Moments after Barack Obama was anounced the winner of the 2008 Presidential Election, the sitting president George W. Bush called the next president to congratulate him and to invite him to visit the White House (presumably to “measure the drapes”). Of course it is proper etiquette to do such a thing even though Obama severely bad mouthed George Bush for his entire campaign and said McCain would have been “more of the same”. By linking McCain to the… Continue
CHICAGO (CBS) ― An estimated 125 people were shot and killed over the summer. That's nearly double the number of U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq over the same time period.
In May, cbs2chicago.com began tracking city shootings and posting them on Google maps. Information compiled from our reporters, wire service reports and the Chicago Police Major Incidents log indicated that 125 people were shot and killed throughout the city between the start of Memorial Day weekend on May 26, and the… Continue
Grammy award winning singer T-Pain has added another trophy to his collection as he took home the “Songwriter of the Year” honors last night (September 4) at BMI’s Urban Awards in California.
According to Variety, the event took place in Beverly Hills where the mega hitmaker also shared “Producer of the Year” with Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem and Kanye West, both whom have boosted the careers of superstars like 50 Cent, T.I., Talib Kweli, Young… Continue
It's about time these guys came out of whatever shell they were hiding under. In 1993, Allen and Albert Hughes blazed on the screen with the cult classic 'Menace II Society;' that starred Larenz Tate and Jada Pinkett Smith. Then they followed it with 'Dead Presidents', which again featured Tate, and Chris Tucker and N'Bushe Wright. A few documentaries came in between their next feature, 'From Hell', which starred Johnny Depp. After 2001 , they dropped… Continue
Dead rapper Tupac “2Pac” Shakur, the hip-hop icon who sold more records after he was murdered than during his brief career, is the most overrated person in music, according to music magazine Blender.
Shakur tops a tongue-in-cheek list that also includes “places, trends and other junk in rock,” Blender said in its upcoming October issue, due on newsstands next week.
But while Shakur was a decent rapper with “insane rock-star charisma,”… Continue
Sandy "Pepa" Denton, of Salt and Pepa fame is the latest celeb to write a tell all. And while she tells a lot, she doesn't exactly tell all. She talks about one former lover who beats the shit out of her but doesn't give his name [sounds like Treach though]. Anyway, here are a couple of sound bites from Pep's promo tour where she talks about Left-Eye and her baby daddy, Treach. Continue