Photo by: Mark Davis/BET/Getty According to Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón, Jacqueline Avant’s murderer received 190 years to life in state prison with no eligibility for parole on April 19th. While committing a home invasion in her Beverly Hills home on Dec. 1, Aariel Maynor, 30, murdered the philanthropist and wife of music […]

Photo by: Pete Mitchell/Contributor Another tragedy has struck the hip-hop community. After a long battle with blood cancer, Leonard “Hub” Hubbard, Grammy Award-winning bassist and founding member of the hip-hop group The Roots, died. He was 62. Stephanie Hubbard, Hubbard’s wife, announced the musician’s death to ABC 6 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her husband had been […]

Photo by: LISA O’CONNOR/Contributor A suspect in the murder of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, wife of “The Black God Father,” Clarence Avant, has been detained on Dec. 2nd. According to the Los Angeles Times, Aariel Maynor, 29, was detained in connection with the incident. He allegedly shot Jacqueline Avant with an AR-15 rifle, according to police. […]

Photo by: Edward Berthelot/Contributor Virgil Abloh, the founder of Off-White, and the first Black artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection has succumbed to his battle with cancer yesterday. He was 41 years old. A post from his official verified Instagram account reported his sudden death Sunday, Nov. 28. The cause of death was an aggressive […]

Photo by: Michael Ochs Archives / Stringer Co-founder of the 1970s and 1980s funk band The Gap Band, Ronnie Wilson, has died at 73 years old. Wilson’s wife, Linda Boulware-Wilson, confirmed the singer’s death to TMZ Tuesday, Nov. 2nd at approximately 10 am. The Outstanding singer died in his Tulsa, Oklahoma, after suffering a stroke last week. After the recent […]