Category Archives: Urban News

  • Jaden Smith Challenges All the Rappers Who are Better than Him to Show It

    Oct 22, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Jaden Smith is calling out all the rappers who are better than him to please stand up. “Dear everybody who can rap better than me. Please show me,” he tweeted. Smith recently used his sister’s (Willow Smith) Soundcloud account to release a track called “Melancholy” — rapping over a sample of Pink Floyd‘s “Breathe.” But Smith wasn’t […]

  • HBO’s ‘Mr Dynamite’ the Definitive James Brown Documentary? (Trailer)

    Oct 22, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Can you even count the number of James Brown specials you’ve seen in your lifetime? On Monday, Oct. 27, HBO will add another one to the mix…and it just might be the granddaddy, or rather godfather, of all JB documentaries. To make the case, here’s what HBO’s “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown” has working […]

  • Probe Reveals UNC Academic Fraud in Afro-American Studies Dept.

    Oct 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *More than 3,100 students – nearly half of them athletes – enrolled in classes they didn’t have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a ”shadow curriculum” that lasted nearly two decades at the University of North Carolina, reports the Associated Press. Back in 2012, the NCAA hit […]

  • Nicki Minaj Nodded Off Four Times During her GQ Interview

    Oct 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Nicki Minaj just could not keep her eyes open during her interview for GQ magazine’s latest issue. Writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner said she met with the rapper in her dressing room at the Barclays Center in New York, but Minaj was apparently too tired to talk. The article begins: “Her eyelashes are even and delicate, like wisps from […]

  • Pebbles Files $40M Lawsuit Against Viacom over TLC Biopic

    Oct 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *After months of complaining that VH1’s TLC biopic “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” made her look less than honorable while managing the trio, Perri “Pebbles” Reid has finally taken legal action against the network’s parent company, Viacom, for what she called “many false and defamatory statements” made about her in the film. The New York Post’s […]

  • ScHoolboy Q Says Kathy Griffin is His Jumpoff (Watch)

    Oct 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Cue “The Odd Couple” theme song…only ScHoolBoy Q says his booty calls with comedian Kathy Griffin hardly makes them a couple. During an interview Tuesday (Oct. 21) on ESPN’s “Highly Questionable,” the rapper claimed that Griffin, who will turn 54 next month, is his “secret lover.” Hosts Bomani Jones and Dan Le Batard asked him if she’d […]