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Jay Z shares a piece of our minds

In response to the current events that has us all hesitant to turn on any sort of media today for fear of hearing of yet another innocent black life lost Jay Z releases “Spiritual”. The lyrics are very repetitive in points but the meaning gets deep over a simple dark beat accompanied by a haunting…

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MUHAMMAD ALI: 15 Quotes to Inspire The Champion in All of Us

Olympic Athlete. Philanthropist. Boxer. Father. Inspiration. The list goes on and on when comes to describing Muhammad Ali. Friday, June 3, the greatest athlete of all time lost what was perhaps his greatest fight and the world lost a true champion. His daughter, Hana Ali said of her father’s passing, ” All of his organs…

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RIP to Afeni Shakur

Yet another huge loss in 2016. At the age of 69 Afeni Shakur, mother of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur, has passed away. Around 9:30 pm officials in Sausalto California responded to a report of a possible heart attack where they transported Ms Shakur to a hospital where she was later pronounced dead at 10:30 last…

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Remembering the Prince of Shade

We are all devastated to learn of the passing of one of the greatest all around entertainers and in my opinion the sexiest man in the world, Prince Rogers Nelson. But if you know like I know then you know he is in a much better place now. So let’s take a moment to celebrate…

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AAMBC Returns to Atlanta for the 8th Annual Literary Awards at the Georgia Tech Ferst Center on June 11th

    (Atlanta, GA) April 19, 2016 – Celebrity authors, Literary enthusiasts and book-lovers will come together in Atlanta for a weekend of events celebrating the work of African-American authors at the 8th Annual The African Americans on the Move Book Club (AAMBC) Literary Awards at the Georgia Tech Ferst Center on Saturday, June 11th at 7:00p.…

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La’Porsha Renae’s (American Idol Finalist) Big Deal

With the past season being the final season it was decided that things would be done a little differently. So not only did the actual winner of American Idol’s farewell season, Trent Harmon, secure a record deal but fabulous runner up La’Porsha Renae did also.  She has signed with 19/Big Machine/Motown Records, in partnership with Big Machine.…

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Maxwell Returns with “Lake By The Ocean”

After what seems like forever and a day Maxwell has dropped a new single! Titled ‘Lake by the Ocean’ its a chill song from his upcoming album ‘blackSUMMER’Snight’. I know what you’re thinking, “Wasn’t that the name of his last album?” Yes and no. It’s all in the punctuation. This album’s namesake had its emphasis on…

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Drake’s 2 New Leaks

So in case you were like the most of us and you were a little focused on the Kehlani situation you may have missed Drake leaking 2 new tracks! The first, titled ‘These Days’, is a slow melancholic song with piano chords that tug at the heartstrings of the best of us. I could definitely see this…

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Have you Been To The Moon with Corrine Bailey Ray?

How did I miss this?! Corrine is back on the scene after a hiatus with a new song AND video. Fans of neo-soul rejoice because its just as amazing as you think. Her new single “Been to The Moon” will be track 3 on her forthcoming album “The Heart Speaks in Whispers” which is set…

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