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Yolonda Beech better known as Yolo Bee is a radio host in Nashville, TN. on 92.1 (WQQK), a Cumulus Station. She has been in radio for over 15 years and can be heard Monday through Friday from 10am until 2pm hosting one of the top shows in the Music City.

She is the producer and co-host of Let’s Talk with Ernie Allen, a community affairs program known to host city leaders, politicians, and community activists across Middle Tennessee.

You can say Yolonda was destined to be a powerhouse in radio; she followed in the footsteps of her late father, Nashville’s very own radio personality Lloyal “Candyman” Hoard (WVOL).

Yolonda was born and raised in Nashville, TN., graduated at the top of her class, a Cum Laude graduate from Tennessee State University, receiving her Bachelor of Arts & Science degree. She enjoys being involved in the community, traveling, reading and most importantly spending time with family.

 

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Jussie Smollett sentencing scheduled for March 10

Jussie Smollett sentencing scheduled for March 10

The former ‘Empire’ actor faces a maximum of three years in prison for staging a fake hate crime in 2019.A date has been set for Jussie Smollett’s sentencing. On March 10, the actor/singer will find out his punishment after being convicted of staging a fake hate crime on himself, per CNN.Smollett, best known for his…MORE

Billionaire Robert F. Smith Emerges As Potential Bidder For Denver Broncos. Could He Be The First Black NFL Team Owner?

Billionaire Robert F. Smith Emerges As Potential Bidder For Denver Broncos. Could He Be The First Black NFL Team Owner?

He helped Morehouse grads by taking care of their student debt, now he could become an NFL team owner.Billionaire Robert F. Smith could become the first Black majority owner of an NFL franchise if he wins a bidding war to purchase the Denver Broncos.Sports business website Front Office Sports reported on Jan. 20 that Smith,…MORE

Watch The Epic Super Bowl LVI Halftime Trailer featuring: EMINEM, DR. DRE, KENDRICK LAMAR, MARY J. BLIGE, AND SNOOP DOGG

Watch The Epic Super Bowl LVI Halftime Trailer featuring: EMINEM, DR. DRE, KENDRICK LAMAR, MARY J. BLIGE, AND SNOOP DOGG

EMINEM, DR. DRE, KENDRICK LAMAR, MARY J. BLIGE, AND SNOOP DOGG APPEAR IN THE HYPE-BUILDING SPOT TEASING THEIR SUPER BOWL LVI HALFTIME SHOW APPEARANCESuper Bowl LVI is almost here, and with it, the highly-anticipated Pepsi Halftime Show featuring what are sure to be iconic performances from Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, and…MORE

When Legends Link Up?! Rumors Swirl That Reality TV Titans Tiffany Pollard & NeNe Leakes Will Be On ‘Celebrity Big Brother’

When Legends Link Up?! Rumors Swirl That Reality TV Titans Tiffany Pollard & NeNe Leakes Will Be On ‘Celebrity Big Brother’

Two Reality TV Titans/ Goddesses of GIFs/ Meme Majesties may be joining this season of Celebrity Big Brother and the Internet’s already in shambles.According to Bravo insider Anthony Dominic, former Real Housewives of Atlanta star Nene Leakes and Flavor of Love alum Tiffany “New York” Pollard might be joining Season 3 of the hit reality…MORE

Ciara And Russell Wilson Announce New Joint Fragrance, ‘The Fragrance Duo Harmony’ By R&C Fragrance

Ciara And Russell Wilson Announce New Joint Fragrance, ‘The Fragrance Duo Harmony’ By R&C Fragrance

Ciara and Russell Wilson took to Instagram to announce their new, joint fragrance, dropping January 20.Ciara and Russell Wilson have a new, joint business venture up their sleeves and we can’t wait to get our hands on it! Yesterday, the singer took to Instagram to announce her and her hubby’s new fragrance, The Fragrance Duo…MORE

‘All I’ll See Is Rudy’: Keshia Knight Pulliam Sparks Fan Debate After She Says She Wants to Play Janet Jackson In a Biopic

‘All I’ll See Is Rudy’: Keshia Knight Pulliam Sparks Fan Debate After She Says She Wants to Play Janet Jackson In a Biopic

Former child star Keshia Knight Pulliam reveals that she would like to play Janet Jackson one day in a biopic. The woman that once stole America’s hearts as “Rudy” on “The Cosby Show,” tells Nick Cannon that she would like to play the famous Jackson, who also started on TV as a little girl.Talk show…MORE

André Leon Talley, Icon of Fashion Journalism and Former Editor-at-Large at Vogue, Dies at 73

André Leon Talley, Icon of Fashion Journalism and Former Editor-at-Large at Vogue, Dies at 73

André Leon Talley, a titan of fashion journalism who served as creative director and editor-at-large at U.S. Vogue, died on Tuesday at a hospital in White Plains, N.Y. He was 73 years old. A cause of death was not immediately available.Talley’s death was confirmed through the figure’s official Instagram page. One of the most celebrated…MORE

T.I. Says ‘Nobody F*cking With Me’ on the Mic, Throws Kanye, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, and Nas’ Names in the Mix

T.I. Says ‘Nobody F*cking With Me’ on the Mic, Throws Kanye, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, and Nas’ Names in the Mix

In a new video shared on his Instagram Stories, T.I. proclaimed that “nobody fucking with me” when it comes to music, not even Jay-Z or Kanye West.The rapper/actor isn’t as prolific as he once was, something he’s admitted himself, but maintains that he’s among the best when it comes to hip-hop. He previously indicated his…MORE

