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The Present: Founder of TheWellVersed.com & Producer for Jay-Z Life+Times YouTube Channel. Contributor for Fightnews.com, The Root, JET Magazine, Fight! Magazine and more. The Past: Former Editor-in-Chief of HipHopDX.com, former Executive Editor of Music at BET.com and former Managing Editor of HipHopSite.com

Kendrick Lamar Talks Protests, Racism & His Single “I”
December 16, 2014 – 9:16 pm | No Comment
Kendrick Lamar Talks Protests, Racism & His Single “I”

In the wake of the turmoil that has swept the nation and resulted in protests across the country, Kendrick Lamar sat down with MTV at a recent Reebok event to explain the significance his single …

Undercover Police Officer Aims Gun At California Protesters
December 12, 2014 – 5:15 pm | No Comment
Undercover Police Officer Aims Gun At California Protesters

An officer in plainclothes was photographed aiming his gun at protesters in Oakland, California. He alleges that he was protecting himself and his partner from a “mob” that had surrounded them on Wednesday, according to …

President Obama Says It’s Good To Hear Athletes Social Views
December 12, 2014 – 5:13 pm | No Comment
President Obama Says It’s Good To Hear Athletes Social Views

President Barack Obama appeared on ESPN’s “The Herd” to tackle a number of subjects. But the one that was the most significant is his support of the many athletes that have utilized their platform to …

Beanie Sigel Shot In Front Of New Jersey Home
December 5, 2014 – 7:10 pm | No Comment
Beanie Sigel Shot In Front Of New Jersey Home

According to reports, Beanie Sigel was shot in front of his home in Pleasantville, New Jersey.
His attorney believes that Sigel was not the intended target. It appears that Sigel was returning home after dropping his …

NYPD Union President Says Cop Is ‘Eagle Scout’ & Blameless In Eric Garner’s Death
December 5, 2014 – 7:09 pm | No Comment
NYPD Union President Says Cop Is ‘Eagle Scout’ & Blameless In Eric Garner’s Death

What’s it going to take for black lives to matter?
Two grand juries in two weeks, both in St. Louis and Staten Island, cleared Officers Darren Wilson and Daniel Pantaleo of any wrongdoing in the respective …

Check Out The Trailer To Spike Lee’s Horror Film Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus
December 4, 2014 – 5:15 pm | One Comment
Check Out The Trailer To Spike Lee’s Horror Film <i>Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus</i>

Spike Lee returns with his first true foray into the horror genre with his newest film Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus.
It’s difficult to decipher exactly what the film is about from the trailer but this …

Why We Should Have Expected The Grand Jury’s Decision In Ferguson
November 25, 2014 – 7:38 pm | No Comment
Why We Should Have Expected The Grand Jury’s Decision In Ferguson

November 24, 2014 will forever live in infamy as the night that a grand jury decided that there was not enough evidence to bring Officer Darren Wilson to trial for the killing of 18-year-old Michael …

Two Men Ran From Atlanta To Ferguson In Memory Of Michael Brown
November 24, 2014 – 4:12 pm | No Comment
Two Men Ran From Atlanta To Ferguson In Memory Of Michael Brown

As we still wait for a grand jury to decide the fate of Officer Darren Wilson, Atlanta residents Londrelle Hall and Ray Mills took matters into their own hands to keep the death of Michael …

Floyd Mayweather’s Son: “(My Dad’s) A Coward”
November 20, 2014 – 1:42 pm | 2 Comments
Floyd Mayweather’s Son: “(My Dad’s) A Coward”

The domestic violence allegations that have kept a dark cloud above the luxurious career of Floyd Mayweather are not going away anytime soon. The incident against the mother of his three children, Josie Harris, still …

Timbaland Blasts Lifetime’s Aaliyah Movie On Hot 97
November 18, 2014 – 10:15 pm | 2 Comments
Timbaland Blasts Lifetime’s Aaliyah Movie On Hot 97

