Lizzo Makes Political Statement By Posing In American Flag

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Artist and activist Lizzo has been using her platform to encourage her fans to vote for months, and to honor election day, the Grammy Award-winning singer strips down to nothing. It isn’t uncommon for Lizzo to pose in barely-there attire on her social media page as she gives her admirers a look at her figure, but this time she decided to slightly cover herself with America’s flag.


“When I think of this country I don’t think of its laws I think of its people.

I think about how we were raised to be patriotic of violence, propaganda & war.

I think about how this country is owned by the oppressor and how the oppressed are locked in a valley of capitalism.

But I also think of the young people who refuse to be spoon fed mistruths. I think of the elders who bucked against hateful prejudices even when it felt impossible….

Because of you, I’m still hopeful.

I believe in a country that teaches the true history so we can better understand where we live and how we can do better.

I believe in a country that listens to the cries of the protester and doesn’t politicize death.

I believe in restoration of this beautiful land and respecting the communities of people who owned America before colonizers renamed it.

I believe in fairness, equality, a complete removal of religion in places where it does not belong. Let religion live in the churches and places of worship… the quiet prayer rooms, the joyful congregations.. and out of Congress.

I believe in so much, and if I believe it one day I can see it. It may not be tomorrow it may not be today, but it will be one day if we stay activated.

We the people, ALL the people, deserve it.

Today’s the last day to vote. Stay in line, stay determined and thank YOU for voting.” reads the caption

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Chris Brown Urges Followers To “Protect Ya Families” Following Election

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Election day is here and while millions of Americans have already cast their votes by mail, tens of millions of people have lined up at polling places throughout the country today (November 3). The onslaught of election coverage is enough to send anyone into a panic, but Chris Brown dropped off a bit of advice for people who are concerned about what things may be like when election day comes to a close.

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Summer Walker & London On Da Track “Officially” Break Up

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Summer Walker announces her breakup with London On Da Track (again…). How many times does a couple need to break up for it to be “official”? According to Summer Walker, she is “officially” single after breaking up and getting back together with mega-producer London On Da Track about 1,394 times. 

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Beyoncé, Rihanna, & Big Sean Join ‘End SARS’ Movement To Stop Police Violence In Nigeria

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Beyoncé, Rihanna, Missy Elliott, Big Sean, Burna Boy and many more stars are urging an end to police brutality in Nigeria by tweeting out the #EndSARS hashtag.“I am heartbroken to see the senseless brutality taking place in Nigeria. There has to be an end to SARS,” Beyoncé wrote on her official website. “We have been working on partnerships with youth organizations to support those protesting for change. We are collaborating with coalitions to provide emergency healthcare, food and shelter.”

Nigeria has been swept by a wave of protests from citizens who are urging the government to break-up the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the unit of the Nigerian police that has come under scrutiny after footage recently went viral of the squad beating a man to death. Protesters have reportedly been hit with tear gas and stun grenades during recent clashes between the marchers and police over calls to disband the unit, which was founded in 1992 in an effort to curb robberies.

 

Meek Mill Confirms New Album This Year

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This year may have been a rough one in a variety of ways, but damned if it didn’t lead to some great music across the board. And it’s not over yet. Several high profile projects are still set to arrive, including releases from Drake, J. Cole, and Meek Mill — with the latter having confirmed as much on Twitter yesterday. Though he neglected to share any further details on the matter, Meek did reveal that he’d be dropping off his new album before 2020 wraps up. 

 

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The Best Cardi B Quote’s The Internet Has To Offer

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Cardi B is one of the most quotable celebrities of all time. From her funny memes, Okurrrin’ her way to the top of the billboards you cannot ignore some of the things the NY artist says. Let’s go over some of our favorite Cardi B rap quotes!

“Knock me down 10 times but I get up 10”

“I run this sh*t like cardio”

“Spoil me in Prada, I’m worth every dollar”

“I’m the rose that came from concrete.”

“I want you to park that big mack truck

right in this little garage”

“I don’t dance now I make money moves”

“Now I like dollars, I like diamonds

I like stunting, I like shining”

“If a girl have beef with me, she gon’ have beef with me forever”

 

What did we miss?

