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Breaking: Chicago Rapper and Producer #Fredo Santana Dead at Age 27

| January 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Chicago Rapper and Producer #Fredo Santana Dead at Age 27

Friends and family members are mourning the lost of Derrick Coleman, better known to the rap game as Lil Alfredo or Fredo Santana was found dead hours ago. Fredo is the cousin of Chicago rapper Chief Keef. Fredo also appeared in rapper Drake’s music video Hold On, Were Going Home, playing a man who kidnapped […]

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Mo’Nique Launches Boycott Against Streaming Giant Netflix

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mo’Nique Launches Boycott Against Streaming Giant Netflix

Comedy legend and Oscar Award winning Actress Mo’Nique is calling for a boycott against Netflix for race and gender bias Friday afternoon.  According to Mo Netflix offered her $500,000 for a comedy stand-up special, a very low number compared to the $11 million deal Netflix gave Amy Schumer for her stand up comedy special last year. When asked […]

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Former “Glee” Star Naya Rivera is Off The Hook in Domestic Violence Case

| January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
Former “Glee” Star Naya Rivera is Off The Hook in Domestic Violence Case

The case against Big Sean’s ex Naya Rivera will not be moving forward according to a recent court hearing in Kanawha County Magistrate in West Virginia. Rivera married her co-actor Ryan Dorsey months after separating from rapper Big Sean. Dorsey called police on Thanksgiving weekend claiming that Rivera was hitting him and cops decided that […]

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Jay Z to Capitalize Off “Jaybo” with New Clothing Line

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
Jay Z to Capitalize Off “Jaybo” with New Clothing Line

TMZ reports that Jay-Z’s lead character from his ‘Story of O.J.‘ music video is getting drafted for a  new role in fashion and homewares. Jay’s company, S. Carter Enterprises, filed docs to trademark the animated character, “Jaybo.” The plan is to plaster the cartoon character on T-shirts, sweaters, hats, blankets, shams, dinnerware, mugs, cocktail shakers and thermal […]

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#PressPlay African People Respond to H & M Racist Ad “We Are Going to Fight by Any Means Necessary”

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
#PressPlay African People Respond to H & M Racist Ad “We Are Going to Fight by Any Means Necessary”

H&M stores went into damage-control mode over the weekend after a controversial ad featuring a black child modeling a hoodie with the text “coolest monkey in the jungle”, sparked protests in South Africa. The retailer giant closed its South African shops after some outlets were trashed by members of the  EFF (Economic Freedom Fighters), South Africa’s […]

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Google Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an Amazing Doodle for MLK Day

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
Google Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an Amazing Doodle for MLK Day

Today we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Baptist minister, Nobel Laureate, and civil rights activist who dedicated his life working tirelessly for peace, social justice, and opportunity for all Americans – irrespective of color or creed. On November 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill creating a federal holiday […]

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Trump aka “Orange Man” Hits An All Time Low by Calling Haiti and African Nations “Shithole” Countries

| January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Trump aka “Orange Man” Hits An All Time Low by Calling Haiti and African Nations “Shithole” Countries

President Donald Trump has crossed the line once again, by referring to a group of nations (that included El Salvador, African countries, and Haiti), as “s–thole countries.”  During a meeting with a bipartisan group of senators Thursday at the White House. Trump’s comments were first reported by the Washington Post, the comments came as senators huddled […]

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The Cast of Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta is back with a New Season

| January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Cast of Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta is back with a New Season

WEtv hosted a star-studded Atlanta season two premiere of its original series, “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta.” Hundreds convened at Woodruff Arts Center to preview the ATL edition of the hit franchise, which stars Bow Wow, Shaniah Mauldin (daughter of Jermaine Dupri),Reginae Carter (daughter of Lil Wayne and Toya Wright), Zonnique Pullins (daughter of T.I. & Tiny), Brandon Barnes (son of Debra Antney and brother to Waka […]

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Donald Trump Makes Another Radical Change, Requires Medicaid Recipients to Have A Job!

| January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Donald Trump Makes Another Radical Change, Requires Medicaid Recipients to Have A Job!

CNN reported early Thursday morning that in another radical move by the Trump administration, will allow states for the first time to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. This historic move would be a significant change in how the government health insurance program operates and would finally fulfill a longtime Republican goal. For example, states, could […]

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O.J. Simpson Debunks Rumors That He’s Khloe’s Kardashian’s Dad

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
O.J. Simpson Debunks Rumors That He’s Khloe’s Kardashian’s Dad

TMZ caught up with O.J. Simpson in Vegas over the weekend, to finally addressed the conspiracy theory that’s been floating around for decades … that he secretly knocked up Kris behind Robert Kardashian’s back 34 years ago. In the video caputured by TMZ, the photographer stopped OJ and his daughter if congratulations were in order regarding Khloe’s pregnancy. […]

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Historic Black Women’s Essence Magazine Returns Back to The Community with Black Ownership Again

