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CORONAVIRUS: News Update

CORONAVIRUS: News Update

Monday’s news about the global pandemic. Latinos are experiencing coronavirus symptoms at a much higher rate than the rest of the U.S. population. (USA Today) While news of civil unrest in several major cities grabbed the headlines the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths continued to go up over the weekend. There are now…

RIHANNA: Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

RIHANNA: Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Rihanna has been avoiding social media lately, but she couldn’t remain silent over the death of George Floyd. RiRi posted a heartfelt statement to Instagram. “For the last few days, the magnitude of the devastation, anger, sadness I’ve felt has been overwhelming to say the least! Watching my people get murdered and lynched day after day pushed…

JAY-Z: Justice for George Floyd

JAY-Z: Justice for George Floyd

Jay-Z has joined the chorus of celebrities calling for justice for George Floyd. The Roc Nation rapper and activist has personally advocated that justice be served “to the fullest extent of the law” and has asked Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison to “do the right thing and prosecute all those responsible for the murder of George Floyd.” Hov posted a…

ICE CUBE: Cancels *Good Morning America* Appearance

ICE CUBE: Cancels *Good Morning America* Appearance

Ice Cube canceled on Good Morning America today (Thursday) The rapper-turned-actor explained his last-minute decision on Twitter. He wrote, “I apologize to everyone expecting to see me on Good Morning America today, but after the events in Minnesota with George Floyd C, I’m in no mood to tell America, good morning.” Hot Takes: It’s hard to wake up early and smile…

TI: Responds to Trump’s “Unauthorized Use” of His Music

TI: Responds to Trump’s “Unauthorized Use” of His Music

Earlier this week, President Trump’s team posted a remix of “Whatever You Like” to Snapchat, and turned T.I.’s hit song into a Joe Biden diss track. Now, T.I. has weighed in on the “unauthorized use” of the track and is not happy about it. A representative for the rapper says, “The video distorts lyrics from his #1 charting song by misrepresenting the…

CHRIS BROWN: Makes Daughter’s Birthday Wish Come True

CHRIS BROWN: Makes Daughter’s Birthday Wish Come True

Chris Brown surprised his daughter Royalty for her sixth birthday this week — and gifted her two pet birds. Royalty’s mama, Nia Guzman, posted a video where she says, “RoRo, we officially have a zoo, baby.” Ro named them Casey an’s The birds are not the first type of exotic animals he’d bought for Royalty. She had a pet monkey, until it was later seized…

GEORGE FLOYD: Protesters Fill Streets in Minneapolis

GEORGE FLOYD: Protesters Fill Streets in Minneapolis

Protesters crowded the streets of Minneapolis last night in response to the death of a black man in police custody which was seen nationwide in a graphic video. The protest turned violent as demonstrators clashed with police, at one point destroying a precinct building. Police say the demonstration started out peacefully with people calling for justice…