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Rihanna’s much anticipated video “Man Down” premiered today on BET’s “106 & Park.” The West Indian beauty has always loved reggae and decided to tap into Jamaican culture as she filmed the video “Man Down” in the land of reggae music.  Rihanna strutted her stuff through small Jamaican villages. With super high heels and her […]

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Is there anything quite like a new J. Cole track for your listening enjoyment? The man who recently schooled Idolator on the state of hip hop dropped new rap “Nothing Like It” last night, sampling The Dynamic Superiors’ “Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing,” along with an older post-mortem collaboration with Notorious B.I.G. on 1999’s […]

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After innumerable delays, it looks like Diddy‘s Last Train to Paris is finally on it’s way. The album now has a release date of December 21, and current single ‘Loving You No More (feat. Drake)’ – the video for which recenlt premiered – is doing really well. Today, Diddy premiered yet another new song, ‘I’m […]

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With only a month left until the release of her new album Loud, Rihanna has ditched long time manager Marc Jordan and signed with Jay-Z‘s Roc Nation Management. While this news came out of nowhere, this isn’t that big of a surprise seeing as Rihanna was discovered and signed to Def Jam by Jay and […]

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Cipriani Wall Street played host to the finale event on the five city Hennessy Artistry Tour – an innovative musical platform that blends art, culture and music from emerging performers, popular music artists of today and for the finale: music icons. The venue is made up of revival Greek architecture. The 70-foot roof  let the […]

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New Hollywood Cole! There’s no word on whether this track will appear on his debut album or his upcoming mixtape, but wherever it ends up it’s one of the hottest songs he’s dropped in a minute.

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Though there are a select few who still view it as ‘stealing,’ sampling is a core element of hip-hop/pop production. So many of our favorite songs have samples, expertly flipped and edited so that they’re almost unrecognizable from the original. The best producers can take 2 seconds from an old songs lost in time and […]

Ebony magazine is celebrating  its 65th Anniversary this November, and they’re doing so in style. The cover of the special anniversary issue features Usher, Mary J. Blige, Taraji Henson, Nia Long & Samuel L. Jackson.  Newly appointed editor-in-chief Amy Dubois Barnett has relaunched the magazine with a modern, sophisticated new look. It’s great to see […]

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Hey GlobalGrind, it’s @tamekaraymond I have a really fond memory of meeting our President Barack Obama, it was August 4 2007 and my husband and I were invited to ‘surprise’ President Obama at his hotel here in Atlanta. President Obama was in Atlanta campaigning for presidency and ended up being stuck here away from his […]

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Last night, despite an unusual hail storm in New York City, fans packed into Radio City Music Hall for a concert that featured RnB newcomers and legends. With two opening songs by Miguel, the Jive Records signee warmed up semi wet fans with his hit, ‘All I Want Is You.’ Immediately followed by a Philadelphia […]

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In 2008 not only did young voters come out in records numbers for President Obama but he also found support from Diddy, Mary J. Blige,  Beyonce and Jay-Z. Jay-Z is continuing to encourage young Americans to continue their voting participation by using a public service announcement to ensure the young population makes it out to […]

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Here is a new mixtape by J. Cole titled, For The Ville Pt. 2′. The mixtape is hosted by DatPiff.com. Download and enjoy and make sure you spread the word!