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Mountain dumps Lil Wayne

By Paul Porter You heard it here first! RapRehab has confirmed that Mountain Dew has ended there relationship with Lil Wayne. Lil Wayne came under

Radio Station Pulls Rick Ross and Lil Wayne from Rotation

The questions have been asked, Is Hip Hop Music Destroying America, Is Hip Hop A Threat To Our Children or Should Rappers Be Accountable For

7 Reasons Why I Did Not Watch The BET Buffoonery Awards

By Paul Porter #1 Black America has unfortunately fell victim to a commercial brand of Hip Hop that has replaced lyricists with the lyrically challenged.

UnSung, UnShaken, And UnCompensated: The Plight of The African American Musicians

I will be moderating the following panel session at the Congressional Black Caucus It is undeniable that music has been a bedrock component of African

Radio One CEO on Profit Over Content

Radio One CEO Alfred Liggins at the National Action Network Convention Licensed to serve the community. CEO admits that money is the true motivation

Three Years After Michael Jackson’s Death, What Have We Learned?

Drugs as the white elephant Three years after Micheal Jackson’s death, what have we learned? BY JAMES L. WALKER, JR @jameslwalkeresq ATLANTA – This week

What’s The Leading Cause Of Poor Record Sales

What's The Leading Cause Of Poor Record Sales? By Rizoh HoustonPress.com ​Last week, the music world laughed up a hiccup as Lil Wayne pranced around

This pop-porn will ruin a whole generation

By Mike Stocke The recent final of Britain’s Got Talent was broadcast on a Saturday evening, featured two finalists who were 11 and 12 years

The Truth on BET, Rihanna and the deal cut for BET Awards

While BET and Rihanna are defending the "Man Down" video. The facts regarding BET's Standards and Practices are clear that the goal post have moved

Rihanna’s “Man Down” Video: Dead Wrong

Rihanna 'Man Down' Video Draws Fire for Murdering Abuser The Parents Television Council is condemning Rihanna's latest music video, saying it depicts the singer in

Colt 45 makers under fire over new flavored booze

New York (CNN) -- The makers of Colt 45 malt liquor have stirred up a controversy with their new beverage that some fear will encourage

Talib Kweili Says No to Colt 45 Sponsors

Talib Kweili Says No to "Blast" by Colt 45 After alerting Talib Kweili, yesterday via Twitter that Blast by Colt 45, was a sponsor of