Daily Archives: July 3, 2017

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Kanye West Reportedly Splits From Tidal

By: Eleven8

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Ever since Jay-Z released his 13th studio album, “4:44,” on Friday, in which he sent subtle shots towards his former little brother Kanye West, many have been wondering about what was to come for their relationship. We may now have the answer. According to TMZ, Kanye West has left Tidal, accusing the company of owing him over $3 million and Tidal is threatening to sue. Continue reading

New Music on BTN Soundcloud Player (07.03.17) >>> Snypa (Feat. Drugrixh Peso): ‘Peel Away’


New Music on BTN Soundcloud player comes from Atlanta artist Snypa .  His new single “Peel Away”  features Drugrixh and is produced by Kid808. To listen to the single go to our home page and locate the Soundcloud Player on the right side of the page. Or click the artwork above.  

Forget Racist Bars & Support The Black Bartenders Renaissance

The People is a section of The TRiiBE for opinion pieces on trending topics regarding Black Chicago. In this op-ed, former Chicago bartender, Ashley Nycole Smith, shares the importance of supporting what she calls the Black bartenders renaissance.

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Photo of Ashley Nycole Smith bartending at The Shrine in 2012

I truly believe in the saying, “go where you’re celebrated, not tolerated.” That’s why I left Chicago, where I worked as a bartender for six years, to serve up drinks in West Hollywood – where being Black and a bartender isn’t a foreign concept. Chicago is currently the fifth most racially and economically segregated region in the nation, according to a Metropolitan Planning Council and Urban Institute study released in March. Unfortunately, my fellow Black brothers and sisters behind the bars in Chicago feel the brunt of this segregation on a daily basis. Continue reading