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Either Akon doesn’t know how Ebola is transmitted or he’s just doing his usual thing. The “Locked Up” singer performed his set at the International Day of Peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo from the inside of giant plastic bubble. According to Yahoo! News he used the prop in order to crowd surf among all of the fans gathered for the outdoor concert.

Given the recent Ebola outbreak in Africa, some news outlets assumed that he only did it because he was afraid on contracting the virus. However, Akon has actually been using this bubble in his act since at least 2010. Check the video below!


Twerk It Out: Donald Glover Strips For ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel

Oh my! Donald Glover will be showing us a whole new side of himself as he joins the cast of “Magic Mike XXL.” reports that he’ll be playing a stripper alongside Michael Strahan. Jada Pinkett Smith has also signed for the project, but details about her role are pretty hush-hush right now. Meanwhile, it’s been announced that Donald’s “Community” co-star Yvette Nicole Brown will not be returning to the show. Yahoo! picked up the series after NBC cancelled it this year, but Yvette needs to take care of her ailing father. And to become a series regular on that “The Odd Couple” reboot!


Pennsylvania Family Sues The Cops

One Pennsylvania family is fighting back against the police after authorities busted into their home to confiscate a smart phone. According to NBC Philadelphia, the device was being used to record an altercation with cops outside of a Collingdale, Pennsylvania, home. The incident began when someone called the cops on Kia and Michael Gaymon, claiming that one of their family members was partially parked on a curb. Click here to find out how quickly things got out of hand during the incident.


Joe & Teresa Giudice Sentenced To Prison In Fraud Case!

The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” aren’t the only Bravo cast being affected by prison sentences. Joe and Teresa Giudice have each been sentenced to prison on fraud charges this week. Joe will be going in for 41 months, and some wonder whether he could be deported to Italy. Teresa, on the other hand, will be doing 15 months in prison. This news came just as the “RHONJ” cast was preparing to film their reunion this weekend, where she reportedly left her co-stars fuming! See what TMZ claims went down at the event.


Audio Op-Ed: ‘Fan Bros No. 70’

Get your weekly does of the Urban Geek perspective with the latest “Fan Bros” podcast. This episode features Jose Older, who speaks on the importance of inclusion for people of color in all forms of media!