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[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 […]

[WATCH] NJ Woman Stranded In Barbados After Volcano Erupts In Saint Vincent

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Destiny Bean traveled from Bayonne, New Jersey for an extended girls weekend in Barbados. She arrived one day before a volcano erupted on the nearby island of Saint Vincent and now she’s stuck by herself in Barbados. Her friend missed her flight and Destiny’s luggage never made it, forcing her to wear a towel in […]

[WATCH] How The Original BBD Dancers Influenced The Golden Era Of Choreography

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The original dancers for Bell Biv DeVoe, Str8 Ahead, take us back on Soul Train BET to one of the most memorable times in hip hop.  Visit for more information Debra Moton, Nikita Leone, Towilla ‘Tee, Marzella ‘Pluke’ Lewis Most known for their infamous ‘Poison’ choreography and influence on B.B.D’.s fashion style, these women […]

[WATCH] Fired Police Officer Vindicated After Breaking Up Chokehold 15-Years Ago

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After 12-years, the State Supreme Court vacated a previous ruling that upheld fired Buffalo Police officer Cariol Horne and she will now receive her full pension. Visit for more information Judge Dennis Ward issued the ruling Tuesday, writing “While the Eric Garners and the George Floyds of the world never had a chance for […]

Remembering DMX: A Personal Story


Beloved rapper/actor/philanthropist DMX passed away last Friday at the tender age of 50.After a week-long battle in the hospital, family, friends—and the entire hip hop community said goodbye to the New York rapper. Visit for more information It’s difficult to write about someone that the world is attached to artistically when you know the […]

Army Lieutenant Suing Virginia Police Officers That Pepper Sprayed Him


An army lieutenant in the U.S. Army is suing two Virginia police officers after a shocking video was released last week.In the video, the officers drew their guns, pointed them at him and pepper-sprayed him before knocking him to the ground. Visit for more information The body camera footage shows Caron Nazario, who is Black […]

[WATCH] Rapper Black Rob Speaks On DMX From Hospital Bed

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A video of rapper Black Rob in the hospital appeared on social media over the weekend and fans are worried about his health. Visit for more information The exact cause of his hospitalization has not been revealed yet. Fans learned about Black Rob’s condition after  DJ Self posted a video of him on his […]

NBA YoungBoy Denied Bond And Labeled ‘A Danger To The Community’

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Last month Baton Rouge rapper NBA Youngboy, real name Kentrell Gaulden, was arrested in LA after fleeing from a vehicle that had been pulled over with a gun inside. Following the arrest which was caught on camera, NBA YoungBoy, has been ordered to remain in custody until his trial date. Visit for more information […]

[WATCH] Influencer Unboxes Lil Nas X’s Satan Shoe ‘Energy Made Me Trash Them’

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Everyone has been talking about Lil Nas X’s new satan sneakers.Nike just announced they have no affiliation with the shoe production and is suing the company responsible. Nike accuses MSCHF Product Studio, Inc. of trademark infringement over the designer’s 666 pairs of modified Nike sneakers made in collaboration with the “Old Town Road” singer. All […]

[WATCH] Head Of CDC Fears New Surge In COVID-19 And Urges Americans To ‘Hold On’

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Dr. Rochelle Walensky said that she feels “impending doom” about another surge of COVID-19 as the country averages more than 60,000 cases a day. Recent studies show hospitalizations have increased in 17 states. Visit for more information “I’m gonna lose the script and I’m going to reflect on the recurring feeling I have of […]