Alana is - among other things - a journalist, on-air host and Rutgers University graduate with a passion for the art of the English language in both its written and spoken forms. She fell in love with radio in college where she initially got involved at the university's station out of sheer boredom; after hearing how positively her peers received her performance, a vision for something bigger was born. Her mission is simple. For her voice to be heard, and for it to impact the world. Currently, you can hear her live on The One Day Show every Monday from 8-10pm on And, of course, you can keep up with her contributions to right here.

Love And Hip Hop’s Tara Tells All At Take It Personal


Cipha Sounds invites Tara to “Take It Personal” 2014’s inaugural edition of hip hop’s favorite comedy show went down Friday Jan 10 at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater on New York’s Lower East Side hosted by one of your favorite voices on the FM airwaves, Cipha Sounds. Advertisement Per usual, Cipha and his comedic clan […]

Which Yankee’s being accused of having three-ways with prostitutes in new book?


A new book alleges one of the Yanks’ habits of bringing hookers home in pairs. Author Michael Gross is outing the lewd lifestyles led by the international elite in his forthcoming book House of Outrageous Fortune: Fifteen Central Park West, the World’s Most Powerful Address. The address has been home to the likes of Denzel Washington, NASCAR’s […]

Angel Haze Kicks Off #30GOLD Campaign

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Angel Haze kicks off her #30GOLD campaign with new freestyles over two of this year’s favorites. Angel Haze clearly recognizes the power of social media interactions. If you’re up on her, you’ve probably noticed how she avidly uses twitter, YouTube, and Facebook alike to communicate with her fan-base, and disseminate the latest in Haze news […]

Watch Jay Z’s Full “Made In America” Documentary

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Jay Z premiered his “Made In America” documentary last night, and in case you missed it, we’ve got you covered.  The second annual Made In America music festival was held in Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia this past Labor Day Weekend. This time around, the founder of the Anheuser-Busch sponsored event decided to capture its […]

Recap: Cipha Sounds Invites Lil Cease To Take It Personal

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Cipha Sounds and his Tribe Called Yes take Hip Hop personally He’s most commonly known for his role as one of the hosts of Hot 97’s (WQHT-FM) morning drive. In addition to his gigs as radio persona and disc jockey both on the station where hip hop lives and beyond, Cipha Sounds passionately pursues the […]

2013 Soul Train Award Nominations: Kendrick Controls The Most Categories

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The 2013 Soul Train Award nominees are in, and Kendrick Lamar earned himself six nominations.  The 26th annual award show that’s got the most soul will air on December 1st on BET and Centric TV with special host, funnyman Anthony Anderson. The awards will be presented on November 8th at the Orleans Arena in Las […]

Azealia Banks Drops Her “Count Contessa”


Azealia Banks drops the first single from her sophomore project. Earlier today, little Miss Banks from the “212” dropped a track to demonstrate her “two kinds of potential.” Advertisement “Count Contessa” is the first single off of Azealia Banks‘ forthcoming sophomore album Fantasea II: The Second Wave. The electro dance-meets-hip hop cut was produced by […]

Syria Accepts Russian Chemical Weapons Proposal


Syria has accepted a proposal from Russia aimed at averting President Obama from taking military action. As a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, Russia has leveraged its position – and its alliance with Syria – to petition Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem to put Syria’s chemical weapons sites under international control. Advertisement Russian Foreign […]

Sean Kingston Drops Visuals For “Seasonal Love” Featuring Wale


Sean Kingston confesses his “Seasonal Love” As the end of summer draws near, Sean Kingston assures the object of his affection that their love is for all seasons. In celebration of the release of his third studio album Back 2 Life, the Jamaican singer let loose visuals for his Wale-assisted cut from the project called “Seasonal […]

Twerking Gone Wrong! Jimmy Kimmel Interviews Infamous Twerker


Jimmy Kimmel lands the first interview with the world’s most talked about twerker Garnering over 9 million views in less than a week, our favorite  girl whose living room booty bounce caught her up in flames might be considered some sort of a YouTube sensation. Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the funnyman announced that […]

Ariel Castro’s Family First Learned Of His Suicide Via Media

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Ariel Castro – the Cleveland kidnapper – killed himself on Tuesday night. Despite pleading guilty to a total of 937 crimes, the man who committed heinous atrocities against three innocent Cleveland women was dodging the death penalty at all costs. In fact, he plead guilty to that sum of charges – which included murder, kidnapping, […]

Caskey Lets Loose Visuals For “Show Me Some”


Caskey ain’t really feelin the bandwagoners tryna praise him. On “Show Me Some,” The YMCMB-representative vents about the deejays, fans and fellow artists that have only been showing him love since he got a buzz…or, more specifically, a deal with Cash Money. Advertisement Producer Myles William is credited for the beat. The Florida native takes us to Paris in […]

Rapsody, Phonte And Jay Electronica Live By The “Jedi Code”


Rapsody enlisted Phonte and Jay Electronica to assist her on “Jedi Code.” Rapsody took to twitter to let followers of the Jamla militia know that she’d be giving them something special around midnight on the eve of her She Got Game mixtape release. Advertisement Shortly after, she delivered this 9th Wonder production featuring his fellow Little […]

It’s “PrimeTime” For Janelle Monae And Miguel

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Janelle Monae recruited Miguel for “PrimeTime” The soulful, avant-garde songstress who’s gearing up to release her album – The Electric Lady – next month hit us with her latest single today featuring Miguel. Advertisement When this song comes on, it’s prime time for a slow grind with your lover…or anyone in the vicinity you may […]