ALABAMA ANTI-ABORTION ACT AFOOT

The nation’s most restrictive measure against abortion rights could set stage for a larger, longer battle.

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signs Alabama Human Life Protection bill, controversial anti-abortion measure.

Today, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has signed a bill that could prove to set forth a much larger battle in the controversial fight over abortion. State legislators put forth a bill that would essentially ban the procedure throughout the state with little to no exceptions outside of health risks to the mother. Otherwise this measure makes the procedure illegal classifying it as a Class A felony with doctors facing up to 99 years in prison.

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MELODIC MIXTURES MAKES MUSICAL MAGIC

Producer Louis Futon’s debut album is beautiful concoction of styles and accompanying vocals.

Ever listened to an album and get so caught up in the sound that you feel as though you are in outer body experience?

Well this is the feeling we had listening to Louis Futon’s “Way Back When” album. The trip was a kin to a midday drive to the beach on sunny day in June. A cool summer breeze flits through window perfectly balancing out the golden rays of the sun on your skin.

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BIG HOPES FOR “LITTLE” MOVIE

‘Black-ish’ star producing debut brings a different flavor to a classic movie trope

Well this movie is pretty big to be called “Little” as it not only stars but is Marsai Martin’s producing debut making her the youngest executive producer in Hollywood history, and she does not disappoint.

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Essence fest right around the corner

Full list of performers and single night tickets available now

In true New Orleans fashion the good times will be rolling all summer with the 25th anniversary of Essence Fest coming up July 5-7, and everyone is encouraged to get ready now.

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From couches to billboards

Why Pink Sweat$ is the artist you can not deny

The singer/songwriter from Philly, now based in New York, had no real aspirations of becoming a singer being that he started recording himself last year and admitting that the songs on his “Volume 1” record were meant for other artists, it’s a shocker that he has this much success and buzz in such a short time.

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Fleetwood mac out days after replacing the rolling stones

Band postpones North American tour as Stevie Nicks fights the flu

Jazz Fest has had its fill of controversy following the cancellation of May 2 headliners, and largest draw in decades, rock legends The Rolling Stones due to frontman Mick Jagger needing heart surgery. Fleetwood Mac was available and willing to fill that void confirming a few days ago that would lend their prestige to the 50th Anniversary celebration in the Crescent City, with all the hype surrounding these miraculous turn of events it seemed the day was saved.

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WINDY CITY FANNING THE FLAMES IN SMOLLETT CASE

Jussie Smollett to be sued by Chicago after failure to repay city in case

As of midnight last night “Empire” star, Jussie Smollett has missed the deadline set by the city of Chicago to pay for the $130 thousand in court costs and other fees revolving around the investigation into his alleged falsified attack claims from January.

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Just In: Fleetwood mac to replace the rolling stones at jazz fest

After days of nail-biting anticipation, organizers with Jazz Fest have snagged the band Fleetwood Mac to replace The Rolling Stones on May 2nd. The abrupt cancellation of The Stones’ performance, along with the postponement of their world tour, was due to front-man Mick Jagger needing to have a heart valve replacement around that time.

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Suspect identified in shooting death of nipsey hussle

Authorities seek public help in locating shooter

The Los Angeles police department, just a few hours ago, have identified and released the name of a suspect involved in shooting death of West-coast rapper Nipsey Hussle Sunday afternoon in front of his L.A. clothing store.

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Update: Mick Jagger to have heart surgery, reason behind Jazz Fest cancellation

Days after announcing the postponement to their No Filter and cancellation of 50th anniversary Jazz Fest appearance in New Orleans, reports confirm Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger will be undergoing a heart valve replacement.

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