Sunday morning there was a deadly shooting that took place in Baton Rouge, La, killing three officers and injuring three more. The motive behind the shooting is still unknown but one of the suspects in the shooting was shot and killed by police. Police are still looking for two other suspects who fled the crime scene. Montrell Jackson was on of the three police officers that was killed during the deadly shooting. Just days before Jackson’s tragic death he posted a very heartfelt message to Facebook.
The new poster for “Birth of a Nation” just might cause hella controversy. Actor Nate Parker, who plays Nat Turner in the movie, is showed being hung by an American flag. White people aint gonna like this lol Check out the pic after jump.
Outwear label Moncler is getting dragged for their new collection. The brand recently launched a new collaboration with art collective Friends With You, which includes coats and bags baring images resembling the blackface figures seen in minstrel shows.
It has not been an easy time for Iggy Azalea as of late. In the midst of trying to prepare her stalled sophomore effort and putting a big push behind her single “Team” that seems to have already lost traction, she broke up with her longtime boyfriend/fiancé, Nick Young. Not only did she have to find out that he was cheating when his teammate put him on blast, but she then found out further via security footage at their shared home, and then the icing on top – an article ONLINE revealed he was expecting another child with his ex. Sheesh!
Lil Mama was one of the handful of women who were picked to pay homage to Lil Kim with a performance at the 2016 Hip-Hop Honors on Monday night. The Queen B has been taking time to individually thank each person with dedicated Instagram posts, and after a super sweet message to Teyana Taylor, she turned to Lil Mama. “@lilmama my Brooklynite sister! No one can deny how talented you are,” Kim began. Check out the full message in the gallery, and if you missed it, watch her performance below.
Christina Milian is your latest celebrity to weigh in on what’s going on in the today’s society with it’s number one issue of police brutality. In the early hours of this morning she took to Twitter to let out her feelings on the situation, encouraging for all to stand together and finished with the hastag #AllLivesMatter…the twittersphere just wasn’t having it.
VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors returned from its 6-year hiatus on Monday night, paying tribute to some of the greatest women in hip-hop’s history. Queen Latifah, Lil Kim, Missy Elliott and Salt-N-Pep were the honorees of the night, while so many other influential women in music were in attendance to pay homage.
After his highly viewed and talked about XXL Freshman 16 Freestyle, G.O.O.D. Music’s newest signee is hoping to follow up his smash hit “Panda” with “Timmy Turner.” He just revealed the single’s artwork via his Instagram and it’s what you expected. Check the cover art below which was designed by kidnerd.