Detroit Audience Wants Refund Over Drunk Dave Chappelle Stand Up
Dave Chappelle proved even comedic geniuses have off nights ... because hundreds of angry fans are demanding refunds after a Detroit performance many are calling a drunken catastrophe. According to multiple people in the crowd during Thursday night's 9:30 show at the Fillmore ... a seemingly wasted Chappelle took the stage an hour late (mostly due to the crowd still being seated), and told very few jokes. Instead, he sat quietly smoking, rambling, and slurring his speech.
Dr. Boyce Watkins to BET: 'I'm Still Not Happy With What I See'
Back in 2011 Dr. Boyce Watkins wrote a column entitled "BET Has Officially Become the New and Improved KKK" where he cited that Lil Wayne and similar artists are promoting black-on-black violence and that the Black-founded network is standing by it. Four years later, he says he's "seen some transition," but "still has a bone to pick" with the "excessively materialistic and capitalist" company.
Mike G of rap group Odd Future has been with the crew for years, but if it wasn't for him hitting up Tyler, the Creator during the earlier days of social media, we might not have ever heard of the rising star.
Someone Made a Parody #TidalFacts Twitter Account after Jay Z's Twitter Rant
Earlier this afternoon, Jay Z made a rare appearance on Twitter to do some damage control on the status of his new music streaming service. Using the hashtag #TidalFacts, Hov gave fans some much-needed insight into the inner workings of Tidal and the progress we’ll see in the future. Some #TidalFacts of note were the service will be here for the long haul, it’s created for the artists and fans in mind, and it’s a global company because Hov’s cousin really did move to Nigeria.