Rickey Smiley Reveals Details Of "Standing Ovation" For His Late Son, Brandon

"The brutality shown in the video not only violated our moral sensibilities but also transgressed our Fraternal and established Code of Conduct," the statement read.

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Tye Tribbett Released in July via Motown Gospel, All Things New.  This is Tye Tribbett’s trailblazing new album that encapsulates the ways he honors the musical tradition in which he operates, all while continuously redefining and stretching its limits within a modern musical landscape. Tribbett follows the throughline between gospel, funk and hip-hop, illustrating the […]

  Singer-songwriter Brian Courtney Wilson blends soulful sounds and gospel messages to connect to his audience. This sound has landed him a Stellar Award, NAACP Image Award, three Grammy Award nominations and much more. BCW stopped by the Praise 104.1 studio with Cheryl Jackson this week and the atmosphere literally shifted as Brian explained the […]

“This is an ongoing investigation,” an MPD spokesperson said. “Once additional information is available, we will update our social media platforms. Hemphill was hired in 2018,”

Brandon's passing was confirmed by Rickey on his official Instagram account. No word on the cause of death at this time. 

On Friday (January 27), the city of Memphis released body cam and sky cam footage of the arrest and subsequent assault of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. Nichols was pulled over in a traffic stop by five police officers who then began to assault the motorist. Ultimately, Nichols was hospitalized for his injuries and died days later. […]

The police beating of Tyre Nichols that led to his death will get even more heartbreaking now that body cam footage has been released.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Like a lot of great projects, the idea for Grammy-nominated album “The Urban Hymnal” was first sketched out on a paper restaurant napkin. Gospel songwriter and producer Sir the Baptist had come to Nashville in October 2021 to hear Tennessee State University’s Aristocrat of Bands perform during homecoming at the invitation […]

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On Tuesday, Angela Bassett was nominated for an Oscar in the category of Best Supporting Actress for her role as Queen Ramonda in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.' Bassett is considered to be the favorite to win after recently winning the Critics Choice and Golden Globe Awards. The post Angela Bassett Scores 2023 Oscar Nod For ‘Wakanda Forever’ appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.