Florida Politician Criticizes Fellow Democrat for Honoring ‘Out of Control’ Kodak Black

*A Palm Beach, Fla. politician’s efforts to honor Kodak Black has been criticized by another politician who labeled the rapper “out of control.” HipHop DX reports the criticism comes from Palm Beach County Commission candidate Richard Ryles. In an emailed statement to the Palm Beach Post, Ryles took issue with fellow Democratic candidate, Florida state


Illinois Appeals Court Upholds Jussie Smollett’s Convictions for 2019 Hate Crime Hoax – Is He Headed Back to Jail? | WATCH

*(CNN) — An Illinois appeals court on Friday affirmed “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s disorderly conduct convictions for making false reports to the Chicago Police Department in 2019 that he was a victim of a hate crime. Smollett can appeal the decision to the Illinois Supreme Court. A jury found Smollett guilty in December 2021 of five out