Bill Cosby to be released after sexual assault conviction overturned by Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Pennsylvania’s high court vacated the sexual assault conviction against Bill Cosby on Wednesday, paving the way for one of America’s most well known comedians to walk free from prison. The state Supreme Court said a previous prosecutor’s decision not to charge Cosby, 83, opened the door for him to speak freely in a civil lawsuit against him — and that testimony was key in the comic’s conviction in criminal court. “When an unconditional charging decision is made publicly and with the intent to induce action and reliance by the defendant, and when…

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DJ Yella Reveals He Was Homeless for 3 Years Following NWA’s Success

The influence of NWA remains present in the majority of popular Hip Hop today. In addition to commercializing Gangsta Rap, the group also birthed moguls in Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, and Ice Cube. However, one member recalls going through multiple years of financial issues that got so bad, he became homeless. In a recent interview on the Murder Master Music Show, DJ Yella revealed he went through a three-year period where he was homeless. He noted that he wasn’t sleeping on the street but had no place of his own despite…

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Faizon Love Claims He & Gabrielle Union Made Out While Partying w/ Vince Carter

  Faizon Love was a recent guest on former NBA player Kwame Brown’s live stream, where the two spoke on a variety of topics. While sharing stories from his Hollywood career, the comedian revealed a night where he and Gabrielle Union made out while partying at a club. “Watch this, Gabrielle Union and I had a nice kiss in a club,” Faizon told Brown. The actor explained he was out with Union and former NBA All-Star Vince Carter when the alleged kiss took place. Faizon Love added that Union was…

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No Limit Rapper Mac Breaks Silence After Serving 21 Years in Prison

McKinley “Mac” Phipps spoke out for the first time following his prison release last week. After 21 years in prison, the former No Limit rapper made his first social media posts as a free man and expressed joy in his newfound freedom. “It feels great to be home!” his Instagram caption read. “Thank you to all the fans and friends who’ve shown me love over the years.” Mac also posted another photo of him smiling alongside a caption that read, “Freedom!” Throughout his incarceration, Mac maintained his innocence as he…

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Bobby Brown and Keith Sweat to Face Off in Verzuz Battle

  Continuing to ride the wave of success, Verzuz is set to provide another battle between two polarizing figures in R&B – Bobby Brown and Keith Sweat. The announcement was made on Tuesday and will be a collaborative event in conjunction with Essence. The battle will take place on Thursday, July 1. Source: instagram.com

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Gwen Berry on Anthem Controversy: I Never Said I Hated America

  Gwen Berry recently sat down for an interview with the Black News Channel on Tuesday (June 29), where she addressed the controversy surrounding her turning her back on the American flag as the national anthem played during the Olympic trials for track and field, where she came in third for hammer throwing. Gwen stated, “I never said that I didn’t want to go to the Olympic Games, that’s why I competed and got third and made the team. I never said that I hated the country. I never said that. All…

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Update: Kodak Black Says Jackboy Moved, Ghosted Him When He Got Out

  Update 06/30/2021 9:51am: Kodak Black took to Instagram Live to address the tension between him and his Sniper Gang artist Jackboy. Kodak explained that Jackboy was telling everyone that he was going to give Kodak $1 million when he was released from jail. When Kodak got out early, following a pardon from Donald Trump, he said that Jackboy moved and “ghosted” him. Kodak added that he would’ve been happy if Jackboy bought him a watch, and he went on to state that he “never made a dime” off of Jackboy. He…

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Update: Damian Lillard Not Seriously Considering Trade Demand

Update 06/29/2021 7:01pm: After reports began circulating over the weekend into Monday about were that Damian Lillard was considering demanding a trade after the Portland Trail Blazers failed to put together a contending roster and essentially dismissed his coaching preferences. Lillard was inexplicably blamed for the hiring of Billups, whose sexual assault allegations resurfaced during the hiring process in which he beat out Spurs assistant Becky Hammon for the position. During an exchange on Twitter, Lillard responded to someone claiming Dame okayed the Billups hire despite the allegations, he wrote:…

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Self Snitching :Feds Use Instagram Photos of Cash, Car & Guns to Indict Pooh Shiesty

Pooh Shiesty has been indicted over the alleged shooting and robbery of two men outside a Bay Harbor Islands hotel.   The 21-year-old was charged, along with Bobby Brown and Jayden Darosa, for robbing two men after the trio allegedly met the two victims in October to buy marijuana and “high-end athletic sneakers.” Pooh Shiesty, whose real name is Lontrell Williams, showed up in a McLaren while Darosa was driving a Mercedes Maybach. Surveillance footage reportedly showed Williams and Brown shoot the two men. One of the robbery victims was…

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Mase Slams BET Awards, Says They Aren’t for the Betterment of Black People

  On the heels of what appeared to be a successful BET Awards show, Mase took to social media on Tuesday and called out the awards shows for not bettering black people. In a pic shared to Instagram, Mase wrote the BET Awards “not For The Betterment of Black People Anymore.” To ensure he wasn’t misinterpreted, Mase wrote as the caption for his post, “I said what I said #Day16 of #21Days of speaking my mind #GOD #MASE Headsup @rsvpmase is going to be a problem!” Source: instagram.com

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