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Biggie Smalls Gets His Street, Jay Z first rapper Worth a Billion [What’s The 411 Quick Takes]

VIDEO DISCUSSION: Serena Williams first female athlete on Forbes' list of Richest Self-Made Women; Odd couple AOC and Ted Cruz collaborate on legislation

In this episode of What’s The 411’s Quick Takes, award-winning journalist, Kizzy Cox, and comedian, Onika McLean, are talking about:

Jordyn Woods:

The reality TV personality, Jordyn Woods, seems to be bouncing back very nicely since the Tristan Thompson debacle. Woods is set to guest-star on Season 2 of Freeform’s television series grown-ish. One door closes another one opens.

Lamar Odom

Former NBA basketball player, Lamar Odom, who used to be married to Khloe Kardashian, has had some dark times in his life, and his tell-all book, Darkness to Light is causing an uproar and making Khloe very uncomfortable because he’s telling secrets.

Amazon’s Alexa is a Babysitter?

A recent survey by ASecureLife.com found that one in five parents said they would trust their children with Amazon's virtual assistant, Alexa, in their absence.

Magid Magid

Britain’s coolest mayor is now a Member of the European Parliament. Magid Magid, who was born in Somalia and came to Britain at age 5, was the youngest Lord Mayor of Sheffield in Britain.

Unbeknownst to most Americans, Magid is not a fan of Donald Trump and has branded him a “Wasteman.” Magid has also stood in solidarity with Mexicans in his town of Sheffield, and similar to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in style, Magid is now looking to turn the tide of history in the European Parliament.

The Notorious B.I.G Gets His Street

Biggie, Biggie, Biggie! The Notorious B.I.G., whose birth name is Christopher Wallace, has a huge mural on the side of a building in Brooklyn and now he will finally get a street named after him. St. James Place between Fulton Street and Gates Avenue in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn will be named, "Christopher Wallace Way” at a ceremony on June 10.

Jay-Z, the Billionaire

Rapper and entrepreneur, Jay Z, is the first hip-hop artist to make it to billionaire status.

Serena Williams Makes a Forbes List

Congratulations to Serena Williams! Legendary tennis star and new mother, Serena Williams, is the first female athlete on Forbes' list of Richest Self-Made Women

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ted Cruz

Who would have thought that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) would ever agree to work together? Well, Senator Cruz reached out to Rep. Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter to gauge her interest on co-sponsoring legislation to create a lifetime ban on Members of Congress serving as paid lobbyists once they have left office. When Ocasio-Cortez realized Cruz was serious, she agreed to work with him on the legislation.

John Boyega, Jewel Burks, and Nailah Ellis-Brown on Forbes List

Star Wars stormtrooper John Boyega and entrepreneurs Jewel Burks and Nailah Ellis-Brown make the coveted Forbes magazine list of Top 30 Under 30

Forbes magazine issued its list of Top 30 Under 30 and the list includes 23-year-old heartthrob John Boyega! Boyega is blazing trails in the new Star Wars film The Force Awakens, as the first black stormtrooper we've ever seen in a Star Wars film.

Also, on the list are several black women--can we say #blackgirlmagic??--including 26-year-old Jewel Burks an entrepreneur within a family of entrepreneurs, she co-founded and is CEO of PartPic which helps people find parts they're looking for their electronics or other machinery. Additionally, 28-year-old Nailah Ellis-Brown is the founder of Ellis Island Tropical Tea. Incredibly, Brown started by selling her old Jamaican family tea recipe out of the trunk of her car!

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