Gabrielle Douglas....the FIRST black woman to win GOLD in gymnastics in the Olympic games! What a historic, proud moment!! Wait though, I can't believe what I'm seeing, what I'm reading....and this is why I HATE you niggas!!!!
Throughout college I interned at a number of entertainment companies. Record labels, marketing/promotional companies and a sports public relations firm. It was fun. The week of All-Star Weekend in Atlanta I think I went to one class. Black College Reunion in Daytona Beach Joe Budden chilled in our hotel room. Ying Yang Twins, Method Man, Cee-Lo, Ludacris, Atlanta Falcon events. I thought I was living the life.
In case you didn’t know, June is Black Music Month. And what better day to start my tribute to Black Music Month than on June 16th, Tupac’s birthday.
It’s no secret that I love this man. Tupac was a living legend during my childhood. And the multitalented, urban poet has spoken many words that have inspired me to take action in my community (but that’s another blog). Today, on what would have been the 40th birthday of one of the greatest to ever grasp the mic, I want to “[remember] his lyrics and the promise that his life held. [It] reminds me to not waste time or gifting” (@VonnettaLWest).
Diets, weight, and body images are three subjects that I don’t often speak on. As a skinny girl who eats whatever she wants and maintains her weight without much struggle, I’ve learned to keep my mouth shut when my friends and family members discuss their struggles with weight. But lately I’ve began to get more and more frustrated with seeing and hearing friends discuss their body issues.
Growing up, my parents were definitely music lovers. My dad can recognize any song within the first three notes, and my mom (a school teacher) kept MTV and VH1 on throughout the summers. (That was back when they were truly 24 hour music stations). I remember around 2nd grade my dad purchased a HUGE 6-disc CD changer. It seems like overnight we had hundreds of CDs in the house. Two CDs stand out in my mind: Paula Abdul’s Forever Your Girl and Keith Sweat’s Make It Last Forever (how could you ever forget that sweater…ugh!!!).
In case you missed it, Drake and Chris Brown's ongoing beef exploded last night, and Twitter captured it all! Having trouble viewing the slideshow below?
Things to consider:
1) Breezy was trying to be the bigger person. I hope he doesn't backslide.
2) Fighting over a broad? Come on. Three people are dead in Auburn over a girl. Guys, it's never worth it.
3) Who would've thunk Drake and Chris would be this generations Pac and Biggie and Twitter would be the Vibe cover that instigated it all? Tread lightly before someone gets hurt.
“Iron Man 3″ is currently shooting in the North Carolina area – Iron Man 3 is shooting under the working title “Caged Heat”. Iron Man 3 will be filming through the spring. Iron Man 3 is the newest movie of the Iron Man franchise and stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man.
Please note that the following casting is for the North Carolina area and the movie is filming in and around North Carolina.
The casting director for Iron Man is Tona B. Dahlquist who also was the casting director for The Hunger Games, Homeland and Leatherheads.
An open casting call was held last month but more specific extras are needed for the movie.
Production is looking for the following extras – 18 and over
Seeking Military Men and Women (Enlisted, in Reserves, as well as those who recently left active duty or retired) for possible filming on Caged Heat.
Better known as MCA, Adam Yauch, a rapper and founder of the pioneering and multimillion-selling hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 47. Yauch had spent the last three years battling cancer of the salivary gland (New York Times).
To call the Beastie Boys hip hop pioneers may well be an understatement. To understand their role in hip hop history, start with this New York Times article. After that, enjoy the videos below.
You MUST know this track…