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The entire world need not front like true-school R&B isn’t currently on music’s endangered species list. However, as long as artists such as August Alsina, Bryson Tiller and Rashad continue to keep it traditional without sacrificing the trendy curve, there...

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11.5 Millions Viewers Watch The Wiz Live!, Black Twitter Thoroughly Approves
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As anyone with a pulse should have expected, NBC’s The Wiz Live!  was a huge hit. According to Nielsen, 11M viewers watched the live cast and it also was a massive hit on Twitter, too.  Reports Variety: Two years after NBC stunned the industry with boffo ratings...

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Dreamville’s own Bas ends his hiatus with the release of “Night Job,” a new track featuring J. Cole. Per past collaborations, it’s clear that Bas and Cole are competitive when trading verses; this time is no different. Production from Cedric Brown and KQuick...

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The popular conception that having wealth and influence will afford you a “Get Out Of Jail Card” isn’t exactly a myth or urban legend. Back in 2013, then 16-year-old North Texas teen, Ethan Couch admitted to being drunk and high on Valium when he contributed to...

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Ever since Spike Lee revealed the title to his film, Chi-Raq, and especially since the release of its trailer, Chicago artists haven’t been pleased. One person on that list is King Louie, who just dropped a video for a cut called “F*ck Spike Lee.” We’re willing...

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#LongLiveThePimp: Chinara Butler & Mr. Lee Talk Pimp C Legacy & A$AP Rocky Love
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Eight years to this very day, Pimp C would go to become a Hip-Hop martyr due to his untimely death at the age of 33. As one of the most trill, outspoken and talented individuals to ever grace the music scene, it truly is no surprise that his legacy his strong as ever...

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Alpha Phi Alpha was founded as the first African-American, inter-collegiate Greek-lettered fraternity 109 years ago. The oldest of the college Black fraternities, its ranks are virtual who’s who of great men in business, sports, entertainment and more.   Established...

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During last night’s Thursday Night Football contest between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions, it was announced by the NFL that Coldplay will perform at Super Bowl 50. The British rock band will take over the entertainment duties for the highly-anticipated...

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Erykah Badu Counters Iggy Azalea’s Emo Tweet Perfectly
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Erykah Badu had the Internets going nuts when she immaculately shaded Iggy Azalea during the 2015 Soul Train Awards. Iggy responded, sort of, and now DJ Low Down Loretta Brown has countered with cold-blooded snark.  The story started with Badu saying whatever Iggy...

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The National Rifle Association‘s assumed stranglehold on Senate GOP has manifested itself in the voting against a law that would block suspected terrorists, the mentally unfit and felons from purchasing guns. The New York Daily News reports: Senate Republicans voted...

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