The Grammy award-winning rapper is 37 years old today. J. Cole has accomplished a great deal since the release of his debut mixtape, The Come Up, in 2007. While there are many details of his life’s work that fans may recognize, we have 10 facts you didn’t know about the North Carolina rapper inside.

Only a handful of cities have even considered reparations, let alone approved them.

Steele is back with his new album and a new video. Tune in.

Mark Steele is making waves and now he’s back with a 60-second visual that’ll give you life. Ahead of his forthcoming album, Steele dropped a mixtape titled Before A Minute. Now, he delivers the video for “Imaginary Player,” one of ten minute-long freestyles that appear on that tape. While paying homage to Jay Z, the […]

North Carolina Restaurant Serves A Tarantula Burger For $30 A restaurant in Durham, North Carolina is serving a burger with a big, hairy tarantula as a topping. “Bull City Burger and Brewery” is celebrating its 6th annual “exotic meat month” by serving burgers made from unusual meats eaten around the world. The tarantula burger features […]

The anti-baggy pants crew strikes again! Some might remember Mississippi lawmaker Tom Weathersby proposing a bill that would ban saggy pants a year ago. Low riding offenders could face punishment ranging from a warning to a $100 fine, depending on the number of offenses. Now, South Carolina is on the same wave length. Republican and Democrat […]

It’s National Milk Day, and who knew that the North Carolina State Legislature was the hot spot for milk chugging competitions?  Oh, and they do it with straws. Um, ok. Law enforcement in North Carolina is not happy about what happened to police at a Raleigh restaurant. On Friday, a member of the Raleigh Police Protective Association stopped by Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q on Jones Sausage Road. He vented on Facebook about his experience, “Thank you Smithfield’s Chicken & Barbeque Jones Sausage location for the […]

On Wednesday, a North Carolina prosecutor announced that Police Officer Brentley Vinson, who is also Black, "acted lawfully" and will not be charged for shooting and killing 43-year-old Scott.

Who knew that a $10 library fee could cause a person to end up behind bars?