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[WATCH] DMX Reads Bible Scripture To The World During COVID-19 Virus

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Rapper DMX has been no stranger to prayer and sharing his beliefs with his fans and the world. The legendary rapper gave a speech while quarantined to uplift everyone during this time. “God has given you time away from the distractions and everyday hustle, the things we came to think are important are not really important […]

[WATCH] CDC Adds Additional Coronavirus Symptoms To List

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now added more signs and symptoms for COVID-19. Originally the symptoms included coughing, fever, and shortness of breath. The new symptoms include muscle pain, headache, shaking chills, sore throat, and loss of taste or smell. These symptoms appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the […]

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Bottoms Called N-Word After Opposing Reopening of Georgia Businesses

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Chris Cuomo spoke to Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms about Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to reopen businesses across Georgia, amid coronavirus outbreaks. Her opposition to the governor’s decision caused her to receive racist messages. Gov. Brian Kemp’s decided to open establishments all over Georgia state despite scientists warning it could cause another wave of COVID-19 […]

[WATCH] Oprah Winfrey Says CDC is Not Being Honest

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Oprah Winfrey has expressed her concerns that the CDC is not being honest about the number of African-Americans killed by the coronavirus. Winfrey said the coronavirus outbreak is having a devastating impact on Black communities and she’s concerned that people aren’t getting the message about the risk of asymptomatic carriers. On CBS This Morning, Winfrey […]

[WATCH] Teddy Riley VS. Babyface: What We Really Wanted To See

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During latest chapter of Swizz Beatz‘ ongoing Verzuz battle series, R&B legends Babyface and Teddy Riley went head-to-head. 500,000 viewers tuned into the Instagram Live,  some dressed up and ready for a quarantine party only to face a bunch of ‘Can you hear me?’ and amateur technical issues. Now fans are roasting the hitmakers over […]

One Year Later: Inspired By Nipsey Hussle

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It’s been a year since the untimely death of rap star/philanthropist Nipsey Hussle but the gifts he shared still permeate throughout the world. Nipsey Hussle was one of the MC’s that stood for something. In an era where drugs, infidelity and violence were glorified through music, Nipsey brought the hood together. He gave the hood hope, […]

Happy 48th Birthday Timbaland

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Timothy Zachary Mosley aka Timbaland was born March 10, 1972, and has changed the production world by infusing his unique sonic sound. His legacy began when he created the sound for Ginuwine, and revamped Aaliyah for her second studio album One in a Million (1996) and Missy Elliott’s debut studio album Supa Dupa Fly. Timbaland […]

Today In Hip Hop History: 23 Years Ago Notorious B.I.G. Was Murdered

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I remember it like it was yesterday. 23 Years Ago Notorious B.I.G. was murdered. My favorite rapper of all times aka Biggie Smalls was shot four times in a drive by shooting in Los Angeles, California. He repped his hometown Brookyln and took NYC to the top in a time in hip hop that we […]

Lizzo Slams TikTok For Removing Her Bathing Suit Photos

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Grammy-award winning artist Lizzo has accused TikTok of removing her sexy bathing suit photos from the video-sharing app. The “Truth Hurts” singer, who posts regularly to the social media platform, sent a message to TikTok after she said videos of her in bathing suits were removed.  “TikTok keeps taking down my videos with me in my […]

Happy Birthday K. Michelle

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Reality star turned successful R&B singer K. Michelle rose to fame as the breakout star of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta after appearing as a regular cast member for two seasons.  Pouring her heart on the show about past allegations in the music industry, Michelle kept going until she reached the top of the […]

Floyd Mayweather Says He Can Help Deontay Wilder Beat Tyson Fury

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According to TMZ, Floyd Mayweather spoke at an event when an audience member asked him if Deontay Wilder could win in a rematch with Tyson Fury.  Mayweather then responded, “If I train him! If I train him, I can teach him how to win!” Floyd expressed his support via social media after Wilder lost to […]

Boogie Down Productions Released ‘Criminal Minded’ 33 Years Ago

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Boogie Down Productions released their debut album Criminal Minded 33 years ago on March 3, 1987. The album literally changed the face of hip hop at the time shifting the tone to a militant and intelligent point of view. The highly influential album featuring KRS-One and DJ Scott La Rock was the beginning of the […]

Happy 39th Birthday Lil Flip

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Today Lil Flip turns a freestyle and battle rapper before earning a record deal with Suckafree Records in 1999. Lil’ Flip is best known for his singles “The Way We Ball”, “Game Over” and “Sunshine”. U Gotta Feel Me, is his most successful album to date. Lil’ Flip’s label Columbia restructured and Flip ended up […]