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Singer-Songwriter Andrea Martin, Who Penned Songs For Toni Braxton & En Vogue, Has Died
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Andrea Martin, a Grammy Award-winning songwriter and singer, has died according to a statement that appeared on social media. Martin, a Brooklyn, N.Y. native, penned hits for the likes of Toni Braxton and En Vogue among others.

While the details of Martin's passing are being kept private by the family, the news has sent shockwaves throughout the music industry where Martin was deeply respected for her work as a songwriter and remembered as an artist herself.

"Dear Family and Friends, it is with a heavy heart we inform you of the passing of our beautiful Andrea Martin also known as 'Annie,'" began the statement, which was shared via Martin's Instagram Story feed. "Andrea will always be remembered for her passion and dedication to her family and friends. Her impact will continue to be felt and heard for a lifetime."

The statement continues, "We thank you in advance for your condolences, love, compassion and understanding during this time. Please limit calls as we are trying to finalize arrangements at this time, Once finalized, we will be sure to post arrangements. Forever a legend. April 14 - September 27."

Martin lent her pen to Monica and her hit "Before You Walk Out My Life" and SWV's "You're The One" along with Angie Stone's "I Wish I Didn't Miss You."

For Braxton, Martin penned "I Love Me Some Him" and "Don't Let Go (Love)" for En Vogue. She also wrote for The Braxtons sisters, Blu Cantrell, Nelly, Melanie Fiona, and Sean Kingston among others.

Martin's singing debut occurred in 1998 with the release of her album, The Best Of Me. A single from the album, "Let Me Return The Favor" peaked at No. 82 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.

On Twitter, the news of Andrea Martin's passing has garnered a number of responses, many of which point to the fact that she too was a powerful vocalist herself. We've amassed a few of the responses below.

May Andrea Martin rest powerfully in peace. Thank you for the music.

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REST IN PEACE ANDREA MARTIN #andreamartin pic.twitter.com/PVlidPko9K
— Jay Ross (@Soulcraver76) September 27, 2021


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Some songs Andrea Martin (#RIP) wrote/co-wrote:
"Don't Let Go (Love)" by En Vogue
"You're The One" by SWV
"Before You Walk Out Of My Life" by Monica
"I Love Me Some Him" by Toni Braxton
"I Got Somebody Else" by Changing Faceshttps://t.co/q3DZ6ZTMyN pic.twitter.com/fdz5ocTloF
— I want it all. Vaxxed & 6ft from y'all. (@markchappelle) September 27, 2021


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- RIP to the legend Andrea Martin. her pen was unmatched and brought so many of your favorite songs to life! pic.twitter.com/qs8U80tShu
— Rob Milton (@therobmilton) September 27, 2021


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Toni Braxton's "I Love Me Some Him" and Angie Stone's "Wish I Didn't Miss You" ANDREA MARTIN?!
— ?????? (@callmedollar) September 28, 2021


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Only a couple of weeks ago we were talking about Andrea Martin actually being the vocals of the iconic club track "Show Me Love" by Robin S.

Andrea penned and produced hits for En Vogue, Monica, Toni Braxton, OutKast and more #RIP pic.twitter.com/n7n7U7j7nZ
— robert. (@FierceRobert) September 27, 2021


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RIP ANDREA MARTIN
The Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter and Grammy Winner has passed away! #RIPAndreaMartin pic.twitter.com/Ml0y0UEH3v
— Sam Cook (@SamCook_7) September 28, 2021


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One of my favourite songs written by the amazing Andrea Martin.
pic.twitter.com/SsSecljZyt
— Siima K K Sabiti (@kanyindo) September 28, 2021


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Rest in peace Andrea Martin, she has just passed away at the age of 49. She wrote Better in time for @leonalewis pic.twitter.com/ryK4iQVRRa
— Mr Tr?n (QQ) (@Quan301290) September 28, 2021


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RIP to the exceptional, the talented, bigger than life Andrea Martin. Thinking of you and your loved ones tonight. pic.twitter.com/LCf8djCWXw
— Cyn Santana (@Cyn_Santana) September 28, 2021


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Rest in peace to R&B singer/songwriter, Andrea Martin.

