Findings released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week highlight the renewed threat of another possible measles outbreak. According to the CDC, 22 million babies worldwide did not get the measles vaccine as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The measles is known for being highly contagious and can spread through coughing […]Read More Measles Threat Grows as 22 Million Infants Worldwide Missed Vaccine Due to COVID Pandemic
Since Megan Thee Stallion hit the music scene, she has made it clear that pursuing her education was a top priority. After a less than traditional route, her hard work has finally paid off. The Houston Hot Girl is gearing up to graduate from Texas Southern University this December, and she celebrated by releasing *theeee* hottest […]Read More Megan Thee Stallion Just Posted Her Graduation Pics Wearing Nothing But a One-Piece With a Diploma in Hand
Rap mogul Jay-Z testified Friday in a Manhattan courtroom against claims he reneged on a deal to promote his eponymous fragrance, Gold Jay Z — sniping he is “not a lawyer” during the testy exchange, where he admitted he “did not read” the contract but insisted he “did a lot” for the launch. The “Empire […]Read More Jay-Z testifies in NYC in breach-of-contract suit in perfume deal
Sean Paul hasn’t left Jamaica for 18 months. In ordinary times, the ambassador for dancehall jets around the world enthusiastically encouraging us all to shake our things. But thanks to the pandemic, even an invitation to Cardi B’s recent birthday party in Las Vegas couldn’t pry him off the island. “I was like, ‘Yo, I’m […]Read More Sean Paul: ‘Legal cannabis dispensaries are a good thing, but their weed tastes like cardboard’
Doe or Die is the debut studio album by rapper AZ, released October 10, 1995 on EMI Records. The album features guest appearances by artists such as Nas and Miss Jones, and production from N.O. Joe, Pete Rock, L.E.S., and Buckwild, among others. The album spawned the single “Sugar Hill” – which was certified gold by the RIAA in 1995. Upon release, Doe or Die received notable critical and […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE OCTOBER 10. 1995 AZ RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM DO OR DIE
Crenshaw is the eighth official mixtape by American rapper Nipsey Hussle. The mixtape was released as a free digital download on October 8, 2013, on mixtape hosting websites. It was also released in a limited first edition of 1,000 copies for $100 each including other incentives via his All Money In record label. The mixtape features production by The Futuristiks, 1500 or Nothin’, 9th Wonder, DJ Dahi, Mike […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, OCT 8, 2013 NIPSEY HUSSLE RELEASED HIS EIGTH MIXTAPE CRENSHAW HOSTED BY DJ DRAMA
Since the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, thousands of women in the UK have been saying that their periods have been disrupted, say experts. After more than 30,000 women said their menstrual cycle being somewhat altered after getting the COVID-19 vaccine, reported Sky News. The UK’s Yellow Card scheme, where people can voluntarily report their side effects to any medication […]Read More COVID-19 Vaccines Seem to Affect Periods, And That’s Finally Being Investigated
More than 12,000 migrants, many of them Haitians, are waiting for asylum at the US-Mexico border The White House has condemned the way Border Patrol has been treating Haitians massed at the border, where agents have been filmed berating the migrants and using whip-like lengths of cord to enforce their orders. I don’t think anyone seeing that footage would […]Read More Video shows ‘horrific’ Border Patrol chase of Haitian migrants as White House says it must not happen again
Nigga Please (stylized as N☆☆★a Please) is the second solo studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Ol’ Dirty Bastard. It was released on September 14, 1999 via Elektra Records. Recording sessions took place at Quad Recording Studios, at Chung King Studios and at 36 Chambers Studio in New York City, and at American Studios in Los Angeles. Production was handled by RZA, The Neptunes, Irv Gotti, Buddha Monk, […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, SEPTEMBER 14, 1999 OL’ DIRTY BASTARD RELEASED HIS SECOND AND FINAL STUDIO ALBUM NIGGA PLEASE.
