Safety Test At Joey Fatone’s Hot Dog Stand Causes Chaos At Orlando Mall

Joey FatoneA routine safety test conducted in preparation for the opening of Fat One’s, NSYNC member Joey Fatone’s new hot dog stand at Orlando’s Florida Mall, sent the shopping center into chaos on Thursday. Billboard reports that a fire suppression system test at the eatery broadcast loud balloon popping noises over the mall’s PA … More »

Nate Parker: Earlier Comments Made “From A Standpoint Of Ignorance”

In a new interview with Ebony magazine, Birth of a Nation director Nate Parker says his comments from two weeks ago – when he spoke to Deadline, Variety and on Facebook – about the now-infamous 1999 college rape charges were made “from a standpoint of ignorance.” In today’s Ebony Q&A, he says, “It’s like, if I don’t know how to swim and two weeks later I know how to swim, I know how to swim. Honestly, when I started reading them comments I had to call some people and say…


Frank Ocean’s Blonde Projected To Debut At #1, Endless Ineligible For Billboard Chart

MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 14:  Artist Frank Ocean performs during the 2014 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on June 14, 2014 in Manchester, Tennessee.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)Frank Ocean’s new album Blonde is set to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 — yet another Apple Music exclusive! — but Billboard reports that Endless, the much looser “visual album” that he released less than 24 hours earlier to fulfill his contractual obligation to Def Jam, will not chart … More »

Nate Parker Talks Rape Controversy with Ebony: ‘The Definitions of So Many Things Have Changed’

Nate Parker broke his silence on Saturday over two weeks after Variety and Deadline published interviews in which he addressed being charged — along with his “Birth of a Nation” co-writer Jean Celestin — with raping a 18-year-old female student while attending Penn State in 1999. In the new interview, published by Ebony, Parker says… Read more »

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Refuses To Stand For National Anthem: “There Are Bodies In The Street”

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he’s ready for the backlash after his refusal to stand for the national anthem out of support for African Americans and other minorities. He’d better be – responses came fast and sometimes furious.
After sitting out the anthem before Friday’s exhibition game in San Francisco against the Green Bay Packers, Kaepernick told NFL Media, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black…


LUKE CAGE scene illustrates why being bullet proof & a hero could be problematic!

I want someone to ask Trump about how cool LUKE CAGE is

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Hey folks, Harry here… We’re 3 days from gorging LUKE CAGE episodes like it was STRANGER THINGS or DAREDEVIL and I can not wait!  I like when the guys jump on Luke, that his legs don’t buckle do to the weight…  that’s neat.  I loved what we got of Luke Cage in JESSICA JONES – and hope this show brings something new to the Hell Kitchen troubles we’ve seen thus far upon Netflix.  Well…  I know which night I’m not sleeping… (most nights, but still)…

Keep it cool,

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Don Cheadle To Trump After Dwyane Wade Comment: “You Truly Are A POS”

It’s a day ending in “y”, and so it is that Donald Trump has sparked another firestorm of criticism this morning, and in doing so landed himself the honor of being called “a POS” (piece of sh**) by House of Lies star Don Cheadle. The cause: a tweet politicizing the tragic death of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge, cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, who was shot and killed Friday night in Chicago. Offering no condolences, Trump used the occasion of her murder for a tone-deaf…