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“Muralismo Morte: The Rebirth of Muralism In Contemporary Art”, is a new hardcover book by Jens Besser published by From Here To Fame Publishing, the outfit behind “Arabic Graffiti” and dozens of books on graffiti and contemporary art, which takes a look at contemporary mural painting around the world. Peppered with hundreds of color photographs […]

I get asked everyday “Free where’s the album? Free do you still rap and sing? Free what happened to music”? Well here’s my answer.  I grew up in dancing school, singing groups and performing in plays. When my dance troupe did Diana Ross’s “I’m coming out “ I was Diana, when we performed The Nutcracker […]

I spend a good amount of time talking with the youth.. At colleges, high schools, Boys n Girls Club Community Programs, and unfortunately at detention centers around the U.S. [pagebreak] Because of this I’m looking forward to Obama’s speech this evening addressing the issues they are facing and hearing what his vision is for their […]

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Lyfe JenningsSad news to hear that R&B singer Chester Bamsu “Lyfe” Jennings was sentenced to 3 and a half years this week.  It’s Not sad because he’s a celebrity, but because even after doing 10+ years in jail for Arson in 1992, coming out and releasing 4 celebrated (what The New York Times calls ‘socially […]

“I have the most sensitive skin on earth” is what everybody says and some of us really do. My face breaks out if someone kisses my cheek who’s body chemistry doesn’t match mine, I’m allergic to wool, dogs, cats, grass, pollen and the list goes on.   Most people with sensitive skin also have eczema or some form of […]

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Hosts of 106 & Park Rocsi and Terrence J are featured in the fall issue of The Source Magazine. The shoot went for a high-school feel with varsity jackets and book bags. It looks like it was all fun and games on set with the two who imitated food fights, detention, and picking up girls […]

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Music producer Swizz Beatz has adopted a charter school in his hometown of the Bronx, New York.  Swizz Beatz has pledged to support the arts program of the school located in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. The producer toured the school yesterday and addressed the importance of education, reassuring his commitment to […]

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106 & Park host Terrence J celebrated his 27th birthday a little early last night at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Radio personality Angela Yee hosted the party, which was attended by celebs such as Angela Simmons, Michelle Williams and Olivia. Terrence’s actual birthday is April 20th, but that didn’t stop him and his […]

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106 & Park hostess Rocsi Diaz recently took a trip down to Miami to get some of that great weather, and it looks like she had some fun during the trip. She tweeted a picture of herself sipping a little something while louging and relaxing, and her body is definitely on point. It’s great to […]

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Diggy Simmons has recently found success with his music career. He released his first mixtape, ‘The First Flight,’ which received great feedback from many internet sites and got over 100,000 downloads. He also landed a recording deal with Atlantic Records last week. Yesterday, the young rapper paid a visit to BET’s 106 & Park to […]

<p>R&amp;B songstress Monica was playing guest host on BET&rsquo;s 106 and Park yesterday evening. Monica was also there to promote her sixth studio album, &ldquo;Still Standing&ldquo;, which is in stores now</p><p>Monica also opened up to Vibe Magazine about why she addressed her break up with her baby father, Rocko, on Twitter and what led to […]

<p>Snoop and Big Boy chop it up about Tiger Woods, and Snoop performs a mixture of hits and classics including <em>Next Episode</em>, <em>I Wanna Rock</em>, <em>What’s My Name</em> and more.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>