Flourgon settlement a win for copyright – JaRIA

Recent news that dancehall artiste Flourgon and his legal team have reached a settlement in their US$300-million lawsuit against international pop star Miley Cyrus has understandably stirred applause and congratulations throughout the dancehall and reggae music community. From the fans’ perspective, dancehall music has prevailed. But to add caution to the moment, celebrants should heed…

Netflix Leads All Nominees For NAACP Image Awards

Netflix will make its presence felt at next month’s 51st NAACP Image Awards. The streaming giant on Thursday emerged with a leading 42 nominations, including for Ava DuVernay’s limited series “Whey They See Us” and the Eddie Murphy-led film “Dolemite is My Name.” Thirty of Netflix’s nominations came in television categories and the rest were…

Nick Gordon reportedly survived an overdose before he died

Nick Gordon, who was most famous for his relationship with the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, died on Jan. 1 of a suspected overdose in Florida. He was 30 years old. According to The Jasmine Brand, Gordon reportedly survived a prior overdose weeks before his passing. Apparently, Gordon suffered an overdose in early December. The 30-year-old…

Serie A uses monkeys in anti-racism posters

Serie A has used images of monkeys in an anti-racism campaign less than three weeks after its clubs pledged to combat Italian football's "serious problem". The 'No To Racism' posters show three monkeys with painted faces and will be shown at Serie A headquarters in Milan. "Once again Italian football leaves the world speechless. It's…

JAY-Z snatches man’s phone after he tries to film Beyonce dancing

JAY-Z got protective over his wife Beyonce as she let loose on the dancefloor at Bad Boy Records founder Sean 'Diddy' Combs' belated 50th birthday party on Saturday. The couple were among the star-studded guests helping their pal celebrate his big day at his Los Angeles mansion and Jay-Z wanted to make sure their private…
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