It is officially the week of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament. The CIAA is the first African-American athletic conference in the nation and in celebration of the 75th anniversary of ... Read Article
Disgraced Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine continues to bring down his former squad, with the Nine Trey's second in command being sentenced to 17 years in federal prison yesterday.
Tekashi, whose real name i... Read Article
Oprah Winfrey's iconic talk show is launching as a podcast according to PEOPLE.
Fans will get to enjoy 25 years of the beloved show on OWN. The talk show turned podcast will air 4,500 episodes starting from the very first episode on September 8, 1986, to t... Read Article
On this date in 1993, KRS-One and the rest of the Boogie Down Productions crew dropped the Sex And Violence album, which was the fifth and last album put out by the pioneering Bronx-based Hip Hop collective.
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After winning an Oscar for the critically-acclaimed animation, Hair Love, the director, Bruce W. Smith, paid tribute to Kobe Bryant.
The tribute might have been a surprise to some, but apparently the two we... Read Article
Tory Lanez announced that he will soon be a free agent. The Toronto rapper/singer revealed he will drop New Toronto 3 next month and it will close out his deal with Interscope Records.
Lan... Read Article
Getting signed and receiving a record deal, is the first goal of many for the majority of up and coming artists in the industry. Chicago rapper, 600 Breezy, who is currently promoting his newest single, "Uniqu... Read Article
If you had the intention of going to the Millenium 2 tour, then you might have a lucky surprise in store from your favorite "Grind On Me" boyband.
This week, The Shaderoom has dropped an exclusive snippet ... Read Article
Bill Cosby is riding for Harvey Weinstein, presumably because they are both in similar situations. Cosby has been using his social media accounts to express himself from behind bars.
“Here’s the question that should haunt all Americans, especially wealthy ... Read Article
Rhythm and Blues, usually abbreviated as R&B, surfaced the scene in the 1940s. Since the slow jam style of music has surfaced, many have grown to fall in love with the sound of some R&B legends includi... Read Article
2/24 means a lot to Vanessa Bryant. It is a combination of both her daughter Gianna’s jersey number (2) and her husband Kobe’s jersey (24). It was also the day of the “Celebration of Life” ceremony at the Stap... Read Article
After the brutal killing of Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke February 19, an outpour from the Hip-Hop community came to stop the senseless violence by several artists, especially those who got to know the "Dior" emcee up close and personal before his untimely demise... Read Article
As NBA watchers, we have seen the growing relationship between Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant who played together on the Los Angeles Lakers from 1996 to 2004. Today, Shaquille O'Neal, better known as Shaq, w... Read Article
The celebration of life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant on Monday was opened by a performance of "XO" and "Halo" by Beyoncé.
"I'm here because I love Kobe, and this was one of his favorite songs," Beyoncé shared... Read Article
DC Young Fly just made Black History Month much better.
The Wild N Out star stopped by The Breakfast Club recently to promote new music, being a student in addition to other projects he is working on. His new single, "24 hours," is currently available on a... Read Article
Jussie Smollett returned to court Monday morning in Chicago to enter not guilty pleas to renewed charges which alleged he staged a racist and homophobic attack against himself.
The former Empire star appear... Read Article
Justin Bieber is back on top of the Billboard 200 chart with his album Changes becoming his seventh No. 1 release.
Changes earned 231,000 equivalent-album units in the first week. Of that number 126,000 we... Read Article
With an argument that has continued for almost three years now, it's great that the disagreement between Eminem and Lord Jamar has finally come to some sort of resolve.
Recently, on Crooked I's Crooked Corner podcast, the great white hope of Hip-Hop made a... Read Article
The Paul Rosenberg era at Def Jam Recordings has come to an end. The seasoned industry vet stepped down from his role as Chairman & CEO to launch a new joint venture with Universal Music Group, Goliath Rec... Read Article
Cardi B has once again teamed up with Reebok for another modernized pair of sneakers. On Thursday, the mega footwear corporation released a 59-second ad featuring the "Please Me" rapper in a runway show takin... Read Article