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Rihanna Buys Sprawling $21 Million California Penthouse

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Rihanna has been having the time of her life. Following an epic year and her new journey with motherhood, the trendsetting entrepreneur recently purchased a deluxe penthouse in Century City, Calif. Visit for more information According to, Rihanna’s new $21 million penthouse is a 9,290-square-foot luxury condo located at The Century, one of […]

Rapper Nicki Minaj Ventures Into Animation With New TV Series ‘Lady Danger’


Queens rapper Nicki Minaj is stepping into the comic book and animation world with the new TV series Lady Danger. Onika Tanya Maraj is ready to flex more of her creativity to both star in and executive produce the series, according to a new report Deadline. Visit for more information The series stems from the […]

The Little Mermaid’s Halle Bailey Shines At The White House’s 2023 Easter Egg Roll

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Singer/actress Halle Bailey has been having the best year ever. The Grown-ish star has been making her rounds in preparation for the role of a lifetime. Plugged in as Ariel in Disney’s live-action animated musical classic released nationwide in May, the trailer gave us a look into the certified blockbuster hit.  Visit for more information […]

[LISTEN] Joe Budden Rips Former Co-Hosts Rory & Mal Over Recent Comments

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Joe Budden and his former co-hosts are back at it again.Podcasters Rory and Mal recently called the New Jersey native a “thief” and “cat burglar” for the alleged financial issues they had host, which ultimately ended their relationship. Visit for more information Budden has fired back and referred to them as the “bare minimum” […]

[WATCH] Keke Palmer Shows Off New Post-Baby Body

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We all marveled over Keke Palmer as Akeelah and the Bee and have witnessed her growth. The actress has become a force to reckon with in Hollywood since the early 2000s. Visit for more information So, when she announced that she was having her first child on Saturday Night Live in 2022, it seemed like […]

[WATCH] Are Silicon Shots And BBL’s A Trend Of The Past?

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The boom of the Brazilian Butt Lift, or BBL, has been a hot topic in recent years as obtaining a round-hippy bottom has become more popular. Back in 2012, I wrote a featured story for The Source Magazine–Issue #252 titled ‘The Bottom Line’ where I investigated the rise of the silicon injection phase. Now 11-years […]

18-Year-Old Charged With Breaking Into Michael Jordan’s Estate

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An 18 year-old man, Raiden K. Hagedorn, was arrested in Highland Park, IL for breaking into Michael Jordan’s estate.  Visit for more information LMCS reports: Police arrested and charged a Mundelein man after receiving a burglary in progress call at Michael Jordan’s seven-acre estate in Highland Park Tuesday. Advertisement Residents reported seeing numerous Highland Park […]

Pop Smoke Murder Accomplice Sentenced To Four Years In Youth Treatment Facility

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Three years ago, up and coming New York rapper Pop Smoke was killed during a home invasion in Hollywood Hills. Rumors circulated that accidentally showing his address on social media hours earlier led to his untimely demise. Visit for more information One of the underaged invaders has just been sentenced to four years in […]

[WATCH] Cardi B Reveals She’s Still Earning Millions Off ‘Invasion Of Privacy’

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Rapper Cardi B just revealed she’s still earning “millions” of dollars from her debut album, Invasion of Privacy. Visit for more information The Bronx beauty celebrated with her team who congratulated her on the success of the fifth anniversary of her Grammy-winning debut LP. In a video posted to her Instagram Stories, Cardi is seen […]

[WATCH] Rapper Latto Says Social Media Heightens Her Insecurities

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Rapper Latto says she’s considering taking a mental health break from social media because commenters make her feel self-conscious about her looks. Visit for more information The “Big Energy” rapper opened up social media heightens her insecurities in the premiere episode of her Apple Music show “777 Radio.” The 24-year-old Rap Game star told […]

Rapper Trick Trick Celebrates Capture Of Criminal Who Assaulted Elderly Woman

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Last week, Detroit rapper Trick Trick put the streets on lookout when an 80-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by an intruder. Visit for more information Detroit police have arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting the woman and another woman as well.. The alleged perpetrator, Kenneth Davis Jr. was captured at Rouge Park. Davis Jr. […]

Shaq’s Son Shareef O’Neal Admits He Hid Who His Father Was at School


According to Shareef O’Neal, growing up with a celebrity dad has its ups and downs. Visit for more information During a recent interview with Essence Magazine, Shareef O’Neal—current power forward for the NBA G League Ignite and second oldest son of Shaquille O’Neal—revealed that he and his siblings chose to keep the identity of […]

[WATCH] Chuck D Labels Eminem and Black Thought the ‘Cyborgs’ of Hip-Hop

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Chuck D just stamped both Eminem and Black Thought as 2 lyrical cyborgs in hip hop. Visit for more information During an appearance on N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN’s Drink Champs podcast on Saturday, the Public Enemy veteran gave both MCs their flowers referring to them as ‘cyborgs’.. The legendary MC who is arguably your favorite […]

Halle Bailey Reveals How She Dealt With Naysayers At The 2023 Disney Dreamers Academy

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Grammy-Nominated Performer, Halle Bailey is the newest celebrity ambassador lending her time and expertise to mentor 100 kids in this year’s 2023 Disney Dreamers Academy. Visit for more information Disney Dreamers Academy pulled out all of the stops to cultivate the dreams of 100 bright and intelligent high school students across America. The star-studded […]