Met the cast of VH1’s popular series that follows the lives of several tattoo artists and their drama-filled personal life.

  Although “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” is a hit show, not all of the kids like the whole reality TV thing. Watch the Grand Hustle rapper, as he fills in on ”The Rickey Smiley Morning Show,”  reveal which one of his kids doesn’t like filming at all! Plus, hear T.I. discuss the importance of balance on […]

  In this edition of  Special K’s Top 5, he’s going in and doesn’t care who he offends in the process. Listen to him list the top 5 women who could never make a sex tape like the one Mimi Faust made and why! Listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show“ weekdays from 6-10 am EST! RELATED: Did MiMi […]

Gary With Da Tea is shaking his head at Beyonce. Why? Well, reportedly she threw some shade at her homeless little brother, Nixon. Listen to Gary’s Tea in the audio player to find out what she did that could be taken the wrong way! Get the latest from Gary’s Tea here and listen LIVE at 7:30 am & 8:30 am EST on “The […]

Easter will be here soon…you can tell by all the sweet goodies on display in most stores, bakeries and chocolate shops. All these delectable-looking options…

Harvard University has come a long way since the days when African Americans weren’t allowed to attend the Ivy League. Now, the prestigious institution is admitting…

  “Great Is Coming” singer, Jekalyn Carr is blessing us with another single that will inspire you . Listen to her new song “They Said, But God…


This past weekend there was an article in the New York Times titled “The Apartheid of Children’s Literature” where the author explained how few picture books actually feature people of color. After reading the article I got to thinking about my own childhood and how I actually read quite a lot of books with characters […]


This past Tuesday night I went with a few friends to see the play “Red Velvet” starring Adrian Lester of “Primary Colors“, the play was written by his wife Lolita Chakrabati and directed by their family friend Indhu Rubasingham. The play centers around legendary African American stage actor Ira Aldridge, who was the first black […]

If you haven’t heard by now, “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” star, MiMi Faust and boyfriend Nikko Smith leaked their own sex tape. MiMi is receiving a lot of backlash, especially because she has a daughter. Will this ruin her reputation?  Listen to the audio player to hear what “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” and […]