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Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Ashanti has a lot to be proud about these days. The record label she owns, Written Entertainment… Read More

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On May 16, 1983, much of America was sitting in front of the television watching the event that was Motown 25: Yesterday, Today… Read More

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For many, the initial image of Chief Keef was jarring. It was the video for his 2012 breakout hit “I Don’t Like”:… Read More

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The BET Hip-Hop awards aired this week, an annual awards show whose sole purpose now seems to be to provide Black Twitter with joke… Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. has quite the imagination. We’re in a black Suburban zipping through tight southbound traffic on Manhattan’s… Read More

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