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No, Drake And Serena Williams Are Still Not Engaged

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 10.10.2015 | Sports

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For Love of the Music: A Review of Matisyahu's Live at Stubb's, Vol. III

Netanel Miles-Yepez | Posted 10.08.2015 | Religion
Netanel Miles-Yepez

Ten years after the release of his breakthrough album, Live at Stubb's (which reached #1 on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart), Matisyahu has again returned to the well-known Texas venue to record Live at Stubb's, Vol. III.

Hip-Hop Artist Ro Spit Represents His Home City of Pontiac on New Album I.V. Life

Kelly Frazier | Posted 10.08.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Ro Spit just released his newest album titled I.V. Life, a play on the Indian Village neighborhood in Pontiac he grew up in. Recently, I met up with Ro Spit at Burn Rubber's new location on Main Street in Royal Oak and we talked about the new album along with his career in hip hop and fashion.

An Intimate Conversation With Empire's Sean Cross

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment
Marjoriet T. Matute

I had the pleasure of chatting with Empire's newest musical genius, Sean Cross while the build up was intensifying. He let me in on some of his intimate memories with close friend and mentor, Producer Swizz Beatz.

Facts Are Facts -- Robby Is on the Rise

Myrlaun Walker | Posted 10.06.2015 | Entertainment
Myrlaun Walker

Last September, the interweb was introduced to new heartthrob, Robby Blackwell, by popular producer DJ Marley Waters on a track called "Afterparty" featuring Christina Milian where the new swoon brought with him a remarkably strong, soulful, yet, seductive voice.

Classic '90s Cartoons Get Remixed With This Hilarious Hashtag

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.30.2015 | Black Voices

Nickelodeon is bringing back several popular '90s cartoon TV shows in a new programming block titled, "The Splat" and everyone is rejoicing....

By the Community, For the Community: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Communities typically have the keys to their own liberation and ability to thrive. This week The Pollination Project celebrates projects that are by ...

10 Will Smith Jams We'll Always Adore, In Honor Of His Birthday

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.25.2015 | Black Voices

Will Smith, the rapper and Academy Award-nominated actor, turns 47 on Friday September 25! Although many of us were introduced to him as Cousin Will o...

The Insane Clown Posse Hope We All Find Faith in Our Lives With Their New Album The Marvelous Missing Link: Found

Kelly Frazier | Posted 09.22.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

With their latest release, The Marvelous Missing Link: Found, ICP renews its faith in a world flooded with all sorts of crazy acts and events, where understanding is constantly needed.

Idris Elba Shows Off His Suave Dance Moves And Rap Skills In Music Video

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.21.2015 | Black Voices

Just when we thought Idris Elba couldn't get any cooler, he proves us wrong. Nigerian hip-hop artist, D'Banj, combines the star power of Elba and Sier...

L. Londell McMillan Talks SOURCE360

Tracey Y. Smith | Posted 09.18.2015 | Black Voices
Tracey Y. Smith

L. LONDELL MCMILLAN is well known as an entertainment lawyer who has represented Prince, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Usher, Kanye West and many others. McMillan is also a noted community activist and publisher of The Source and Jones magazines.

Christian Scott Continues to Expand, Explore and Grow with Stretch Music

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

"On this record, you're going to hear 808s, you're going to hear subs, you're going to hear oscillating guitars, and you're going to hear distortion on shit other than guitar," Scott recently told Noisey.

DJ Mustard: Hip-Hop, R&B and the Long Game for Fame

Nile Cappello | Posted 09.18.2015 | San Francisco
Nile Cappello

Signed to Jay Z's Rocnation since 2013, DJ Mustard has been slinging tunes since age 11 -- getting his start DJ'ing a party at his uncle's bar in Westchester and getting his DJ moniker from his given name, Dijon.

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood: The Miles Effect

Kelsey Minor | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

There was some chatter on the blogs about two gay cast members joining the cast of Love and Hip Hop all summer long but it wasn't until the premiere and that kiss between Miles and Milan that viewers knew for sure that the season was going to be like no other season, moreover, no other franchise of Love and Hip Hop

Detroit Hip-Hop Artist Nolan The Ninja Unveils Forthcoming EP with Premiere of New Song 'clockers.'

Kelly Frazier | Posted 09.15.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Of the new faces emerging from the Detroit hip-hop scene, Nolan The Ninja is arising quickly as one of the city's next notable names.

The Birth of Pregnant Boy - Premiere: WAVE feat. Doja Cat ,Go Dreamer & Left Brain

Myrlaun Walker | Posted 09.14.2015 | Entertainment
Myrlaun Walker

If you're not familiar with rappers Doja Cat, GoDreamer, or Odd Future member Left Brain, then you're in for a treat. Today these guys have given me the pleasure to premiere one of the better all rap collaborations of the summer, WAVE.

Detroit Hip-Hop Artist Quelle Chris Tackles Our Society's Virtue on New Album Innocent Country

Kelly Frazier | Posted 09.02.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Quelle Chris has always been an oddball of Detroit hip-hop. From his early days with the group Wasted Youth along with other projects like Awesome In Outer Space or Crown Nation, he defies all aesthetics with music that is a mirror reflection of his own self.

WATCH: Rapper Teaches Kids to Work Hard for Success

HooplaHa | Posted 08.28.2015 | Teen

Drawing on his own personal experience as both a producer and rapper, Drumma Boy stresses the importance of hard work and sacrifice.

5 Reasons Lauryn Hill's Influence On Music Is Incomparable

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.27.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moment...

The Movement for Black Lives is Full of Elders, But Maybe Not Old People

Derecka Purnell | Posted 08.27.2015 | Black Voices
Derecka Purnell

Elders ask questions and learn how to build intergenerational movements, even when they do not understand younger generations. Elders build. Old people? They die. They judge and die. I submit that they kill young people in the process.

DJ Soko Builds From his Detroit Hip-Hop Roots on Debut Album Domino Effect

Kelly Frazier | Posted 08.26.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

In these times when hip-hop is struggling with its own maturation, Domino Effect is one of many examples where an album can live through grown sensibilities.

67 Times Rappers Name Dropped 'Donald Trump'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.21.2015 | Black Voices

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20 Years After the Hip Hop Classic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, Raekwon's Influence Goes Far Beyond Music

Marc Cheatham | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Cheatham

It is Raekwon that has mastered unique, digital, and modern ways to celebrate the album and the classic time period of the mid-nineties. There is no doubt that the over 30 tour dates that crisscrossed the U.S. is a fitting tribute all in itself.

Afropunk Festival Takes Over the World

Lauri Lyons | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment
Lauri Lyons

If you haven't noticed, there is a cultural shift taking place in America, and across the globe. The shift is loud, colorful, disruptive, and at times entertaining. Afropunk, the international music festival and community, is part of the alternative cultural shift.

Memoir in Fantasia: Defining the Indefinable With Buck 65's Wicked and Weird Tales

Jaime Lubin | Posted 08.20.2015 | Books
Jaime Lubin

The acclaimed Canadian hip-hop artist, producer, and radio host is speaking to me via Skype about his new memoir Wicked and Weird: The Amazing Tales of Buck 65, unaware that he's just made the understatement of the century.