Meet the Bay Area rapper working on a COVID vaccine

Ruby Ibarra is almost a modern day Hannah Montana. By day, she’s a scientist at a Bay Area biotech company, working in the quality-control department on COVID-19 test kits and yes, even a vaccine. But by night, she’s an up-and-coming hip-hop artist, performing sold-out shows with her band of eight, the Balikbayans (well, at least she used to in the Before Times; now all her performances take place online). Unlike Miley Cyrus’ sneakily wig-swapping character, however, she hasn’t kept her double life a secret. “At first, I tried not to…

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Black business networking site GlimmerofBliss.com created by young Bayview woman during shelter-in-place

by JR Valrey, Black New World Media:                                                                                                                                                                       …

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Update: SZA Says Nobody Needs to Free Her, Punch Never Steered Her Wrong

Update 08/21/2020 12:28pm: After calling her relationship with TDE hostile, “#FreeSZA” became a trending topic on Twitter. The singer has clarified those statements acknowledging that TDE’s Punch has never steered her in the wrong direction and that she needs to exercise patience. “Don’t nobody need to free me Lmao I’m not held hostage n neither is my music!! me n punch be disagreeing ..hes never steered me wrong and I trust Gods timing 🙏🏾❤️ I love y’all 🥺,” SZA tweeted. “Lmao when u don’t get somewhere By urself u can’t…

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MEGAN THEE STALLION SHOOTING D.A. CONSIDERING ASSAULT CHARGES AGAINST TORY LANEZ

  The L.A. County D.A.’s Office is reviewing possible assault charges against Tory Lanez for his alleged involvement in the Megan Thee Stallion shooting … TMZ has confirmed. The D.A.’s mulling over a charge of felony assault with a firearm after Megan said she was shot back in July as she exited the SUV she was riding in with Tory. As you probably know by now … he was arrested, but only charged with possession of a firearm. Now, it’s possible he’ll face the additional charge after prosecutors asked the LAPD to further investigate…

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DR. DRE MAY NOT HAVE A PhD BUT HE IS NO FOOL … REVEALS PRENUP

  Dr. Dre just filed his answer to his wife’s divorce petition, and he revealed something she didn’t – there’s a prenup. Dre’s wife, Nicole Young, filed for divorce on June 29, citing irreconcilable differences. She is asking for spousal support and a division of property. Dre says in his answer, filed by Disso Queen Laura Wasser, that he’s fine paying Nicole spousal support but he says any distribution of property should be governed by their prenuptial agreement. DR. DRE AND NICOLE — HAPPIER TIMESLAUNCH GALLERY Getty Nicole made no mention of a…

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Ladies of the Bay keeping The West Coast in play

As the dirty south continue to dominate the air waves and streaming platforms the other coasts wait patiently for there chances to play ball.Out West With the help of Fellow California artist like YG, G EAZY,RODDY RICH,E 40 and KENDRICK LAMAR these young ladies out of the Bay are doing there part to keep eyes and ears on the west coast.Bringing that Nor Cal sauce and beauty to the table H.e.r tapped into her Vallejo roots with the hyphy inspired hit single Slide featuring YG thats been beating up playlist…

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