Music

Sevyn Streeter Teams up With Chris Brown for “Don’t Kill The Fun”

Sevyn Streeter Teams up With Chris Brown for “Don’t Kill The Fun”

Our friend Sevyn Streeter comes back strong after debut solo EP “Call Me Crazy, But…” to get the dance floor popping. The songstress teams up with her “brother” Chris Brown for fun dance track “Don’t Kill The Fun.” Check it out and let me know what you think! Copyright protected by DigiproveSome Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these […]

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J. Cole Helps Single Mothers Live Rent Free at 2014 Forest Hills Drive

J. Cole Helps Single Mothers Live Rent Free at 2014 Forest Hills Drive

I can’t get enough of this J. Cole dude. It’s like every day I wake up to a new reason to love him. In a recent interview on the Jack Combat Show, the rapper revealed his plans for his now famous childhood home. His latest release 2014 Forest Hills Drive, is an ode to his evolution […]

By January 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Lil’ Wayne’s “Sorry 4 The Wait 2″ & New Track Featuring Migos [STREAM]

Lil’ Wayne’s “Sorry 4 The Wait 2″ & New Track Featuring Migos [STREAM]

“I’m in love with that hoe, bro” is the opening line to Lil’ Wayne’s new track with Migos. Fire flame! The trill collaboration we’ve been waiting for is finally here and, well, it’s actually worth the wait. “Amazing Amy” is a ratchet love song. Copyright protected by DigiproveSome Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License […]

By January 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Tiffany Evans’ “Baby Don’t Go” Features Columbus Short [VIDEO]

Tiffany Evans’ “Baby Don’t Go” Features Columbus Short [VIDEO]

Indie singer/songwriter Tiffany Evans dropped the official music video for her latest single “Baby Don’t Go.” The video co-stars actor Columbus Short, who recently admitted to cocaine abuse as the cause of his abrupt exit from Scandal. Short is proud to proclaim that he is a real life gladiator having since moved to Atlanta to get away from […]

By January 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Entertainment

Windows 10 is Coming | Are You Upgrading?

Windows 10 is Coming | Are You Upgrading?

If you’re reading this post, chances are you are on a Mac computer or a Windows machine. If it’s a Windows computer, then you may or may not have already heard that Microsoft will be releasing a new operating system this year, Windows 10 Copyright protected by DigiproveSome Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License […]

By January 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
BET Honors 2015 Brings Out Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Usher [PHOTOS]

BET Honors 2015 Brings Out Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Usher [PHOTOS]

This Saturday, DC welcomed Hollywood’s most notable black celebrities for the 2015 BET Honors. The star studded affair was hosted by comedian Wayne Brady at the historic Warner Theatre. Honorees include actress Phylicia Rashad, rapper Kanye West, singer Usher, Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson and the Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African […]

By January 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Demetria McKinney Releases New Single “Trade It All” [STREAM]

Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Demetria McKinney Releases New Single “Trade It All” [STREAM]

The Real Housewives of Atlanta are back for season 7 and the Georgia peaches bring all the shade of the palm trees of Puerto Rico. Business as usual. Newcomer, singer Demetria McKinney, fits right into the mix of things and gets into it with Phaedra Parks following off-color comments from the Southern Belle while the girls […]

By January 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Music Marketing Magic | The Legend of Emma [GAME]

Music Marketing Magic | The Legend of Emma [GAME]

I had to post this if for no other reason than to give props to her marketing team. The Legend of Emma is a retro game where each world is synchronized to the Parisian singer’s music. It’s also where you can find her electronic press kit and check out her music. If the game isn’t enough […]

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Events

BET Honors 2015 Brings Out Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Usher [PHOTOS]

BET Honors 2015 Brings Out Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Usher [PHOTOS]

This Saturday, DC welcomed Hollywood’s most notable black celebrities for the 2015 BET Honors. The star studded affair was hosted by comedian Wayne Brady at the historic Warner Theatre. Honorees include actress Phylicia Rashad, rapper Kanye West, singer Usher, Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson and the Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African […]

By January 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Threepeat | The 8:3:1 DJ Battle returns to DC [EVENT]

Threepeat | The 8:3:1 DJ Battle returns to DC [EVENT]

8 DJs, 3 Rounds, 1 Champion | The 8:1:3 DJ Battle, DC’s homegrown DJ competition, is set to return for its third year bigger and better than before.

