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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)

<center. 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, […]

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Breaking News Update: 4 People Shot, One is DEAD Inside Rapper T.I.’s Concert in New York City

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Breaking News Update: 4 People Shot, One is DEAD Inside Rapper T.I.’s Concert in New York City

Within the last hour 3 people were shot outside a venue where rapper T.I. was scheduled to perform and police are now looking for the gunman. One female was shot in the leg while a male was shot in the chest. A third person was also shot but his condition is unknown at this time. […]

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Mogul P. Diddy Covers Aficionado Magazine Talks Retiring From Music for Acting, Fatherhood, Religion

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Mogul P. Diddy Covers Aficionado Magazine Talks Retiring From Music for Acting, Fatherhood, Religion

Rapper-turned-mogul Sean Combs has built a multimillion-dollar empire on everything you can think of: from music and fashion and fragrance lines, to movies and premium liquor brands and even a TV network. With “No Way Out 2”—his final album—currently in production, he recently sat down with Cigar Aficionado to discuss what’s next for his life and career. […]

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Shocking! On-Duty Black Postal Worker Falsely Arrested by N.Y.P.D.

| March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Shocking! On-Duty Black Postal Worker Falsely Arrested by N.Y.P.D.

Five white New York City cops falsely arrested an on-duty federal postal worker while he was delivering the mail simply because he shouted at their unmarked moving vehicle because he was almost struck by it. 5 cops falsely arrested Glenn Grays, who is employed as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service after […]

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Former NYC Prosecutor Speaks Out on Law Enforcement Using Social Media to Build Conspiracy Cases #FacebookIsNotApple

| February 24, 2016 | 1 Comment
Former NYC Prosecutor Speaks Out on Law Enforcement Using Social Media to Build Conspiracy Cases #FacebookIsNotApple

A former New York City prosecutor is speaking out on the increasing use of Facebook pages by law enforcement to build conspiracy cases. Prominent criminal defense attorney Ikiesha Al-Shabazz Whittaker is a defense attorney, former Manhattan narcotics crimes prosecutor, and activist who gives legal advice (namely on how to interact with police) in the form […]

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Interview: Ciara Demonstrates Her Dance Moves with Candy Crush Jelly Saga Game

| February 17, 2016 | 2 Comments
Interview: Ciara Demonstrates Her Dance Moves with Candy Crush Jelly Saga Game

Ahead of the 58th annual National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammy’s) awards that took place on Monday 15 February, Ciara joined King Digital Entertainment and record label Primary Wave, among several celebrity guests, to host a pre-Grammy party to launch Candy Crush Jelly Saga, the next installment in the Candy Crush game franchise. […]

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New Music Alert: Jadakiss Featuring Swizz Beatz “Jason”

| October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Jadakiss Featuring Swizz Beatz “Jason”

Veteran New York rapper Jadakiss dropped his new single called “Jason.” Just in time for Halloween, the grimy  Swizz Beatz production will have your ears ringing throughout the track, with an eerie, droning synth and booming wood-block percussion. Swizz also lends his vocals at the beginning of the song. Inspired by the cult-classic horror film […]

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A Show Stopper! Kanye West Accused of Sabotaging Fashion Designer’s Showing During #NYFW

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
A Show Stopper! Kanye West Accused of Sabotaging Fashion Designer’s Showing During #NYFW

There is no doubt that Kanye West can bring the people out at anything he does in music and fashion with little effort on his part however, one New York designer is accusing the mogul of not playing by the rules of decorum as she believes he intentionally is trying to put a monkey wrench […]

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Shocking or Not? Black NYPD Cop Claims Racism in Department

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shocking or Not? Black NYPD Cop Claims Racism in Department

New York Daily News reports Dana Harge, a black officer within the New York Police Department, (NYPD) has filed a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and with the NYPD’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity. Harge is attempting to expose the racism within the NYPD Highway Division, alleging that ‘racism is routine’. […]

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Produkt Speaks on His Latest EP, New Music, and His Rap Name in an Exclusive Interview

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Produkt Speaks on His Latest EP, New Music, and His Rap Name in an Exclusive Interview

Bronx rapper, Produkt, sat down and gave a one-on-one interview with Hip Hop Weekly’s Cynthia Horner. Produkt’s music has been making waves in recent months after he dropped the Inconspicuous EP online. The tape has definitely put more than a little buzz on Produkt’s name and many people are looking at him as the next […]

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Freebandz & Free Shows: Future Announces Free Shows in Support of ‘DS2’

Freebandz & Free Shows: Future Announces Free Shows in Support of ‘DS2’

