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Lil Tjay Wounded in Shooting, Undergoes Emergency Surgery

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Lil Tjay is undergoing emergency surgery after being shot in New Jersey. According to TMZ, Tjay was shot after midnight in Edgewater and is currently in surgery. Visit for more information There were two shooting locations, one was a Chipotle and the other was at an Exxon Gas Station that was nearby. There was […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Shakur Stevenson Talks Oscar Valdez, Trailblazing & More

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An 0 must go. Visit for more information Undefeated WBO junior lightweight titlist Shakur Stevenson (17-0), one of the best pound-4-pound boxers in the world and self-proclaimed “smartest boxer in the sport,” faces his biggest challenge yet this Saturday night (April 30) when he fights WBC champ Oscar Valdez (30-0) to unify the super […]

NJ Councilman-Elect Apologizes For Wearing Blackface Halloween Costume

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A councilman-elect in a tiny South Jersey borough is apologizing for wearing a blackface Halloween costume. Visit for more information Vincent Kelly, a Republican elected to the Pitman Borough Council in Gloucester County, wore a blackface Flava Flav costume in 2008 and shared a photo of it to social media. It was his Facebook […]

Coi Leray Graduates From Montclair High School After Dropping Out At 16

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Coi Leray’s success with songs like “Better Things” and “BigPurr (Prrdd)” took her music career to new heights in 2021. In addition to dropping songs that trended on social media platforms like Tik Tok, the rapper has inspired one of the most popular braided hairstyles this summer. Visit for more information Although the No […]

ICYMI: 700 Pound George Floyd Statue Placed In New Jersey For Juneteenth

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New Jersey commemorates George Floyd with a 700 pound bronze statue. Visit for more information A statue of George Floyd was unveiled this week in front of Newark City Hall in New Jersey.  The 700 ound bronze statue honors the life of George Floyd, who was murdered in police custody last year. His widely viewed […]

George Floyd Statue To Be Placed In New Jersey

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New Jersey commemorates George Floyd with a new statue. Visit for more information A statue of George Floyd will be unveiled today in front of Newark City Hall in New Jersey.  The statue honors the life of George Floyd, who was murdered in police custody last year. His widely viewed death was able to elevate […]

Queen Latifah to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor at 2021 BET Awards

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Queen Latifah is being recognized for paving the way for female MCs.  It was announced in a press release Monday that Queen Latifah is set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to Black music and pop culture at the 2021 BET Awards.  Visit for more information Queen Latifah has been making […]

New Jersey Legalizes Adult Recreational Use Of Marijuana

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It is a new day as New Jersey becomes the 15th state in the country to completely legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Gov. Phil Murphy vowed to make this a priority during his term and has lived up to his word. Gov. Murphy signed three bills on Monday, Feb. 22nd to make it official […]

Fivio Foreign Arrested On Assault Charges in NJ

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According to court documents posted by DJ Akademiks on IG, Brooklyn rapper Fivio Foreign was arrested over the weekend on simple assault charges on New Jersey. Visit for more information The arrest record shows that Fivio, whose real name is Maxie Ryles, was booked in Edgewater, New Jersey, but no more information is available […]

Kanye West Withdraws Petition to Appear On NJ Presidential Ballot

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According to a report from the Associated Press, music mogul and long-shot presidential hopeful Kanye West was forced to withdraw from the New Jersey ballot. Visit for more information An email thread between Administrative Law Judge Gail Cookson and what AP describes as “an unidentified person writing from a Kanye 2020 address” confirmed the withdrawal, […]

Three People Charged Following 700 Person New Jersey Airbnb Party

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After spending three months in quarantine, and barely having a summer, most U.S. residents have reached their breaking point with the coronavirus restrictions, in efforts to save the summer season. That very decision is the reason why three New Jerseyans have been charged with violating Governor Phil Murphy’s executive order that limits outdoor gatherings to […]

Tsu Surf Releases New Project ‘MSYKM’ Feat. Dave East, Jim Jones, G Herbo, and More

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Newark, New Jersey artist Tsu Surf has today released his highly anticipated new 13-track project MSYKM, executively produced by Sharke & Clicqout on Raw Bunch records. Visit for more information The stacked release features the likes of Dave East, Jim Jones of Dipset, Chicago’s G Herbo, Shady Records’ Benny The Butcher, talented female rapper […]

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Released Spoken Word Piece That Lays Action Items

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The Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Ras Baraka, has released a powerful spoken-word piece demanding social justice. Visit for more information The new video for “What We Want,” features the Mayor and a microphone. Dancers with face paint reminiscent of characters in the movie “Dead Presidents”, also express his words through dance. The song […]

Hip-Hop Pioneer Eric B. Released From Jail in New Jersey

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Eric Barrier, who is best known to the Hip-Hop world as “Eric B.”, was released from jail in New Jersey after he was held for two weeks behind a 17-year-old warrant. Visit for more information The legendary DJ for rap icon Rakim came to court in Bergen County in an orange prison jumpsuit but […]

New Jersey Law to Require Schools to Teach LGBT History in School


What a requirement to come up with during Black History Month. Visit for more information New Jersey has become the second state in the United States following California’s lead to pass a law requiring schools to teach LGBT history in their classrooms. Under this latest move by the LGBT community, public schools must include […]

Tekashi 6ix9ine is Sued for Skipping Howard University’s Homecoming


Tekashi 6ix9ine is facing even more legal trouble in addition to his federal racketeering charges that can land him into prison for life. Visit for more information The Brooklyn rapper’s team was issued legal papers by Before Fame & DMV Events claiming that he owes $500,000 for canceling his performance at Howard University’s Homecoming […]