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Happy 48th Birthday to ‘The Dragon’ Busta Rhymes!

On this day in Hip-Hop History, we celebrate the birth of one of the most flamboyant and ostentatious personalities in Hip Hop. Today in 1972, the legend Busta Rhymes was born in Brooklyn, New York. The 11-Time Grammy nominee and Flipmode Squad frontman has served as an unsung hero for the culture. This is not to […]

Malcolm X’s Top 10 Influences In Hip Hop Music has put together a classic list honoring the legacy and works of the man who made intelligence cool in Hip Hop music Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little also known to many as El-Hajj Malik El Shabazz, was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist born in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 19, 1925. He […]

‘Twilight’ Actor Gregory Boyce Dead at Age 30 From Apparent Overdose

According to a statement on social media from his mother, Twilight actor Gregory Boyce and his girlfriend were found dead in their apartment in Las Vegas. Boyce was 30 years old. Even though an official cause of death has yet to be announced, law enforcement officials say that they found a powdery white substance on […]

[WATCH] Trump Aide: China Used Travelers to ‘Seed Coronavirus Infections

While scientists and government officials are trying to find a solution to contain the deadly COVID-19 virus, the Trump administration insists that China needs to take responsibility for the pandemic faced by the United States, with at least one aide alleging that China purposely sent infected travelers to American shores. In an ABC News interview, […]

[WATCH] LL Cool J Says He’s Down For Verzuz Battle With Nas

With Swizz Beatz seemingly playing the role of Don King in the Verzuz world of battles of the hits, the matchups and the challenges keep on coming, but this potential Queens-boro battle between the generations might be something of a legend. While on IG Live with Swizz, rap icon LL Cool J was asked about […]

Touchmoney Cease Releases His “Orange Soda” Visual

“Touchmoney Cease” Drops A Music Video To His Freestyle Over “Orange Soda” 05/19/2020 For His Birthday. The Music Video Was Filmed & Directed By Videographer Reilly Balcom And Shot In Schenectady NY. This Song Was Released Through “Touch Money Militia LLC” Which Is An Independent Company Owned By Artist “Touchmoney Cease”

518’s DJLeach drops “My Year”

On 5/18, the day that represents his area code, Upstate New York recording artist DJLeach dropped “My Year,” an upbeat, uplifting track about his hard work and personal investments. When DJLeach raps “I don’t even get to sleep, but you could argue that I do because I’m working on my dreams,” it is easy to […]

New Canadian Study Reportedly Says Marijuana May Prevent The Coronavirus

According to a study being conducted at Canada’s University of Lethbridge, scientists are now theorizing that certain marijuana strains could possibly prevent COVID-19 infection. Researchers at the Calgary college have studied over 400 strains of weed and have concluded that at least a dozen strains aided in preventing the Coronavirus from finding a host in […]

Usher Criticized For Saying Nicki Minaj is a ‘Product of Lil Kim’

After a brief chop-up session with Swizz Beatz on Instagram Live, which including a conversation about the Nelly vs. Ludacris Verzuz battle and the wifi issues faced by the Country Grammar rapper. Swizz opened up the convo to a possible Verzuz battle between Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj, which led the “Yeah” singer to offer […]

Universal Pictures Slated to Reboot Brian De Palma’s 1983 ‘Scarface’

Known for its “started from the bottom, now we’re here” storyline, the iconic 1983 Scarface flick starring Al Pacino will be remade by Universal Pictures. Written by the Coen brothers Joel and Ethan, Scarface will be produced by Dylan Clark for his Dylan Clark Productions and will star actor Diego Luna as “Tony Montana.” The […]

Princeton University Names Its First Black Valedictorian

2020 maybe a difficult pill to swallow with all of the unfortunate events occurring, however, for Nicholas Johnson, this year will be historic for him and his Ivy League school. The Canadian engineering major has been officially named as Princeton University’s first Black valedictorian; the first one in the school’s 274 year history. Johnson took […]