PETE DAVIDSON HIRES EXTRA SECURITY AFTER THREATS FROM KANYE WEST

PETE DAVIDSON HIRES EXTRA SECURITY AFTER THREATS FROM KANYE WEST

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson are having a nice time together. Kanye has recently been causing a lot of drama surrounding the couple, even threatening Pete in one of his songs. Pete claimed earlier that he found the threat hilarious, but he just hired additional security for himself.According to Pete Davidson‘s friends, the SNL comic…MORE

How a nineties Liberal ‘cancel culture’ derailed the career of dancehall icon, Shabba Ranks

How a nineties Liberal ‘cancel culture’ derailed the career of dancehall icon, Shabba Ranks

In the early nineties, Jamaican deejay, Rexton Rawlston Fernando aka Shabba Ranks dominated reggae dancehall and had been a hot name in mainstream music. The Ting-a-ling deejay is credited for exporting reggae dancehall to the far east and in countries like Japan.Shabba’s songs were mostly erotic club hits, and his style of music inspired a…MORE

Mimi Faust & Ty Young Are Officially Engaged

Mimi Faust & Ty Young Are Officially Engaged

She Said ‘Yes’–Again! Mimi Faust & Ty Young Are Officially Re-Engaged After 2020 Break UpCongratulations are in order for Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star Mimi Faust and her baller boo Ty Young. The two lovebirds are officially engaged, again!Young, a former player with the Atlanta Dream, proposed to Mimi during her 50th birthday bash…MORE

The Grammy Awards Postponed Indefinitely

The Grammy Awards Postponed Indefinitely

Time to take a pause.The surge of the omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to infiltrate all facets of society. The latest to take an L is the music recording industry as the annual Grammy Awards have been postponed.Variety reports that a rep for the Grammys has confirmed that the annual ceremony that honors…MORE

NFL explores Super Bowl move from Los Angeles to Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium

NFL explores Super Bowl move from Los Angeles to Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium

The NFL is exploring contingencies if COVID-19 restrictions in the Los Angeles area appear they will be too onerous to hold the Super Bowl.WFAA, citing a Dallas Cowboys front-office source, reports the league has had “preliminary discussions” about moving the Big Game from SoFi Stadium to AT&T Stadium in Arlington.NFL spokesperson Brian McCarthy confirmed to…MORE

‘Who’s Gonna Perform?’: Jermaine Dupri Claims Diddy Can’t Battle Him In ‘Verzuz’ Because He No Longer Speaks to Most of the Artists He Collaborated with

‘Who’s Gonna Perform?’: Jermaine Dupri Claims Diddy Can’t Battle Him In ‘Verzuz’ Because He No Longer Speaks to Most of the Artists He Collaborated with

Jermaine Dupri may have just crushed any hope fans had of seeing him and fellow super producer Sean “Diddy” Combs take the stage together for a “Verzuz” event.During an appearance on the “New Rory & Mal” podcast on Wednesday, Jan. 5, with co-hosts Rory and Mal, the So So Def founder spoke on the possibility…MORE

ACTOR CHRIS TUCKER CHOSE FAITH OVER $10 MILLION MOVIE ROLE: HE SAID NO TO LANGUAGE & SMOKING

ACTOR CHRIS TUCKER CHOSE FAITH OVER $10 MILLION MOVIE ROLE: HE SAID NO TO LANGUAGE & SMOKING

In 1995, actor Chris Tucker co-starred in the comedy “Friday,” about unemployed marijuana-using friends Craig Jones (Ice Cube) and Smokey (Chris Tucker) who owe a local drug dealer money. The movie was critically acclaimed and a commercial success, spawning two sequels in 2000 and 2002.Noticeably missing from the sequels though was Tucker, who people assumed…MORE

‘Something’s Just Not Adding Up’ | Shannon Sharpe Wants To Understand The Real Story Behind Antonio Brown Situation

‘Something’s Just Not Adding Up’ | Shannon Sharpe Wants To Understand The Real Story Behind Antonio Brown Situation

It’s been three days since Antonio Brown left the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sideline after taking off his jersey and pads. But the speculation as to the reason why continues.Many people, including his teammate Tom Brady, alluded to mental health. There were reports that he and the team differed over his physical health status. The latest…MORE

Macy’s is closing more stores in 2022. Will your location close? See the list.

Macy’s is closing more stores in 2022. Will your location close? See the list.

More Macy’s stores are slated to permanently close in 2022.Days into the new year, the department store chain confirmed a new round of store closures to USA TODAY. Macy’s Inc., which also runs Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury, identified six Macy’s and one Bloomingdale’s Outlet store that will shutter in this round. (See the list below.)“Stores remain…MORE

Pooh Shiesty Pleads Guilty to Firearms Conspiracy

Pooh Shiesty Pleads Guilty to Firearms Conspiracy

The plea deal means the Back in Blood rapper is no longer facing a possible life sentence for allegedly shooting a man in the buttocks at a Florida hotelJailed rapper Pooh Shiesty pleaded guilty to a single firearms conspiracy charge Tuesday under a deal with federal prosecutors that means he’s no longer facing a possible…MORE

Coko (SWV) was one of the hundreds of people who were stranded on Interstate 95 in Northern Virginia due to dangerous road conditions from a winter storm

