RIPON, Calif. — Walter Hawkins, a Grammy Award-winning gospel singer, composer and pastor from Oakland has died. Edwin Hawkins, his older brother, says Walter passed away July 11 after losing a battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Oakland, Hawkins studied for his divinity degree at the University of California at Berkeley, where he recorded his first album entitled “Do Your …Read More »
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Tragedy strikes the music industry again, just a week following the triple murder in Jennifer Hudson’s family. Both of us left Oakland to attend Morehouse College. This is another very difficult report for me. Def Jam Executive Vice President Shakir Stewart, who replaced Jay-Z at the helm of the label and signed such artists as Rick Ross and Young Jeezy, …Read More »
This is difficult for me to report, but here are the details I have learned! Jennifer Hudson’s publicist, Lisa Kasteler, has issued this statement: “We can confirm that there is an ongoing investigation concerning the deaths of Jennifer Hudson’s mother, Darnell Donerson, and her brother, Jason Hudson. No further comment will be made and the family has asked that their …Read More »
You all know that I have been following the trial of Bishop Anthony Jinwright and his wife Harriet and this is just in after I retruned from the Kentuckey Derby. The couple co-pastor a mega church in Charllotte, NC and own two funeral homes. Known for wearing the best of custom suits and his wife always in a St. John the …Read More »
As rapper Jamal “Shyne” Barrow continued serving a 10-year prison sentence for a 1999 club shooting recently, his father Dean Barrow was busy becoming the new prime minister of Belize. The former foreign minister became the Central American country’s first black prime minister by winning a sweeping victory in the country’s general election. The new leader ends a decade …Read More »
Well, we can add porn star to the list of accomplishments of Jimi Hendrix. A known dope addict who died of a drug overdose, The rock ’n’ roll legend made a sex tape of him and two white women back in the day. Who knew that type of behavior was popular during that time? Vivid Entertainment says it will release the sex tape of …Read More »