ORANGEBURG, SC - NOVEMBER 08: Democratic presidential candidate, billionaire Tom Steyer addresses the audience at the Environmental Justice Presidential Candidate Forum at South Carolina State University on November 8, 2019 in Orangeburg, South Carolina.
(Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) Lizzo is facing a countersuit by three songwriters who claim they did not receive proper credit for writing her highly successful song, “Truth Hurts.” Justin and Jeremiah Raisen, as well as Justin “Yves” Rothman filed the suit Friday in federal court in California alleging that the hit is very similar to another song they composed with Lizzo called “Healthy,” according to Variety. READ MORE: Lizzo takes legal action over allegations she stole ‘Truth Hurts’ from songwriters
Instagram Rapper Jim Jones thinks being a rapper is “one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet” – even more dangerous than being a soldier. The Dipset MC recently made the comment and it upset one Iraq war veteran who responded back that there’s no “truth” to the argument. “Heard the comments you made about ‘being a rapper is harder than fighting a war in Iraq…’ You allowed to have your opinion without any facts nor truth to it, but as a Vet and hip hop fan, I found it extremely disrespectful and ignorant,” the vet who goes by the Instagram handle @mramcore told Jones on Instagram.
Normani attends Z100's Jingle Ball 2018 at Madison Square Garden on December 07, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images) Normani has addressed the racist social media posts by former bandmate Camila Cabello and opened up about being hurt. The 23-year-old breakout pop star is the latest cover star for Rolling Stone and cleared the air on a few issues.
Public Enemy and Bernie Sanders are fighting the power together. Public Enemy is slated to perform at the Los Angeles Convention Center for the presidential candidate during a rally this Sunday. The concert is being promoted by the Sanders campaign with a “Fight the Power” poster paying homage to the group’s 1989 hit single. The posters are available for Sanders supporters when they make a donation. View this post on Instagram The time is now! FIGHT THE POWER! PullUp and see @publicenemyftp & @berniesanders March 1st at the LA Convention Center! #berniesanders #bernie2020 #publicenemy
R. Kelly has defaulted on a civil lawsuit filed by a woman who claims to have had a sexual relationship with the singer that started when she was 16. Chicago Judge Moira S. Johnson on Tuesday ruled that Kelly’s failure to appear in court to answer to the claims constituted a default. The plaintiff, Heather Williams, alleges in the suit that she met Kelly on a Chicago street and that he took her to a music studio and told her he would put her in one of his videos. Instead, Williams claims the R&B singer lured her into having sex with him in 1998 when she was just 16, according toRolling Out.
Catherine Pugh, the former mayor of Baltimore, was sentenced to three years in prison on federal conspiracy and tax evasion charges centered on her self-published children’s book series. Before her sentence was handed down, Pugh, 69, tearfully apologized “to anyone I have offended or hurt through my actions” and asked Judge Deborah K. Chasanow to show mercy. Pugh said although she had “turned a blind eye” and “sanctioned things I should not have,” she never intended to harm anyone, according to The Baltimore Sun. READ MORE: Former Baltimore mayor, Catherine Pugh, enters guilty pleas Chasanow called Pugh’s crimes “astounding” and said she
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 12: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama (R) presents the Medal of Freedom to Vice-President Joe Biden during an event in the State Dining room of the White House. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
Traffic moves past the front of the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss. Another Mississippi inmate died at the hands of a fellow inmate, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, this time, at the penitentiary, bringing the death toll to four amid disturbances over the past week in the state prison system.
Love Is Blind (Netflix) ***WARNING: This post contains MAJOR spoilers for Season 1 of Love Is Blind *** If you’ve been living under a rock, you may not know that Netflix has a new hit on their hands with their “dating experiment” series Love Is Blind. Fortunately, we haven’t been able to look away from the oddly addictive reality series that dares to ponder whether or not people can find and sustain a love not based on physical attraction. Here are 5 reasons Love Is Blind is our new obsession: