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Chris Brown’s Trial Is Scheduled For June

Chris Brown’s Trial Is Scheduled For June

Chris Brown’s “Free Breezy” campaign is getting a lot of support from fellow artists. Rappers including French Montana and former Wu-Tang Clan member Raekwon have jumped behind Brown via social media.

French Montana posted the tag “#freebrezy” on his Instagram page along with a picture of him and the singer Monday after Brown’s trial date was pushed back.

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Rick Ross Dishes Out Advice In New Column

Just ask the Boss? Rick Ross has taken on a new role, advice columnist. Thanks to Rolling Stone the Miami rapper is now dishing out guidance via “Ask a Boss With Rick Ross.”

Rick Ross Dishes Out Advice In New Column

Just ask the Boss? Rick Ross has taken on a new role, advice columnist. Thanks to Rolling Stone the Miami rapper is now dishing out guidance via “Ask a Boss With Rick Ross.”


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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver: Paul Ryan doesn’t know anything about ‘inner city’ men

Member of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) joined MSNBC’s News Nation today to discuss House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) controversial comments last month about the culture of the “inner city.”

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver: Paul Ryan doesn’t know anything about ‘inner city’ men

Member of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) joined MSNBC’s News Nation today to discuss House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) controversial comments last month about the culture of the “inner city.”


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Rappers Selling CDs Sue NYC, NYPD For Violating First Amendment Rights

Eight local rappers have filed joint lawsuits in Manhattan Federal Court against the city and 17 cops for claims that the NYPD has violated their rights to sell their music with a slew of phony arrests.

Rappers Selling CDs Sue NYC, NYPD For Violating First Amendment Rights

Eight local rappers have filed joint lawsuits in Manhattan Federal Court against the city and 17 cops for claims that the NYPD has violated their rights to sell their music with a slew of phony arrests.


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Who’s That BOSS: Zenovia Andrews

Who’s That BOSS: Zenovia Andrews

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Get ready to move up to that corner office or start your own enterprise. JETmag.com is partnering with the award-winning The BOSS Network to bring you BOSS UP every week. This feature will highlight movers, shakers and rule-breakers across different industries, plus offer you career and entrepreneurial advice.

Zenovia Andrews, an authority on business systems strategy, helps entrepreneurs and…

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Clowning Around! Julia Louis Dreyfus Simulates Sex With A Clown

Playing a Vice President in HBO’s Veep Julia Louis Dreyfus is used to a few scandals.

Clowning Around! Julia Louis Dreyfus Simulates Sex With A Clown

Playing a Vice President in HBO’s Veep Julia Louis Dreyfus is used to a few scandals.


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‘Brick Mansions’ star RZA calls Andre Johnson castration ‘craziest thing I’ve ever heard’

Rapper and actor RZA’s latest movie, Brick Mansions, hits theaters nationwide Friday. RZA stars alongside the late Paul Walker in the film about abandoned Detroit projects that house the most dangerous criminals.

‘Brick Mansions’ star RZA calls Andre Johnson castration ‘craziest thing I’ve ever heard’

Rapper and actor RZA’s latest movie, Brick Mansions, hits theaters nationwide Friday. RZA stars alongside the late Paul Walker in the film about abandoned Detroit projects that house the most dangerous criminals.


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Talib Kweli Doubts Another Black Star Album Will Happen

Talib Kweli Doubts Another Black Star Album Will Happen

From his start with Black Star, Talib Kweli has bubbled into versatile wordsmith forging strong relationships with the likes of Kanye West and Jay-Z. While he delved into his solo career, questions about a possible Black Star album always come up. In a recent interview with Vlad TV, Kweli says the chances of another Black Star album happening is bleak.

“I think the possibilities for seeing a…

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BROWN BEAUTIES: Gabrielle Union & Kerry Washington Nab Spots In PEOPLE’s ‘50 Most Beautiful Issue’

BROWN BEAUTIES: Gabrielle Union & Kerry Washington Nab Spots In PEOPLE’s ’50 Most Beautiful Issue’

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Lupita Nyong’o was named PEOPLE’s most beautiful person but YBF chicks Gabrielle Union and Kerry Washington are also featured in the issue. Deets inside…

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PEOPLE Magazine announced Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o as this year’s most beautiful person but some other beautiful brown faces have also made the list.

Joining the Kenyan beauty are two beautiful YBF faves Think Like A Man star Gabrielle Union

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SKAI JACKSON JOINS THE OBAMAS FOR EASTER EGG ROLL

SKAI JACKSON JOINS THE OBAMAS FOR EASTER EGG ROLL

Skai Jackson, along with the rest of the cast of “Jessie” attended the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington D.C. on April 21st.

The 12-year-old actress helped First Lady Michelle Obama make a fruit salad on the South Lawn during the event.

President Barack Obama and the first lady hosted thousands of people during the annual White House event. This year marks the 136th year of the egg…

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Counterpoint Music Festival Replaces Chance The Rapper With Riff Raff

Counterpoint Music Festival Replaces Chance The Rapper With Riff Raff

Chance shared the reason why he was sent to the hospital late yesterday. Through his Twitter account, Chance tweeted a press release by his manager Pat, indicating that the illness was caused by a combination of the flu virus and tonsillitis and that he has to cancel his shows this week.

Chance was supposed to perform at Counterpoint this week, however since he can’t the festival has replaced him…

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Newsflash: Most People Aren’t Down With the ‘Swirl’

Between news that interracial relationships are on the rise, to the recent dating stats declaring Black women and Asian men are, on average, more single than their peers, there’s been an uptick in people advocating Black women get down with the swirl to broaden their dating prospects.

Newsflash: Most People Aren’t Down With the ‘Swirl’

Between news that interracial relationships are on the rise, to the recent dating stats declaring Black women and Asian men are, on average, more single than their peers, there’s been an uptick in people advocating Black women get down with the swirl to broaden their dating prospects.


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14 Hip-Hop Heads Who Are Down For A Cause

14 Hip-Hop Heads Who Are Down For A Cause

With recent news of Ryan Lewis launching his 30/30 Project, an HIV awareness foundation, XXL couldn’t help but think of all the other hip-hop heads that are down for a cause. From scholarships to self empowerment, rappers are surely not slipping when it comes to giving back.

Find out which cause your favorite rapper is down for up top in “15 Hip-Hop Heads Who Are Down For A Cause.”

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What We Learned: RZA’s ‘Ask Me Anything’ Session On Reddit

RZA was a guest on Reddit’s Ask Me Anything Session and answered fans questions about everythingWu-Tang, Bill Murray and martial arts.

What We Learned: RZA’s ‘Ask Me Anything’ Session On Reddit

RZA was a guest on Reddit’s Ask Me Anything Session and answered fans questions about everythingWu-Tang, Bill Murray and martial arts.


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Juicy J Is The New Face Of Colt 45

Juicy J has followed in the foot steps of Snoop Dogg by becoming the new face of…