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  • Salt-N-Pepa Battle Each Other in Spike’s ‘Lip Sync Battle’ (Teaser)

    May 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton face off against each other Thursday on Spike’s “Lip Sync Battle.” In a new preview of the episode, Pep tackles Katy Perry’s “Firework,” while Salt busts out with Run-D.M.C.’s “It’s Tricky,” dancing more than lip syncing. Watch teasers of both, below: LL Cool J hosts and Chrissy Teigen […]

  • Pres. Obama Breaks Guinness World Record with New Twitter Account

    May 20, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *President Barack Obama hasn’t had his own Twitter account that long, but he’s already making his presence known. On Monday (May 18), the commander-in-chief broke the Guinness world record for the “fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Twitter,” the Huffington Post reports. According to Guinness World Records, Obama’s Twitter account, @POTUS, scored 1 […]

  • Amandla Stenberg, 16: ‘What if America Loved Black People as Much as Black Culture?’

    Apr 14, 15 by EURPublisher01 35 Comments

    *You know her as Rue in the “Hunger Games,” and soon, those outside of the teen demographic will recognize Amandla Stenberg as the 16-year-old who schooled her history class (and beyond) on the politics of cultural appropriation. “What would America be like if we loved black people as much as we love black culture?” the […]

  • Steven Ivory: Things So 20th Century

    Apr 1, 15 by blueolive Comments Off

    *Barbara, my sister, answered her landline sitting on the coffee table before us and quickly asked the caller to hold on. She then reached for her cell, also ringing. “Let me call you back,” she said, with the kind of casual urgency characteristic of what she was about to inform the caller: “I’ve got someone calling […]

  • Four Tops’ Lawrence Payton, Jr. Talks Group’s Legacy, Tips Hat to Original Top Duke Fakir

    Feb 17, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Quite simply, The Four Tops and Lawrence Payton, Jr. have history. After all, his father, Lawrence Payton, was an original member of the quartet, which has entertained fans for more than 50 years with classic hits like “Baby I Need Your Loving,” ‘I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch),” “”It’s The Same Old Song,” […]

  • Missy Elliott’s Song Sales Up 282 Percent Since Super Bowl

    Feb 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The Super Bowl sales bump continues for Missy Elliott’. Not only have her sales surged 282 percent following her guest turn during Katy Perry’s Feb. 1 Super Bowl halftime show, but the three songs she belted have registered their biggest digital sales weeks ever. Collectively, Elliott sold 272,000 song downloads in the week ending Feb. […]