Category Archives: Urban Living

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

    Aug 29, 14 by Qwest7 1 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 […]

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

    Aug 29, 14 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *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 […]

  • Serena Williams Finally Speaks on Mysterious ‘Viral Illness’

    Aug 28, 14 by Qwest7 5 Comments


    *Serena Williams is one to always take care of herself, but when she had a meltdown at Wimbledon, many were left wondering and concerned about their favorite tennis star. Almost two months after the incident, Williams opened up to Sports Illustrated’s S.L. Price about what really happened surrounding her hitting serves into the ground and […]

  • Marc Lamont Hill Comes to Floyd Mayweather’s Defense

    Aug 26, 14 by Qwest7 6 Comments


    *Floyd Mayweather Jr. may be taking hits for reading issues on social media, but Marc Lamont Hill isn’t among those making fun of the boxing champ. In his eyes, reading problems are no joking matter, which he made known on his Twitter account while highlighting how making fun of someone who can’t read results in most […]

  • Iyanla Vanzant: Jay Z, LeBron & Lil Wayne Need to Visit Ferguson

    Aug 26, 14 by Qwest7 9 Comments


    *Despite receiving less than total support from people for visiting Ferguson, MO to film the experience for her TV show, Ilyanla Vanzant still searches for ways to help the town recover from the fatal shoot. What better way to do this than to call out those who command the attention of young people? According to […]