‘SNL’ Announcer, Don Pardo Dies At 96

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“It’s Saturday Night Live,” is a phrase we’re use to hearing on the popular day of the week. The voice behind the saying came from Don Pardo who passed away last evening in his Tucson, AZ home while sleeping.

Pardo began working at NBC in 1944, was SNL’s opener voice for 38 of 39 seasons, had a stint on Jeopardy that lasted 11 seasons and pretty much worked until the day of his passing. Pardo and his voice will me missed. RIP! Hit the jump for more.

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Trayvon Martin’s Mother Pens Heartfelt Letter To The Family Of Mike Brown #Ferguson

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It’s been a little over two years since the fatal death of teen, Trayvon Martin. Many of us, although didn’t know Martin’s family personally, experienced his loss all the same. Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton became the face of mothers who had lost a young black son in one of the worst ways. Even with the difficult process of losing a child on her shoulders, Fulton continues to show her support in other ways.

Today, the death of Michael Brown has united individuals from all around the world to speak out about the brutality young black men endure from local police departments. Along with the rest of us, Sybrina Fulton feels the pain that Ferguson, Mo and Brown’s family feels. She pens a lengthy letter to the Browns, “providing support to families that have lost a young child to senseless gun violence regardless of race, ethnicity or gender.”

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Yikes! R. Kelly Sued By Manager For $1 Million Dollars!

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R. Kelly seems to ALWAYS be in some nonsense. The “Black Panties” singer is being sued by his long-time manager, Derrel McDavid, who helped his career pop over the past two decades. Last year, the two had a falling out and Kelly agreed to give McDavid $1.3 million dollars and they’d just part ways peacefully. However, after Kellz made the first payment of $300K, he was supposed to continue paying McDavid $40K a month for a total of 18 months. McDavid has yet to receive any more money after the initial payment, so he’s suing for the remaining $1 million dollar balance. MESSSSSY ALERT!

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(Photos) Dope! Diddy Reveals Artwork & Surprise Release Date For ’1111′ Album

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Music mogul Diddy always has some surprises up his sleeve and never ceases to amaze us. On Tuesday morning, he took to his IG account to announce that he’ll be releasing a brand new album entitled ’1111′ on Wednesday, August 20th. He linked up with techno/house producer Guy Gerber on the project, so we should expect a complete different type of sound for this album. Check out what Diddy had to say on Instagram about his [semi Beyonce-inspired] surprise project in the gallery.

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#DJFunkFlexApp New Music: Future – Monster

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Future drops a new one called “Monster.” He’s currently working on a new project called “EVOL.” Listen below.

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Live Stream: ‘I Am Mike Brown’ Live From Ferguson, MO

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Watch KARG Argus Radio’s live coverage of the “I Am Mike Brown” protest currently happening in the streets of Ferguson, MO.

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Justin Timberlake Calls Madonna His “Ninja”, Sparks A Twitter Backlash

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When wishing “Happy Birthday” goes wrong. Justin Timberlake found himself in some controversy over the weekend after he allegedly sent Madonna a birthday tweet calling her his “mother chucking ninja.”

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Paul Giamatti Joins The Cast Of N.W.A Biopic As Jerry Heller

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paul Giamatti is set to play Jerry Heller in the upcoming N.W.A biopic “Straight Outta Compton.”

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(Photo) Kevin Hart Engaged To Girlfriend Eniko Parrish!

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Comedian Kevin Hart proposes to his “rib” Eniko Parrish, and she said yes!!

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(Video) Nelly Organizes A Celebrity “Hands Up” Protest With Chris Brown, Trey Songz & More in L.A.!!!

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St. Louis’ very own, Nelly, gathered a host of A-list stars to help with a “Hands Up” demonstration in L.A. to pay homage to the suburb of his home town; Ferguson. As you (should) know, the Department of Justice is looking into the death of 18-year-old Mike Brown as a possible violation of Civil Rights. Simply put, Nelly’s looking to make sure that many — if not all — are at least aware. “This is bigger than me and you.” Thanks to REVOLT, you can check it out after the jump.

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