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Historic Black Women’s Essence Magazine Returns Back to The Community with Black Ownership Again

  Essence Communications Inc.is back in the hands of black owners. The 48-year-old multiplatform brand that owns Essence magazine and the annual Essence Festival, been acquired by Essence Ventures LLC, an independent African-American-owned company, which was founded and is chaired by Liberian-American Richelieu Dennis, who also is the founder of SheaMoisture. As reported earlier by Journal-isms […]

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Diddy & The Weekend respond to H & M’s Racist Advertisement with Counter Ad

| January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Diddy & The Weekend  respond to H & M’s Racist Advertisement with Counter Ad

Yesterday H&M was in the hot seat for a very racially insensitive advertisement that set the internet on fire. After releasing a public apology from the H& M headquarters, several dissatisfied critics took it to social media about how they really felt about the ad. Canadian singer The Weeknd announced on Twitter that he would no […]

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Black People Are Not Monkeying Around, Plans to Protest at H&M Stores Across the Nation Due to Racist Ad

| January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Black People Are Not Monkeying Around, Plans to Protest at H&M Stores Across the Nation Due to Racist Ad

Racism in advertising as PR stunts has worked well in the past for other corporations, but will this be the case for International retailer H & M? The international retail giant H&M featured an ad with a black child model wearing a hoodie emblazoned with the phrase “coolest monkey in the jungle.” The ad was for an online advertisement […]

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Oprah is First African-American Women to Win Cecil B. Demille Award at the Golden Globes; Delivers Historic Speech

| January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Oprah is First African-American Women to Win Cecil B. Demille Award at the Golden Globes; Delivers Historic Speech

Oprah Winfrey wore an all black couture gown, showing her support for the #WhyWeWearBlack campaign to accept the Cecil B. Demille Award at the 75th Golden Globe Awards Ceremony. An award where she is the first African-American Female recipient of the award, Oprah used the Golden Globe platform to address racial inequality, sexual misconduct, and gender power Imbalance […]

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ATL Artist Yani Mo talks Music, Depression, & Relationships

| January 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
ATL Artist Yani Mo talks Music, Depression, & Relationships

Melodic, smooth, sensual, and profound are just some of the words used to describe Atlantean artist Yani Mo. Her artistic musical influences range from Toni Morrison, Al Green, Lauryn Hill, and Dilla, to every artist she’s met since her spoken word days. Yani Mo is a Lithonia native that has commanded the growing subculture of […]

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63 Black Youths Arrested for Less Than an Ounce of Marijuana at Birthday Party in Georgia

| January 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
63 Black Youths Arrested for Less Than an Ounce of Marijuana at Birthday Party in Georgia

Cartersville Georgia police decided that less than an ounce of weed was justification for arresting 63 youths attending a teen party even though some of the partygoers were honor students and star athletes. Many view the actions of the police as nothing less than racism. Would this had occurred if the youths were not people […]

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Breaking: Dr. Boyce Watkins Banned From UCLA “I’m Not that Type of Negro”

| January 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Dr. Boyce Watkins Banned From UCLA “I’m Not that Type of Negro”

Dr. Boyce Watkins was disinvited to speak at  UCLA Saturday morning. He was a panelist at  ‘A Social Justice Conversation’ a UCLA event that featured a conversation with  Common and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. “Apparently, my views are  inconsistent with the views of the UBAA brand.” Dr. Boyce Watkins was scheduled to join a powerhouse panel discussion that included himself,  Dr. Kelly Lytle-Hernandez, Interim […]

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New Video Alert: Bruno Mars and Cardi B Bring Back The 90’s with “Finesse” Remix

| January 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: Bruno Mars and Cardi B Bring Back The 90’s with “Finesse” Remix

Superstar musician Bruno Mars and Bronx rapper Cardi B lit up the internet this past week with the release of Finesse which is reminiscent of the 90’s sound. They followed up with a music video that paid homage to 90’s comedy show “In Living Colors.” Remember Cardi B is from Bronx and so was Jennifer […]

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Does A White Rapper Get A Pass Using “N” Word When Paying Homage to the Culture of Hip Hop?

| January 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Does A White Rapper Get A Pass Using “N” Word When Paying Homage to the Culture of Hip Hop?

