Drake’s OVO Partners with NBA Toronto Raptors Announce ‘Welcome Toronto’
This last Wednesday night at the Air Canada Centre before the  Toronto Raptors vs. Detroit Pistons basketball game, Drake and Raptors President Masai Ujiri held a press conference in the arena atrium to announce their $2.4M donation to help two basketball initiatives and partnership with Drake’s OVO. The funds will... Read more
Jeezy’s Investment  in Avión Worth Millions After Company Gets Acquired
According to AllHipHop News: Atlanta rapper Jeezy just scored a fortune, after the remaining stake in the tequila brand he invested in was purchased today (January 17). Avión was acquired by the multi-billion dollar global spirits brand Pernod Ricard according to reps for the company. Representatives for Avión said Founder... Read more
New Sean Dream/Drake/Beyonce Bops for January 2018 (@soundsofadream)
Stellar producer Sean Dream F/K/A (dreamchild) has delivered a smooth reworking of several bops from Drake and Beyonce. Tying the experience together is a melodic foundation that you’ve come to expect from Sean Dream. Check out several of his latest bops below. Follow him on Twitter @soundsofadream.    ... Read more
Donald Glover Flips in New Trailer for Second Season of ‘Atlanta’
When Donald Glover isn’t being Childish Gambino he’s the creator and star of Atlanta.  The anticipation for the second season of Atlanta peaked our curiosity with a teaser that consisted of a single panning shot featuring star/creator Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield, and Zazie Beetz’s characters in various settings, like... Read more
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – TIME
The Extraordinary life of  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   At 33, he was pressing the case of civil rights with President John Kennedy. At 34, he galvanized the nation with his “I Have a Dream” speech.   At 35, he won the Nobel Peace Prize.   At 39, he was assassinated,... Read more
Mary J. Blige Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Beat 1055 Congratulates and Celebrate Mary J. Blige for getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  The 411 is that  Mary J. Blige was honored on Thursday in Hollywood.  Watch her acceptance speech here. The hip-hop star received her star on the Boulevard during a ceremony... Read more
Charlamagne Defends Ginuwine After Being Labeled Transphobic
Charlamagne Defends Ginuwine After Being Labeled Transphobic By Twitter Stampede. 00 Read more
Winter Storm Could Pelt Rochester area again with Significant Snow and Ice
According to Democrat & Chronicle:  The next winter storm could bring up to 10 inches of snow to Monroe and surrounding counties. The National Weather Service says the storm is expected to reach the area Friday afternoon and has issued a winter storm watch for Monroe, Wayne, Genesee, Ontario... Read more
The Beat 105.5 Artists Bruno Mars & Cardi B, Daddy Yankee will Perform at 2018 Grammys
The Grammys, music’s biggest night is going bigger!  Bruno Mars and Cardi B will bring their remix of “Finesse” to the Grammy stage when the 60th Annual awards come back to New York City on Sunday Jan. 28 were announced Wednesday (Jan. 10). The Recording Academy revealed that 2018 Grammy nominees Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee,... Read more
Oprah Winfrey Monumental Speech 2018 Golden Globes. Loud roar for Oprah 2020
According to E! News:  After her inspiring speech while accepting the Cecille B. DeMille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes, Oprah’s fans have made one thing clear—they want Miss O to run for President in 2020—and they quickly hopped on Twitter to make their feelings clear on the information superhighway on Sunday... Read more