Daily Archives: May 3, 2011


Phife Dawg talks at the TFF Premiere for ‘Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Call Quest

  Last week was the Tribeca Film Festival premiere for ‘Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest,’ at BMCC Theater. Rapper Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor and Ali Shaheed Muhammad were the only two members in attendance. Prince Paul, Mark Fraser of the New Jersey Devils, The Awesome 2 and Teddy Ted […]


TFI Special Legacy Celebration: Quincy Jones Tribute

  On Thursday evening, the Tribeca Film Institute honored the iconic Quincy Jones at the Hiro Ballroom in the Maritime Hotel. Melly Mel, F. Gary Gray, Ice-T and wife Coco, Tatyana Ali, Musician Jonathan Batiste, TFF Juror Warrington Hudlin, Melanie Fiona, Marsha Ambrosius, Al B. Sure! and Full Force were just a few of the stars […]


Hot 97 Announces Summer Jam 2011 Lineup

  Angie Martinez and Hot 97 announced their 2011 Summer Jam lineup. The list read was Lil Wayne, Birdman, YMCMB, Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Dipset, Fabolous, Rick Ross, Waka Flocka, Lloyd Banks (and friends) and more. They also hinted a few “surprises” without giving away any hints. June 5th will you be at the New Meadowlands Stadium?


John Starks & Danny Ware attend the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day

  The Tribeca/ESPN Sports day was a fun family day. “Wheels of Freestyle” performed a wild BMX stunt show, and the event featured other performances by The Harlem Wizards and the Acrobats of Cirque-Tacular. We also spotted Mr. Met who greeted fans. John Starks and the Knicks City Dancers signed autographs for attendees. Kids were […]


Joe Budden Blasts Esther Baxter

  ShareThis Joe Budden called in this morning to NYC Power 105.1 to speak with Esther Baxter. Supposedly the video girl was  sleeping with NFL running back Derrick Ward. There is another twist, she was pregnant at the time to! That’s a shame because the two lived together, and Joe says he was naive about the […]


Ravens’ Ray Lewis Helps Only Surviving Child of Mom’s Suicide & Death of Siblings

  NFL linebacker Ray Lewis is helping a 10-year-old New York boy whose mother drowned herself and three children by driving a van into the Hudson River. The surviving child, La’Shaun Armstrong, was to attend a Manhattan fundraiser of the United Athletes Foundation on Saturday night. Some of the proceeds will go to him, including scholarship […]


Oldest Living Pro Baseball Player Emilio Navarro Dies

Emilio “Millito” Navarro, believed to be the oldest living professional baseball player, died Saturday in his Caribbean homeland of Puerto Rico. He was 105. The former Negro Leagues star died while surrounded by relatives, said a statement from his family. He was hospitalized Wednesday in the southern coastal city of Ponce after having a small […]