Hard work pays off and if you do not believe that, then look no further towards the last 9 months for Atlanta rap star Future. He has been putting in work and it is paying off as he looks to have a number one album with DS2, not to mention he has his own hive […]

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Exclusive Interview: Produkt Talks Importance of ‘Inconspicuous’ to Hip Hop Music

Exclusive Interview: Produkt Talks Importance of ‘Inconspicuous’ to Hip Hop Music

New York Rapper Produkt, more importantly a real figure in the culture, has been vocal about starting a conversation that is not happening in the community. One topic is the lack of Latino voices in hip hop, and why labels are not spending money in the locations that their artist come from. Starting from the […]

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Kidd Kidd Charged With Domestic Violence After Attacking His Girlfriend

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kidd Kidd Charged With Domestic Violence After Attacking His Girlfriend

When news spread that G-Unit rapper Kidd Kidd was arrested on Tuesday night during the XXL Freshman concert, fans were curious know the reason. According to NY Daily News, the 31-year-old G-Unit rapper, whose real name is Curtis Stewart, allegedly assaulted his girlfriend back in February. Stewart slammed his 25-year-old girlfriend into a dresser, then […]

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Rapper Kidd Kidd Arrested During XXL Freshman Concert In NYC

| July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
Rapper Kidd Kidd Arrested During XXL Freshman Concert In NYC

On Tuesday night, right before the XXL Freshman concert began, rapper Kidd Kidd was arrested and taken into custody. Although the details about the arrest are currently unknown, 50 Cent, who was supposed to be Kidd’s special guest of the night and the rest of the G-Unit crew, filled in his place to perform at the […]

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Photo Alert: Omari Hardwick, Tichina Arnold & More Attend “Power” Premiere In Atlanta

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photo Alert: Omari Hardwick, Tichina Arnold & More Attend “Power” Premiere In Atlanta

 On Thursday, June 4th, Atlanta got a glimpse of New York when the season premiere of the Starz hit series “Power” took place in the city at Regal Atlantic Station. Lead actor Omari Hardwick attended with fellow celebrities like Tichina Arnold, Ron Reaco Lee, Erica Ash, Matt Cook, and more. Hosted by radio personality/actress Stacii […]

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New Music Alert: Fabolous “Black Girl Lost” Freestyle

| May 11, 2015 | 13 Comments
New Music Alert: Fabolous “Black Girl Lost” Freestyle

Rapper Fabolous has released another for #FridayNightFreestyle. As usual, he took it back to the 90’s, like when he dropped a verse for Jay Z’s “Do It Again,” now this time he stops in Queensbridge for a Nas freestyle. From the album, “It Was Written” Fab drops a lyrical freestyle over the song “Black Girl […]

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Erica Mena Blasts Charlamagne Tha God And DJ Envy Over “Donkey Of The Day” Comments

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Erica Mena Blasts Charlamagne Tha God And DJ Envy Over “Donkey Of The Day” Comments

Love & Hip Hop star Erica Mena took her frustration out on Power 105’s The Breakfast Club host Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy after a few comments were made about her fiance Bow Wow on the radio show. Charlamagne went after Bow when comments were made about the hit FOX show Empire which stars […]

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New Music Alert: Joey Bada$$ “Perception VS. Reality”

| March 16, 2015 | 13 Comments
New Music Alert: Joey Bada$$ “Perception VS. Reality”

Since the release of his debut album “B4.Da.$$,” Joey Bada$$ has been quiet until today with the release of  a song called “Perception VS. Reality.” Produced by Kirk Knight, one of his Pro Era crew members, Joey gives his fans nothing but raw lyricism. “No my hands ain’t dirty, but as you can see/I’m another misconception […]

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New Fashion Alert: NY Yankee X Supreme X ’47 Brand Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Fashion Alert: NY Yankee X Supreme X ’47 Brand Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

The Yankee symbol has become a badge of honor for many New Yorker’s as well as some aren’t from the big apple, sporting this commands respect from anyone throughout the country. The street-wear brand Supreme has the same effect within the culture, the clothing reflects the grim and glamor of the city. Today, both brands […]

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Say What?! Dj Khaled Slapped With $100K Lawsuit

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Say What?! Dj Khaled Slapped With $100K Lawsuit

DJ Khaled is known for showing off his luxurious lifestyle like his bling, cars, and homes but now it looks like he might not be the owner of some of those things, like his jewelry. New York jeweler Rafaello & Company is suing DJ Khaled for $100,ooo after he refused to pay for jewelry he […]

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New Music Alert: Rocko Featuring Julez Santana “Muscle Up”

| March 5, 2015 | 14 Comments
New Music Alert: Rocko Featuring Julez Santana “Muscle Up”

