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—– This month, NewsOne presents a special exploration of Black Americans’ influence on social media, #TWEETING WHILE BLACK. —– Twitter has amassed more than 300 million users since its public launch in 2006, and a Pew Research Center survey shows that African Americans are more likely to Tweet than any other demographic. There is some […]

NEW YORK — Nicki Minaj will have another moment to savor from her super year: Billboard is honoring her as its rising star of 2011.

LOS ANGELES  — Nicki Minaj might need to change her hair color to gold. The pink-loving hip-hop diva picked up two trophies Sunday at the American Music Awards. Minaj kicked off the fan-favorite ceremony by sporting a pair of speakers on her much-talked about posterior. She was later honored as favorite rap/hip-hop artist, besting a […]

Rapper Nicki Minaj appeared on the Ellen Degeneres show yesterday to meet 8-year-old Sophia Grace Brownlee, an overnight sensation whose cover of Minaj’s “Super Bass” went viral on the Internet last week. Minaj surprised Brownlee and her family, who flew in from Essex, England, to deliver her praise and a positive message: “Put your book […]

NEW YORK — ABC has apologized for showing rapper Nicki Minaj’s nipple on Good Morning America today despite a 5 second delay . “Although we had a five-second delay in place for the Nicki Minaj concert on GMA, the live East Coast feed of the concert regrettably included certain fleeting images of the performer that […]

DALLAS — Police have released audio of the 911 call from the Dallas hotel Nicki Ninaj was staying at after an alleged altercation between her and a man that resulted in her face being bruised. In the audio, Nicki Minaj can be clearly heard saying “what you hit me for” while the male asks her […]

DALLAS — TMZ has obtained the police report in Dallas where Nicki Minaj allegedly called police after a fight with her assistant, A&R, and rumored boyfriend Safaree Samuel. According to the police report, Nicki followed Samuels up to the room they were sharing, to make sure he didn’t take any of her stuff. Nicki was […]

DALLAS — Police came to an upscale Dallas hotel after rapper Nicki Minaj was involved in a fight she was having with an unknown man. When police arrived, she said the man punched her in her lip. TMZ reports: When cops and paramedics arrived, Nicki told authorities their poolside fight continued inside of their room […]

26-year-old rapper Nicki Minaj announced on Twitter Monday that her “precious cousin,” Nicholas Telemaque was murdered Sunday evening. “My cousin Nicholas (also goes by Juse) was murdered last night near his home in Brooklyn, New York,” Minaj wrote Monday. Cops are now investigating the incident. No arrests have been made so far, TMZ reports. Read […]

Most talk about Sunday’s BET Awards centered on the Chris Brown-Rihanna screw-up, however, I heard little to nothing regarding the skit involving rapper Nicki Minaj and teen heartthrob, Justin Bieber. During the segment in which both artists rambled about who had the strongest fan base, Bieber began to flirt with the female MC. Minaj, 26, […]

London — Who would have thought? Popular Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj who is currently on tour with Britney Spears has booked a private plane to fly to the Royal Wedding on April 29th between Prince William and Kate Middleton despite not being invited. She has apparently booked an apartment near to Westminster Abbey, where […]

When I think about the beating that Black women took in 2010 and now prepare to forecast a glorious 2011 for ya’ll, I reminded how Winston Churchill said at the time when his England seemed almost certainly doomed to go down in defeat to Hitler’s Nazi Germany, “If the British Empire and it’s Commonwealth last […]