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Commentary: Some Republicans Are Cowards on Race

Commentary: Some Republicans Are Cowards on Race

By Raynard Jackson Columnist Of February 18, 2009, then U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder gave a Black History Month speech to the employees at the Department of Justice. He said in part, “Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and continue to […]

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Don’t Try Me! Dej Loaf Brawl’s With Manager at BET Soundcheck

Don’t Try Me! Dej Loaf Brawl’s With Manager at BET Soundcheck

When a rapper has a song detailing what will happen if you mess with him or her, well what happens next might be on you. Detroit rapper Dej Loaf was the Nokia Theater this Saturday rehearsing for the BET awards. According to TMZ, two of her managers showed up without notice. Well Dej and the […]

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Executive Joseph Charles Plans To Turn The Music Industry Upside Down

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Executive Joseph Charles Plans To Turn The Music Industry Upside Down

Joseph Albert Charles has a single modus operandi: continue to move the needle in music and entertainment with a pivot unparallel to any other executive. Although the General Manager of The Cherry Party––the new label that’s raised excitement in the SONY Music offices––is a music industry veteran, he doesn’t believe in corporate philosophies for tradition’s […]

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This Is Not Your Daddy’s Flag

This Is Not Your Daddy’s Flag

The Confederate flag has a long history of being defended by ‘southern pride’ which is nonsense to begin with. Then the argument insists it is about state rights…while ignoring that the flag was being waved at a time when those states were fighting for slavery and opposing desegregation. So why does this flag fly on […]

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Lil Wayne & Young Thug Will Be Battling… For Your Ears on 4th of July

Lil Wayne & Young Thug Will Be Battling… For Your Ears on 4th of July

The Young Thug vs Lil Wayne saga seems to have no end in sight. Independence day is when Lil Wayne has chosen to release his Free Weezy Album and now Young Thug is releasing his Slime Season mixtape on the same day. July 4th lets get it!! VIDEO BY: @londonondatrack Young Thug announced his mixtape, […]

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Before His Arrest! Rick Ross Visits The Harland Boys & Girls Club

Before His Arrest! Rick Ross Visits The Harland Boys & Girls Club

On Saturday, Rick Ross paid a surprise visit to the Harland Boys & Girls Club in Atlanta to spend time with the kids. Ross is known for giving back, whether its through his charity or one of the many non-profits he often supports. This past Saturday was no different. Ross surprised about 40 children at […]

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The Jokes Don’t Stop As 50 Cent Clowns Rick Ross After Arrest

The Jokes Don’t Stop As 50 Cent Clowns Rick Ross After Arrest

50 Cent and Rick Ross will not be at the same party anytime soon. The feud the two rappers have had over the years became quiet as the two kinda stopped talking about each other. With Ross’ new arrest on kidnapping charges, 50 HAD to say something…and there were more shots at Puffy too. Fat […]

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Kunta Kinte Who? The Dream Says ‘Artists Are Treated Like Slaves’

Kunta Kinte Who? The Dream Says ‘Artists Are Treated Like Slaves’

In an interview with Billboard, The Dream spoke on race in the music industry and how being white gives you an upper hand. He recently started a partnership through Capitol to create Contra-Paris records. Dream says that it was in response to the evil corporations that record labels have become. When asked what the root […]

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Baby, They Ridin’ With Me Too! Lil Wayne To Get Nicki Minaj and Drake Off Cash Money

Baby, They Ridin’ With Me Too! Lil Wayne To Get Nicki Minaj and Drake Off Cash Money

“I ain’t trippin, I got Barbie, I got Drake too”. Lil Wayne may have spoken this line into reality as court documents obtained by TMZ, show that Weezy is outing Birdman from Young Money. Claiming that Cash Money and Birdman have been poorly managing the company and owe a lot of people of a LOT […]

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Nas Speaks On America ‘Selling A False Dream’

Nas Speaks On America ‘Selling A False Dream’

Nas is one of the best rappers of all time and simultaneously been a major voice for political issues with in the community. He always can spark dialogue, showed up to the Grammy’s with a shirt on that said nigger for goodness sake. The Queens emcee has taken to the budding platform of Instagram to […]

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Lupe Fiasco Takes Down White Supremacy

Lupe Fiasco Takes Down White Supremacy

Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco always speaks his mind. Whether it is about President Obama or the gang violence in his home city, if he has something to say he will say it. So when the manifesto from white supremacist punk Dylan Roof was released on the internet, Lupe had something to say. In a multiple,yet […]

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Lauryn Hill and Many Others To Play ONE MusicFest in Atlanta

Lauryn Hill and Many Others To Play ONE MusicFest in Atlanta

The ONE MusicFest is bringing out the heavy hitters of the hip-hop and R&B world. This is the Atlanta-based festivals 6th year and will be held at the Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood. The acts include Lauryn Hill, The Roots, Big K.R.I.T., Wale, Raekwon, Ghostface, Janelle Monae and Wonderland, SZA, Scarface, 8Ball & MJG, and many […]

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Hate Crime Attack Leaves 9 Dead, including State Senator, in Charleston, SC Church

Hate Crime Attack Leaves 9 Dead, including State Senator, in Charleston, SC Church

A manhunt is underway in Charleston, South Carolina as authorities are seeking a young, white male in connection to a shooting that left nine dead at a historically black church. Police Chief Gregory Mullen said, “I do believe this was a hate crime”. The terrorist, walked into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church around 9 p.m. […]

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J. Cole Announces ‘The Dollar & A Dream Tour III: Friday Night Lights’

J. Cole Announces ‘The Dollar & A Dream Tour III: Friday Night Lights’

Got one dollar? 4 quarters? 10 dimes? Well you get the point, but if you just so happen to have one dollar you can see J.Cole in concert. The ‘Dollar & A Dream Tour III will be a four city tour starting in Dallas, Texas on June 21st. It will continue into New York the […]

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Real Power: 50 Cent Threatens Suing MediaTakeOut Over La La Anthony Sex Scene

Real Power: 50 Cent Threatens Suing MediaTakeOut Over La La Anthony Sex Scene

Do not let the name fool you, 50 Cent is all about the money. On an upcoming episode of his hit show Power La La Anthony shot a topless sex scene, prepare your DVR’s fellas, and MediaTakeOut leaked the scene. Well 50 was not pleased about the information and posted the above video on ForbezDVD […]

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EVENT ALERT: Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’s Rasheeda Presents Grand Opening of New Boutique #PressedATL

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
EVENT ALERT: Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’s Rasheeda Presents Grand Opening of New Boutique #PressedATL

Rasheeda Frost also known as “the ultimate boss chick” is sharing her love of fashion with the world by presenting her brand new boutique known as “Pressed.” Pressed is a new fashion store for women that follows Rasheeda’s beliefs in celebrating “boss chicks” everywhere. The rapper turned reality TV star has been active in the […]

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You Can’t Sit Here: Rachel Dolezal And Her Search To Find A Table

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
You Can’t Sit Here: Rachel Dolezal And Her Search To Find A Table

  Gather round everybody, I want to tell you guys a story. Growing up, I was a pretty decent basketball player. I was so decent, that in my sophomore year of high school, I was moved to a prestigious boarding school to play ball and better my grades. The move to the boarding school from […]

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Pump Those Breaks! Killer Mike Not Yet Ready For Political Office

Pump Those Breaks! Killer Mike Not Yet Ready For Political Office

On Monday Michael Render aka Killer Mike announced his candidacy in a special election for state house district 55 in Georgia.  He went on Instagram to ask everyone to write his name in at the polls. One problem however… Mike cannot run as a write-in candidate without filling the paperwork that would be necessary. That […]

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Family Hustle: T.I. & Tiny Interview The Breakfast Club

Family Hustle: T.I. & Tiny Interview The Breakfast Club

The Harris family made their rounds at The Breakfast Club to promote season five of their reality show The Family Hustle on VH1. Their sons Messiah and Domani were up there with them also and they have grown up right before our eyes. In what was a very entertaining interview, some of the topics covered […]

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That’s Cold-Blooded! Ice-T’s Grandson Indicted on Death of Roommate

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
That’s Cold-Blooded! Ice-T’s Grandson Indicted on Death of Roommate

Ice-T’s grandson, Elyjah Marrow, has been indicted on the alleged shooting death of 19-year-old Daryus Johnson. The Cobb County, GA grand jury indicted the 20-year-old on five counts stemming from the June 2014 death of Johnson, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. Marrow claimed that the shooting was accidental and that the stolen handgun he was […]

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NFL Star Tom Brady Loves Hip Hop Dancing

