*(CNN) — The two-time US Olympic basketball gold medalist Brittney Griner went on trial at a court near Moscow on Friday, on drug smuggling charges which can be punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Griner, 31, a Phoenix Mercury player who plays in Russia during the WNBA’s off-season, was arrested February 17 at
*Have you ever wondered why more men don’t take their wives’ last names? According to Get Pocket, “In a study of 877 heterosexual married men, less than 3 percent took their wife’s name when they got married.” The outlet also notes that “Seventy-two percent of adults polled in a 2011 study said they believe a
*(CNN) — President Joe Biden will award the Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — to 17 recipients next week, with his first slate of honorees since taking office featuring Olympians, an Academy Award winner, the first American to receive the Covid-19 vaccine outside of trials, lawmakers on both sides of the
*Kevin Hart has announced a brand new original animated project, “Confessions from the Hart,” debuting July 6 exclusively on Roku. The 30-minute animated anthology is based on his popular IGTV series of the same name. The special will also kick off a series of Web3 experiences including an NFT collection that will release to the
Following her 2021 releases “Gotta Get Back” and “Love You More” (which reached #5 and #6 respectively in the UK Soul Chart), Beth Macari is back with her first single of 2022, “Circles”. “Circles is a song about the pressures of being a woman, in all aspects of life! The worries of getting older, the
Ask founder/producer Piero Pata and VP/engineer Josh Connolly about the guiding concept behind Le Coq Records—their Las Vegas-based music label, established in January 2021—and the … Read More “Le Coq Records Turns Heads and Wins Veteran Collaborators” The post Le Coq Records Turns Heads and Wins Veteran Collaborators appeared first on JazzTimes.
We often hear about giving someone of status and prominence their flowers before they depart the earthy realm. It’s better to smell them alive, by all reports. Tayla Parx, who has made headlines working with Janelle Monáe, John Legend and Ariana Grande, wants to be in line for all her things on the new song
Nearly eight months after releasing Public Displays of Affection, Muni Long returns with its follow-up, Public Displays of Affection Too via Supergiant Records/Def Jam Recordings. The five-track project includes the previously released “Another,” “Pain” and Saweetie-assisted “Baby Boo.” On the penultimate track”Crack,” Long is confident that her love box will leave a man hooked after one hit. She interpolates
Usher is on a roll. After delivering a flawless performance for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, the global superstar pairs with rap duo City Girls on their new single “Good Love.” The party-ready anthem arrives just in time for the summer. Over a production, which samples Lathun’s 1997 jam “Freak It,” Usher ensures that he
By TOM HAYS, BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for using […] The post R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .