Spotlight: Sade Adu

One of the most iconic vocalists of our time, Sade has captivated listeners with her sultry voice and awe inspiring style. One of the most successful British female artists in history, Sade has influenced a culture with a uniqueness all her own. The impact that albums like “Stronger than Pride” and “Love Deluxe” had on us was euphoric. One of Sade’s biggest hits was “No Ordinary Love” which many may remember from the 1993 film “Indecent Proposal” starring Woody Harrelson and Demi Moore. From the beginning Sade was destined for…

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MUSIC IS THE WEAPON: AN INTERVIEW WITH WORDSMITH I1MASTERKEY

By JR Valrey “Music is the weapon of the future, music is the weapon of progressives, music is the weapon of the givers of life” – Fela Anikulapo Kuti Conscious music has been a part of our struggle and movement for self-determination since the beginning, when some of our enslaved ancestors would sing slave hymns on the plantations, which really doubled as maps and battle plans to free ourselves.  The rhythm and the word, has been some of the purest teachers that we have been able to learn from, because…

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HUSTLER’S PARADISE: COMEDIAN AND FASHION BRAND OWNER JAY RICH REFLECTS ON HUSTLING DURING THE PANDEMIC

By JR Valrey Hustling has been in the blood of Bay Area entrepreneurs for generations, and that set of traits especially has to be utilized, for survival, during the pandemic. With the Bay being the farthest away from the major trend-setting, political and financial power centers of the US, like NYC, DC, the Bay Area is at the western-most point of the United States, and has always been seen as a bastion of radical politics, eclectic thinking, and also independent business especially in the genres of music and fashion.  Jay…

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Grandpapa Preciousness: T.I.’s First Photo With His Grandbaby, “They Slept Like This All Night!”

Zonnique Harris recently gave birth to a baby girl and now we’re finally getting to see a piece of her in the public. Last night, the star’s mother Tiny Harris shared a precious photo with grandbaby Harris sleeping on the chest of her grandpappy, rapper T.I. So far, the family has not shared the infant’s name. Tiny captured the moment, revealing that the teeny infant had been cradled on T.I.’s chest all night. Tiny wrote: Came right in & took over!! They slept like this all night!! She’s perfect in every way!!…

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King Von Reportedly Wanted to Write Tell-All Book to Release When He Died

The recent passing of King Von has found many mourning the loss of the rapper. Despite the loss, supporters of the rapper have been releasing music along with past moments with Von that were once unseen. Now, one of the final interviews from Von that went down with XXL found the rapper revealing that he had plans on excelling beyond making music. Von noted that the stories he told on wax were inspired by books he read while in prison. He noted that he enjoyed reading the works of writers like…

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EXCLUSIVE: Baby Blue of Pretty Ricky Arraigned in Fraud Case, Feds Trying to Seize Ferrari

Diamond “Baby Blue” Smith of Pretty Ricky was previously accused of falsifying documents to get a COVID-19 relief loan through the program, and also got accused of purchasing a Ferrari with some of the money. Since then, Baby Blue has made his first appearance in court, where he entered a not guilty plea on conspiracy charges to commit fraud according to court records. While at the hearing that took place on January 6, federal prosecutors filed a new charge against the singer, re-filing the conspiracy to commit fraud charge. However,…

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NBA Youngboy & Yaya Mayweather Welcome Newborn Son

  The past year between NBA Youngboy and Floyd Mayweather’s daughter Yaya has been a storied one, as Mayweather was previously accused of stabbing the rapper’s other baby mother. Despite the issues surrounding Yaya and NBA Youngboy, it was noted that the two were remaining alongside each other. Since then, Floyd Mayweather revealed that Yaya and Youngboy were having a baby, saying “If that makes her happy, we’re happy.” Now, news surfaced noting Yaya Mayweather and NBA Youngboy have welcomed a baby boy into the world. The name of the child wasn’t revealed,…

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