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    Chance The Rapper Talks Chicago’s Gun Violence and Friend’s Death

    *Chance The Rapper opened up about the inspiration behind his mixtape hit, “Paranoia,” and Chicago’s gun violence on the CNN documentary series, “Chicagoland.” “There’s a lot of Chicago influence that I put into the music—Soul, Jazz influence, Rock influence, House music—just a lot of sounds that stem from Chicago, the Chicago Hip Hop scene,” he […]

    (WATCH) the First Look of ‘Mary Mary’ Season Four Drama

    *The hit show, “Mary Mary,” based on the group is returning for its fourth season, and from the looks of the trailer, there will be plenty of drama. Tina and Erica Campbell are rebuilding their relationship. Although, the former is still resentful of the latter going solo and releasing an album, “Help.” But according to WE […]

    New Wu-Tang Clan Album Will Go Unreleased Until 2103

    *Wu-Tang Clan’s new album “Once Upon A Time In Shaolin” will remain largely unheard for the next 88 years because of a copyright clause in its conditions of sale. As previously reported, he rap group is releasing just one copy of the double album, which took five years to record. Fans were hoping the lucky […]

    Azealia Banks Quits Twitter for Lent

    *Twitter enemies (Twittemies?) Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks are now both on a break from the social media site. Banks has announced she has quit Twitter for Lent, just weeks after her Twitter nemesis Azalea bowed out over nasty comments about her bikini body. Banks actually stopped tweeting last month in a bid to avoid all the […]

    Mo’Nique Explains Why She Refused to Promote ‘Precious’ at Cannes

    *No one can say Mo’Nique isn’t fulfilling her promotional duties for “Blackbird.” So far, her appearances on CNN and Inside Edition have also allowed her to set the record straight regarding “Precious” director Lee Daniels, who said Hollywood has blackballed the Oscar winner because she is difficult to work with and expected payment to promote […]

    Ledisi, Aloe Blacc, Herbie Hancock Set for Playboy Jazz Festival

    *Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ledisi and Terence Blanchard are among the headliners for the 37th annual Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles (June 13-14). Rounding out the two-day lineup will be artists and special guest collaborators making their festival debuts. The slate includes Aloe Blacc, Jason Moran’s Fats Waller Dance Party, […]