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Russell Simmons’ New Comedy Show Premieres in July
Russell Simmons new show for Comedy Central -- 'Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at The El Rey' -- is well on its way to hitting the tube. The show, hosted by comedian JB Smoove (of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' fame) will premiere on July 11 at 11PM with back-to-back episodes and plan…
Russell Simmons Recruits Jay-Z for ‘Stop the Violence’ Rally
On March 28 in Trenton, N.J., a 15-year-old girl sold herself and her seven-year-old sister for sex at a party. A group of five men, ranging from 13 to 20-years-old have already been arrested for touching and raping the child, and police are on the search for two more known suspects in the incident.…
Black Music Milestones
Music plays an integral role in our lives, but, at times we take for granted the moments that uniquely changed the game. From the first time Michael Jackson moonwalked for the American public to the day five guys from Compton, Calif. got together to form the world's most dangerous group, here a…
Color-Coded in Hip-Hop
February is more than just Black History Month -- it's a time of remembrance and a period to reflect on just how far the struggle for equality has come since the darkest days of America's Civil Rights Movement. And while the commercialization and digitization of music has caused hip-hop to lose some…
Hip-Hop Community Reacts to Obama’s State of the Union
President Barack Obama delivered his first State of the Union address on Wednesday night (Jan. 27) and some of the brightest (and most beloved) minds in the hip-hop community were ready to give their two cents on the speech. Most of the commentary was in agreement that Obama genuinely strove to stri…

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