Billboard names the "Munch" rapper as their R&B/Hip-Hop Rookie of The Year, leaving many confused by the choice to have her represent both genres.

25-year-old Carlee Russell’s story of disappearing on highway (after selflessly helping a toddler who was walking alone) gained country-wide recognition in just a few days. People everywhere were concerned and praying for her safe return…all for it to be revealed as a hoax! See: Carlee Russell Is Home Safe. But What Happened? Text “RICKEY” to 71007 […]

The NBA‘s been trying to figure out a way to make the regular season more exciting, and they’ve struck gold… well, maybe. On Friday night, league commissioner Adam Silver took the stage during a special episode of NBA Today to announce the sport’s first-ever in-season tournament. He revealed that the idea has been floating around […]

Meta’s newest ‘Twitter-like’ app, Threads, could be quite the competition for other text-based platforms. The highly anticipated app was set to release on Thursday, but surprised the world with an early launch Wednesday night. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). Though sharing a […]

Ja Morant just can’t stop incriminating himself on Instagram Live. The Memphis Grizzlies star was sitting in the driver’s seat of a car while blasting NBA YoungBoy. His friend was sitting in the passenger’s seat on Instagram Live, and when he panned over to show Morant having a good time, the baller appeared to have […]

Don Lemon is a well-known journalist, news anchor, and author who was employed by CNN, one of the world’s biggest news organizations. Lemon joined CNN in 2006 as a news anchor and has since become one of the network’s most recognizable and respected personalities. He has covered numerous major news events for the network, including […]

As warned by the Verified account, the platform has started removing verified legacy checkmarks for celebrities and other public figures.


Elon Musk recently created a Twitter poll asking whether he should "step down as head of Twitter," 57.5% of respondents said yes. The post Elon Musk Polls Twitter Asking If He Should Step Down. Unsurprisingly, Nearly 60% Say ‘Yes’ appeared first on NewsOne.

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Bakari Seller gives some background information and his predictions on what this means for the average Twitter user.

Amazon founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos drew sharp criticism for his attack on a Black professor over her tweets regarding the late Queen Elizabeth II & her role in the British Empire's problematic legacy. Dr. Uju Anya of Carnegie Mellon University was unfazed, firing back at him and defending her stance. The post Twitter Gives Jeff Bezos The Bird For Attacking Black Professor appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.