Posts by Demetrius Brown

    Five worst Dow Jones industrial performers as trade dispute escalates

    The stock market has endured a bumpy two weeks since President Donald Trump said he would raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports from 10% to 25%, producing some winners and losers.

    The damage spread last week after China said it would hike retaliatory tariffs on U.S. exports to that country to as much as 25%.

    While the Dow Jones industrial average has pared severe losses several times over the period as hopes for a settlement wax and wane with each Trump tweet or White House update, the Dow was down 178 points, or 0.7%,last week after recovering much of the losses suffered Monday and Tuesday. It has also fallen 741 points, or 2.8%, during the past two weeks.

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    Zion Williamson hasn’t set foot on an NBA court yet and he already has a shoe and movie deal offer, courtesy of Master P and Romeo.

    … but only if Zion actually comes to New Orleans.

    We got the father-son duo out in Los Angeles, and they told us they have a role all carved out for Zion in the sequel to their comedy flick “I Got The Hook-Up 2,” which comes out in July.

    “I have a beautiful idea, we need to get Zion in ‘I Got The Hook-Up 3.'”

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    YO GOTTI LOSES $6.6 MIL JUDGMENT!!! Skipping Collab Gets Costly

    Yo Gotti just got slapped with a whopping $6.6 MILLION default judgment in a North Carolina court … and it’s all because the rapper blew off a recording session with another artist after pocketing $20,000.

    According to a judge’s order, obtained by TMZ, Gotti got $20k to sing on a Young Fletcher track back in 2016, but then refused to release the song, and instead recorded a similar one on his own. He then went so far as to try going behind Fletcher’s manager, attempting to poach the artist for his own label with a $150k deal.

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    FUBU Revives Through A Capsule Collection With Century 21

    For Us, By Us. Who else was excited when the FUBU brand launched? The 90’s era birthed a lot of creative fashion ventures for people of color. Hip Hop was in it’s purest form and it left black designers inspired. Brands like Enyce, Ecko, Phat Farm, Karl Kani, Sean John, Fetish, and Baby Phat were staples in the urban community. As a kid, FUBU was my luxury brand. Knowing that the brand is relaunching with a capsule collection with Century 21 brings a sense of nostalgia.

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    What FUBU’s Relaunch Means For Black Luxury

    FUBU, the streetwear label founded in 1992 by Shark Tank judge Daymond John that dominated hip hop fashion in the nineties, has relaunched in the US via a capsule collection with retailer Century 21 that you can shop now here.  According to FUBU Co-founder Carlton Brown, the relaunch with Century 21 provides an opportunity to officially reintroduce the brand to a younger demographic of consumers, while also capitalizing on the nostalgia of millennials who grew up with FUBU, and international consumers who know the brand.

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    Kyrie Irving Reportedly Wants On Team Lakers

    According to the Bleacher Report, a reunion between former Cleveland Cavaliers teammates Kyrie Irving and LeBron James could be on the horizon.

    With Irving set to hit free agency, he’s said to be “genuinely interested” in signing with the Lakers this coming summer.

    On Tuesday, Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher published a column noted:

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    Wendy Williams’ Hiatus Will Last Longer Than Expected

    Sorry Wendy Williams fans, but it looks like ya girl is gonna away the camera a lot longer than first believed.

    Earlier we reported that Nick Cannon is set to host The Wendy Williams Show from Feb. 4 through Feb. 6. Well, now we can report that former Orange Is the New Black actor Jason Biggs will host the show on Feb. 7 and Keke Palmer will take on the job on Feb. 8.

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