Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) have some of the brightest and best talent the country has ever seen in all professional areas from mathematics to athletics. But the world has put a spotlight on the ivy league and mainstream universities of the U.S. That same mentality has also been seen in the gaming world.
But now two black women, Jacqueline Beauchamp (pictured above) and Sidni L. Shorter, are changing all of that with the… Continue
On Tuesday, August 11, troubled New Orleans rapper Corey "C-Murder" Miller was convicted of second-degree murder for the 2002 shooting of 16-year-old fan Steve Thomas.
After two days of deliberation, the jury reached a 10-2 guilty verdict at around 1:30 PM, but they were told to return to the jury room and continue deliberation because one of the jurors had allegedly changed her vote to speed things up. 10 votes were needed to for a conviction in… Continue
Jeezy doesn’t Twitter. You would think a self-made entrepreneur who just landed on Forbes magazine’s annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list, having earned $6 million in the last year, would embrace such a cutting-edge technology. What better way to plug the new artists on his label, Corporate Thugz Entertainment, or his clothing line, 8732? Or keep fans updated about new endorsement deals to add to a portfolio that already includes Adidas, Belvedere Vodka and… Continue
According to the Miami Herald, The Opa-Locka Goon was robbed at gunpoint by four, well, goons inside a Miami barbershop last week. Reports says Brisco was pistol whipped and relieved of $35,000 in jewelery, Range Rover, wallet, and $1,000 cash. The vehicle was later recovered. Word is that Brisco is OK. And as of press time, police are currently conducting an investigation. Below is surveillance footage of the robbery.… Continue
"To even get a feel for it, we'll start with the 'Intro. When you buy this album, you'll know where I'm going. If I can recall, one of the first lines is, 'No matter what they think, I'm trying to do better/ Despite of what they think, I'm making you better/ So let them go back and forth about who's better.'
"I got a joint called 'I Got This,'. Then there's 'Suicide Music.' I don't wanna give it all up, because you'll probably figure out where I'm going. The list goes… Continue
"You can take something and you can sell all the things around it."
At a Planet Hip-Hop Wall Street Journal panel, Nas' former manager and one of Jay-Z's current biz partners, Steve "The Commissioner" Stoute recalls how signin' the Fresh Prince and the ridiculous success of Men In Black, showed him the unlimited potential to make scrilla outside the record…