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Looks like BeyBey is about donezo with Rihanna! According to UK’s Now Daily: Beyoncé has told Jay-Z she’s terrified that his protegee Rihanna is beyond saving, according to a pal. Bey’s warned her hubby that Ri-Ri’s behavior is spiraling out of control with no end in sight. It comes after one of Rihanna’s wildest weeks, […]

It’s somewhat unfortunate to see that the jet ski accident that left 11-year-old Kile (Kyle) Glover brain dead Friday hasn’t done much to ease relations between his mother, Tameka Raymond, and her ex-husband, Usher. In an interview with Radar Online, the same site that got the only response from Tameka on her son’s condition, a friend […]

G.O.O.D Music artist Big Sean celebrated his 24th birthday last night in New York City with a celebration at Webster Hall.  He was all smiles as he was presented with a gold plaque for the song ‘My Last’ featuring Chris Brown. His Dance track ‘A$$’ featuring Nicki Minaj has also gone double platinum, selling over […]

Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush was kicked off the floor of the House of Representatives this morning (Wednesday) for wearing a hoodie in protest of the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida! Rush removed his suit jacket to reveal he was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, then put the hood over his head, donned sunglasses and said “racial […]

Nas sounds off on his one time foe’s legacy, saying, “Hip Hop has to thank God for Jay-Z…You’ve got to respect him.” The relationship between Nas and Jay-Z has gone through ups and downs. The two were acquaintances before becoming foes in their infamous 2001 feud. Years after sparring via bars, the emcees patched things […]

  From Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five to Mos Def, Hip Hop lyrics offer a sadly prescient warning of how various institutions allowed for the murder of Trayvon Martin. “The murder of a teenage life / Fire from the cold steel / The heat from the brights / The temperature of flesh and the […]

Last night, protesters descended on New York City’s Union Square for the Million Hoodie March in support of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old murdered in Florida last month. Martin’s parents were in attendance with participants chanting, “Justice for Trayvon!,” reports the New York Daily News. The purpose the protest was to demand the arrest of George Zimmerman, the […]

Since Boosie has been in prison, Webbie, Fox and Lil Trill have been doing ‘Free Lil Boosie’ shows and selling ‘Free Lil Boosie’ shirts but according to Boosie’s mother, the only contact from the rap world she’s received has been through Young Jezzy, Yo Gotti, Mi5led and Waka Flocka. The fight apparently was a gangsta […]

Talib Kweli is the latest musician to offer his support to the Occupy Wall Street movement. He showed up at New York’s Liberty Plaza Thursday night for an a cappella, spoken-word style performance. Previously, Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel and Michael Franti entertained the crowd into the night. WATCH part of Kweli’s performance: Source: […]

Below is a letter from Troy Davis who is scheduled to be executed tonight in the state of Georgia in one of the most controversial death penalty cases of the century. I want to thank all of you for your efforts and dedication to Human Rights and Human Kindness, in the past year I have […]

“The Emmys are so white-washed[.] It’s sad that in 2011 and with a BLACK president, you don’t see any blacks represented in acting categories or on these award shows. SMH. We need more QUALITY black programs created,” TyPierce posted on the blog TheYBF.com in response to red carpet photos. Unfortunately TyPierce’s observations are nothing new. […]

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) – COLUMBUS – President Obama spent time in Columbus Tuesday talking about the bipartisan proposals to grow the economy and create jobs. As part of his trip, Mr. President visited the Fort Hayes Arts and Academic High School in Columbus to highlight his American Jobs Act proposal to put workers back on the job by rebuilding and […]