Coko (SWV) was one of the hundreds of people who were stranded on Interstate 95 in Northern Virginia due to dangerous road conditions from a winter storm

On Tuesday (Jan. 4), the SWV singer took to Instagram to share an account of what she went through after being stuck in her vehicle for almost 10 hours. “Today is a great day!! I don’t look like what I’ve been through!” she captioned the post.“Yesterday. I was stuck on I95 north for 9.5 hours!…MORE

Lil Wayne’s bodyguard pressing charges against him

Lil Wayne’s bodyguard pressing charges against him

Lil Wayne’s former bodyguard wants the rapper prosecuted for allegedly assaulting him and then pointing a high-powered machine gun at him in his Hollywood Hills home. The unidentified ex-security guard originally called the police and told them that he did not want to press charges. No word on what precipitated his decision to now follow…MORE

‘RHOA’ Star Marlo Hampton Says Co-Stars Aren’t Happy About Her Being Full-Time Now: ‘We Have Some People Mad’

‘RHOA’ Star Marlo Hampton Says Co-Stars Aren’t Happy About Her Being Full-Time Now: ‘We Have Some People Mad’

It’s been a long time coming, but Marlo Hampton is now an official housewife on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Hampton has been in a friend role since being introduced to viewers. Time and time again, she’s proven she’s worthy of full-time status. And after several years of feuding with the cast, including a major…MORE

Lori Harvey hints about being pregnant

Lori Harvey hints about being pregnant

Socialite Lori Harvey sent out a cryptic message that had her four million Instagram fans believing that she and her boyfriend Michael B. Jordan might be expecting.During the New Year’s Eve celebration, the step-daughter of Steve Harvey posted this Instagram story showing her and the Creed star dressed up prior to the festivities. But it…MORE

PHARRELL AND ADIDAS TO LAUNCH FUTURISTIC SNEAKER-BOOT

PHARRELL AND ADIDAS TO LAUNCH FUTURISTIC SNEAKER-BOOT

Meet the newest collaborative model. For the latest addition to the Adidas x Pharrell Humanrace partnership, Skateboard P brings his unique perspective to the NMD S1. Arriving in a white, yellow, and blue colorway, the Hu NMD S1 RYAT builds off the chunky NMD S1 sole. The reinvention swaps out the knit upper for leather and suede makeup with dotted accents. Blending…MORE

Selling Tampa’s Sharelle Rosado welcomes baby girl with fiancé Chad Johnson

Selling Tampa’s Sharelle Rosado welcomes baby girl with fiancé Chad Johnson

Sharelle Rosado exclusively revealed her pregnancy news to PEOPLE back in August.Sharelle Rosado’s little girl is here!The luxury real estate broker, 33, welcomed her fourth baby, a daughter named Serenity “Hurricane” Paula, with fiancé Chad Johnson, he announced Sunday on Instagram.The former NFL player, 43, shared the exciting news with a photo of himself in…MORE

Chris Brown Announces New Single ‘iFFY’

Chris Brown Announces New Single ‘iFFY’

Chris Brown is gearing up to launch his new era of music. To celebrate the new year, the Grammy-winning singer announced that his new single “iFFY” will release on January 14.Brown shared a cinematic trailer for what appears to be the official music video. “BREEZY SEASON COMING! 2022 NEW ERA UNLOCKED. PRESAVE LINK IN BIO,”…MORE

Halle Berry fakes wedding to boyfriend Van Hunt

Halle Berry fakes wedding to boyfriend Van Hunt

Halle Berry pulled a fast one over a lot of her celebrity friends over the New Year’s holiday weekend by making it look like she had gotten married again.Showing a photo of herself with boyfriend Van Hunt at some unknown exotic resort on New Year’s Day, Berry told her 7.5 million Instagram followers that this…MORE

Cardi B Launches ‘Centerfold’ Project As First Move As Playboy Creative Director

Cardi B Launches ‘Centerfold’ Project As First Move As Playboy Creative Director

Cardi B is Playboy’s first-ever creative director in residence.Cardi B’s first project as Playboy Creative Director in Residence is already here.Announced via Instagram on Christmas Eve, it’s a new platform they’re calling “Centerfold”.“My first project with @playboy !!! introducing CENTERFOLD, so excited to share this platform with so many amazing creators @playboycenterfold,” the 29-year old…MORE

50 Cent Reveals a Harsh Truth on Why People Dislike Floyd Mayweather (VIDEO)

50 Cent Reveals a Harsh Truth on Why People Dislike Floyd Mayweather (VIDEO)

Floyd Mayweather redefined the sport of boxing with his unusual boxing prowess. ‘TBE’ employed a defensive game plan across all his fights, and with that, he ended up being undefeated throughout his career. While many appreciated Mayweather for his skills, there were still some fans who disregarded Mayweather for whatever he brought to the table.Recently,…MORE

Future: ‘I’m Bigger Than Jay-Z’ (VIDEO)

Future: ‘I’m Bigger Than Jay-Z’ (VIDEO)

The Atlanta rapper made the declaration after his Rolling Loud set.Future is a big deal, but the biggest?That’s what the Atlanta rapper says he believes. Days after Kanye West made a surprise appearance at his Rolling Loud California set, he compared himself to Jay-Z.“In the streets, I’m bigger than Jigga. Ima run me a B…MORE

