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Cardi B’s First Performance since Giving Birth is Scheduled at the MTV VMA Next Month

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Cardi B pulled out of the Bruno Mars 24K Magic World Tour earlier this year and it was stated that she wasn’t prepared to perform after giving birth in July. Now it seems that she is scheduled to get back on the stage. Cardi is expected to be the opening performer for the MTV Video Music Awards next month. This will be her first time hitting the stage since giving birth in July. To read more about this story click here.

Teyana Taylor Curses Out Jeremih…Are Chicago Artists Arrogant or Misunderstood?

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

 

 

 

 

 

In light of Teyana Taylor’s recent Twitter rant about the mistreatment she received on Jeremih’s Later That Night Tour; it had me thinking about something. It seems that some of the most notable artists from Chicago are difficult to work with. Teyana’s discontent with Jeremih is not the first time an artist has got into a fallout with him on tour. In 2016 Partynextdoor kicked Jeremih off tour after the two wasn’t able to coexist on the road together. Continue reading

Crunk Pioneers Set to Revive & Reclaim their Hip Hop Throne in Atlanta for ONE Musicfest

By: Alex Ro

Contributing Writer

(L-R Cheese, DJ Nabbs, Kilo Ali, Eastside Boyz & Trillville)

Staying true to their roots and original sound of the South’s culture, The Eastside Boyz, Kilo Ali, and Trillville all came together for the reigniting of the “Krunk Era” at the Gathering Spot in Atlanta Ga. Continue reading

Death of Stephon Clark Provokes Changes in Foot Chase Policy for Sacramento Police Department

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The Sacramento Police Department has introduced a new police regarding police foot pursuits of suspects. The announcement comes in the aftermath of Stephon Clark who was gunned down in March of this year by police officers chasing after him. The new policy requires officers to start their body camera before the pursuit, broadcast why they are starting the pursuit and give a description of the suspect. In addition to that officers can stop the pursuit “”if the risk of pursuing outweighs the need for apprehension.” To read more about this story click here.

Isaiah Thomas Still Salty About Trade from Boston and Calls Cleveland a Shithole on Social Media

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It seems Isaiah Thomas is still in his feelings from the trade that sent him from the Boston Celtics. In a recent Instagram live post, Thomas called Cleveland a “shithole.” He also added  “I can see why LeBron left — again.” Later on, Thomas sent out apology about his comments

New Music on BTN Soundcloud Player (08.11.18) >>> k$upreme: Sorry 4 The Flex [Mixtape]

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New Music on BTN Soundcloud player comes from California/Atlanta rapper K$upreme.  His mixtape “Sorry For The Flex” has nine tracks and features  production from  Akachi Beats and Bangs. To listen to the mixtape go to our home page and locate the Soundcloud Player on the left side of the page. Mobile users go to the bottom of the page or click the artwork above.  

Some NFL Players Kick Off National Anthem Protest in Preseason Games

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The beginning of the NFL season is kicking off the same way it ended last year. The demonstration of NFL players protesting social injustices during the National Anthem took place in some of last night’s (08.09.18) preseason games. Miami Dolphins receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson knelt before their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Malcolm Jenkins and De’Vante Bausby of the Philadelphia Eagles raised their fists during the playing of the anthem. While Jalen Ramsey, Telvin Smith, Leonard Fournette and T.J. Yeldon of the Jacksonville Jaguars did not come out the tunnel during the playing of the anthem. The NFL decided to not go with its new policy regarding players who protest the anthem. The league has since announced that it will work with the NFL Players Association to come up with a new policy. To read more about this story click here