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The Speech: Entertainers React To Obama Victory

On Wednesday, November 5, 2008, shortly after midnight, Senator Barack Obama addressed his nation for the first time as its soon to be 44th President. For eighteen minutes, in front of a crowd of approximately a quarter million people representing Americans from every race, creed and age group, President-Elect Obama expressed gratitude, abated fears, and… Read more »

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The Last Word: Usher and Beyonce Talk Obamatics, TLC Returns Individually, and Akon Hustles With Lionel Richie

How’s life, everybody? Five days gone and history made with Barack Obama capturing the US presidency as the first African-American Commander-in-Chief. Was there anything bigger than this? Am I the only one that saw Jesse Jackson cry after Obama’s victory speech? Stay tuned for an interesting four years.   Condolences go out to former Motown… Read more »

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David Banner Warns Of Electronic Voting; Volunteers In Jackson

One hour after David Banner cast his vote Jackson, Mississippi, the rapper/producer is issuing a warning to the millions around the country who will be doing the same throughout the day.   The Jackson native, who remains an active political voice in the Hip-Hop community, wants to remind voters to be aware of possible malfunctions… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Rap Stars Make Last Minute Pleas For Fans To Vote

Nearly a year of debates, controversy, and unexpected twists has culminated with today’s record-breaking Election Day (November 4), where millions of voters will decide the next president of the United States.   With less than 24 hours before the race is decided, various Hip-Hop artists told AllHipHop.com in exclusive statements, that they are continuing to… Read more »

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Jennifer Hudson Launches New Foundation for Murder Victim Families

Singer/actress Jennifer Hudson is turning her personal tragedy into a positive.   People.com reports the vocalist’s family announced the creation of the Hudson-King Foundation for Families of Slain Victims, a new organization for the families of murder victims, on Thursday (October 30).   According to the family, the well-being of those who have “lost relatives… Read more »

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