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G-Herbo Gives Hope To Chicago Youth In 'City Of Sorrow' Documentary

In his new documentary, G-Herbo revisits his rough come-up to become a beacon of inspiration to students in Chicago. 

Chicago rapper G-Herbo has reflected on his brutal come-up in his hometown of Hyde Park in numerous mixtapes, but now he's giving us a more positive visual of what his come-up was like. After dropping his debut album back in September, the Humble Beast, Herb and his Mikkey Halsted recently teamed up with Mass Appeal to cook up a new documentary that sheds light on the hardships he went through while growing up in Chicago.

"The first video I ever shot with Herb was 'All My N****s'," said Halsted. "I hired a graffiti artist and I told him 'Aye bro just go to Herb and make this like a mural for his dead homies. Dude comes back to me like 'Man, he just gave me 19 names. I don't even know if I can fit them.' I'm like 'Damn he's 17. He's got 19 homies that's been killed?! That he knows?!"

Halsted says that conversation is what really put Herbo and his crew's overall struggles into perspective. The documentary goes on to follow Herbo as he returns to his old stomping grounds at Hype Park High School where he visits his previous administrators and teachers. He also speaks to an auditorium full of students who may be full of potential yet may be suffering the way he once did.

"I ain't had nobody that I looked up to that I can listen to tell me to do this or do that or don't do this," Herbo said. "I never had that. I always just want to reflect on my life and situations that I've been through that they may have been through or be going through, and help them. They may be on the way to making the decisions I made that I had to learn from."

Watch G-Herbo and Mass Appeal's new documentary 'City Of Sorrow' below.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Opens Up About Past Porn Addiction

Jada Pinkett Smith discussed her previously "unhealthy" addiction to porn on her Facebook Watch show, Red Table Talk.

The actress opened up on Monday's episode (May 20) about her relationship to porn, which she revealed occurred shortly before her relationship with her husband Will Smith began.

"If I was still on my porn game, I'd be able to show you some good porn," she said to her daughter Willow and mother Adrienne shortly before the episode began.

"Back in the day I had a little porn addiction, but I wasn't in a relationship when I had a porn addiction, believe it or not, thank goodness," she said. "...Maybe I’ll say now that I had an unhealthy relationship to porn at one point in my life where I was trying to practice abstinence."

When prompted by her daughter on what brought on this "fixation" to adult entertainment, Jada discussed that it came from an emotional place.

"It was actually like feeling like an emptiness, at least you think it is," she explained. "But it's actually not."

Later on in the episode, the trio brought in a couple who explained how the man's porn addiction nearly cost them their marriage.

Watch the full episode below.

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Nipsey Hussle's Sister Maintains Custody Of His Daughter

According to reports, Nipsey Hussle's sister Samantha will retain custody of his 10-year-old daughter, Emani.

TMZ says that the late rapper's family believes that Emani's biological mother, Tanisha Foster, is "unfit" to take care of the child. Foster was interviewed briefly by the gossip site's cameras regarding the verdict, where she voiced her disappointment.

"I'm pissed off," she said. When prompted about matters such as visitation rights for the child, Foster did not comment. There is reportedly another hearing in July.

"Tanisha's lawyer, Larry Lewellyn, tells TMZ he's working with Nipsey's family on a visitation schedule that will be in Emani's best interest," reports the site. Emani has been living under the care of Smith since her father's untimely death in late-March.

As VIBE previously reported, a warrant was reportedly sent out for Foster's arrest after she failed to appear in court for a DUI case. "Foster skipped out on her court date on May 15... which resulted in her probation being revoked and a bench warrant for her arrest being issued," we wrote.

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Congrats: Ciara To Study At Harvard Business School

Props are in order for Ciara. The singer will reportedly be attending an Ivy League school– Harvard University to be exact– to continue to level up.

According to People, a representative for CiCi confirmed that the superstar will be taking classes at the prestigious Boston college's business school in the Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports program. The school's website notes that "admission to Ciara’s specific program is a 'selective process based on … professional achievement and organizational responsibilities.'"

As we know, attending college is no easy feat, and the "Thinkin' Bout You" singer will reportedly learn to "develop and execute more effective business strategies" as well as “debate and analyze the business and technology trends that are redefining the industry."

"I always dreamt of going to college, but by God’s grace, my music career took me on a path that I’m so thankful for," Ciara wrote on Instagram. "This week I got accepted into Harvard! Words cannot describe my excitement! Thank you @anitaelberse for a once in a lifetime opportunity to attend @Harvard BEMS."

Ciara's latest album, Beauty Marks, dropped earlier this month, and she also recently became a full-blown business woman when she announced her plans to start her own label and company, Beauty Marks Entertainment. BME will reportedly live at the crossroads of entertainment, "where music intersects with Film, Fashion, Technology & Philanthropy."

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I always dreamt of going to college, but by God’s grace, my music career took me on a path that I’m so thankful for. This week I got accepted into Harvard! Words cannot describe my excitement! Thank you @anitaelberse for a once in in a lifetime opportunity to attend @Harvard BEMS. #WhyNotHER

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