*A lawsuit filed by the California-Hawaii NAACP Conference on Aug. 2 to remove an election ballot opposition statement to Proposition 26 attributed to a Los Angeles NAACP branch member has been settled. The statement will be stricken from ballot materials. The civil rights organization found the statement “false and/or misleading” because it supports Prop 26.
*In the (unlikely?) event of a zombie apocalypse, how could you survive? The CDC weighed in on the subject, albeit tongue-in-zombie-cheek. Besides knowing how to defend yourself, it’s also important to know where you have the best odds of making it out alive. Inspired by the CDC’s Zombie Preparedness 101 guide, Lawn Love dug the
*A rapper belonging to the Grammy-nominated group Nappy Roots was robbed, kidnapped, and shot this week following closing hours at a brewery he co-owns in Atlanta, according to an @11Alive report. Police said the victim, Melvin Adams, also known by his rap name Scales, was at his #Atlantucky Brewing in the Castleberry Hill neighborhood near
*We caught up with Professional driver Paul Swan and his wife Mariel to dish about USA network’s half-hour unscripted series “Austin Dillon’s Life in the Fastlane”. The couple is best friends of Daytona 500 Champion Austin Dillon and his wife Whitney and the show follows the group’s over-the-top NASCAR lifestyle. Per the network, “the Dillons
Abdul Wadud, a cellist who pioneered the use of his instrument as a vehicle for jazz improvisation, died August 10 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was … Read More “Pioneering Cellist Abdul Wadud Dies at 75” The post Pioneering Cellist Abdul Wadud Dies at 75 appeared first on JazzTimes.
Nearness is the follow-up to 2018’s Science Fair, the first dedicated pairing of pianist Carmen Staaf and drummer/percussionist Allison Miller. That set was a trio … Read More “Allison Miller/Carmen Staaf: Nearness (Sunnyside)” The post Allison Miller/Carmen Staaf: Nearness (Sunnyside) appeared first on JazzTimes.
“DESIRE,” the highly anticipated new single from Limoblaze is finally out and available to download/stream on digital platforms. The Afrogospel sensation teamed up with talented songstress Emandiong who brought extra heat to the hot track with her mellifluous vocals. “DESIRE” is an Afro-Amapiano bop that talks about the love of God, emphasizing the great price
SZA’s “Love Galore” is still in great demand. The Travis Scott-assisted track has been certified 6x multi-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It is now the most-certified release from her acclaimed debut album Ctrl. SZA shares another new RIAA award with Scott. Her 2019 collaboration with Scott and The Weeknd, “Power is
DaniLeigh continues to make moves. The multi-platinum entertainer has unveiled a video for “Heartbreaker.” In the Maxx & Madison-directed video, DaniLeigh gets incredibly comfortable in a spacious home decorated with thin, white curtains and minimum fixtures. She sheds the top layer of her clothes, getting down to her bra and panties. From there, she gracefully
Emerging singer Kwaku Asante has released a video for his current single “Rhodes,” co-directed by Dean Dumare. The intimate visual finds Asante and his love interest (played by Kandi J) undoubtedly smitten with each other. They’re seen doting over one another in various places in London, from exploring nature to commuting by train. The sweetest