Straight Outta Compton Proves to be a Box Office Hit

Posted by Savina Billups - August 20, 2015

Kendrick Lamar’s “Damn” Got the people like Damnnnn

Posted by Debria Tyler - June 7, 2017

Who knew that on April 17, 2017 the rap game would change forever? Now all the hip-hop scholars and future MC’s would have a new tune to rock to. A tune that provokes critical thinking and self-expression, rather than just a dope beat or a catchy hook. On that sunny day in April, the citizens of

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Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta Premiere: The cast revealed

Posted by Courtneii Ciara - May 28, 2017

Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta is shaping up to be the most intense season yet! With a cast of young heavy hitters in the Hip Hop world it’s clear this WEtv brand is just getting started. The southeast branch stars Shad Moss aka Bow Wow, Reginae Carter (Lil’ Wayne, Toya Wright), Zonnique Pullins (Tiny of

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Interview: Imani Josey’s coming of age book ‘The Blazing Star’

Posted by Kofi - May 9, 2017

Imani Josey has been writing since she was a young girl, in fact the inspiration for her latest book ‘The Blazing Star’ began from a story she wrote at only 10 years old. She hopes that the book will be a source of self discovery for readers as they witness the growth of the characters.

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Project We Care Teaches Girls to F.L.Y. [VIDEO RECAP]

Posted by Courtneii Ciara - March 20, 2017

Our friends, Project We Care, Inc. hosted its 3rd annual First Love Yourself event on February 11th in Atlanta, Georgia.  Steadily growing and awe-inspiring, Project We Care’s F.L.Y. is where 100+ girls come together with mentors for a day of inspiration, affirmation, self-love practices, sisterhood-building activities and etiquette instruction led by co-founder, Rosalyn Hedgepeth.  Love

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Nike to develop Hijab line for Muslim Female Athletes

Posted by Kofi - March 14, 2017

Just two days before International Women’s Day Nike announced that it would be releasing a line of Hijabs for Muslim female athletes. The new line will begin sales in the Spring of 2018. With the current xenophobic trends in our society this is a great step towards inclusion. While they are not the first to

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SANGO takes the stage in ATL

Posted by Kevin Foote - March 9, 2017

  Sango among other DJs including Xander BLK performed at Terminal West in Atlanta to a sold out show on March 2 and it was an impressive display of musical delight all around. The crowd was feeling every beat. Sango is a Seattle based producer who is most known for his remixes of Aaliyah, Drake,

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Chance The Rapper to Donate $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools

Posted by Kofi - March 7, 2017

Chance The Rapper has,B for quite some time been vocal concerning his hometown of Chicago and the greater issues which impact inner city youth. While his multiple Grammy’s and his ability to remain independent within the music industry have been the cause of more recent headlines, today it was his philanthropic work which was the

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Stanford to offer free Tuition, how will this impact the future of Education?

Posted by Kofi - March 3, 2017

As tuition has risen 120% in the last 20 years, attending a University something most don’t even consider. When one adds up room and board, tuition, food, travel, books, and the additional expenses, it can be truly daunting. In my own case, although my parents both had great jobs, their own student loans kept them

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6 Reasons Why We Respect DJ Khaled

Posted by Shaa Ravine - March 1, 2017

Dj Khaled named his 3-month old son Asahd Khaled the executive producer of this upcoming 10th studio album, Grateful. By doing this Asahd will collect royalties for the rest of his life. His first single off of the upcoming album Grateful entitled “Shining” not only features Beyonce but it features Jay-Z as well. A Carter family collab?! #Goals. It has also reached

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