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Waka Flocka for President?!? Releases Campaign Announcement Video

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Waka Flocka for President?!? Releases Campaign Announcement Video

While there are several names being thrown around for potential presidential nominations there is one name that no one expected, Waka Flocka Flame. Through a new video interview with Rolling Stone, Waka released his campaign announcement yesterday on National Weed Day, also known as 4-20. And as many of you could have guessed, Waka’s first […]

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Breaking News Update: Suge Knight Posts Half Million Dollar Bail in Alleged Assault Case Against “Katwoman”

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking News Update: Suge Knight Posts Half Million Dollar Bail in Alleged Assault Case Against “Katwoman”

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2014 In an exclusive interview with Hiphopenquirer.com, Mark Blankenship and Robert Hymers both discussed the reason why they posted Suge Knight’s extremely high bond. Suge Knight was just released from a Los Angeles courtroom after having his bond of $500,000.00 posted by Everlert Entertainment, a company that Suge Knight has partnered […]

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Why Are Ferguson Officials Trying to Keep Media From Reporting True Accounts of Ferguson Unrest?

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Why Are Ferguson Officials Trying to Keep Media From Reporting True Accounts of Ferguson Unrest?

Reporting by: Jack Gillum/Joan Lowy/Dennis Byron WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government agreed to a police request to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace surrounding Ferguson, Missouri, for 12 days in August for safety, but audio recordings show that local authorities privately acknowledged the purpose was to keep away news helicopters during violent street […]

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Breaking: Rally in Ferguson Today Expected to Draw Thousands In Anticipation of Grand Jury Decision in Mike Brown Death

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment
Breaking: Rally in Ferguson Today Expected to Draw Thousands In Anticipation of Grand Jury Decision in Mike Brown Death

With unnecessary leaks and other information finding its way to mainstream media, it is clear by many that there is an aggressive attempt to smear the name of Mike Brown while heralding the person responsible for his death a hero. While a grand jury has yet to return a decision on whether or not Darren Wilson […]

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Exclusive: Ludacris Honored with the BMI President’s Award in Los Angeles (Photos and Videos)

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Exclusive: Ludacris Honored with the BMI President’s Award in Los Angeles (Photos and Videos)

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2014 — Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, presented the BMI President’s Award to Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles on August 22. The star-studded event celebrates the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed […]

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P Diddy Calls Out President Obama in A Passionate Plea: “Get on A Plane To Ferguson, These Are Your People Too”

| August 20, 2014 | 12 Comments
P Diddy Calls Out President Obama in A Passionate Plea: “Get on A Plane To Ferguson, These Are Your People Too”

One of the richest and most influential men in hip hop has decided to use his social media clout to make a passionate plea to the President of the United States last night. Sean “Puffy” Combs recorded a video via instagram asking President Obama to come to Ferguson, Missouri to meet with the people on […]

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But of Course: Dwayne Wade Re-Signs With Heat

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
But of Course: Dwayne Wade Re-Signs With Heat

Less than a week after LeBron made his departure from South Beach back home to Cleveland, Dwyane Wade officially re-signs with the Heat. Although the terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, sources close to the situation report that Wade signed for two years with an option for the second year. Wade’s decision […]

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Tanaka Diagnosed With Tear In UCL

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tanaka Diagnosed With Tear In UCL

After 16 starts on the biggest stage in the Pinstripes, Yankee’s rookie Masahiro Tanaka’s phenomenal season may be coming to an unfortunate end. Tanaka was found to have a partial tear in his ulnar collateral ligament after having inflammation in his elbow which resulted in him being placed on the 15-day disabled list. According to […]

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Pat Riley And LeBron Scheduled To Meet In Vegas

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pat Riley And LeBron Scheduled To Meet In Vegas

It was recently reported that LeBron James will meet with Miami Heat president Pat Riley in Las Vegas on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a return to Miami for LeBron. LeBron, along with Carmelo Anthony, is the hottest commodity on the free agency market this offseason. LeBron opted out of his contract on June […]

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Did President Obama Have A Marion Barry Moment? Jokes About “Crack Cocaine” in His Pie at the White House

| July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Did President Obama Have A Marion Barry Moment? Jokes About “Crack Cocaine” in His Pie at the White House

During a recent correspondence gathering at the White House with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, the president joked about how his bakery chef that made the best pie he’s had since being in office. He even decided to add a little humor to his explanation about how good the pie was. His chef […]

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Knicks And Derek Fisher Reach Deal

