De La Soul’s New Video Featuring Pete Rock & Estelle Is Masterpiece Theater

BY JAKE PAINE Article Reprint Earlier this week, De La Soul learned that their first LP in 12 years is nominated for the Grammy Award for “Best Rap Album.” And The Anonymous Nobody, released in August, is a crowd-funded album that raised more than $600,000 in 2015. Coming on the Continue Reading

After A 9 Year Break, Chris Rock Returns With 2017 Stand-Up Tour Dates.

BY EL THE SCRIBE Article Reprint Legendary comedian Chris Rock will be hitting the stage in over 25 cities on his first tour in almost a decade. Dubbed the Total Blackout tour, an ode to his tweet posted before hosting the Oscars earlier this year, it will commence a year Continue Reading

Baton Rouge’s 1st Black Female Mayor Hopes to Unify a City Torn Apart by Racial Strife

By: Kiersten Willis Article Reprint Residents of Louisiana’s state capital of Baton Rouge elected their first Black female mayor over the weekend. Sharon Weston Broome, a former state senator, will succeed Baton Rouge’s first Black mayor Kip Holden, whose 12-year term has wrapped.  

Senate Finally Approves $170M in Funding to Help Clean Up the Mess State of Michigan Created In Flint

By: Tanasia Kenney Article Reprint After much anticipation, the U.S. Senate on Saturday passed a critical piece of legislation providing $170 million in much-needed federal aid to Flint, Michigan, and other cities in the country affected by lead contamination.