Monthly Archives: June 2014

Harlem Teen Opens The World’s First Sneaker Pawn Shop [VIDEO]

An entrepreneurial 16-year-old is taking advantage of the high-end sneaker fetish that many people have by opening the world’s first sneaker pawn shop in Harlem. Chase “Sneakers” Reed used his own five-figure stock of 45 mint condition sneakers to open his business. I actually got the chance to visit the shop about a month ago and the products, concept and staff are all on point. Check out the details below..

Redneck Gun Nuts Plan To Walk Through Black Neighborhoods with Assault Rifles?

The Houston chapter of Open Carry Texas, a gun rights advocacy group, postponed an event that was scheduled for this past Sunday where their members were going to walk through the streets of the Fifth Ward in Houston openly carrying assault rifles and handguns. The event has been postponed but is still expected to be held soon. If you’re not familiar with Houston, the Fifth Ward is where the Gheto Boys are from and is a predominantly black neighborhood that is no joke…SMH…this is not going to end well! Check out the details below…

Rick Ross Loses Over 100 Pounds!

We might not hear Rick Ross rapping about his favorite lemon-pepper wings anymore now that he lost over 100 pounds! Ross has talked about his weight loss several times over the past few months, saying he has been training with the CrossFit program, which combines a slew of high-intensity workouts. Check out the details below…

NYC Man Calmly Walks Into McDonald’s With a Knife Sticking Out of His Back?

A Jamaica, Queens man walked into a McDonald’s while on his cellphone after being stabbed in the back…literally?! Check out this weird story below….

More Shots Fired! 50 Cent Calls Slowbucks’ Jewelry Collection Fake On Instagram

50 Cent is just relentless, isn’t he? After the embarrassing chain snatching incident that happened during 50’s set at Summer Jam where Slowbucks was beaten and robbed for his chain [click here if you missed it],. Ever since then, Slowbucks has been slowly trying to pull his self-respect and his street credibility back together. The press conference Slowbucks threw with his trademark lawyer announcing that he would be suing 50 for damaging his brand didn’t go over too well with the streets [click here if you missed it], but he did get a chance to explain his side of the story to The Breakfast Club [see below]. He has been carefully deleting all of the negative comments that were flooding his Instagram page after the chain snatching incident/press conference and posting pictures of his clothing line in an attempt to make the best of the situation and promote his Slowbucks clothing line.  50 must’ve just got wind yesterday that Slowbucks posted a picture on Instagram over the weekend of his jewelry collection so he decided to leave his own comment in typical 50 fashion. Check it out below…

Keyshia Cole Sings About Lesbian Experience On New Song “She” [AUDIO]

Keyshia Cole publicly went through hell in her failed marriage to NBA baller Daniel Gibson and she seems to be pouring out her emotions in her new music. Keyshia recently released a single titled “SHE,” in which she sings about being ready to try out a relationship with a woman and even hints at a sexual experience with a female. Word Keyshia? Check it out below and let us know what you think….

LeBron James Becomes a Free Agent, Opting Out of Contract with Miami Heat

Bad news for Miami Heat fans! Check out the details below…

R. Kelly Checks Interviewer Over His Transgender Daughter: “First Off Don’t Start By Calling Her My Son”

A few weeks ago we told you how R. Kelly’s daughter, Jaya, came out as a transgender male and prefers to be called Jay now [click here if you missed it]. Jay’s mother, ‘Hollywood Exes” star Andrea “Drea” Kelly came out in support of her child but R. Kelly was conspicuously silent about the matter. R. Kelly was finally asked how he felt about it in an interview at Summer Jam with and before he even addressed the matter at hand, he checked the interviewer for how she started her question. Check it out below…

Racist or Nah? Baby K’Tan Responds To Controversy Over Single Black Mother Ad

The makers of the Baby K’Tan product are responding to the controversy caused by an ad on one of their boxes. A picture of two side-by-side Baby K’Tan boxes stirred up some controversy and went viral due to the fact that one box showed what appeared to be a happy white family and the other showed a black single mother. Many felt that the advertising promoted negative stereotypes and blasted the company for their ad. Baby K’Tan has heard the complaints and issued an official statement about it on their blog. Check it out below…

Rick Ross “Scared For His Life” Runs Out of Detroit After 100 Goons Show Up To His Concert [VIDEO]

Wordondastreet is that Rick Ross got ran out of his own concert in Detroit by a 100 goons who were waiting for him at the entrance to the venue. Rick “The Bawse” Ross was scheduled to perform at 107.5′s Summer Jamz #17 in Detroit Saturday night, but fans were left disappointed when they were told the rapper was going to be a no-show. The reason? He was “scared for his life.” Check out the details below…

Lela Babb Burden Earns Her High School Diploma At 111-Years-Old!

