Rapper Foxy Brown Writes a Letter in Support of Russell Simmons: Rapper Foxy Brown, former Def Jam artist, wrote a letter in support of Russell Simmons. She wrote on Instagram that “Russell’s biggest Def Jam female protege, (who birthed an era of overtly evocative stars), the man I’ve known and loved, was nothing more than the respectful, respected, gentleman and GODFATHER OF HIP-HOP we’ve all adored.”
More Companies End Ties With the NRA: In support of the protest against the legalization of riffles, even more companies end relations with the National Rifle Association. The companies include Delta Airlines, United Airlines, Hertz, MetLife and SimpliSafe.
2018 Winter Olympics Ended With A Bang: The 2018 Winter Olympics that took place in Pyeongchang, South Korea ended Sunday, Feb. 25. The phenomenal closing ceremony included an outstanding firework display.
Black Panther Banks $700 million in ticket sales: Black Panther hits the $700 million mark in ticket sales this past weekend breaking another world record. The movie is expected to break the superhero movie sales of $1.2 billion.
Michelle Obama Memoir Set to be Released in November: Michelle Obama “deeply in-depth” memoir entitled “Becoming” is to be released in November. Obama said “It has allowed me, for the very first time, the space to honestly reflect on the unexpected trajectory of my life. In this book, I talk about my roots and how a little girl from the South Side of Chicago found her voice and developed the strength to use it to empower others.”