Category Archives: Urban News

  • The Game, Diddy and Swizz Beatz Create Song for Mike Brown (Listen)

    Aug 29, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *In keeping  with hip-hop’s tradition of standing united in difficult times, many of the culture’s MC’s united for a song in honor of deceased teen Michael Brown. Essence.com reports that the anthem, titled “Don’t Shoot” is the brainchild of rapper The Game, who personally felt the impact of Brown’s death in relation to his own […]

  • Press Secretary: Pres. ‘Stands Behind Decision’ to Wear Tan Suit (Watch)

    Aug 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *We learned today that President Obama’s ill-fitting tan suit in Thursday’s press conference was a deliberate fashion choice that he “feels pretty good about.” Before Obama could even finish the presser about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and ISIS’ increasing presence in the Middle East, Twitter was roasting both the suit’s color and fit. CNN’s Jake Tapper called […]

  • The NFL Increases Penalties Regarding Domestic Violence

    Aug 29, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *The NFL is taking a tougher stance on domestic violence amid criticism of the punishment the league handed down to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. The Associated Press reports that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined tougher penalties regarding players accused of domestic violence in a letter sent to all 32 NFL team owners Thursday. […]

  • Pres. Obama Ignites Fashion Freakout Over Tan Suit From Twitterverse (Watch)

    Aug 29, 14 by Qwest7 6 Comments


    *While news outlets covered and analyzed President Barack Obama’s comments regarding the threat of ISIS and conflicts in the Ukraine and Syria, the Twitterverse was on fire with coverage of its of the commander-in-chief’s press conference on Thursday. The only difference is the Twitter coverage was based mainly on Obama’s choice of wardrobe, which was […]

  • What?! ‘Girlfriend Intervention’ = ‘Strong Black Woman’ in White Women (Watch)

    Aug 29, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *With its new reality show, “Girlfriend Intervention,” Lifetime is making use of the concept of women helping women out. Consisting of four makeover artists, the show will help bring out the “strong Black woman” that the network says is found in every white woman. Among those helping in the effort are Tracy Balan on beauty, […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Inspirational Gospel’s The Walls Group Releases ‘Fast Forward’

    Aug 28, 14 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment


    Inspirational Gospel’s The Walls Group releases debut ‘Fast Forward’, executive produced by Kirk Franklin *“Wisdom and things he learned through the years,” said Ahjah, one of four siblings that make up the Inspirational Gospel act The Walls Group (RCA Inspirations), about what their learned from seven-time Grammy Award winner Kirk Franklin – executive producer on […]