New York City

Former president Barack Obama stepped out of a Starbucks during his surprise visit to New York City Friday, to the happiness of a cheering crowd.

After ending his concert early on Sunday night to check on his wife Kim Kardashian, who had been robbed at gun point in Paris, it seems both Kanye West and Kim are back safely in New York City with more security than the president of the United States. According to TMZ, they had a caravan of about 10 vehicles with […]

It looks like J.Cole fans will have to wait a while before they see him perform live again because, during his show at The Meadows Music & Arts Festival in Queens, New York, he announced that this will be his “last show for a very long time.” Some fans feel he may be taking a break […]

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]

Watch Rihanna sport a life-sized heart as she feeds pigeons in New York City early Monday morning.

Netflix teamed up with four-time Oscar winner, creator Baz Luhrmann (The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge!), along with Hip-Hop Legends Nas (executive producer) and Grandmaster Flash (associate producer).  The Netflix original series, The Get Down, helps tell the story of New York on the verge of bankruptcy that forced a birth of new art, Hip-Hop. The Source […]

Poor Chipotle just can’t shy away from bad press. Mark Crumpacker, Chipotle’s chief creative and development officer, was recently indicted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office in a massive cocaine bust, according to the New York Daily News. Several arrests were made following a lengthy investigation into a drug-selling ring on the New York City’s Lower East Side that sold thousands […]

  Laila Ali, daughter of the legendary Muhammad Ali, shared an Instagram photo of West 33rd Street, which was renamed “Muhammad Ali Way” on Tuesday. “New York City temporarily named a street after my father,” she said in the caption. “Such an honor for the G.O.A.T. I’m sending love and positive vibes to all of […]

UPDATE : Thursday, May 26 – 12:52 A.M. EST  Early reports claimed Troy Ave’s camp was responsible for the shooting, but a member of Troy Ave’s camp says the Brooklyn rapper was a victim, not a culprit. Karen Civil reports that Troy Ave’s management has confirmed a bullet grazed his leg. Specific details surrounding his condition are vague, […]

It’ll interest you to know there’s new legislation in NYC… According to new reports, bars in the city can no longer refuse alcohol to pregnant women. This past Friday, the New York City Human Rights Commission released new guidelines to “eliminate discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace and out in public.”  PEOPLE reports: “Unlawful […]

The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.

Beyonce haters were talking tough on the internet all last week, but didn't even care to show up to their own anti-Bey rally.