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Big Boi Unveils New Tour Dates

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On the heels of his freshest release Boomiverse, Big Boi has announced his plans to once again take his show on the road for his latest “Daddy Fat Saxxx” Tour. It is on September 2nd that the veteran emcee will kick off the first leg of the tour in Chicago at the North Coast Music […]

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Is Most Profitable Film of 2017

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Jordan Peele’s independent film Get Out has officially earned the distinction of most profitable film of the year. The horror flick cost about $4.5 million to make and took approximately $30 million in advertising. Ultimately, the film has raked in $250 million worldwide, leaving a profit of $217 million behind and securing a 630 percent […]

Harvard’s Incoming Class is Majority Non-White

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In a snippet of good news, Harvard University’s incoming class of freshman is one of its most diverse in recent years. Not too far behind the stride’s this year’s graduating class took in creating the very first Black graduate commencement ceremony, the prestigious Ivy League has accepted a class that is 50.8% non-white, giving minorities […]

LL Cool J Becomes First Hip-Hop Honoree of Kennedy Center

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Despite not being too heavily involved on the music tip in recent times, LL Cool J’s contributions to what we know as Hip-Hop are pretty much undeniable, with the rap vet’s catalog placing him up there alongside words like icon and legend. It seems that the Hip-Hop community isn’t the only collective appreciative of to […]

Tory Lanez Says His New Album Is Done

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It was around this time last year that Canadian-born singer and rapper Tory Lanez dropped off his debut I Told You album. Now, wasting no time, the “Say It” crooner has announced that his sophomore effort is ready to go, save for a few minor details. “The album is done ! Finishing Clearance and Art […]

Andre 3000 Reveals An Outkast Reunion Album May Never Come

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In a recent interview with Complex, Andre 3000 of duo Outkast seemed to extinguish all hope of fans ever receiving a reunion album from him and partner Big Boi. “It’s really just an excitement thing, and where I am in life. I kind of like not being a part of [rap], now that I’ve done […]

Amid Allegations, R. Kelly cancels Four Tour Dates

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A few weeks after deciding to continue his After Party tour run amid allegations of running a sex cult, singer R. Kelly has canceled four shows. TMZ reports that two of Kelly’s shows in Louisiana and one show in Dallas and another in Los Angeles have been called off due to poor ticket sales. “The […]

Beyonce Reportedly Has New Documentary On the Way

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Beyonce may be working on releasing a follow-up to 2013’s “Life Is But A Dream” documentary. According to new reports, Queen Bey is gearing up for the release of a new film that will chronicle her pregnancy with Sir and Rumi Carter as well as the creation of her Lemonade album. READ MORE: BEYONCE HEAVILY INVOLVED […]

Rich The Kid Joins Delivery Boys on “Pissed Off”

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Brooklyn-reared collective the Delivery Boys are coming in strong. Consisting of Lost Boy, Goldwood, Max Gertler, Fresh1, and Tyrin, the group came up in New York City, making music together with their talents extending through rapping and producing. Gearing up for their upcoming EP, the group is set to release a flurry of music in the […]

N.O.R.E. Reveals Why Prodigy’s Mural Was Defaced

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According to N.O.R.E., Prodigy’s mural would have never lasted. Recently, the rap veteran and Drink Champs host stepped into The Breakfast Club on New York’s Power 105, and among topics discussed were the death of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy and the his short-lived posthumous mural. First put up in the late rapper’s native Queensbridge, the tribute […]

PartyNextDoor Under Fire After Tweet About Jews

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PartyNextDoor, like most of his associates in the OVO camp, is pretty well-versed in keeping a low profile. For the most part, the Canadian-born singer and songwriter does his work from behind the scenes, staying out of public controversy give or take a Snapchat rant or two. Most recently, however, he’s been the subject of […]

DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts” Goes Platinum

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Released only in June, the de facto anthem of of ‘summer seventeen,’ “Wild Thoughts,” has officially moved over one million units, earning its status as a platinum record. A product of DJ Khaled’s Grateful album, “Wild Thoughts,” written by PartyNextDoor, boast vocals from both Rihanna and Bryson Tiller and has dominated summer’s soundtrack alongside Khaled’s most […]

Here’s Why Rick Ross Hasn’t Signed A Woman to MMG Yet

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Rick Ross’s Maybach Music Group (MMG) imprint has without a doubt found itself in the ranks as one of Hip-Hop’s most dominant labels in modern times. But, similar to its industry equals, the label has lacked in the department of female rappers, having never signed one in its 8-year history. Recently, in a stop with […]

Wale Says He’ll Be “Leaving For A While”

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Wale’s Shine album arrived in late April of this year, and three months after the debut of his fifth studio album, the rapper has announced his plans to step back for a while. It was on Sunday [July 23] that the D.C.-reared emcee took to Instagram to post a photo that shows him sitting in […]

Common Donates $10,000 to Arts School in Harlem

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Rapper Common most recently displayed his generosity after donating $10,000 to Harlem’s Renaissance School of the Arts in partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org. The money will be aid the institution in purchasing more art supplies and science instruments. “I always felt like one of my biggest duties and purposes is to hit the youth with something that’s […]

Baltimore Police Officer Records Himself Planting Evidence

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The Baltimore Police Department is now under fire after footage of an officer planting evidence has surfaced. It was on Wednesday [July 19] that the city’s local Fox 45 ran an exclusive that featured footage of the police officer hiding drugs in a crime scene, failing to realize that his body cam was recording. In […]

Brooklyn Playground Renamed After the Notorious B.I.G.

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Among the slew of tributes that pepper the borough of Brooklyn in honor of the late Notorious B .I.G., a city councilman has now announced plans to rename a playground after the rapper in his native Bedford-Stuyvesant. Councilman Robert Cornegy has announced his plans to cut the ribbon at what is now the Crispus Attucks Playground […]

Hip-Hop is Most Popular Genre For First Time in History

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For the first time in U.S. History, Hip-Hop is now the most popular genre in music, surpassing the previous title-holder of Rock & Roll. According to Nielsen Music’s mid-year report, which classifies Hip-Hop and R&B within the same category, both genres currently compose 25.1 percent of all music consumed in the United States. While the […]