Ice Cube Clarifies Statement About Drake's Reign Being Over

Ice Cube made sure his words weren’t misconstrued during an appearance on Big Boy’s Neighborhood. The legendary MC was asked about recent comments he made regarding Drake’s reign at the top being over and clarified that he wasn’t singling out the OVO superstar. Cube explained he was simply sharing his theory about how any rapper’s […]

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An AT&T-Funded State Senator Dismantles California's Net Neutrality Bill

The strongest net neutrality bill in America has now been neutered by an ISP-funded state legislator. An incredibly powerful net neutrality bill has now been de-fanged and ‘mutilated’.  In a series drastic modifications executed late Tuesday evening, net neutrality bill SB 822 was summarily stripped its protections through a series amendments. California Senator Miguel Santiago, […]

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Hip$ters: Merlin Is Hitting $500 Million In Annual Indie Label Payouts

Major labels are still almighty — but indie labels are bringing in some serious business.  Like, $500 million+ in annual business. Major labels still dominate streaming platforms and boast the biggest artists.  But indie labels are gaining incredible traction — and taking huge advantage digital platforms.  According to Merlin, an organization that represents indie labels in negotiations […]

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Valee Announces Joint Album With Cardo Titled "Season Of Da Sickness"

Valee and Cardo Got Wingz are cooking something up outside the bounds what’s been going down at Kanye HQ late. The G.O.O.D. Music signee and producer Cardo have both confirmed social media their joint venture Season Of Da Sickness is due anytime soon. The Chicago rapper recently posted a series sneeze emojis in response to […]

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Janet Jackson Talks Conquering Depression In New Open Letter

Iconic entertainer Janet Jackson penned an intimate new letter to Black women for Essence magazine’s first-ever “Happiness” issue, which set to hit newsstands this Friday. Titled “Letter From My Heart,” the 52-year-old legendary singer — who graces the publication’s July/August cover — lays out her journey to finding true happiness. The long form essay is […]

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XXXTentacion's Battered ex-Girlfriend Receives $35,000 In Donations for Reconstructive Eye Surgery (Explicit Photos)

Last night in Los Angeles, a flash mob congregated to commemorate the life and music XXXTentacion.  Others are deeply questioning the rapper’s legacy given his extremely violent abuse against his pregnant girlfriend. Warning: this post contains graphic images. In the wake XXXTentacion’s brutal murder on Monday, reactions are predictably polarized.  Fans the rapper’s music are […]

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