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Raphael Saadiq Explains How His Search For A Joint Led To Him & D’Angelo Making “Untitled”

The singer said he and D’Angelo made the song in two hours. A couple months back, Raphael Saadiq recalled how no one wanted his song “Lady” until D’Angelo took it. now, the Jimmy Lee artist has recounted ...

Added December 06, 2019

Kanye West Announces New $200 Opera ‘Mary’

The follow-up to Nebuchadnezzar will take place in Miami during the last day of this year’s Art Basel. Kanye West has announced a new opera. Titled Mary, the event will be directed by Vanessa Beecroft ...

Added December 06, 2019

R. Kelly Is Accused of Bribing Government Employee to Marry Aaliyah at Age 15

Prosecutors of the Eastern District of New York have added the allegation to the racketeering charge against R. Kelly. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn charged R. Kelly with bribery on Thursday (December ...

Added December 06, 2019

Cory Booker Announces First-Ever Federal Bill Banning Natural Hair Discrimination

Booker’s bill “bans discrimination based on hair textures and hairstyles commonly associated with a particular race or origin.” Senator Cory Booker has announced a federal bill that will address discrimination ...

Added December 06, 2019

Royce Da 5’9 on Kid Rock’s Detroit Comments: “Please Shut the Fuck Up”

Kid Rock recently expressed his disappointment in the city after deciding not to renew the lease of his restaurant. After deciding not to renew the lease on his Made in Detroit restaurant on Wednesday ...

Added December 06, 2019

Music Streamers Are Debating What Pop Rap Is Thanks To Spotify’s Wrapped Campaign

Also, what is vapor trap? Spotify‘s annual Wrapped campaign has begun, and as music streamers share the top artists they listened to not only this year but for the decade, it’s one particular part of the ...

Added December 05, 2019

ASAP Rocky Won’t Be Performing at Swedish Prison He Was Held In

Rocky was previously arrested in Sweden following an altercation with a 19-year-old back in July. ASAP Rocky will no longer be performing in a Swedish prison where he was previously held earlier this year ...

Added December 05, 2019

Kanye West and Joel Osteen Are Linking up on a Yankee Stadium Show

The massive experience is set for May 2, 2020 according to a TMZ report. Kanye West and Joel Osteen are linking up on an event at New York’s Yankee Stadium set to take place in 2020. TMZ reports that the ...

Added December 05, 2019

Prosecutors in 6ix9ine Case Officially Recommend a Light Sentence for Controversial Rapper

In a letter written to the judge, prosecutors said 6ix9ine’s sentence should be reduced, stating that his testimony was “incredibly significant and extremely useful” It’s long been assumed that rapper ...

Added December 05, 2019

Five Things to Read or Watch to Learn More About Fred Hampton and the Black Panther Party

On the 50th anniversary of his assassination, here are some resources to learn more about his life’s work. On December 4th, 1969, FBI agents murdered Fred Hampton, the deputy chairman of the Black Panther ...

Added December 04, 2019

George Zimmerman Sues Trayvon Martin’s Family & Florida Prosecutors for $100 Million

Zimmerman is being represented by Larry Klayman, a former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor. George Zimmerman has sued the family of Trayvon Martin and Florida prosecutors for $100 million. The neighborhood ...

Added December 04, 2019

Hannibal Buress Is Throwing A Comedy & Music Festival In An 800-Population Mississippi Town

No, really. Hannibal Buress is launching a comedy and music festival in Mississippi before the end of the year. READ: Hannibal Buress Is The Latest MF DOOM Imposter The inaugural Isola Fest will take place ...

Added December 04, 2019

Jenifer Lewis Is Interested In Playing Grandad’s Sister On ‘The Boondocks’ Following John Witherspoon’s Death

The actress appeared in an episode from the fourth season of The Boondocks. With The Boondocks returning in 2020, it’s unknown if John Witherspoon, the voice behind the series’ beloved Robert “Grandad ...

Added December 04, 2019

“See You At Your Trial”: Kamala Harris Hits Back At Trump For Mocking Her 2020 Race Exit

Trump had tweeted “Too bad. We will miss you Kamala!” in regards to her dropping out of the 2020 presidential race. On Tuesday (December 3), Kamala Harris announced that she was exiting the 2020 presidential ...

Added December 04, 2019

A Mary J. Blige Documentary Executive Produced By Puff Daddy Is In The Works

The documentary is being made for Amazon Prime Video. A documentary about Mary J. Blige is in the works. READ: Mary J. Blige And Nas To Co-Headline North American Tour According to The Hollywood Reporter ...

Added December 03, 2019

Cory Booker Announces Plan to Allocate $100 Billion to Historically Black Colleges

Booker’s proposal explicitly addresses STEM education and climate change research. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey announced today that if elected president he has a $100 billion plan for HBCUs focused ...

Added December 03, 2019

Kamala Harris Has Dropped out of the Presidential Race

Kamala Harris has officially dropped out of the 2020 presidential race. According to Politico, Harris will release a video announcing her plans. Harris has struggled to raise funds and gain support over ...

Added December 03, 2019

Jill Scott Announces ‘Who Is Jill Scott?’ 20th Anniversary Tour

The singer’s debut album turns 20 next year. Jill Scott will be embarking on a tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her debut album Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 next year. READ: Eight ...

Added December 03, 2019

Saul Williams Shares Background Of Jay-Z Email, Says It Wasn’t Leaked

UPDATE: Saul Williams has offered some additional context on the email he shared on Instagram about JAY-Z’s thoughts on economic freedom. The artist took to Twitter and clarified that the email was not ...

Added December 03, 2019

“I Stand With Tip”: Rah Digga Defends T.I. Amid Hymen Comments Controversy

“I have no problem being on an island w/this one. I ain’t letting yall shame T.I. out of being an overprotective Dad. Nope,” the rapper said in a series of tweets. Rah Digga has come to T.I.‘s defense ...

Added December 03, 2019

Playwright Behind ‘Slave Play’ Called Racist By White Woman During Q&A

Video of the exchange has since surfaced on social media. Jeremy O. Harris, the playwright behind Slave Play, was accused of being “racist against white people” during a recent Q&A that followed a ...

Added December 02, 2019

Ava DuVernay Reflects on How Nipsey Hussle’s Music Was Featured in ‘When They See Us’

DuVernay shares exactly how she ended up with Nipsey Hussle’s music for the end credits for When They See Us. Ava DuVernay took to Twitter yesterday to share details on how Nipsey Hussle’s estate gave ...

Added December 02, 2019

Lil Bub, Famous Internet Cat Who Appeared On Run The Jewels Album, Dead At 8

The cat appeared in Run the Jewels’ “Meow Purrdy” video. Lil Bub, the famous Internet cat who worked with everyone from Whoopi Goldberg to Run the Jewels, has passed away. WATCH: Cats Are A Frightful Force ...

Added December 02, 2019

T.I.’s Hymen Comments Spark NY Lawmakers To Introduce Bill Banning Virginity Exams

The rapper recently shared that he accompanies his daughter to the gynecologist to check her hymen. New York lawmakers are aiming to ban virginity exams (also known as “purity exams”) in light of T.I ...

Added December 02, 2019

T.I. Sparks NY Lawmakers To Introduce Bill Banning Virginity Exams

The rapper recently shared that he accompanies his daughter to the gynecologist to check her hymen. New York lawmakers are aiming to ban virginity exams (also known as “purity exams”) in light of T.I ...

Added December 02, 2019