By January 3, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Tiny Launches Tiny’s Ladies Night Out Tequila Slumber Party in DC [VIDEO]

Tiny Launches Tiny’s Ladies Night Out Tequila Slumber Party in DC [VIDEO]

From singer/songwriter to hustlepreneur, Tameka “Tiny” Harris launches her newest venture in the DMV. The first stop of her national campaign, “Tiny’s Ladies Night Out” sponsored by her beverage Tiny’s Tequila, kicked off last week in Baltimore. About 50 women traveled from across the DC Metropolitan area beyond to meet at BWI’s Aloft Hotels for a two-day, two-night pamper session. Copyright protected by DigiproveSome Rights […]

By December 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Raheem DeVaughn & Friends Christmas Concert 12/22 [TICKETS]

Raheem DeVaughn & Friends Christmas Concert 12/22 [TICKETS]

DOUG E.FRESH, VIVIAN GREEN, ANTHONY DAVID & MORE JOIN THE 2ND ANNUAL RAHEEM DEVAUGHN & FRIENDS HOLIDAY CONCERT Three-time Grammy-nominated recording artist, Raheem DeVaughn, in partnership with Radio One DC, is proud to present the 2nd Annual Raheem DeVaughn & Friends Holiday Concert on Monday, December 22, 2014 at Washington DC’s Historic Howard Theater.  The […]

By December 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Lifestyle

5 Pre-Fall 2015 Trends

5 Pre-Fall 2015 Trends

While designers are busy creating fall 2015 collections that will walk the runways in February, their pre-fall offerings are still rolling out one by one. It is a less publicized season. Pre-fall tends to spend more time on store racks than the big fall and spring collections do, so it’s somewhere we often look for classic wardrobe […]

United League of Hip-Hop Fathers Reshapes The Way You View Rap [PODCAST]

United League of Hip-Hop Fathers Reshapes The Way You View Rap [PODCAST]

Tired of hearing that wearing a hoodie makes one a thug? Or “Those rappers are destroying our community?” How about the blanket assumption that Hip-Hop promotes misogyny in our culture? Does that frustrate you because you remember the culture’s origins, a good time? I could walk you through the lyrics of Common’s “I Used to Love H.E.R.,” or […]

By January 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Dove Encourages Curly Girls to Love Their Hair [VIDEO]

Dove Encourages Curly Girls to Love Their Hair [VIDEO]

Dove’s entire brand mission has been centered around encouraging women to love themselves just the way they are. Through skin care ads featuring “everyday women,” the brand has obviously seen success not only in sales, but making a cultural impact toward more self-love. The body image campaign has done so well that they have now […]

By January 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Chrissy Monroe talks Love and Hip Hop New York, Defends Erica Mena Allegations & Lejeu Talent Agency [VIDEO]

Chrissy Monroe talks Love and Hip Hop New York, Defends Erica Mena Allegations & Lejeu Talent Agency [VIDEO]

VH1’s Love & Hip Hop New York is back and in it’s fifth season. Newcomer Chrissy Monroe, girlfriend of Producer Chink Santana, brings all the boss and bite to the cast. We see her in episode one make a huge first impression when Rich Dollaz invites her help cast models for his new liquor campaign based […]

By January 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Community

J. Cole Helps Single Mothers Live Rent Free at 2014 Forest Hills Drive

J. Cole Helps Single Mothers Live Rent Free at 2014 Forest Hills Drive

I can’t get enough of this J. Cole dude. It’s like every day I wake up to a new reason to love him. In a recent interview on the Jack Combat Show, the rapper revealed his plans for his now famous childhood home. His latest release 2014 Forest Hills Drive, is an ode to his evolution […]

By January 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
United League of Hip-Hop Fathers Reshapes The Way You View Rap [PODCAST]

United League of Hip-Hop Fathers Reshapes The Way You View Rap [PODCAST]

Tired of hearing that wearing a hoodie makes one a thug? Or “Those rappers are destroying our community?” How about the blanket assumption that Hip-Hop promotes misogyny in our culture? Does that frustrate you because you remember the culture’s origins, a good time? I could walk you through the lyrics of Common’s “I Used to Love H.E.R.,” or […]

By January 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Dove Encourages Curly Girls to Love Their Hair [VIDEO]

Dove Encourages Curly Girls to Love Their Hair [VIDEO]

Dove’s entire brand mission has been centered around encouraging women to love themselves just the way they are. Through skin care ads featuring “everyday women,” the brand has obviously seen success not only in sales, but making a cultural impact toward more self-love. The body image campaign has done so well that they have now […]

