Government Debate Over Islam and Hip Hop in France

As the French presidential campaign was underway, rapper Kery James, a Guadeloupe-born resident of France, released a music video titled “Letter to the Republic” (“Lettre à la République “). Kery described the republic’s political class as, “Pillagers of wealth, murderers of Africans, torturers of Algerians / The colonial past is yours, you chose to link … Continue reading Government Debate Over Islam and Hip Hop in France

will.i.am Share of Beats Electronics Sale Goes To Charity

will.i.am co-founded Beats Electronics and says he consulted on “navigation & integration to further the product’s cultural adaptation.” Beats Electronic sold to Apple for 3 billion. will.i.am’s share will benefit his i.am.angel Foundation, which works with underprivileged high school students. “I used to have 60 kids,” he says. “Now I have 300 kids and there’s … Continue reading will.i.am Share of Beats Electronics Sale Goes To Charity

Chuck D Blasts Hot 97’s Summer Jam as Hip Hop’s Worst Concert

Chuck D has been blasting Hot 97 regarding this year’s Summer Jam since last week. “It’s just a sloppy presentation of the art form, the worst presentation known to man,” D explained. “It’s negligent. There needs to be a greater representation of the culture and the community on that radio station.” “My goal by year’s … Continue reading Chuck D Blasts Hot 97’s Summer Jam as Hip Hop’s Worst Concert

Derek Fisher hired as New York Knicks head coach, Fisher will receive a five-year deal for $25 million.

  KNICKS NEW COACH .. DEREK FISHER Derek Fisher will accept the New York Knicks’ head coaching job,  A press conference could be held as soon as Tuesday. The 18-year pro will go straight from the court to the top spot on Phil Jackson’s bench. Fisher will receive a five-year deal for $25 million, That’s the same … Continue reading Derek Fisher hired as New York Knicks head coach, Fisher will receive a five-year deal for $25 million.

DMC’s Misson to Give Back With “Garden Of Dreams Talent Show”

A devoted Philanthropist, DMC of RunDMC aka Darryl Mcdaniels partners with MSG Entertainment, presents the Garden of Dreams Talent Show.On Tuesday, June 17 at Radio City Music Hall, more than 100 children from the Foundation’s partner organizations will have the opportunity to put their troubles aside and showcase their talents on the Great Stage at … Continue reading DMC’s Misson to Give Back With “Garden Of Dreams Talent Show”

Que viva Puerto Rico libre!’ Commemorating the 1950 Jayuya Uprising

    viva Puerto Rico libre!’ Commemorating the 1950 Jayuya Uprising ‘Que viva Puerto Rico libre!’On Oct. 30, 1950, the Puerto Rican independence cry of “Que viva Puerto Rico libre” resounded for the whole island to hear.On that day, Puerto Rican nationalists staged daring armed actions throughout the country in an attempt to break free … Continue reading Que viva Puerto Rico libre!’ Commemorating the 1950 Jayuya Uprising

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