When Will Nicki Minaj Stop Holding Her Career Hostage?

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Much like the real life queens she often emulates, Nicki Minaj has always been royalty. Just one year after she signed with Young Money, the Trinidadian star had already built an entire empire thanks to the success of her debut album, which followed hot on the heels of her first Grammy nomination and that monstrous verse with Kanye. Read more


Man pimped sixth-grader gets 12 years


A cruel Brooklyn pimp was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for luring a Manhattan sixth-grader into his clutches with the promise of a babysitting gig — then sexually assaulting her and forcing her into prostitution. Read more


Jussie Smollett staged attack?


CHICAGO—Two brothers told Chicago police investigators that they were paid by “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett to stage an attack on him, according to a person familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly. Read more


Apple ‘Confirms’ New iPhone Upgrades

Apple iPhone 11 concept – not the only upgraded hardware coming in 2019

While we had an inkling it was comingApple AAPL +0.36% has now confirmed two iPhone releases earlier than anyone anticipated…  Read more


Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid Settle Grievances with NFL

Colin Kaepernick (7) y Eric Reid, de los 49ers de San Francisco, se arrodillan durante la interpretación del himno nacional,antes de un partido de la NFL, frente a los Panthers de Carolina, el domingo 18 de septiembre de 2016 (AP Foto/Mike McCarn)

The grievances filed by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid against the NFL have reached a resolution. Read more


The 2019 Grammy Winners!



The 61st annual Grammy Awards are a wrap! Find all the night’s winners below. Read more


Chris Brown Detained in Paris


Chris Brown and two members of his team have been detained by French police and are in custody after a woman claims she was raped by the singer in a hotel. Read more

R.Kelly Accusers Violate Non-disclosure Agreements

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R. Kelly made the female members of his alleged sex cult sign an iron-clad non-disclosure agreement preventing them from giving interviews to the press, among other stipulations. Read more


Grammy Nominations 2019: See The Full List Here

Janelle Monáe (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images); Kacey Musgraves (Photo by Gina Wetzler/Redferns); Donald Glover (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia); Cardi B (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Fashion Nova)


The nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards are being announced this morning. At 8:30am Eastern / 5:30 a.m. Pacific on CBS This Morning and Apple Music, select categories will be announced by Janelle Monáe, Alessia Cara (last year’s Best New Artist), Shawn Mendes, and Apple Music’s Zane Lowe. Find the full list below, which includes multiple nominations for artists including Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Drake, Post Malone, H.E.R., Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Lady Gaga, and many more. Other notable artists who have picked up nominations include Mitski, Tierra Whack, Jorja Smith, Deafheaven, BTS, and others. Read more


Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscar Host


Kevin Hart photographed for Variety by Pamela Littky


Wednesday afternoon, popular actor-comedian Kevin Hart was announced as the host for the upcoming 91st annual Academy Awards. By Thursday night, he had stepped down.

The turn of events followed outcry over previous anti-gay tweets, and comments Hart made during stand-up routines nearly 10 years ago. Some of the tweets were feverishly deleted throughout the day on Thursday, leading to an Instagram video from the comedian that only made matters worse for him.

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