The Beat 1055 New Incentive Program for High School Students
WLGZ-FM The Beat 1055 will be at University Prep Charter School for Young Men (UPREP) this week to premiere...
Nick Cannon and Friends Coming To Rochester
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK—The cast and crew of the popular Hip-Hop embedded comedy improv show “Wild ‘N Out Live”—as seen...
Upcoming Rochester Pop-up Shop Is An Example of Kwanzaa’s “Cooperative Economics” Principle
Rochester, New York—On Saturday, December 29 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m., local celebrity photographer Christopher Cardwell of GoodKnews...
Lil Nas X Announces Release Date For Debut EP “7”
Lil Nas X looks to maintain the momentum of his breakthrough single “Old Town Road” with the upcoming release of his 7 EP. The country trap artist has announced his debut project will drop this Friday (June 21). “7 DROPS ON JUNE 21ST!!” he wrote on Twitter, alongside an... Read more
Andre 3000 Found Wandering Around Airport Playing a Flute
André 3000 is probably one of the most elusive rappers in hip-hop, but he was recently spotted by a passerby playing the flute in the airport. No, it’s not a joke. On Friday (June 14), journalist Antonia Cereijido jumped on Twitter to inform her followers that she’d spotted André... Read more
Missy Elliott Becomes First Female Rapper Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame
It’s official. Missy Elliott has just become the first female rapper to be inducted into the coveted Songwriters Hall of Fame. Last night (June 13), the Virginia native was the guest of honor at the induction ceremony in New York City. Other women in hip-hop like Da Brat and Lizzo were in... Read more
Judge Finds Probable Cause To Charge Lil Durk With Attempted Murder In Atlanta Shooting
Lil Durk is set to face attempted murder and multiple other felonies after a judge found probable cause to charge him over a shooting in Atlanta earlier this year. Durk appeared at a hearing Friday (June 14) where a police detective testified to viewing surveillance footage that allegedly shows... Read more
Birdman and Benny Boom To Produce Indie Nigerian Film ‘Tazmanian Devil’
Iconic music industry icons turned filmmakers join Solomon Onita Jr. behind the scenes in new drama film. Benny Boom’s extension into feature films continues with help from the Cash Money honcho Bryan ‘Birdman’ Williams with the two producing Nigerian drama, Tazmanian Devil.  According to Deadline, the project comes from Solomon Onita, Jr. The... Read more
The Cast Of ‘SHAFT’ Talk Family Traditions, Power And The Film’s Legacy
VIBE chats with the cast about holding power, red flags in dating, and why the film’s legacy continues to live on. Back in 1971, Richard Roundtree became the face of the legendary crime/blaxploitation film SHAFT. His influence in the role paved the way for a new generation of black... Read more
Khloe Kardashian Congratulates Lamar Odom On Making NYT Best-Sellers List
Odom’s tell-all memoir, “Darkness To Light,” landed in the #6 spot. Former NBA star Lamar Odom spilled all his secrets in his memoir Darkness To Light. Odom shared stories about his drug addiction, sexual exploits with prostitutes, personal failures, as well as behind-the-scenes details of his marriage to Khloe Kardashian.... Read more
Kawhi Leonard’s Raptors Championship Proves He’s A Dynasty Killer
Kawhi has now stopped two three-peats from happening. Heading into the 2018-2019 NBA season, there were a plethora of questions surrounding Kawhi Leonard and his character. On Thursday night, Leonard put all of the doubters out to pasture as he led the Toronto Raptors to their first ever NBA Championship... Read more
Winners and losers from Warriors’ clutch Game 5 victory over Raptors
Facing elimination in Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors, the Golden State Warriors dug deep and kept the series alive. The first half was wild, with both teams putting together solid runs. Golden State took a six-point lead, 62-56, into the locker room as Stephen... Read more
DJ Khaled Reportedly Suing Billboard Over Disqualified “Father Of Asahd” Merch Sales
DJ Khaled is reportedly planning a massive lawsuit against Billboard for allegedly failing to count over 100,000 of Father Of Asahd sales. Page Six reports Khaled’s attorneys have issued a letter to Silvio Pietroluongo, Billboard’s Senior Vice President of charts and data development, threatening to sue. Khaled is reportedly upset Billboard... Read more