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8 Must-See Panels at This Years’ A3C Conference & Festival

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It’s that time of year again when Hip-Hop heads far and wide descend upon the self-proclaimed Capital of the South for what many have dubbed as Hip-Hop’s family reunion:  the A3C (All 3 Coasts) Conference and Festival. With the addition of new programming tailored to cover all aspects of the industry including the all-new Creator […]

U-God of Wu-Tang Clan Has a Memoir On The Way

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While we await the October 13th arrival of that The Saga Continues Wu-Tang Clan outing, member U-God, born Lamont Hawkins, has been cooking up a piece of work of his own in the form of a new book, RAW: My Journey Into the Wu-Tang Clan. Set for release in March of 2018, the book will serve […]

Jaye Newton Makes His Debut with “Real Men Wear Pink”

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Ellenwood, Georgia is a suburb just southeast of Atlanta, and to some, is known specifically as the point of origin of the Crime Mob collective. Aside from that, it goes quiet, typically grouped together and generalized with a simple “Atlanta” whenever a resident is prompted on where they’re from. But it’s quite the opposite for […]

Donald Trump’s Withdraws Steph Curry’s White House Invitation

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Oh, (y)our beloved POTUS. There’s never a dull moment where Donald Trump is concerned and while most of the country has their eyes on an imminent nuclear threat and the devastation of natural disasters throughout the mainland’s coasts and island territories, the President of the United States has managed to make headlines this weekend for […]

Bianca Bonnie Drops Off New Feels via “Issa Vibe”

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We were first introduced to Bianca Bonnie in 2007. At the time, she was going by the name Young B and was the voice behind DJ Webstar’s infectiously-catchy “Chicken Noodle Soup” anthem. She made her return to the spotlight once more after landing a leading role in VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop reality show, chronicling her […]

G Herbo Talks Inspiration Behind “Humble Beast” Debut

G Herbo’s debut Welcome to Fazoland mixtape arrived in September of 2012, officially, and rightfully entering him into the ranks of the rising class of Hip-Hop’s future. Now five years later, give or take a few days, Herbo will finally unleash his long-awaited studio debut in the form of Humble Beast, set to invade speakers […]

Despite No Popcaan, Unruly Claims Crown at Red Bull Culture Clash

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What a night. Red Bull Culture Clash is only a few hours away and returning champion Popcaan has just announced that due to unforeseen circumstances he will not be joining his crew Unruly onstage as they battle it out with three other contenders. #STRONGERNOW?? A post shared by 876GUD (@popcaanmusic) on Aug 25, 2017 at […]

[STREAM] Red Bull Culture Clash Debuts In Atlanta

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The Red Bull Culture Clash is, quite possibly, one of the greatest things to happen to music. This time last year, the stage was set in London’s O2 Arena as 4 crews reperesenting Hip-Hop, UK Garage & Grime, and Dancehall, respectively, battled it out in a show of epic proportions. For those unfamiliar with the […]

AirBnb Brings On Danny Glover as Inclusion Adviser

Hospitality service AirBnb has been the subject of much criticism in the past for its enabling of discrimination on its home-sharing platform. In a slew of public relations initiatives, the company has attempted to clean house in displaying its push for diversity and inclusion and its latest move comes with bringing actor and notable activist Danny […]

Rihanna Launches “Dollar Campaign” For Global Education

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In tandem with her Clara Lionel Foundation, founded in 2012 in honor of her grandparents Clara and Lionel Braithewate, Rihanna has announced a new initiative that will go towards benefitting young girls in need of an education in Malawi while giving fans a chance to earn a ticket to her lauded Diamond Ball. This new […]

Logic’s “Everybody” Album Officially Goes Gold

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Logic has earned another plaque as his critically-acclaimed Everybody album officially achieves the status of being certified Gold. In just under two months, the rapper’s third studio album has pushed 500,000 units to receive the distinction from the RIAA. Congratulations @Logic301. #Everybody is a Gold Album in less than two months, and ALL of your studio […]

Wu-Tang Clan Butt Heads Over Mayweather & McGregor

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In a special episode of Montreality, the Canadian outlet has put out a previously unseen snippet from an interview conducted with members of the Wu-Tang Clan back in June. This time around, we get a glimpse into their debate on who will come out as the victor in the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight […]

University of Texas Removes Four Confederate Statues

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In the wake of the violent Charlottesville rally that left one dead, and multiple others injured, the Univerity of Texas at Austin has made the immediate decision to remove four statues of individuals with Confederate ties from the campus’ South Mall. Bronze statues of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Albert Sidney Johnston and Confederate Postmaster […]

‘Girls Trip’ Makes History, Surpasses $100 Million Mark

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Congratulations are in order for the breakout comedy of this season, Girls Trip, as it has officially made history after passing the $100 million mark, becoming the first film written by, directed by, starring, and produced by African-Americans to do so. Starring Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Regina Hall, and Tiffany Haddish, Girls Trip is written […]

Saba Makes His Return With “There You Go”

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard from the Chicago-reared Saba on the solo tip. We’re happy to report that the drought is over as he returns with his latest single “There You Go.” Co-produced by Oakland’s own Daoud and Saba himself, “There You Go” is treated to a backdrop draped in jazz influences, making for […]

Kid Cudi Announces “Passion, Pain, & Demon Slayin” Tour

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Kid Cudi is hitting the road this fall. While his 2017 has been relatively silent since the release of his Passion, Pain, and Demon Slayin album in the last quarter of 2016, Kid Cudi has announced plans to embark on a 27-city tour across North America. It was two months before the project dropped in […]

J. Cole to Produce PBS Series “Raising Bertie”

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J. Cole is teaming up with filmmaker Margaret Byrne to place the spotlight on three black men growing up in rural North Carolina. The new docuseries Raising Bertie will follow Reginald “Junior” Askew, David “Bud” Perry, and Davonte “Dada” Harrell from a point-of-view perspective in their native Bertie County, an area that houses a little […]

Bruno Mars Donates $1 Million to Flint Water Crisis

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It was Saturday night that Bruno Mars brought his 24k Magic show to a sold out crowd in Michigan at the Palace of Auburn Hills, and by the time the show was over the multi-instrumentalist and singer pledged a donation of $1 million to the Flint water crisis. “I’m very thankful to the Michigan audience […]

DMX On House Arrest After Failing Four Drug Tests

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DMX has avoided jail time and has instead been placed under house arrest in the wake of a handful of violations. TMZ reports that X reportedly showed up 30  minutes lates to his bail bond hearing in New York following his indictment on tax evasion charges. The stipulations of the rapper’s bail included the prohibition […]

Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates The Birth of Hip-Hop

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates an essential nugget of Hip-Hop history. The backstory of August 11, 1973 is that it marks the day the legendary DJ Kool Herc invented the concept of the “break” during a back-to-school party he threw in New York City’s Bronx borough. Instead of playing a record in full, Herc created a […]