By: Que Eleven The Festival took place in Chicago with strong opening acts like the MBk Twins and Yung Stakks only giving way to the SaveMoney crew DJ Oreo and Vic Mensa to bring down the sold out house and having the crowd begging for more as Vic Mensa performed
BY: Dr. Ray As a student of the Hip Hop Revolution, I find myself asking the question, “Why do Black hip hop artists engage in public beef wars with each other?” I remember some of hip hop most destructive feuds: 2Pac vs Biggie, Nas vs Jay Z, Bow Wow
By: Monique Ranae I first met BT Kingsley in 2011 at the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition Semi-Finals. There was something about him that totally captured the audience. I almost felt like he knew something we didn’t and that he couldn’t wait for us to find out. Kingsley had old
BY: Monique Ranae Russell Simmons Presents: All Def Digital Live Russell Simmons’ the godfather of urban standup comedy and creator of Def Comedy Jam presents the country’s hottest night of comedy – ALL DEF Comedy Live Hosted by Tony Rock every Wednesday. Location: Inside Jokes At TCL Chinese Theater
No More Pimps, Players, or Plantation Slaves: Black Celebrities Reclaiming the Greatness of Blackness
BY: Dr. Ray In my opinion, which is always a fact, we truly need Black celebrities to provide financial and other resources, specifically, to Black organizations,Black institutions, Black businesses, and any Black person that is providing services that is helping to produce powerful Black leaders. According to an article in the
BY: Whitney McArthur “Boogie drinkin that Goonmilk…” If you are American, then you are familiar with the 40 oz. You have drank one, poured some out for loved ones lost, and have never been upset with the price. 40 – A bottle containing 40 fluid ounces of malt liquor beer.
BY: Whitney McArthur “Life is art. We share time and space as travelers on a journey to the straight path, looking for our life’s purpose. Born an artist, I use my talents to ignite the light within you. I am inSEARCHof the light and truth.” I chose to interview Jona
By: BJ Johnson By no means is this article meant to hurt, demean or disparage any aspiring comedian. It is here for you to not be delusional in your current choice to be a stand up comedian. I truly don’t believe you can “become” a comedian. I think you’re born one.
By: Whitney McArthur Calling All Artists… Our generation is one full of creativity. But our economic situations have not allowed us all to flourish in our artistries as quickly as we would like. The cost of living an adult life gets in the way. So no, we do not have the
By: Desiree Sealey She’s baaaaaaack! And with more of a vengeance than busting windows out of your car. She, the musical force to be reckoned with, teases the roaring crowd from backstage with her opening song while her small, simple band accompanied by two back up singers set the scene