Lela Babb Burden has proven at 111-years-old that it is NEVER too late to get your education. Check out her inspirational story below…

Little Girl Blows Up Babysitter’s Scheme To Blame Black Neighbor for Home Invasion Robbery [VIDEO]

This “blame the black guy” excuse never gets old for some people does it? An amazingly wise little girl, Abby, saved her black neighbor who had been falsely accused of “fitting the description” for a crime he did not commit.  Abby’s babysitter and some friends staged a home invasion robbery in Abby’s home and set up the “black neighbor” to be the fall guy. Everything was working according to plan until little Abby spoke her truth, “It wasn’t the right skin color!” Check out the video below…

Aaliyah Movie Will Include Details of Controversial R. Kelly Relationship

Yeah, they’re going there. The upcoming Lifetime movie about  Aaliyah will reportedly include details of her controversial relationship with R&B singer R. Kelly, according to Page Six. Check out the details below…

Rikers Island School Principal Makes a Positive Impact On Young Prisoner’s Lives

Today’s Hero..or should we say Heroine of the Day is a 50-year-old woman by the name of Tonya Threadgill of Wheatley Heights, L.I. Tonya is the principal of East River Academy which teaches incarcerated inmates ages 16 to 21. For the past 20 years, Tonya has been helping her students change their lives for the better by giving them the opportunity to fall in love with learning. Check out her inspirational story below…

Donald Trump Blasts $40 Million Dollar Settlement for Men Falsely Accused in Central Park Case

What’s up with these old, rich, white men named Donald going on racist rants lately? First it was Donald Sterling, now it’s Donald Trump. Donald Trump has his panties in a bunch over the $40 million dollar settlement that NYC is paying to the 5 men falsely accused in the notorious Central Park jogger rape case. Even though the men have already spent the majority of their lives locked up for a crime that another man (Matias Reyes) confessed to committing, Donald feels that the settlement is a “disgrace”. Check out the opinion piece he wrote for the NY Daily News about it below…

Zendaya Coleman Responds To Critics Who Say She Isn’t “Black Enough” To Play Aaliyah In Upcoming Movie

Zendaya Coleman is responding to her critics who claim that she isn’t “black enough” to play Aaliyah in the upcoming biopic. The critics’ complaint is that Hollywood seems to have a tendency to pick biracial actresses to play African American characters (i.e. Zoe Saldana cast to play Nina Simone) but they would never have a woman of color cast to play a white character. Check out what Zendaya has to say to the critics below…

50 Cent Talks Beyonce’s Breath & Says Jay Z Is the Most “Overrated Artist In Hip Hop” [VIDEO]

If you ask 50 Cent a question he will give you an answer – it might not be an answer you like though! ‘Watch What Happens Live’ host Andy Cohen invited him to play ‘Plead the Fifth’ this week. 50 Cent was asked about the time Beyonce barked on him [click here if you missed that] and he was also asked who he thinks is the “most overrated artist in Hip Hop” and this is what he had to say….

Kevin Hart’s Girlfriend Eniko Blasts Fans for Calling Her a Gold Digger

Kevin Hart’s girlfriend Eniko Parrish has had enough of people calling her a gold digger on social media. We told you how Kevin Hart’s ex-wife already put her on blast for being a gold digger [click here if you missed it]. Well yesterday a couple fans threw some shots at  her also but this time Eniko clapped back. Check it out below…

Disrespectful or Nah? Chris Brown Refers To His Girlfriend As a B—- On Social Media

After giving his ride-or-die girlfriend Karrueche a shout out for being “a real one” in a cute coupled up picture on Instagram yesterday, Chris stirred up some controversy with a later post in which he jokingly referred to Karrueche as a b*tch. Many fans criticized Chris for referring to his girl as the b-word but Karrueche didn’t seem to mind as she posted some more coupled up pictures of the two later that night. This leads us to ask the question: is it disrespectful for Chris to refer to his girlfriend, even jokingly, as a b*tch or nah? Check out the details below and let us know…

DJ Envy Blasts Funkmaster Flex for Dissing His Wife On Air

The war between NY’s rival radio stations Hot 97 and Power 105.1 is intensifying ever since legendary host Angie Martinez made the decision to jump ship from Hot 97 to join their rival. Power 105.1’s  DJ Envy posted a screenshot of a ‘Cease & Desist’ letter he had his lawyers send to Funkmaster Flex for talking about Envy and his wife on air in a disparaging way. Check out the details below and Flex’s response….