BET Awards 2019 Best Moments

  Photo: Hollywood Reporter   Aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, the 19th annual BET Awards graced television screens on June 23, 2019. The BET Awards brought another year of unforgettable performances, heartfelt tributes, and Black Twitter together once again. Each year in June is a moment for CeeSoDope

“When They See Us”: Central Park 5’s Yusef Salaam reconciles with his friend Korey Wise

    Photo: WSB Radio (L-R Raymond Santana Jr., Kevin Richardson, Korey Wise, Yusef Salaam, and Antron McCray)   The original Netflix series “When They See Us” revisits the Central Park 5 case, which has sparked a nationwide discussion and further exposes the fundamental injustice of the legal system. On April 19, 1989, the names

Three young black entrepreneurs create clothing brand to pay homage to Atlanta

    Photo: Provided by Jidenna Ozoh (L-R Denzel Hunter-Shaw, Tevin Holiday, and Jidenna Ozoh)   As Atlanta continues to draw more musicians from various states to get a taste of the hip-hop scene, entrepreneurs are also becoming quite common in the city. Freelance writers, photographers, videographers, and even fashion designers are starting their

Flashback Friday: Ice Cube talks about his feud with Oprah Winfrey on “Conversations with Michael Eisner”

    Photo: Wegow   In 2008, rap icon and actor Ice Cube sat down with Michael Eisner to discuss his success, business ventures, and his music video "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It." The video illustrated the parallels between hip-hop and social events. Cube also discussed rap music being the blame for everything wrong

Flashback Friday: Snoop Dogg rare interview

    Photo: Very Smart Brothas - The Root   What's his name? Snoop Doggy, Dogg (Dogg)! That's right CeeSoDope readers; I'm back for another Flashback Friday with everyone's favorite uncle, Snoop Dogg. The MC stepped on the hip-hop scene in 1992 appearing on Dr.Dre's debut solo album, The Chronic. On November 23, 1993,

Nipsey Hussle’s alleged killer gets indicted by Grand Jury

    Photo: TMZ   Eric Holder, the man who allegedly murdered late rapper Nipsey Hussle, was indicted by a Grand Jury and faced new charges on Tuesday, May 21. L.A. County District Attorney previously charged Holder with four crimes, including premeditated murder. The D.A. had the case revisited by a Grand Jury which