Aaron Hernandez, Ex-football Star Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder




By Karlynn Wells 

The Aaron Hernandez  trial which started in January has come to an end. The former New England Patriots star was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. According to CNN, Hernandez, 25, was also found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.

Lloyd, 27, was a semi pro football player, and also the boyfriend of Hernandez’s fiance’s sister. On June 17, 2013, Lloyd was shot six times and his body was found in a park near Hernandez’s home. Prosecutors believe the night before Lloyd was killed, he said something to Hernandez that destroyed his trust, giving Hernandez a “motive to kill”. Hernandez was arrested nine days after the murder. According to NBC, at the time of his arrest, Hernandez had just been awarded a $40 million contract with the Patriots Continue reading

Rihanna Silences Rumors of her Sniffing Coke in Viral Video


Rihanna is definitely not having it! The Bajan queen had social media users and the blogs questioning if she was sniffing coke in a vine video that went viral Tuesday, April 14. Of course, the 27-year-old singer did not hesitate to shut down the rumors by explaining what she was actually doing in the video.

Keep reading to see what she had to say, and take a look at the viral video below…

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Social Media shows support for Hillary after she makes her big announcement


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Hillary Rodham Clinton announced through a Youtube video Sunday that she would seek the presidency for a second time. Clinton is the first Democratic candidate to formally announce a 2016 run. According to washingtonpost.com, Clinton’s launch video,was seen 1.8 million times in 12 hours and her tweet was seen three million times. Watch the video here: Continue reading

Jodi Arias sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole



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By Karlynn Wells

One of the most controversial trials in American history has come to an end. The Jodi Arias trial, was one of the most watched trials in history, was turned into a film, and has sparked an unprecedented amount of trial debate on social media.Seven years and two juries later, Jodi Arias, who was convicted in 2013 for the 2008 murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander, was sentenced to life in prison on Monday.

Lets take a look at those seven years: kpho.com

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Rocsi Diaz Finds Out Why Coachella Music Festival Parties are so Amazing!

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Everyone has been talking all things Coachella lately, especially about the big name celebs that attended the festival’s musical performances, like Kendall & Kylie Jenner, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Robert Pattinson and Chris Brown, to name a few. Not only did these hot celebs attend performances but they also showed up at some of the hottest Coachella parties!

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Did New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Make Promises He Couldn’t Keep?


By: Karlynn Wells

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo turned his annual budget in before the April 1 deadline, but some of New York’s elected officials and civic leaders feel that there are a few things missing from it. According to New York’s Amsterdam News, critics of the $150 billion budget say Cuomo’s African- American constituents are being shortchanged on his promise to push for criminal justice reform. After a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a New York City police officer, in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Cuomo pledged to make criminal justice reform a priority during his State of the State address in January. After, the jury’s decision in December 2014, Cuomo even met with Jay Z and Russell Simmons, to discuss a reform package in a meeting that was called after protest sparked all over New York.

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Kean University Cancels Rapper Common as 2015 Commencement Speaker


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By: Karlynn Wells

Rapper Lonnie Rashid Lynn, better known as Common, is known for rapping about controversial issues, and taking strong political stances in his songs. His voice has been influential to fans for years, so much so that Kean University in Union, New Jersey announced him as their 2015 commencement speaker. However, a song released by the rapper 15 years ago, now has the school pursuing different speaker options. In A Song for Assata, a song about black nationalist, Assata Shakur, who was convicted in 1977 for killing New Jersey state trooper Werner Foerster, Common speaks of Shakur saying “Your power and pride is beautiful.”

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Madonna Kisses Drake On Stage At Coachella


Remember when Madonna kissed Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears on stage at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards? Well, little did the world know Drake was next in line.

Madonna made an appearance during Drake’s performance at Coachella on Sunday after he performed his song ‘Madonna’ from his album ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’. She came out on stage to her 1994 song ‘Human Nature’ from the ‘Bedtime Stories’ album, in a very risqué outfit with sexy dance moves.

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