Empire state of mind. Derrick Rose has reportedly traded to the New York Knicks. Rose leaves behind his hometown Chicago Bulls in a trade that sends off Robin Lopez, Jerian Grant and Jose Calderon. More details as they unravel.
Chance The Rapper will be spreading the gospel like TBN starting September 15th. The rising Chicago rap star kicks off his Magnificent Coloring World Tour in San Diego and will trek across North America. Get tickets here.
Frank Ocean still ain’t release no damn music but at least his hearts in the right place. Even if that place isn’t the studio. Read what he has to say in response to the tragedy that occurred at Pulse night club in Orlando, Florida. I read in the paper that my brothers are being thrown…Details
Talk about dodging bullets. Troy Ave has been locked up for almost a month since the shooting at Irving Plaza took place during a T.I. concert. The Brooklyn rapper was caught on camera exiting a Green Room and entering the VIP area of the venue holding a gun which he also fired into the crowd.…Details
Budweisers annual Made In America Festival will be going down Sept. 3-4th in Philadelphia. On the bill to perform is Coldplay, Rihanna, Jamie xx, Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz, Chance The Rapper, Tory Lanez, ASAP Ferg, Kodak Black, Lil Uzi Vert, Bryson Tiller, and more.
Vince Staples (@vincestaples) has had a banner year since the release of his album Summertime 06. Vince also quickly became one of the standout personalities in rap for his hot takes on sports and other things going on in the world. Read his cover story with The Fader here.
2016 claims another one. Atrell Cordes bka Prince Be of 90’s Duo PM Dawn had passed away. Prince has long battled with diabetes is now dead at the age 46, according to a statement issued by his cousin and partner in rhyme Doc G. Our prayers are with their family at this time.