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
NFL Star Tom Brady Loves Hip Hop Dancing

NFL star Tom Brady danced to Hip Hop at the New England Patriots Ring Ceremony with Wiz Khalifah hyping him up TMZ Reports. Brady danced to “Handsome and Wealthy” by Migos while Robert Craft danced to “6 God” by Drake and Rob Gronkowski sweated his shirt out jumping around to Trap Queen. I wouldn’t care […]

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No Rack City? Tyga Owes Model 25 K Over Sexual Assault Settlement

No Rack City? Tyga Owes Model 25 K Over Sexual Assault Settlement

‘Make It Nasty’ is the music video that just will not go away for Tyga. Ever since it was shot back in 2011, lawsuits just seem to find the California rapper. One of the models, Allison Brown, is filing more court papers for not receiving her settlement in full. Earlier this year Brown settled for […]

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Carter Takeover: Lil Wayne Signs Deal With Jay Z

Carter Takeover: Lil Wayne Signs Deal With Jay Z

Saturday night at KMEL’ Summer Jam in Oakland, California a major announcement was made. Lil Wayne said he, ” I just signed a deal with my mothaf**king idol Jay-Z”. As most people know by now Lil Wayne has been embroiled in huge lawsuit with Cash Money Records for $51 million dollars. Weezy was owed $10 […]

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Not Very Major? Troy Ave’s ‘Major Without A Label’ Sales Explained

Not Very Major? Troy Ave’s ‘Major Without A Label’ Sales Explained

We can probably credit 50 Cent when it comes to fans paying attention to the soundscan numbers. So when the numbers were released on Troy Ave’s LP Major Without A Label, the hip hop world began to clown the New York rapper.  The numbers reveled that Troy sold under 5 k first week with 30 […]

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The Game Sued For $12 Million As A Result of Punching Off-Duty Cop

The Game Sued For $12 Million As A Result of Punching Off-Duty Cop

The Game has never been shy about addressing someone either on a track or in person. He also has never been afraid to lay hands on them (ask 40 Glocc). Now Game may begin to reconsider throwing hands as his latest fisticuffs may cost him $12 million dollars! Back in March, Game punched an off-duty […]

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Special: Legendary Singer James Brown’s Niece Performs in Atlanta Tonight

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Special: Legendary Singer James Brown’s Niece Performs in Atlanta Tonight

R&B Singer and Niece of Legendary Soul Singer James Brown, Mone, presents her official double single release party at Time Restaurant in the heart of Midtown tonight at 8. Mone is throwing an epic double single release party for her hot new singles “Bank” produced by Cassius Jay and “Here for You” produced by The Exclusives. […]

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School Educators Lose Their Job For Siding with Mckinney Cop

School Educators Lose Their Job For Siding with Mckinney Cop

It seems appropriate to remind America that freedom of speech is not absolute, i.e. you can still lose your job when you say something stupid. That is what has happened down in Miami when their principal Alberto Iber defended the actions of Eric Casebolt. Casebolt was the maniac cop in the McKinney, Texas video throwing […]

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Nicki Minaj Claps Back at Ex-Boyfriend Safaree, Claims He Cheated On Her

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Nicki Minaj Claps Back at Ex-Boyfriend Safaree, Claims He Cheated On Her

Safaree Samuels seems to be in his feelings and holding grudges about his ex, Nicki Minaj, but let it all out in his new track “Love The Most” released on Wednesday.  In the song, Safaree puts Nicki on blast about their 12-year relationship and breakup.  Apparently this song didn’t sit to well with Nicki because […]

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KSU Apologizes for Rude Treatment by Student Advisor

KSU Apologizes for Rude Treatment by Student Advisor

Kennesaw State University has issued a public apology for the behavior of an adviser towards a student. Abbie Dawson is the woman in the video that went viral as she went off on the student who was looking for help. Kevin Bruce is the name of the student, who attempted to speak to his adviser […]

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Chris Brown Reveals New Tour and Talks About Fatherhood

Chris Brown Reveals New Tour and Talks About Fatherhood

Chris Brown spoke with On Air with Ryan Seacrest this past Monday in where he discussed his new tour and life as a father. The One Hell of a Nite Tour will feature Kid Ink, Omarion, Teyanna Taylor and Fetty Wap. The two month tour kicks off on August 12th to which Chris said: “It’s […]

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