Corporate brands love Metrosexual rapper A$AP Rocky, not least because he presents a safe, non-aggressive image of a young black male. The 27-year-old NYC native was named ambassador to liquor brand Courvoisier.
Monthly Archives: June 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the 185-page draft of the healthcare bill that will repeal Obamacare on Thursday. The House approved the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and passed it on to the Senate for final approval. The healthcare bill fulfills President Trump's campaign promise to get rid of Obamacare.
Rap mogul Sean Combs brought his beautiful family to the Los Angeles premiere of his documentary 'Can't Stop Won't Stop: The Bad Boy Story' on Wednesday. Pictured clockwise from top left are Christian, 19, Sean Combs, Quincy Brown, 26, Justin Dior, 23, Jessie Combs, 10, Chance Combs, 11, and D'Lila Star Combs, 10.
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Actress Nia Long and her 16-year-old son Massai Zhivago Dorsey II were spotted arriving at LAX Airport to catch a flight on Wednesday. The 46-year-old also has a son Kez Sunday Udoka, 5, with San Antonio Spurs asst. coach Ime Udoka, 39.
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The Congressional Black Caucus declined an offer to meet with President Donald Trump after his White House aide Omarosa Manigault signed the invitations as "the Honorable Omarosa Manigault".
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West reportedly hired a surrogate to carry their third child. The power couple already have two children, daughter North West, 4, and son Saint West, 18 mos.
Keke Palmer is upset at social media followers who assume she is a lesbian because of her butch haircut. The former child star dyed her buzz cut a pleasant shade of purple for her appearance at the iHeartRadio Music Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday.
Rapper Gucci Mane teamed up with troubled musician Chris Brown to send a message to fake ballers on "Tone It Down". Gucci dropped the track on Tuesday night, weeks after releasing his mixtape Droptopwop.
Reality TV star Milan Christopher took it all off for his Paper magazine cover story. Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta's first openly gay male cast member discussed being a gay role model and pursuing his rap music career as one of hip hop's few openly gay rappers.
In yet another crushing blow to the Democratic party, Karen Handel won Georgia's special election to become the first female House Republican from Georgia.
Handel easily defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff, whom the Democrats branded their "Trump-killer". The Democrats turned a meaningless local election into a referendum on President Trump -- only to suffer a stinging defeat.
Actress Gabrielle Union posted this photo of her husband NBA superstar Dwyane Wade and his son Zion, 10, vacationing in Italy. And actress Tika Sumpter's baby daddy, actor Nick James, wished her a happy 37th birthday on Instagram.com on Tuesday, June 20. James is the father of Tika's infant daughter Ella.
Prodigy of the 1990s rap duo Mobb Deep has died at age 42. The rapper's publicist announced he died Tuesday from longterm complications of sickle-cell disease.
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James posted a video giving his millions of social media followers a glimpse into his off-season fitness training. King James focused on core training with a balancing exercise to strengthen his abdominal muscles.
After reviewing video footage of an incident between two 'Bachelor in Paradise' contestants, Warner Bros. concluded there was no sexual assault.
The reality TV show was suspended after a female producer filed a complaint against DeMario Jackson, who allegedly had consensual sex with fellow contestant Corinne Olympios.
The White House has apparently taken the first steps toward canceling the often contentious and rancorous White House press briefings.
All hail broke loose after Press Secretary Sean Spicer banned cameras and audio recorders from his press briefing on Monday.
A woman's shocking racist tirade in a Canadian clinic was captured on video. The woman in the video repeatedly asks for a white doctor to see her adolescent son who is complaining of chest pains.
When told there are no white doctors until 4 p.m., the woman flew into a rage.
The news that Beyonce Knowles gave birth to twins last week barely made headlines in the United States. That's because In vitro fertilization (IVF) multiple births are so commonplace in Hollywood.
Also common is the fact that most stars who give birth to IVF twins opt for a girl and a boy so they don't have to explain why their twins don't resemble each other.
Rap mogul JAY-Z has changed his stage name again. The 47-year-old whose real name is Shawn Carter dropped the hyphen in his nom de guerre prior to the release of his album Magna Carta Holy Grail. Now he has added the hyphen and stylized his name in all caps as JAY-Z.
A 22-year-old man who abducted and murdered a 17-year-old girl near a mosque in Virginia was in this country illegally, according to an ICE detainer request.
Nabra Hussein, of Sterling, North Virginia, was reported missing after she and a group of friends left an all-night prayer session at a mosque to walk to a McDonald's at 4 a.m. on Sunday.
Claws star Karrueche Tran stepped out in Miami, Florida, wearing a Louis Vuitton Favorite NM Clutch ($985) and Giuseppe Zanotti Natural Leather Clog Platform Sandals ($795).
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There are widespread reports that rap superstar DJ Khaled was booed off stage during his set at the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas on Sunday, June 18.
According to BET.com, the rotund producer was kept waiting backstage while the sound man struggled to fix the sound issues.
Fairfax County Police have arrested a 22-year-old suspect in the abduction and murder of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen of Herndon, Virginia.
Nabra was reported missing on June 17 after she and her friends argued with two men in a car as they walked to a mosque.
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump made their first visit to Camp David for Father's Day. After the first family returned home to the White House, First Son Barron Trump, 11, snapped a photo of the Marine guard who saluted him as he stepped off Marine One. 5-foot-11 Barron is the first boy to live in the White House in over 50 years.
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Oscar winner Mahershala Ali covers the July 2017 issue of GQ magazine. The 43-year-old Oakland native discusses his late father, Phillip Gilmore, who left home to chase his dreams of becoming an actor when Ali was a toddler.
LGBT advocates are celebrating a gay teacher's meeting with President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump in the Oval Office in April.
Rhode Island teacher of the year Nikos Giannopoulos posted a photo of their meeting on his Facebook page on Thursday. The photo garnered over 15,000 'likes' and shares by Friday.
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Pop singer Beyonce Knowles had her twins on Monday, according to gossip tabloid TMZ. A woman was spotted arriving at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, carrying 2 balloons welcoming a girl and a boy, along with flowers, a gift bag, and a card that reads "B & J". As you know, the 36-year-old mother-of-3 was hospitalized last week with unknown complications related to her high risk pregnancy. She reportedly begged her doctor to delay inducing labor until after the president's birthday, which was June 14.
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NY socialite La La Anthony was spotted in Manhattan, wearing a sky blue Burberry Prorsum lace button front shirt ($995), a white Nicholas crossover hem pencil skirt ($395) and Dior So Real Mirrored sunglasses ($450).
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Justice has been served in the case of a sick woman who encouraged her teenage boyfriend to kill himself via phone calls and text messages in 2014.
On Friday, a Massachusetts judge convicted Michelle Carter, 20, of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging then-boyfriend Conrad Roy to take his own life.
Carter, who pleaded not guilty, waived a jury trial and took her chances with a bench trial.
Pop star Rihanna rocks a long white lace dress while attending the 'LVMH Young Fashion Designer 2017' event at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, France on Friday.
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