Celebrity Deaths, Gun Violence

RIP: Rapper Nipsey Hussle Shot Dead outside of his L.A. store


The rapper known as Nipsey Hussle was shot dead at 3:20 p.m. local time in Los Angeles on Sunday, the LAPD confirmed. The 33-year-old hip-hop entrepreneur was one of three men shot in what police are saying, was a gang-related incident outside his clothing store in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles.

Nipsey was pronounced dead on arrival at a Los Angeles hospital just before 4 p.m. He was 33. The other two victims are in stable condition, police said.

Witnesses say a lone gunman pumped six bullets into the rapper as he stood with two bodyguards outside his Marathon clothing store in a strip mall on Slauson Avenue.

There are reports that Nipsey tried to run from his killer who shot him in the back of the head at close range.

The gunman fled in a waiting getaway vehicle. He is described as a Black male in his 20s. There was no description of the getaway driver, although witnesses say the driver was a female.

Nipsey’s fans say he was more than just a gang banger with a record deal. Nipsey tried to make a difference in a neighborhood that saw more than its fair share of bloodshed and gang violence.

He owned the Marathon Clothing Company “smart store”, where shoppers could use an app to peruse the store stock. He also owned The Marathon Agency, SC Commercial Ventures and Proud 2 Pay.

In 2010, he founded All Money In No Money Out Records, which debuted his mixtape “The Marathon”.

In 2013, he released his fifth mixtape “Crenshaw”, which sold more than 1,000 cassettes at $100 apiece. The unheard of price per cassette made headlines in the mainstream press.

His last – and most critically acclaimed – album Victory Lap was nominated for a Grammy at the 2019 Grammy Awards. He lost to culture vulture rapper Cardi B, whose career was canceled after she admitted drugging and robbing Black men.

As news spread of Nipsey’s execution, it didn’t take long for the conspiracy theories to kick into high gear.

Many accused pharmaceutical companies of hiring a hit man to kill the rapper to stop his documentary about Alfredo Bowman, aka Dr. Sebi.

The controversial “holistic healer” was arrested and accused of practicing medicine without a license in the 1980s. Dr. Sebi claimed his miracle potions and tonics could cure cancer and AIDS, but his claims were debunked by the medical community.

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A Strong Woman is & why you can miss her w/the BullShit…Tonight on Conversations Of A Sistah


Strong women deal with their day head on without playing victim. They have problems just like everyone else, only they don’t make themselves look pitiful or point fingers. They stand and they deal, they face the world with their head held high because they carry the universe in their heart.

Strong women are independent and can be happy on their own. They may want a man but don’t need a man to solidify them. They can be very happy and fulfilled on their own and do not need a man to give them stability and/or peace in life.

Yet being strong is much more difficult than you think.

Join host Tracy L. Bell at 6:30 p.m. EST on “Conversations Of A Sistah” as we wrap of this Women’s History month for her commentary on “A Strong Woman is and why you can miss her with the BullShit!!!  

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Reality Television

R. Kelly’s Ex-wife Drea Kelly Joins ‘Growing Up: Hip-Hop: Atlanta’ Cast


R. Kelly’s ex-wife will soon make her debut on the reality TV show Growing Up Hip-Hop: Atlanta.

Andrea “Drea” Kelly is beaming with cash after R. Kelly paid her $161,000 in back child support to get out of jail in Chicago earlier this month.

Drea will debut on the reality TV show later this year. According to WENN.com, Drea does not plan to go easy on her ex husband, who faces life in prison if he’s convicted on a slew of child sex abuse charges.

Kelly was indicted last month on the charges involving four victims, three of whom were underage, in incidents spanning more than a decade. He vigorously denied the accusations during an explosive interview with Gayle King.

In the video above, comedian Luenell goes in on Drea for trashing her kids father yet milking his name.

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Multiple Activist have been found dead, violently in Ferguson, Mo – Yet no-one is talking about it…But we will tonight on “Conversations Of A Sistah”


In this Nov. 24, 2014 file photo, Ferguson activist Daren Seals, top center, awaits the decision by a grand jury on whether to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in front of the police station in Ferguson , Mo. Six young men with connections to the Ferguson protests, including Seals, have died, drawing attention on social media and speculation in the activist community that something sinister is at play.Since the SHOOTING death of Michael Brown, multiple activist have been murdered violently in Ferguson, Mo. Leading many to believe something sinister is at play.

All of the deaths (mostly black males) have been linked to the 2014 police involved shooting of the unarmed black teen. Following the acquittal of police officer Darren Wilson, protest erupted in the days following that rocked Ferguson to its core.

Since the unrest, multiple activist have been found dead mysteriously. Two young men were found in burning cars, while other have reportedly committed suicide.

Sounds like something sinister is at play?

Why is no-one talking about this? Why no media coverage?

We’re going to talk about it…tune in tonight at 6:30 p.m. EST with our host Ms. Tracy L. Bell on “Conversations of A Sistah

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You can’t heal, what you won’t reveal…Tonight on “Conversations Of A Sistah”


Your mental health is crucial on this high to low ride called life. Experiencing any type of hurt or trauma is something we can’t avoid. Sometimes the wounds and the hurt we experince are excruciating to the point that, we must find the strength to open the wounds, stick our hands inside and pull out the core of the pain that is holding on.

Until you heal, you will bleed on other people and continue to live life in a cycle of defeat. Some wounds run deep but in order to heal, you must reveal what has hurt you.

Join host Ms. Tracy L. Bell at 6:30 p.m. EST on “Conversations Of A Sistah” as we continue to honor Women’s History month with health Holistic Mental Wellness Practitioner, Ms. Shwanna Loyd (pictured left) for our topic “You can’t heal what you won’t reveal

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