Tyler Perry’s Bentley smashed in car accident

Tyler Perry’s Bentley smashed in car accident

Movie mogul Tyler Perry was involved in a car accident in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening, Dec. 15, 2021, shortly after leaving the airport. The founder of Tyler Perry Studios had just landed in Burbank, California, and was driving to one of his West Coast homes, in Sherman Oaks, an upscale section of L.A. in…MORE

Megan Thee Stallion Inks Netflix

Megan Thee Stallion Inks Netflix

The award-winning rapper will produce a series with the streaming giant.Megan Thee Stallion is venturing into television after inking a first-look deal with Netflix. According to Deadline, the “Hot Girl Summer” rapper will produce a tv-series and other projects for the streaming service. “I’ve always had a passion for telling creative and entertaining stories,” the…MORE

Disturbing Details About Tory Lanez & Megan Thee Stallion Shooting Revealed

Disturbing Details About Tory Lanez & Megan Thee Stallion Shooting Revealed

New, disturbing details from the case involving Megan Thee Stallion and Tory Lanez have emerged. According to reports, LAPD Detective Ryan Stogner testified during a court hearing on Tuesday that Tory — real name Daystar Peterson — shouted “Dance, b*!” before shooting the “Body” rapper in the foot. He told the court:“[Megan] observed Mr. Peterson…MORE

Aaliyah’s Posthumous Song With The Weeknd “Poison” Coming Soon: Report

Aaliyah’s Posthumous Song With The Weeknd “Poison” Coming Soon: Report

A posthumous track from Aaliyah called “Poison” featuring The Weeknd has reportedly been sent to urban radio.The rollout is officially beginning for Aaliyah’s posthumous studio album, which has been teased for much of this year. The first single from the project was reportedly revealed by HitsDailyDouble, which reports that a song called “Poison” featuring The…MORE

Travis Scott Dropped from 2022 Coachella Festival Lineup Amid Astroworld Tragedy

Travis Scott Dropped from 2022 Coachella Festival Lineup Amid Astroworld Tragedy

The deadly concert left 10 dead and hundreds more injured.Travis Scott suffers yet another fallout amid his “Astroworld Festival” tragedy that left ten dead and hundreds more injured.According to an initial report from radio station KESQ in Palm Springs, Fl, the “Sicko Mode” rapper has been removed from his headlining spot at the 2022 Coachella…MORE

Chris Brown Is Expecting His Third Child

Chris Brown Is Expecting His Third Child

Sounds like Chris Brown is expanding his family.Word on the street is the R&B entertainer is expecting his third child as his ex-girlfriend, Diamond Brown, is pregnant and due any day now. Diamond recently confirmed her bun in the oven with a selfie via Instagram Story, but she did not reveal whether Brown is the…MORE

Pharrell Brought To Tears Receiving Honorary Doctorate & Marching Band Uniform From HBCU Norfolk State University

Pharrell Brought To Tears Receiving Honorary Doctorate & Marching Band Uniform From HBCU Norfolk State University

We already know Pharrell Williams loves giving back to his community in Virginia, so his latest move should come as no surprise.On Saturday, December 11, the producer wanted to inspire the youth who come from the sam background as him, telling the newest graduates of a historically black university in Virginia to act like “the…MORE

Amazon Music to stream ‘Free Larry Hoover’ Kanye West, Drake benefit concert

Amazon Music to stream ‘Free Larry Hoover’ Kanye West, Drake benefit concert

Thursday’s concert, live from Los Angeles, can be seen on Amazon Prime Video, the Amazon Music app, and its Twitch channel.Amazon Music and Prime Video announced on Tuesday they will exclusively Livestream this week’s “Free Larry Hoover” benefit concert, which features Kanye West and Drake.The concert will be held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum,…MORE

Serena & Venus Williams’ Father Richard Set To Lose $1.1 Million Florida Home To Foreclosure Due To Fight With Ex-Wife

Serena & Venus Williams’ Father Richard Set To Lose $1.1 Million Florida Home To Foreclosure Due To Fight With Ex-Wife

Serena & Venus’ father Richard Williams, who is being portrayed by Will Smith in King Richard, is set to lose his longtime home to foreclosure after a lengthy court battle with his ex-wife. Back in 2017, then 75-year-old Richard filed for divorce from his then 38-year-old wife Lakeisha Williams. In court, Serena and Venus’ father…MORE

Serena & Venus Williams’ Half-Sister  Says Will Smith Should Be ‘Ashamed’ For Not Portraying The ‘Full Story’ Of Her Absent Father #KingRichard

Serena & Venus Williams’ Half-Sister Says Will Smith Should Be ‘Ashamed’ For Not Portraying The ‘Full Story’ Of Her Absent Father #KingRichard

Serena and Venus Williams’ half-sister thinks the movie about their father’s life and the role he played in guiding the tennis players to superstardom is laughable.King Richard tells the story of Richard Williams, who is portrayed by two-time Academy Award nominee Will Smith. But according to Sabrina Williams, the film leaves out the first 30…MORE

Irv Gotti says Ashanti re-recording her first album is to keep him from profiting off masters he owns

Irv Gotti says Ashanti re-recording her first album is to keep him from profiting off masters he owns

The Murder Inc. founder says the singer’s move is a method of devaluing her original master recordings that he says he owns.Murder Inc. founder Irv Gotti responded to Ashanti’s announcement that she will be re-recording her eponymous debut album. The music mogul said the singer/songwriter is “trying to f— me out of my masters” with…MORE

