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Afeni Shakur, Activist And Mother of Tupac, Dies at 69

2016 has been a brutal, sad year thus far. Activist, poet and mother to Tupac, Afeni Shakur,  passed away on Monday evening. She is said to have suffered a cardiac arrest and was taken to a local hospital in California where she died, according to New York Daily News. She was 69 years old.

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Kanye West To White Music Critic: “You Are Everything That’s Wrong With The Old Guard”

You would think that by now older, white, self-proclaimed “gatekeepers” of music would stop questioning Kanye’s relevance, given his hugely successful musical output and position as cultural icon. Unfortunately, the chorus of older white people yelling “WHO IS THIS KANYE MAN AND WHY” is still growing strong. This much was made clear by Bob Ezrin, a… More »


#KanyeJobTitles Is The Internet’s Best Response To Kanye’s Latest Boast

Nope, not quite done talking about Kanye’s Big Day Out yet! One of the other notable quotes that came out of Kanye’s mouth yesterday, beyond all the gushing he did about Kim Kardashian, was when he, while telling Angie Martinez why he was dropping Nike and starting a partnership with Adidas, explained his intension to… More »


Conservative Congressman Says He Really Identifies With Public Enemy

Republican representative and Jason Sudeikis lookalike Trey Radel has not listened to a lot of rap in his lifetime. I’m guessing this, because the man claims that his values are accurately reflected in the music of Public Enemy, and other “so-called gansta rap” artists. Radel is particularly enamoured of the 1989 Public Enemy track “Fight… More »


Rihanna Pays Homage To Tupac With Icky-Looking Tattoo

Rihanna, girl. I loved Tupac too. RIP! “Me & My Girlfriend” is one of my favorite songs. Such a brilliant metaphor, his girlfriend being his gun. But I choose to remember him in ways that don’t include getting “THUG LIFE” tattooed in white ink on my knuckles. I wish you could have done the same,… More »


5 Celebs With (Alleged) Posthumous Sex Tapes

Celebrity sex tapes are so common, we barely even bat an eyelash at our favorite stars getting down on film. Once you’ve seen Eric Dane, Rebecca Gayheart, and Kari Anne Peniche sitting in a jacuzzi together, you’ve seen them all. But things are a little different if a celebrity has passed on. Are you sitting… More »