Posts Tagged: Chicago

Phylicia Rashad is Joining “Empire”

Phylicia Rashad is joining “Empire>” I’ll #spillthetea. Two brothers are charged with shooting and killing Dwayne Wade’s cousin, Nykea Aldridge. And Jagged Edge’s Kyle Norman has a child support issue. Thanks for watching Tony’s Tea from the Smooth R&B 105.7 studio.

Don Cheadle is going back to Showtime with a new series

Don Cheadle Goes in on Donald Trump for Dwayne Wade Post

So Donald Trump’s attempt to reach the African American community has been both insulting and landed with a thud. If you missed the latest, Donald Trump tweeted, “Dwayne Wade’s cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago. Just what I have been saying. African-Americans will VOTE TRUMP!” Seriously? Well actor Don Cheadle… Read more »

Aries Spears said he would and he has sued for the beatdown

Teens Suing Empire

Teenagers at a Juvenile Detention Center in Chicago are suing Empire. The center was used to shoot last season’s first episode. They claimed they were put on lockdown for two weeks so the series could be shot. They claim they had no access during that time to the yard, library and chapel. Also, family visits… Read more »

End of an Era! Jet and Ebony Sold!

I guess they finally got an offer too good to pass. After 71 years, Johnson Publishing has sold both magazines (Jet was digital only), to Austin-based Clear View Group, a private equity firm. No price was announced. What will change? Read more here.

Muhammad Ali Jr.’s Story

I can’t imagine the weight that you have to carry being named Muhammad Ali, Jr. I’m not sure how he feels since his father passed. Two years ago they were estranged. He was by his father’s side when he passed. Read and see him here.

Vanity’s final wishes made public

I’m spilling the Tea on Oprah’s closing of Harpo Studios in Chicago. And with the closing comes lots of sales on clothes, shoes, etc. Vanity wishes after she passed Monday have been made public and William Balfour says it wasn’t him that killed Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew. Thanks for Watching Tony’s Tea on… Read more »

5 Calls Say It All

The Chicago mother that received funds raised on Go Fund Me to bury her 9-year old son that was lured into an alley and executed has been getting heat. The reason? She used some of the money and allegedly bought a car. Is that right or wrong?