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Breaking News: Lawyers, Community Activist Come Out in Support of VSU Student Eric Sheppard

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Breaking News: Lawyers, Community Activist Come Out in Support of VSU Student Eric Sheppard

Attorneys for Eric “EJ” Sheppard held a press conference along with several leaders in the African-American community who all voiced their support in solidarity for the safe surrender of Sheppard and for him to receive his due-process of law. Sheppard has been in the national spotlight ever since he held a protest on the campus […]

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Cause & Effect: Do Not Paint Baltimore Rioters With A Broad Brush

Cause & Effect: Do Not Paint Baltimore Rioters With A Broad Brush

The City of Baltimore since Monday has been presented as a city in chaos. Images of violence shown on the television screens. The youth of the entire city being labeled thugs and misfits. Following the funeral of Freddie Gray, Baltimore erupted as police and protesters clashed in what became a series of riots. The narrative […]

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The Systematic Extermination of The Black Man in America

The Systematic Extermination of The Black Man in America

An alarming report came out of the New York Times detailing that there are 1.5 million black men missing from everyday life in the United States. Some statistics included that in New York alone there are 120,000 black men from the ages of 25-54 that are no longer around. In Chicago that number is 45,000 […]

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Racists Chop Down Michael Brown Tree Memorial in Ferguson

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Racists Chop Down Michael Brown Tree Memorial in Ferguson

Vandals have destroyed a small memorial less than a day after it was erected in memory of Michael Brown. The Black Caucus of the American Library Association dedicated the memorial to Brown on Saturday and by Sunday morning the vandals had already struck. The memorial was located along a walking trail in January-Wabash park in […]

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Changes! John Singleton No Longer Directing Tupac Biopic and Blasts the Movie

Changes! John Singleton No Longer Directing Tupac Biopic and Blasts the Movie

John Singleton who has directed movies such as Poetic Justice, Higher Learning ,and Baby Boy is no longer directing on the Tupac Shakur biopic. The film is under production with Morgan Creek and had been in development hell for a while. It gained some real traction when John Singleton was announced as the director over […]

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New Music Alert: Young Dougie ft Jadakiss “Nobody” (Interview)

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Young Dougie ft Jadakiss “Nobody” (Interview)

Komrad Entertainment’s Young Dougie dropped his debut single titled “Nobody” which features NYC native Jadakiss. Young Dougie has been making an impact on the urban scene lately expanding his brand and has been featured on media outlets jackthriller.com, vladtv, sohh.com and more. His song has been added to a number of radio station’s playlist across […]

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Not So Common? New Jersey School Cancels Common as Commencement Speech

Not So Common? New Jersey School Cancels Common as Commencement Speech

While rapper/actor Common can get over the past with genuine ease, The State Troopers Fraternal Association Of New Jersey does not. It was announced that Common would give a Commencement speech at Kean University on Monday but by Tuesday that had all changed. Kean University spokesperson had this to say about the change in direction. […]

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Blackish? Laurence Fishburne’s Mother Facing Eviction!

Blackish? Laurence Fishburne’s Mother Facing Eviction!

It is always difficult to speak on someone’s personal life, but what is going on with Laurence Fishburne’s mother needs to be addressed. Hattie Crawford Fishburne who is 80 years old reached out to the New York Post and says she has been unable to pay her rent for several months now. Her apartment is […]

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Death and Taxes: Dr. Dre Still Awaits His Billion

Death and Taxes: Dr. Dre Still Awaits His Billion

Almost a year ago Dr. Dre (Andre Young) and Jimmy Iovine made a blockbuster move when Apple acquired Beats by Dre for a 3 billion dollars. This move certainly jolted Dre to the top of Forbes’ Hip Hop Cash Kings List. While looking at the deal at face value, Dr. Dre has been dubbed the […]

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#TIDALForAll: How Jay-Z’s New Streaming Service Can Change the Game

#TIDALForAll: How Jay-Z’s New Streaming Service Can Change the Game

“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business mannn” Jay-Z launched the new streaming service Tidal that is subscription based. There is a $9.99 standard package and the $19.99 premium that includes the much talked about Hi-Fi audio,which consits of 16-bit Flac files allowing you to have the original audio data. You are getting CD quality […]

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