Originally posted on Global Grind:
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Ice Cube might now be a huge movie star and rap veteran, but he still shares the same worries for his children as any minority parent has expressed.
The Straight Outta Compton actor has been doing many interviews to promote the N.W.A. biopic film, but one of his answers during his live Youtube conversation definitely sparked more conversation behind the #BlackLivesMatter movement sweeping the country.
When asked about what he wants children, most especially his own, to have in mind when dealing with police, he responded with a heart-wrenching answer:
“My instructions to all my kids is ‘make it home.’ That’s your only order, and that’s your only instruction. That means do whatever it takes to make it to the house. The fact that we live in a world where we have to remind people that that black lives matter is terrible in itself. I…
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Originally posted on HelloBeautiful:
File Tyrese Gibson under yet another artist who has a bone to pick with the entertainment industry. The singer/songwriter has been pushing his newest album, Black Rose, really hard, but he has run into some frustration. “Shame,” the lead single from the album, which features Jennifer Hudson, has held the number one spot on Billboard charts for several weeks, but apparently the song has only been getting play on urban radio stations, and Tyrese wants more mainstream (read White) love.
“I don’t create limits for myself so I don’t appreciate mainstream not playing my song,” stated Gibson.
He added that Sam Smith, Robin Thicke, and Justin Timberlake all sing R&B/Soul music just like he does yet they get play on both urban and mainstream stations.
“We don’t say, ‘Because they’re White, they should be played only on the White stations.’ If I’m number one, my song deserves to be…
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Originally posted on The Urban Daily:
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Gwyneth Paltrow came through in the clutch with some overpriced purses that nobody actually needs because she’s totally down for appropriating hip-hop culture, you guys!
Paltrow collaborated with Edie Parker on two clutch designs: One reads HOV on one side and SHADY on the other, while a different version follows suit, reading BIGGIE and PAC on either side. A clutch will cost you $1,695 a pop.
Gwyneth, nooooo. Why did you do this?
Of course we’ve heard before that Gwyn and Jay and Bey are, like, totally chill, but we have to wonder if the real Slim Shady would be down with his own moniker emblazoned on a really expensive clutch?
Have two grand to spare and something to prove? Click here to buy on Gwynnie’s…
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Originally posted on Hard 2 Knock Shoppe:
Ice T and his wife Coco Austin recently announced that they are expecting their first child together.
“Oh shit! The news is out. YES. We”re having a baby,” Ice T tweeted yesterday (July 27). “We announced it on the Ice&Coco Talk Show taping Friday.. That show will air August 3rd”
Coco Austin also confirmed the news via Twitter.
“I’m pregnant!!! Yah!! Ice & I are so excited! I announced it Friday on our new talkshow which airs Aug 3rd.,” Coco tweeted a short while after Ice T’s tweet.
This will be Ice T’s third child. The 57-year-old rapper already has two adult children from a previous relationship as well as a 20-year-old Grandson, who in June, was charged after he allegedly shot and killed his roommate in 2014. Elyjah Marrow’s charges include involuntary manslaughter, theft by receiving stolen property and possession of a firearm during commission…
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Originally posted on HelloBeautiful:
With a highly anticipated new album, Woman, on the way, Jill Scott blessed #TeamBeautiful and fans with an exclusive and intimate concert in Washington D.C.
Jill Scott hit the Interludes stage to perform her classic song It’s Love off her debut album Who is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds, Volume 1.
During her set, Jill discussed the impact of growing up in Philadelphia on her music.
“I’ve lived a lot of places since I lived in Philly,” she explained. “Philly is always in my heart, wherever I go. It is the mother of a lot of me in a lot of ways. The music, you know comes from Philly, Philly sound. The appreciation of storytelling: you know I went to Temple University and I went to the Philadelphia High School for Girls and I have a lot of friends and family there.”
One couple even said they fall deeper…
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