Flashback Friday: The Notorious B.I.G. X “Juicy”

    Photo: NetsDaily.com   “It's all good baby baby...It was all a dream...I used to read Word Up magazine.” These are the lyrics from the legendary Biggie Smalls’ hit record, “Juicy.” Released in 1994 on Ready To Die, “Juicy” is one of hip-hop’s top classic records.   Also known as Christopher Wallace and The Notorious

Jordan Peele Wins 1st Oscar For ‘Get Out’

    Photo: CNBC.com   Jordan Peele has won his very first Academy Award on Sunday, March 4. Peele took home an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for his film, Get Out. This is the first time in history that a person of color won for Best Original Screenplay.   Get Out serves as the comedian/actor's

Flashback Friday: Salt-N-Pepa X “Push It” 1986!

    Photo: Wetpaint   One of Salt-N-Pepa's hit classics, "Push It" is an all-time favorite among hip-hop fans everywhere. Released in 1986 on their album Hot, Cool, & Vicious, Cheryl "Salt" James and Sandy "Pepa" Denton's "Push It" will remain a party starter for years to come.    

Bill Cosby’s Daughter, Ensa Cosby Dies at 44

Photo: Urban Islandz   Ensa Cosby, the daughter of Bill Cosby, has passed away from renal disease according to Cosby's spokesman, Andrew Wyatt. Renal disease is a chronic kidney disease also known as chronic kidney failure.   She was 44-years-old.   The Cosby family released a statement saying, "The Cosby Family thanks, many people for their prayers

Tupac Shakur’s Rape Accuser Speaks Out

    Photo: Caribbean Fever   Years after his fatal death, the woman who accused Tupac Shakur of rape is speaking out.   During an interview with VladTV, Ayanna Jackson sits down and details how she met the legendary rapper in 1993.   “I was in the club. I was having some champagne, and he walked up behind

‘Get Out’ Receives Several Oscar Nominations!

    Photo: The Polytechnic   Get Out has rightfully received several major Oscar nominations.   The film was nominated for Best Picture, Best Lead Actor for Daniel Kaluuya, Best Director for Jordan Peele, and Best Original Screenplay.   Get Out receiving multiple Oscar nominations is exciting since the film was snubbed at the 75th annual Golden Globes.

Kendrick Lamar & Bruno Mars Sales Boost from Successful Grammy Night

    Photo: variety.com   According to Nielsen Music, songs performed on the 2018 Grammys' increased in massive sales with downloads as much as 328 percent.   The performed tracks sold 74,000 downloads. Bruno Mars received one of the most significant boosts, with 24k Magic increasing 157 percent. His hit record "That's What I Like" peak

Taraji P. Henson Set To Star In Emmett Till Biopic!

    Photo: Gary/Chicago Crusader   Taraji P. Henson is set to star in an upcoming film based on Emmett Till. Till a 14-year-old African-American teenager from Chicago was kidnapped and brutally murdered by two white men in Mississippi in 1955.   The 47-year-old actress will play Till's mother, Mamie Till-Mobley. She decided to have her