J. Cole drops surprise album ‘Might Delete Later,’ including response to Kendrick Lamar’s diss

Naledi Ushe Rap beef is alive and well. J. Cole dropped a surprise album “Might Delete Later” on Friday, and appeared to respond to Kendrick Lamar‘s fiery bars on Future and Metro Boomin‘s “Like That” where he took aim at the North Carolina rapper and Drake. In “7 Minute Drill,” J. Cole alluded to hearing about Lamar’s diss, rapping, “I got […]

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False Positive

False Positive Trailer from 30 for 30 on Vimeo. Butch Reynolds was the world record-holder in the 400 meters when he was suspended in 1990 for steroid use. Thus began a confounding and controversial struggle to clear his name against a system both corrupt and unjust, a struggle that’s defined Reynolds’ story ever since.

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Ice Cube Addresses Claim He Has ‘Direct Knowledge’ Of ‘Secret Meeting That Changed Rap’

by BERNADETTE GIACOMAZZO Published on: Jan 30, 2024, 4:00 PM PST Ice Cube has addressed the claim that he was aware of the “secret meeting that changed rap,” and the N.W.A legend isn’t pulling any punches. The idea of a “Secret Meeting That Changed Rap” stems from a blog post first popularized about a decade ago, in which an anonymous source […]

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Advancing Equity in Mental Health Care for Black/African Ancestry Communities

By Archie Green “Don’t call me crazy!” Unfortunately, this plea is common in Black/African Ancestry communities when peers or family members misunderstand someone who has a serious mental illness (SMI). Beyond being misunderstood, people in this community have a greater chance of being misdiagnosed or, even worse, undiagnosed for mental health conditions. This is largely […]

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God Has Gifted Me to Be Bold:’ Rapper Dee-1 Calls Out Hip Hop Artists Who Glorify Murder and Drugs 

CHARLENE AARON New Orleans rapper, educator, and speaker Dee-1 recently highlighted hypocrisy by some in the hip-hop industry for glorifying murder and selling drugs even after so many hip-hop artists have been slain in the past few years. During an appearance on the Sway in the Morning show, the rapper mentioned Rick Ross, Meek Mill, and Jim […]

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2PAC: New Posthumous ALBUM Featuring Cardi B In the works from Katt Williams

by SAM MOORE Published on: Jan 17, 2024, 6:00 AM PST 2Pac fans are in store for a new posthumous album that is being put together by Katt Williams and will also feature Cardi B. Appearing on the latest episode of Suge Knight’s Collect Callpodcast which was released on Tuesday (January 16), the controversial comedian spoke with the imprisoned record executive […]

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