Famed YouTuber Logan Paul who is also the younger of Disney Channel star Jake Paul, has found himself in a big bowl of controversy. TMZ obtained a video of the YouTuber hanging with friends late at night near Palm Springs during a Coachella weekend last year. Jake was freestyling over Rae Sremmurd’s “Throw Sum Mo” beat, and […]

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New Music Alert: Reuben Cannon – Play My Shit

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Reuben Cannon – Play My Shit

“Play my Shit” is 15 years of pain, passion and persevering crammed into a 4 minute song. After turning down a 30 million dollar baseball contract, Reuben Cannon spent many years trying to beat down the doors of the entertainment industry. Finally he just said “F**k it!” ill stand up for myself and say the sh%# […]

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Hip Hop Splitsville! Nas and Nicki Minaj Call It Quits

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Hip Hop Splitsville! Nas and Nicki Minaj Call It Quits

One of hip hop’s power couple have decided to part ways after many public displays of affection. Nicki Minaj and Nas has been dating since June 2017 but have decided that things between the two are just better as friends. Because the two lived in separate cities, that too put a strain on their relationship. […]

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New Video Alert: Pete Santos ‘Bang Bang” Ft. Sara Sayed

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: Pete Santos ‘Bang Bang” Ft. Sara Sayed

Finland resident by way of Connecticut, Pete Santos, grabs stunning Scandinavian songstress Sara Sayed for the second offering from his forthcoming project, “Paint the Picture” expected in the spring. This time the former Air Force brat laces us with a dab of Euro on a song about picking yourself back up when you fall. With […]

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New Music Alert! Kendrick Lamar & SZA release new track ‘All the Stars’ for Marvel’s upcoming film ‘Black Panther’

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert! Kendrick Lamar & SZA release new track  ‘All the Stars’ for Marvel’s upcoming film ‘Black Panther’

Kendrick Lamar and SZA unveiled a new song, “All the Stars,” set to appear on the soundtrack for Marvel’s upcoming movie, Black Panther. Lamar and his TDE label boss, Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, produced and curated the Black Panther soundtrack.

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Bruno Mars & Cardi B brought the 90’s back with the remix of “Finesse”

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Bruno Mars & Cardi B brought the 90’s back with the remix of “Finesse”

Bruno Mars and Cardi B has set the internet ablaze with their first collaboration together, titled “Finesse”. Mars, 32, released the artwork for the song on Instagram Wednesday, writing, “Start your 2018 with Big Bronx Boogie Herself @iamcardib and me Midnight Tonight EST #Finesse.” Start your 2018 with Big Bronx Boogie Herself @iamcardib and me Midnight Tonight EST […]

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Love & Hip Hop Miami Premiered with a Huge Natural Hair Controversy

| January 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Love & Hip Hop Miami Premiered with a Huge Natural Hair Controversy

The newest edition of the Love and Hip Hop family, Love & Hip Hop Miami premiered New Year’s Day and the first episode is already causing a media frenzy. @trickdaddydollars & @trinarockstarr welcome you to the 305 in this SNEAK PEEK! ☀️ Don’t miss the SERIES PREMIERE of #LHHMIA TONIGHT at 9/8c @vh1 ☀️ A post […]

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Reality Stars Bambi and Lil Scrappy Have Found True Love: Meet The Richardsons

| January 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Reality Stars Bambi and Lil Scrappy Have Found True Love: Meet The Richardsons

Hip Hop’s favorite newlywed couple is spreading their love for the world to see. Lil’ Scrappy and his wife Bambi tied the knot in October 2017, and the couple seems to be on cloud 9. Bam took it to IG to share how much she loves her hubby Lil Scrappy with a very heart-felt post. So thankful […]

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Wild crowd greets LaVar Ball and sons upon arrival in Lithuania

| January 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Wild crowd greets LaVar Ball and sons upon arrival in Lithuania

LaVar Ball arrived in Lithuania, Europe with his two sons LaMelo and LiAngelo on Wednesday causing a media frenzy. LaVar Ball respectively pulled his sons out of UCLA and high school to pursue professional basketball careers in Europe. Insane. Ball family came to Lithuania, Absolute chaos in Vilnius airport pic.twitter.com/vZALO33BSw — Donatas Urbonas (@Urbodo) January 3, 2018 […]

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Coachella 2018 Line Up Includes Beyonce, Eminem, The Weekend, Cardi B & More!!

| January 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Coachella  2018 Line Up Includes Beyonce, Eminem, The Weekend, Cardi B & More!!

Coachella announced its 2018 lineup late Tuesday afternoon. This years show has a  hip-hop heavy lineup with headliners the Weeknd, Beyoncé and Eminem.  Beyoncé was set to headline in 2017, but rescheduled to headline in 2018 due to her being pregnant with twins. Eminem appeared on the main stage in 2012 as a surprise guest of Dr. […]

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New Video Alert: Clyde Kelly – Levitate

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: Clyde Kelly – Levitate

Clyde Kelly drops off his first ever music video, a visual for his latest single “Levitate.” Watch as he raps his way through the streets and skate parks of Philadelphia. The song, originally released on September 29, is inspired by Clyde’s meditation practice.

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DJ Khaled Is the New Social Media Ambassador for Weight Watchers’

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
DJ Khaled Is the New Social Media Ambassador for Weight Watchers’

DJ Khaled is taking 2018 to a new healthy level since becoming the social media ambassador for Weight Watchers. The famed producer is set to share his progress of losing 20 pounds for his all his millions of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat followers.   Khaled will be sharing video updates on his workout activities and […]

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