Prince To Reissue Purple Rain, Promises New Music With Warner Bros.


Audiophiles unite, Prince has something for you. The legendary singer has signed a massive new deal with Warner Bros. that gives him the rights to his master recordings and creates “an exclusive global licensing partnership that covers every album released from 1978 into the ’90s,” per a press release. There a plenty of projects coming […]

Will Black Greek Organizations Last? [@marclamonthill @huffpostlive]

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“You’ve got to work HARD, to be a Gamma Man” spewed Big Brother Almighty in the classic college film Skool Daze, directed by Spike Lee.  There has been an major discussion for decades on the issue of hazing during the pledging process amongst Black Greek Letter Fraternities and Sororities.  Numerous scholars and the like have […]

‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Sexually Abusing Minors


Bryan Singer, the man who’s directorial resume includes films such as The Usual Suspects, X-Men, Superman Returns, the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past has been accused of sexually abusing a 17-year old boy in 1999. According to a lawsuit filed in Hawaii federal court, there was more than a single incident between the two […]

Howard Honors Diddy With Doctorate Degree [@iamdiddy @howardu]


On May 14th Bad Boy creator Sean Combs will return to Washington, D.C. in order to deliver this year’s commencement speech at Howard University, his own alma mater. In a statement released by current Howard President Wayne Frederick, “We are honored to have Mr. Combs serve as our speaker. He sat in classrooms where our students […]

Jay Z, Beyoncé Plan Summer Stadium Tour + ‘Made In America’ To Los Angeles


Looks like the Carters aren’t going to rest anytime soon. According to a Page Six report, Jay Z & Beyoncé are hitting the road for a 20-date US Summer Tour this year in a similar vein as Jay Z & Justin Timberlake’s Legends Of The Summer Tour in 2013. One possible date that sounds all […]

#TheNextFive: And The Remaining XXL ’14 Freshman Class Predictions Are… [@XXL]

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Having already served up #TheFirstFive of my 2014 XXL Magazine Freshman Class predictions, here are the remaining five – no less credible than those who came before them, but perhaps a little less well-known than #TheFirstFive. XXL is known for switching things up a tad with a more obscure pick than the rest of them, and if there […]

Drake’s ‘Houston Appreciation Weekend’ is Coming in June [@Drake #HAW]

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Mere hours after coming through Houston to make the #DrakeForKen social media campaign a successful reality for young Kennedy Brown – shouts to The Hive, by the way – Drake officially took to Instagram yesterday afternoon to provide a few more details about his previously announced “Houston Appreciation Weekend.” Expected to be a music festival/takeover […]

49ers LB Aldon Smith Arrested For Yelling Bomb At LAX


Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. This is not the best week to be in the San Francisco 49ers PR department. Aldon Smith, the Niners star linebacker who already has a pretty weird history with the law was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after airport cops say the LB yelled “bomb” inside […]

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Tweet Al-Qaeda Jokes To American Airlines


This, is also how Twitter works. Apparently, some random Twitter user thought it would be a fun joke to tweet an airline about some terroristic Al Qaeda like activity because twitter threats about stuff that people still consider super serious apparently is still funny. The user who goes by “Sarah” under the username @queendemetriax_ decided […]

This Cancer Won’t Hold Her Back: Meet Kennedy Brown, The Girl With A Dream #DrakeForKen

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UPDATE: Score one for Drake fulfilling Kennedy’s wish. For 15 year-old Houston-area Carnegie Vanguard High School student Kennedy Brown, the quote “Life is too short” has taken on a sobering reality, as she bravely fights against the brain cancer that has ravaged her system. Despite being diagnosed with the disease at the tender of age […]