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According to the Daily Mail since our report (see here) Bobbi Kristina, daughter of the late Whitney Houston, and Bobby Brown, is now in a medically induced coma. Bobbi was found earlier face down in a bathtub in a drug induced overdose earlier today. UPDATE: After being treated and revived at a Roswell, Georgia hospital […]

Prayers up for the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby brown who was just found unresponsive in a bathtub less than an hour ago. NBC News reports that Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston, was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her Georgia home Saturday, police said. Brown’s husband, Nick Gordon, and […]

(Reuters) – Texas plans on Thursday to execute Robert Ladd, 57, who was convicted of beating a woman to death with a hammer in her home in 1996 and then setting her body on fire. The execution by lethal injection is scheduled for 6 p.m. CST at the state’s death chamber in Huntsville. If it […]

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan 27 (Reuters) – A Florida woman who says she fired a warning shot at her abusive husband was released from a Jacksonville jail on Tuesday under a plea deal that capped her sentence to the three years she had already served. Marissa Alexander, 34, was initially sentenced to 20 years in prison […]

DENVER — Several dozen people with candles and protest signs gathered near the alley where Denver police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old girl on Monday, recalling her bright smile and demanding answers about the deadly encounter. Police shot the teenager early Monday morning after they say she struck and injured an officer with a stolen car. […]

(CNN)  Song lyrics that glorify violence are hardly uncommon. But a prosecutor in California says one rapper’s violent lyrics go beyond creative license to conspiracy. San Diego-based rapper Tiny Doo has already spent eight months in prison, and faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted under a little-known California statute that makes it […]

  Selma was snubbed in the acting and directing categories, and the fact that one film was left bearing the burdens of diversity in this year’s awards race — the whitest in nearly 20 years — is a big problem. In a BuzzFeed Entertainment conversation with Colman Domingo, David Oyelowo, André Holland, and Stephan James in Selma […]

Very sad news about  A$AP Yams, founder of A$AP Mob, who passed away this weekend at the young age of 26. Rollingstone reported that Steven Rodriguez, better known in the music world as A$AP Yams or Yamborghini has died, his label confirmed in a statement. While cause of death and other details remain unknown, nearly every member […]

Henry Lee Jackson (January 11, 1956 – November 11, 2014), known by his stage name, Big Bank Hank, was an American old school rapper. Also known as Imp the Dimp, he was a member of The Sugarhill Gang, the first hip hop act to have a hit single, “Rapper’s Delight” in 1979.       Hank […]

    Carnell Alexander didn’t father a child. The child’s mother and a paternity test both indicate that he isn’t the child’s father, yet a court is still demanding that Alexander pay some $30,000 in back child support.     A Detroit man is facing a choice given him by the state of Michigan. The first […]