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Don Cheadle Has Harsh Words For Donald Trump In Scathing Tweets

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Don Cheadle is no fan of Donald Trump, as we have already seen time and time again throughout the presidential vetting process. Now, in a firestorm of vitriol from the award-winning actor and filmmaker, Don Cheadle has let off some heat toward the Republican presidential candidate after he attempted to use the shooting death of Chicago Bulls star...

Luke Cage Is Bulletproof (But His Clothes Aren’t) In New Clip

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Luke Cage, the next special Marvel series to hit Netflix, can’t come any sooner. The show’s September 30 premiere date is getting closer and closer, and Netflix is doing a good job of keeping us curious.

A new teaser clip has dropped in which Cage effortlessly beats up several guys in what appears to be a boxing gym.

“I guess you...

Listen To A Potent Unheard J Dilla Mixtape From 2000

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J Dilla is one of the few artists known to have a record collection equally as impressive as his own original catalogue. Those waxy 12-inch pressings are the very bones from which some of our favorite cuts are built. And while his beat tapes are a thing of legend, his mixtape game is practically unheard of. Cue: Boiler Room’s...

Watch A Recap of DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Star-Studded Playlist Retreat 2016

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As he always does about this time of year, DJ Jazzy Jeff recently held the 2016 edition of his Playlist Retreat. The Playlist Retreat is an intimate gathering of progressive artists for the purpose of inspiration, motivation and collaboration. It is an organic exchange between people who believe in the greater purpose of expression through music.

W...

Premiere: Travel The World With Benin’s Own, Shirazee, In “Different” Video

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Star players sometimes wait in the dugout, hitting the plate just when they’re needed at bat. For newcomer, Shirazee, the Benin hopeful has been waiting and building for a couple years now, and he’s ready for the challenge of stretching into the status quo.

The multi-talented West African has worked with everyone from Twista and Ty...

Lloyd Releases Grainy Visuals For Single “Tru”

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Lloyd, the New Orleans born, Georgia raised R&B singer, a man who possesses possibly the coolest born name ever, Lloyd Polite, Jr., just dropped some grainy visuals for his new single “Tru.” The track, his first single in five years, was originally released back in May. From his 2004 debut solo album Southside&nb...

NY Producer Suzi Analogue Releases Her Latest Beat Tape ‘Zonez V.2’

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It’s been a minute since we last checked in with NY residing producer/songwriter Suzi Analogue, but she makes thunderous return tonight. The head of Never Normal Records comes through with the latest edition of her audio/visual beat tape series, ZONEZ V.2. The tape is laced with 11 original Analogue creations, as well as the debut of Workflow...

Simone Biles Makes History With Fourth Gold Medal

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Earlier today we wrote about how Simone Biles is a super hero and, well, that might actually be true (ok, not entirely but kind of). The 19-year-old Olympic athlete completed her run at the 2016 Rio Olympics today, and earned another gold medal.

Biles, alongside her Final Five teammate Aly Raisman, took the top two spots in the floor exercise...

Simone Manuel Is The First African American To Win Gold In Swimming

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It’s a great day to be a Simone!

The Olympic-sized hype for Simone Biles is due to her historic run at obtaining five gold medals in gymnastics. Last night, Simone Manuel was at the center of it all after competing in one of the most exciting races during the Rio Olympics. The 20-year-old game changer secured her place in history by racing to...

Hear Raury + Jaden Smith On New Track “Losing Your Mind”

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The Netflix produced series The Get Down is making waves. The show takes place in the New York City borough of The Bronx during the 1970’s as hip hop and its unique culture began to be created and subsequently flourished beyond the borders of New York. While on Beats 1 with Ebro,Raury and Jaden Smith, talked about the show, hip hop,...

M.I.A. Drops New Track “Bird Song”

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M.I.A. is about to drop a new project, purportedly her last, so that she can focus on raising her child. M.I.A’s last album was 2013’s Matangi. In the buildup to the new album, which will be called AIM, we have been blessed with a new single called “Bird Song” scroll down to listen to it below. The choppy...

Watch 6 New Trailers For Donald Glover’s FX Series ‘Atlanta’

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As the air date draws closer, the trailers for Donald Glover’s new drama series, Atlanta, continue to stack up. I haven’t read up on the show, so all my knowledge of it has come from the not-so-telling trailers that have bee coming out the last few months. While I’m somewhat hot and cold on Childish Gambino (more hot than cold...

Watch Kehlani Get “Gangsta” In Her New Vid off The Suicide Squad Soundtrack

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I’m still yet to get to the theaters to catch it, but Suicide Squad the movie is killing it at the box office. After opening this past Friday it has grossed 135 million in the U.S., making it the biggest August opening in history. The star-studded soundtrack isn’t doing so bad either, with Suicide Squad: The Album peaking at #1 on...

UPDATE: Chill Out, No One Is Selling Prince’s Paisley Park Compound

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UPDATE: It appears that TMZ got it wrong, as the announcement that Prince‘s Paisley Park home “could soon hit the open market” was misreported. According to multiple sources, the special administrator of Prince’s estate, Bremer Bank, issued a statement saying that TMZ’s write-up was...