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UPDATE: 7:12 P.M. EST TMZ reports that Whitney Houston‘s body was flown home to Newark, New Jersey on Tyler Perry’s private jet. The film-maker was reportedly in Los Angeles on a press junket for his upcoming film, Good Deeds. When he heard of Houston’s death, he immediately offered his jet as transportation. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- NEWARK, N.J. […]

Whitney Houston’s unfortunate passing over the weekend shocked the world, with many still struggling to process the loss. Recognized by the Recording Industry Association of America as the top-selling female artist of the 20th century, Houston deserves every accolade and kind word showered upon her in the scant days since her death. That is why […]

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter became one of the few Hip-Hop artists in history Monday and Tuesday nights to perform in New York’s illustrious Carnegie Hall, reports the New York Times. SEE ALSO: Happy Birthday To Legendary Detroit Producer J Dilla! Proceeds from both concerts benefit the United Way of New York City and the Shawn Carter […]

CHICAGO — When this proud city welcomed back hometown hero Don Cornelius last year, it wasn’t just Chicago-style – it was “Soul Train” style, complete with Afro wigs, bell bottoms and hip-shaking in the streets. SEE ALSO: 5 Ways “Soul Train” Changed America The 40th anniversary celebrations for “Soul Train” traced a remarkable journey for […]

Don Cornelius, 75, was found dead in an apparent suicide at his Sherman Oaks home on Wednesday morning.  There is speculation he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, but police are investigating.  Still, Cornelius will always be remembered as a hero to many, especially urban kids growing up in the ’70s. SEE ALSO: […]

Baltimore’s history as one of the southernmost free cities for African Americans during the era of abolition has resulted in an incredible wealth and depth of black history, culture and heritage. Take advantage of special events, exhibits and programs all over the city this and every month. Fourth Annual Reginald F. Lewis Museum High School […]

Part 1       Part 2     On Thursday, May 26, 2011, on The Larry Young Morning Show there was a Special Edition : The State Argues that HBCU (Historically Black College’s and Universities)  are Not Needed – A Civil Rights Lawsuit .This special edition was to support Historical Black Colleges and Universities; […]

Tis’ the season to get fit and ready for the summer. Women of all sizes and shapes are diligently in the gym, on the track or in the comforts of their home exercising with their favorite workout DVD on a mission. With each pound, inch and fat we lose ,who is cheering and supporting  you […]

All across the airwaves,  media outlets reported long standing children’s’ show, “Sesame Street” was pulling the skit of singer Katy Perry and Elmo’s remix of “Hot and Cold” off their season premiere episode due to excessive comments from parents complaining about too much cleavage from the “I Kissed A Girl” star. What appeared to be […]

Here’s part II of our interview with Kelly Price.  She’s definitely busy with the community and gearing up for her new album coming out this October.  check out what Kelly had to say. ELEV8:  Are you involved with any other community service projects? KELLY PRICE:  Yes, I’m involved with this exciting organization called, “Broadway in […]