If I had to choose my three of my favorite songs that Andrea Martin had a hand in writing/co-writing: pic.twitter.com/XBbUin0RJh
— señor travis. (@travisfromthebk) September 28, 2021


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When Lil' Kim and Andrea Martin did the record Money Talks. Andrea, your voice Is so beautiful and smooth. This record is one of my favorites. FLY HIGH QUEEN pic.twitter.com/oY9SJiEFGR
— lilkimvideos_ (@lilkimvideos1) September 28, 2021


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Im crushed. I love Andrea Martin. She is magic personified! https://t.co/eIikmSi6dD
— Ebro (@oldmanebro) September 28, 2021


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I loved Melanie Fiona & Andrea Martin's musical chemistry it's all over Melanie's debut "The Bridge"!

Give It To Me Right
Ay Yo
Walk On By
You Stop My Heart
It Kills Me
Teach Him #RIPAndreaMartin pic.twitter.com/whGiQCUlpc
— JR's World Of Soul (@JrWorldOfSoul) September 28, 2021


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My God. What a loss. God bless her family and friends! Andrea Martin was legendary! https://t.co/J8zY4YG0Hg
— Sy Smith (@Syberspace) September 28, 2021


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Andrea Martin smashed this.

Watch the music video for "Set It Off" by Organized Noise feat. Andrea Martin & Queen Latifah https://t.co/BetRNKvcZI
— I want it all. Vaxxed & 6ft from y'all. (@markchappelle) September 27, 2021



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MySpace Inspires Kid Cudi Reflection On Pre-Success Goals: "I Had That Fire Burnin In Me"
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Kid Cudi clearly knew the assignment, even before there was one.

On Sunday (Sept 26) the Kids See Ghosts rapper took a trip down memory lane by sharing his old Myspace bio reflecting his goals upon making it in the music business.

Amid a round of fan interactions, Kid Cudi shared another Twitter user's post that included screenshots of his old Myspace profile pic and bio. In the bio, written when Cudi was 22 years old, the then up and coming artist wrote of wanting to take "hip hop or music n general 2 a whole nother level," before noting his desire to bring his unique lens to the Grammys.

"I don't wanna get in da game 2 blend in, I'm tryna change da face of it," he wrote at the time.

Reflecting on his early ambitions, career accomplishments, and being taken aback by seeing his words manifest, Cudi told fans that the throwback was "so wild" to look at.

"I had that fire burnin in me," Cudi said. "Everything I said in this bio, I did. F-kin unreal. Destiny."

This is so wild. I had that fire burnin in me. Everything I said in this bio, I did. Fuckin unreal. Destiny https://t.co/p5eZy5QBkF

— The Chosen One : I YOU FRESHIE 4EVER (@KidCudi) September 27, 2021

In addition to walking down memory lane, Cudi also confirmed that a tour for his highly anticipated recent release, Man on the Moon III, is in the works; sharing that he has "been looking for venues for months," before adding that it's "definitely happening."

Oh yes! Been bookin venues for months. Its def happenin https://t.co/TEDGMImS2O

— The Chosen One : I YOU FRESHIE 4EVER (@KidCudi) September 25, 2021

Kid Cudi also offered fans an update on his upcoming Netflix series, Entergalactic, sending out a tweet thanking the team behind the scenes while hyping up his fans on what to expect.

"Everything about this show is next level. Ull see." When a fan asked why it has taken so long, Cudi responded, "Because this isnt some regular animated show ur use to. Some stuff takes time and nurturing. The next level sh-t does."

Wait til yall hear and see Entergalactic. U have no idea. I really wanna thank Kenya Barris, Mike Moon, Elizabeth Porter and the whole team for believing in my vision and helping bring it to life. Everything about this show is next level. Ull see

— The Chosen One : I YOU FRESHIE 4EVER (@KidCudi) September 25, 2021

Because this isnt some regular animated show ur use to. Some stuff takes time and nurturing. The next level shit does. https://t.co/BUB2Cfq0Wk

— The Chosen One : I YOU FRESHIE 4EVER (@KidCudi) September 25, 2021

 Entergalactic was initially announced in 2019 and is expected to be a follow-up to Cudi's 2016 album, Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin. However, due to the covid-19 restrictions at the time, MOTM3 made its debut first.