Kamala Harris Becomes First Woman to Be Acting President

Kamala Harris Becomes First Woman to Be Acting President

While President Joe Biden underwent a colonoscopy, he transferred power to Vice-President Kamala Harris, making her the first woman to be acting president in the history of the U.S., reports CNN. Jen Psaki, White House Press Secretary, explained that the temporary transfer of powers for medical reasons was not unprecedented and it coincides with procedures…MORE

Maxwell To Accept ‘Legend’ Honor At The 2021 ‘Soul Train Awards’

Maxwell To Accept ‘Legend’ Honor At The 2021 ‘Soul Train Awards’

Three-time GRAMMY® award-winning singer-songwriter and producer Maxwell will receive the ‘Legend’ award at the 2021 Soul Train Awards. Award-winning and multiplatinum singer/songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, and author Ashanti will be the recipient of the ‘Lady of Soul’ honor. The 2021 Soul Train Awards premieres Sunday, November 28 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her.“It’s…MORE

Travis Scott Cancels Upcoming Show in Saudi Arabia

Travis Scott Cancels Upcoming Show in Saudi Arabia

The “Highest In The Room” rapper scrapped his $5.5 million one-off show. The Astroworld fallout continues as Travis Scott has reportedly canceled an upcoming show in Saudi Arabia. According to Variety, the “Highest In The Room” rapper already scrapped this weekend’s Day N Vegas performance, and his “one-off show” in Saudi Arabia, which was scheduled…MORE

Wendy Williams Gives Update On Health & Return To Show: “Wendy Has To Focus On Wendy”

Wendy Williams Gives Update On Health & Return To Show: “Wendy Has To Focus On Wendy”

After recently contracting COVID-19 and going through a mental health battle simultaneously, media maven Wendy Williams has admittedly seen better days in both her life and career.With millions of fans left wondering if she’ll ever return to her throne at The Wendy Williams Show after a series of recent guest hosts, the titular star herself…MORE

Al B. Sure! Reveals His Cousin Christopher Williams Is In A Coma – UPDATE now available

Al B. Sure! Reveals His Cousin Christopher Williams Is In A Coma – UPDATE now available

THE R&B CROONER REVEALED THE SHOCKING NEWS OF HIS DEAR FRIEND AND CLOSE FAMILY MEMBER’S CONDITION VIA SOCIAL MEDIA. Al B. Sure! shared some shocking news with his fans yesterday evening regarding the medical issues that fellow 80’s R&B singer Christopher Williams is allegedly suffering from.The singer, real name Albert Joseph Brown III, shared via…MORE

Yung Joc And Kendra Robinson Got Married

Yung Joc And Kendra Robinson Got Married

The ‘Love & Hip Hop’ stars are officially married, and we have highlights from the star-studded event.Yung Joc and attorney Kendra Robinson are officially married! The couple exchanged vows in front of their closest friends and family members on Sunday (Nov. 7), and lucky for you, we have a few highlights from the star-studded event.While…MORE

GLADYS KNIGHT’S SON, SHANGA HANKERSON, SENTENCED TO PRISON, MUST PAY $1M FOR CHICKEN AND WAFFLES RESTAURANT TAXES

GLADYS KNIGHT’S SON, SHANGA HANKERSON, SENTENCED TO PRISON, MUST PAY $1M FOR CHICKEN AND WAFFLES RESTAURANT TAXES

After years of dragging his legendary mother’s name through the mud over shady business practices, Shanga Hankerson, the son of soul singer Gladys Knight, is headed to federal prison.Hankerson, the former owner of the Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles restaurant in Atlanta, was sentenced to prison over tax issues at the once-famed restaurant because he…MORE

Missy Elliot Received A Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Missy Elliot Received A Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Four-time Grammy-award-winning rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer Missy Elliott will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce reports.Elliott’s star will be located outside the new location of Amoeba Music on Hollywood Boulevard. To celebrate the honoree, Ciara, Lizzo, and Elliott’s manager Mona Scott-Young will all…MORE

Kylie Jenner says Travis Scott was not ‘aware of any fatalities’ until after Astroworld Festival concert

Kylie Jenner says Travis Scott was not ‘aware of any fatalities’ until after Astroworld Festival concert

Travis Scott and his partner Kylie Jenner said they were “devastated” to learn that at least eight people, including teenagers, died after a chaotic crowd surge toward a stage where the rapper was performing at Friday’s Astroworld Festival in Houston.Jenner, the cosmetics mogul, and reality TV star said the two were not aware of fatalities…MORE

Joe Budden Appears To Comes Out As Bisexual

Joe Budden Appears To Comes Out As Bisexual

Joe Budden seemingly came out on the latest episode of his podcast, saying that he is bisexual.Joe Budden has officially come out as bisexual on his podcast, claiming that he is sexually attracted to both men and women. This comes after years of speculation about the retired rapper’s sexuality.“I’m bisexual,” he said on his show…MORE

Fu-Gee-Later: The Fugees Reunion Tour Postponed

Fu-Gee-Later: The Fugees Reunion Tour Postponed

See ya next year.Fans of the Fugees just got hit with a gut punch. The New Jersey Hip-Hop trio of Lauryn Hill, Pras Michel, and Wyclef Jean announced that their planned fall tour has unfortunately been postponed.In a statement posted on their official IG account, the Fugees relayed that they’ve decided to delay the tour…MORE

