Plus, Apollo Nida ordered to pay $2 million in restitution, Drake brings the funny at the ESPY's, and Captain America will be a Black man.
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Brandy has been inducted into Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. as an honorary member. The singer-actress joins mother Sonja Norwood, who is already a member. The two attended a ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina where Brandy was welcomed to the organization’s 66th Boule. “Today was a very special day,” wrote The Game star on Instagram. “My mom’s legacy as an #AKA continues.” [Rollingout]
Apollo Nida has been ordered to pay $2 million in restitution payments to his fraud victims. According to court documents, Nida owes a grand total of $1, 948, 214. 85. That total will be divided between the IRS, several states including California, Connecticut and Nebraska, as well as several businesses including Delta, Nationwide Bank and JP Morgan Chase Bank. [Bossip]
Comic franchise Marvel has announced that the new Captain America will be a Black man. Marvel revealed Wednesday that Sam Wilson, also known as “The Falcon,” will take on the Captain America shield. The news only affects the comic world for the time being—the big screen will continue to see Chris Evans as the character. [NYPost]
Drake hosted the ESPY’s last night to great reviews. In this clip, Blake Griffin and Chris Brown join him in a hilarious spoof.
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