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A Woman Cracked The Code On The Origins Of A$AP Rocky's Met Gala Quilt
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A$AP Rocky's Met Gala fit is still a hot topic within the fashion industry. One woman has stepped forward and cracked the code behind the very colorful piece.

As spotted on Buzz Feed the Harlem native pulled up to the star studded event wearing a very unique coverall. Rocky gave credit to ERL designer Eli Russell Linnetz on the quilt but the bedspread has been around for years. Last week a woman named Sarah took to social media to clarify where the cover came from. "So my great grandmothers quilt was donated to an antique/thrift store a while back. When I saw the #metgala Photo I realized instantly that it had to be the same quilt" she wrote.

"I read the vogue article about the designer finding the quilt in Southern California and with his office not that far from us in Venice California, I demanded that my mom go look for the photos of it on our old bed. Looks like great grandma Mary went to the #metgala with @asaprocky and @erl__________ they wrote a @voguemagazine article too " she added.





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Naturally fans demanded that more respect be put on her nana's name but to hear Sarah tell it she was just fine with Rocky making the quilt famous. "I posted this because I found it amazing that some thing that my great grandmother made out of love for my mother, to be used to keep her warm ,and was donated so that it might keep somebody else warm or sold to raise funds for a lovely charity, ended up being used for an amazing statement art piece by amazingly talented people who took it to the next level. I have talked to the designer @erl__________ and the quilter @zakfoster.quilts who worked so hard on the pieces. They're both lovely people" she wrote.

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EXCLUSIVE: 'Black Ink Crew Chicago' Star Charmaine Bey Says She Is "Pleased R. Kelly Has To Face His

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Black Ink Crew Chicago's premiere is just days away. Hip-Hop Wired caught up with OG cast member Charmaine Bey, and we asked her about R.Kelly's recent conviction ahead of the show's premiere.

R.Kelly's day of reckoning finally arrived on Monday (Sept. 27) after the singer was found guilty on all counts of sex trafficking and racketeering. In one episode of the hit VH1 reality show, Bey linked up with fellow radio personality Kendra G. to protest against the disgraced singer in his hometown of Chicago.

During our interview, we asked the reality star/radio host how she felt about the pied piper of R&Pee being found guilty. She admitted to not being up to speed on what was going on in the trial but was "pleased" to know he was found guilty.

You know, I've been working all day long and have not been up to date of what's been going on today. But I will say that you know, obviously, R. Kelly is from Chicago and it was definitely a hard topic for a lot of people from the city because not only do they love R. Kelly and they grew up on his music, but they also know the history and the, of the past of how, you know, it, it seemed like something else. You know what I mean? It seemed like he was having these parties, and everybody wanted to be involved. But then all these stories ended up coming out at the end of the day. For me, it doesn't matter like who you are or your importance in life. No man or woman should have to go through some of the things that these victims were going through. And I am very pleased that R. Kelly has to face his demons.

It only took two days of deliberation for the jury to render its guilty verdict of the singer after hearing all of the testimony and disgusting allegations from witnesses during the trial that began August 18.

Keep it locked on Hip-Hop Wired for the rest of our interview with Charmaine and Ryan Henry. Black Ink Crew: Chicago returns on Monday, October 4, on VH1.



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Guilty As Charged: Pied Piper of R&Creep R. Kelly Convicted In Sex Trafficking Trial, Twitter Rejoic
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R. Kelly, who was alleged to be the mastermind of a sex trafficking ring that went on for years despite failed attempts to bring him to justice, finally has been found guilty as charged. In just the second day of deliberations in his trial in New York, the jury found the shamed R&B star guilty of racketeering, and Twitter is rejoicing.

The Associated Press and The New York Times among several other major outlets broke the news wide that Kelly, 54, coerced and groomed young women to be his servants and perform sexual acts, some too disgusting to reprint here in full detail.

The trial, which began on August 18, the prosecutors in the matter introduced witness testimony and statements, along with other evidence that pointed to the fact that Kelly manipulated and controlled the victims using predatory tactics and maneuvers of coercion and fear. One of the accusers said that Kelly demanded to be referred to as "Daddy" when they greeted him and were instructed to hug and kiss him. They were also told to cheer for him if they were in tow during a pickup basketball game.