Applications for the scholarship will open at each school on Friday and close on Sunday. Beyoncé and JAY-Z, who were recently featured in an ad for Tiffany & Co., are now teaming up with the jewelry company to provide scholarships for historically Black colleges and universities. Beyoncé’s BeyGOOD and JAY-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation joined Tiffany & Co. to pledge $2 […]Read More Beyoncé And JAY-Z Partner With Tiffany & Co. To Provide Scholarships For HBCU Students
Mechanics and Farmers Bank (M&F Bank), one of the country’s largest Black-owned banks, has received a $3 million deposit from ChannelAdvisor Corp. to help minority-owned businesses grow and reach sustainability. ChannelAdvisor, which provides cloud-based e-commerce technologies, and M&F, a historic community bank located in Durham, North Carolina, have partnered to increase support to North Carolina-based minority-owned businesses, according […]Read More NATION’S SECOND-LARGEST BLACK-OWNED BANK RECEIVES $3M DEPOSIT TO HELP MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES
One of the project’s curators, Dr. Dwandalyn Reece, explains why the ambitious box set was intended to go beyond a greatest-hits collection The new Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap—a nine-disc collection of 129 songs accompanied by a 300-page book—is an imposing object. Yet hip-hop itself is a pretty imposing subject, because it’s not just a […]Read More The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap Explains Why Hip-Hop Conquered the World
The crazy deal saw the exchange of hands as the Bulls received the 2020 Slam Dunk contest winner Derrick Jones Jr. The Blazers got Larry Nance Jr. and the Cavs locked Lauri Markkanen in the deal that reignited the trade market. But what did the NY-based team get out of this? The Cavaliers have something […]Read More Brooklyn Nets on the Brink of Pipping Los Angeles Lakers to Sign Yet Another All-Star
George Lester Jackson (September 23, 1941 – August 21, 1971) was an American author, activist, and convicted criminal. While serving a sentence for armed robbery in 1961, Jackson became involved in revolutionary activity and co-founded the Marxist–Leninist Black Guerrilla Family. 1970, he was charged, along with two other Soledad Brothers, with the murder of Correctional Officer John Vincent Mills […]Read More PAYING HOMAGE TO REVOLUTIONIST GEORGE JACKSON 50 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH.
At 14, he was the youngest known FBI informant in U.S. history IN A SEPT. 4, 2015 FILE PHOTO, RICHARD ‘WHITE BOY RICK” WERSHE JR. SITS IN A COURTROOM AT FRANK MURPHY HALL OF JUSTICE IN DETROIT. HE FILED A LAWSUIT TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021 SEEKING $100 MILLION, CLAIMING HE WAS COERCED INTO ASSISTING POLICE […]Read More Cops Made ‘White Boy Rick’ Wershe a Drug Snitch at 14. Now He’s Suing.
In Arkansas, a local rapper dropped a music video that expressed his fears of going outside and playing with his friends.null Four-year-old Kashmania, whose real name is Kash Coullier, is not one’s typical recording artist. He is a legitimate rapper with a social following of more than 15,000 on Instagram, more than 11,000 on Facebook, and a […]Read More 4-YEAR-OLD RAPPER GOES VIRAL FOR SPITTING BARS ABOUT GUN VIOLENCE
Edutainment is the fourth album from Boogie Down Productions. Released on July 17, 1990, it is an album whose lyrics deal with afrocentricity and socio-political knowledge. It has 6 skits/interludes known as ‘exhibits’ that all talk about or relate to Black people. Many skits feature Kwame Ture (né Stokely Carmichael) a leader of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement. The album was certified Gold by […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JULY 17, 1990 BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS DROPPED THEIR FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM EDUTAINMENT
A perfect storm of deportations and pop culture created a violent U.S.-inspired gang culture, and Belize is reeling from a spate of recent killings. BELIZE CITY, Belize—A discarded bicycle lay on a dimly lit side street near a pool of blood, surrounded by around a dozen bullet shells in Belize’s biggest city. Local cops surveyed […]Read More How the US Exported a Bloods and Crips Gang War to Belize
Home » Basketball » “Biggie, Jay Z and Nas are the only rappers who finished our recordings in one take”: When Shaq revealed how he and the legendary East Coast rapper collaborated for a hit recordBASKETBALL “Biggie, Jay Z and Nas are the only rappers who finished our recordings in one take”: When Shaq revealed how he and the […]Read More “Biggie, Jay Z and Nas are the only rappers who finished our recordings in one take”: When Shaq revealed how he and the legendary East Coast rapper collaborated for a hit record
Zaila Avant-garde is a name we’ll be hearing for a while, this after the 14-year-old became the first Black American Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion after properly spelling the word “Murraya” with confidence. The Louisiana native and budding basketball player set the Internet ablaze after the news of her historic feat went wide. Avant-garde, who lives […]Read More History Is Black: Zaila Avant-garde Becomes 1st Black American Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion