DSC_7975Over the weekend I had the opportunity to support one of my mentors, frat brothers, homies, and friend the iconic Ambassador Andrew Young for his big 83th birthday party and Inaugural Andrew J. Young International Leadership Awards 2015 celebrating people doing great things in the community.

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Drake and Diddy Squash Beef

Diddy-DrakeDrake and Diddy have been acting funny towards each other since Diddy laid them paws on Drake outside of LIV in Miami.  (click here if you missed that story)  But it seems that the thought of loosing money over the summer made the two guys decide to squash their beef.  Both Hip Hop moguls have music festivals and party’s coming up that will put them in the same building, so word on the street is that one call is all took to for things to go back to business as usual.

Who runs the world?  BEYONCE!  It looks like Hilary Clinton is getting some help from Queen Bey to bring some awareness to her 2016 Presidential Campaign.  Beyonce showed up at a Clinton fundraiser last week and the event reportedly raised a little over $1 million!  In what looks like a public endorsement, Clinton’s campaign posted the tweet above to let the Beehive know that the Queen Bey is on board!  Catch a glimpse of Beyonce greeting guest at Hilary Clinton’s campaign fundraiser below. READ MORE

bbma2015The 2015 Billboard Music Awards was full of great performances tonight.  Check out some of the chart topping hits from your favorite artist live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas below!

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Yazz Jussie SmolletThe Lyon’s brothers hit the stage at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards to perform two songs from Fox Network series Empire.  Cast members Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz the Great” Gray where joined by Estelle and brought the house down with the shows hit singles “You’re So Beautiful” and “Conqueror”.  Check out the performance below. READ MORE

Jay Z B Sides Concert TidalJay Z performed a variety of hits last night at his B-Sides Tidal Concert.  He also spit a dope freestyle addressing critics of his latest music streaming service TIDAL along with the murders of Micheal Brown, Freddie Gray, and Trayvon Martin.  Lastly, the Hip Hop icon offered some great advice to his fans.

“Don’t ever go with the flow, be the flow” ~Jay Z”

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Killer Mike Bill Maher 2Nothing but RESPECT for Atlanta native Killer Mike who has continued to hold his own and give rappers and Hip Hop some of the best looks it has had in a very long time.  Micheal Render was a guest on HBOs weekly talk show Real Time with Bill Maher (ICYMI: Bill Maher = the white talk show host that dated Karrine Steffans a/k/a “Superhead”).  Killer Mike Bill MaherThere were so many great moments in this episode, I’m not sure which one to highlight first.  But, I think I’ll start with the clip of Killer Mike comparing Jesus to a rapper that had a posse of homies!  After that, watch Killer Mike explain how successful rappers are job creators in the community. This is really must see TV! READ MORE

Chinx Drugz31 year old rapper Chinx Drugz was murdered in a drive by shooting this morning in Queens, New York around 4 am.  Chinx, whose real name was Lionel Pickens, was a member of French Montanta’s Coke Boys.  The rapper was hosting a party in Brooklyn just hours before he was murdered.  Many rappers including Meek Mill and Wiz Khalifa went to twitter to pay their respects.   Khloe and Rob Kardashian also paid their respects to Chinx by sharing memories on Instagram.    READ MORE