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Although President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation had been signed for more than two years, there was no one to enforce the executive order throughout the slave states until the Union soldiers arrived.

XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida earlier today. In the wake of his tragic death, the rapper’s peers have taken to social media to mourn his loss and reflect on his legacy. Kanye West remembered the 20-year-old MC as an inspiration. “I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here,” […]

Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, the rapper known as XXXTentacion, was shot dead in South Florida Monday afternoon, according to local law enforcement. He was 20. The Broward Sheriff’s Office tweeted that law enforcement was responding to a shooting incident in Deerfield Beach, about 40 miles north of Miami. An adult male was taken to an area […]

Getty Image / Uproxx Studios As news of XXXtentacion’s shooting death in Miami makes the rounds, his fans and friends have begun to react, taking to social media to share their thoughts, prayers, and admonitions to remember that despite XXX’s ongoing legal issues, he was still a person. According to TMZ, the embattled rapper was […]

Los Angeles, CA – It appears that Marvin Gaye’s story will be fully realized on the big screen by a hood surgeon who knows a thing or two about blockbuster biopics. Variety has discovered that Dr. Dre himself is taking the reins on a developing Marvin Gaye movie. Prior to this announcement, the likes of […]

In the epic “Star Wars” film franchise, Mark Hamill played Luke Skywalker, part of one of the most well-known father-son relationships ever portrayed on the movie screen. So it seems only fitting that the actor would acknowledge it on Father’s Day.

For the last few months, Lin-Manuel Miranda has been dropping Hamilton-inspired singles every month as part of his #HamilDrops series. And today, he’s dropped a bomb—literally. Digging in the vaults, Miranda liberates an unreleased Mobb Deep song, “Boom Goes the Cannon.” Impacting almost a year to the day we lost the legend, Prodigy and Havoc […]

Returning to Netflix after its acclaimed 2016 debut, Luke Cage returns for a second season on the streaming platform in a matter of days (June 22nd). Accompanying the second season of Jessica Jones, the series will continue the adventures of the bulletproof superhero. Already notching strong early reviews, a final trailer for the season has […]

HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Nas finally dropped his album, Nasir. Also, Tekashi 6ix9ine took a page out of 50 Cent’s book and took his enemy Chief Keef’s baby mama on a Gucci shopping spree. Lastly, the 2018 XXL Freshman list was unveiled with many complaints. Nas Album Done The Kids Are Our […]

After several high-profile artists dropped new releases — including JAY-Z and Beyoncé’s EVERYTHING IS LOVE, Nas’ Nasir and Kanye West’s ye — Q-Tip evidently wants in on the action. On Saturday (June 16), the A Tribe Called Quest de facto leader tweeted, “The last Zulu aka the riot diary #ComingSoon.” The last Zulu aka the riot diary #ComingSoon […]

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