Cardi B to Host 2021 American Music Awards

Cardi B to Host 2021 American Music Awards

Multi-platinum rap superstar Cardi B will host the 2021 American Music Awards,In what’s sure to be an epic celebration of music, the five-time AMA winner expressed excitement about hosting the awards show for the first time.“When I received the invite to host the AMAs, I was so excited,” Cardi said in a statement. “I’m ready…MORE

Ronnie Wilson, Gap Band Co-Founder, Passes Away At 73

Ronnie Wilson, Gap Band Co-Founder, Passes Away At 73

Ronnie Wilson, the older brother of Charlie Wilson and one-third of the legendary Gap Band, has passed away.According to TMZ, Wilson passed away at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Tuesday (November 2). His wife Linda Boulware-Wilson said Wilson passed away peacefully as he held her hand before he drew his final breath.Ronnie Wilson suffered…MORE

AKA Sorority Director Taking Legal Action Against ‘Insecure’

AKA Sorority Director Taking Legal Action Against ‘Insecure’

The organization’s leader is “taking steps to protect our brand.”Alpha Kappa Alpha’s director is reportedly seeking legal action against Insecure after the series season debut featured characters wearing clothes featuring the sorority’s logo and colors.The fifth season premiere episode of the hit HBO series sparked backlash from members of the AKA on Twitter, who tweeted…MORE

Ice Cube will be missing out on a $9 million dollar payday thanks to his decision to curve getting vaccinated.

Ice Cube will be missing out on a $9 million dollar payday thanks to his decision to curve getting vaccinated.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Ice Cube will be missing out on a $9 million dollar payday thanks to his decision to curve getting vaccinated. Cube, born O’Shea Jackson, would have been starring opposite Jack Black.Reportedly, Black and Cube partnered on the project back in June with filming to down over the winter in Hawaii.…MORE

Keshia Knight Pulliam To Lead Course At HBCU To Fuel The Next Generation Of Black Entrepreneurs

Keshia Knight Pulliam To Lead Course At HBCU To Fuel The Next Generation Of Black Entrepreneurs

A new face will be joining Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Clark Atlanta University to inspire the next generation of Black entrepreneurs. Hollywood veteran Keshia Knight Pulliam — most recognized for her roles on “The Cosby Show” and “Tyler Perry House of Payne” — will become the newest partner of Now and Later® candy…MORE

Megan Thee Stallion just took her TSU graduation photos

Megan Thee Stallion just took her TSU graduation photos

The Houston rapper posted a few photos on Instagram of her graduation cap.It’s a smart girl fall, y’all. Megan Thee Stallion is about to graduate from Texas Southern University. She posted on Instagram posing with a glittered graduation cap, emblazoned with the phrase, “Real Hot Girl Sh*t.” CARTI PARTY: Houston fans blame long lines, a…MORE

Issa Rae, Amanda Seales respond to critics of sorority affiliation on ‘Insecure’

Issa Rae, Amanda Seales respond to critics of sorority affiliation on ‘Insecure’

Seales’ character has been an Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority member since the show’s beginning.Issa Rae’s acclaimed HBO series Insecure returned Sunday for its fifth and final season, and critics wasted no time pouncing on co-star Amanda Seales over her character’s Tiffany’s Alpha Kappa Alpha membership.Day-one Insecure fans might remember that it was established in the…MORE

Huey P. Newton Honored With Statue Commemorating the 55th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party

Huey P. Newton Honored With Statue Commemorating the 55th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party

Huey P. Newton, the revolutionary co-founder of the Black Panther Party, was honored with a bronze bust to commemorate the party’s 55th anniversary, the Associated Press reports.The unveiling of the bust took place on Sunday at Dr. Huey P. Newton Way and Mandela Parkway, near the very spot where Newton was murdered in 1989. According…MORE

‘RHOA’s Marlo Hampton Finally Gets a Peach!

‘RHOA’s Marlo Hampton Finally Gets a Peach!

After years of appearing on the show as a “friend,” and after years of fans begging for her to be given a (rightfully earned) peach, Marlo Hampton will be joining “Real Housewives of Atlanta” as a full-time Housewife.Variety revealed that Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, and Drew Sidora would be returning for season 14. The publication…MORE

SNOOP DOGG MOTHER, BEVERLY TATE, DIES

SNOOP DOGG MOTHER, BEVERLY TATE, DIES

Snoop Dogg’s mother, Beverly Tate, has died … this according to her own son. The rapper broke the news Sunday, posting a tribute to her on Instagram and writing … “Thank u god for giving me an angel 🕊 for a mother 💖🙏🏽🌹💝 TWMA.” There’s another post where he thanks his mom for having him.…MORE

Spike Lee, Nate Parker sued for copyright infringement over ‘American Skin’

Spike Lee, Nate Parker sued for copyright infringement over ‘American Skin’

Two independent filmmaking brothers claim that Parker and Lee’s 2019 film stole several elements from their 2017 screenplay. Spike Lee and Nate Parker were hit with a lawsuit over copyright infringement by independent filmmakers and brothers Selton and Langston Shaw. The Shaws claim that Lee and Parker’s film, American Skin, stole from their screenplay, A…MORE

‘She’s a completely different shade’: Critics claim Beyonce’s skin tone has been lightened in new Tiffany ad to make her look ‘white European’ – and say it sends a message that it’s ‘more desirable’ than being black

‘She’s a completely different shade’: Critics claim Beyonce’s skin tone has been lightened in new Tiffany ad to make her look ‘white European’ – and say it sends a message that it’s ‘more desirable’ than being black

