Rest in Power, Dick Gregory, Dead at 84

Dick Gregory 1967, Chicago, USA

Rest in Power to Dick Gregory! His family confirmed the sad news on his instagram page last night.

Dick Gregory was a comedian and civil rights activist who broke barriers in the 1960s and became one of the first African-Americans to perform at white clubs. He often used segregation and racial injustice as material in his comedic acts. He definitely broke down barriers and was a active voice for the people. Condolences to his family and friends.

 

How to Stay Fresh….

Balenciaga $645.00

Gucci $1,050

Gucci $1,790

Gucci $1,250

Givenchy $795.00

Balenciaga $695.00

Balenciaga $595.00

MCM $195.00

Here are my favorite items of the week.

From Balenciaga to Gucci to Givenchy and MCM, high fashion has always been one of my favorite past times. When choosing to decide what you gonna drop a bag on, you should be mindful. First, unless you got money to pay no need to try and play. Second, don’t buy something just because of whose name is on it, but buy it because it can be a staple within your wardrobe and can wear for years to come. Thirdly, find pieces that are authentic and true to your individual style vs. trying to keep up with the joneses.

ATTN SZA Concert Ticket Holders: SZA Postpones Tour Due to Unforeseen Circumstances

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VIA: BILLBOARD  The launch of SZA’s CTRL Tour has been pushed back “due to unforeseen circumstances,” a rep for the singer confirms. The first three dates — Richmond, Va., Washington, DC, and New Haven, Conn. — have been postponed.

Fillmore Silver Spring, the venue she was scheduled to play Thursday night (Aug’ 17), announced the cancellation of the concert on Twitter earlier today.

Ticketholders for the Richmond date can attend a show on the new date of Aug. 21. Rescheduled dates for the other two stops are in the works but not yet announced.

SZA’s trek will now begin on Sunday (Aug. 20) at Fete Music Hall in Providence, R.I.

Chris Brown Reveals Details of the Night He Assaulted Rihanna (Video)

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In February 2009 R&B singer Chris Brown was arrested for brutally assaulting his then girlfriend, pop star Rihanna.

Now, for the first time, Chris admits Rihanna was also abusive throughout their relationship. In a clip from ‘Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life’ Chris explains,

“This is the first time I get to say anything, and I still love Rihanna but I’m just going to be honest. We would fight each other. She would hit me. I would hit her. It never was ok…Like, I don’t like you slapping me…If I go on stage and I got a scratch on my face and I got to explain it like, “Oh I fell.”

Chris also explains in graphic detail what happened that night inside the car,

“With a closed fist, like I punched her, and it busted her lip, and when I saw it I was in shock, I was ‘f***, why did I hit her like that’?

“So from there she’s… spitting blood in my face, it raised me even more. It’s a real fight in the car, and we driving in the street.”

“I’m like ‘yo, we tripping, what the f***, what are we doing?’ She tried to grab for my phone, and I’m not giving her my phone, to throw it out the window.”

50 Cent Admits to Leaking Power Episodes

Last week, some Power fans were excited to find out that someone had leaked the last three episodes of the hit TV series. Starz network parent company announced they would be taking legal action against the parties involved.

Many suspected the leaker to be 50 Cent as he has been very vocal in his disapproval with the way Starz have handled the series and has voiced his frustrations on more than one occasion. 50 Cent posted a message on Instagram which he implicated himself in the fiasco.

New Changes Coming to DreBlacksoFresh…

I’m excited to announce new changes coming to DreBlacksoFresh.com. This blog site has been up and running for 7 years with over 3 million views covering an array of media/entertainment: from some of the biggest stories to hit the net, to exclusive content and spotlighting some great talent.

Now introducing Fresh off the Press, a new weekly interactive vlog that picks up where  DreBlacksoFresh.com leaves off. Fresh off the Press started out as a celebrity/entertainment segment on the now defunct Flood the Block Radio Show on rippedradionetwork.com. 

Fresh off the Press will feature live interviews with artists, community leaders/activists, movers and shakers of the DMV and much more. And of course there will still be your typical celebrity news and tea.

Stay tuned for the debut of Fresh off the Press Coming Soon….

If you would like to be a featured guest on Fresh off the Press contact DreBlacksofresh@gmail.com