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Hip Hop Journalist Dee Barnes Visits the Wendy Show!

Wendy Williams Promises to Help  Journalist Dee Barnes Publish her Memoir and Produce Movie of her Life Story

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50 Cent is NOT playing with Teairra Mari – Judge Orders Bench Warrant

Things just got real when a Judge ordered a bench warrant for Teairra recently  for her failing to appear at a court hearing to contest the charges against her from 50 Cent. Blast Reports:

The Superior Court of Los Angeles admitted to a clerical error in the case between Teairra Mari and 50 Cent, leading to the “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” star to mock the rapper on social media.

The Blast reported on Monday that a bench warrant was issued for Mari after she failed to show for a hearing in their ongoing legal battle. The documents in the case reflecting the warrant were filed at 8:30 AM on Monday.

But several hours later, the court issued a rare correction, saying that “through inadvertence and/or clerical error, the minute order of 04/22/2019 in the above-entitled action does not properly reflect the Court’s order.”

They explained that while the bench warrant was issued, it was also held until a hearing on May 22. If she skips THAT hearing, then the warrant will become active.

Teairra Mari legal docs with 50 Cent

After 50 bragged about the warrant on social media, Mari fired back on Wednesday, writing, “Never believe a ni**a named Curtisss… even if he is your favorite washed up old school rapper…. 😩”

She explained, “Here is the real news: My Lawyers are all the way on point (the best), I never had an arrest warrant… and Spare Change never TRADEMARKED S**T.. he’s just trying to steal drip.. he needs it bad.. you see how this boy dress.”

It’s a safe bet 50 won’t take too kindly to those remarks.

50 Cent got the hearing in question set by the court to examine Mari’s finances as he is taking steps to collect on the $30,000 she owes him in attorney fees.

As The Blast first reported, 50 Cent was awarded $30,000 from Mari after a judge ordered the reality star to pay the rapper after he prevailed in her revenge porn lawsuit.

The judge dismissed all claims against the rapper and awarded him attorney fees to be paid by Mari.

50 Cent tried to argue for Mari to pay his entire $161,660.15 legal bill but the judge didn’t grant him the full amount. Instead, she was ordered to pay a total of $30,618.

Beloved Director John Singleton has passed away at 51

Screen Shot 2019-04-29 at 11.59.20 PMShocking news hit the headlines thirteen days ago that John Singleton had suffered a stroke. I for one was immediately disturbed and distraught until I first heard it was a mild stroke. ( My mother recently suffered a mild stroke as well so I immediately had  confidence that he would have a slow but successful recovery. To my dismay days later I first heard John Singleton was now in a coma and his family was having a discrepancy about his estate.

Screen Shot 2019-04-30 at 1.24.37 AMIn the back of my mind I was thinking, “Why are they fighting over this man’s estate and who would decide what, as I thought that Singleton was showing signs of improvements. Hours later I read the news that John Singleton had passed away at the young age of  51. My heart is literally broken. Singleton was a young black filmmaker who understood LA history.  He perfectly depicted life in South Central LA for a black man and the worries of a black woman raising a young black son grooming him to be a man. Singleton just perfectly understood and knew how to capture it all on film. The LA Times explained it best: Continue reading Beloved Director John Singleton has passed away at 51

Nipsey Hussle’s Attorney Working on Getting Kerry Lathan Out Of Jail

Kerry Lathan is in Jail Facing Life for Standing Next to Nipsey Hussle when he was killed!

Kerry Lathan, the man who was shot alongside Nipsey Hussle, is now speaking out. No Justice No Peace! Is it fair that Kerry Lathan is

currently in prison. Police claim he violated his parole, because they claim he was hanging out with Nipsey Hussle – a known “gang member.” When truly Kerry was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. He is a victim of the wrong set of circumstances and believes that he should be free. Continue reading Nipsey Hussle’s Attorney Working on Getting Kerry Lathan Out Of Jail

B. Simone Hosts Private Screening of new Zeus Network Reality Series

Screen Shot 2019-03-13 at 11.33.01 PMB. Simone Hosts Private Screening of new Zeus Network Reality Series ” You’re My Booyfriend”

Lemeul Plummer, Founder of the Zeus Network and Executive Producer of “You’re My Booyfriend” hosted a private screening for the social media influencer, comedianne turned digital reality star B. Simone. A very grateful B Simone showed up and showed out for the red carpet expressing many thanks to all her guests, supporters and the entire cast who also showed up for the screening followed by a Q & A discussion.  Simone’s manager Mz. Skittlez opened up the screening by expressing how hard working B. Simone has been over the past few years. Even stating she’s currently booked and busy doing comedy in sold out rooms & returned from Vegas just to attend this screening in Atlanta, GA.  Continue reading B. Simone Hosts Private Screening of new Zeus Network Reality Series

Jussie Smollett is under arrest and in Chicago police custody

Jussie Smollett turns himself into Chicago police; arrested on charges of filing a false police report

jussie-darkx750According to Fox News  “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in the “custody of detectives” Thursday morning, Chicago police Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi said.  This news is alarming and very non surprising under the circumstances and the talk about the alledged attack that has been going on since Super Bowl weekend.

Several celebrities and media outlets have expressed through their social media and articles to explain their disdain for Jussie’s whole role in this cluster****. Continue reading Jussie Smollett is under arrest and in Chicago police custody

NAACP Image Awards 2019 are in- Wakanda Forever – Black Panther Leads

Black Panther, Netflix, HBO and ABC are leading the pack in nominations!

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Photo Credit Chris Pizzello/Invision/ AP

The iconic NAACP Image Awards is celebrating 50 years!!! It’s not surprising that Black Panther leads in terms of projects with 17 nominations in multiple categories. Wow, Netflix is leading in terms of Networks holding 22 nominations (4 film nom which goes to prove the Digital era is not to be ignored). HBO (20 nominations), ABC (18 nominations) holding 3rd place.

Lots of well deserved nominations. This year the Producers Channel TV hit the red carpet for several of these private screenings and had the privledge to interview so many nominated directors, writers and actors. Chadwick Boseman and director Ryan Coogler, LeBron James, Regina King and Beyoncé are each nominated for entertainer of the year. The Black Panther soundtrack single “All the Stars” is up for best music video, along with other nominations. If Beale Street Could Talk and Black-ish with nine nominations each, Insecure and Seven Seconds with eight each, BlacKkKlansman with seven nods, each.

Black Panther, Beale Street, BlacKkKlansman, The Hate U Give are all nominated for outstanding motion picture along with Crazy Rich Asians, according to The Hollywood Reporter 

See below for the complete list of nominees after the break Continue reading NAACP Image Awards 2019 are in- Wakanda Forever – Black Panther Leads