• Date Night, a new advert released by luxury jewelry brand Tiffany & Co this week sees Beyonce, Jay-Z, and their daughter Blue Ivy appear together• However, some critics have suggested Beyonce’s skin tone in the commercial looks considerably lighter than it really is• Writer Dominique Samuels said it ‘sends out the message lighter skin…MORE

ATLANTA DECLARES OCTOBER 20th, LIL NAS X DAY

ATLANTA DECLARES OCTOBER 20th, LIL NAS X DAY

Lil Nas X is getting his own special day in Atlanta … the city just declared a day in honor of the “Industry Baby” rapper.The Atlanta City Council is behind the move to proclaim Oct. 20 as “Lil Nas X Day” … and they just surprised Nas with a plaque commemorating the special honor.ATL says…MORE

FLAVOR FLAV ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC BATTERY

FLAVOR FLAV ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC BATTERY

Flavor Flav landed in jail after being arrested for a domestic violence incident earlier this month in Nevada … TMZ has learned.According to law enforcement … the Public Enemy co-founder was booked on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery on Oct. 5 by the Henderson PD.We’re told cops responded to a call about a domestic…MORE

Kanye West officially changes name to Ye

Kanye West officially changes name to Ye

Los Angeles judge approves the request of the rapper, producer, and fashion designer to legally change his nameThe singer Kanye West will from now on formally be known simply by the name Ye.A Los Angeles judge late on Monday approved the request of the rapper, producer, and fashion designer to legally change his name from…MORE

Netflix Drops Trailer For Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay’s ‘Colin in Black & White’ (WATCH)

Netflix Drops Trailer For Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay’s ‘Colin in Black & White’ (WATCH)

“It was vitally important to me that this wasn’t another autobiographical series about a famous person as a child,” said DuVernay.Netflix has released the official trailer for Colin in Black & White the Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick created series based on the athlete’s life story. The official synopsis describes “a bold new dramatic limited…MORE

Lil’ Kim Says Nick Cannon Is Now Her Manager (VIDEO)

Lil’ Kim Says Nick Cannon Is Now Her Manager (VIDEO)

Lil’ Kim’s career is being guided by Nick Cannon.The rapper revealed her current connection to Cannon in Complex’s interview series “Hiking With Rappers,” for which she joined host King Keraun on some Los Angeles trails, but spent more time chatting about her career in a golf cart.Lil’ Kim at first insisted she jogs five miles…MORE

Rapper Eve Officially Pregnant With First Child: “You All Know How Long We’ve Been Waiting For This Blessing”

Rapper Eve Officially Pregnant With First Child: “You All Know How Long We’ve Been Waiting For This Blessing”

Rapper, Actress and Daytime Talk Show host Eve is adding a new title to her growing list. The “Queens” star has new reason to celebrate as she’s just unveiled that she is expecting her first child with husband Maximillion Cooper. “Can you believe it @mrgumball3000 we finally get to tell everyone!!!!!” She captioned the post.…MORE

Tyga arrested on a felony domestic violence charge

Tyga arrested on a felony domestic violence charge

Tyga has been arrested on a felony domestic violence charge following allegations of abuse by his ex-girlfriend, Camaryn Swanson.The Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollywood division booked the “Rack City” rapper — real name Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson — Tuesday morning, according to the department’s media relations division, which tweeted the news. He was later released after…MORE

Ted Sarandos Says Netflix Will Not Take Down Dave Chappelle’s ‘The Closer’

Ted Sarandos Says Netflix Will Not Take Down Dave Chappelle’s ‘The Closer’

Netflix co-CEO and chief content officer Ted Sarandos addressed the controversy surrounding Dave Chappelle’s jokes about the trans community in his stand-up comedy special “The Closer” in a memo to employees. In an email obtained and published by Variety, Sarandos said Netflix will not take down the special.“We don’t allow titles (on) Netflix that are…MORE

Bruno Mars and Anderson.Paak Announce Album Release Date for ‘An Evening With Silk Sonic’

Bruno Mars and Anderson.Paak Announce Album Release Date for ‘An Evening With Silk Sonic’

Grammy award-winners Bruno Mars and Anderson.Paak, collectively known as Silk Sonic, have finally announced the release date of their collaborative album titled An Evening With Silk Sonic, Billboard reports.The highly-anticipated project, which features Bootsy Collins as “special guest host,” will be available on all digital streaming platforms on Nov. 12.According to Bruno Mars, the album…MORE

Tina Turner sells her entire music catalog to BMG

Tina Turner sells her entire music catalog to BMG

BMG also obtained the artist’s share of her recordings, her music publishing writer’s share, neighboring rights, and name, as well as her image and likeness in the dealIconic musician and performer, Tina Turner, has sold her entire music catalog to the music publishing company, BMG.The 81-year-old singer formally retired in 2009, after her “Tina! 50th…MORE

Tamar Braxton Says ‘Braxton Family Values’ Is Returning: But Not On That Foolish Network

Tamar Braxton Says ‘Braxton Family Values’ Is Returning: But Not On That Foolish Network

Braxton Family Values is making a comeback, according to Tamar Braxton.The reality star and Grammy-nominated singer revealed her family’s show is returning to the small screen. – but it won’t be on its previous home network Wetv.She said during a recent appearance,“How many of y’all miss ‘Braxton Family Values? What if I told you ‘Braxton…MORE

