Posts tagged "Violence"


REVOLT TV Tackles Chi-Town Violence in Documentary ‘Chicago Love’

It is recognized for housing one of the best basketball teams the NBA has ever seen and breeding some of hip-hop’s most lyrical emcees, the…


Shooting Takes Place At Rapper Hotspot ‘Supper Club’ Following BET Awards

Violence followed the BET Awards as several parties surrounding the Sunday night ceremony took place over the weekend.


Young Girl Shares Her Domestic Violence Story on Social Networks

Pictured above is a young actress/model just days before being attacked and physically abused by her boyfriend. Gabriella is an aspiring Victoria’s Secret model and…


Go Back To Chicago With Lil Bibby, Lil Durk, Young Chop, And More

Worldstar has always been under constant criticism for highlighting the worst of urban culture, but their new documentary 'The Field: Violence, Hip-Hop and Hope in…


Listen: The 911 Call Leading To The Death Of Unarmed Jonathan Ferrell

This year has been a trying one when it comes to gun use in America. Unfortunately, Jonathan Ferrell became the newest name…


Chris Brown Accused of Assaulting Woman in Night Club

Ut oh, Chris Brown is at it again. A girl by the name of Deanna Gines filed a police report over the weekend claiming…

Movies & TV

VIDEO: Man Gets Choked Outside Brooklyn Supermarket

Who says that gentrification doesn't bring the goonies out?!


NYPD Wound Nine In Empire State Building Shooting

The initial chaos Friday left many confused as to who shot who.


77 People Shot in One Week in New York City

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is causing a stir with recent comments about community leaders being "shockingly silent" on the topic of increasing…


3 Reasons We Give Side-Eye to Leashes on a Woman

After the wasteful exuberance of another Halloween comes to an end, we now have to deal with consequences of everyone’s costume choices.  In our age…


Was He Wrong? Behind the Beat Down at McDonald’s

From UPTOWN–Back in October, a video of a male McDonald’s cashier pummeling two female customers with a metal rod went viral. The attack happened after…


They Wanna Kill Me: 9 Other Rappers Who’ve Survived Shootouts

The world lost one of the best rappers of all-time when ‘Pac died in September 1996 after getting shot on the Las Vegas Strip by…


Vybz Kartel: “Politics Created These Monsters Called ‘Garrisons’ To Exploit Poor People”

As Robin Hood sells out theaters at the box office, a real life Robin Hood story is playing out in the streets of Jamaica.


Professional Athletes Are Under Fire For Carrying Guns—But Should They Protect Themselves?

Al Harris (pictured above) never thought he would be a target. In 1997, the cornerback was drafted by the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers and relegated…


Professional Athletes Are Under Fire (con’t)

But for every Sean Taylor, there are literally dozens of professional athletes who shot themselves in the foot by hanging around guns. In October 2006,…


Why You Shouldn’t Be Surprised That Athletes Like Gilbert Arenas Are Packing Heat

I spent a lot of time thinking about athletes and guns when I wrote a piece on the subject for the April 2009 issue of…