Rapper/singer Nicki Minaj caught a lot of flack online and off when she revealed the cover art for her latest single, ‘Lookin Ass Nigga’.
The cover featured the iconic ‘rifle’ photograph of Malcolm X and the net went crazy with many stating it was the ultimate disrespect, in light of the fact that Black History month is upon us.
The photo sparked huge backlash for the controversial rapper.
A Change.org petition was created, which drew thousands of signatures, urging a boycott to stop her from ”dishonoring the life and contributions of one of the greatest leaders of the 20th century.”
Another petition was created by activist Kevin Powell, who made the point that Malcolm X’s reason for carrying a gun (because he was justifiably afraid for his life) isn’t comparable to Minaj’s sexualized use of guns in her video for the song.
After feeling the heat, Nicki decided to pull the cover and offered an apology online.
Here’s what she has to say… Continue Reading…
Halloween has come and gone but pictures of people having fun and acting goofy in costumes will live on forever.
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Toya Wright and her hubby Memphitz (pictured above) transitioned into Superfriends Batman and Robin for Halloween 2013, while many others i.e. Miley Cyrus, dressed as their favorite rapper.
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Are you wondering what a few of your farvorite celebs dressed as this year?
Well… Beyonce donned wings and a ‘Halo’ to become an angel, Nicki Minaj fulfilled her fantasy of being a stripper…and Rihanna channeled her inner ‘thuglife’ to become a Latina gang banger.
** Update 11/1/13 3pm: Just added photos of Wendy Williams as Wonderwoman and Ellen Degeneres as Nicki Minaj.
Check out costumes from Halloween 2013 below: Continue Reading…
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Waka Flocka Flame has officially confirmed what I told y’all about 2 weeks ago. Yes… he and his fiance will be joining the cast of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s 3rd season.
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Dontcha just love it when I’m right!
Waka also address Gucci Mane’s current issues and tried to reveal his thought processes. As you know, Gucci & Waka used to be as thick as thieves (pun intended).
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But now? Not so much…
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After Gucci’s twitter meltdown the other day (click HERE if you missed that), questions arose about his state of mind but many also speculated that he tweeted the truth about a few industry rumors. Like… did Waka and Gucci really pass Nicki Minaj around like a plastic blowup doll?
In his recent interview with ‘The Breakfast Club’, Waka spoke about Gucci, LHHATL and more.
Details + watch Waka’s full interview below… Continue Reading…
Black twitter was on FIRE last night when our homegrown crazy that is Gucci Mane went on a twitter rant of epic proportions. From Tiny to Nicki Minaj, to even Monica, no secret seeemd safe as the rumored bi-polar went on and on about damn near EVERYTHING.
Remember when Gucci offered up Waka Flocka for a milli? Well that was nothing!
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Did he really pay Cash Money Records/New Money top star Nicki Minaj $60 for sex back when true ATLiens remember has just another girl in the game in the ATL trying to make it? And not even industry peers were safe. Well respected Ebony Son manager Chaka was even brought into the fray, chile. And we can’t forget Jeezy, he got some Gucci sauce thrown his way.
Some of the things said were so disrespectful I can’t even repeat. But I sure can post ‘em! so prepare yourself for the ridiculous, the aha moments [my apologies to Oprah], and the confirmations you’ve suspected anyway.
In case you missed it, read all of Gucci’s twitter rant below… Continue Reading…
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