Avonte Oquendo

Remains Found in Queens Might be Those of Avonte Oquendo

by #teamEBONY

Cops are investigating whether an arm and legs found near a Queens shoreline Thursday are those of missing teen Avonte Oquendo, a police source... Read More

 Artworks Disappear Overnight As 5 Pointz Graffiti Haven Is Painted White

5 Pointz Graffiti Gone

by Huffington Post

Despite the efforts of many to save Long Island City's 5 Pointz from demolition, the renowned graffiti haven has finally met its end. The... Read More

Nas Reveals New Album Cover

Nas Reveals New Album Cover

by #teamEBONY

One of the illest rappers alive has returned to the music industry for yet another highly-anticipated album set to drop this summer. As expected, his... Read More

[COOL JOB] Paperdoll Devotee Elaine Pedlar Goes From Layoff to Inspiration

[COOL JOB] Paperdoll Devotee Elaine Pedlar Goes From Layoff to Inspiration

by Patrice Peck

Meet Elaine Pedlar, fashion designer by weekday, paper doll devotee by weekend. Pedlar took advantage of an unexpected layoff by combining her passion for... Read More

[OPINION] Nicki Minaj Out for Pop or Hip Hop?

[OPINION] Nicki Minaj Out for Pop or Hip Hop?

by Hillary Crosley

The Trinidad-born, Queens, NY-bred artist released her first album Pink Friday in 2010 to success, following a slew of witty, phrase-turning features on songs... Read More

Nas Opens Up on ‘Behind the Music’

Nas Opens Up on 'Behind the Music'

by Patrice Peck

Hundreds of hopefuls have entered the hip hop game, eager to gain fame and success ever since the dynamic genre's inception in the early... Read More

Cop Fired in Sean Bell Case Sues

Cop Fired in Sean Bell Case Sues

by #teamEBONY

The New York City detective who was fired for the 2006 shooting of Sean Bell — a man killed after leaving his bachelor party —... Read More