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They Never Loved Us: Diddy Calls Out The Grammys For History Of Hating On Hip-Hop [VIDEO]

Source: Xavier Collin/ Image Press Agency / SplashNews / Splash News Diddy Challenges The Grammy’s To Pay Proper Respect To Hip-Hop Diddy addressed the elephant in the room while accepting the Icon Award at Saturday night’s Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Awards party. He addressed corruption in the Recording Academy and called out the non-profit for never paying hip-hop and black music…

It’s LiT! The Trailer For HULU’s New Reese Witherspoon And Kerry Washington Series “Little Fires Everywhere” Is Here [VIDEO]

Source: Courtesy HULU / hulu HULU Releases Little Fires Everywhere Trailer Today, Hulu unveiled its full trailer for LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE, the highly-anticipated upcoming series adaptation of Celeste Ng’s 2017 bestseller starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington! Check it out below: During the Television Critics Association (TCA) Presentation, Witherspoon expressed, ““we had been looking for a project to do with…

Exclusive Sneak Peek: MTV Explores The Brutal Killing Of Gender Fluid Teen Kedarie Johnson [VIDEO]

Source: Courtesy MTV / Courtesy MTV Next week MTV is dedicating an episode of their dynamic new show “True Life Crime” to the murder case of local Burlington, Iowa teen Kedarie Johnson. If you’re not already aware, here are some things to know about Kedarie Johnson’s story: Shots ring out in the middle of the night and minutes later the…

Melaniny Music: Bas, Ari Lennox & Kiddominant Celebrate Pan-Africanism In ‘Amnesia’ [Video]

Source: Dreamville / Dreamville Records Bas, Ari Lennox & Kiddominant Celebrate Pan-Africanism In ‘Amnesia’ Dreamville’s Bas has dropped a new video and it’s a melaniny delicious celebration of pan-Africanism. Our fave Shea Butter baby Ari Lennox is featured alongside multi-platinum Nigerian Afrobeat artist Kiddominant. The video features direction and choreography from London artist Tajana B-Williams and is a vibrant commemoration…

TUNE IN: Magically Melanated Urban One Honors Cohosted By Cathy Hughes And Chris Tucker Premiere January 20

Source: TV One / Via Urban One Urban One Honors Cohosted By Cathy Hughes And Chris Tucker Premiere January 20 There’s a magically melanted awards show on the horizon that you need to see. The annual URBAN ONE HONORS event will premiere on Monday, January 20 – the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday – at 8 P.M./7C on TV One.…

TUNE IN: Magically Melanated Urban One Honors Cohosted By Cathy Hughes And Chris Tucker Premiere January 20 [Video]

Source: TV One / Via Urban One Urban One Honors Cohosted By Cathy Hughes And Chris Tucker Premiere January 20 There’s a magically melanted awards show on the horizon that you need to see. The annual URBAN ONE HONORS event will premiere on Monday, January 20 – the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday – at 8 P.M./7C on TV One.…

“Life After Lockup” Exclusive: Megan’s Dad Doesn’t Want Michael Running Game On Her [VIDEO]

Source: Courtesy WeTV / Courtesy WeTV Megan’s Dad Tells Her She’s Making A Mistake Giving Michael Another Chance We’re just a day away from a brand new episode of “Life After Lockup” and we’re already scared about the rollercoaster Megan is getting on by agreeing to continue to date Michael. Check out an exclusive clip from Friday’s episode tomorrow: Hate…

Tyler Perry’s ‘Fall From Grace’ Is The Suspenseful SNAPPED Story Of A Seasoned Sista Seduced By A Shlong Slangin’ Scammer [VIDEO]

Source: Courtesy Netflix / Netflix D-Deprived Divorcee Gets Scamfished By Charming F-Boy In Tyler Perry’s ‘A Fall From Grace’ Leave it to Tyler Perry to take dating in Atlanta and mash it up with ‘Snapped’ and Court TV in such a suspenseful and inventive way… The trailer for his latest film for Netflix ‘A Fall From Grace’ just dropped today…

