Daily Archives: August 16, 2018

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Judge: Prosecutors Can’t Call Laquan McDonald ‘Victim’ in Murder Trial

By TEDDY GRANT

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Prosecutors are not allowed to call Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old Black teen, who was killed by a Chicago police officer, a “victim,” until closing arguments, the judge presiding over the case said on Wednesday, CNN reports. Continue reading

One of Music’s Greatest Artist Aretha Franklin Passed Away at 76

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The “Queen of  Soul” Aretha Franklin has passed away the age of 76. Recently reports from several sources have stated that Franklin wasnt doing well and has been ill for quite some time. Despite her failing health, her nephew told People.com that she was doing better and was in good spirits.  However, the singer did not pull through and died from pancreatic cancer. To read more about this story click here.

Cardi B’s First Performance since Giving Birth is Scheduled at the MTV VMA Next Month

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Cardi B pulled out of the Bruno Mars 24K Magic World Tour earlier this year and it was stated that she wasn’t prepared to perform after giving birth in July. Now it seems that she is scheduled to get back on the stage. Cardi is expected to be the opening performer for the MTV Video Music Awards next month. This will be her first time hitting the stage since giving birth in July. To read more about this story click here.

Teyana Taylor Curses Out Jeremih…Are Chicago Artists Arrogant or Misunderstood?

By: Jarrod Horton

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In light of Teyana Taylor’s recent Twitter rant about the mistreatment she received on Jeremih’s Later That Night Tour; it had me thinking about something. It seems that some of the most notable artists from Chicago are difficult to work with. Teyana’s discontent with Jeremih is not the first time an artist has got into a fallout with him on tour. In 2016 Partynextdoor kicked Jeremih off tour after the two wasn’t able to coexist on the road together. Continue reading