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Jennifer Lopez Faces Criticism For Calling Herself a ‘Black Girl From The Bronx’

Jennifer Lopez Teases Upcoming Beauty and Skincare Line

While many Spanish-speaking people in New York City will quickly identify or assimilate themselves among their peers as Black people, pop star Jennifer Lopez is facing a stream of backlash for her reference to herself as a “Black girl from the Bronx” in the song “Lonely” with Colombian singer Maluma. Visit for more information […]

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins ‘The Fat Joe Show’ on IG LIVE

AOC Responds to Trump's 'Impeachable' Phone Call With Georgia Officials: 'He's Attacking Our Very Election'

New York 14 district representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hopped on Instagram yesterday to join The Fat Joe Show and have a conversation about the things that matter. Fat Joe has been interviewing figures from all walks of life on the show, live from the comfort of his home while social distancing. Visit for more information […]

The Bronx Will Honor Stan Lee By Naming a Street After Him

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The major “Phase 4” unveiling from Marvel Studios at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 was the highlight of the week, but of course the moment was slightly bittersweet as Stan Lee couldn’t be there to see it all come to fruition. However, the New York City Council has found a way to honor the deceased comic […]

Diddy Pledges $1 Million to Open School in the Bronx

Diddy is investing into his home of New York City with his pledge of $1 million to his Harlem Charter School Network. New York Post reports the opening of a third location of the network in the Bronx scheduled for next September. Visit for more information A news release states Capital Prep Bronx will […]

Yasiin Bey to Launch Art Gallery for Marginalized Artists in South Bronx

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The beauty of a Hip-Hop mind is that it will always recognize raw talent from a purist stance. Yasiin Bey and advertising executive Free Richardson have teamed up to open an art gallery called The Compound, artnet News reports. Stationed in the South Bronx, The Compound will be a place for marginalized artists to showcase […]

12 Dead Including Four Children Following Deadly Bronx Apartment Blaze


Investigators in New York City searched early on Friday for the cause of a blaze that ripped through an apartment building in the Bronx and killed 12 people including four children, in the city’s deadliest fire in at least a quarter of a century. Visit for more information The fire broke out a little […]

The Rise of Bronx Real Estate – The Source Open House (Episode 1)

The Source Open House is a new innovative program created to elevate and educate new home buyers. This episode explores The Bronx from its Hip-Hop origins to its new booming economy with hundreds of millions of dollars in state and business development projects. Visit for more information Real Estate agents and Bronx natives, Oscar […]

Axel Leon releases his mixtape “JUGO”

Bronx native, Axel Leon releases his much anticipated mix tape “JUGO”.  Today as the birthplace of hip hop, 1520 Sedgewick ave., is named “Hip Hop Boulevard” on Global Hip Hop Day, AND it’s Axel’s Birthday, Leon is celebrating his release at S.O.B.’s tonight. Visit for more information Advertisement   Be sure to RSVP to […]

The Bronx Celebrates Global Hip Hop Day

The Bronx, New York is widely known as the birthplace of the Hip-Hop genre, home to trailblazer DJ Kool Herc. Now, we don’t just have to say it, as it will be visible to any and everyone who passes by Hip Hop Boulevard, formerly known as 1520 Sedgwick Avenue. This exciting unveiling, that took place today, […]

2 NYPD Officers Shot In The Bronx; Suspect Commits Suicide

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According to law enforcement, two NYPD officers were shot while on routine patrol inside a public housing complex in the Bronx Tuesday night, but both are expected to survive. Visit for more information Three officers assigned to Police Service Area 7, the unit that patrols public housing within the NYPD’s 40th and 42nd precincts, […]