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Kanye West Withdraws Petition to Appear On NJ Presidential Ballot

Kanye West Withdraws Petition to Appear On NJ Presidential Ballot

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. 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, further stating, “At this time, […]

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 […]

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. 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 is the title track to […]

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. The legendary DJ for rap icon Rakim came to court in Bergen County in an orange prison jumpsuit but left in his regular clothes […]

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


What a requirement to come up with during Black History Month. 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 lesson plans about the political, […]

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. 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 35 minutes before doors opened. […]

Former NJ Drug Dealer Slated To Open Marijuana Dispensary

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A Trenton man who once spent time behind bars for dealing drugs is now in the running to become a medical marijuana dealer in the Garden State. Trenton City Council introduced an ordinance last week that would designate a section of the city as a medical cannabis area. “Who’s in a better position to sell […]

Black Hairstylists Face Arrest for Braiding in New Jersey

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Confirmed reports from NBC unveil a strict law that requires hairstylists to have cosmetology licenses for braiding has come under fire in New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy vetoed a bill on Monday that would have decriminalized the act in the state. The law threatens the occupation and means of living for hundreds of experienced braiders, […]

Queen Latifah is Set to Host ‘Black Girls Rock!’

Queen Latifah is Set to Host 'Black Girls Rock!'

Queen Latifah is nothing short of amazing and she continues to prove why she is such an influential figure to young girls and women everywhere. The MC will be hosting Black Girls Rock! on August 26th at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, located in her hometown, Newark. The Center will have the honor of […]

Tsu Surf Reportedly ‘Not In Good Shape’ Following Shooting In Newark, NJ


As the unfortunate news of battle rap sensation Tsu Surf being shot in his hometown of Newark, New Jersey spreads across the Internet, it is being reported that the URL favorite isn’t doing well after undergoing an emergency surgery following the shooting. According to a tweet from one of his close associates, Surf “is not […]

NJ Attorney General Suspends Marijuana Cases Until September

NJ Attorney General Suspends Marijuana Cases Until September

Since the inauguration of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, NJ residents have been waiting for the legalization of marijuana as was promised by Murphy on the campaign. This vision has yet to become a reality as it is in 9 states and the District of Columbia, but for those facing legal challenges for weed, the […]

Kid Faints on Stage While Meeting Chris Brown

Despite his controversial past, Chris Brown is still adored by fans of all genders and ages. Last night he performed at his New Jersey stop of his Heartbreak on a Full Moon tour and one lucky kid had the opportunity to join the entertainer on stage while he sung his song, “Loyal.” After a pound […]