Rocko is no stranger when it comes to making a hit, and it looks like he might have another one on his hands. “Muscle Up” featuring Julez Santana shows the Atlanta and New York rappers bragging about how strong they are. Produced by TM88, the song provides the catchy hook “Get Your Muscle Up,” and […]

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(New Music Alert) Bizz-E Blaze – Bad Drugs (BizzArre) – Produced By La’Biff

| February 17, 2015 | 14 Comments
(New Music Alert) Bizz-E Blaze – Bad Drugs (BizzArre) – Produced By La’Biff

If memory serves correctly, bad drugs seem to have had a lot of people acting out of character in 2014. Bizz-E Blaze has taken a brief hiatus of late but the promising up-and-coming artist out of New York makes a triumphant return today. With this latest offering off of his highly anticipated upcoming project, ‘BizzArre’, […]

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Kanye West, Sia, Vic Mensa Performs “Wolves” SNL40

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kanye West, Sia, Vic Mensa Performs “Wolves” SNL40

Laying on the floor with a mic above him, Kanye West starts off his performance on the SNL40 special with “Jesus Walks,” after spitting a few lines from it, he gets up and recites the lyrics to his “Only One” single. Wearing creepy light blue contacts during the performance, Kanye is then joined by singers […]

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[New Music Alert] Eric Garner’s Family Releases “This Ends Today”

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
[New Music Alert] Eric Garner’s Family Releases “This Ends Today”

  In the memory of Eric Garner, a few family members dropped a tribute song called “This Ends Today.” The song features Garner’s daughter Erica Garner, his brother Steven Flagg, and recorded audio from the clip of the incident were Garner repeatedly told NYPD officers “I Can’t Breathe.” On the track, the family discusses their […]

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[New Music Alert] Joey Bada$$ “Curry Chicken”

| December 23, 2014 | 15 Comments
[New Music Alert] Joey Bada$$ “Curry Chicken”

Joey Bada$$ just keeps dropping gems, like “Christ Conscious,” “Big Dusty,” and “No.99,” and he now he’s  back with the latest on called “Curry Chicken.” With less than a month before the release of his  debut album “B4.DA.$$,” Joey Bada$$ has released a fourth single called “Curry Chicken”. The 19-year-old MC spits over an Statik Selektah-produced instrumental […]

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Jay Z Meets With Governor Andrew Cuomo To Discuss Criminal-Justice Reform

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jay Z Meets With Governor Andrew Cuomo To Discuss Criminal-Justice Reform

After the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed man who was murdered by police in New York, celebrities have decided to take matters into their own hands. Rap mogul Jay Z met with governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday to discuss criminal-justice reform. According to Melissa DeRosa, who is Cuomo’s spokesperson, said that the “conversation was about a […]

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[New Video Alert] MC Lyte Featuring Lil Mama “Ball”

| December 1, 2014 | 15 Comments
[New Video Alert] MC Lyte Featuring Lil Mama “Ball”

Hip-hop legend MC Lyte takes back her throne in her newest video “Ball” featuring Lil Mama. The video clip showcases the rapper answering questions from reporters. When asked about what the term “Ball’ means, she transports and appears in different surroundings before breaking into a dance move with Lil Mama. “Ball” is the second single […]

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[New Music Alert] Troy Ave “Coco” Remix

| November 18, 2014 | 15 Comments
[New Music Alert] Troy Ave “Coco” Remix

Troy Ave drops another street anthem key mix, this time he uses O.T. Genesis’ street banger “Coco.”  The key mixes will hold you over until his upcoming mixtape, “White Christmas 3” is released and available to download on December 25th. “Started off with ten grams of that coco/Bought it in the Bronx off of Loso/I […]

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Lala Anthony To Host Global Spin Awards Tonight in NYC Airing On #REVOLTTV

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lala Anthony To Host Global Spin Awards Tonight in NYC Airing On #REVOLTTV

The Global Spin Awards, is an award show that honors the most talented DJ’s around the world, both past and present, this year the ceremony take place at the New World Stages theater in NYC and will air on Revolt TV on November 25, 2015 at 8pm EST. Hosting this year’s third annual award show […]

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[New Fashion Alert] Acapulco Gold Fall/Winter 2014 Lookbook

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
[New Fashion Alert] Acapulco Gold Fall/Winter 2014 Lookbook

Acapulco Gold has dropped their fall/winter 2014 lookbook! The New York-based streetwear brand has geared up for the colder winter months with this group of fashion pieces. Consisting of graphic sweaters, long-sleeved tees, flannel shirts, headwear, and more. The brand’s logo also surfaces throughout the collection, along with other highlights shown in the cotton jersey and flannels. […]

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