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

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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. The Bronx natives definitely represented […]

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 […]

Desus and Mero’s First Guest on New Showtime Late Night Show Will Be Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez

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Desus and Mero’s new late-night series debuts on Showtime next week, and today the network revealed the initial guest lineup. Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez will have the honor of being the show’s first-ever guest for the premiere episode on Thursday, February 21 at 11 p.m. Ocasio-Cortez plugged her appearance in a new promo that almost sounds like a […]

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. A news release states Capital Prep Bronx will allow for 160 students in […]

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 […]

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. Real Estate agents and Bronx natives, Oscar Rigamonty and Esperanza Estrella take […]

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. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Advertisement   Be sure to RSVP […]

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. Three officers assigned to Police Service Area 7, the unit that patrols public housing within the NYPD’s 40th and 42nd precincts, were conducting vertical patrol inside […]