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Getty Image / Uproxx Studios Stan Lee, the founder of Marvel Comics and creator of iconic franchises like Spider-Man, X-Men, and the Fantastic Four, has died at age 95. Unsurprisingly, his death has sent waves of grief reverberating throughout social media, including within hip-hop circles. The connection between hip-hop and comic books is well-established. Not […]

Comic book legend Stan Lee died on Monday and celebrities who have portrayed his Marvel Universe characters in movies and on TV are posting emotional tributes to his life. Lee, who died at the age of 95, helped create some of the best-known comic book characters of all time, including Spider-Man, Hulk, Thor, the X-Men,…

Born in Toronto to Nigerian parents, ODIE is seeing a huge boost in his career thanks to the increasing popularity of his debut project Analogue. The project, released back in April stands as one of my favorites of the year, with “Bliss City,” “North Face” & “Story” standing as my favorites. [embedded content] In an interview with Pigeons […]

Weekly Dope. With another seven days in the books, we’re back with another Weekly Dope playlist to help get you all caught up. On the artwork, we’ve got a mix of 9th Wonder for his JAMLA Is The Squad II compilation, Smino for his NØIR album, and Masta Ace for sharing A Breukelen Story with […]

Stan Lee, the co-creator of countless Marvel comic book characters that have become staples in pop culture, died on Monday at the age of 95.   Lee had previously suffered a health scare in January, when he was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital after experiencing shortness of breath and an irregular heartbeat, according to a…

Adding onto the list of hip-hop artists who’ve had their hand in soundtrack’s for movies this year which includes Kendrick for Black Panther, Future for SuperFly & Travis Scott for NBA 2K19 Mike Will Made It is up next as he’s set as the executive producer of the soundtrack to Creed II. Mike Will has been teasing his work on […]

Midterm elections are usually thought of as a referendum on the president. But for many Americans, the 2018 midterms were a referendum on so much more. When she sat down with WNYC’s Kai Wright, HuffPost Editor-in-Chief Lydia Polgreen called this election cycle “a referendum on our character as a nation.” And as with the many […]

A black security guard was shot dead by a police officer as he held down a gunman at the bar where he worked. Jemel Roberson, 26, was working early Sunday at Manny’s Blue Room ― a bar in the predominantly black Chicago suburb of Robbins, Illinois ― when a patron who was part of a […]

I’ve watched the trailer for “My Brilliant Friend,” the first installment of HBO’s adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels, about 30 times. I’m not joking. I’ve been watching it three to five times in a sitting, ever since it came out. Every time I tear up. But the reason I get emotional doesn’t have so […]

Serena Williams has been named GQ’s Woman of the Year 2018, and is one of four honorees to be featured on the cover of GQ’s 23rd-annual Men of the Year issue. Williams shares the honor with Director of the Year, Jonah Hill, as well as actors Henry Golding (Star of the Year) and Michael B. Jordan […]


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