New CDC Report Finds The Death Rate For Blacks Has Dropped

- By Bossip Staff

The death rate for Blacks has decreased, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. And actually Americans are living longer than ever before as the U.S. life expectancy went up again and death rates dropped across the board. Advertisement Still Black males have the highest death rate, and the death rate for Black women is higher than White women.

[Madamenoire]


Sorry Jake (And Fitz)! Potential Love Interests For Olivia Pope

Now that the fall television season has officially kicked off and “Scandal” is heating up once again, it’s time we be honest about Olivia Pope’s love life: We’re over it. Sure, we prefer Jake over Fitz — mostly because he’s not married to someone else — but wouldn’t you like to see a new love interest shake things up in DC? We know we would. That’s why we’ve come up with this list of male actors we’d like to see cast on the show.

[Madamenoire]


Eminem Inspires Elle Varner’s New Album

Elle Varner has tapped into a completely different sound for her second album, Four Letter Word. According to a recent sit-down with Billboard, Eminem served as the singer’s muse for material on her upcoming studio project. “There is a bit of a thread. It’s telling a complete story,” explained Varner. “I haven’t fully decided how deep I want to go with it as I’m finishing up the little sequences and interludes. I’ll just leave it at this: Eminem is one of my favorite artists of all time.”

[HipHopWired]


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