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Usher Says Justin Bieber Is ‘Unequivocally Not A Racist’

Usher, essentially the man behind Justin Bieber’s music career, has finally given his two cents on the controversial videos that have dropped of the now…

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Former ‘Top Model’ Yaya DaCosta To Play Whitney Houston In Upcoming Biopic

While we’re still waiting on who will play Aaliyah, an actress has been picked to portray Whitney Houston in an upcoming Lifetime biopic. Former America’…

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What You Should Be Doing This Weekend: ‘Orange Is The New Black,’ NBA Finals, G-Unit & More

A good operative word for this week would be anticipation. From rap reunions we thought would never happen to new episodes of straight-up addictive television,…

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Live Stream: Maya Angelou’s Memorial Service

The memorial service honoring the late, great poet, orator and overall inspiration Maya Angelou is streaming live today (June 7).

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JayAre Of Cali Swag District Dies

Cali Swag District has tragically lost another member. Fighting a battle with sickle-cell anemia, rapper JayAre died yesterday (June 6) after being hospitalized and falling…

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Mase Finally Settles His Divorce

The lengthy divorce battle between Mase and his wife of 12 years, Twlya Betha, has finally been settled in court, according to TMZ. After grappling…

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Watch: Outkast & Janelle Monae Perform At Governors Ball 2014

Governors Ball 2014 kicked off yesterday at New York’s Randall Island, and the festival tapped Outkast and Janelle Monae for its first day. Continuing their…

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Tracy Morgan In Critical Condition After Six-Vehicle Car Accident

Actor/comedian Tracy Morgan is in critical condition after his limo bus was involved in a six-vehicle crash in New Jersey this morning (June 7).

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Wiz Khalifa Got A New Tattoo Of Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony

Wiz Khalifa just got some serious ink done.

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New Music: Gucci Mane Feat. Peewee Longway ‘Time To Get Paid’

New Gucci Mane music has arrived just in time for the rising temperature with the release of "Time To Get Paid" featuring Peewee Longway.

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New Music: SBTRKT Feat. Sampha ‘Temporary View’

SBTRKT is back with another soothing instrumental, this time adding Sampha to provide the vocals on the track titled "Temporary View."…

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5 Reasons To See Edge Of Tomorrow Starring Tom Cruise

Every science fiction movie has one goal: get the audience emotionally involved in the film long enough to think ‘shit, this could actually happen.’ Take…

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Trey Songz Reveals Details On New Album And Song With Nicki Minaj

He's known as Trey Songz, but based on his bed squeaking, sex-themed music, Songz could be called Dr. Knockboot.

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50 Cent Defends Justin Bieber, Says ‘I Don’t Think He’s Racist’

​First YMCMB stood up for 20-year-old Justin Bieber, urging fans to be mindful that he was still a kid in those offensive videos that surfaced…

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Q&A: Uncle Reece Talks ‘Bold’ Album, Bridging The Spiritual-Secular Gap

By nature, you might expect gospel music to be a bit, well, preachy. There’s not much intersection between religious and ratchet (well, most of the…