How did a show about a ‘redneck’ family who make duck calls become the most watched cable show EVER? Season premiere of Duck Dynasty shatters records

11.8 million people watched the August 15  season 4 premiere By Joshua Gardner Article Reprint The A&E series Duck Dynasty made a big  splash Wednesday when it kicked off its fourth season with the highest ratings  for any cable reality show in history. The show that follows the Robertsons—a West 

Young Chop Says Chief Keef And Lil Durk’s Beef Isn’t Serious

by Dan Jackson Article Reprint Producer Young Chop recently sat down for an interview with VladTV and discussed the alleged tension between Chicago rappers Chief Keef and Lil Durk. The gregarious producer was quick to dismiss the alleged beef, saying “It’s just a little brother, big brother situation.” Though the

Growing up with Hip Hop: DJ Premier and others talk about Hip Hop’s turning 40

Jarrod Horton Staff Writer Over the years, a couple of Hip Hop artist have described their love affair with the culture and music of Hip Hop in the same way that one might express their love for a woman, or someone that they have deep affection for. Most recently DJ Khaled featured

Interracial love on TV is the new normal

Despite some bigoted viewer backlash, interracial families and couples on TV are more prominent than ever. By: Leah Pickett Aricle Reprint One of the hottest TV romances to enrapture audiences over the past year has been the steamy liaison between a fictional President and his former Communications Director, played by

Meek Mill Responds To Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” Verse In Interview

by Dan Rys Article Reprint Meek Mill was interviewed by CBS’ local Philadelphia affiliate today alongside Cleveland Cavaliers star guard Dion Waiters about the difficulties and challenges that come with success in both hip-hop and basketball. The duo—both Philly natives—will both be attending the Dream Chasers Summit on August 30

Matt Damon Slams Obama: He ‘Broke Up With Me’

    By Melanie Batley Article Reprint Oscar-winning actor Matt Damon says his love affair with President Barack Obama  is finally over. “He broke up with me,” the once ardent supporter and  campaigner for Obama told the Black  Entertainment Network (BET) in a recent interview. The A-list movie star and

Concert Review: Mikkey Halsted with Don Cannon @the Shrine in Chicago

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer The Don Cannon and Mikkey Halsted show at the Shrine in Chicago gave confirmation to my belief that Chicago has some of the best emcees in the country. Some may counter that with the emergence of Chief Keef and the GBE crew that Chicago hasn’t