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Staged like a united trilogy in order to flood the masses with freedom of expression without the usual lyrical content Chrisette Michele has enlisted Talib Kweli & Black Thought to send a powerful message with her title track song, “Let Freedom Reign!” She has collected her freedom through her voice & is not “giving in” […]

Why are you taking a stand against HIV/AIDS? My positive charge is my children. They are at the same time my inspiration and reward. How can we show our support for people living with HIV/AIDS? We have to treat people with HIV just like any active member of our society. Education is key. We must […]

We’ve rounded up your daily dose of Celebrity Twitpics. Celebs were twitpicing away late last night and this morning.  @kimkardashian celebrated her 30th birthday last night and tweeted ‘on the boat with @OfficialCas Celebs love to tweet and twitpic as Kim Kardashian celebrated her 30th birthday, Diddy was twitpicing a new pair of sneakers! MORE […]

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African superstars Bajah and the Dry Eye Crew have already gained national recognition in their home country of Sierra Leone and now they’re ready to take on the global music scene. Bajah and the Crew, A-Klazz and Dovy Dovy have a unique musical style called Gbomognoh (pronounced bo-mo-no) a fusion of hip-hop, funk, reggae and the characteristic Sierra Leonean condemnation of the […]

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I know you all have probably been wondering where I’ve been (or that might just be my ego hoping that you’ve been wondering…). Imagine my surprise when I looked up and it was late August! Where did the Summer go? I feel like it was just yesterday I was talking about the weather finally warming […]

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Fresh, jazzy beats as well as moisture filled the air yesterday evening at Park Slope’s Prospect Park. This very well-attended Celebrate Brooklyn! event was hosted by Brooklyn native Talib Kweli and welcomed some of the biggest names in Hip Hop for decades. Thousands upon thousands of people piled into the Prospect Park Bandshell yearning to hear […]

Beats and beautiful ladies, what more do we need for a party?  This wasn’t just any shindig but more of a casual chat session with professional ladies in the music industry.  Shayna D from Sirius Radio organically created a community of like-minded people to connect and help each other, which over the last year and […]

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When it’s your first time at Summer Jam, you don’t really know what to expect. That’s why I went into this year’s fete – my first ever – with a bit of trepidation. See, if you’ve ever heard the tales surrounding the annual event, then you’d know it’s a certified mess. In 2009, I copped […]

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Calling all New Yorkers and tri-state area residents, Global Grind is giving away Summer Jam 2010 tickets courtesy of HOT 97! It’s the concert you’ve been waiting all year for and we’ve got your chance to win. Be there live for the epic event. On Sunday, June 6, 2010, be a part of Hip-Hop history […]

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Written By Jay Billion Next week Diddy will be James Lipton’s guest on Inside the Actors Studio. Yeah you heard me right. I can see your blank expression and blinking from here (lol). Diddy is one of many Raptors. When I say Raptor I am not talking about a Dinosaur or a Basketball player. A […]

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Thanks to the proficient people at Sirius Satellite Radio, Hip Hop Nation held a Reflection Eternal Release Party which was hosted by MTV’s Sway and had Dj Premier on the 1s & 2s. Thankfully I had the opportunity to attend. It’s been ten years since Talib Kweli and Hi Tek came together with their album […]

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It’s no secret that trying to make it in the music industry is a difficult task. There are so many artists these days, that it’s hard to set yourself apart from the masses. Bringing something fresh to the table such as a unique sound, inspirational lyrics, and the look to go with it are key […]