kali9/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO and BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga.) — Roderick Walker, a Black man whose alleged assault and subsequent arrest by a Georgia deputy was captured on video, has been released from jail and is seeking medical treatment for his injuries, his attorneys said. Walker, 26, suffered a mild traumatic brain injury […]

Def JamYesterday, Big Sean dropped off his latest single, “Deep Reverence,” featuring late rapper Nipsey Hussle.  Turns out a few G.O.O.D. Music label executives didn’t want to release the exciting single, which chronicles the struggles of achieving success.  HotNewHipHop captured a series of deleted tweets by the Detroit rapper, where he revealed a few execs, allegedly, didn’t think it was a “smart” idea to release […]

Photo credit: Dante MarshallTrey Songz latest ballad, “Circles,” has apparently got fans in their feelings. In a new Instagram post, Trey shared the trailer of his new video for “Circles,” explaining that the song is “centered… around black love and some of [the] circles we go through in relationships.” While most fans seemed to love […]

UDO SPREITZENBARTHR&B legends KEM and Toni Braxton pair for a romantic duet on “Live Out Your Love.” Who knew KEM’s silky smooth voice would nestle gently over Braxton’s sultry vocals on the track from his forthcoming album, Love Always Wins. “I’m in love again/ Girl, you keep the game switched up/ I’m in love again/ Boy, you got the magic touch/ I’m in love […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live NationTo celebrate the 20th anniversary of his debut LP, Nelly is set to release a deluxe version of Country Grammar, followed by a virtual concert this weekend. The hip-hop legend teamed up with the virtual reality music app MelodyVR to perform the album in its entirety, live from a virtual 360-studio in Los Angeles. Fans can watch on their phones or VR […]

John Shearer/BBMA2017/Getty Images for dcpDJ Khaled is planning to break the internet when he drops his two highly anticipated tracks with Drake at midnight.  “Fan love, I’m so excited! It’s near,” Khaled captioned an Instagram video on Thursday. “No B sides tonight, two sides pon your head top.” The video features what appear to be behind-the-scene clips of a forthcoming video featuring animal lover […]

iStock/blackdovfx(HOUSTON) — BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE NASA and the European Space Agency on Thursday released the closest pictures ever taken of the sun that were snapped just a mere 48 million miles away from earth’s nearest star. The images were shot by the Solar Orbiter, a spacecraft that is the result of an international mission between […]

CHRISsadowski/iStockBY: QUINN OWEN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A federal judge ordered immigration authorities on Friday to release migrant children held at family detention centers. Dolly Gee, a specially assigned judge who oversees conditions for migrant children in U.S. custody, directed U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to match minors held longer than 20 days with […]

Westland Mayor’s OfficeBy CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC NEWS (WESTLAND, Mich.) — Video shows Michigan police beating man Westland Police released body camera footage of an officer using excessive force against a man with a developmental disability. A Michigan police officer was terminated from the force after an internal investigation found he used excessive force to arrest […]

Def Jam RecordingsTeyana Taylor‘s third studio project, THE ALBUM, arrives this week on Juneteenth, featuring a lineup of heavyweight music artists.  The 23-track album will be separated into five different “studios” that spell out ALBUM. Taylor’s biggest features on the album include Missy Elliot, Erykah Badu, Davido, Future, Big Sean, King Combs, and her husband, Iman Shumpert.  But no guest is bigger than the couple’s four-year-old […]

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