The winners for this year's Eisner Awards were announced last night at a fancy program at the Hilton Bayfront. They are in bold below: BEST SHORT STORY Black Death in America, by Tom King and John Paul Leon, in Vertigo Quarterly: Black...Show More Summary
On Monday, RedState.com editor-in-chief Leon Wolf joined Michelle Litjens and I on AM620 WTMJ to talk about his thought-provoking essay on the cultural causes and pressures that gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement and led to the violent clash in Dallas late last week. Show More Summary
As Weather Report returned to the studio to cut their next album the band was yet again in flux. Gone from 1975's Tale Spinnin' line up were percussionist Alyrio Lima and drummer Ndugu Leon Chancler. Zawinul explained the latest comings-and-goings in a 1976 interview, "We're always happy with the gr... [ read more ]
Roscoe Leon Hilliard, a 37-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, May 22, in the 900 block of West 80th Street in Vermont Knolls, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. About 3:30 p.m., Hilliard was walking home with a woman when a person walked up and shot him multiple times, said LAPD Det. Show More Summary
“A settlement was reached in an international legal drama over Picasso’s plaster Bust of a Woman pitting two of the world’s biggest art buyers against each other, New York billionaire Leon Black versus a member of Qatar’s royal family. But who now owns the 1931 sculpture, depicting the artist’s then-mistress and muse, Marie-Therese Walter, remains […]
When it comes to financial assets, Apollo's legendary founder Leon Black has been gloomy for years, and said in a recent Milken Conference that his firm has been "selling everything that is not nailed down." The billionaire (who at last check was worth around $4.7 billion) however appears to have a soft spot for Hollywood A-lister real estate. Show More Summary
Rumors now suggest that Tom Cruise is relocating to Florida after the sale of his $40 million Beverly Hills home. As TMZ reported, Cruise sold his mansion to Leon Black, the owner of a private equity firm in New York. The home has 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, a tennis court, large pool, a child’s play... Show More Summary
SELLER: Tom Cruise BUYERS: Leon and Debra Black PRICE: reported to be about $40,000,000 SIZE: 10,286 square feet, 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Last Fall this property heard word from impeccably plugged in snitches Ann T. Pasto and Our Fairy Godmother in Bel Air that Tom Cruise had surreptitiously engaged the services of... Read more »
Sean Leon of the illustrious IXXI Initiative releases the latest single from his anticipated Black Sheep Nirvana, the follow-up to 2014?s Narcissus, The Drowning of Ego. Produced by Sean Leon, WondaGurl, MADEAT2AM and Jack Rochon. Artwork by Keavan J. Yazdani. Listen to “Matthew In The Middle” and “Deep End”, available to stream everywhere, here. Previously: […]
The nominations for this year's Eisner Awards were announced earlier today. They are: Best Short Story Black Death in America, by Tom King and John Paul Leon, in Vertigo Quarterly: Black (Vertigo/DC) Hand Me Down, by Kristyna Baczynski,...Show More Summary
With the growing new generation of Toronto artists like Sean & Jazz it was only a matter of time until these two collaborated along with Wondagurl on the production. We can’t wait to hear Black Sheep Nirvana, stream below.
Faith Evans joins Leon Bridges at the 2016 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on Monday (February 15) in Los Angeles. The 42-year-old R&B artist was nominated for Best Traditional R&B Performance for “He Is.” The award was presented to Kendrick Lamar for “Alright” during the pre-show. Leon, 26, was nominated for Best R&B [...]
Leon Bridges may be just 26 years old, but there's so much history in his voice. He channels old soul better than anyone else his age, and last year's "River" (the closing track off his debut album) remains one of the more affecting songs you'll hear this decade. It's a... More »
Leon Scott, a 28-year-old black male, died Thursday, Dec. 31, in East Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. The cause of death is pending.
Josh Kosman, "Caesars may sink because of allege $3B typo", New York Post 12/14/2015: Leon Black’s Apollo Global Management is now defending itself against an alleged typo that could cost up to $3 billion. […] Caesars in its 2008 debt agreement set conditions that would need to be met so it could strip the guarantee […]
Leon Bridges live at the Fonda Theatre in LA, shot by David on Impossible Project x Third Man black + yellow duochrome film. Continue reading…
Over at the Daily Beast, Felice León reports on Ta-Nehisi Coates’s surprise that so many white people love his work: “Why do you think that so many white people love what you write?” asked the award-winning New York Times Magazine journalist, Nikole Hannah-Jones, during a sold-out discussion at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Show More Summary
The school resource officer suspended after videos of him throwing a black female high-school student around a South Carolina classroom went viral Monday has been fired, CBS News reports. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the firing of Ben Fields Wednesday after an investigation found his "use of force was...
At a press conference this afternoon, Richland County sheriff Leon Lott told reporters that his office is conducting a speedy internal investigation to determine whether the officer caught on video violently arresting a high school girl in Spring Valley, South Carolina this week deserves to be fired. Show More Summary
JB Smoove is known for his comedic chops as an actor, standup performer and writer for SNL. Since his breakout role as Leon Black on (...)