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PnB Rock Earns First Platinum Single with “Selfish”

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One time for Philadelphia as PnB Rock has officially earned his title as a Platinum recording artist. As of July 7, 2017, the RIAA has certified the newcomer’s “Selfish” has having officially pushed over 1 million units. It was back in June of 1026 that PnB dropped of the Needlz and Donut-produced cut. Advertisement Since […]

Take A Listen to This Previously Unreleased Fugees Track

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Saturday night Funkmaster Flex had what he called an exclusive in the form of a new Fugees track. Sure enough, he dropped off the cut on his Hot 97 set later on in the evening. But, it turns out the track was actually an old song that was brewing in the rap group’s archives for […]

Donald Glover, Tracee Ellis Ross, Viola Davis, and More Earn Emmy Nods

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Thursday morning [July 13], the Emmy Awards Show announced this year’s nominations as the season gets underway. The usual suspects made their way onto the nomination block in the forms of Tracee Ellis Ross and Viola Davis, as Donald Glover also secured a nomination for his Atlanta series. Ross’s Black-ish is in the running for […]

Unreleased Michael Jackson Album Up For Auction

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In the time since Michael Jackson’s death in 2009, fans haven’t been gifted with much of an extensive catalog of posthumous tracks or projects. Other than the releases of Michael and Xscape, the well is been practically dry for someone who was notorious for the exhaustive amount of time he spent in a studio. July […]

The Black Opera Talks New Project, Prodigy, and Battle of Old & New

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The age-old battle between the old and the new finds itself at the very center of one of Hip-Hop’s greatest debates in recent times.  While the mainstream has provided prime examples of seasoned artists evolving with the times, there remains a cluster of emcees who have chosen to stick to the formula. In truth, both […]

On The Rise: Mike Floss Is Nashville’s Best Kept Secret

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The state of Hip-Hop in Nashville is at an awkward crossroads. While it’s neighboring Memphis is at the root of some of Hip-Hop’s greatest sounds, the city’s claim to fame comes mainly as the Country Music Capital of the world, leaving a major void that a talented spectrum of artists are looking to fill. Enter […]

Watch Vic Mensa Bring the Jokes on ‘Wild N’ Out’

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Nick Cannon’s Wild N’ Out is always a good laugh and Vic Mensa made sure to keep the trend at an optimum during his visit to the comedy show. On the show, it seems that nothing is off limits and the Chicago native ran with it, alluding to Cannon’s  divorce to Mariah Carey, even calling out […]

Prodigy Honored With Queensbridge Mural

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While Mobb Deep’s Prodigy did a great sure at securing his legacy through song, the late rapper’s memory will now live on visually as two artist have come together to create a mural in his honor. It was Thursday [July 6] that artists Jeff Henriquez and Eli Lazar also known as Eli-Eos unveiled a painting of […]

Kanye West Officially Departs from Tidal

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Following JAY-Z’s 4:44 release, rumors began to circulate surrounding his relationship with fellow emcee Kanye West, also bringing to light West’s decision to part ways with the former’s Tidal streaming platform. As orginally reported, the plans to leave Tidal had nothing to do with Jay and Ye’s personal beef, but rather monetary issues where West says […]

Denzel Curry Has a Message for Rappers Performing Over Vocals

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Denzel Curry is a pretty electric performer. To this I can testify. But, true performance in rap is  hard to come by. In a generation where vibes often take precedence over raw talent, it’s easy to get sucked into a mindset where artistry loses value. It was during an interview on “Sway in The Morning” that the […]

Prince’s Drummer, John Blackwell Jr., Dead at 43

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Seasoned drummer, John Blackwell Jr. has passed away at the age of 43. Blackwell, diagnosed with a brain tumor last year, is most known for his work as a drummer for the late Prince, working with the entertainer for over a decade. Before joining Prince, he played with Patti Labelle for three years, appearing on […]

Man Who Fatally Shot Teen In “Road Rage” Episode Arrested

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18-year old Bianca Roberson had just graduated high school in the spring and was preparing herself to attend Jacksonville State University in the fall. However, that chapter came to a tragic close before it ever began after the teen was fatally shot in the head by another driver in an extreme and excessive case of […]

Chance The Rapper Donates His Grammy to Chicago Museum

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Less than 24 hours before he was to be honored with BET’s Humanitarian Award, Chance The Rapper  was busy making generous strides as he announced his decision to donate one of his Grammy trophies to Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African-American History. It was Saturday night [June 24] that Chano made the announcement at the museum’s Night […]

Halle Berry Says Her Oscar Win Did Nothing for Diversity in Hollywood

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According to Halle Berry her historic Oscar win in 2002 hasn’t done much to reshape the racial landscape of Hollywood. During a talk with Teen Vogue’s editor-in-chief, Elaine Welteroth at this year’s Cannes Lions Festival, she discussed her sentiments about the boycott that took place in 2015 against the Oscars after a noticeable shutout of nominees […]

[PREMIERE] Felly Debuts “Deathbus to Zion” ft. Peter $un

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Rapper and producer Felly just graduated from the University of Southern California. When he wasn’t busy churning out projects and hitting the road with his band, the L.A transplant was completing a Bachelors in Music Industry, learning the ins-and-outs of a landscape in which he hopes to leave his mark. Currently in preparations for the […]

On The Rise: KGoon Makes His Debut With “Tables Turn”

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KGoon’s been waiting on this moment, Raised in Montreal, the predominantly french-speaking city approximately 340 miles miles east of Toronto, the young rapper has been part of a music renaissance in a city with a slew talent left often overlooked. And as he delivers his debut release, Goon is making sure that all eyes are […]

Big Boi Reveals An Outkast-ATCQ Album Was In The Works

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It was last week, as one-half of duo Outkast, Big Boi made his rounds promoting his latest solo album Boomiverse that he stopped by New York’s Hot 97 and made a striking revelation. Sitting down with Peter Rosenberg and Laura Stylez, he mentioned that Outkast and A Tribe Called Quest were actually in the process of […]