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  • Tuesday, 16 July 2019 13:21
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Nipsey Hussle thegrio.comNipsey Hussle thegrio.com Nipsey Hussle attends the Warner Music Pre-Grammy Party (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Warner Music)

  • Tuesday, 16 July 2019 04:35
  • Cortney Wills

blerdandboujee logoblerdandboujee logoKyle Baker Comic-Con is one of the biggest events of the year for comic fans and Warner Bros. TV is taking things up a notch at this year’s event by hosting a #BlerdandBoujee boat party at the annual conference in San Diego. The growing trend of Black culture being represented in the comic world has invited a whole new legion of fans, affectionately known as blerds (Black nerds) into a world they have been shut out of for years.

  • Monday, 15 July 2019 21:12
  • Blue Telusma

lil nas xlil nas x (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Stagecoach) Even though Young Thug just did a remix of Lil Nas X‘s chart topping single Old Town Road, recently he sat down and explained why he fears the rapper’s decision to come out may have been a mistake. According toThe Source, in an interview that took place with No Jumper podcaster Adam22 at Wireless Festival, the positive entertainer known for applauding his peers, said his concerns for his fellow Atlanta native are steeped in practicality, not homophobia.

  • Monday, 15 July 2019 15:33
  • Megan Sims

This year’s line-up of panels and conversations at BlackStar will feature filmmakers, scholars, and critics discussing a range of topics including Afro-Latinx identity, contemporary art, an emerging new cinematic language, Black masculinity and more. “It is incredibly important for us to be in dialogue with one another, not only during the festival, but year-round,” said Holmes. “It is these critical moments of reflection in which the artists and audience members get a chance to be in the proverbial ‘cipher,’ exchanging ideas and expanding our understanding of film making and visual culture by people of color in a global context.” BlackStar will also commemorate the 30th anniversary of the groundbreaking film Do The Right Thing, with an appearance by Academy Award winning filmmaker, Spike Lee and activist and Me Too founder Tarana Burke.

  • Sunday, 14 July 2019 19:30
  • Dawn Onley

Cardi B during the 2019 BET Awards (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images) Cardi B and Offset did not allow a major blackout in New York City to ruin their baby girl’s first birthday party. On Saturday, the rappers threw a “lit” birthday bash for one-year-old Kulture at a 42nd Street venue although the spot, like the rest of Manhattan, went completely black for several hours after a transformer exploded, knocking out power throughout the borough, according to E! News.

  • Sunday, 14 July 2019 06:30
  • Cortney Wills

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Sparks flew at the world premiere of Hobbs and Shaw on Saturday night, prompting plenty of people to evacuate the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. About 25 minutes into the film that stars Dwayne Johnson and Idris Elba, chaos ensued when sparks started flying from somewhere in the orchestra section. FIRST LOOK: Dwayne Johnson goes after Idris Elba in ‘Hobbs & Shaw’

  • Saturday, 13 July 2019 13:08
  • Ny Magee

Jaden Smith TheGrio.comJaden Smith TheGrio.comJaden Smith arrives at the premiere of CBS Films' "Five Feet Apart" at the Fox Bruin Theatre (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Jaden Smith created a water filtration system for the people of Flint, Michigan, and launched the “I Love You” food truck on his birthday this month to feed vegan meals to the homeless in Los Angeles.

  • Thursday, 11 July 2019 20:46
  • Blue Telusma

Rapper Kevin Gates performs onstage during the PANDORA Discovery Den SXSW on March 18, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Pandora) Did rapper Kevin Gates illegally transport hundreds of dollars in cash into a Louisiana state correctional facility?

  • Wednesday, 10 July 2019 21:20
  • Blue Telusma

Some of Hollywood’s biggest names got into formation Tuesday evening on the red carpet at Disney’s The Lion King world premiere at the Dolby Theatre. Everyone in the star studded cast was in attendance including Beyoncé, Donald Glover and Alfre Woodard along with other notables like Kelly Rowland, Yara Shahidi and Tiffany Haddish. READ MORE: Donald Glover and Beyoncé bring back ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight’ for revamped ‘Lion King’ Beyoncé even used the big night as an excuse to have a mommy/daughter date with Blue Ivy Carter as the two showed up decked in complimentary crystal encrusted outfits. Check out our gallery below to feel the love tonight and witness some of the best looks from some of our all time world premiere stunting celebs.

  • Wednesday, 10 July 2019 13:01
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

After a blowup between father and son that came down to fists swinging, it turns out Wendy Williams’ son, Kevin Hunter Jr., won’t have to face assault charges. The younger Hunter, 18, was charged for punching his dad Kevin Sr., in the face during a fight that was said to have started because he confronted his dad about his demand for spousal support from Williams. Hunter reportedly cheated on Williams, which allegedly was the catalyst that made Williams file for divorce. Hunter ultimately didn’t want to press charges against his son and on Tuesday, Kevin Jr. appeared in court to offer his not guilty plea.

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