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R&B Singer Johnny Kemp Dead at 55  

By Yesha Callahan The singer, best known for the song “Just Got Paid,” died Thursday. Read More

Chicago’s Mayor Wants Spike Lee to Change Chiraq Movie Title

By Yesha Callahan Not everyone likes the fact that the city is referred to as “Chiraq.” Read More

Twitter Loses Its Mind Over Thursday Night’s Scandal Episode  

By Yesha Callahan Did Shonda Rhimes and her team kill off a major character? Maybe. Maybe not. Read More

News Reporter Is Surprised With an On-Air Marriage Proposal  

By Yesha Callahan The Minneapolis news reporter received the surprise of a lifetime during a live broadcast. Read More

Throwback Thursday: The Caron Butler Story  

By Yesha Callahan The NBA superstar’s childhood was anything but ideal, but someone helped him change it all around. Read More

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