The accusers also state that they were made to sign NDA documents and also followed a strict code known as "Rob's Rules" and would face threats of spankings and punishments if they violated them. Kelly's full name is Rober Sylvester Kelly.

Other disturbing testimonies include one victim saying that Kelly demanded oral sex and displayed a firearm by his side while doing so, and another victim said that the singer passed on herpes to her without revealing his status.

Kelly's guilty verdict confirms what many industry insiders and former allies knew but didn't come forth to call an end to the acts, but outsiders and observers who knew the case in and out always thought that the claims, despite the heinous nature of them, were all true.

On Twitter, R. Kelly is getting dragged to the depths of hell. We've got those reactions below.

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One in five black women are survivors of sexual assault. Today, black women were believed. R Kelly has been found guilty on all nine counts. #MeToo #ibelieveher #justice
— Mueller, She Wrote (@MuellerSheWrote) September 27, 2021


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BREAKING: According to Reuters, R Kelly has been found guilty of racketeering, which carries a possible 20-year sentence.

MAY HE ROT IN PRISON.
— BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@mmpadellan) September 27, 2021


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Breaking: R. Kelly found GUILTY!

Now do Matt Gaetz.
— Jack Cocchiarella (@JDCocchiarella) September 27, 2021


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Omg, my fav R. Kelly song!

Also, I'm making air fryer quiche, y'all.

So many things to be excited about rn. https://t.co/J016iJ1OE2
— A. Harmony (@AHarmonyMusic) September 27, 2021


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R. Kelly FINALLY has been found guilty

"Separate the man from the music" Twitter y'all day in court coming soon too pic.twitter.com/MAstZt3w1d
— YONCÉ IS COMING (@kweenktherula) September 27, 2021


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Never compare Michael Jackson's case with R. Kelly again

R. Kelly has been found guilty of ALL 9 counts (1 racketeering and 8 Mann Acts).

Michael Jackson not guilty on all counts pic.twitter.com/U4jNjoMKHw
— OMAR ARNOLD ? || ? (@Omar_777_) September 27, 2021


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R. Kelly Found Guilty of All Counts.
— Young Daddy (@Toure) September 27, 2021


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BREAKING: R Kelly found guilty of all charges.

Do Trump next.
— Kim Mangone (@KimMangone) September 27, 2021


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Put R Kelly in the dirt
— Korosensei (@Less_HumbleTeej) September 27, 2021


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R Kelly faced more justice and legal consequences than Trump
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) September 27, 2021



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No Cap: Drake Gives J. Cole His Flowers & Says "He's One of The Greatest Rappers Ever"
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J. Cole got the ultimate co-sign from one of his peers.

On Friday night (Sept. 24), J. Cole's "The Off-Season Tour" kicked off in Miami at the FTX Arena with a bang.  Fans in attendance were blessed with an appearance from the Certified Lover Boy himself, Drake.

Not only did he treat fans to a performance of his hit single "Way 2 Sexy" with Future, but he also used the opportunity to give Cole his flowers in front of the sold-out arena. "I don't know how the f**k you pulled it off, but thank you for being the first person to bring us back to arenas so we could do some shows for these people," he told the Dreamville general.

Drizzy's admiration for the North Carolina native comes after Cole surprised his loyal fans with his Heaven's EP that features his "Pipe Down" freestyle, where he voiced his admiration for not just Drake, but Kendrick Lamar as well. "Some people say that I'm running third / They threw the bronze at me / Behind Drake and Dot / Yeah, them ni**as is superstars to me," Cole rapped on the song.

Drake decided to use his guest appearance to return the love right back to Cole. "I gotta say this just 'cause, I don't always wanna have like a heartfelt moment when we're on stage together," he said. "I just want you to understand something-you are genuinely, without a doubt, one of the greatest rappers to ever touch the mic. It's way too many people in the world that think and know that J. Cole is at top on the pole position."

The Hip-Hop stars embraced and received a massive pop from the crowd. "I love you with all my heart. You're my brother, one of my favorite artists, and I'll always appreciate you having me out here," Drake further added.

