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This rapper made the Forbes list with no corporate backing

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The rapper Tech N9ne is taking the country by storm with his serious “chopper style” music.   But he’s also getting respect for making the Forbes list as one of the highest-paid artists in all of hip-hop.  Most amazing is that he’s doing all of this with almost no radio play.  Here’s more about his background: Aaron Dontez Yates was born on November 8, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri. He began rapping…

NYPD Arrests 103 Gang Bαngers After Some Admit Crimes on Facebook

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Investigators pursuing criminals normally have an arduous task ahead of them. There are leads to be followed up on, witnesses to be interviewed, and even surveillance video to be reviewed. But a recent gang bust by the NYPD that netted 103 arrests was made at least somewhat easier due to the fact that a few of the alleged gang bangers openly admitted their crimes on Facebook. In a powerful show…

Run DMC – Interview 1986

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Run-D.M.C is a legendary eighties rap group that combined intelligent lyrics and addictive beats to blaze a trail in popularizing rap and hip-hop as not just music but also a lifestyle.  The founding members of Run-D.M.C all hail from the middle-class neighborhood of Hollis, Queens, New York.  Joseph “Run” Simmons, Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels, and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell founded the group in the early 80s. Joseph Simmons, who became…

BOSS Sports | Meek Mill’s Music Used as Therapy for Black Youth

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Rap music is a diverse genre that divided by its own sub genres as well as regions and sometimes moods. While the latter is definitely relatable to serious rap fans, the American Psychological Association believes there is some substance to that usage. Recently the APA published an article about a study on rap music and how it affects black youth and their subject was none other than Meek Mill. The…

Will Smith Interview – Before his Box Office Super Stardom

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Will Smith is widely known for starring in such blockbuster films as Independence Day, Men In Black, and Bad Boys, but before Smith was an actor, he was a rapper.  Smith got his start in entertainment as the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. The group was most known for the tracks “Parents Just Don’t Understand” and “Summertime.”  The duo won the first ever…

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WuTang-Affiliated Rapper’s Manhood Can’t Be Reattached

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Reported by Krystle Crossman Andre Johnson, also known as Christ Bearer from the WuTang affiliated rap group Northstar, recently decided that he did not want to live anymore. In a fit of despair, he cut off his manhood and then leaped from the second story of a building. His friends found him critically injured on the sidewalk . Paramedics rushed him to the hospital to save his life where he is…

New Jersey Supreme Court Looking To Use Rap Lyrics In Trials

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  NYPD Examining Online Rap Videos For Crimes: Bun B Speaks On These Issues With MSNBC! SHOULD rap lyrics be used in court as evidence of a crime? Next week, the Supreme Court of New Jersey will hear a case that could help decide just that. At issue is a prosecutor’s extensive use of rap lyrics, composed by a man named Vonte Skinner, as evidence of his involvement in a…

N*gger! Cracker!! Explosive CNN Panel Dedicates Whole Show To Discuss these Racist Words

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6/29/2013 – Race has been a big topic of national discussion in the last few weeks, from Paula Deen getting fired for saying the n-word to Rachel Jeantel saying the phrase “creepy-ass cracker.” CNN’s Don Lemon decided an “honest and difficult conversation” was needed, and so that’s just what he did, the end result being a very direct and honest discussion about the taboos surrounding the use of the n-word…

Why Don’t Katherine Jackson’s Relatives Want Her To Take Care Of Michael’s Kids?

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By Brandon Simmons According to Eurweb.com, TJ Jackson, nephew of deceased pop star Michael Jackson, has asked a judge to dismiss a petition challenging his guardianship over Jackson’s three children. The petition was filed by Anthony Jackson II, who is the grandnephew of Joseph and Katherine, a distant cousin of TJ who filed his own documents to claim guardianship. It is unclear as to why Anthony has filed for guardianship…

Kevin Hart Visits President Obama

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By Brandon Simmons With all of the seriousness the President has faced this year, the Obamas received a little holiday laughs to finish their year. Recently comedian Kevin Hart visited the White House with and shared the experience with his Instagram followers. Hart, accompanied by girlfriend Eniko Parrish, visited the over  200-year-old residence that has housed 44 Presidents of the United States. A place full of history, the “Laugh at…

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Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: Lil Mama Ordered to Pay $18K to Attorney

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Reported by Maria Lloyd Rapper/actress/model Lil Mama, who recently played the role of deceased rapper Left Eye in the TLC biopic, has just been slapped with a lawsuit from a former attorney. According to TMZ, an intellectual property attorney sued the rapper, best-known for her “Lip Gloss” record and infamous performance crash at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, for failing to pay him since 2008. The lawyer claims he…

Lamar Odom, What Did that Mean? “When Khloes Out of town, I still be on the DL”

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NBA star Lamar Odom’s situation seems to be getting worse and worse by the day.  It also stands as a firm reminder to say no to drugs.  TMZ caught Odom rapping about his relationship with wife Khloe Kardashian while they speculated that he was high on drugs.  In the impromptu freestyle, caught on video, Odom uses some pretty cryptic, or shall we say “revealing,” lines about his life outside of…

Hip Hop Pioneers LL Cool J & NWA Nominated for 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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There was a time when hip-hop artists were on the fringes. Some even believed that the genre of music was just a trend. Now, some thirty-years later, not only is hip hop a contender in the music industry, some of its artists have a chance to achieve one of the greatest accolades in the music industry: induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The 2014 nominees include a stellar…

Denzel Washington Donates $1 Million To Save African’s Children

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By: Britt L Not only is he arguably the most respected black actor of all time, he’s also a budding philanthropist. Actor, producer and director Denzel Washington has won hearts once again after donating $1 million to a non-profit organization that helps children and orphans affected by HIV/AIDS throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 2001 by Bishop Charles E. Blake, the L.A.-based charity, Save Africa’s Children will now be able to expand their…

Actor Donald Glover Scares His Loved Ones with Instagram Post

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Comedian Donald Glover found his breakout role in the NBC comedy “Community”, a show based on the strange on goings at a community college. Glover has had a highly successful career where he acted as a writer for the extremely popular show “30 Rock.” He went on to build a big resume of writing for films, albums, TV shows and mix tapes. He even released the first track of his…