African-American consumers are
cautiously increasing their
spending in some key product
categories, even as they continue
to make adjustments in a slowly
growing economy. In 2009, black
households spent an estimated $507
billion in 27 product and services
categories. That’s an increase of
16.6% over the $435 billion spent
in 2008. African-Americans’ total
earned income for 2009 is estimated
at $836 billion.
Oprah Winfrey gave Cisco’s soon-to-
be-released Umi Telepresence some
face time on her show when she used
the video-chatting device to
connect her with friends that she
met during a visit to Yosemite
National Park. The talk show host,
who made Skype chats popular during
her show last season, demonstrated
Cisco’s soon-to-be-released $599
system as part of a marketing
A federal judge in Los Angeles has
tossed out a $10 million claim by
convicted drug kingpin “Freeway”
Ricky Ross against the rapper Rick
Ross, Jay-Z, Def Jam, UMG, Vivendi
and others. Ross filed the lawsuit
in June alleging that the hip hop
star had stolen his name and
Lil Wayne was just released from prison
As previously reported, a Rikers Island guard confirmed that the Young Money head would not be released today as scheduled, due to a miscalculation of his prison time.
Another official at Rikers Island confirms to MTV however that the rapper was just discharged at 8:35 a.m.
An attorney for Wayne says he’ll travel to Arizona within 72 of his release and fill out documentation to start his 36-month probation term for a separate drug paraphernalia case
He is scheduled to have a “welcome-back” party in Miami @ The King Of Diamonds On Sunday & Perform @ Drake’s Light Dreams and Nightmares Tour stop Saturday in Las Vegas.
This is how all celebrity rumors should be handled, head on. No pun. In an upcoming episode where she goes camping with her best friend Gayle, Oprah brings up what the gossips have been speculating on for some time now.
Chat show hist Oprah Winfrey laughs off rumors she is involved in a lesbian relationship in a newly released video from her camping trip with Gayle King. In one scene, the two women turned in after enjoying an evening toasting marshmallows with their camp neighbors.
‘Do you want to go in first?’ asked Oprah, nodding to their modest quarters. ‘Let’s just add to that lesbian rumor, come on in baby!’ replied King, 55, who edits Oprah’s ‘O’ magazine. Spreading out her arms, the American TV billionaire giggled: ‘Lesbian rumors!’