Nick Cannon & Chris Brown Are Teaming up For a New Movie
According to Billboard:  Nick Cannon and Chris Brown have reportedly teamed up for a new indie film. Cannon has reportedly signed on to direct, write, producer and star alongside Brown in She Ball, Variety reports. She Ball reportedly centers around a women’s street basketball team. The story will be told through the perspective... Read more
VIDEO: Ajani Jeffries is Skateboarding Around Rochester
In 1992, actor Woody Harrelson helped changed the perception that all white guys suck at basketball in the hit film “White Men Can’t Jump”. In the movie, ball players throughout Los Angeles put money on the line, assuming Harrelson’s character couldn’t play the sport because he was a white... Read more
French Montana – Unforgettable ft. Swae Lee  #TurntThursdays
#turnthursdays #thebeat1055 #rochester 00 Read more
RIT graduate donating $50 million to alma mater
According to WHAM 13 ABC: Henrietta, N.Y. (WHAM)   A 2009 RIT graduate who started a business in his parents’ basement will now donate $50 million to Rochester Institute of Technology – the biggest donation in the school’s history. RIT had promised a “historic announcement…that would dramatically shape the... Read more
Prosecutors Dropped Rape Charge Against Nelly
Rapper, Nelly had a charge dropped for allegedly raping a woman on his tour bus after a show in October by The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in Washington state. Reports are prosecutors were forced to abandon the case because, as previously reported, because the alleged victim refused to... Read more
2 Chainz, T.I., Killer Mike & more celebrate the Democratic victory for Doug Jones in Alabama.
On Tuesday night, a widely respected former U.S. attorney, Democrat Doug Jones, narrowly defeated Republican & alleged pedophile Roy Moore.  Its been 25 years since Alabama elected a Democrat to the United States Senate.  This is a huge deal because it could help swing the control of the senate... Read more
Rapper @YoungRobStone Drops Visual For “Sender” [VIDEO]
Coming off the release of “Money Now” on Monday. San Diego-bred rapper Rob $tone has released his second video of the week “Sender” featuring Malik Burgers and Thommed Cruz. In a statement sent to Billboard, Stone notes the inspiration for the song, saying, “‘Sender’ is a real San Diego type of... Read more
Mary J. Blige, Issa Rae & ‘Get Out’ Earn 2018 Golden Globe Nominations
According to AllHipHopNews:  It’s official. Jordan Peele’s 2017 thriller Get Out is up for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards. Get Out’s submission as a comedy caused controversy online last month. Jordan originally responded to the studios’ decision by tweeting, “’Get Out’ is a documentary.” The... Read more
Rochester’s “Shop with a Cop” Took Place Monday
The Police Foundation’s Seventh Annual “Shop with a Cop” event took place Monday night. The Rochester Police were the Christmas helpers to over two dozen Rochester children.  The children were given each a $25 gift card to do some Christmas shopping. “Obviously our whole job is based around service, and... Read more
NYPD Makes ‘Cringe-Worthy’ Rap Video… Yikes! [VIDEO]
Oh no baby, What is you doing? The NYPD have made a hilariously cringe-worthy drake inspired rap video posted to Youtube. According to the New York Post, The video has gotten some negative feedback: The footage appeared to have been taken down after social-media users blasted the outreach effort.... Read more