‘Like A Boss’ Exclusive: Would You Eat This Vajayjay Cake?!?! [VIDEO]

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures / Courtesy of Paramount Pictures ‘Like A Boss’ Exclusive Clip Features Vagina Cake And Wax Talk If you guys have been paying attention to the promos, Paramount Pictures new film ‘Like A Boss’ starring Rose Byrne, Salma Hayek and Tiffany Haddish is headed to theaters next week — but BOSSIP has an exclusive clip for…

2019 was not a successful year for Nigerians, we’re still in the throes of economic instability – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described 2020 as symbolic in many ways, saying it’s time to work for a better future for Nigerians.   In his new year message, Atiku noted that the year heralds a brand new decade. See the full statement below… The coming of the New Year 2020 is symbolic in many […] The post 2019 was…

‘Iran will pay a very big price, it’s not a warning, it’s a threat’ – Trump says after sending hundreds of US Marines to defend US Embassy in Iraq

                      US President Donald J. Trump has issued threats of retaliation against the Islamic Nation of Iran after protesters reportedly Iranians stormed the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq on Tuesday afternoon, destroying properties and setting sections of the wall on fire.         […] The post ‘Iran will…

Man, 20, charged for allegedly damaging $26 Million Picasso painting in London

A man has been arrested and charged with criminal damage for damaging a Picasso painting at the Tate Modern art gallery in London.   The artwork, Bust of A Woman, which was painted by the artist in 1944, has since been taken away while the damage is being assessed. It is believed the artwork has been ripped. […] The post Man, 20,…

Man narrates how he ended up in the hospital after the engagement ring he bought to propose with got stuck on his finger

A man has shared the hilarious story of how he ended up in a hospital after the engagement ring he bought to propose to his girlfriend with got stuck on his finger for hours.   @TheCharlesIsidi said he spent so much money getting the ring. When he got home, he brought it out to admire […] The post Man narrates…

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share video montage of their top moments of 2019 from their Canadian Christmas hideaway

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared an unseen picture of their son Archie in a highlight reel of their top moments of 2019.   Harry, 35, and Meghan, 38, posted the video montage on New Year’s Eve, choosing Coldplay’s 2003 sombre track “Clocks” as the background song.   One of the shots in the […] The post Prince Harry…

They train 14 hours a day, 7 days a week, chasing million-dollar paydays. Meet China’s new breed of e-sports athletes

But they’re not friends with too much time on their hands, or just eager gamers — they’re a new brand of professional athletes, and they’re training for serious money. Gaming teams full of dedicated young people are training intensely across the country for international competitions, where millions of dollars in prize money is up for […] The post They train…

Huawei gets a green light from India for 5G trials

India will not exclude the embattled Chinese company from the country’s forthcoming 5G trials, a senior government official confirmed Monday. “We have taken a decision to give 5G [bandwidth] for trial to all the players,” Ravi Shankar Prasad, the country’s minister for technology and communications, said at an event in New Delhi. The green light […] The post Huawei gets…

Huawei’s sales grew in 2019, but it says next year will be ‘difficult’

The company estimates that sales revenue will top 850 billion Chinese yuan ($122 billion) in 2019, an 18% increase over the previous year, according to a new year’s message written by Eric Xu, Huawei’s rotating chairman. Huawei also sold 240 million smartphones this year, a 17% jump from 2018. “These figures are lower than our […] The post Huawei’s sales…

Events promoting vaccination called off in Nevada after harassing comments were posted on social media

Immunize Nevada scheduled two fundraising breakfasts in December to honor health care employees who help with vaccinations. Online harassment and concerns of protesters coming to the events drove the organization to cancel the Reno and Las Vegas events. “We looked at the whole picture and because we knew that these events were to be celebrations […] The post Events promoting…

British woman found guilty of lying about gang rape in Cyprus resort town

The 19-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was found guilty on a single charge of causing public mischief, her lawyer told CNN. The woman had claimed she was attacked by 12 Israeli tourists on July 17 at the Pambos Napa Rocks hotel in the resort of Ayia Napa, where she was staying. But […] The post British woman…

