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Jun 23, 2017

African-American Music Appreciation Month: 5 Essential Reads

In a nod to the integral role African-American musicians play in the country’s rich musical legacy, we’ve decided to highlight our own “playlist” of articles, pieces that feature icons like Michael Jackson and Tupac Shakur, along with forgotten – but no less important – voices...

Jun 23, 2017

MySpace Founder’s Latest Company Uses A.I. To Hook Gamers And Get The Cash

Just like his pioneering business MySpace.com, Chris DeWolfe’s new business is one of the hottest, and fastest growing in the $40 billion gaming space.

Jun 22, 2017

Remembering Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, And How Society Treats Its Sports Heroes

The world today seems very different to that of Joe Louis’ heyday. Yet the appeal of boxing as a spectator sport remains strong and there are some noticeable parallels in the way in which we think about and portray our sports heroes.

Jun 21, 2017

Here’s Why Dubai Was The Perfect Backdrop For 2 Chainz’ New Video “Sleep When U Die”

Dubai had already cornered the market for luxury goods in the Middle East, but now the country is becoming a powerhouse on the world stage.

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Jun 21, 2017

Donald Trump’s Beef With China Means Nothing To The Higher Brothers, Or Hip-Hop

Donald Trump may be attempting to agitate a trade war with China, but there can be no restrictions on the cross-border flow of hip-hop culture...

#WCW Sachia Vickery: How Shootouts Helped Tennis Wiz Shoot To The Top

Sachia's mom witnessed shootings and random acts of violence on a regular basis, just to push her daughter forward...

This Hip-Hop Album Cover Cost A Former Student His Job At A Christian College

Another college in Indiana took action against an employee, over a hip-hop album cover and posted a Facebook page.

Slim Thug Isn’t Feeling The #FloydMayweatherChallenge and Offers Up A Better Hashtag

Slim isn't feeling Floyd's challenge and called on people to stop wasting their money, by creating his own new challenge.

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Jun 17, 2017

Game College: Professor Ken Explains Why You Should Choose Prosperity Over Popularity

Professor Ken’s reveals his rules for “prosperity over popularity"...

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Jun 16, 2017

In Tupac’s Life, The Struggles and Triumphs of a Generation

Since his death in 1996, Tupac’s place in the pantheon of cultural icons has been firmly cemented. Scores of books and documentaries have detailed his life, career and tragic death, while musicians continue to pay tribute to his influence in their songs.

Jun 15, 2017

New U.S. Mexican Beer Mocks Donald Trump – And Flies Off The Shelves

This beer playing out Donald Trump was dreamt up by Cru Cru, Mexican partner Error de Diciembre and Epic Brewing of the United States shortly before Trump's victory...

Jun 15, 2017

Everything You Need To Know Before Floyd Mayweather Beats Up Conor McGregor This August

Floyd Mayweather is going to square off against Conor McGregor this August in a fight that is supposed to rake in an estimated $180 million.

Jun 14, 2017

#WCW October Gonzalez: The Real “Fox” On “Beat Shazam”

Jamie Foxx has been making the rounds to publicize his new show “Beat Shazam," but the real "fox" on the show is his sidekick, October Gonzalez.

Jun 13, 2017

Golden State Warrior Fans Torture LeBron James With Meme after Meme

How does the Internet react to The Warriors’ win over LeBron James and The Cav’s? Memes of course…

Jun 12, 2017

Homeless to Billions: The Founder of Patron Gives Up The Keys To Success

One would assume that being homeless would turn someone rich into a greedy bastard. Instead, Patron's founder has committed to giving away his $3 billion fortune...

Jun 9, 2017

“Romeo and Juliet” Gets Real-Life Twist In Documentary “Romeo is Bleeding” Backed By Russell Simmons

A new documentary chronicles the efforts of educator Donte Clark and real-life drama, as he leads a cast of high school students in a remake of "Romeo and Juliet.

Jun 9, 2017

YFN Lucci Makes A Day “Unforgettable” For Valdosta High Wildcats

Rapper YFN Lucci maybe a new platinum artist thanks to his song "Key to the Streets," but he hasn't forgotten the keys that open the door to his success – his fans...

