On the extended version of his 1988 single “I Wish U Heaven,” Prince sang “Take this beat / I don’t mind / Got plenty others / and they’re so fine!” Apparently a few hip-hop producers got the message and began mining Prince’s catalog for samples! Here are a few of our favorites! Kanye West “Big […]

  The legendary DJ Kool Herc is a brother in need. He is hospitalized for an unrevealed condition and currently has no medical insurance. So DJ Premier announced on his radio show, “Live from the HeadQCourterz” that the legend is in need of financial assistance. While there’s no specific details on Herc’s illness, Premier claims […]

via:eurweb Before we go into this story we think we need to run down a few facts regarding the group Salt-n-Pepa: hailing from Queens, New York and founded in 1985, Salt-N-Pepa is the best selling female rap act of all time with 15 million albums sold to date. “Hot, Cool & Vicious” went platinum, “A […]

TNT’s Pilot of Updated Dallas to Feature Returns of Original Series Stars Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray Cast of Younger Dallas Generation to Include Jordana Brewster and Josh Henderson Three iconic stars who played pivotal roles in

  It is a very sad time for Bobby Brown and his family, as he is grieving the loss of his mother. On Monday, Whitney Houston sang at her former mother-in-law’s funeral in Boston, Mass. According to reports, Houston sang twice at the remembrance service for her former mother-in-law, Carole Brown, who passed away Thursday […]

 via:abcnews  Reuters has confirmed that as of September 2010, 2011 Super Bowl commercials will cost around $3 million dollars for a 30 second spot. CBS claims that 90% of the ads have been sold at the end of September.  PEPSI has said it will run at least six commercials and GM has announced that they will be […]

For anyone who has ever attended an HBCU (Historically Black College and/or University), they will tell you how true to life the title A Different World is. The show itself was a spot-on depiction of life on a college campus where the majority, if not all, the students are of color. Beginning as a spin-off […]

You got questions? These nine television hosts probably had them too, for a wide array of celebrities, politicians, athletes, and everyday people with amazing stories. Check out our list of the nine best black television talk show hosts. 1. Oprah Winfrey Initially The Oprah Winfrey Show was just another talk show when it debuted in […]

Don’t get me wrong.  I have nothing against The Cosby Show.  It’s not only one of the best black sitcoms to ever be produced, but one of the best sitcoms, period.  But when it comes to ranking black sitcoms, The Cosby Show is the “Thriller” of the medium.  It will almost always land at the […]

In the 1980s, musicians only scratched the surface of what could be done with the music video. Michael Jackson set the standard and in the 1990s, everyone raced to match or surpass him.