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Kodak Black Upsets Kobe Bryant Fans With Birthday Photo


Kodak Black, who recently turned 24, is receiving backlash for his Kobe Bryant-themed birthday party.The Florida rapper posted a photo on Instagram where he is posing next to a purple and gold helicopter. Visit for more information He wore a Los Angeles Lakers jersey with the late athlete’s name and number displayed on the […]

[WATCH] 9-Year-Old Slams School Board For Allowing Black Lives Matter Poster

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Novalee a 9-year-old girl from Minnesota, confronted the Lakeville Area School Board about allowing politics in the school despite the rules. Visit for more information “The other day I was walking down the hallway at Lakeview Elementary School to give a teacher a retiring gift,” Novalee said in the video. “I looked up onto […]

Sports Icon Lionel Messi Launches Live Greatness Collab


In celebration of ‘outside opening back up’, music fans everywhere are ready to get back to live music. Hard Rock is celebrating their 50th anniversary, and to commemorate this milestone achievement they have launched the Live Greatness campaign with international soccer star Lionel Messi. Visit for more information “Hard Rock’s 50th anniversary is a huge milestone for the […]

Your Old Droog X MF DOOM Track Brings Us Back To Hip Hop With ‘Dropout Boogie’

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Classic Hip hop is back!  Visit for more information The mysterious rapper Your Old Droog surprised fans with his new track that features a verse from rapper MF DOOM.  In an ode to successful high school dropouts everywhere, ‘Dropout Boogie’ gives that gritty feeling we’ve been missing from hip hop. Trading verses with the […]

[WATCH] The 17-Year Old Who Recorded George Floyd’s Murder For The World To See

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Darnella Frazier is the 17-year-old girl who recorded the infamous video of Derek Chauvin pressing his knee on George Floyd’s neck for nearly 10 minutes. Honored and respected for her bravery, this young lady revealed the excessively dark and ugly side of police brutality. Visit for more information Frazier had been taking her 9-year-old […]

[WATCH] Highlights From J.Cole’s Basketball Debut In Africa


Rapper J. Cole made his debut with the Patriots Basketball Club on Sunday and held his own on the court in the Basketball Africa League. Visit for more information After releasing another arguably classic album, The Off Season the acclaimed rapper followed another one of his dreams, Playing Basketball. Cole’s new album speaks on […]

J.Cole Addresses Cheating Rumors On New Song ‘Hunger On Hillside’

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J.Cole’s new album Off-Season broke the internet this weekend bringing back everything we love about hip hop.From his spat with Diddy to his relationship with the music industry, the North Carolina MC left it all on the table. Known for his straight-forward and thought provoking bars, fans were surprised when he seemingly addressed cheating rumors on his […]

Happy Mother’s Day: Rappers And The Women Who Raised Them


We love giving our moms flowers when they can smell them. These amazing and brilliant moms used what they had to raise these hip hop kings. Love, support, knowledge, perseverance and encouragement. All the things essential to raising a compassionate individual.Some of these moms were abandoned by their significant others while some struggled to make ends meet […]

[WATCH] Heart-Tugging Hip Hop Songs Dedicated To Mama

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Every year on Mother’s Day, women everywhere are lifted up for the love and guidance they give their children. Not only reserved for women who birthed children, but anyone that has stepped up to be a role model to a child. Nurturers, givers and selfless women who put others before themselves. Despite our valiant efforts many of […]

[WATCH] DMX’s Homegoing Celebration At Barclay’s Fit For A King

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Yesterday, the late rapper DMX was honored in a beautiful tribute held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.Motorcycles, four-wheelers, and dirt bikes revved down NYC streets blasting DMX songs surrounding his bright red casket on top of a monster truck.The services started with Kanye West’s Sunday Service choir who turned it out with a […]

Balenciaga & Yeezy Drop Off DMX Tribute

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Previous reports suggested that rappers DMX and Kanye ‘Yeezy’ West planned to collaborate after X appeared at Kanye’s church services. Both rappers have forever marked their names in hip hop and publicly expressed themselves to the world. Following DMX’s untimely passing, it’s no strange surprise that the MC turned fashion mogul would create a tribute to […]

[WATCH] Who Was George Floyd Before He Was Viciously Murdered?


George Floyd was a 47-year-old black man murdered by police during an arrest after a store clerk said he passed a counterfeit $20 bill in Minneapolis.Derek Chauvin, one of four police officers who arrived on the scene, knelt on Floyd’s neck and back for 9 minutes and 29 seconds killing him. Visit for more […]

[WATCH] Murdered On Sight: Another Dream Deferred

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Last night, the world celebrated justice finally being served when the guilty verdict was announced for former officer Derek Chauvin.That celebration was short lived as it was simultaneously announced that 15-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant was killed by an Ohio Police officer.  Visit for more information The horrendous killing was caught on video which quickly leaked […]

[WATCH] Two Depressed Brothers Murder Entire Family And Claim ‘Gun Control In US Is A Joke’

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Bangladeshi brothers 19-year-old Farhan Towhid and 21-year-old Tanvir Towhid allegedly killed their family after struggling with mental illness for years.Farhan, specifically, suffered from depression since he was in the ninth grade and had an extensive history of self-harm.The 2 men left behind an eerie 12-page note initially linked to Farhan’s Instagram page. The note detailed […]

Former Bad Boy Records Rapper Black Rob Passes Away At 51-Years Old

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It’s with regret we report that rapper Black Rob has passed away. Mark Curry, one of Rob’s collaborators on Bad Boy in the early 2000s, shared a tearful video confirming his passing. Visit for more information “I wanna thank everybody for the donations … Rob passed away. Bout an hour ago.” he said. “I […]

[WATCH] Dating Coach Kevin Samuels Tells Joe Budden Why He Rates Saweetie A 6

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‘Dating consultant’ Kevin Samuels sat down with Joe Budden on The Joe Budden Podcast and shared that he rates rapper Saweetie an adjustable 6.He then commenced to rate several celebrity women and what they are worth based on his scale. He said that women think they are 10’s but it’s simply not true. Visit […]