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Big Screen Boyz: Travis Porter Premieres New Feature Film "Red Rock"

Last night (November 19), Decatur’s own Travis Porter debuted their new feature film, Red Rock, to a packed-house at the Plaza Theater in Atlanta. The movie, about the group’s escape from a tour stop gone awry, was directed by Ryan Lightbourn. In addition to the feature, Travis Porter also debuted their documentary, From Day 1,… Read more »

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I Don't Camouflage: Poet Aja Monet Rediscovers Herself

“There was something unique about bringing my bloodline to places that they’ve never been before…” The I Don’t Camouflage series hung out with Cuban/Jamaican poet Aja Monet, just a day before she flew back to Paris where she currently resides. Check out a video below as she discusses what she discovered about herself in her… Read more »

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Documentary On Rudy Ray Moore a.k.a. "Dolemite" Reveals His Impact on Hip-Hop and His Hidden Sexuality

The Blaxploitation era will NEVER be the same! Along with the likes of Shaft, Superfly, and Sweet Sweetback – Dolemite was one of the signature characters that created the macho-pimp hero in urban filmmaking throughout the 1970s. Even today, that era has influence in film and music, with many cats in Hip-Hop and pop culture… Read more »

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2012 Election: The 10 Best Online Tools for Millennial Voters

The 2012 election is right around the corner and voters across the country must make important decisions about which candidates and measures they’ll support on November 6. For technology savvy, millennial voters (who like to receive their news and information in quick, easily digestible bites), sifting through the wealth of information released about various candidates… Read more »

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Reality Votes: “Love & Hip-Hop” Stars Help The League of Young Voters Shore Up The Milwaukee Vote

In a pivotal election season, every supporter and every vote counts. And sometimes, the support comes from the most unlikely of places! Mimi Faust and Ariane Davis from VH1’s uber-popular “Love & Hip-Hop” reality series are helping The League of Young Voters hit the “hot spots” in Milwaukee where the political commentary REALLY happens –… Read more »

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FEEL RICH VIDEO: Get Funked Up!!

Editor’s Note: “Feel Rich” is our partnership with QD3, the talented son of music legend Quincy Jones. “Feel Rich” is all about creating a healthy lifestyle for Hip-Hop culture – both the artists and the fans. Enjoy! Funk Roberts is a former professional beach volleyball player turned Certified Personal Trainer, Kettlebell Training Specialist, MMA Conditioning… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: DJ Drama Album Release Party @ Supper Club in LA

For years and years, DJ Drama has hosted some of the most popular mixtapes in the game. Keeping fans laced up before the album drops, DJ Drama has been a part of movements for artist after artist. Now with his own album out called Quality Street Music, Drama “turnt up” with an album release party… Read more »

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Mike Muse: The Man Behind The President, The Man Behind The Music

With the election quickly approaching, those working closely with President Obama are also a pivotal part of history. The sacrifices they make aren’t as heard of, but just as important. Mike Muse is the CEO of Muse Recordings, but also on the National Finance Committee for the president. He wears many hats and exudes various… Read more »

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Daily Word: Wake The F*ck Up!!! (Advice from Samuel L. Jackson!)

Happy Friday, my Illuminated and Enlightened! Welcome to the day that we begin to put some urgency back into our lives! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to waking up! As I perused through the Internet yesterday, I stumbled upon the Samuel L Jackson “Wake the F**K up” ad campaign for President Obama’s reelection (see video… Read more »

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