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Knicks And Derek Fisher Reach Deal

The New York Knicks have reached an agreement with Derek Fisher to become the team’s new head coach. ESPNNewYork.com reports that the two parties are close to finalizing a deal worth $25 million over the course of five years. Fisher earned a combined $4.73 million over the last three seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder. […]

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Sports Alert: Phil Jackson Plans On Meeting With Derek Fisher To Coach Knicks

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sports Alert: Phil Jackson Plans On Meeting With Derek Fisher To Coach Knicks

New York Knicks’ Team President Phil Jackson is scheduled to meet with Derek Fisher this week to discuss the current coaching vacancy in the Big Apple. Fisher, the reserve point guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder, just ended his season and potentially his career with the Thunder upon their elimination by the Spurs in the […]

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Sports Alert: Steve Kerr New Coach For Golden State Warriors

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sports Alert: Steve Kerr New Coach For Golden State Warriors

Steve Kerr has agreed in principle to a five-year, $25 million offer to become the next coach of the Golden State Warriors. Kerr had rejected an offer from his former head coach and current Knicks president Phil Jackson to become head coach for them. Jackson and Kerr have had a close relationship stemming back to […]

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LA Clippers Name Dick Parsons The Interim CEO

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
LA Clippers Name Dick Parsons The Interim CEO

Former Citigroup chairman and Time Warner CEO of Time Warner, Dick Parsons was named interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers franchise. This announcement comes a little more than a week after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver imposed a lifetime ban for Donald Sterling for racial remarks he made almost two weeks ago. Parsons will oversee […]

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Kobe Bryant Speaks Out About Lakers Coaching Situation

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kobe Bryant Speaks Out About Lakers Coaching Situation

NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant made an appearance on NBC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night. During the interview Bryant was asked by Kimmel about the Lakers current coaching situation. Bryant, who only played in six games during the regular season due to an Achilles injury, mentioned that he would like to play a significant role in […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture? Did The World Over-React to President Obama’s Selfie?

| December 12, 2013 | 1 Comment
What’s Wrong With This Picture? Did The World Over-React to President Obama’s Selfie?

Yesterday pictures were taken at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service of President Obama and what seems to be a not so pleased First Lady Michelle. It seems as though President Obama was sharing a fun-filled moment taking selfies with Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning just before Michelle gave the two the eye. And we all know […]

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Newt Gingrich: Mandela Is Worthy To Be Praised!

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Newt Gingrich: Mandela Is Worthy To Be Praised!

Author:  Sylvia Burley I can’t believe there are some so vile that, even in his death, they harangue others for praising the late President Nelson Mandela.  Luckily, conservatives like Newt Gingrich are speaking out against this, acknowledging Mandela for his life’s work of fighting against the tyranny of South African apartheid. On his conservative Gingrich Productions blog, Newt […]

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Hip Hop Cares! Shanti Das, Ronnie Devoe and Young Jeezy Help Serve Up Food for the Less Fortunate

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hip Hop Cares! Shanti Das, Ronnie Devoe and Young Jeezy Help Serve Up Food for the Less Fortunate

By: Adriene Morton Every person had a plate and every face wore a smile after the many leaders of Atlanta’s entertainment industry warmed the hearts of over 400 men at Shanti Das’ 2nd Annual “No Reservations Needed” Thanksgiving Dinner. The event took place at the Atlanta Mission, where the lucky men were pampered and treated like royalty! They launched the festivies at around 2p.m., […]

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Young Jeezy Celebrates Birthday Bash During Bet Hip Hop Awards Weekend

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Young Jeezy Celebrates Birthday Bash During Bet Hip Hop Awards Weekend

On Saturday, multi-platinum rap artist, Jeezy celebrated his birthday with an exclusive dinner party at Yebo Restaurant & Bar. Special invited guests enjoyed an evening of music and mingling along with a three-course South African cuisine and open-bar including Avion Tequila, and specialty cocktails compliments of Courvoisier. Guests were also gifted with Monster swag bags, […]

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“No Homo”-Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee In Denial

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
“No Homo”-Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee In Denial

Words by Alyson Robinson Former HOT 97 NY DJ, Mister Cee, formally known as Calvin LeBrun, returned to the station’s morning show to explain the video that may have destroyed his career. Mister Cee resigned from his radio show last Wednesday after an embarrassing video surfaced that appeared to show him soliciting sexual favors from a cross dresser, Bimbo […]

