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College Football Hall of Fame Opens This Weekend in Atlanta

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College football fans of all ages rejoice… The day has finally come! On Saturday, August 23, the College Football Hall of Fame and Chik-Fil-A Fan Experience opened its doors to the public in Atlanta at 250 Marietta Street. Located next to the Georgia World Congress Center and CNN Center, and in the mix of everything else downtown, […]

Giving Back: NYC Hairstylist Helps Homeless Stay Trimmed And Shaved

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Nothing like a fresh cut To most, Sunday is a day to relax, eat dinner and spend time with family and re-charge before another busy work week. Earmarked in American culture as a day for rest, NYC hairstylist Mark Bustos does the complete opposite with his Sundays. Taking to the streets to give on-site trims, […]

WWE Superstar Titus Oneil Makes LA Homeless Man His New BFF

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WWE Superstar Titus Oneil was found making friends recently with a local LA homeless man after dining at a popular in-town eatery. Oneil, who was in Los Angeles with other WWE stars for Sunday’s SummerSlam, found “John” on the local streets near his hotel. After talking extensively with John that evening and also hosting breakfast with […]

Rick Ross Forced To Call Off Detroit Summer Jam Performance

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The internet is buzzing with questions on what really happened last night at Detroit Summer Jamz 17 hosted by HOT 107.5FM. Well, “scared for his life”, Rick Ross, who is the latest member of Trick Trick’s “No Fly Zone” list, did not touch the Summer Jamz stage last night after being met with resistance from […]

Don’t Live In The D? Here’s What You Missed This Weekend

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This past Saturday night, Detroit’s FM98 WJLB’s annual “Big Show @ The Joe” featured some very dope faces in hip hop and R&B, and boasted a few surprises as well. Headlining the event was the hometown reppin’ Big Sean, with Trey Songz, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, August Alsina,  and Ty Dolla $ign. Special guests were in the building, from Big Sean’s “Finally […]

Detroit’s Icewear Vezzo Releases New Addition to Clarity Trilogy

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Detroit rapper, Icewear Vezzo, brought out the “Who’s Who” of Detroit entertainment with an exclusive listening event with Karen Civil this past weekend. This release features 19 tracks from the indie rap artist including, “Clarity” and “On It” with Dusty McFly. The Clarity 1 and 2 both helped this Detroit underground favorite rise to widespread acclaim after […]

Swishahouse’s Lil Keke Releases Video Challenge For Upcoming Album

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It has been argued that the Houston rap scene in various ways birthed the indie hip hop game. As the proud hometown of notable talents such as Rap-A-Lot, the legendary Geto Boys (which of course included Scarface), DJ Screw and the Screwed Up Click, Swishahouse Records (that brought acts like Slim Thug, Mike Jones, and […]

Yo Gotti Performs “YaYo” with Snootie Wild in New Orleans

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Fresh off his successful “I AM Tour,” Yo Gotti brought his talents including protégé, Snootie Wild, to New Orleans for NBA All-Star Weekend.  The King of Memphis and his label CMG performed to a packed house in the Cliffhanger All-Star Concert Series finale. Famous faces in attendance for the show included Monica, Mia X, DJ Drama, Lil […]

DJ Mo Beatz Talks Reppin’ Detroit, New Projects and Passport Stamping

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Working alongside one of the industry’s most buzzed about names, Big Sean, is DJ Mo Beatz, the 27-year-old Heavy Hitters DJ responsible for keeping the crowd and energy rocking while touring around the world with Big Sean. A product of Detroit, Mo Beatz has been DJ-ing since 16, shortly after receiving turntables as a Christmas […]

Wu-Tang Affiliate Shyheim Jailed After Fatal Hit-And-Run Accident

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Shyheim Franklin, 36, the Wu-Tang Affiliate rapper who is also known as Manchild, Golden Hands, Little Shyheim and The Rugged Child, recently surrendered himself to police on Wednesday in relationship to an early New Year’s Day crash which killed Felipe Avila of Staten Island, police sources   Shyheim is facing a charge of leaving the scene of […]

Rich Homie Quan Celebrates with MSU Spartans in Pasadena

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“Made you feel some type of way…” The anthem from Rich Homie Quan, Drake called, “Song of the summer” to MTV back in August, quickly became the anthem of the Michigan State Spartan football season after a viral video caught fire on the internet showing players and coaching staff turning up to Rich Homie Quan after an impressive […]

Remembering James Brown And His Influence On Hip Hop Culture

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On Christmas Day 2006, James Brown, (born as James Joseph Brown, Jr.) died unexpectedly of congestive heart failure after being hospitalized for pneumonia. Mr. Brown was born in Augusta, GA on May 3, 1933, long before the south was “dirty” and surely before  American continental geography were places of pride for hip hop talent. Yet, starting in the […]

Trey Songz Drops Christmas Surprise “Nana” Only for Fans

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Trey Songz has been relatively quiet since his 5th studio album, “Chapter V” and from summer’s release of “Sensational”. However, this Christmas morning at 12AM, Trigga released “Nana”, produced by DJ Mustard over The Angel Network, for his dedicated alliance of loyal fans.  Will we see a “Chapter V” follow-up in 2014 from Trey?  Advertisement Listen […]

Jon Connor Brings First Performance to Hometown Since Aftermath Signing

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This Christmas is full of musical surprises from our favorite artists, and for those in Michigan, this past weekend had its share. Bringing some heat after a bitter ice storm in the area,  Dr. Dre‘s latest talent, Jon Connor, hosted a special “Homecoming” celebration to Flint, MI in celebration of signing to Aftermath Entertainment earlier this year.  “We wanted […]

Elle Varner Gets Sexy with Wale in “Rover”

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Well, well… Here we have new music from Elle Varner, the R&B beauty, from whom we haven’t heard from since her debut album, “Perfectly Imperfect” back in 2012. Bringing on MMG’s Wale for this track, “Rover” is surely a sultry, seductive bedroom song that may get you on Santa’s naughty list. Advertisement “When I come over tonight/I […]

Engaged: D. Wade Takes Gabrielle Union Off The Market

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While many of you are out last minute shopping for Christmas gifts, Gabrielle Union‘s Christmas came a little early with a surprise from her NBA baller boyfriend. Miami Heat forward Dwyane Wade, 31 finally popped the big question to actress and girlfriend, Gabrielle Union, 41. After making headlines this year on sharing a Championship ring with Gabby, […]

Limited Edition Shady Records Apparel Set Sells Out In 24 Hours

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In collaboration with Tommey Walker’s wildly popular “Detroit vs Everybody“ brand seen on everyone lately from Lyor Cohen, Nas, Trinidad James, Keith Urban (who wore one on American Idol), Drake, Big Sean and more, Eminem’s camp recently released its “Cold Weather Set” which sold 300 units in less than 24 hours. The “cold weather set” features matching […]

Sevyn Previews New EP Over Soul Food Brunch in Detroit

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Sevyn Streeter graced her presence in Detroit this past weekend at an exclusive listening party to a room of bloggers, writers, radio programmers and local social influencers. Guests took part in enjoying a buffet of soul food including collard greens, fried chicken, sweet potatoes and sweet treats including pound and red velvet cake as well as […]

K. Michelle’s “Rebellious Soul Tour” Is Relationship Group Therapy

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Last night,  The Rebellious Soul Tour featuring newly-added opener Tiara Thomas, “It Won’t Stop” songstress Sevyn Streeter and K. Michelle made its way to Detroit at the Royal Oak Music Theater. Sponsored by BET Music Matters, the “Rebellious Soul”  Tour is a 19-stop tour across the US starting in San Francisco and ending in Boston. […]