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Member of Common’s Group August Greene Robert Glasper Calls Lauryn Hill A Music Thief

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Multi Grammy award winner producer and pianist Robert Glasper gave a bold, honest look into the practices of Lauryn Hill. In an interview with Houston radio station 97.9the Box talked about how Lauryn fires her band without notice and how other people created the music of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill album and took credit for their work. Watch the video below.

Exclusive BTN Interview: Cee-Lo Green Talks About New Music and the 25th Anniversary of Goodie Mob Second Album

By: Jarrod Horton

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Throughout his musical career, Cee-Lo Green has been many thing to many people. Some people know him as one fourth member of his group Goodie Mob. Some people know him remember him as part of the duo group Gnarls Barkley that has dropped smash hits like “Crazy.” A lot of people know him as a great emcee who has been featured on several songs with Outkast and his crew the Dungeon Family. More people may know him as a dynamic singer who has dropped timeless songs like “Fuck You.” Continue reading

Interview with Legendary Atlanta Graffiti Artist Dr. Dax

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

We briefly caught up with graffiti artist Dr. Dax to talk about the celebration of in PBS Music Voyager appearance. Dr. Dax is part of the Dungeon Family crew that also includes Outkast and Goodie Mob. Through his graffiti art, he became part of the collective of people that was responsible for bringing Southern Hip Hop to the mainstream. We saw him chillin at a event and asked him about his Music Voyager episode. Check it out below.

BTN Exclusive Interview: Scottie Pippen Gives His Thoughts on the Big3 and the Golden State Warriors

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

Recently NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen was in Chicago to give advice to the young aspiring basketball players at the Nike Chicago Basketball Family Reunion. The six time NBA champion took a minute from signing autographs and taking pictures to give me an interview. I asked him about his thoughts on the Golden State Warriors and him maybe resurrecting his career in the Big 3. Flip the page to hear what he said. Continue reading

Tupac’s murder case still open, after ex-gang member offers new details

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Tupac Shakur’s murder remains an open homicide case, according to the Las Vegas Police department.

The American rap legend was killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in September 1996, and after ex-gang member Duane ‘Keefe D’ Keith recently came forward with new information about the incident, the local police department has confirmed they’re still treating it as an open homicide case. Continue reading

Dorothy Gaters: The Most Successful Basketball High School Coach in Illinois History Gives Credit To Her Players

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer 

There is a long list of legendary coaches in Chicago High School basketball history; then there is Dorothy Gaters. The 72 year old girls basketball coach at Marshall High School on Chicago’s West Side is iconic. No other coach in Illinois High School Basketball history, men or women has more victories (1,106) than Gaters. Her teams have never had a losing record in the 43 years of her coaching. She has been to 27 state finals and won 9 state championships. Quite simply, she has epitomize a standard of excellence that no one has come close to duplicating. Continue reading

Lee Daniels Says Damon Dash Confrontation Was A “Wake Up Call” and Promises To Pay His Money Back

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Lee Daniels has spoken out about the recent viral video of Dame Dash confronting him about paying back his money. In an interview with TMZ, Daniels said that the incident was a “wake up call” and promises to pay him the money back. “It sadly took that wake-up call during Diana’s ‘Reach Out And Touch Somebody’s Hand’ for me to realize that and for me to sit with myself.” he said. Damon Dash caught wind of the interview and responded on Instagram by saying  “Appreciate the honesty…time to move forward let’s forget the bubble gum shit and get the money.” Watch Daniels interview below.