Joe Clark, Who Inspired The Movie “Lean On Me,” Has Passed Away At Age 82

 Sad news to report as we close out 2020. Joe Clark, the New Jersey high school principal who famously used a bullhorn and baseball bat to round his students into shape has passed away. Joe Clark and his unconventional methods of discipline were the subject of the inspirational 1989 film “Lean On Me” starring Morgan Freeman as Clark. Joe Clark passed away earlier today after his battle with a long illness at his home in Gainesville, Florida, where he retired following his legendary educational career. His family confirmed the news of his…

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Rotimi & Vanessa Mdee Are Now Engaged!

Congrats are in order to actor/ singer Rotimi who popped the big question to his girlfriend and fellow singer Vanessa Mdee. On Wednesday he popped the big question and asked for her hand in marriage. Their close family and friends captured the moment as they shared congratulatory social media posts to the couple on their engagement.   Rotimi later shared a closer look at Vanessa’s ring and said, “She said YES! You are my everything. My angel. In 2015 I prayed that whoever my wife was going to be and wherever…

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A Lil’ Positivity: Diddy Helps 175 Families In Miami Struggling To Pay Their Rent

Just a few days after gifting his mother with a $1 million check and a brand new Bentley, Diddy is helping some deserving families in Miami who have been struggling to pay their rent during the pandemic. According to reports from Page Six, Diddy’s Sean Combs Foundation is giving a grant to an organization that will help 175 households pay their rent throughout the current health crisis. On the same day Diddy announced the grant, he visited Miami’s Overtown neighborhood to gift community members with $50 Publix gift cards along with bags filled with essential…

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Azriel Clary Says Backlash Over R. Kelly Mostly Comes from Black Community

  R. Kelly’s former girlfriend Azriel Clary recently sat down with Fox Soul’s Claudia Jordan to speak about the backlash she’s received since speaking out about the abuse she suffered by Kelly. Clary explained that most of the backlash she’s received since making the claims has come from the Black community and other celebrities. She explained, “For me personally, it was quite disturbing. A majority of the backlash that I received was from the Black community and other influencers and celebrities. But more importantly, that’s kind of what made me…

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Atlanta Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Shooting of 7-Year-Old Girl

  According to reports, Atlanta police have identified 24-year-old Daquan Reed as the shooter behind the death of 7-year-old Kennedy Maxie. The story hit mainstream platforms after the child was struck in the head by a stray bullet while out Christmas shopping with her mother and aunt. Maxie was rushed to the hospital and died five days later. Authorities reportedly secured a warrant for Reed, a Virginia native, “on charges of felony murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a…

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“Breakin'” Star Adolfo “Shabba Doo” Quiñones Dead at 65

Legendary breakdancer Adolfo “Shabba Doo” Quiñones, who starred in the 1984 movie “Breakin’” and the sequel, “Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo,” has reportedly passed away at 65. Quiñones was also a member of the dance group “The Original Lockers,” who pioneered the dance move “Locking” along with members Fred “Rerun” Berry, Don “Campbellock” Campbell, and Toni Basil. Quiñones worked with various A-list artists, including Madonna, Lionel Richie, and Luther Vandross. He also choreographed Three 6 Mafia’s performance at the 78th Academy Awards, where the group won an Oscar for best original…

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DJ Paul Announces Upcoming Project with Young Buck

  DJ Paul took to social media on Tuesday, Dec. 29, to announce a joint project with Young Buck. The announcement garnered a favorable reaction as many now wait in anticipation of what they manage to produce. “Who Ready??? #TheyGonSeeTennessee Full Project Goin Down‼️” DJ Paul wrote on Instagram. “2021 Lookin Better Already!!! It’s Goin Down As We Speak!!!!” he added. The Tennessee connection will be in full effect with this collaboration. Moreover, the history shared between Young Buck and Three 6 Mafia, particularly with DJ Paul, goes way back as…

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Meek Mill on Giving ATL Water Boys $20: I’m Not Giving Them Money to Buy Weed

  Another one of Meek Mill’s conversations from the Clubhouse app has made its way online, where he addresses catching backlash for giving a group of Atlanta teens selling water $20 to split amongst themselves. In the video, Meek explained, “I know what’s going on. I ain’t giving no young bouls no money to buy no weed.” He then spoke about hustling as a kid in Philly, stating, “We came up pumping gas at the gas station, carrying old ladies’ bags, shoveling snow. I pulled up on them young bouls to give…

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YOUNG THUG ON JAY-Z NAME 30 SONGS OF HIS YOU KNOW!!! 1 Month After 3000 Diss

Young Thug‘s latest stop on his Let’s-Disrespect-Rap-Legends tour lands on the doorstep of Jay-Z … whom he claims doesn’t even have dozens of songs people know by heart, unlike himself. YT made the controversial comment on an episode of the Barstool podcast ‘Million $ Worth of Game‘ … where Thug boastfully claims his own tunes are anthems — songs a whole stadium can rap along with him at the drop of a dime. He went on to say that’s very rare in hip-hop — and then invoked Jigga’s name by saying, “Jay-Z…

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