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Does Your Friend Have a ‘Racist Bone’ in Their Body? A Quiz

“I’m not gonna chalk everything up to racism,” said Dungy, as Tirico, who once said he didn’t know whether or not he was actually Black, noted that he had never seen any signs of racism from his former coworker. Although some have noted that literally nothing in the known universe works this way, it is […]

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Jay-Z And Team Roc Raised $1 Million To Look Into Wrongful Convictions In A Kansas County

Jay-Z’s continues to fight for social justice and reforms. Towards the end of last year, his Team Roc group covered the legal fees for protestors in Wisconsin. His and Meek Mill’s REFORM Alliance helped bring forth a new California bill that limits probation sentences to one year for misdemeanors and two for felonies. Now Jay-Z […]

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BET Hip-Hop Awards 2021: Nelly; Tyler, the Creator and Missy Elliott Among Winners

As the night went on, audiences saw performances from Bia and Lil Jon, Young Thug, Gunna, Isaiah Rashad, Latto,and Tobe Nwigwe. Nelly also took the stage with a performance of his greatest hits over the years after accepting the I Am Hip-Hop Award. “This just ain’t for me, this [is] for my whole area, my […]

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Forgot About Dre? Abusive Past Comes Back To Haunt Producer After Landing Super Bowl Halftime Show

NewsOne Featured Video Dr. Dre attends the Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony for radio personality Kurt “Big Boy” Alexander on September 8, 2021, in Hollywood. | Source: Rich Fury / Getty Just days ago, mainstream media was actively rooting for Black women with a steady stream of think pieces noting how the sex abuse […]

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Free Valon Vailes: Jay-Z’s Lawyer Seeks ‘Compassionate Release’ Over Fan’s Marijuana Conviction

NewsOne Featured Video With his new cannabis company Monogram, hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has seen a new side to the business of marijuana that goes far beyond spitting verses about smoking weed in large quantities. With that said, it makes perfect sense that Hov would advocate for the release of one of his fans that reached […]

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Dr. Dre Will Be Joined by Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar for Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show

Dr. Dre Will Be Joined by Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar for Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show “On February 13, 2022, at the Super Bowl LVI in Inglewood, California, in the new SoFi Stadium, Dr. Dre, a musical visionary from Compton, Snoop Dogg, an icon from Long Beach and Kendrick Lamar, […]

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Jay-Z’s Closing Track On ‘Vol. 3… Life and Times of S. Carter’ Was Inspired By Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’

Later this year, Jay-Z will celebrate the 22nd anniversary of his fourth album Vol. 3… Life and Times of S. Carter. The 15-track body of work is highlighted by records like “Big Pimpin” with UGK, “Do It Again (Put Ya Hands Up)” with Amil and Beanie Sigel, and “Jigga My N****.” During a recent episode […]

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