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Roc Nation, big save for the NFL’s culture

The NFL is in trouble, but the game itself is fine. What’s in jeopardy is the culture surrounding the league. From domestic violence to social justice issues, the NFL is in a tough spot and its reputation is slipping. A large percent of the league’s Black fanbase has become dissatisfied with the way those issues […]

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WoRm’s “Friday” brings unique vibe to OKC’s hip-hop scene

As Big WoRm’s album The Recipe awaits its release this fall, the 24-year-old Oklahoma City rapper gave us a sneak peek with his newly released single, “Friday.” WoRm is undoubtedly one of the most talented and well-rounded artists in OKC. He’s not one of these ‘fly-by-night’ rappers that want the clout of being in the […]

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Chance’s Big Day

“Yup…and we back.” Three years after his acclaimed and highly successful mixtape Coloring Book, Chance The Rapper released his anticipated debut owbum (as he dubbed it) The Big Day and what a day it was. All within weeks of his first two mixtapes being made available on all streaming platforms. From that opening line on All […]

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Lil Nas X is breaking more than records

It’s official: Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has become the longest-running No. 1 hit of all-time. The smash hit surpassed Mariah Carey and Boys II Men’s “One Sweet Day,” which held the record for 23 years. But that’s not where this story ends. Lil Nas X’s latest achievement means even more to the LGBTQ+ […]

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Swedish Ambassador denies ‘Inhumane’ conditions for ASAP Rocky in detention

An Ambassador to Sweden spoke with a TMZ reporter in an interview and answered numerous questions about ASAP Rocky’s arrest and time spent in the Swedish detention center. Also discussed were the racial bias shown towards him and the condition of the detention center he’s in. ASAP has not been singled out, according to Karin […]

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Double Album Review: ROTD3 & ERYS

In the midst of one of the most insane NBA Free Agency periods we’ve seen in some time, Jaden Smith and the J. Cole pioneered ensemble, Dreamville dropped projects this past week to help the Fourth of July pop with more than fireworks. These two albums are top 10 on the charts worthy in their […]

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The Roc is in the Billions

Real estate, $50 million. Art collection, $70 million. Music, $75 million. Roc Nation, $75 million. Tidal, $100 million. D’usse, $100 million. Cash & investments, $200 million. Armand De Brignac, $310 million. Becoming the first ever rap billionaire? Priceless. As of today, Shawn Carter has officially become the fifth black billionaire. Not only is this nothing […]

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