Black Violin Breaking Stereotypes One Note at a Time

WASHINGTON INFORMER — The classically trained viola/violin duo of Wil B. and Kev Marcus return to the DMV, inviting us to take a ride with them on a musical journey that will include a modern blend of classical, hip-hop, rock and R&B sounds. They’ll perform with the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra at the Strathmore, April 9 and 10. […read more]


Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Joseph Sikora Join ‘Power’ Cast

[UPI] BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 23 (UPI) — Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton and Joseph Sikora have joined the cast of the upcoming hour-long New York-set drama series “Power,” Starz announced. The show is executive-produced by rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and created by Courtney Kemp Agboh, Read More


Hip Hop is No Path to American Dream

HIP HOP CONNECTION By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist The rags to riches stories that have defined the Hip Hop movement as a viable path to the American Dream may be the All-American distraction.  Early Hip Hop artists experienced true bliss when their hard work and Read More


50 Cent Charged With Domestic Violence, Vandalism

[MTV] 50 Cent has been charged with domestic violence by the Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday (July 3), reports say. The rapper allegedly kicked the mother of his child and destroyed property in her Toluca Lake, California, condo last month. Fif took to Twitter after Read More


Rick Ross Confirmed As Drive-By Target In Florida Shooting

[MTV News] While some still question the validity of the Florida drive-by involving Rick Ross, Fort Lauderdale police released an official statement confirming that the Maybach Music head was in fact driving the targeted Rolls Royce early Monday (January 28) morning. The statement also reveals that Rozay’s 28-year old girlfriend, Read More