Prodigy of Mobb Deep dead at 42

Often the front man, but one half of the legendary Queens Hip-Hop duo Prodigy of Mobb Deep has passed away this morning at the age of 42. For decades he has been battling the disease with no known cure sickle cell. The P double aka VIP will be greatly missed by the hip-hop community. Watch…

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COLIN KAEPERNICK COVERS TIME MAGAZINE

As told by TIME magazine “The perilous fight. How national anthem protests led by Colin Kaepernick are fueling a debate.” TIME photo-illustration. Photograph by Michael Zagaris—Getty Images. The NFL season is in full swing an during the pre-season Colin Kaepernick decided to take a stance or lack of one. He decided to sit during the…

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PHIFE DAWG PASSES AWAY AT 45

Hip hop legend Phife Dawg born Malik Isaac Taylor of the world famous Tribe Called Quest has passed away at the age of 45. Although his cause of death is still unknown, He has been battling diabetes since being diagnosed in 1990 and received a kidney transplant in 2008. RIP Malik the 5 foot freak…

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VERIZON BUYS AOL FOR 4.4 BILLION!

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, or $50 a share, the companies announced Tuesday. The deal is part of Verizon’s (VZ, Tech30) new focus on digital and video platforms, as well as its connected device network, which it calls “Internet of Things,” the telecommunications company said. AOL (AOL, Tech30), best known in the…

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ANGIE MARTINEZ RESIGNS FROM HOT 97!

The voice of New York City radio Angie Martinez resigned today from HOT 97 radio in NYC. She had this to say on her instagram. “Today I resigned from HOT97. I am grateful to the Emmis family for my time with the company and the immeasurable way that it has shaped my life. We made…

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MAYA ANGELOU PASSES AWAY AT AGE 86.

Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, novelist and actress whose work defied description under a simple label, has died, her literary agent, Helen Brann, said Wednesday. She died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Brann said. A professor, singer and dancer, Angelou’s work spans several professions. In 2011, President Barack Obama awarded her with the…

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AT&T BUYS DIRECTV FOR AN ESTIMATED 49 BILLION!

Yes it is true. AT&T buys DirecTV! AT&T said Sunday that it had agreed to acquire America’s biggest satellite television provider, DirecTV, in a deal worth almost $50 billion. With DirecTV, AT&T would be the country’s No. 2 provider of television subscribers behind a combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable. Together, AT&T and Comcast would control more…

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