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  • Birth of a lyrical genius: Rakim turns 47
    Birth of a lyrical genius: Rakim turns 47
    William Michael “Rakim” Griffin, Jr. is widely regarded as one of the most prolific, influential and most skilled MCs of all time.Bred in Wyandanch, New York, “The God MC” became involved in the New York hip hop scene at 18...
  • New series Empire heats up the FOX network
    New series Empire heats up the FOX network
    Created by Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, Empire is an hour-long family drama which centers around a Hip Hop music and entertainment company, Empire Enterprises, and the drama among the members of the founders' family as...
  • Lupe Fiasco
    The Fiasco returns with Tetsuo & Youth
    Prolific, outspoken, and pioneering are just a mere few words to describe Wasalu Muhammad Jaco aka Lupe Fiasco. The Chicago bred rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his Grammy nominated debut...
  • Announcing a new Dragon Age Inquisition entertainment blog
    Atlantic City Xbox Examiner Year in Reflection
    Monthly publications have not been working, so now it is time to try something different.Greetings,My name is Jonathan Langdon and I became the Atlantic City Xbox Examiner on March 1, 2011. Since joining, I have produced only 89 articles (this...
  • ‘Entourage’ movie trailer finally released!
    ‘Entourage’ movie trailer finally released!
    Get ready Entourage fans Vinnie Chase and his boys are back and larger than ever on the big-screen version of the award winning HBO series.Warner Bros. Pictures has finally released the trailer to the much-anticipated film, “Entourage”...
  • Thanks for the memories 106 and Park
    Thanks for the memories 106 and Park
    On September 11, 2000 in Harlem New York at East 106th Street and Park Avenue BET’s once number-one rated video show was born. With regal essence, its very first hosts, A. J. Calloway and Marie "Free" Wright entertained “The...
  • Today in Hip Hop History:  The Chronic by Dr. Dre
    Today in Hip Hop History: The Chronic by Dr. Dre
    Released on December 15, 1992, Dr. Dre’s The Chronic still remains one of hip hop’s landmark albums, and established the now defunct Death Row Records as a dominant force in 1990s hip hop.Named after premium grade marijuana, The...
  • Special Forces Soldier from Indiana killed in combat in Afghanistan
    Special Forces Soldier from Indiana killed in combat in Afghanistan
    Late yesterday, the Pentagon announced the death of an Indiana Special Forces Soldier who was killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. His death brings to 2,211, the official number of troop losses suffered in the...
  • Lil Kim, Da Brat, and Missy Eliott reunite at the 2014 Soul Train Music Awards
    Lil Kim, Da Brat, and Missy Eliott reunite at the 2014 Soul Train Music Awards
    November 30, 2014 was a night to remember as the 2014 Soul Train Music Awards exploded from Nevada’s Orleans Arena. Soul music’s biggest night, hosted by Wendy Williams was full of glitz glamour and pleasant surprises.Among those...
  • Today in Hip Hop History: Doggystyle by Snoop Dogg
    Today in Hip Hop History: Doggystyle by Snoop Dogg
    Snoop Dogg’s performance on 1992 Dr. Dre's hit "Deep Cover", led to a high degree of anticipation among the hip hop community for the release of his own solo album. Soon after, with its unique blend Snoop’s vocal prowess...
  • JBLM sergeant connected to Iraqi killings will plead guilty to threats
    JBLM sergeant connected to Iraqi killings will plead guilty to threats
    A Joint Base Lewis-McChord Army Sergeant took to Twitter yesterday to say he will now plead guilty to something other than premeditated murder in the killing deaths of two Iraqi boys. In 2007, Sgt. First Class Michael Barbera was part of a...
  • Special Forces Soldier killed by small arms fire in Afghanistan
    Special Forces Soldier killed by small arms fire in Afghanistan
    Late yesterday, the Pentagon announced the death of an Army Special Forces Soldier who was killed in combat while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. His death brings to 2, 208 the number of U.S. troops killed while supporting...
  • Gen. Dempsey in Baghdad for anti-ISIS ‘summit’
    Gen. Dempsey in Baghdad for anti-ISIS ‘summit’
    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey arrived, unannounced, in Baghdad today for talks on how to move forward with the ISIS/ISIL crisis in Iraq and Syria. He is scheduled to meet with Iraqi leaders and U.S. military...
  • Army veteran killed on the streets of LA was never in Afghanistan
    Army veteran killed on the streets of LA was never in Afghanistan
    News out yesterday suggests that Francisco Garcia, 21, the Army veteran killed on the streets of Sylmar, California, early Sunday morning was not a veteran of Afghanistan as his friends had originally told police. The news of his death by street...
  • left to right: Big Bank Hank, Wonder Mike, and Master Gee
    Passing of a pioneer: Big Bank Hank 1957-2014
    It’s a somber day in the Hip Hop community as we all bid farewell to one of Hip hop’s founding fathers Henry “Big Bank Hank” Jackson.The prolific MC, born in Hip hop birthplace of the Bronx New York stole our hearts as one...