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Jay-Z‘s making moves to cake up off the cartoon character he created. Hov’s company, S. Carter Enterprises, just filed docs to trademark the animated character “Jaybo” — first seen in the “Story of O.J.” music video. The plan is to put Jaybo’s likeness on T-shirts, sweaters, hats, blankets, shams, dinnerware, mugs, cocktail shakers and thermoses. The […]

The Trump administration has taken new measures to prevent sensitive and potentially embarrassing information from being leaked to the media by banning the use of personal cell phones inside the West Wing. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said this morning, “The security and integrity of the technology systems at the White House is a top priority for […]

Rihanna spent Christmas back home on the island of Barbados, surrounded by family. She never expected it would be the last time she’d ever see one of her cousins. 21-year-old Tavon Alleyne was shot and killed just a day after celebrating the holiday with his famous cousin. Rihanna shared a photo on Instagram and wrote, “RIP cousin… can’t believe it […]

Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Sharon Stone and Kristen Bell just announced the first round of nominees for the Golden Globes Awards. The show will air live on January 7th on NBC. Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Robert De Niro – The Wizard of Lies Jude Law – The Young Pope Kyle MacLachlan – Twin Peaks Ewan McGregor – Fargo […]

Lil Pump‘s incredible year continues with the news that the 17-year-old “Gucci Gang” is on his way to becoming a millionaire. TMZ broke down some of the details around Pump’s record deal. He’s signed to Warner Brothers, who gave him a huge advance of $375,000 for his debut album. But that number doesn’t include the 15 percent he […]

Viewers who forced themselves to make it through last night’s premiere of MTV’s Floribama Shore got a welcomed surprise when the network announced that its original series, Jersey Shore, will return next year. MTV teased Jersey Shore Family Vacation which will star all of the original cast members, except for Sammi Giancola. The others; Deena Nicole Cortese, Paul “Pauly D” Delvecchio,” Jenni “JWOWW” Farley, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie […]

The 2018 Grammy nominations were announced on Tuesday morning live on CBS and via Grammy.com . Check out the list of hip-hop and R&B specific nominations below.   BEST NEW ARTIST: Alessia Cara Khalid Lil Uzi Vert Julia Michaels SZA BEST R&B PERFORMANCE: “Get You” by Daniel Caesar Featuring Kali Uchis “Distraction” by Kehlani “High” by Ledisi “That’s What I Like” by Bruno Mars […]

Meek Mill has another heavy hitter in his corner — and this one’s doing more than just offering support. The Reverend Al Sharpton will meet with the rapper and his attorney today (Monday) to see how he can help in Meek’s probation-violation case. He believes he can use his influence to get Meek’s two- to four-year sentence reduced […]

Fetty Wap was arrested overnight in New York City for drunk driving and drag racing another vehicle. Police say the rapper, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, was caught speeding in a black Mercedes around 1 a.m. He handed the police officer a suspended driver’s license and appeared to be intoxicated. He failed a field sobriety test and […]

The gunman accused of opening fire at a Maryland office park and killing three co-workers yesterday morning has been captured in Delaware. Police say 37-year-old Radee Prince shot up Advanced Granite Solutions in Edgewood, Maryland, killing three and wounding two others before fleeing. He was caught by police in Newark, Delaware after a brief foot chase. The […]

At least 36 people are dead in wildfires in Portugal, and at least another three have died in neighboring Spain. Officials there say there were 105 separate fires, most of them started by arsonists. Peripheral winds from the passing of Hurricane Ophelia over the weekend fanned the flames. Among the dead is a one-month-old infant. […]

Northern Michigan University is doing its part to prepare students for the growing – and increasingly legal – weed business by offering a degree called “Medicinal Plant Chemistry.” While schools such as Harvard, University of Denver, Vanderbilt and Ohio State – among others – offer marijuana-business related courses,  Northern Michigan is offering an honest-to-goodness, four-year degree. […]