Megan And Michael Return For Season 2 Of “Life After Lockup”!!! [VIDEO]

Source: Courtesy WeTV / Courtesy WeTV Megans Friend Confronts Michael Over His Shenanigans On “Life After Lockup” Seven fan-favorite “Love After Lockup” couples face parole restrictions and temptations in season two of the hit spinoff series “Life After Lockup” — will they break habits or break rules? From marriage to divorce, babies to homes, the stakes have never been higher…

Two avalanches have hit the Italian Alps in 24 hours, leaving four dead

On Sunday, a 28-year-old died after an avalanche in the Brenta Dolomite mountains at an altitude of 2,700 meters (8,860 feet) around 11 a.m. local time, the Carabinieri told CNN. The man had been making his way up a gully with three others — all expert off-piste alpine skiers from the Dolomite area — when […] The post Two avalanches…

Start your Monday smart: New Year’s, college bowl games, meteor shower, NFL Playoffs

Here’s what else you need to know to Start Your Week Smart. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. You give us five minutes, and we give you five things you must know for your weekday, plus a Sunday edition to get your week started smart. Sign […] The post Start your…

Sydney’s famous New Year’s Eve fireworks display to go ahead amid bushfire threat

The Change.org petition said the funds that would normally be spent on the dazzling firework display should be redistributed towards the firefighting efforts. The City of Sydney has faced increasing pressure to cancel the event in recent weeks. The state of New South Wales — of which Sydney is the capital — has been the […] The post Sydney’s famous…

Fausta, thought to be the world’s oldest rhino, has died aged 57

Fausta passed away on Friday from what is believed to be natural causes, according to the sanctuary where she had been living since 2016. “Records show that Fausta lived longest than any rhino in the world and survived in the Ngorongoro, free-ranging, for more than 54 years,” Freddy Manongi, conservation commissioner at the Ngorongoro Conservation […] The post Fausta, thought…

Moroccan journalist faces a year in prison over tweet about judge

Radi, 33, an award-winning investigative journalist who has written about corruption, and collaborated with various international media, is due to be tried on January 2. He faces up to a year in prison if convicted, the human rights group said Saturday. “Moroccan authorities should unconditionally release and drop charges against a journalist jailed for a […] The post Moroccan journalist…

20 things to look forward to in 2020

But, statistically speaking, there must be some good things, too. There may even be several good things! In fact, we’ve counted at least 20 good, interesting or otherwise noteworthy things that will happen in 2020. Mark them in your bullet journal and hold on tight, because this decade is going to be a wild ride. […] The post 20 things…

Russia deploys hypersonic missile into ‘combat duty,’ state media claims

Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed the nuclear-capable missiles had been added to service during a conference call with President Vladimir Putin on Friday. Shoigu gave his congratulations to “everyone with this significant event for our country and for its armed forces,” according to remarks carried by Zvezda, the Defense Ministry’s news network. Hypersonic is […] The post Russia deploys…

Jailed American Paul Whelan marks one year in Russian detention

“On December 28, 2018, Russian authorities arrested Paul Whelan,” US embassy spokesperson Rebecca Ross wrote on Twitter. “365 days. Still no evidence. Still no phone calls to his family despite multiple requests. Still no independent medical care. Enough is enough. Let Paul go home THIS year!” Whelan — a former US Marine who is also […] The post Jailed American…

Elon Musk says Las Vegas tunnel will hopefully be ‘fully operational’ in 2020

His idea to bore tunnels underground to alleviate traffic in highly congested cities like Los Angeles and Las Vegas initially began as a joke in 2016 but has now become a full-fledged business aptly named the Boring Company with several nascent projects in major cities, including Chicago and Baltimore. He tweeted Friday night that the […] The post Elon Musk…

Elon Musk says Las Vegas tunnel will hopefully be ‘fully operational’ by 2020

His idea to bore tunnels underground to alleviate traffic in highly congested cities like Los Angeles and Las Vegas initially began as a joke in 2016 but has now become a full-fledged business aptly named the Boring Company with several nascent projects in major cities, including Chicago and Baltimore. He tweeted Friday night that the […] The post Elon Musk…