Dr. Dre Donates $10,000,000 to Build Performing Arts Center for Compton, Calif., High School

Hip-hop icon Dr. Dre has shelled out a cool $10 million to help develop a performing arts center for one of the high schools in his native Compton, Calif., the Compton Unified School District announced Thursday. The center—which will be part of the new Compton High School—will include several creative resources, as well as a… continue reading →

Jay Z: For Father’s Day, I’m Taking On the Exploitative Bail Industry

Seventeen years ago I made a song, “Guilty Until Proven Innocent.” I flipped the Latin phrase that is considered the bedrock principle of our criminal justice system, ei incumbit probatio qui dicit (the burden of proof is on the one who declares, not on one who denies). If you’re from neighborhoods like the Brooklyn one… continue reading →

NEW MUSIC ALERT: DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts [New Video]

DJ Khaled may have the song of the summer with this one. With just a week to go before the release of his Grateful album, DJ Khaled drops the highly-anticipated video for “Wild Thoughts” featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller. The song samples Carlos Santana’s “Maria Maria” and the video was shot in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood. We… continue reading →

Warriors deny they’ve made decision on White House visit

It didn’t take the Golden State Warriors long to decide to skip the traditional championship White House visit. Less than 24 hours after winning the 2017 NBA Finals on Monday night, the Warriors unanimously voted to decline the expected White House invitation, according to several reports including one by CNBC analyst Josh Brown. Brown deleted the tweet… continue reading →

BREAKING NEWS: Michael Kors Closing Up to 125 Stores As Sales Plummet

Michael Kors (KORS, -0.24%) is closing up to 125 stores this year as it continues to partially unwind an aggressive expansion that had served it well when its namesake brand was hot. The upscale brand reported on Wednesday that sales at stores open at least a year (comparable sales) fell 14.1% in its most recent quarter,… continue reading →