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Michelle Obama Talks About Migos, SZA and Prince with Questlove

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Michelle Obama appeared as a guest on Questlove’s Supreme Pandora Podcast. The former first lady talked about music and some famous artists. “We went back and forth trying to get Prince,because most of our personal parties revolved around birthdays — and Prince didn’t celebrate birthdays,” she said about getting Prince at the White House.

She also talked about knowing but not really knowing the new artists. “I just recently realized Migos wasn’t just one.” she said. Michelle also stated that one of her daughters is into music. “Sasha is my more musical child. She has her room set, candles lit, colored light bulbs, with certain sounds. It depends on what her mood is.She could be playing classical music — or jamming to SZA.” she said. To read more about this article click here.

G. Herbo Calls Juice WRLD The Next Michael Jackson

By: Jarrod Horton

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Talking with G. Herbo and Juice WRLD after their show in Bloomington Illinois, Herb had an interesting declaration on Juice WRLD. “This the next Michael Jackson” said Herbo. I wouldn’t go that far, but Juice WRLD and G. Herbo are two talented individuals.

Black female athletes: Things are better, but far from fair

Panel at Morgan State focuses on obstacles facing women in sports

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Professional softball player AJ Andrews participates in a panel discussion on black female athletes at Morgan State University on Nov. 13. Lawrence Jackson

For decades, black female athletes have faced criticism, inequality, lack of support and unrealistic societal expectations. Although there has been progress, it hasn’t been enough. Continue reading

Ed Lover Calls Kanye West the Ultimate Troll and Talks about 2Pac

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

Back when I was growing up, I would rush home just to see Yo! MTV Raps. Most millennials might not know the importance of this show but for my generation, it was a vital part of the Hip Hop culture. On the weekend the solo host on the show was Fab 5 Freddy.  Throughout the week Ed Lover and Doctor Dre were the co- host. To me, they were a part of the Hip Hop heroes because they interviewed some of the biggest names of the era. In part that served as inspiration for what I’m doing now.


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The Game Thinks Cali Wildfires Began As Distraction From Thousand Oaks Shooting

The Game has a serious theory.

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The California Wildfires have taken the homes of many residents, especially those who reside in Malibu. The natural disaster is a tragedy courtesy of Mother Nature, but The Game seemingly disagrees. The rapper stated how he “low key” thinks the fires were started as a distraction from the tragic Thousand Oaks shooting. Continue reading

Testimony & Triumph From Sista Strut in Chicago

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

October is the month for Cancer awareness. Around the country people have been giving their stories, time and support to highlight the dangers of the deadly disease. In Chicago, one of the biggest events took place on the South Side at the huge Salvation Army Kroc Center. The 2nd annual Sista Strut had hundreds of attendees coming together and taking a walk against Cancer. Families, friends and supporters of victims and  survivors joined together to do their “strut.”

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