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Russia President Vladimir Putin Pens Letter to the American People (Give Diplomacy A Chance)

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Russia President Vladimir Putin Pens Letter to the American People (Give Diplomacy A Chance)

MOSCOW — RECENT events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It is important to do so at a time of insufficient communication between our societies. Relations between us have passed through different stages. We stood against each other during the cold war. But we were […]

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NAACP President Benjamin Jealous Steps Down After 5 Years

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
NAACP President Benjamin Jealous Steps Down After 5 Years

Benjamin Jealous- President and CEO of the NAACP Words by Alyson Robinson President and CEO of the NAACP, Benjamin Jealous, has announced his resignation today. Jealous told USA Today in an interview on Sunday that he would be stepping down at the end of 2013. In 2008, Jealous was appointed to the position at the age of 35 […]

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DJ Drama, Dj Cannon and DJ Sense Announce Members of The Academy

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
DJ Drama, Dj Cannon and DJ Sense Announce Members of The Academy

Words by Alyson Robinson On Tuesday, September 3rd, DJ Drama and his partners Dj Cannon, and DJ Sense held a press conference to announce the new members of The Academy. The highly anticipated invite-only announcement took place at Means Street Studios in Atlanta, GA with select key journalist from top hip-hop and entertainment media outlets in attendance. The new […]

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Was the March on Washington Ignored by The Republicans?

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Was the March on Washington Ignored by The Republicans?

The official commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s famous speech was celebrated on Wednesday, August 28th at the nation’s capital with thousands of people in attendance. Amongst the people with overjoyed faces and proud hearts, were people who were just as triumphant in the […]

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Stars Are Asking Obama To Change Drug Laws

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Stars Are Asking Obama To Change Drug Laws

Some of today’s biggest stars all urge Obama to change drug laws.   Believe it or not, there are several stars, including rapper Lil Wayne, who are urging Obama to focus on fixing drug laws. Even Russell Simmons has placed together a community of celebrities and civil rights leaders to present a letter to Barack […]

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Def Jam President Joie Manda Resigns, Heading To Interscope

Def Jam President Joie Manda Resigns, Heading To Interscope

Def Jam President Joie Manda Resigns, Heading To Interscope Def Jam has another shakeup in the building as its president Joie Manda announced he was stepping down and leaving New York and heading back to Los Angeles to join Interscope Records. The announcement was made today by Barry Weiss, president & CEO of UMG’s East […]

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Wyclef Drops ‘Creole “Love Sosa’ Freestyle” Feat. Haitian Fresh [Video]

| March 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Wyclef Drops ‘Creole “Love Sosa’ Freestyle” Feat. Haitian Fresh [Video]

Wyclef releases visuals to a his “Love Sosa” Freestyle, Creole style. The month of April is on its way, and Wyclef Jean, legendary ex-Fugee member, also has new ‘Hatian influenced’ mixtape project April Showers gearing to drop as well. The Hatian rapper who once ran for president of his country, just dropped a sweet visual to a Creole representing […]

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Michael Vick Recieves Death Threats And Cancels Book Tour

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Michael Vick Recieves Death Threats And Cancels Book Tour

Michael Vick cancels his book signing due to death threats. It’s really beginning to seem as if Michael Vick, ‘Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback just can’t just catch a break, according to reports at TheGrio.com (via Associated Press). The talented football player was set to appear at his book signing for book ‘Finally Free’ on March 26th, but […]

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Hip-Hop Doc Rani G. Whitfield Drops New CD & Talks Health And The Black Community

Hip-Hop Doc Rani G. Whitfield Drops New CD & Talks Health And The Black Community

Tha Hip-Hop Doc Rani G. Whitfield Plans To Get Hip-Hop Healthy With His New Release “Get On Da Bus” Since the release of 2010’s The World Is In Your Hands, Rani G. Whitfield, M.D., AKA Tha Hip Hop Doc, has continued his journey to “get hip hop healthy,” going as far as Uganda to spread […]

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Lil Wayne’s Daughter Reginae Signs To YMCMB [Video]

Lil Wayne’s Daughter Reginae Signs To YMCMB [Video]

Lil Wayne Signs His Daughter To YMCMB It seems like Lil Wayne had his own plans in mind when he wouldn’t let his daughter become part of the OMG Girlz, who are managed T.I.’s wife Tiny and include her daughter and the King’s stepdaughter Zonnique. Rap-Up reports that the Young Money boss Lil Wayne has […]

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