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Silver Spoon Brun Says You Must Be Looking For A “Miracle”

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South Side is easily one of the toughest neighborhoods in Queens. It’s said that in order to be successful and not fall victim to the streets it literally takes a miracle, and this is exactly the inspiration behind South Side’s own Silver Spoon Brun’s latest single “Miracle.” Silver Spoon Brun has become one of the […]

Action Bronson Takes A Quick Bathroom Break During His Show

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Action Bronson headed to the Ottawa Bluesfest this past weekend, where he performed for a crowd of eager fans and new listeners. Everything seemed to be going according to plan, until the Queens native couldn’t hold his bladder anymore. Known for his hilarious and eccentric behavior, this was another opportunity for the rapper to show his […]

Fabolous Survives Car Crash In Queens

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  “It’s a very shocking experience & may change my outlook on how fast things can happen.” ~Fabulous Advertisement   Fabolous, born John Jackson said he suffered minor injuries during a 7 a.m. car crash which occurred on the Van Wyck in Queens, NY this morning. Luckly he walked away nearly unscathed after his black Cadillac […]

50 Cent And Crew Get “Twisted” In New Video

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50 Cent is trying a brand new marketing tactic that may have some disastrous consequences, if it isn’t pulled off correctly. Animal Ambition drops in just two weeks, on June 3rd, yet a vast majority of the album has already been available for the public to hear. Not only has he consistently put out singles each […]

Two-9 And World’s Fair Head On The Road Together For The “Cross Faded Tour”

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This summer, a number of East Coast cities will be invaded by some of the most exciting young talent in the game, when Atlanta newcomers Two-9 and Queens’ own World’s Fair come together on stage. The two collectives have thirteen artists between them, three groups, and more than enough maniac energy to keep crowds raging for more […]

A Better Jamaica April Newsletter

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ABJ A Better Jamaica Engaged In Activities Designed To Strengthen A Set Of Southeast Queens Communities Known Collectively As Jamaica   Greetings!It’s been a minute since I’ve sent one of these “monthly” updates, but as most of you know, there’s been a distraction or two. Just because you haven’t heard from me, don’t think that we […]

50 Cent Returns To The Block In “Hold On”

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After releasing the minimal Frank Dukes produced single, “Hold On,” yesterday, 50 Cent unleashes the visual accompaniment today. If you though the Jamaica, Queens native lost it after a few quiet years, you were sorely mistaken and this track definitely shows that he hasn’t missed a step. To shatter your imagination further, 50 heads back to the streets […]

Jamaica311 Events For The Two Week Period Beginning Friday, March 14th

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Jamaica311 Events for the Two Week Period Beginning Friday, March 14th Greetings from the folks at Jamaica311! Below, is a list of special opportunities and events taking place in Jamaica for the two week period beginning Friday, 3/14/2014. Upcoming Deadlines:   New York City Council Member Discretionary Expense Funding February 14 – March 21 Advertisement […]

Queens World Film Festival Coming March 4-9

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Director’s Cut of Oscar Nominated Documentary  “The Act of Killing” Debuting at Queens World Film Fest The director’s cut of the Oscar-nominated documentary of “The Act of Killing,” a documentary about a group of actors in Indonesia who were also mass murderers in the 1960s, will premiere at the Queens World Film Festival.   The […]

Arrest Made in Murder of 50 Cent Friend Mazaradi Fox

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An arrest has been made in the shooting death of Mazaradi Fox, according to police officials. Scott Jamal was collared in Queens, and is said to have been the one who sprayed bullets into the SUV that was carrying Fox. Fox, whose real name is Jamal Green stumbled outside of the car and was pronounced dead […]

Bronx Teen Held As Sex Slave For Three Months In Queens Is Rescued

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There are some sick individuals out there… A Bronx teen has been rescued after being held captive by three ex-cons for three months. The girl was repeatedly beaten, raped and pimped out by her captors, cops said Monday. The Bronx girl, 14, was reported missing in September by her grandmother. The teen was able to […]

Council Member Richards Weekly Update (Jan. 31)

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Posted by Charles Fisher and Randy Fisher (Twitter @HHSYC) New York City Council Member Donovan Richards District 31 Weekly Update As we prepare for the celebration of Black History Month, it is my hope to not only celebrate the many accomplished heroes that have transformed society as we know it, but also to encourage a […]

Jamaica 311 Events Calendar

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Posted by Charles Fisher and Randy Fisher (Twitter @HHSYC) Greetings from the folks at Jamaica311! Below, is a list of special opportunities and events taking place in Jamaica for the two week period beginning Friday, January 31, 2014 The Big Game Happy Hour Party w/ Andre, Jamal and Justin     January 31 @ 4:00 pm – […]

Mobb Deep Has Unreleased Tracks That Feature N.O.R.E, Ghostface And Raekwon

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Looks like Mobb Deep has a few unreleased tracks that will be given to the public come March. With their self-titled album due out in March, the duo decided to put out unreleased tracks from the Infamous studio sessions. The album will feature production from Alchemist, Havoc, illmind and Boi 1da. The album will also have […]

Phife Returns With A Song Dedicated To J Dilla

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In 2006, the world lost one of its greatest musicians, but more importantly an amazing man: J Dilla. One of the most influential producers in hip hop, he still remains one of the most important and ofttimes compared beat smiths the genre has encounter. He helped craft the soulful sounds of Common, A Tribe Called Quest, […]