Whatâ€™s hot in the cyber streets? Weâ€™ve got it all here in a nutshell. From pregnancy and dating rumors to legal issues and â€œpresidentialâ€ debates, dive into UPTOWNâ€™s weekly take on hot topics around the webâ€¦
Selita Ebanks Smashes the Kanye Dating Rumors. Ever since last Sundayâ€™s premiere of Kanyeâ€™s new short film â€œRunawayâ€, the web has been swarming with rumors about who co-star and supermodel Selita Ebanks is calling her â€œbeauâ€. Uncover the juicy details over at Essence.
Mariah Carries Baby. For months, pregnancy rumors have been swarming around songstress Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon. Well now, the proof is in the baby pouch. Watch Mariahâ€™s interview over at TheGrio.
Oprah Being Sued for Plagiarism. On the eve of her long-awaited networkâ€™s launch, Oprah faces a hefty lawsuit with a booklet author seeking damages. Find out why at BV on Money.
Baracka Flacka in Flames. Outrage and insight has consumed the internet over the latest Youtube parody featuring a fake Barack Obama. Dive deeper into the controversy at ClutchMag.
LOCAL SCOOP (NY)
Cake Man Raven Pleads His Case. The famed Brooklyn cake shop known for its highly rated red velvet recipe is under inspection. New York Grub Street investigates why.