On Monday, the world lost a member of the Black Panthers, an activist, and the mother of one of hip-hop’s greatest son's, Tupac Amaru Shakur. Afeni was born January of 1947 in Lumberton, North Carolina. Originally her birth name was Alice Faye Williams. She changed her name when she
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On April 29th, Drake released his highly anticipated album, Views. The album is an ode to Drake's hometown of Toronto. The original title of the album was first Views from the 6. The "6" is a reference to Drake's hometown. The album's artwork is a photo of Drake
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The city of Cleveland agrees to pay $6 million dollars to settle a lawsuit filed by the relatives of Tamir Rice. Rice was a 12-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police in 2014.
Cleveland will pay $3 million this year and $3 million next year to complete
THE QUEEN RETURNS!
Beyoncé debuted her new album Lemonade on Saturday; the superstar had the Beyhive and public talking. It seems as though the queen has gotten real personal on this album with phenomenal visuals to go along with it. Beyoncé had her fans in an uproar due to the emotional
TIME TO BRING THE HEAT!
DJ Khaled is a huge fan of the Miami Heat. Recently, Khaled states that he would like to be a part of his favorite NBA franchise. He tells TMZ Sports during an interview that he would like to talk to the Heat to see if they
EVERY THUG NEEDS LOVE!
Tupac is known as a rapper, actor, and poet so, it shouldn’t be a surprise for many fans to find out that his love letter from high school is being sold. Tupac has written many poems for women, one which includes a poem to actress Jada Pinkett
The world’s most dangerous rap group has finally been inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. The group was inducted on Friday, April 8th at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. The ex-bandmates were reunited on stage along with Eazy-E’s mother, Kathie Wright, who accepted the award on behalf of
LEGENDS NEVER DIE!
Today is a sad day in the world of hip-hop. Phife from the legendary rap group A Tribe Called Quest passed away on March 22, 2016. Phife was born Malik Isaac Taylor on November 20, 1970, in Queens, New York. During his childhood, he became friends who most
Bone Thugs N Harmony member Krayzie Bone is battling with a fatal disease. Due to his illness, he has postponed touring.
It has been reported that Krayzie suffers from sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease. It affects multiple organs in the body but mostly lymph glands and lungs.
Sarcoidosis cannot be
GONE TOO SOON
Popular Atlanta rapper Bankroll Fresh was murdered last night on March 4th outside of a studio. Bankroll is known for his hit singles “Hot Boy” and “Walked In.” The shooting occurred outside of Street Execs studio. Police responded to a call of several shots fired around 11 p.m.