Caged Bird Says He Never Met Maya Angelou, Talks Album Release

The Caged Bird, known by his friends as Cecil, said he never met Maya Angelou, who made him famous after writing a biographical poem about his life on the inside.

"I don't get out much" Cecil told us while we fed him seeds through his cage bars. "So I was shocked she even knew who I was or knew my story."

At Risk Youth Volunteer to Teach NBA Players About Safe Sex

At risk youth from communites all over the country have volunteered to teach NBA players about birth control and safe sex.

"It's hard out there for them, ya know" Converse Williams, founder of Teens Against Raw Ballin said in a recent interview. "There's so much temptation out there and we just want them to know they have alternatives to getting some random bust down pregnant, ruining their relationships, and going broke paying child support to someone who is a professional baller baby's mama"

Rosetta Stone Introducing New Holy Ghost Tongues Version of Language Software

Tie-my-bow-tie and other slain in the spirit phrases have been translated for the first time and are now available for you to learn at home as Rosetta Stone introduces the Holy Ghost Tongues version of its popular language learning software.

Atlanta Rapper Shoots Himself During Feud With Alter Ego

Atlanta Rapper Lil Brain was hospitalized late Monday night after shooting himself in a club bathroom after a fight with his alter ego Big Fuc Up escalated.

The feud started earlier this year when Big Fuc Up made a guest appearance on a track with Lil Flop a rival of Lil Brain's called No Brains and took shots at himself.

"Big Fuc gets all the chicks
While No Brains gay ass takes all the dicks
You dress up like a girl when nobodys lookin
Pretending you da black Martha Stewart when you cookin"

Woman Stabs Boyfriend For Kissing Her During Scandal

A Vermont woman was arrested last Thursday for stabbing her boyfriend after he kissed her during Scandal and she missed a moment of the show. DeWanda Williams waited until a commercial at 9:15 and stabbed her boyfriend and waited until 10:30 to call 911. When asked why she waited an additional 30 minutes after the show ended to call, Williams stated she usually needs 30 minutes after the show to get her mind together, call her girlfriends to talk about Olivia's jacket and update her Facebook status.

Congress Approves Bill Lowering Minimum 'Gas Money' Rate Back to $5

(Washington, DC) In a show of bipartisan support both the House and the Senate agreed to lower the effective minimum gas money rate back down to $5 dollars. The decision comes after several consecutive months of low gas prices and it being to cold to walk anywhere.

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First Look: Will Smith As Madea In Tyler Perry Biopic "Hallelujer"

Will Smith is headed back to the big screen taking on the dual role of playing Tyler Perry and Tyler Perry as Madea in the filmmaker's biopic "Hallelujer".

Written, Produced, Co-Directed by Perry and directed by Derek Blanks, "Hallelujer" takes a dramatic look at Perry's rise to fame.

"He changed the way Hollywood looked at Black Films and Black Men in Drag," film historian Dexton Stein commented in the Times. "Not since Wesley Snipes played Noxema Jackson in To Wong Fu had such a huge impact been made."

Judge Orders Drugs to Stay 100 Feet Away From DMX

A South Carolina judge has ruled that all narcotics must stay at least 100 feet away from DMX in a mandatory restraining order. Earlier this year the judge ordered DMX stay away from drugs but the former rap star refused.

"When the two of you get together, its no good for anyone." The judge stated in his ruling. "This is whats best for all of us."

"The room was filled with a huge sigh of relief" one courtroom witness told us "No one seemed more relieved than Cocaine"

Elderly White Woman Shocked Black Youth Didn't Rob Her

An area elderly woman is still reeling after encountering a black youth that didn't snatch her purse as he walked by.

"It just caught me completely off guard" Melinda Wilson, 64 said. "I thought thats what most of them did for a living"

Wilson said as she heard the black teenager approaching, she immediately clutched her purse close to her and waited to be attacked. "I braced myself for the worst, I closed my eyes and held my breath. I was overwhelmed when he just kept walking."

Congressional Probe To Investigate if Kelly Price Was Booked

A Congressional probe began today investigating allegations that Kelly Price wasn't booked during her appearance on R & B Divas L.A.

During several scenes of the TV One original show, Kelly Price claimed she couldn't keep dates with her castmates because she was "booked".