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LeBron James Gave 800 Pairs of His Sneakers to Students ...

A bunch of parents whose kids attend LeBron James‘ I Promise School won’t have to worry about buying sneakers for the time being. That’s because the NBA star gifted the students with 800 pairs of his LeBron 16 sneakers in 10 different colors. The styles handed out were “Harlem Stage,” “Four Horsemen,” “Medicine Ball,” “MPLS” and “Remix.” And to the students’ surprise, the sneakers were waiting for them at school when they arrived on Monday. They aren’t inexpensive either, considering the ...
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Lauryn Hill to Release Her First Solo Song in Five ...

Who doesn’t love the lyrical dexterity she displayed on songs like “Lost Ones,” the heart-wrenching honesty she gave on “Ex-Factor,” and the gorgeous melodies she sang on “The Sweetest Thing.” We’re talking about Lauryn Hill, of course, and some of her much-celebrated work. And now it’s been reported that she’ll release a new song, the first one she’s dropped since 2014’s “Black Rage (Sketch).” The new cut will be on the “Queen & Slim” soundtrack, a film dubbed as a “black Bonnie and ...
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Boxer Patrick Day Left in Coma, Fighting for His Life ...

People are expressing extreme concern for boxer Patrick Day, who was left in a coma after being knocked out by his opponent Charles Conwell on Saturday in Chicago. The super-welterweight bout was stopped at 1 minute and 46 seconds into the 10th round, after Conwell landed a huge left hook that made Day fall and hit his head on the canvas. ESPN said that Conwell controlled the fight from the very beginning and knocked Day to the canvas in the fourth and eighth ...
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Bachelorette’s Mike Johnson Asks Keke Palmer Out on a Date ...

Mike Johnson, who was once a contestant on ‘The Bachelorette,’ decided to shoot his shot with Keke Palmer on live television. Mike appeared on ‘Strahan, Sara, and Keke’ on Monday morning where he blindsided the 26-year-old co-host with a date proposition. “I made a mistake. I don’t like dating in the public,” Mike began, referring to his recent romance with Demi Lovato. “But, if I were to ask you on a date…,” Mike asked. The audience began to cheer and Keke‘s eyes widened before she tried ...
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White Student Spits on Black Tourist at African American History ...

A white middle school student spit on a Black tourist at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on Friday during a school trip. According to reports, the student spit from a balcony and hit the tourist below. Soon after, the 100 students from Shelton Intermediate School in Connecticut were temporarily removed from the museum. Complex: The superintendent of Shelton Public Schools, Chris Clouet, wrote in a Facebook post that “this kind of action ...
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After Years Of Perpetrating As A Black Woman, Twitter Star ...

Black Twitter is in an uproar after a popular Internet personality, who was commonly believed to be a Black woman, revealed their true identity in a recent cover story for Paper Magazine. @EmoBlackThot is actually a bi-sexual 23-year-old black man named Isaiah Hickland. Hickland has been the voice behind Emoblackthot for four years and decided to finally reveal his identity after rising to fame in anonymity. “This is a big step for me,” Hickland told Paper. “I’m so nervous, probably because ...
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Alicia Keys Reveals Her Self-Worth Issues: “For Whatever Reason I’m ...

From the outside looking in, it appears that multi-Grammy wining artist Alicia Keys is living her best life. She just celebrated nine years of marriage bliss with her hubby Swizz Beatz in June, and the duo has peacefully blended their lives together with Swizz’s ex-wife, Mashonda Tifrere. Even while personal and career success plentiful, Keys admits she is still struggling with her sense of self worth. In an upcoming episode of “Red Table Talk,” the 38-year-old opened up about her inner turmoil. “I’ve been ...
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Tyra Banks Admits She Was Judgmental Of Women In Abusive ...

On an upcoming episode of TV One’s “Uncensored,” Tyra Banks opens up about some of the judgments she held about women who remained in toxic, relationships. The supermodel admitted that she didn’t understand the mental captivity that made women stay with abusive men, until she was wrapped up in a terrible relationship situation herself. “I remember being kind of judgmental for women that were in bad relationships. And I’m just like, “Get out. Come on, like what are you doing, leave him, ...
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Naomi Campbell Opens Up About Her Love Life At Almost ...

At 49, Naomi Campbell is still one of the most sought-after supermodels of all time. So what does dating look like for one of the most beautiful people in the world? Naomi has been linked with numerous powerful men throughout her career, but now, she’s taking it all in stride. In a recent cover story for WSJ, she talked about being single and not having her own kids–but that doesn’t keep her from being “mother” to many women.  She is an advocate ...
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Elton John Reportedly Calls Michael Jackson ‘Genuinely Mentally Ill’ in ...

In his new memoir titled Me, Elton John opens up on how his perception towards Michael Jackson changed following his early interactions with the King of Pop, confessing that he thought the singer was “genuinely mentally ill” in his latter years, TMZ reports.   “I’d known Michael since he was 13 or 14 … He was just the most adorable kid you could imagine,” Elton reportedly writes. “But at some point in the intervening years, he started sequestering himself away from the world, and away from reality the way Elvis Presley ...
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So Sad: DMX Returns To Rehab

The embattled rapper made the startling announcement on his Instagram account after several odd moves, most notably missing a Def Jam 35th Anniversary Concert. ‘ “In his ongoing commitment to putting family and sobriety first, DMX has checked himself into a rehab facility. He apologizes for his cancelled shows and thanks his fans for their continued support.speculation that he had returned to using some substance.” DMX has long battled substance abuse and has been very honest about it. The rapper ...
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‘I Been Through So Much’: Wale Opens Up About Losing ...

Wale dropped his fifth studio album “Shine” in April of 2017, and between now and then he’s been through a whole heck of a lot. It’s something the rapper revealed Thursday on Twitter, a little before he dropped his new LP “Wow… That’s Crazy” on Friday. Wale left his former label Atlantic Records after “Shine” came out and it sold poorly. Today, he’s on Warner Bros. Records, who will release the new project. It’s something the 35-year-old is clearly excited about, ...