Morning Soul: We’ll Take A Cup Of Kindness

  • Diddy partnered with DeLeon Tequila to launch a premium line of the spirit with prices ranging from $140-825 a bottle like tequila wasn't painful enough already without that price tag. [VIBE
  • Broadway star Chuck Patterson, widely known for his role as manager Jimmy Potter in The Five Heartbeats, died in  Harlem. He was 68. [NYDN
  • A judge declared Rick Ross can continue to use his stage name under the First Amendment, dismissing allegations from a former drug dealer he stole his name and likeness. [BB]
  • If you decided to stay in rather than go out, check out New Year's Rockin' Eve Presents the 30 Greatest Women in Music or a series of other TV specials. [LAT]
  • Fans pirated music from Bruno Mars and Rihanna more than any other artists this year, illegally downloading their hits more than 5 million times. [RS
  • Police arrested a suspect in the death of rapper Doe B and his companion Kimberle Johnson, alleging the shooting stemmed from a long-time feud. [HHDX

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