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Wyclef Suing Police After Mistaken Identity Detainment: Celebrity Wrap Up

by TRN Staff Writers Wrong Place at the Wrong Time Grammy award winning hip hop artist Wyclef Jean has a beef with L.A.P.D. and it may head to court.  Wyclef  says he was leaving the music studio after a little work when he crossed paths with police as they were looking for a suspect who had […]

What Has Snoop Started?: Jussie Smollet’s “F.U.W. Video to Trump

by G. Brown What does Jussie Smollett’s “F.U.W.” stand for? It’s his commentary on the way of the world and is an abbreviation for “F**ked Up World”.  Smollett took time from his role on FOX’s hit show “Empire” to direct a musical letter of sorts to the president.  The black-and-white video focuses on racial and […]

The “N-Word” on Prime Time TV & Nicki Minaj Tops The Queen of Soul: Black Hollywood Wrap Up

by TRN Staff Writers, You Can’t Say That on TV! The “N-Word” On NBC Prime Time  NBC is taking a big risk and hoping that audiences will find it funny.  The peacock network’s “The Carmichael Show” is going to go there and air an unedited, full racial slur—not once, not twice, but several times in […]

Here’s What T.I.(And Our Readers) Think About Harvey’s “Respect the President” Warning

by G. Brown In a political atmosphere where even allies are throwing the president under the bus, why would Steve Harvey step up to defend him?  As the FBI, Justice Department and all the rest of the alphabet soup that makes up our nation’s intelligence community finally closed the door on that crazy “Obama tapped […]

Hip Hop Mourns Loss Of Music Icon Chuck Berry: Music Monday

by G. Brown To most millennials, his name isn’t even vaguely familiar.  But every time you listen to Rihanna or Chance the Rapper, you hear his influence. On Saturday, the man known as a rock n’ roll legend took his final bow over the weekend and passed on from mortality to the immortal pages of […]

Steve Harvey Warns Snoop, T.I. and Others-“Respect the President”

by G. Brown 2017 has thus far proven to be even crazier than 2016.  The nonsense didn’t end with the presidential campaign, but seems to be building up more steam. After Snoop’s controversial “Lavender” video where all the players are clowns including a Trump doppleganger who ends up on the business end of the rapper’s […]

Here’s What Trump Tweeted About Snoop’s New “Lavender” Video

by G. Brown Doubt the new president actually listens to rap, unless his name or image is connected to it. So of course Donald Trump couldn’t let Snoop’s latest video “Lavender” go without tweeting about it. As TRN told you earlier in our article “Snoop Probably Just Made Some Kind of National Watch List Because […]

Chappelle’s New Comedy Special & Michael B. Jordan Eyed for “Matrix” Reboot: Black Hollywood Wrap Up

by TRN Staff Writers “Welcome to the Desert of the Real”-Will Michael B. Jordan Be the New Neo?  “Matrix” devoted fans are not too happy to hear that their beloved movie classic is about to get a reboot.  Easy to understand since the cult classic is a staple in the hearts of both tech nerds […]

Snoop Probably Just Made Some Kind of National Watch List Because of this Video

by G. Brown Rapper Snoop can forget picking up any GOP or real conservative fans with his latest video “Lavender”.  The music video focuses on police corruption and brutality, but uses it own extreme depiction of violence to get a point across about the current President. In the video, Snoop uses a Trump doppleganger who […]

Why Michael Brown Was Really Gunned Down by Police: New Video Searches for Truth

by G. Brown For three years the public was told the same narrative…’Micheal Brown was gunned down by police after being suspected of robbing a store.’   But new video that’s just surfaced is shedding new light on what seems to be an old lie. Michael Brown’s shooting death by Ferguson Missouri police in August […]

A Family of Fans Mourn the Death of Joni Sledge: Music Monday

by TRN Staff Writers In the late 70’s, four beautiful sisters brought family  values and the sound of Philly to staggering new heights.  The Sledge Sisters…Joni, Kathy, Debbie and Kim released a son that is still a joyful anthem of family, unity and strength. Nearly 40 years after their hit, “We Are Family” soared to […]

The Story Behind Bad Boy Records & Black Fraternity Hazing: Black Hollywood Wrap Up

by TRN Writers   “The Saga Continues “for Diddy with New Documentary Sean “P Diddy” Combs has a new documentary that he will be debuting at next month’s 16th Annual Tribeca Film  Festival. The doc titled “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story” is the look behind the fame at how Bad Boy Entertainment […]

“Muthaf**ka Please”: Samuel L. Crushes Ben Carson’s Slaves Were Immigrants Idea

by G. Brown As a new travel ban was signed this week, the current administration’s goal to cut down on illegal immigrants entering the country is still a priority focusing on barring traffic from Libya, Syria, Iran, Yemen and the Sudan.  Though Trump quietly signed this order away from the glare of cameras, it is […]

Trashing Obama’s Legacy

by G. Brown It’s still so surreal.  Every tweet…every speech, every alternative fact alleging fake news seems to confirm that America has entered some bizarro world where Superman is evil and everything we thought was up is down. Then something major happens to snap us back to reality, like former President Barack Obama though reportedly […]

Oprah 2020 & The Obamas Book Deal of the Century: Celebrity Wrap Up

by TRN Staff Writers, Madam President Oprah?   Nothing like the daily discourse over how much the current president is disliked to make the opposing party start fishing for potential candidates in 2020.  When Oprah Winfrey recently was asked during an interview on Bloomberg TV’s “David Rubstein’s :Peer-to-Peer Conversations” if she would ever put in […]

Is “Get Out” Genius or Racist?

by G. Brown Jordan Peele’s new movie “Get Out” is the biggest buzz on social media.  The director’s first movie is getting rave reviews from critics and some fans who call it “a bold. original story “blending race-savvy satire with horror”(Variety) and  Vulture calls it “the satirical horror movie we’ve been waiting for…a mash-up of […]

People Are All In for “Get Out”, Will Smith’s “Bright”Future on Netflix:Black Hollywood Wrap Up

by TRN Staff Writers, Will Smith’s “Bright” Future on Netflix  In between the Oscars drama of who won and who didn’t, the Academy Awards was the perfect time to showcase some upcoming planned drama onscreen.  Smith dropped the trailer for his upcoming Netflix release “Bright”.  Big Will stars as cop Scott Ward who is forced […]

France Wants Obama for their Next President: Trump Blames Obama for “Anti-Trump” Protests

by G. Brown With teary eyes, the country said farewell to President Obama as he handed the mantle over on January 20th.  After an embattled eights years, in the final weeks, many realized you don’t know what you’ve got ’til its gone. Gone was Obama’s diplomacy, his leadership, his swag, his sense of humor.  The […]