metro Police. The board confirmed Weeden’s decision but didn’t clarify his reasoning. It is unclear who will take over as the COB’s Executive Director. 3 People Shot &…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-18-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-18-19)

Trump Adviser Roger Stone Found Guilty of Witness Tampering, Lying to Congress Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone was convicted of seven crimes on Friday, including witness tampering and lying to Congress. Stone is the sixth Trump aide to be convicted of charges brought as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Trump tweeted that the…