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President’s Son Nabbed With $12 Million In Jeweled Watches
September 21, 2018
In a second bag belonging to Teodorin Nguema Obiang Mangue, vice president and son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, $1.5 million in cash was found, allegedly for medical treatment far from home. ... read more »
Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Still Reigns Supreme
September 6, 2018
RIAA’s platinum status was once equivalent to selling one million albums or songs, but in 2013 the company began incorporating streaming from YouTube, Spotify and other digital music services to determine certification for albums and songs. ... read more »
Thanks to the L.A. Sheriff’s Department, White Democratic Donor is Likely to Escape Criminal Charges in Fatal Overdose of Black Gay
July 26, 2018
While the media made much of the fact that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reopened Moore’s death as a homicide investigation, had they followed up they would have learned that it was mostly to save face after Moore’s journal had been published and made national news.  The “investigation” consisted of the Sheriff’s Department relying on me and Gemmel Moore’s family attorney Nana Gyamfi to provide them with evidence, witnesses they could interview--witnesses that we fought and won immunity for in order for them to give statements to police that they didn’t trust in the first place—oh--and one flyer asking for more information about the death of Gemmel posted at Buck’s frequented haunts in West Hollywood.   ... read more »
Rare Michael Jackson Memorabilia Goes to Auction Ahead of King of Pop’s 60th Birthday
Loafers Worn by Jackson When He Performed his Famous Moonwalk for the Very First Time Included in Highlights. ... read more / view event »
Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley & Elizabeth Taylor Top the Bill for the “Legends of Hollywood & Music Auction”
Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley & Elizabeth Taylor Top the Bill for the “Legends of Hollywood & Music Auction” ... read more / view event »
This Week In Black History (August 24 – August 30)
August 30, 2017
Rustin worked with Martin Luther King Jr. as an organizer in 1955 with the Montgomery bus boycott. ... read more / view gallery »
Cosby Hires Michael Jackson’s Former Lawyer
August 23, 2017
Bill Cosby has hired former Michael Jackson attorney Tom Mesereau to lead his defense team going into the November retrial of the comedian’s sexual assault case. ... read more »
Judge in Quincy Jones/ Michael Jackson Case not Familiar with Jackson’s Work
June 22, 2017
A judge said Wednesday that videos to be played during the upcoming trial of producer Quincy Jones' multimillion-dollar breach-of- contract lawsuit against one of Michael Jackson's companies will be his introduction to some of the late singer's biggest hits. ... read more »
Floetry’s Natalie “Floacist” Stewart talks about Reuniting with Marsha Ambrosius for U.S. Tour
April 14, 2016
It’s been 10 years since the world had felt the poetic vibes of music group Floetry. When members Natalie “Floacist” Stewart and Marsha Ambrosius separated in 2006- it was big news for their fans, but not the music world. ... read more »
Sony buys Michael Jackson’s stake in music catalog for $750M
March 16, 2016
The deal is another posthumous blockbuster deal for Jackson, whose estate has erased the singer's massive debts through a mixture of new music and movie ventures and re-releases of the singer's most popular music ... read more »
History of Black Entertainment from 1980-90s
February 18, 2016
On January 25, 1980, Bob Johnson launched Black Entertainment Television (BET). The network originally broadcasted for two hours a week as a block programming on Nickelodeon. It wasn’t until 1983 when BET became a full-fledged channel, where the lineup consisted of mostly music videos and reruns of popular Black sitcoms. ... read more »
Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson doc a tribute to his music
January 27, 2016
As a young artist, Michael Jackson knew he wanted to be legendary. "I will be magic," he wrote as a teenager, outlining his plans for his career. "I will be better than every great actor roped in one." ... read more »
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