See more Cardi B Quotes Here

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Megan Thee Stallion Surprises Philly Girl For Her Sweet 16

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Remember growing up when you were considered lit just for throwing a neighborhood party for your birthday?

Well, imagine if you had Megan Thee Stallion crash your Sweet Sixteen.

It almost seems surreal right?

That’s exactly what happened to young Philly-native, Malasha last week when friends and family surprised her at her birthday party, with a pop-up visit from Megan.

Malasha, whose friends call her Lay, says she knew her parents asked a family friend down at RocNation to book Meg for the party, but she did not believe the rapper would actually show up.

“The one thing that really shocked me is when we were talking she said, ‘I was really nervous to me you.’ I’m like me?”

The hot girl rapper showed up to the party sporting a denim piece from her new collection with FashionNova.

The 16-year-old Philly native says that since the whole interaction, people have been blowing up her phone non-stop.

Along with a visit from Megan, Malasha was also gifted with a Chanel purse, Rolex, and brand new Range Rover for her sixteenth birthday.

Check out Millennial Christian’s full interview with Malasha below.

 

Cardi B Reacts To Philly Starbucks “WAP” Coffee

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Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion have inspired a whole movement that went further than the music. The WAP TikTok dances have been everywhere on the internet but now theirs WAP coffee?!

A local Starbucks in Philadelphia has made a “WAP” coffee.

Well, that is creative, to say the least. The WAP coffee has White Mocha, Almond Milk & Pumpkin Spice. See what they did there?

Cardi got wind of the Starbucks newest coffee and chimed in.

The Fox 29 morning crew once again have gone viral creating a hilarious moment tasting the WAP coffee. Somebody get Cardi a venti WAP right away!

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Model Anna Mya Says She Has Already Been Invited To The NBA Bubble

Model/Gamer Anna Mya has gone on Twitter to give us the tea before tip-off. NBA players are getting themselves ready to resume the 2020 season in Orlando. Russell Westbrook will not be making the trip due to testing positive for COVID-19. The rest of the league have been in quarantine or in other words the “NBA Bubble“. The players have strict rules to keep everyone safe from getting the virus. One of the biggest rules is no visitors. Well, that rule was short-lived (allegedly) as model Anna Mya has claimed to be invited to the NBA Bubble.

Mo Bambo assumed it was Utah Jazz All-Star Donovan Mitchell but Ms. Mya quickly said no and she “wishes” it was Mitchell.

More news to come as the story develops.

 

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PNB Rock Says Pop Smoke Fired Back During Home Invasion [Video]

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PNB Rock has recently gone on Instagram live to address a few things. The Philly artist opened up about the night of Pop Smoke’s untimely death and shared some details that people may not know.

Pop Smoke was fatally shot in February following the release of is project Meet The Woo 2. As Smoke made a stop in Los Angeles he was killed at an Air BnB when a group of men broke in and shot the NY rapper. Rock went on Instagram to share that during the home invasion Pop Smoke also shot at the robbers and actually hit one of them as they were exiting the Air BnB.

 

This news follows after 5 men have been arrested connected to the murder of Pop Smoke.

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Eagles Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson Issues An Apology For His Anti-Jewish Post [Video]

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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has made it to the news after posting an anti-semitic quote attributing the infamous Adolf Hitler. Jackson received backlash instantly and posted on his IG saying, “anyone who feels I have hate towards the Jewish community took my post the wrong way I have no hatred in my heart towards no one !! Equality Equality”.

Shortly after, the Eagles star receiver issued an apology addressing his real intentions behind posting the Hitler quote

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The Philadelphia Eagles organization have also followed up with a statement of their own regarding Jackson’s Instagram post.

Emphasizing there no tolerance for hurtful words about any race is unacceptable.

Howie Roseman and the Philadelphia Eagles have not addressed if they will take any action towards DeSean for his post. More news to come as the story develops.

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Tori Brixx Reportedly Robbed At Gunpoint During Home Invasion

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Model Tori Brixx has made the news today after reports alleged her home in Los Angeles was broken into by robbers.

WHO IS TORI BRIXX?

