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Black author Karyn Langhorne Folan has released a new book, Don’t Bring Home a White Boy: And Other Notions that Keep Black Women From Dating Out, which implores black women to make like Paula Patton and date outside the race.
Now that MySpace has finally eliminated the spam problem that plagues their users and fulfilled all of its original vision, they’ve turned their attention to more pressing issues, such as ridding the site of Coco’s female curvature.
The NAACP Image Awards took place last night. Precious swept the house and mopped the floor with Gabby’s arms. Precious, a movie about an illiterate Harlem teen who is pregnant with her 2nd child, won an impressive 6 awards. It won for best picture, best independent picture, best actress for its star Gabourey Sidibe, best writing, and best directing. Which brings me to my next point. Precious director Lee Daniels gave what was arguably the most ignorant acceptance speech ever.
Here’s a wrap-up of the week’s best tracks, including new jawns from Canibus, Snoop, Trae, and Grafh. Plus, my thoughts on all the songs. Enjoy.
Redlight Boogie (aka SugaCane) is a Dutch mc who has been a pillar of the Dutch HipHop scene for close to twenty years. He recently released his international debut album ‘Dirty Money, Clean Hands‘ on…
Murdoc Niccals took over BBC Radio 1 yesterday and premiered another track of the upcoming Gorillaz album. But that’s not all of the digital goodies the animated band dropped. Hit the jump for the whole…
Welcome to today’s installment of Cuban Linx, a wrap-up of the hottest stories and links from around the web. Proceed for some linking goodness.
The Diabolical Biz Markie stormed the U.S. capital Wednesday to campaign for clean energy. Biz joined the likes of actress Gloria Reuben, Congressman Andre Carson, Hip Hop Caucus President Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Black Leadership Forum President and CEO Gary Flowers for the last leg of the Hip Hop Caucus’ Clean Energy Now! bus tour.
Amber Rose is really Grace Jones moonlighting as a light-skinned baldie. Who woulda thunk it?
A photo recap of Jay-Z’s Blueprint 3 tour stop in Houston, TX.
Funnyman Tracy Morgan teamed up with Jimmy Kimmel for a music video titled “Impregn8ed” that aired on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. Comedy gold awaits you under the hood.
The good folks at Okayplayer TV sat down with Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek to discuss the upcoming Reflection Eternal album (Revolutions Per Minute), their latest RE:Union mixtape with Statik Selektah, among other issues. April 6 can’t come soon enough.