After that travesty that was Aaliyah: The Princess of R&BĀ aired and got crushed on social media, Timbaland decided to air his grievances out during an appearance on New York’s Hot 97 with Ebro and Peter …

Watch This White Teenage Gangster Crip Completely Offend You
November 15, 2014 – 7:35 pm | One Comment
Watch This White Teenage Gangster Crip Completely Offend You

We have no idea where they found this kid, but the only excuse that we can find for a white kid going completely gangster and dropping n-word bombs like nobody’s business is that he’s been …

Adrien Broner Says Beating Pacquiao Is “Easy As F*ck”
November 12, 2014 – 11:30 pm | No Comment
Adrien Broner Says Beating Pacquiao Is “Easy As F*ck”

Adrien Broner is always good for a headline as he has been known to say some outlandish things that garner a lot of attention. His latest quote is sure to raise some eyebrows.
When speaking to …

Kim Kardashian “Breaks The Internet” With Paper Magazine Cover; Naya Rivera Not Impressed
November 12, 2014 – 7:13 pm | No Comment
Kim Kardashian “Breaks The Internet” With Paper Magazine Cover; Naya Rivera Not Impressed

By now, you’ve read about and gawked at Kim Kardashian‘s bare bottom gracing the cover of Paper Magazine. That oiled up (and perhaps photoshopped) posterior had everyone up in arms when it hit the web. …

Manny Pacquiao Documentary Gets Release Date
November 11, 2014 – 10:28 pm | One Comment
Manny Pacquiao Documentary Gets Release Date

After screening to critical acclaim at SXSW earlier this year, the Manny Pacquiao documentary, simply titled Manny, finally has a release date of January 23, 2015.
Narrated by Liam Neeson and directed by Ryan Moore, the …

Star Wars Episode 7 Title Revealed!
November 6, 2014 – 2:55 pm | No Comment
<i>Star Wars Episode 7</i> Title Revealed!

“The Force Awakens”
The title for the 7th episode in the sprawling saga was revealed via twitter and sent Star Wars nerds into a frenzy.
The tweet was sent from the official Star Wars account after the …

New Video Reveals The Cast For AMC’s Better Call Saul
November 6, 2014 – 2:48 pm | No Comment
New Video Reveals The Cast For AMC’s <i>Better Call Saul</i>

The highly anticipated spin-off to Breaking Bad is inching closer to it’s February 2015 premiere. And as it gets closer, a new video has been released that reveals the cast for the show on AMC.
Familiar …

Beyonce To Release A (Sort Of) New Album On November 24
November 4, 2014 – 8:57 pm | 2 Comments
Beyonce To Release A (Sort Of) New Album On November 24

Rumors began flying that Beyonce was preparing to drop another surprise album before the end of the year.
Well, the rumors are true.
Sort of…

Thanks to the above fake tracklisting that appeared on social media, the Beyhive …

Where Is The Line Between Street Harassment & Being Nice To A Woman?
November 4, 2014 – 9:18 am | No Comment
Where Is The Line Between Street Harassment & Being Nice To A Woman?

A few days ago, a video was released of a woman walking through NYC for 10 hours and was subjected to what is being called “street harassment.” In the video, men showered her with “catcalls” …

Watch A One-Minute Clip From The Avengers: Age Of Ultron
October 30, 2014 – 10:26 pm | No Comment
Watch A One-Minute Clip From <i>The Avengers: Age Of Ultron</i>

During a recent episode of Agents Of Shield, a clip from Avengers: Age Of Ultron was unveiled that shows the team trying their hardest to lift Thor’s hammer. It isn’t long but it will suffice …

Nas Traces His Roots; Finds Out Who Enslaved His Family
October 28, 2014 – 8:20 pm | No Comment
Nas Traces His Roots; Finds Out Who Enslaved His Family

PBS’ “Finding Your Roots” with Henry Louis Gates recently welcomed Nas to go back in time and find out vital information about his family and, more importantly, who enslaved them. Watch what happens when Nas …

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