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Frank Ocean Wins Lawsuit against Dad who was Asking for a Ridiculous Amount of Money.

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A California judge ruled in favor of singer Frank Ocean in civil lawsuit against him from his father. Ocean was accused of hindering his father Calvin Cooksey of financial opportunities in film in music after stating that his Cooksey once called a transgender waitress a anti-gay slur. Cooksey sued his son for 14,5 million dollars but lost after the courts stated that he “failed to meet the necessary elements to make his defamation claim.” To read more about this story click here.

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Top Story (10.17.17) >>> The Man Who Forgot He Was a Rap Legend

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Today’s top story comes from Joshuah Bearman of GQ.com. He tells the story of Hip Hop pioneer T La Rock and how he lost memory after being attacked in 1994 in the Bronx. Suffering from  transient global amnesia, T La Rock was placed inside a nursing home and struggled to find his memory. The article chronicles the journey it took to get him to not only to remember he was a legendary rapper but his name.  To read more about this story click here.

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In His 15th Season At ‘SNL,’ Kenan Thompson Still Knows How To Play It Funny

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It was an odd sketch, tucked near the end of Saturday Night Live‘s season premiere, long after Alec Baldwin’s crowd-pleasing Trump imitation and two performances by Jay-Z. Actor Ryan Gosling played a soft-spoken rock flutist performing with a motley trio in a run-down bar. He gets a call from the police during the show, and has to tell his bandmate/roommate that his good jeans have been stolen. Read More

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Chuck D. Is on a Mission to Protect the History of Hip-Hop

One of hip-hop’s founding fathers has a new book that he hopes will keep rap’s origins alive.

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There’s no doubt that Public Enemy’s Chuck D. is one of the founding fathers of modern hip-hop, but the icon has never been one to rest on his laurels. “Right now, at my age and stage, if I can’t teach I shouldn’t even open my mouth to speak,” D. says flatly when asked about how he views his current status as elder statesman of rap. Read More

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