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The Sanford police was thrust into the national and international headlines after their handling, or rather mishandling, of the Trayvon Martin case. Now, they’re back in the spotlight after a particularly heinous case that saw the senseless murder of a young mother, one of her sons and the serious wounding of her other young son, […]

A noticeably different Donald Trump took to the podium last night. Gone were the zings, insults and off-the-cuff remarks that many have grown to either love or hate about him. What we witnessed last night at his first congressional address in front of both chambers was something we hadn’t seen enough of yet — a […]

With #OscarsSoWhite still fresh on the minds of the public, many were waiting to see the backlash from the backlash for this year’s Oscars. While there was some sort of concerted effort to include more actors, actresses and movies of color, many were wondering whether they were simply nominated based solely on their merit or […]

For anybody who has seen Omarosa in action on “The Celebrity Apprentice” or elsewhere, it’s not surprising that she can be intimidating, imposing or downright scary. In Trump’s America and White House, it’s especially not surprising that these traits are valued and rewarded with a cushy position. Recent reports say that Omarosa physically and verbally […]

After decades of rumors, innuendos, complaints and cover-ups, Bill Cosby is finally going to have his day in court for allegations of sexual assault. His trial date has been set for no later than June 5, 2017; however, a wrench has been thrown into the mix – Bill Cosby is said to be blind. The […]

It seems like Chris Brown just can’t stay out of trouble. Without rehashing his lengthy rap sheet, we’ll skip ahead to present day where there was just a standoff situation at his palatial home where the singer was arrested but has since been released on bail. According to law enforcement, Brown pulled out a gun […]

America has failed us since we’ve been in this country and that failure is more evident than ever. The laws, the justice system, the political parties—none of them are meant to make black people feel respected, safe or even welcome in this country. Anybody with any common sense knows that this is nothing new, but […]

The shooting that has been classified as a terrorist attack at Pulse nightclub isn’t just an attack on an LGBT club, but it is an attack on all those who hold freedom so dearly. This shooting tragically killed 50 people and wounded 53, but the ramifications are much larger. The shooting is an example that […]

The latest violent incident concerning rap involved a TI concert in New York where rapper Troy Ave is accused of taking part in a shooting. One person died and several more were injured. This is nothing new in the rap world where explosive and inflammatory lyrics have often been cited for violence. And now in […]

Chances are, you are already ruining your potential to succeed in the music industry because you believe in one or more music career myths. How do I know? I am sent e-mail messages on a constant basis by tons of musicians (all seeking the answers to the WRONG questions). These are questions that may seem […]

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