[SONIC BOOM]<br />
The Week’s Hottest Music

[SONIC BOOM]
The Week’s Hottest Music

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

Childish Gambino, Because the Internet Because the Internet makes it really clear that Childish… Read More

[BLACK POP DAILY]<br />
Kanye Tour Attendance Peters Out?

[BLACK POP DAILY]
Kanye Tour Attendance Peters Out?

by Cecily Michelle

Kanye Struggling with Yeezus Tour During his tour stop in Kansas City last week, Kanye West only raked… Read More

Michael Beasley:<br />
From the Top to the Bottom and Back

Michael Beasley:
From the Top to the Bottom and Back

by Justin Tinsley

The journey of Michael Beasley is one defined largely by self-imposed mistakes and God-given talent. Google “Michael Beasley… Read More

[BLACK ALT] ‘Slam’ Celebrates 15 Poetic Years<br />

[BLACK ALT] ‘Slam’ Celebrates 15 Poetic Years

by Brook Stephenson

In 1998, I was in Atlanta, teaching by day and moonlighting as a journalist by night. The live band/artist/spoken word scene was… Read More

[BLACK POP DAILY]<br />
Nike Replaces Kanye with Drake

[BLACK POP DAILY]
Nike Replaces Kanye with Drake

by Cecily Michelle

Kevin Hart Shows Out At Beyoncé Concert Over Her Sweaty Towel Along with girlfriend Eniko and Christina Milian… Read More

[VINTAGE VISION]<br />
When Ice Cube Was Hardcore

[VINTAGE VISION]
When Ice Cube Was Hardcore

by Michael A. Gonzales

At Universal Records, somebody has been digging through the crates, sorting through old school rap records for reissue purposes… Read More

Magic Johnson on 22 Years of HIV/AIDS Activism

Magic Johnson on 22 Years of HIV/AIDS Activism

by Toya Menzie

Few have had so great an impact on our collective understanding of HIV/AIDS as the legendary Earvin "Magic" Johnson. The former NBA star's… Read More

[THIS HAPPENED]<br />
No More Beef for Jay Z

[THIS HAPPENED]
No More Beef for Jay Z

by Michael Arceneaux

Word is that Philadelphia Eagles player DeSean Jackson is dating Ashanti. The talk started… Read More

[BLACK, FRESH & 20-SOMETHING]<br />
DJ Diamond Kuts

[BLACK, FRESH & 20-SOMETHING]
DJ Diamond Kuts

by Melanie Yvette

Philadelphia native DJ Diamond Kuts fell in love with deejaying the moment her father, Philly’s hip-hop pioneer, Grand Tone, brought home her… Read More

Forest Whitaker:<br />
The Quiet Storm [INTERVIEW]

Forest Whitaker:
The Quiet Storm [INTERVIEW]

by Miles Marshall Lewis

Before Lee Daniels’ The Butler opened to become the top-grossing film in America… Read More

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