Denver Mom Pens Sweet Letter To Fetty Wap For Giving Her Son The Courage Not To Wear Prosthetic Eye

A mom from Denver wrote heartfelt letter to Fetty Wap thanking him for giving her 10 year-old son Jayden the courage not to wear his prosthetic eye. Incase you didn’t know at birth Fetty Wap was diagnosed with a rare eye disease called, congenital glaucoma, which caused him to have one of his eyes removed. For most of his life the New Jersey rapper, wore a prosthetic eye however stopped when his rap career began to take off to maintain a unique image. Like Fetty Wap, 10 year-old Jayden wore a prosthetic eye after being diagnosed with Retinoblastoma, a rare tumor in the retina. After Jayden learned of Fetty Wap he was inspired to take out his prosthetic eye. His mother wrote a Facebook post thanking the “Trap Queen” rapper for being such an inspiration to her son. Check out the touching letter below.

Tina Knowles Pens An Open Letter To Beyoncé, Solange And Kelly Rowland

Although she only birthed two of them, Tina Knowles pens and open letter to Beyoncé, Solange, Kelly Rowland and her niece Angie Beyince. How adorable is that? With Mother’s Day a couple days away, young ladies are expressing their love to their mother in the most sentimental way; putting joy in the air. However, what TIME decided to do was switch the roles; asking the mothers to show love to the kids.

Marvin Gaye’s Children Write An Open Letter On Their “Blurred Lines” Win!

Marvin Gaye’s children, Nona, Frankie, and Marvin III have written a lengthy open letter to public on their $7.4 million dollar win against Pharrell and Robin Thicke – They are coming for T.I. next. In the letter, Gaye’s children deliver a brief history lesson on “Got to Give It Up” and how their father would have dealt with the situation of stolen music. “If he were alive today, we feel he would embrace the technology available to artists and the diverse music choices and spaces accessible to fans who can stream a song at a moment’s notice,” the siblings wrote. “But we also know he would be vigilant about safeguarding the artist’s rights. He also gave credit where credit is due.” Aside from winning this ‘suit, the children claim that Pharrell’s “Happy” have tones of Gaye’s old material, however, “We have absolutely no claim whatsoever concerning “Happy,” they write. Read the open letter after the jump.

Wale Opens Up About Black Women’s “Representation In The Entertainment World”

Wale pens an open letter, expressing his views points on black women and how their representation in the media is depicted. It’s no surprise that in 2015, the phrase “sex sells” holds 100% truth more now then ever. During the casting call process for his latest visual “The Body“, Wale decided to steer clear of the ‘half-naked lady’ and go with a dark-complexed women with much left to the imagination. The woman in the video [Mariah] depicts a more “normal beauty,” Wale states, and he hopes that more black women take on this role. Check down bottom for more.

(Video) NBA: Charles Barkley & Kenny Smith Go Back & Forth On Ferguson, Eric Garner

You had to know last night that the “NBA on TNT” was going to have to address the fact Kenny Smith wrote an open letter to Charles Barkley discussing his views on the situations in Ferguson and New York. Thankfully the network didn’t try to sugarcoat it and soon as the show started made it clear basketball talk was going to be on hold for a minute while Charles, Kenny & Shaq spoke on what is going on and more specifically the letter Kenny wrote to Charles. It seems we have been hearing from Charles non stop recently but that is only because people keep putting microphones in his face. All three of the guys make some good points regardless of what side of opinion you are on. Hit the jump.

NBA: Kenny Smith Writes Open Letter to Charles Barkley About His Racial Remarks & Ferguson

Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley often have differing opinions and we enjoy them as they engage in banter on Inside the NBA.  This however is a more serious matter.  Barkley recently made remarks regarding Ferguson saying that he agrees with the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.  Barkley also referred to the looters as “scumbags” and dispelled the notion that there should be any tension or distrust between African Americans and police officers.  The comments prompted a strong response from numerous people including Barkley’s co-host.  Kenny Smith writes open letter to Charles Barkley.

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