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are back

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are back

The apps, owned by Facebook, stopped working Monday for millions of users across the U.S., according to outage site Down Detector.Both the mobile and web browser editions of the apps were not working as of 11:42 a.m. ET, the site reported.They were down for more than six hours.“To the huge community of people and businesses…MORE

Keshia Knight Pulliam Is Married

Keshia Knight Pulliam Is Married

The ‘Cosby Show’ star tied the knot with Brad James.The Cosby Show alum Keshia Knight-Pulliam has tied the knot. She revealed on Saturday (Oct. 2) that she married actor Brad James.“Last week my life forever changed… I married my best friend at our home surrounded by family & it was magical!!!” she told her Instagram…MORE

Brandy, Eve, Naturi Naughton, And Nadine Velazquez Drop “Nasty Girl” Single, Ahead Of ‘Queens’ Premiere

Brandy, Eve, Naturi Naughton, And Nadine Velazquez Drop “Nasty Girl” Single, Ahead Of ‘Queens’ Premiere

Ahead of the Oct. 19 premiere of the new ABC drama, Queens, the show’s leading ladies—Eve, Brandy, Naturi Naughton, and Nadine Velazquez—have released their new single, “Nasty Girl.”The scorching Tim Story-directed visual—in true ’90s fashion—was shot on a yacht and at a mansion with glistening men in the background and champagne poppin’ all around. Eve…MORE

BET Announces Special Edition Of ‘Rap City ’21’ Before The Hip Hop Awards

BET Announces Special Edition Of ‘Rap City ’21’ Before The Hip Hop Awards

The longest-running rap show in history makes its return for one special night.Hip hop’s biggest night out is always packed with celeb appearances, groundbreaking performances and headlining speeches. And the night just got bigger!On Thursday, BET Networks announced the return of its longest-running rap series for one special night. Rap City ’21 is a special…MORE

‘SWEETIE PIE’S’ MS. ROBBIE TALKS DREAMS OF BEING THE OLDEST GRAMMY WINNER, STANDING BY HER SON TIM, AND LOOKING FOR LOVE

‘SWEETIE PIE’S’ MS. ROBBIE TALKS DREAMS OF BEING THE OLDEST GRAMMY WINNER, STANDING BY HER SON TIM, AND LOOKING FOR LOVE

Hair, laid. Makeup, flawless. At 81, Robbie Montgomery looks like she’s been drinking from the fountain of youth and surprised her legions of fans when she popped up on the internet styling and profiling in a photoshoot posted by Mr. Utica on Instagram.The one-time backup singer for Ike and Tina Turner who later became known…MORE

Tory Lanez Celebrates Possible Plea Deal By… Announcing Another Album

Tory Lanez Celebrates Possible Plea Deal By… Announcing Another Album

As prosecutor touts “possible settlement discussions” with the rapper accused of shooting Megan Thee Stallion, he sets a new release, Alone at Prom, for DecemberRapper Tory Lanez is in “meaningful discussions” to strike a deal with prosecutors in his felony assault case involving Megan Thee Stallion, a Los Angeles prosecutor revealed Thursday. Los Angeles County…MORE

Michael Jordan’s Son Accused Of Assaulting Hospital Staff

Michael Jordan’s Son Accused Of Assaulting Hospital Staff

What was he drinking, allegedly?One of NBA legend Michael Jordan’s sons got way too lit at the bar, allegedly. Jeffrey Jordan was arrested after he reportedly assaulted hospital staff who were treating him after he injured himself in Arizona.Be warned this story is loaded with all the struggles. Apparently, the GOAT’s 32-year-old son slipped and…MORE

Live Updates: R. Kelly Found Guilty of All Counts in Racketeering and Sex Trafficking Trial

Live Updates: R. Kelly Found Guilty of All Counts in Racketeering and Sex Trafficking Trial

The six-week trial in Brooklyn, N.Y., included graphic and disturbing testimony about sexual abuse by one of America’s best-known musicians.With R. Kelly found guilty, the big question for the music industry is whether his music will now be removed from major digital platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. Although most digital outlets have policies barring…MORE

R. Kelly Trial: Defense Compares Him To Martin Luther King Jr. During Closing Arguments

R. Kelly Trial: Defense Compares Him To Martin Luther King Jr. During Closing Arguments

They quoted the leader’s “I’ve Been To The Mountaintop” speech.During closing arguments on Thursday (September 23), a defense lawyer for R. Kelly likened the accused sexual predator to Martin Luther King Jr.TMZ reports attorney Deveraux Cannick made the comparison between Kelly —who is on trial for allegedly running a criminal enterprise that involved raping several…MORE

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A&E announces Bobby Brown documentary and reality series

A&E announces Bobby Brown documentary and reality series

Both projects will be premiering in May.Bobby Brown is coming to a television screen near you! The “My Prerogative” singer will be the focus of two projects slated to premiere on the A&E network in May.According to a release, the first — a two-part documentary titled Biography: Bobby Brown — is an “up-close and personal…

Jussie Smollett sentencing scheduled for March 10

Jussie Smollett sentencing scheduled for March 10

The former ‘Empire’ actor faces a maximum of three years in prison for staging a fake hate crime in 2019.A date has been set for Jussie Smollett’s sentencing. On March 10, the actor/singer will find out his punishment after being convicted of staging a fake hate crime on himself, per CNN.Smollett, best known for his…