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Celebrating the Birthday of Huey P. Newton the Founder of the Black Panther Party

| February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
Celebrating the Birthday of Huey P. Newton the Founder of the Black Panther Party

  “The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man.”—Huey P. Newton February 17th marks the birthday of one of the founders of the historic Black Panther Party. Huey P. Newton would be 76 years-old today and in honor of Black History Month, Hip Hop Enquirer found it fitting to […]

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T.I. & WalMart Partner for a Free Black Panther Ticket Giveaway and Screening

| February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
T.I. & WalMart Partner for a Free Black Panther Ticket Giveaway and Screening

 It wasn’t T’Challa King of Wakanda, but Tip “T.I.” Harris, King Of The South! As you approached the Walmart off Cascade Road in SouthWest Atlanta on February 12th, you could feel immediately that something special was happening. Several news trucks were parked in the front of the store and nearly 500 people stood to wait […]

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Celebrities Come out for YFN Lucci’s “Zoo Atlanta: Trap du Soleil” Birthday Celebration

| February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Celebrities Come out for YFN Lucci’s “Zoo Atlanta: Trap du Soleil” Birthday Celebration

‘Trap Du Soleil‘ in Atlanta YFN Lucci celebrated his birthday in a major way by throwing a circus of a party called ‘Trap Du Soleil’.  Now if you are wondering what Trap Du Soleil means, just imagine a party featuring a big top, a giraffe, a Ferris wheel, acrobatic dancers, strippers, and some of ATL’s hottest rappers and […]

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FIRST LOOK: Tiffany Haddish, Snoop, Rick Ross & Charlamange Tha God ‘UNCENSORED’ on TV One

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
FIRST LOOK: Tiffany Haddish, Snoop, Rick Ross & Charlamange Tha God ‘UNCENSORED’ on TV One

UNCENSORED is an edgy new docu-series exploring the intimate lives of some of today’s most notable personalities. The show debuts on TV One beginning Sunday, February 18 at 10 p.m. ET/9C. The 10-episode biography series gives unprecedented access to stars including Tamar Braxton, Charlemagne Da God, Tiffany Haddish, Le’Andria Johnson, NeNe Leakes, Nia Long, Rick Ross and more, as they personally reveal their […]

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Highlighting African Americans with Disabilities in Honor of Black History Month

| February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Highlighting African Americans with Disabilities in Honor of Black History Month

  RespectAbility celebrates Black History Month by recognizing the contributions made by African American people disabilities.There are 5.6 million African Americans living with a disability in the U.S., 3.4 million of which are working-age African Americans with disabilities. Therefore, we would like to reflect on the realities and challenges that continue to shape the lives of African […]

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Tick for Tac? Jennifer Williams Counters Ex-Boyfriend Tim Norman with Restraining Order Request

| January 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tick for Tac? Jennifer Williams Counters Ex-Boyfriend Tim Norman with Restraining Order Request

Basketball Wive’s star Jennifer Williams is celebrating a victory in court for getting a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend Tim Norman who she claims is violent and threatening. TMZ caught up with Jennifer Monday outside the courthouse in downtown L.A., and she was brandishing the temporary restraining order the judge had just granted. The restraining order requires […]

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Bruno Mars Sweeps the 60th Annual Grammy Awards Show

| January 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Bruno Mars Sweeps the 60th Annual Grammy Awards Show

The 60th Grammy Awards Ceremony was a night full of surprises, politics, and some amazing performances. Hosted by James Corden, the awards show took place Sunday night in Madison Square Garden in New York City, the first time the awards show has been in New York in 15 years. Bruno Mars swept the award show winning […]

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Erykah Badu See’s the Good in Everyone… Even Hitler?

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
Erykah Badu See’s the Good in Everyone… Even Hitler?

Erykah Badu has Black Twitter in an uproar for saying that she see’s good in Adolf Hitler during an exclusive interview with Vulture.com  The 46-year-old superstar sat down with David Marchese to discuss hip-hop culture, millennials, and vibrations. All very familiar topics you could expect to hear Erykah talk about. But what we didn’t expect to […]

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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New Music! T.I. Jumps On The Remix To Moneybagg Yo’s “Silverware”

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
New Music! T.I. Jumps On The Remix To Moneybagg Yo’s “Silverware”

  T.I joins Moneybagg Yo on a remixed track “Silverware”. Tip adds his Southern flavor to the hard street cut, showing off his double time rhyme scheme & slick delivery in the process. The rising Memphis rapper dropped a new compilation project called Moneybagg Yo Presents: NLESS ENT x Bread Gang.  The project features new music from him as […]

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Lil Wayne & Drake Freestyle to “Family Feud” on Wayne’s Dedication 6 Mixtape

| December 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lil Wayne & Drake Freestyle to “Family Feud” on Wayne’s Dedication 6 Mixtape

Lil Wayne releases another banger from Dedication 6. Weezy’s version of “Family Feud” features a long verse from Drake, which includes a demand for a salute from Donald Trump as well as support for Meek Mill. “I need my paper long, like a Milly verse/Too long, like a sentence from a Philly judge/Fuck is the point in […]

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New Video Alert: Jay Z releases ‘Family Feud’ featuring Beyonce & Blue Ivy Carter

| December 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: Jay Z releases ‘Family Feud’ featuring Beyonce & Blue Ivy Carter

Jay Z has ended 2017 with an amazing visual for his hit song Family Feud that features cameo appearances from a stellar list of celebrities that include his wife Beyonce and daughter Blue Ivy. The visual was directed by Ava DuVernay the film spans more than 400 years, beginning in the year 2444 with a Shakespearean […]

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Long-time Atlanta news anchor Amanda Davis passes away

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Long-time Atlanta news anchor Amanda Davis passes away

CBS 46 morning news anchor Amanda Davis has died after suffering a massive spontaneous stroke. Amanda was at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Tuesday when she rushed to the hospital and underwent treatment. Her family is asking for privacy at this difficult time. Amanda’s friends and colleagues at CBS 46 are praying for her family.  

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New Video Alert! Dru Hill ‘Favorite Time of the Year’

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert! Dru Hill ‘Favorite Time of the Year’

Check out new music just in time for the holidays by Dru Hill.  

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Hip Hop Podcaster Combat Jack Has Died At the age of 48

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hip Hop Podcaster Combat Jack Has Died At the age of 48

One of Hip Hop’s great podcaster Reggie Ossé, aka Combat Jack, has died at the  age of 48. Ossé was diagnosed with colon cancer in October.  Chris Morrow, Ossé’s friend and his co-founder of Loud Speaker Networks, confirmed his death, telling NPR that he died this morning at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York. […]

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Photo Alert! The 2017 UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball in Atlanta headlined by Tyrese Gibson

| December 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Photo Alert! The 2017 UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball in Atlanta headlined by Tyrese Gibson

The 34th Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball was a star-studded event in Atlanta, Georgia Saturday, December 16th at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Ballroom.  This major social event focused on raising awareness of the need and benefits of a college education. Hosted by a diverse group of corporate sponsors, local businesses and professional organizations the UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s […]

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Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers & sign Colin Kaepernick at Quarterback

| December 17, 2017 | 1 Comment
Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers & sign Colin Kaepernick at Quarterback

Hip Hop Mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs wants to be the majority owner of the Carolina Panthers. Diddy shared on social media through a series of tweets and videos. This would be the perfect time to buy into the team because it was announced on Friday that the current controlling owner Jerry Richardson is under investigation for […]

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