*Attorney Antonio Moore breaks down how Bishop T.D. Jakes‘ recent appearance on CBS to announce a 10-year purported billion-dollar partnership with Wells Fargo should not have made the news in his opinion. Moore frames this as a private business deal coated in “Black empowerment.” He points to how Jakes flows... Click To Listen
*Beyonce’s BeyGOOD Foundation announced that it will donate $2 million to Black small business owners and college students in cities along her upcoming Renaissance World Tour. Founded in 2013 to support programs and underserved communities, the BeyGood Foundation has expanded 10 years later to provide assistance in education, disaster relief,... Click To Listen
*Nick Cannon says he’s happy that Jada Pinkett Smith’s Facebook Live show “Red Table Talk” has been cancelled. The “Masked Singer” host celebrated the “good” news Thursday on his “Daily Cannon Show,” saying, “If there was no ‘Red Table Talk,’ then he wouldn’t have slapped the s–t out of Chris... Click To Listen
*Outbreaks of funeral violence often involve gang retaliation, but sometimes funeral violence is the result purely of high emotions. An incident on Friday in the Chicago area is just the latest in a long string of shootings, chases, and in some cases killings, according to ABC7. At some Chicago areas... Click To Listen
*“Let’s build it,” said Sgt. Major Keith Craig, former Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Manager of Theatre Sales and Distribution, about the launch of his own film sales and distribution company, Porter + Craig Film and Media Distribution, which is launching in May 2023 with 50 films to theatres, broadcast... Click To Listen
*Multi-platinum recording artist Maino is back with a brand new visual for “Vibe With Me.”  For its release, the Lobby Boyz frontman partnered with YouTube to host a virtual AfterParty where he can engage with fans in real-time. To break the news, Maino shared a teaser of his dance-ready hit... Click To Listen
*Webbies this week has been nothing short of eventful. Check out the stories for Social Heat before you check out for the weekend. Our Forever FLOTUS Michelle Obama is living her best life, and guest starred as Bruce Springsteen‘s backup singer. She joined Kate Capshaw and Bruce’s bandmate Patti Scialfa... Click To Listen
*The 2023 BET Awards will celebrate five decades of hip-hop when the show returns to Los Angeles on June 25. “We are thrilled to be back in LA for BET Awards 2023 and to celebrate a huge cultural milestone – the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop,” Connie Orlando, executive vice... Click To Listen
*(CNN) — The US Army renamed Virginia’s Fort Lee military base Thursday in honor of two Black service members, following a branch-wide push to rename bases named after Confederate leaders. The base will be “redesignated” as Fort Gregg-Adams after Lt. Gen. Arthur Gregg and Lt. Col. Charity Adams, the Army... Click To Listen
*Now that Tucker Carlson is out at Fox, the big question is WHO will replace him. The answer is Lawrence Jones. We should also note that as of now Jones is Carlson’s replacement for next week only. For those not familiar, Jones, 30, anchors “Lawrence Jones Cross Country” on Fox... Click To Listen
*Rihanna appeared at CinemaCon Thursday to announce that she will voice the character of Smurfette in Paramount Animation’s upcoming “The Smurfs Movie.”  “I tried to get the Papa Smurf role but It didn’t work out,” she said on stage, Variety reports. RiRi will serve as a producer on the project... Click To Listen

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