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Today In Hip Hop History: Redman Drops Debut ‘Whut? Thee Album’ 26 Years Old

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On this date this in 1992, Brick City, NJ’s own Reggie “Redman” Noble dropped his debut solo release ‘Whut? Thee Album’ on the Def Jam imprint. Visit for more information Produced primarily by the legendary EPMD’s Erick Sermon, Whut? introduced the world to Redman; the newest recruit to the supergroup The Hit Squad. The […]

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. Visit for more information Trenton City Council introduced an ordinance last week that would designate a section of the city as a medical cannabis area. “Who’s in […]

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. Visit for more information The law threatens the occupation and means of living […]

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. Visit for more information The Center […]

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. Visit for more information According to a tweet from one of his […]

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. Visit for more information 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 […]

NJ Police Officer on Paid Leave After Fatal Shooting of Black Male

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A New Jersey police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after a fatal shooting involving a Black male suspect. The unnamed officer allegedly shot 37-year-old Rashuan Washington who was said to be unarmed. Visit for more information According to a report by, a shirtless Washington allegedly ran toward police before he […]

Juelz Santana Facing Foreclosure On His New Jersey Home

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The Dipset lieutenant Juelz Santana is facing more legal trouble in New Jersey, but this time it’s with the bank. Visit for more information Wells Fargo is taking the Harlem rapper to court, claiming that Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, has not made any mortgage payments on his half-million dollar condominium. Santana […]

Police Bodycam Footage Shows Jersey Shore Beachgoer Getting Punched, Arrested


Wildwood, NJ Police on Wednesday released three separate body camera video clips from a violent arrest Saturday on the beach. Visit for more information The video shows Emily Weinman, 20, of Philadelphia, apparently refusing to give officers her last name after they cited her for having alcohol on the beach. Weinman tells police the […]

New Jersey Resident Sues State Over Segregated Schools

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A New Jersey man filed a lawsuit against the state on Thursday (May 17) in an attempt to force local officials to do away with de-facto segregation in schools. Visit for more information The New York Times reported that Christian Estevez, who is Dominican, filed the lawsuit with the support of community groups, parents […]

Fetty Wap Gives out Gift Cards To Hometown Residents As Early Easter Gift

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Fetty Wap is spreading some early Easter love in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey. He stopped by a Price Rite market in the Center City Mall, a local shopping mall to give gifts to local residents.  Fetty Wap spoke with Fox 5 local news during his visit back home. “It’s Paterson. It’s the hometown […]

50 Cent Allegedly Steals ’50 Central’ Theme Song from New Jersey Artist


50 Cent, born Curtis Jackson, has been accused of stealing a song from New Jersey artist, Pineapple Citi. The Newark native, born Brittany Dickinson, released, “Rose Colored”, late in 2016. Following the release, she was contacted by long time G-Unit engineer, Ky Miller, who expressed his admiration for the song and asked the up and […]

Michael B. Jordan Shares Training Tips and Newark Upbringings in Short Film

Michael B. Jordan Shares Training Tips and Newark Upbringings In Short Film

Words by Jason Cordner Visit for more information Actor Michael B. Jordan explores his roots in Newark, New Jersey in a thoughtful, black and white mini-documentary film from Nike and Vice Sports. The 30-year-old actor does obsessively work out, though, judging by a new mini-documentary about him from Nike and Vice Sports. Titled “Grounded,” it broke today and delves […]

New Jersey Store Makes Shopping For Yeezys Easy


Words By Jiggy Jones Visit for more information Who wants to get their hands on the newly released Yeezys or Jordans as soon as hit the market? Everyone. Advertisement Sneakers are one big piece to the puzzle of putting together a great fit. The perfect set of clothing from top to bottom can make […]

Lords of the Underground’s DoItAll Evolves Into Politics

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Words by Ime Ekpo Visit for more information One-third of one of Hip-Hop’s most notable trios, Lords of the Underground has made the decision to step into the world of politics. With a goal to expand the music and arts industry in his hometown of Newark, New Jersey, Dupre “DoItAll” Kelly of legendary Hip-Hop […]

Former High School Hoops Star Lenny Cooke ‘Disagrees A Little Bit’ With NBA’s “One And Done” Rule

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In the early 2000s, Brooklyn, New York’s Lenny Cooke was deemed a better high school basketball player than LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire. Visit for more information As a junior in high school at New Jersey’s Northern Valley High School. Cooke posted 25 points, 10 rebounds, two steals, and two blocks. But […]

Mir Fontane’s Camden Album Is Finally Here


In recent years, there have been relatively only a few rappers who are making it out of New Jersey. Mir Fontane has turned out to be the figure that NJ needed, as he consistently reps his home state shamelessly. In his freshly released album, Camden, Mir paints vivid pictures for his readers to show the truth […]