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The Army Corps issued a letter demanding that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vacate the land so that they can move forward with building the controversial oil pipeline.


The U.S. Supreme Court is slated to decide whether President Obama will have the power to prevent illegal immigrants in our country from being deported.

Willow, Will & Jada Questioned Twice By Child Services After reports surfaced about Child Protective Services investigating the controversial photo with 13-year-old Willow Smith lying in…


Yasiin Bey (pictured), formerly known as the musical artist and actor Mos Def, who currently lives in South Africa is reportedly canceling his upcoming U.S. tour…

Yasiin Bey took on a difficult procedure by being force fed food to demonstrate what the 100 Guantánamo Bay prisoners are experiencing. The Four minute film…

Rap impressario Mos Def will take to the stage at the Fort Greene Festival in Brooklyn, Saturday, June 25th.  Actress and fellow Brooklynite Rosie Perez will host the event.  Included in the musical line up are rock-n-soul singer Res, Afro-Punk band Game Rebellion, and the violin playing hip-hop duo Nuttin But Stringz.  The Fort Greene Festival is […]

The NAACP held a celebration for AGC’s Outstanding Musical Theatre Performance Of “Sarafina,” the play “Through The Night” opened in NYC, and Hennessy Artistry jumped off in Miami. See pics of Charles Randolph-Wright, Lynn Whitfield, Eve, Malika Yoba, Lynn Whitfield, and others Source:

Hip hop producers are known for digging deep in the crates for the records they use to create the songs we all know and love.  No genre is immune from being sampled!