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Stevie Wonder Drops Off Son at “Dancing With the Stars: Juniors” Rehearsal

  • 9:58 am Thursday, August 9th, 2018 by jojooneal95

Stevie Wonder’s 13-year old son, Mandla Morris is competing on the upcoming season of “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors,” the kid version of “Dancing With the Stars.”

Some of the people went nuts when Stevie showed up at a rehearsal recently. He did spend time with fans in the parking lot.

Check out some of the pictures. Also find out more about the show and how much prize money is at stake for the young dancers:

The Trayvon Martin Docuseries Community Watch Party

  • 9:07 am Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 by jojooneal95

Monday, Aug 6th, everyone’s invited to watch Jay-Z’s docuseries, “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story.” The Community Watch Party will be held at Three Masks, 1023 W. Colonial Dr, Orlando.

If you missed the first episode last week, see it Monday night at 8:30, followed by a discussion, and at 10pm the watch party continues with the next episode in the series.

It’s free and open to the public, but you must RSVP. Get details:

“Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story” Debuts on BET and Paramount Network

  • 12:01 pm Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 by jojooneal95

“Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story,”  Jay-Z’s documentary series debuted last night on BET and Paramount Network. The series re-examines Trayvon’s life and how his murder jump started the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Here we are, years later and the fight for justice nationwide continues.

Read more on the docuseries and some things to keep in mind as you watch:

Finally…Signs of Life at the”Eyesore on I-4″

  • 2:37 pm Thursday, July 26th, 2018 by jojooneal95

How long has it been? Actually this building has been under construction for over 17 years!

It has sat empty, unfinished, looking abandoned and forgotten. Over the years it became known as the “Eyesore on I-4,” or the “I-4 Eyesore.”

Many news stories have been reported over the years on the building’s progress, or lack thereof.

But this week, there were signs of life. There were lights on in the building!

Read more about its history and the owner’s future plans:

Lauryn Hill Cancels a String of Shows

  • 2:19 pm Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by jojooneal95

It’s the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour and several shows have been canceled, including the one scheduled for this Sunday in St Pete.

Shows for Jacksonville, Charlotte, and Raleigh have also been canceled.

If you bought tickets, you may request a refund from the point of purchase.

Read the full story on these Lauryn Hill concerts and the reason being given for the cancellations :

R&B Artist Tank Marries Longtime Girlfriend

  • 12:23 pm Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 by jojooneal95

He finally did it…jumped the broom, tied the know, got hitched! We knew Tank was engaged to his longtime girlfriend Zena Foster, and last weekend they finally got married.

There were about 200 in attendance at the ceremony held in L.A. Jamie Foxx performed. Other celebrities on hand for the celebration included Michael B. Jordan, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Kelly Rowland, LeToya Luckett, Kim Burrell, Elise Neal, and more.

Now let the honeymoon begin as the couple is headed off to France and Greece!

Congratulations Tank!

Read more on Tank and Zena’s big day:

Father Killed Over Handicapped Parking Spot

  • 7:49 pm Monday, July 23rd, 2018 by jojooneal95

Stand Your Ground….again…. A father protecting his girlfriend gets shot outside a Clearwater convenience store over a handicapped parking spot.

Read the full story:

New Single from Mary J. Blige “Only Love” (Listen)

  • 2:02 pm Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 by jojooneal95

I’m so glad to see Mary J. Blige being strong and moving forward after a nasty divorce battle and other issues over the last year or so.

Recently, Mary wanted us all to know that she’s doing…just fine. She’s in the studio working on new music after last year’s “Strength of a Woman.”

This week she shared some of her new music on social media and said, “I had a year of so many ups and downs and have come out the other side with a renewed spirit and a fresh perspective.”

Take a listen to her new single “Only Love.”

Keep bringin’ it, Mary! We’re [More]

NAACP Issues Statement On President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

  • 11:44 am Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 by jojooneal95

The nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization is NOT happy about Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.

The NAACP has issued a statement. At one point it reads, “…a Kavanaugh confirmation would re-make the court in President Trump’s own image. This prospect is unacceptable to the American people, and the NAACP is ready to lead the fight of a generation.”

Read the full statement:

Joe Jackson, Jackson Family Patriarch Dead at 89

  • 12:33 pm Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 by jojooneal95

Joe Jackson, Patriarch of the Jackson family, has died at the age of 89.

We heard reports last week that he was terminally Ill.

Our condolences to the Jackson family.

Read more on Joe Jackson’s life history and his children’s rise to musical stardom, The Jackson 5, Michael Jackson, The Jacksons, Janet Jackson, and more: