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ONE Musicfest Is a Musical Homecoming for the Culture

Photo: OneMusicfest The universal impact that black people have had on music is undeniable. One could go as far to say that we invented music in all of its forms. We have not only used music to entertain ourselves and the masses, but we’ve also used it to heal, educate and inspire people to do […]

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Jermaine Dupri Breaks Silence, Says Jay-Z Actually Never Told Him to Turn Down His NFL Deal

Jermaine Dupri attends WE tv “Power, Influence & Hip Hop: The Remarkable Rise Of So So Def” celebration and Season 3 of “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” on July 16, 2019 in West Hollywood, California.Photo: Randy Shropshire (Getty Images for WE tv) It looks like everyone has possibly gotten wrapped up in a case of […]

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Jermaine Dupri Addresses The Rumor About Jay-Z Stealing His NFL Deal From Him

Getty Image Jay-Z’s recently announced partnership with the NFL has been controversial, to say the least. Another fold was added to the story recently, when it was reported that before teaming up with the league, he advised Jermaine Dupri against agreeing to the same deal. Songwriter Brian Michael Cox said of Jay, “We’re also talking […]

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Jay-Z Reportedly Advised Jermaine Dupri To Turn Down The Same Deal With The NFL He Took Himself

Getty Image Billionaire rap activist Jay-Z made waves recently with the announcement of a landmark deal with the NFL that would not only grant the rapper and mogul the title of “live music entertainment strategist” but also an ownership stake in one of the NFL’s 32 teams. Over the weekend, claims surfaced that Jay wasn’t […]

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Bryan Michael Cox Claims Jay-Z Told Jermaine Dupri to Turn Down a Similar NFL Deal

Producer Jermaine Dupri, producer No I.D., and rapper Jay-Z attend Moet Rose Lounge Presents Nas’ Life Is Good on July 16, 2012 in New York City. Photo: Andrew H. Walker (Getty Images for Moet Rose) One of Black Twitter’s conundrums is deciding whether to choose $500,000 or an apparent lucrative dinner with Jay-Z. Well, Jermaine […]

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Jermaine Dupri Tried To Defend His Comments About Female Rappers

[embedded content] Share This Video 2019 has been a record-breaking year for women in rap. From superstar newcomers like Megan Thee Stallion to returning legends like Missy Elliott, women have been dominating the conversation (and charts) this summer. But apparently Jermaine Dupri didn’t get the memo. The rapper told People last week that he’s disappointed […]

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Why Cardi B Is Right About Her Defense Of Female Rappers

Getty Image / UPROXX Studios Cardi B, as usual, is right. This time, she’s right about comments made recently by pioneering hip-hop impresario Jermaine Dupri regarding female rappers. JD’s opinion of modern rapping women isn’t very high, as he told People magazine in a recent interview. It seems he, like so many other “hip-hop heads” […]

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Women Rappers Drag Jermaine Dupri By His Nose Hairs After He Alleges They All Sound ‘Like Strippers’

Photo: Getty I have gone this far in 2019 without wondering even once what Jermaine Dupri thought about anything. Unfortunately, on Thursday, that streak came to an end when Dupri decided to share a wadded up Kleenex masquerading as a thought on his feelings about women rappers. In a recent interview with People magazine, the […]

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Ari Lennox Wrote A Diss Track To Jermaine Dupri After His Comments About Female Rappers

Getty Image Iconic rap impresario Jermaine Dupri inflamed the internet yesterday after an interview with People revealed his unflattering opinion on the current flurry of female rappers breaking into the game. The 46-year-old producer, who helped break Da Brat in the ’90s through his label So So Def, said today’s crop of women in rap […]

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He Just Can’t Wait to Be King … And Sing: JD McCrary Talks Playing Young Simba in The Lion King and Debut EP

JD McCrary Photo: Nick Spanos (Courtesy of Hollywood Records) Young Simba is my favorite Simba. Why? Because he’s cute, spunky, braggadocious, and has one of the best Disney songs known to man (and animal kingdom): “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” from The Lion King. That song is also known as a Leo’s anthem. […]

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