By January 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Doug E. Fresh Suggests Education to Ease Racial Tension in America [STREAM]

Doug E. Fresh Suggests Education to Ease Racial Tension in America [STREAM]

Last month, I got to catch up with legendary Hip-Hop icon Doug E. Fresh backstage after Raheem DeVaughn’s benefit christmas show. I asked him a very simple question that caused him to think and offer a suggestion for improved police/ community relations, specifically with young citizens of color. Doug E. Fresh said: I would want […]

By January 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Op-Ed

So You Mad Now? A Deeper Look Into VH1’s Newest Show “Sorority Sisters”

So You Mad Now? A Deeper Look Into VH1’s Newest Show “Sorority Sisters”

  As a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., the new VH1 show “Sorority Sisters” is a mockery of what it means to be in a sisterhood. It portrays the members of predominantly Black sororities as catty, loud, and for lack of a better word bitchy.   The reason why I became a member […]

By December 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
9 Things You Should Undserstand About J. Cole’s Angie Martinez Interview

9 Things You Should Undserstand About J. Cole’s Angie Martinez Interview

Two weeks ago I wrote a post clowning J. Cole’s hair. I wanted to see two things: if you guys are with me, actually reading my blog and to sort of praise Cole. Read carefully. I spend far more time outlining what he’s been doing in the wake of the country’s current racial tensions than […]

By December 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Dear Shy Glizzy: Your Complex Comments Will Cost You

Dear Shy Glizzy: Your Complex Comments Will Cost You

Why I got to worry about anybody in D.C.? Nobody in D.C. is worried about Glizzy. – Shy Glizzy Dear Shy Glizzy, You tried it! Yep, right out of the gate I’m going to let you know how I feel about your comments in December 7th’s Complex article. You may have had an ‘Awwsome Year,’ […]

By December 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How Come When Rappers ‘Go Concious’ They Stop Grooming?

How Come When Rappers ‘Go Concious’ They Stop Grooming?

Our beloved, North Carolina rapper J. Cole has been on the front lines raising awareness and speaking out about the injustices we’ve been seeing with police/citizen relations. Cole was one of the first rappers to pack up and head down to Ferguson, Mo. to show solidarity with protesters after the fatal police shooting of unarmed […]

By December 9, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Recent Posts

Social Colleagues, Meet Facebook at Work

Social Colleagues, Meet Facebook at Work

    Nowadays many of us are on some type of social media platform, be it Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, or Facebook. At any given time you can log into any of these sites and you’re getting updates from friends, family and colleagues, with most activity being during the work day.  Bearing this in mind, it’s no […]

By January 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Dej Loaf Gets Personal with Civil TV in Intimate Interview [VIDEO]

Dej Loaf Gets Personal with Civil TV in Intimate Interview [VIDEO]

The voice of hit single “Try Me,” rapper Deja Trimble, best known as Dej Loaf takes Civil TV to her Detroit neighborhood for an intimate look at her humble beginnings. In the almost 10 minute profile, we get to enjoy her soft-spoken narrative of her road to fame. The female MC chronicles her “zone-out” process of […]

By January 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
5 Wounded in Nightclub Shooting Where Chris Brown Was Hosting

5 Wounded in Nightclub Shooting Where Chris Brown Was Hosting

Early Sunday morning shots rang in San Jose, Ca. nightclub where singer Chris Brown was performing. 5 victims reported and scene of aftermath is devastating. Copyright protected by DigiproveSome Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Non-commercial, Attribution, no Derivative workLicense Summary:You may copy this content, and re-publish it in unmodified form for non-commercial purposes, […]

By January 11, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Danny Brown to Write Children’s Book to Boost Black Girls’ Self Esteem [AUDIO]

Danny Brown to Write Children’s Book to Boost Black Girls’ Self Esteem [AUDIO]

Detroit rapper Danny Brown shared his plan to write a children’s book on Australian radio show Triple J. He says that he was inspired by Dr. Seuss and his 13-year-old daughter. The premise of the book is to inspire girls of color to love themselves just the way they are. He tells interviewer, Kyran Wheatley, “You know […]

By January 9, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
27 Black Business Owners Send NYC Students to See Selma Free

27 Black Business Owners Send NYC Students to See Selma Free

27 African-American New York Business leaders have partnered with Paramount Pictures to send New York middle school students to see new film Selma for free, reports Hollywood Reporter earlier this week. Seventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade students in New York will be admitted to screenings of the film for free at participating theaters if they provide […]

By January 8, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
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