‘Bad Boys for Life’ rakes in $68M in opening weekend

HOLLYWOOD, California — Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s Bad Boys for Life — brought in an estimated $68.1 million over the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, including $59.2 million for the three days. The film’s release marks the second-best showing ever for the holiday frame, and Sony’s biggest R-rated film. The action-comedy also raked in  $37.3…

Drake, Rihanna support A$AP Mob at Yams Day 2020

BROOKLYN, New York — YAMS Day returned to Brooklyn (Barclays Center) on January 17th with A$AP Mob & friends to celebrate creative genius and music star A$AP Yams and the Always Strive and Prosper Foundation. The fifth annual celebration also brought out Tyler, the Creator, Lil Yachty, Rihanna and Drake, who gifted Rocky with a custom Yams…

Conor McGregor Knocks Out Donald Cerrone in 40 Seconds at UFC 246

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Conor McGregor recorded the second fastest win of his career against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone via TKO in just 40 seconds on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in front of 19,040. McGregor’s quickest being his 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo in December 2015. “The so-called experts of the game when they break down my skill-set, they say…

M-V-P Chants for Lebron as he continues dominance in 17th season

HOUSTON, Texas — In his seventeenth season, four-time Most Valuable Player, LeBron James continued his dominance with a spectacular 35 point, 12 assists and 5 rebound in a 124-115 win over the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on Saturday. James and the Los Angeles Lakers currently hold the best record in the Western Conference…

Harry and Meghan give up Royal Duties, HRH titles

LONDON, England — Buckingham Palace announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties. They will no longer formally represent Queen Elisabeth II. “As agreed in this new arrangement, they understand that they are required to step back from Royal duties,…

Barack Obama Foundation Receives $5 Million Donation From Nike

CHICAGO, Illinois — Former President Barack Obama received a $5 million contribution from the Nike Foundation to help build an athletic facility at the Obama Presidential Center. The facility at the Obama Presidential Center will be a community space, where many aspects will be free and open to Chicagoans and visitors from around the world….

Randi Zuckerberg and Aswath Damodaran to Speak at Nordic Business Forum in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The full lineup and agenda of Nordic Business Forum in Stockholm is now published. The fourth annual Nordic Business Forum in Stockholm will be held on the 21st of September, 2020 at Stockholmsmässan. ”The theme of the event is Rethinking Business, and the topics discussed will offer us ideas and inspiration from…

Akon officially has his own city in Senegal called ‘Akon City’

DAKAR, Senegal — On Monday, Akon finalized the agreement for his very own city in Senegal known as “Akon City.” The rapper and entrepreneur shared the news via social media on Monday with public officials to confirm the agreement for the new city. According to the official website for the city said at the time…

Melo becomes 18th NBA player to score 26,000 career points

DALLAS, Texas — The Portland Trailblazers forward, Carmelo Anthony,became just the 18th player in NBA history to surpass 26,000 career points. Melo reached the milestone with a first-quarter free throw on Friday in the Trailblazers 120-112 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. Anthony entered the game averaging 16.3 points and 6.3 rebounds, shooting 39.6% from 3-point…