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Dwyane Wade Comments on LeBron James' Pursuit of Michael Jordan

This summer, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James opened up on his desire to surpass Michael Jordan's "ghost" as the best basketball player in history, per <i>Sports Illustrated</i>'s Lee Jenkins.<p>According to former teammate Dwyane Wade, who's heading into his first season with the Chicago Bulls, his …

Replacement Samsung Note 7 ignites on US flight after smartphone recall

Company has replaced 60% of handsets in South Korea and US after reports of devices catching fire, but new incident may indicate a much bigger problem<p>Samsung’s disastrous Note 7 smartphone episode took a new turn today when one of its new replacement handsets started to smolder during a flight in …

Mobile

The PlayStation 4 now has its own knockoff Xbox One Elite controller

The Xbox One Elite Controller is a beautiful piece of hardware, but if you're a PlayStation user (or an Xbox owner who can't afford a $150 controller), you've been left out in the cold. But there may be a solution for Elite-envying PS4 users with the not-at-all-copyright-infringing "PlayStation 4 …

Sony's 4K game console is called PlayStation 4 Pro

Sony's 4K PlayStation 4 upgrade has been something of an open secret since before E3, but today the company officially unveiled its high end game console. It's called PlayStation 4 Pro -- and it'll be available on November 10th for $399/£349. It boasts an upgraded, x86-64 "Jaguar" AMD CPU with 8 …

The World's Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts 2016

The world’s 20 highest-paid hip-hop acts pulled in more than $450 million, the highest total since 2014 and third-highest in the Cash Kings list’s ten-year history. Read on to see the full rankings

Galaxy Note 7 recall will cost Samsung a 'heartbreaking amount'

As I’m sure you’re well aware by now, Samsung was forced to issue a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 last week following reports that some handsets were randomly bursting into flames while on charge. It was later discovered that a faulty battery was to blame for the explosions.<p>This put Samsung in …

Galaxy Note

Jerry Heller, Music Manager Who Promoted N.W.A and Gangsta Rap, Dies at 75

Jerry Heller, a veteran music manager who helped introduce N.W.A to the masses and promoted gangsta rap to a mainstream audience, died on Friday in Thousand Oaks, Calif. He was 75.<p>The Associated Press reported that Mr. Heller’s cousin, Gary Ballen, said he died in a hospital after he had a heart …

Why Jake Rudock was among Detroit Lions' cuts

<i>(UPDATE, 1:15 p.m. Sunday: Jake Rudock went unclaimed on waivers Sunday, so he's headed to the Lions practice squad.)</i><p>Jake Rudock’s big finish to the …

Get an Xbox One S and 55-Inch 4K TV for $800 Right Now

If you're in the market for a new Xbox One S and want a 4K TV to go with it, retailer Best Buy is currently holding a deal you may want to consider.<p>Starting today, the store is offering a bundle that includes the 500 GB Xbox One S Halo system with a 55-inch LG 4K TV for $800. According to Best Buy, …

Chance The Rapper Won’t Let Lil Wayne Retire

Chance The Rapper is leading the Lil Wayne prayer circle with some encouraging tweets in light of Wayne’s surprising “retirement” announcement early Saturday morning. Lil Chano from Chicago is refusing to sit idly by while one of his favorite rappers, who he credits with influencing him to rap, …

40 Years Ago Today - Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five Are First Rap/Hip Hop Artists To Play a Theater (Watch "The Message" Video)

en_US<p>article<p>40 years ago today (9/2/76), Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five become the first rap act to play a theater when they do their first …

70 credit card skimmers found at Michigan gas stations

<i>Lansing</i> — About 70 credit card skimmers have been found at Michigan gas stations since the first device was discovered more than a year ago.<p>The …

Identity Theft

Nintendo's next game console may solve a huge issue with consoles in a bizarre way

Remember the Nintendo 64? You're forgiven if you don't — the game console is 20 years old as of 2016, and its games look woefully outdated compared to the gorgeous graphics of modern ones.<p>Beyond being a Nintendo console packed with beloved games like "Super Mario 64," the Nintendo 64 was the last …

10 ways locals know you’re definitely not from Detroit

<b>1. You refer to Detroit as “the D”.</b><p><b>2. You’re afraid of 8 Mile – a road that goes through many cities – but your fear is sparked from a movie and no</b> …

Longtime Detroit Coney Island owner killed in apparent robbery 'gone wrong'

DETROIT -- The longtime owner of a Coney Island was shot and killed in what police believe was a "robbery gone bad."<p>In a Facebook Live video, a …

Coney Island

New on streaming in September 2016: Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and HBO’s best options

Netflix has sharks devouring people, while HBO finally streams an all-time classic TV series<p>September is an auspicious month in the entertainment industry. Fall TV launches, bringing with it promises of your favorite new show. The film industry gradually turns toward more adult-oriented fare, in …

2016 Recap: Trump's Detroit Church Host Feels Heat: 'Disgrace,' 'Disrespectful'

<i>Our year-end countdown of most-viewed content continues with Number 8, originally published Aug. 30. Links to earlier Top 10 reposts are at the …

Donald Trump

Danny Brown explains how 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' and Tarantino influenced his new album

Since breaking through with his 2011 debut <i>XXX</i>, Danny Brown has become hip-hop’s most lovable eccentric thanks to his graphic lyrics, high-pitched …

New 'Luke Cage' Video Highlights Series' 'Hip-Hop Foundation'

The season premiere of <i>Luke Cage</i> is getting closer and closer, with Netflix dropping little teasers such as this one a couple days ago.<p>Now, another …

Tyga says Kylie Jenner romance has inspired his music as he works on new album

Tyga 's relationship with Kylie Jenner inspires his music.<p>The 26-year-old rap musician has had an on/off relationship with the 19-year-old reality TV …

LG V20 To Feature Google’s New In Apps Search Feature

LG has been teasing their new LG V20 over the last week, the company will unveil the handset at a press event at IFA on the 6th of September.<p>Google …

Cadillac CEO hints at refreshed XTS sedan, more CUVs

Cadillac CEO Johan De Nysschen spilled the beans on the automaker’s future plans while picking a bone with <i>The Detroit Bureau</i>.<p>Apparently displeased …

It Turns Out Trump Isn’t Speaking To Black Churchgoers In Detroit

Are you surprised?<p>Big buzz garnered this week around news that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would be delivering his first speech before congregants at a black church in Detroit, Michigan.<p>It turns out, it was all a farce.<p>Trump’s campaign announced the event on Monday claiming that …

Police: Man shot in head by Fraser officer after car chase

A man is hospitalized after he was shot in the head and shoulder by a Fraser police officer during an early morning chase that started when he …

Cops: Mom, son arraigned after trying to hire hitman

A mother and son face up to life in prison after police said they attempted to hire a man to kill three people, according to Michigan State …

Crime

White Lake police investigate hidden camera in bathroom

Police in White Lake Township are investigating after a hidden camera was found in a women’s bathroom by an employee of a car dealership, Police …

Crime

Why Black Self-Determination Matters

• Black Liberation Movement <br>Forward Print HTML Reddit Viadeo Google Plus One Linkedin Share Button Share on Facebook Tweet Widget<b>by BAR executive</b> …

Detroit pastor to grill Trump on issues of racism

A black pastor in Detroit is being criticized for accepting an opportunity to interview U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump.<p>Pastor Bishop Wayne …