Word on the curb is that Lauryn Hill’s recent Atlanta concert was a major disappointment.
While anxious fans? filled the intimate venue awaiting her performance, Lauryn hit the stage 3 hours late.? Once there, she performed the same music over and over again and was eventually boo’d by disgruntled crowd:
Lauryn promptly confused her fans by announcing that she was tired of ?playing the same music night after night.? Hill told the shocked audience that she wanted to play something different. She then instructed her band to speed up the music, which rendered her classic hits unrecognizable.
The insider said Hill urged the audience to sing along, saying, ?I want crowd participation.?
?But nobody could participate because NOBODY knew the music!,? said the fan. ?Everybody was looking around like ?WHAT SONG IS THIS?????
To complicate the situation further, the fan said the band was way too loud. ?We kept asking her to tell the band to turn the music down,? said the fan. ?We couldn?t hear her.?
The source said other concertgoers booed the singer and then took their bags and purses and ?stomped out? of the theater. ?They didn?t walk out ? they stomped out!? she emphasized. READ MORE
Tasia was wrapped up in drama when she was named in her married boyfriend, Antwuan Cook’s divorce proceeding as the catalyst to the breakup of his marriage.
Antwaun’s wife Paula Cook was reportedly seeking to file a civil lawsuit against Fantasia earlier this year claiming that Fantasia destroyed her marriage and even threatened to release a sex tape that she claims was made by her husband and Tasia.
Tasia subsequently scored a “win” in the hearing against his wife, Paula Cook, when a NC judge ruled in favor of Antwaun; finding that the pair?s separation date was September 14, 2009 ? not June, 2010, as Paula had claimed.
Apparently all is NOT what it seems and as if all the mess above wasn’t enough…? Fantasia did know that Antwaun was still living with his wife when they started dating and someone has leaked their email exchange to prove it! Continue Reading…
Teen pregnancy has become a huge crisis in Memphis, Tennessee. Specifically Shelby County, where the population is predominantly black and poor.
These days, the city’s Frayser Middle/High School has more teen-aged girls carrying around babies & diapers than books & backpacks.
So far, a reported 90 teens are either pregnant now or have had a baby this school year. A whopping 20% percent of the school’s female population are already in the throes of parenthood.
Sixteen-year-old Terrika Sutton (pictured above) is one of the Frayser students who became pregnant. ? Sutton, who is now the mother of a 2-month-old daughter, says she was in her fifth month when she found out she was expecting a child.
The teen mom surprised her parents and classmates alike when she broke the news to them about her situation.
Terrika spoke with a Memphis news station regarding the teen pregnancy crisis. Video below: Continue Reading…
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I’ve Been to The MountainTop” speech in support of the striking sanitation workers at Mason Temple in Memphis, TN on April 3, 1968. It was to be the last day his voice was heard by the world. The next day, April 4th, King was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel.
I’m almost postive T-Pain has something to do with this autotuned version of the speech… if not, I ain’t mad. Whatever gets the message heard works for me!
CLICK HERE for the full transcript of Martin Luther King Jr’s historic “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech.
Meet Baron “Dirty” Colon, a 24-year-old barber and finalist in Fonzworth Bentley’s 2009 program “From G’s to Gents,” an MTV reality show featuring hood dudes hoping for a second, third, or fourth chance at reform.
Colon was arrested in Miami on Jan. 7th in connection with the fatal armed robbery of a Florida artist in 2006 and has been jailed without bond on charges of armed burglary and first degree MURDER! Continue Reading…