Nick Cannon recently sparked controversy by hosting Dr. Umar Ifatunde Johnson, a Pan-Africanist, on his show “Counsel Culture” for three consecutive weeks. The latest episode tackled the sensitive topic of interracial dating, a subject close to Cannon as he has children with multiple women, most of whom are non-Black. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join […]

Lil Wayne’s candid discussion on The Richard Sherman Podcast shed light on his decision to sign Drake to Young Money Entertainment despite any reservations about “hating” on light-skinned men. This choice proved immensely successful for both artists. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). During the […]

In a recent interview with The New York Times, actor Colman Domingo shared insights into the challenges he faced breaking into the film and television industry. Domingo recounted a specific incident back in 2014 after earning a Tony nomination for The Scottsboro Boys musical. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club […]

According to Special K, Steph Curry‘s NBA championship win has put light-skinned celebs back on the map. Listen to the audio player to hear which ones he helped and how in this edition of News You Can’t Use! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” weekdays from 6-10 a.m. EST! RELATED: Stephen […]

Tank ignited a light-skinned vs. dark-skinned debate on social media that has many people opening up about their experience with what is referred to as “shadism” or “colorism.” Do black people really experience racism from their own people? According to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” cast and listeners – YES. Text GOSSIP To 71007 To Get The […]

Special K wrote a poem inspired by how some light-skinned women treat men. We all know the stereotypes, but Special K is getting tired of it. Listen to this hilarious spoken word piece to hear him express his frustration through poem! Click here for more New You Can’t Use and listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning […]