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Breaking News: Judge Throws Out 25 Year Sentence Given to Rapper Yung Vito and Orders A New Trial in the Death of Slim Dunkin

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking News: Judge Throws Out 25 Year Sentence Given to Rapper Yung Vito and Orders A New Trial in the Death of Slim Dunkin

  Reporting by: Dennis Byron After giving Vinson Hardimon a 25 year sentence for Aggravated Assault and weapons possession that resulted in the death of Mario Hamilton professionally known as Slim Dunkin, a Fulton County Superior Court judge has decided that Hardimon deserves a new trial and has tossed out the sentence of 25 years […]

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Casting Notice: Burger King is Looking for their next National Spokesmodel

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Casting Notice: Burger King is Looking for their next National Spokesmodel

Burger King is casting for their next National TV campaign – focused on the Chicken Big King. HURRY! Live casting calls are in Los Angeles on March 5th and 6th, with callbacks on the 7th. You do not need to be a member of SAG, but this opportunity will enable you to join. With residuals […]

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New Music Alert: Kendrick Lamar Plans To Release New Album In September

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Kendrick Lamar Plans To Release New Album In September

It doesnt look like TDE plans on slowing down anytime soon. In the latest issue of Billboard, Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q were both featured with the cover line reading:  “The Tale of Top Dawg.” New releases from Isaiah Rashad and SZA are keeping TDE busy for 2014. The CEO of TDE, Anthony “Top Dawg” […]

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Happy Anniversary! The Roots’ Album “Things Fall Apart” Turns 15

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Happy Anniversary! The Roots’ Album “Things Fall Apart” Turns 15

Yesterday, The Roots’ album Things Fall Apart turned 15 years old. Things Fall Apart was the group’s fourth studio album which was released in February 1999. This album is a landmark moment for The Roots and their collective that included Common, QuestLove, Erykah Badu, and D’Angelo. The album has been considered by music writers as The Root’s […]

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Malcolm X Daughter Outraged at Nicki Minaj Depiction of her Father’s Legacy

| February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
Malcolm X Daughter Outraged at Nicki Minaj Depiction of her Father’s Legacy

  Even after rapper Nicki Minaj issued an heartfelt apology to the family of slain leader Malcolm X, it may have fell of deaf ears with at least one family member because one of his kids has spoken out about her displeasure with Nicki Minaj’s choice of artwork and lyrical content in a recent song […]

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Remembering PR Veteran Dee Dee Cocheta-Williams

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Remembering PR Veteran Dee Dee Cocheta-Williams

Known as the Hip Hop Mama, Founder of A.B.C. Publicity and PR Veteran Dee Dee Cocheta-Williams passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2014 after fighting her battle with breast cancer she was only 42 years old. There are several words that can describe Dee Dee. She was a mother of 7, wife, public relations professional, […]

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

| January 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
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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New Music Alert: Ty Dolla $ign Drops New Single “F-ckin’ Tonight”

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Ty Dolla $ign Drops New Single “F-ckin’ Tonight”

By: Adriene Morton Ty Dolla $ign keeps it 100 and is ready to get down to business as he harmonizes over his new track entitled, “F–kin’ Tonight”. The Los Angeles rapper does a spin-off to Notorious B.I.G. and R.Kelly’s mega hit, and adds a little West Coast flavor to it. With an approach like this, […]

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New Music Alert: A$AP Ferg Ft. Shabba Ranks, Busta Rhymes, And Migos “Shabba (Remix)”

| November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: A$AP Ferg Ft. Shabba Ranks, Busta Rhymes, And Migos “Shabba (Remix)”

By: Adriene Morton A$AP Ferg was hot on every block as A$AP Rocky’s sidekick, but the rapper certainly changed the lights , stepping out of Rocky’s shadow and into his own spotlight! With his untouchable rhymes and beats, the 25-year-old has received major recognition being crowned “Rookie of the Year” at this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards. The Harlem breed released […]

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POW! Jay Z Drops $4.5 Million on Basquiat Painting

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
POW! Jay Z Drops $4.5 Million on Basquiat Painting

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction was last week and an anonymous buyer snatched up Jean-Michel Basquiat’s painting entitled Mecca. Now there are claims that Jay Z was the buyer who dropped $4.5 million for the painting. The painting features the Empire State Building with Basquiat’s signature crown. Basquiat has become one of the major art […]

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