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Investigative Report: Phife Dawg, Diabetes & Hip-Hop’s Serious Health Issues

On March 23, Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor died from complications of diabetes, stripping hip-hop of an integral…

Is Kanye West Crying Out For Help? Investigating Hip-Hop & Mental Health

Picture the moment the late Michael Jackson once dangled his infant son over a balcony above a crowd of…

7 Predictions About The 2016 Oscars That Will Make You Ponder The Race Issue

The announcement of this year’s Oscars nominations set it off harder than Latifah and Vivica in that ’96…

I AM LEGEND: 10 Unforgettable Moments in Cam’ron’s Career

Who is Cameron “Cam’ron” Giles? For many, he’s a comedian who doesn’t have to try very hard to be…

Ranked: The High And Lows of Cam’ron’s ‘Purple Haze’ Album

Cam’ron’s 2004 album Purple Haze brings to mind a time when much of the young male Diplomat aficionados…

Will The Next Big Rapper Come From The UK?

What do artists like Charli XCX, Sam Smith, Jessie J, Ed Sheeran, and Coldplay all have in common? They’re…

5 Things Taylor Swift Will Accomplish as NYC Ambassador

There has been entirely too much talk about who is more qualified than Taylor Swift to be New York City’s…

6 Reasons Why We Miss The Old Gwen Stefani And No Doubt

Gwen Stefani is back with the new single “Baby Don’t Lie.” As the lead singer of the 90’s group No Doubt,