Posts Tagged: icon

Ice T

Ice-T to Contribute to Hip Hop Founders Fund

A short time ago,  Swizz brought up the idea of creating a Hip Hop Fund for the founding members of hip hop. He wants to raise $1 million for each icon that started hip hop. He said, we need to pay taxes to the creatives of Hip Hop that gave us freedom of speech to… Read more »

Vandals Deface a Tina Turner Mural in North Carolina With Nazi Symbol

Employees at a popular record store in North Carolina say a mural the beloved, world-renown entertainer  Tina Turner was defaced with a red swastika. The mural is painted on the outside of Static Age Records in downtown Asheville, NC, according to the Citizen Times.   Workers say someone drew Nazi symbol after the close of business on December 23. The owner… Read more »

Tina Turner Makes Appearance at Broadway Premiere of Her Life Story

The Broadway premiere of the musical about  Tina Turner‘s life happened Friday (Nov 8) New York City’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The surprise guest at the star-studded event, was the 8-year old entertainment icon herself, as she walked into the theater arm-in-arm with her hubby, Erwin Bach annnnd Oprah Winfrey. Fans could be heard chanting, “Tina! Tina! Tina!” during the… Read more »

Ciara

Ciara Accepts Fashion Award

Ciara Accepts Harlem Fashion Row’s Icon 360 Award To kick off NY Fashion Week, Ciara was honored with Harlem’s Fashion Row Icon 360 Award. The event, founded in 2007, gives underrepresented Black designers a platform to display their work in front of a large audience. During her acceptance speech Ciara praised black women for stepping… Read more »