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New Video Alert: B. Justice Ft. Jacob Latimore “Fall Back Game”

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: B. Justice Ft. Jacob Latimore “Fall Back Game”

Long time friends and Milwaukee natives, B. Justice and Jacob Latimore are just two dudes hanging out, doing what dudes do; discussing females, in Justice’s first visual offering from his upcoming Rico Love-hosted project, “Immortal”, due out later this summer. The video debuted on Vibe yesterday. Using a host of double entendres, the guys let […]

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Speakerfoxxx and Bosco to Perform at ELEVATE: Summer

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Speakerfoxxx and Bosco to Perform at ELEVATE: Summer

The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs announced this week the launch of ELEVATE: Summer, a one-day event featuring artists, public art installations and local performances on Friday, July 22 from 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. The event will be held at Broad Street, Southwest, between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Mitchell Street. ELEVATE: Summer […]

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New Music Alert: Teddie Caine – “Save Somebody”

| June 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Teddie Caine – “Save Somebody”

Many times exotic dancers are judged negatively for there choice of income. As someone who has a known past in the streets of Chicago as a hustler Teddie Cain has a different understanding. In his song “Save Somebody” he gives his fans a different perspective. The song is a follow up to his ESPN 30 […]

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New Music Alert: Dre-Ski – “Calm Your Taste Budz 2” Hosted by DJ Relentt

| June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Dre-Ski – “Calm Your Taste Budz 2” Hosted by DJ Relentt

An artist who has been no stranger to the many changes of the music game, Dre-Ski, hailing from Virginia Beach, VA, has had the opportunity to open up for Lupe Fiasco and Fabolous on separate occasions and he has most recently been featured on Sirius Satellite XM radio twice. With his 2010 hit song Why […]

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Tim Norman aka Rapper Time Launches Music Career (Exclusive Interview)

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tim Norman aka Rapper Time Launches Music Career (Exclusive Interview)

Maintaining a wildly popular chain of soul food restaurants, a television show on a major television network, a flourishing music career with such connections as The Migos and Yo Gotti, and establishing community connections by standing alongside locals in times of unrest, all seem to be the stuff of theory rather than practice. However, for […]

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Hip Hop Shows Up to Support Million Man March: Justice or Else 20th Anniversary

| October 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hip Hop Shows Up to Support Million Man March: Justice or Else 20th Anniversary

Saturday, October, 10th, 2015 marked the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March in Washington D.C. Led by Minister Louis Farrakhan, herds of people marched in solidarity to the National Mall to hear speeches addressing police brutality, the politics affecting people of color , reparations and much more. Minster Farrakhan had called for many hip […]

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Even Common Can Not Make Sense of Donald Trump Media Coverage!

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Even Common Can Not Make Sense of Donald Trump Media Coverage!

Common was on HuffPostLive on Monday and discussed how the media has been covering presidential candidate Donald Trump. He feels the media has lost its integrity when it comes to how much attention the real estate mogul has gotten. I feel like the integrity of the media is gone in many areas because when you […]

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Common’s ‘Suicide Squad’ Character Revealed? 

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Common’s ‘Suicide Squad’ Character Revealed? 

When Warner Brothers announced that Common would be apart of the already A-list cast of Suicide Squad, fan speculation began. Well we had our own thoughts on who he might be but the folks at TMZ may have confirmed it. That is definitely NOT Green Lantern but the DC character is appears to be is Tattooed Man, […]

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Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj Top This Year’s BET Awards 2015 Nominations 2015

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj Top This Year’s BET Awards 2015 Nominations 2015

Today BET Networks announced the nominees for the 2015 BET Awards. The hip hop genre has the lead in nominations this year, Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown lead with 6 nominations each. Chris is nominated for “Best Male R&B/Pop Artist,” two nods in “Best Collaboration,” two in “Video of the Year,” and the Coca-Cola Viewer’s […]

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Common Joins The Cast Of DC’s “Suicide Squad”

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Common Joins The Cast Of  DC’s “Suicide Squad”

  Just when you thought the star-studded cast of Suicide Squad could not get any bigger! Common has been cast in an unidentified role for the film. While the movie is set to begin production fairly soon, it may be safe to say the role will not be one of much screen time. That does […]

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

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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Let’s Talk About Race Baby

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Let’s Talk About Race Baby

It has been a hell of a week for rappers to talk about race. Starting off with Kanye West’s zinger of a quote that, “Racism is a dated concept.” Now we all know Kanye loves fashion but, racism is not a pair of Girbaud jeans. See now that is outdated, and it would just be […]

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Oscar Recap: Common And John Legend Only Two Blacks To Win An Oscar Last Night

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Oscar Recap: Common And John Legend Only Two Blacks To Win An Oscar Last Night

The Academy Awards is known for its lack of diversity, especially this year for snubbing the film Selma’s director and lead actor. For the second time since 1998, the Oscars nomination slots were full of only white actors. A protest over the lack of diversity at the Academy Awards was called off at the last-minute at […]

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Common And John Legend Remember Michael Brown During Golden Globe Acceptance Speech [Video Alert]

Common And John Legend Remember Michael Brown During Golden Globe Acceptance Speech [Video Alert]

Common and John Legend were big winners last night as they took home an award for Best Original Song for “Glory” from Selma. Kanye’s cohorts bested  Lana Del Rey, Sia, Lorde, and Patti Smith in the category with a collaboration from the 1960’s Civil Rights era drama.  During their acceptance speech, Common remembered Michael Brown and the two New York […]

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Common Narrates The NBA’s #EverboduUp Commercial [Video Alert]

Common Narrates The NBA’s #EverboduUp Commercial [Video Alert]

The NBA is calling all cities, countries, fans, and teams for the highly anticipated 2014-15 season and enlisted common to narrate #EverybodyUp commercial. Common summons all fans tu tune in for the season openers on October 28th. Peep the visual now.   Follow us on Twitter@HipHopEnquirer and Michael “Ice-Blue” Harris @IceBlueVA

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[New Music Alert] Common Featuring Vince Staples And Jay Electronica “Kingdom” Remix

| September 24, 2014 | 13 Comments
[New Music Alert] Common Featuring Vince Staples And Jay Electronica “Kingdom” Remix

Rapper Common released the remix for single “Kingdom,” after debuting it at AAAH! Fest in Chicago on Sunday. This time he united with Vince Staples and Jay Electronica and three of them speak to the streets in their verses. “Rappers I gave birth to, shot at the god, blasphemy / Told these motherfu**ers they’ll never […]

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[Photo Alert] Common Performs Live at Marquee Nightclub for Magic Week in Vegas

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
[Photo Alert] Common Performs Live at Marquee Nightclub for Magic Week in Vegas

Monday night, rapper Common hosted the official Creative Recreation party at Marquee Nightclub in Vegas. Sporting a pair of Creative Recreation shoes, Common walked the red carpet before heading inside where he took over a VIP table near the dance floor with several friends. Shortly after, the rapper took center stage to treat the crowd […]

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Prison Inmate Who Risks His Life to Stop Systemic Rapes in Jail (Warning: Graphic Content)

| August 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
Prison Inmate Who Risks His Life to Stop Systemic Rapes in Jail (Warning: Graphic Content)

Interview by: Nick Chester Last year I spoke to a guy named Shaun Attwood about making millions on the stock market and plunging it all into a new career as a rave-organizing ecstasy kingpin. One unfortunate side effect of selling drugs on a large scale, I discovered during our conversation, is that if the police find out […]

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[New Music Alert] Common Featuring Jhene Aiko “Blak Majik”

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
[New Music Alert] Common Featuring Jhene Aiko “Blak Majik”

Over a looping No I.D sample, the Chicago rapper name drops an ex-girlfriend (Erykah Badu) and shouts out the 312. Jhene Aiko continues to sing the chorus and hook in the song by repeating black magic. “Who in the game had the baddest hoes / 
N—-s seen Badu’s ass and say, ‘I seen what you […]

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[New Video Alert] Common feat. Vance Staples – “Kingdom”

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
[New Video Alert] Common feat. Vance Staples – “Kingdom”

Hip-hop recording artist and actor reigning from Chi-town, Illinois, Common, delivers the Hype Williams-directed visual for his latest single, “Kingdom”. Williams starts off the video with a long-drawn three minute introduction before the actual song (or story-line, for that matter) commences. Common and, featured artist, Vance Staples are never actually seen in the video, with […]

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Common, Kanye West & Rhymefest To Host First Annual “AAHH! Fest” To Help Curb Chicago Gang Violence

Common, Kanye West & Rhymefest To Host First Annual “AAHH! Fest” To Help Curb Chicago Gang Violence

Donda’s House Inc. and The Common Ground Foundation have announced the launch of an Annual Music Festival, The AAHH! FEST, with proceeds from the Festival supporting the Common Ground Foundation, Donda’s House, Inc., Arts Education in Chicago Public Schools, and Year-Round Youth Jobs initiatives. The organizations made the announcement at a press conference this week […]

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Exclusive: Rapper Krytykal Deemed “Suspicious” By Westin Hotel Staff, Falsely Accused of Shoplifting

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Exclusive: Rapper Krytykal Deemed “Suspicious” By Westin Hotel Staff, Falsely Accused of Shoplifting

“Shopping While Black” Strikes Again! Reporting by: Dennis Byron January 7th, 2014, Los Angeles, CA – What began as a business trip to the Los Angeles area Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites (“Westin”) gift shop, ended with up and coming hip hop artist Krytykal (Jarae Liggion) and his manager Doug Liggion being labeled “suspicious”, paraded […]

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Social Media Helps Send Homeless Teen to Howard University

| August 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Social Media Helps Send Homeless Teen to Howard University

Words by Mehka King Crowd sourcing isn’t just for indie filmmakers and the Hollywood elite. No, regular people can use websites like kickstarter to raise money for almost anything, even to go to Howard university. 19-year-old James Ward raised more than $12,000 for his first year, after launching an online campaign titled, “Homeless To Howard.” […]

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Have Rick Ross and Reebok Kissed and Made Up?

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Have Rick Ross and Reebok Kissed and Made Up?

Today the sneaker giant Reebok CEO Ull Becker along with it’s hip hop Ambassador and Director Swiss Beatz had a pow wow session with MMG boss Rick Ross and sources say they may have found a common ground in their recent disagreement with dropping the artist previous endorsement deal. While no specifics of the meeting […]

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Acquitted! 2 Chainz Is 2 Cool To Catch A Possession Charge [Video]

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Acquitted! 2 Chainz Is 2 Cool To Catch A Possession Charge [Video]

2 Chainz has been acquitted on the charges of marijuana possession. 2 Chainz just waved goodbye to those measly ‘possession of marijuana’ charges, handed to him by Maryland Police. The G.O.O.D. music rapper was arrested just last February in Maryland for a ‘weed grinder’. For those who don’t know what a ‘weed grinder’ is, just use your context clues and […]

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The B Stacks “Root of All Evil” Mixtape Break Down

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
The B Stacks “Root of All Evil” Mixtape Break Down

Hip Hop Enquirer breaks down B Stacks’ Root Of All Evil mixtape, track by track B  Stacks is shutting down the south with his ability to be one swift and keen lyricist, straight from the streets of Durham, N.C. At the age of just 22, B. Stacks brings so many stories, from a young man’s […]

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Hot New Fashion Alert: Dillonger Clothing for Kids

| March 4, 2013 | 1 Comment
Hot New Fashion Alert: Dillonger Clothing for Kids

The Dillonger clothing brand was created for stylish children of the future. This clothing line is absolutely adorable for the adventurous child who isn’t afraid to take fashion risks. Full of brilliant designs, that is showcased in the neutral colors and leather; these two trends are also very trendy now in the fashion world. Also, […]

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Christopher Jordan Dorner Official Manifesto – ‘Read Between the Lines’

| February 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Christopher Jordan Dorner Official Manifesto – ‘Read Between the Lines’

 Christopher Jordan Dorner Manifesto – LAPD Blue Line MANIFESTO – scrubbed by mainstream media outlets From: Christopher Jordan Dorner /7648 To: America Subj: Last resort Regarding CF# 07-004281 I know most of you who personally know me are in disbelief to hear from media reports that I am suspected of committing such horrendous murders and […]

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HHE Looks Back At The Career of The Late J Dilla (Video Inside)

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
HHE Looks Back At The Career of The Late J Dilla (Video Inside)

 HHE Looks Back At The Career of The Late J Dilla (Video Inside) Today marks the day that legendary producer J Dilla came into this world. Since he broke into the national spotlight as part of Slum Village, the Detroit native has inspired many with his life. While many may not be familiar with his name, I’m sure […]

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3 Critical Issues the Black Community Looks Past When Speaking On Chief Keef

| January 21, 2013 | 1 Comment
3 Critical Issues the Black Community Looks Past When Speaking On Chief Keef

Chief Keef has become the hip hop world’s black sheep, and people have failed to ease up on the 17-year-old felon who was just recently sentenced to 60 days in juvenile prison on Thursday (January 18). Known to flash military weaponry in his videos while tossing up gang signs, Chief Keef has painted an image […]

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