Coming Attractions: #HashTagLunchBag at Prospect Park (8.9) [@hashtaglunchbag]


Giving is contagious. Since launching in 2012, Los Angeles based non-profit The Living Through Giving has sparked an entire movement with one simple yet creative concept, the #HashTagLunchBag, bringing others together to make lunches and hand them out amongst the homeless within their local areas, one bagged lunch at a time. In less than two […]

Kofi Taharka Day In Houston [@kofitaharka @nbuf]

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Kofi Taharka, leader of the National Black United Front, has been honored by the City of Houston for his diligent efforts to save the Southmore Station Post Office located at 4110 Almeda. The post office was one of six Houston stations considered for relocation, repurposing or closing. After six months of protests, petitions and appeals […]

Gillie Da Kid Speaks Out [@gilliedakid @hustlenco]


We had the opportunity to chat with Gillie Da Kid on a recent conference call.  He gracefully spoke to everyone and patiently answered the questions presented.  The appeal of Gillie is made known by his confidence for his craft and touting he’s still the young fly flashy guy.  He compared it to a boxer being […]

Memorial Fund Set For Rapper M.U.G. [@mugofsds]

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Earlier this week, the city of Houston was dealt a blow with the sudden passing of Boss Hogg Outlaw and SDS alum M.U.G. While his last project Money and Pain was heralded as one of the best of the year when released, he was known for far more than his music. His calm demeanor and […]

‘The Best Man Wedding’ Gets A Release Date


It took thirteen years for The Best Man to get a sequel with The Best Man Holiday last December and now fans won’t have to wait long for the third installment in the series. Universal has confirmed The Best Man Wedding, the third film in the series will arrive in theaters in April 2016. If […]

DJ Mustard’s ’10 Summers’ Album is Going to Be Free… Kinda [@DJmustard @GooglePlay #10Summers]

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“Since I made you wait all summer, I’m going to give it to you for FREE for the first 2 weeks !!!!!” DJ Mustard’s debut album finally has a release date. The DJ has all but permeated the airwaves since mid-2013, resulting in the upbeat West Coast sound dominating the charts and radio and artists from […]

Big K.R.I.T. To Re-Release Mixtapes in Limited ‘The Underground Edition’ Set [@BIGKRIT]

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For years, we’ve been saying that Big K.R.I.T. may have dropped a ball in giving us his earliest releases for free. When K.R.I.T.ical dropped his debut K.R.I.T. Wuz Here back in 2010, he initiated a campaign of sorts of dropping album-quality mixtapes. It was far from a novel concept, but it wasn’t until K.R.I.T. did […]

Meek Mill To Reportedly Stay In Jail Until September


The saga of Meek Mill and the authorities in Pennsylvania continues to take a turn – and not for the better in Meek’s case. Meek was denied a request for a hearing by Judge Genece Brinkley who stuck to her word and said the rapper would serve three to six months in county jail over […]

RIP M.U.G [@mugofsds]

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M.U.G., the Boss Hogg Outlaw rapper and noted member of the Houston rap underground passed Sunday afternoon. Like most deaths regarding the Houston hip-hop community, nobody truly wants to speculate on how. We’d just rather mourn and remember the artist in better times. Always a man who kept his family first and worked to provide […]

Alex Shipp is New Aaliyah, Wendy Williams to Exec Produce Aaliyah Biopic [@WendyWilliams @AlexShipppp]


More details regarding the upcoming Aaliyah biopic on the Lifetime Network surfaced this morning. In the first news about the direct-to-cable film since early candidate and Disney Channel star Zendaya Coleman resigned from the role of Baby Girl, Wendy Williams revealed on Twitter that she was tapped by Lifetime to executive produce the flick (slated […]



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