During the robbery, Tori Brixx found herself held at gunpoint while the other robbers stole around $100,00 worth of personal items. Brixx was at her home celebrating her friend Darlene’s birthday.

The end of the party resulted to everyone going to sleep where six men broke into the home around midnight with masks. This is the second home invasion to happen to Tori Brixx, following the first one in 2018. Many alleged that this may have been an inside job by someone in the model’s friend circle.

More news to come as the story develops.

Dr. Dre’s Wife Reportedly Files For Divorce After 24 Years Of Marriage

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According to TMZ, Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years, Nicole Young, has filed for a divorce.

On Monday, Young filed and listed irreconcilable differences for the reason behind the separation. Young–who was previously married to NBA player, Sedale Threatt–is also seeking spousal support and sources close to the family say there was no prenuptial agreement between the two.

The two tied the knot on May 25, 1996 and have two adult children together.

TMZ reached out to Dr. Dre for a statement but the rapper/music producer had no comment at the time.

Source: TMZ 

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Kevin Durant Becomes An Investor Of The Philadelphia Union

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NBA All-Star Kevin Durant has made his latest business investment and it will be in the city of brotherly love. Philly’s soccer team Philadelphia Union and Kevin Durant have joined forces as KD has purchased 5% ownership of the team.

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With this new business venture, this will also give him the possible option to add another 5% (and free cheesesteaks for life) in the near future. This ownership stake will include marketing and community partnership with sports business Thirty Five Ventures and business executive Rich Kleiman. Kevin Durant Charity Foundation has made a statement regarding the partnership, “I’m excited to partner with the Philadelphia Union for years to come. My team and I connected instantly with the Union coaching staff and leadership, as well as the team’s story,” Durant said in a statement. “Off the pitch, I’m looking forward to working in the Chester and Philadelphia communities and making an impact in the same way that the KDCF has been able to in my hometown of Prince George’s County.”

Now all we need is KD to take his on-court talents to Philly as well!

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Philly Whole Foods Manager Fires Employees Who Opposed Giving Free Food to Cops During George Floyd Protests

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A Philadelphia Whole Foods is under fire after terminating two employees for speaking up against giving free food to cops during the height of George Floyd protest.

Last week, Megan Murphy and her fellow employees were upset when they learned that their store’s team leader decided to give police officers free food and water while policing Black Lives Matter protests.

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The decision caused many employees to protest the downtown location by sharing a post on social media, urging customers to call the company to demand them to stop serving cops.

Shortly after, Murphy says she was interrogated by Whole Food’s Global Asset Protection team for two hours before the decision was made to let her and another employee go.

Whole Foods has since released a statement alleging that Murphy was fired for a different post that was violent and offensive.

“We recognize employees’ rights to express themselves, however, we do not tolerate behavior or language that is obscene, abusive, threatening or vulgar directed towards Team Members or Team Leaders, and take threats of any kind very seriously,” a spokesperson for Whole Foods told Motherboard. “The Team Member was separated due to a major infraction, which we investigated after it was brought to our attention by fellow Team Members. We have a zero-tolerance policy for any retaliation, and we followed standard company practices when investigating the Team Member’s infractions and throughout the separation process.”

However, many of Murphy’s former co-workers believe that the company has been trying to get rid of her for a while since she was pushing union status

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Beyoncé Talks The Secrets To Success, BLM, & More During Graduation Speech

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Queen Bey has done it again and this time she shut down the Class of 2020.

Related: Beyonce Gives Heartfelt Performance at Kobe and Gianna Memorial Service

Over the weekend, The 38-year-old singer appeared on Youtube’s ‘Dear Class of 2020,’ where she gave a virtual commencement speech for graduating seniors.

In her Speech, Bey tackled issues concerning the Black Lives Matter movement, the keys to being successful, sexism, and more.

“You have arrived here in the middle of a global crisis, a racial pandemic, and a worldwide expression of outrage at the senseless killing of yet another unarmed Black human being. And you still made it. We’re so proud of you.”

Other special guests from the virtual event included appearances from President Obama, Michelle Obama, and more.

To see the entire speech from the event, check out the video below.

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