Recap: Gabrielle’s Place hosts grand opening with rapper Yo-Yo

    Photo: Gabrielle's Place Instagram   Gabrielle's Place hosted their grand opening Sunday, Oct.28 with a lunch served special with special guest Yolanda “Yo-Yo” Whitaker. Ya'll remember Yo-Yo right? "Don't try to play me out."     Founded by Dawn House in 2011, Gabrielle's Place is a non-profit organization that provides resources to families that are affected

Tupac Shakur’s High School Love Letters Are Up for Auction

    Photo: TheSource.com   Let's be honest, Tupac Shakur even after death is still one of the most relevant rappers. While some may have a perception of Shakur as just being an outspoken rapper, Shakur had a soft spot, especially for the ladies.   Recently, two love letters he wrote to a high school crush

Top 5 Moments At The 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

    Photo: raw-hollywood.com   The 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards was a lituation. I always look forward to watching the BET Hip Hop Awards each year because it’s a night celebrating all things hip-hop.   On Oct.16, the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards celebrated the biggest stars representing for the culture.   Hosted by comedian and actor Deray Davis

Flashback Friday: Is Lil’ Kim Sexualizing Our Children? (1997)

    Photo: COSMOPOLITAN South Africa   It's no doubt that Lil' Kim is a leading lady in hip-hop. She has broken barriers for women in hip-hop to be open about their sexuality and rap about what the fellas rap about in their music. This is shown in the new generation of rap queens like

“Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” Premiere [Red Carpet Event]

    What’s up ya’ll! I’m back at it again with exclusive footage from the “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” premiere red carpet event on Oct.2 at the Tongue & Groove.   Yes, ladies and gents, CeeSoDope was in the building and got a chance to speak with some of the stars from the

Twitter Goes Crazy Over Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V’ Release

    Photo: Hotnewhiphop.com   CeeSoDope readers it's finally here! Lil Wayne has finally dropped his anticipated album, Tha Carter V on Friday, Sep.28. The album comes the day after the rapper turns 36-years-old.     While the release of Tha Carter V is exciting for the die-hard hip-hop and Weezy fans, the road to release has

Flashback Friday: Celebrating The Godmother of Hip-Hop, Sylvia Robinson

    Photo: Billboard   I may sound like a broken record when it comes to talking about hip-hop, but I'll repeat this, hip-hop has always been a male-dominated business, and that is no secret. However, women have contributed to the sound of hip-hop since it was birth in New York City.   From Lil Kim,

Flashback Friday: Celebrating The King of Pop

    Photo: YouTube   Do you remember the time? Yes, ladies and gentlemen this Flashback Friday, CeeSoDope would like to celebrate the life and legacy of Michael Jackson. The King of Pop's birthday (Aug.29) was the talk on Twitter and users reminisced and tweeted about the influence Jackson left on the world with his