(Audio) A Special Message From Yasiin Bey: Retirement Will Come Soon Enough

It would seem as though the recent events in the life of Yasiin Bey have forced him into retirement. Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, was detained in South Africa for using an expired visa and a world passport. A special message from Yasin Bey was posted to Kanye West’s website, being a retirement from music and film. “Effective immediately,” following the last album to be released this year, the retirement will take place. Hit the jump for more.


Lakeisha Holloway Las Vegas Strip Driver Is Facing 1,000 Years In Prison

The Clark County District Attorney is making it so that Lakeisha Holloway, the Las Vegas strip driver that killed one and injured 35 more, will not see the light of day ever again. Holloway, 24, has been smacked with 71 charges, which could have her behind bars for 1,000 years. Drop down for the details.


Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong’o Reveals Disappointment In Oscar Nominations

Around this time in 2015, viewers and attendees were celebrating the Oscars. One of the very few Black elegant women to grace the silver screen had won one of the gold trophies that little girls (and guys) dream about. Lupita Nyong’o was thanking The Academy for recognizing her hard work, while this year she is “disappointed” in The Academy for their continuous minimal choices of diversity. Hit the jump for more.


Real Tears: BET Claps Back At Stacey Dash For Diss Comments

Earlier today, the obviously non-Black Stacey Dash (sarcasm at a level ten) gave her opinion on the boycotting of the Oscars topic. Like many other debatable subjects she’s interjected, Dash makes herself just look asinine. “Either we want to have segregation or integration,” she says during her Fox channel commentary. “If we don’t want segregation then we need to get rid of channels like B.E.T., and the B.E.T. Awards and the Image Awards where you’re only awarded if you’re Black.” Well, BET is here for the clap back. Why? The Black Entertainment Television network makes it clear that she once worked for them. In other words, let’s not smack the had you were once eating from. Hit the jump for more.


(Photos) Tyrese Suggests Chris Rock Forfeit His Position As Host Of The Oscars

Jada Pinkett-Smith (with Aunt Viv adding her commentary), Spike Lee, and Snoop Dogg are among the many celebrities who feel that The Academy has continuously overlooked the Black community of actors and actresses when it comes down to the Oscars. This being the reason other celebrities, namely R&B singer Tyrese, are making attempts to stop Chris Rock from hosting the upcoming ceremony. Tyrese has offered his opinion on Rock not making the show by asking him to “do the right thing.”


“The Wendy Williams Show” Renewed Into Year 2020

Wendy Williams, how you doin’? You can love her, hate her, say that she looks like a man, disagree with her disagreeing that mothers should not breastfeed in public, or laugh at her when she falls, however, the 51-year-old talk show host is getting it. It has been announced that The Wendy Williams Show will continue on through its 11th season, which will last into the year 2020. Find out more down bottom.


Unlicensed Nurse That Took Care Of Bobbi Kristina During Hospice Stay Has Been Charged

Back in October 2015, Taiwo Bolatito Sobamowo was arrested after officials found out that she was posing as a nurse at the Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia. The 32-year-old has since been charged with multiple accounts that include financial identity fraud, false identification documents and four counts of practicing registered nursing without a license. Hit the jump for more.


Tyler Perry To Release Madea Film Before 2016 Ends

Atlanta is home to the beginning stages of the upcoming Tyler Perry film, Boo! A Madea Halloween. The film, which is scheduled for an October 21st release date, highlights Madea life as she spends Halloween babysitting a bunch of teenagers while fighting off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies (not the type of thing I would usually see MADEA taking part in). Drop down bottom for the details.


Sarah Palin Backs Up Donald Trump For President

There has been an attention match amongst presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, to have the backing of Sarah Palin, former Alaska governor; she has decided to go with the Trump. “I’m proud to endorse Donald J. Trump for president,” the 2008 presidential nominee said in a statement to NBC. Hit the jump for more.


Would You Like To Know The Life Of Caitlyn Jenner; Find Out In The Upcoming Memoir

It appears that Caitlyn Jenner has listened to a snippet of Lil Durk’s “What Your Life Like” single. While he’s talking about the streets being his hustle, fans will get their chance to find out Jenner’s life upon reading an upcoming memoir that will detail the reality star’s transformation from man to woman. Find out more down bottom.


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