Jay-Z has announced that Roc Nation will be investing an anti-incarceration program called Promise. The app-based program is a new technology and community supervision service that aims to reduce prison populations. The program is available today, by creators Phaedra Lamkins and Diana Frappier.
Promise will provide financial assistance to those who cannot afford bail, and help them with their court obligations. The app will track what they are doing by participation purposes and important dates on a unique calendar for counseling. “Promise will help government agencies support those who would otherwise be in custody or who are on some form of community supervision-namely probation or parole,” the company said in a press release.
“We are increasingly alarmed by the injustice in our criminal justice system,” Shawn ‘JAY-Z’ Carter said in a statement. “Money, time and lives are wasted with the current policies. It’s time for an innovative and progressive technology that offers sustainable solutions to tough problems. Promise’s team, led by Phaedra, is building an app that can help provide ‘liberty and justice for all’ to millions.”
LL Cool J will become the first rapper to be commemorated at the Kennedy Center Honors event on Sunday night (December 3). Ahead of the ceremony, the Hip Hop legend was in a reflective mood, sharing his thoughts about this special honor over the weekend.
“I believe that we are built to do anything we put our minds and proper actions to,” he wrote on Instagram. “You have all the tools inside you that are required for you to fulfill your GOD given purpose. This one is for those who came before me and those who followed me. We were sent to this planet to love and inspire one another. Manifest our dreams and make them a reality. I hope you’re inspired by me because I’m absolutely Inspired by you. Mic check 1212 Let’s ride!! ? #KCHonors #StateDepartmentDinner #hiphop.”
Fresh off his 1st birthday at Miami’s Club LIV little Asahd Khaled has now graced us with his presence for Paper Magazine’s Winter 2017 issue. A license plate reads “BOSS” – would you expect anything else? Other pictures see him wearing a turquoise Jordan Brand sweatsuit, a blue suede tuxedo from Terrell Jones, and a Gucci tracksuit.
The Libya slave trade is nothing new, however. It’s been going on for awhile, especially since former Libyan Muammar Gadaffi was captured and killed in 2011. His death has been seen as a destabilizing moment in the country, a point which T.I. brought up in a tweet.
The government wants Shkreli to hand over the one-of-one Wu-Tang Clan album and Wayne’s album. According to the documents they’ve obtained, the prosecutor’s also seeking a handful of his assets that total to $7.4 million. They say the items authorities are trying to seize are $5 million in cash that is held in an E-Trade brokerage account, shares in Turing Pharmaceuticals, an Enigma machine as well as a Picasso painting.
The Four’s panel also includes singer Meghan Trainor and record executive Charlie Walk. Fergie’s name had previously been circulated as one of the potential judges but FOX opted to utilize her as the host.
“Fergie is a genuine superstar,” said Rob Wade, FOX’s President of Alternative Programming and Specials. “She’s fierce, she’s a force in her own right and she knows exactly what these singers are going through. So who better than her to help guide them as they fight their way to the finish.”
The Four is scheduled to premiere on January 4 at 8 p.m. EST/PST. The six-episode event begins with four singers from a variety of genres who compete with newcomers trying to knock them out of the competition. The last singer standing wins the career guidance of all the industry powerhouses on the panel.
The Hollingsworths are a family of former athletes, retired executives and history-making trailblazers from Seattle. Now, in rural Mason County, they’ve begun a new chapter as cannabis farmers. From seed to sale, we take pride in our cannabis to ensure a smooth experience with attention to detail and quality.
Christmas is around the corner and more than likely, on your radio too. For most people, “Deck the Halls” and pop variations of “Jingle Bells” are the holiday carols of choice, but if you’re a rap fan, you might be more “Christmas in Harlem” than you are “Silent Night.”
1. Player’s Ball” 2. Merry Muthafuckin’ Xmas” 3. “Christmas in Hollis” 4. “Santa Baby” 5. “Christmas Rappin” 6. “Ludacrismas” 7. “Millie Pulled a Pistol on Santa” 8.”Ballin On X-Mas”
This collection includes hooded sweatshirts, onesies, crewnecks and t-shirts. All the selections are tagged with slogans relative to her songs including “I Sleigh All Day,” “Slay Bells,” “Holidayoncé,” “Have a Thicc Holiday” and “Sis the Season”. shop https://shop.beyonce.com/categories/all
Thankfully Bey kept things affordable with pricing ranging from $35 to $55. Additionally she has accessories and ornaments available as well.
Although Migos have dominated most of 2017, the Atlanta trio is already looking to the new year to continue leaving their mark on the culture.
During a New York Times piece profiling the Atlanta-based label Quality Control, a massive detail was woven subtly into the feature: Migos’ highly anticipated follow-up to 2017’s chart-topping Culture has officially been scheduled for an early 2018 release.