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Black Mage Village (Final Fantasy IX) Theme Song Done Multi-Track A Capella [Video]

From Diwa de Leon: Black Mage Village is one of those tracks that take a little time to grow on you, but once it has, you’re stuck with it forever! This is one of my most favorite Final Fantasy 9 tracks, and in my opinion a great way to kickoff Final Fantasy 9 month! [The […]

Almost No Nore White NYC Cab Drivers, but Blacks Still Can't Catch a Ride?

The other day in the virtual land of Facebook (where some live full-time), I noticed a posting by Leon Collins, a friend and former colleague. Here's what Leon, now a resident of Connecticut, wrote about a recent experience while visiting the Big Apple: Some things never change. Show More Summary

The Statement We Wish We’d Gotten from the White Mother Who Mistakenly Ended Up with a Black Sperm Donor

by Guest Contributor Aya De Leon, originally published at Mutha Magazine All parents have hopes for their children. We have concerns about the world we’re bringing them into, but somehow, in an infinite number of circumstances, we become parents. Show More Summary

Black Teen, Running for Vacaville Mayor, Alleges Racist Attack

Rodney Leon Harrison, an 18-year old black man running for mayor of Vacaville, California, reports that a poster for his campaign was defaced with a swastika. In a statement on his website, he wrote: In my quest to become Mayor some among us have taken it upon themselves to deface one of my posters. Show More Summary

Have Caesars And Leon Black Been Checkmated By Second-Lien Bondholders?

By Shock Exchange: Leon Black of Apollo Global. Source: nytimes.com After Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) pledged collateral to senior creditors without giving them equal claims, a bondholder group declared the casino is in default...Show More Summary

Portrait: Abu Hussein by Leon Dash

Leon Dash treats us to new photos featuring d1 model up and comer Abu Hussein. Captured in the studio, Abu poses for quiet but confident images. Rocking a sleek black suit, Abu poses with a lovely sprig of flowers. The post Portrait: Abu Hussein by Leon Dash appeared first on The Fashionisto.

Leon Black’s Apollo Global Management Keeps Winning Battles And Outmaneuvering Creditors

Apollo, a distressed investment player that is at the top of the private equity world, is known for playing tough. It still has to deal with some unfinished business from the financial downturn and it has been as aggressive as ever.

Get Lourdes Leon’s Black Bikini, Lea Michele’s Beach Waves and More in This Week’s Celebrity Shopping List

If you can't help but covet Madonna's daughter's LBB (Little Black Bikini) or the Glee star's beachy summer waves, check out our 10 favorite looks of the week — and how to steal the look for less.

Private Equity Billioinaire Leon Black Is About To Buy This $50 Million Townhouse On The Upper East Side

Apollo Global Management Founder Leon Black, and his wife Debra, are "hammering out the details" to buy a $50 million townhouse on the Upper East Side, according to the New York Post. Previously, the apartment was the Knoedler & Company art gallery, although it was shut down in 2009 after a scandal involving art fraud. Show More Summary

Leon Black’s Phaidon Buys Artspace, an Online Art Market

The acquisition will allow Phaidon, which already offers a collection of digital books and travel guide apps, to increase its online presence and give it more direct access to art collectors.

Leon Black's Phaidon Press may acquire Artspace

Billionaire Leon Black's art publisher Phaidon Press is said to be in talks to acquire Artspace.com as the race to join the online art market heats up, according to a person familiar with the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Apollo Global Management, LLC's (APO) CEO Leon Black on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) Q2 2014 Earnings Call August 06, 2014 11:00 am ET Executives Gary M. Stein - Head of Corporate Communications Leon D. Black - Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Committee Joshua J. Show More Summary

Cashing Out: KKR’s Profit Triples (And Then Some)

It was Leon Black of Apollo Global Management (APO) who said he’s “selling everything that’s not nailed down.” But take a look at the surge in second-quarter profit at KKR & Co. (KKR). The private-equity firm’s second-quarter earnings of $178.2 million were nearly 12 times the year-earlier $15.1 million. Profits more than tripled to $501.6 million, if [...]

Molycorp: Smart Money Bets On Restructuring, Shares Plummet 17%

By Shock Exchange: Image Source: "Trading Places" The Movie Bloomberg News reported Tuesday night after hours that legendary hedge fund investor Leon Black of Apollo Global Management LLC (APO) has been snapping up Molycorp Inc's (MCP) convertible bonds in order to gain control of the rare earth miner if it defaults on its debt. Show More Summary

Vultures Circling Molycorp; Dilutive Event Could Happen Within Weeks

By Shock Exchange: Last night it became public that Leon Black of Apollo Global Management LLC ("Apollo") has been snapping up the convertible bonds of Molycorp, Inc. (MCP). At March 31st Apollo controlled over 20% of the company's 3.25 percent convertibles and is rumored to have bought more since then. Show More Summary

Apollo's Leon Black Seeks Backdoor Takeover Of Molycorp

By Shock Exchange: After hours today Bloomberg News reported that Leon Black of Apollo Global Management LLC ("Apollo") is snapping up bonds of Molycorp, Inc. (MCP). According to sources close to the matter, if Molycorp seeks to restructure...Show More Summary

Art Galleries App ArtBinder Raises $3.17M In Round Led By Index Ventures

6 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

ArtBinder, an app and platform which allows art galleries to present artworks remotely, has raised $3.17 million in a Series A funding round led by Index Ventures. Additional investors include: Leon Black, CEO and Founder Apollo Global...Show More Summary

An Opera About Little Rock Integration, With Libretto by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

7 months agoArts : ArtsBeat

An opera based on the nine black students who enrolled at Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., is in the works, with music by Tania León and a libretto by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

PHOTOS: Leon Nieuwoudt Hits The Beach In Calvin Briefs

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Leon Nieuwoudt hits the beach in this shoot by photographer Juan Neira. Effortlessly sexy, these color and black and white shots capture the essence of summer cool, especially when Leon strips down to a pair of white Calvin Klein briefs, looking quite statuesque and chiseled. See more photos at The Underwear Expert. Photo Credit: Juan Neira

Leon Black's Apollo says 1Q profit fell 71%

Apollo Global Management LLC, the private-equity firm run by Leon Black, said first-quarter profit fell 71% as its buyout portfolio appreciated at a slower pace than a year ago and compensation... To view the full story, click the title link.

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