Jun 9, 2017

New Marijuana Infused Pizza Is A Hit

This new pizza could be the next big thing, with the best topping...weed

Jun 7, 2017

Apple’s First TV Show With will.i.am Shows What It Takes To Build An App

"Planet of the Apps" came from musician will.i.am, who with producer Ben Silverman had shopped the series to traditional TV players before approaching Apple.

Jun 6, 2017

These Stupid (and Offensive) Memes Cost Students Their Education At Harvard

This set of memes that aren't even funny have cost a group of Harvard students from the Class of 2021 dearly...

Jun 6, 2017

How Pop Culture Can (And Should) Change Legal Views On Swearing

Swearing in pop culture can diminish the taboo status of swear words, rendering them less offensive.

Jun 5, 2017

Jay Z’s Nephew Nahziah Carter Is Planning To Shoot His Way Out Of His Uncle’s Shadow

Nahziah Carter is becoming one of the most sought-after players – not just because of his famous family connection – but because of his extraordinary abilities on the court.

Jun 2, 2017

The Weeknd Shows His Knowledge of Art With New Line Designed By Futura

The Weeknd links with graff legend Futura for a new line of clothing...

Jun 1, 2017

Watching Porn and Fapping Can Hinder Your Real Life Pimpin’ Game According to Doctors

If you're not careful, watching too much porn will hinder your pimpin’ game in real life.

May 31, 2017

LL Cool J’s Daughter Samaria Leah – “Around the Way Girl” Getting It In The Fashion World

LL Cool J has made some great music, but the best thing LL ever created may have been his daughter, Samaria Leah.

May 31, 2017

DJ Dahi: How A Job As A Resident Agent In College Led To Producing For The World’s Top Hip-Hop Stars

DJ Dahi has produced hit records for Kendrick, Drake and Jay Z, but he started as a Resident Agent in college...

May 30, 2017

Here Are 4 Tips For Indie Rappers to Find Success, From An Indie Rapper

According to rising rapper Christian Vind, starting a career in music comes with the same headaches as launching any new business...

May 25, 2017

‘Show Me the Sole’: The Exhilarating Sight of Sneakers on Show

The Rise of Sneaker Culture showcases about 150 pairs of iconic sneakers and charts how the sneaker has developed from its humble origins in the mid-19th century to its current position as a cultural icon...

May 25, 2017

Colorado Cannabis Tours Promises A Break From “Marijuana Persecution” and Business Booms

Colorado Cannabis Tours offers pottery classes, painting, courses on how to make edibles and even a weed-magic show by Penn Gillette, of Penn & Teller....

May 25, 2017

Four Reasons Why Statik Selektah Is One Of The Top Hip-Hop Producers

Let Statik Selektah teach you how to make a beat and be successful at the same time...

May 24, 2017

#WCW: Muhire Kwizera and K’yal Bannister Of Spelman College

Just last weekend, two superb students graduated as co-valedictorians for the Spellman Class of 2017.

May 23, 2017

Six Reasons Why Stopping Worldwide Terrorism Is So Challenging

Believe it or not, terror attacks are rare...which is why they are so hard to stop....

May 20, 2017

Game College: Professor Ken Breaks Down The Key Ingredients Of A Plan

In this week's class, Professor Ken explains the finer points of creating a plan and more importantly, how to properly execute one.

May 19, 2017

Oh Crap: The Newest Weapon Of Protesters is “The PooPootov Cocktail”

A new tactic has been dubbed the "Poopootov" in a play on the Molotov cocktails often seen at streets protests...

May 19, 2017

Hillary Clinton Will Be The Next Big Politician To Get Played Out On A College Campus

Hillary Clinton is about to feel the pain next month, when she visits Medgar Evers College...

May 18, 2017

Forget Frats…These Hip-Hop Cyphers Give Students A Way To Be Included Without Being Killed

Instead of being beaten, assaulted, humiliated and killed in some cases, these students have opted to find diversity and inclusion through another route – hip-hop culture...