Drake giving J.Cole his flowers on stage last night in Miami. #OffSeasonTour // : @abbmatic pic.twitter.com/Yx18ox6uWp

— Word On Road (@WordOnRd) September 25, 2021

That wasn't the only thing Drake did that night. He also linked up with 21 Savage, the opening act on Cole's tour, to perform his single "Knife Talk" off his latest album, giving fans a preview of what's to come when he decides to head back out on tour.

Drake performando Knife Talk feat. 21 Savage em Miami

pic.twitter.com/lh7xRk25Am

— Drake Brasil | Mídias (@DBRcontent) September 25, 2021

We love to see rappers showing each other love.

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No Longer "Missing" Kelly Price Reveals That She "Flatlined" While Battling COVID-19

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Kelly Price has finally broken her silence.

If you have been under a rock, famed singer, Kelly Price was the talk of social media for the last few days after Georgia police declared her missing following a welfare check. Fans and the Grammy-nominated singer's family became worried after she went "missing" after being hospitalized with COVID-19.

Speaking exclusively with TMZ, the 48-year old singer revealed in an emotional interview that her bout with COVID-19 was severe and that she "flatlined" as doctors worked to save her life.

"At some point, they lost me. I woke up a couple of days, and the first thing I remember was the doctors standing around me asking me if I knew what year it was," Price said, revisiting the terrifying ordeal. When asked by the interviewer to explain what she meant by "they lost me," she said, "I died."

Following her sharing the news of her having the highly contagious virus on Instagram in July, Price revealed to TMZ that she was battling COVID-19 for a week before she decided to check herself into a hospital. With help from her husband, while consulting with her doctor virtually, Price treated her symptoms at home until they became worse. "My temperature had raised to 103 [degrees], and my breathing was extremely shallow."





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Despite escaping the clutches of death, Price revealed to TMZ that she is not out of the woods yet is battling the after-effects of the virus despite being free of it. "I have what is called long COVID, and I am facing a very uphill battle right now," Kelly said while shedding tears. "I suffered a lot of internal damage, and so I have a lot of rehabbing to do before I am able to be concert-ready again."

As for the million-dollar question? Where has she been all this time? She revealed she wasn't home because she couldn't recuperate from the virus in peace due to fans showing up at her home. "I literally left my house maybe a week ago because I couldn't rest there," she said. "I turned off everything."

As for the claims from her sister, and the timeline she shared when it came to the last time she saw her, Price called her sibling's claims cap. "It hasn't been two months since I've seen my sister. It's been a year," she explained. "I haven't been in the same room as her since my mother's funeral. Prior to that we hadn't seen each other all pandemic long. That's not new for us. We've been strained for a very long time."





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She also shot down any claims that she was missing, "I was never missing ... everyone in my family knew exactly where I was. It's very disappointing that things came to this." We're just glad that she is safe, and the rest of this family drama resolves itself.

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David Alan Grier Cracks Up Tony Awards Crowd With Audra McDonald Shoutout
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On a night where Broadway celebrated its return with the 74th annual Tony Awards ceremony, David Alan Grier started the night off with some genuine humor towards host Audra McDonald as he accepted his first-ever award.

The veteran TV and film actor began the evening's festivities when he won the Tony for Best Performance By a Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Sergeant Waters in A Soldier's Play, the captivating tale about Black soldiers on a military base during World War II which won a Pulitzer Prize before being converted into a play.

Grier took the stage decked out in a black tuxedo jacket and vibrant plaid pants and began his acceptance speech with a playful jab at McDonald: "Audra, I finally won one of these, too!" McDonald has won six Tony Awards in her career and opened the ceremony as host for the first two hours. "She's got like seven of these bad boys," the actor continued.

We're still celebrating @davidalangrier's epic #TonyAwards win for Best Featured Actor in a Play! pic.twitter.com/WUZnLyUJey

— Paramount+ (@paramountplus) September 27, 2021

The Yale School of Drama graduate had been previously nominated for a Tony four times during the past several years for his work on Broadway. He got emotional as he thanked the late Black playwright & actor Douglas Turner-Ward, who saw his performance before his passing. Grier also thanked the Roundabout Theater where the play was being held Kenny Leon, the director of A Soldier's Play, stating "I don't know if I was the first call or the last call, but I'm just glad you called, baby!!" He closed out by saying, "And to the other nominees, tough bananas! I won!"

The 65-year old actor's jubilation was in full display afterward as he sent out a tweet saying, "I can't believe this sh*t! I fu**ing won a Tony!"

I can't believe this shit! I fucking won a Tony! pic.twitter.com/yVsORf1Z2D

— David Alan Grier (@davidalangrier) September 26, 2021

 

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K-9 Karen: White Woman Fired For Racist Meltdown At Brooklyn Dog Park

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Brooklyn has become so gentrified that a white woman filled with that MAGA energy mouthed off to a Black couple who dared to walk their dog at a park this past weekend.

In a video uploaded to Twitter by Fredrick Joseph, he describes how a "Karen" in a dog park in Williamsburg told them to stay in their own hood because apparently Brooklyn belongs to colonizers now. Seeing that things could go left, Joseph pulled out his phone and began recording the encounter before the women in question flipped him off and tried to smack the phone out his hand. After repeating her racist comment to her, BK Karen attempted to play the victim and accused the couple of saying that to her.

Luckily a white man who witnessed everything confirmed on video that it was her who made the initial statement before she walked off into the night and possibly made her way to Starbucks (just an educated guess, no shots).

"At the dog park in Brooklyn with my fiancé and this white woman was threatening to call police and told us to "stay in our hood" because she had our dog confused with another dog who had been barking loudly. So, I started recording and she tried to slap the phone out my hand."

At the dog park in Brooklyn with my fiancé and this white woman was threatening to call police and told us to "stay in our hood" because she had our dog confused with another dog who had been barking loudly. So, I started recording and she tried to slap the phone out my hand. pic.twitter.com/9MXwMiU3Qb

— Frederick Joseph (@FredTJoseph) September 26, 2021

Lowkey feels like once Biggie died, the colonizers saw their opening and took it. Now Brooklyn is basically an extension of The Village or something.

Raw Story is now reporting that the woman has been fired from her job due to her racist tendencies.

After the woman was identified as Emma Sarley, Fredrick Joseph wasted no time tagging her employer, Bevy, a community events software platform, and CEO Derek Andersen in a tweet.

"Hey (Derek Andersen) I see that (Bevy) is attempting to be better about race, equity, etc.," Joseph wrote on Twitter. "Thought you should see this (video). I'm hoping Black colleagues and peers don't have to face this sort of racism from Emma."

Andersen later wrote: "Spoke with (Frederick Joseph) about his and his fiancé's horrific experience from last night. So sorry to them for what has happened. No one should treat people the way we witnessed. This is extremely troubling. I will update you shortly."

And just like that, she's out of a job.

.@BevyHQ has zero tolerance for discriminatory behavior of any kind. Yesterday an employee engaged in behavior contrary to our values and has been terminated. We apologize deeply to all involved.

— Derek Andersen (@DerekjAndersen) September 26, 2021

Once again the internet puts a racist on blast for their actions. Shout out to everyone who helped identify the woman in question and holding her accountable.

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Check Out The Trailer To Netflix's Kanye West Documentary 'Jeen-Yuhs'

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A few months ago Netflix revealed that a Kanye West documentary was on the way and now we're finally getting our first look at the project and have gotten the title for the doc.

Officially dubbed Jeen-Yuhs ("Genius" in case y'all were wondering), the trailer to the Yeezy documentary takes us back to 2004 before Kanye West became a household name and was simply known for his soulful beats and production. Sitting alongside the artist formerly known as Mos Def (Yasiin Bey these days), the two men each spit their now familiar verses to the College Dropout cut "Two Words."

While Mos looked like his charismatic self as he rapped his bars, a young Kanye grew visibly animated with every passing line much to the astonishment of Avon Barksdale (Wood Harris) who was in the room with the rappers. It was a pretty dope trip down memory lane.

Produced by Coodie Simmons and Chike Ozah and reportedly filmed over two decades, there is no word on precisely when Jeen-Yuhs will drop but expect it to see a release date sometime in 2022. Check out the first look clip below.



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