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Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins has been hospitalized with pneumonia.
His law partner and adviser, Peter Johnson, says Dinkins is being treated at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
Dinkins was the first black mayor of the nation's largest city. He served one term, from 1990 to 1993.
Johnson says Dinkins was admitted Wednesday night after experiencing…Continue
Hip Hop is perhaps the most dominant musical genre. Once considered to be a fad that wouldn't stand the test of time, the art form's influence has spread throughout America and countries abroad.
Artists like 50 Cent, Diddy, Dr. Dre and Jay Z have used rap's platform to rise from poverty to become multi-millionaire businessmen whose influences are widespread.…Continue
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Miley Cyrus kicked off her Halloween fun by dressing like Lil Kim on Wednesday (October 30). The singer copied Kim's memorable 1999 MTV Video Music Awardsoutfit all the way down to the purple pastie covering one breast. She posted…Continue
Bob Marley died over three decades ago but his music is inspiring generations.
Comedian Hisham Fageeh says he was inspired by the reggae legend’s classic “No Woman No Cry,” to perform a satirical tune he titled “No Woman No Drive.”
Fageeh’s goal was to take a jab at the controversial law in Saudi Arabia banning all female drivers.
A court has cleared the way for the…Continue
James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond (pictured), a rap music mogul who for nearly twenty years denied any involvement in the near-fatal 1994 ambush of hip-hop superstar Tupac Shakur at a New York recording studio, has now been sentenced to life in prison for his 2012 conviction on cocaine trafficking charges, reports The Smoking Gun.
The 48-year-old recidivist felom was sentence on Friday at the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, N.Y., by…
A Brazilian surfer could have ridden one of the biggest waves in history today as waves of up to 100ft created by St Jude's storm battered the European coast.
While many risked their lives going out into the waters this morning, witnesses believe it was surger Carlos Burle who rode the tallest wave - possibly beating the world record set by Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara in 2011. McNamara's wave was estimated to be 78ft tall, but the waves…Continue
Looks like leaders for the District of Columbia think it’s high time to stop jailing small-time users of marijuana. According to The Washington Post:
Ten of 13 members of the D.C. Council and Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) have endorsed a plan to make small-time marijuana possession a civil rather than a criminal offense. That means recreational cannabis users wouldn’t face arrest, charges or jail time — any of…Continue
The featured photo attached hit the Internet on Tuesday sending and Social Medialites into an immediate frenzy! It was Miller who uploaded a photo of the two at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in Montego Bay so it’s clear she wants us in the know!
Miller is a published Canadian model. She has a Canadian mother and Ghanaian father. She was featured in the October issue of Essence…Continue
While the colorful contacts are a popular addition to animal-themed Halloween costumes, the sale of them without a prescription is illegal. As such, federal agencies including the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement are working to seize the products from store shelves, according to a statement from the ICE website.
The FDA has warned that novelty eye contacts such as those worn for Halloween can cause damage to the eyes or…
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The main opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Sunday put its supporters on standby for a general election less than a seven months after it lost the poll to the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) by a slender two-seat margin.
Addressing the party’s 75th Annual…Continue
A prominent Caribbean businessman and civic leader in New York City was found dead in his home in Queens.
New York police officers say George “Gandhi” Whitehead may have died from a single gunshot wound.
“It is not known what caused his unexpected and tragic death but police detectives are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding it,” said a relative. “It is possible that he…Continue
Quincy Jones sued Michael Jackson’s estate on Friday claiming he is owed millions in royalties and production fees on some of the superstar’s greatest hits.
Jones’ lawsuit seeks at least $10 million from the singer’s estate and Sony Music Entertainment, claiming the entities improperly re-edited songs to deprive him of royalties and production fees. The music has been used in the film “This Is It” and a pair…Continue
Pictured: Ming Dong Chen, 25, confessed to butchering his cousin's wife and her four young children with
a meat cleaver in Brooklyn late Saturday
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Assassin: Juan Pablo Vazquez, 20, has admitted to killing 45 people, and he has been linked to 34 other murders in the Mexican city of Monterrey
A 20-year-old man in northern Mexico has admitted to killing 45 people, and has been possibly linked to 34 other murders.
Juan Pablo Vazquez was caught earlier this month in Monterrey where he was allegedly selling…Continue
Earlier this week Beyonce decided to have some fun by bungee…Continue
Rihanna swaps River Island for reptiles on her latest magazine cover as she poses topless with snakes wrapped around her body.
The singer stares back at readers of British GQ on their 25th anniversary issue with slit-like pupils and a possessed gaze.
The provocative photographs, directed by Damien Hirst, sees her open mouthed with a visible tongue as a…Continue